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External Reference presents Escaleras y Mirador Vela

29-12-2022 - Landscaping

External Reference presents Escaleras y Mirador Vela

"Escaleras y Mirador Vela" is a new project by Carmelo Zappulla’s architectural practice External Reference connecting Passeig del Mare Nostrum with Plaça de la Rosa dels Vents on the Barceloneta waterfront. The project presents an architectural façade accessible via a stairway and a raised waterfront promenade 9.30 metres above the ground.

Lollipop Street, public space in Shanghai by 100architects

27-12-2022 - Landscaping

Lollipop Street, public space in Shanghai by 100architects

The 100architects international architecture studio has created a colourful intervention for the activation of the public space in a square in front of the Jinyang shopping centre in Shanghai, China. As the name "Lollipop Street" implies, in their language, the playful elements installed draw inspiration from the imaginary “candy world”.

The Guard Patrol, enjoying the landscape with Mjölk architekti

21-12-2022 - Landscaping

The Guard Patrol, enjoying the landscape with Mjölk architekti

Czech studio Mjölk architekti has added four panoramic viewpoints to a strategic spot on Stráž Mountain in the Czech Republic, giving architectural form to the four patrons depicted in the coat of arms of the town of Rokytnice, which was founded by merging four villages: the Fox, the Bear, the Sheep and the Miner.

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A sculpture park in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

16-02-2022 - Landscaping

A sculpture park in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Tamaraceite Park in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, designed by architect Hector Martínez and sculptor Juan E. Correa, falls somewhere between architecture and sculpture, between landscape and art. “Corrientes” redevelops a classic non-place in the city and turns it into a public place with a social function.

100architects, Over The Rainbow

08-02-2022 - Landscaping

100architects, Over The Rainbow

International architectural practice 100architects created Over the Rainbow, a brightly coloured playground on the formerly unused rooftop terrace of a shopping centre in Changsha, China.

Downsview Wind Rose, public art in Toronto

17-01-2022 - Landscaping

Downsview Wind Rose, public art in Toronto

A dynamic interactive structure created by Future Simple Studio in collaboration with Born in the North and Dept of Words & Deeds celebrates the wind, the view and indigenous connections. The installation in Downsview Park in Toronto, Canada was produced as part of XOXO Downsview, a public art project in coordination with ArtworxTO.

Lookout by henkai architekti with ZAHRADA-PARK-KRAJINA

10-01-2022 - Landscaping

Lookout by henkai architekti with ZAHRADA-PARK-KRAJINA

An architectural project on an abandoned hill in an old sandstone quarry enriches the experience of visitors to the Beskydy Protected Landscape Area. The project by Czech studio henkai architekti with ZAHRADA-PARK-KRAJINA provides new paths and three little architectural structures as lookouts for contemplating the landscape.

Light and prisms for an installation by Hakuten Creative in Sarushima

04-01-2022 - Landscaping

Light and prisms for an installation by Hakuten Creative in Sarushima

Japanese studio Hakuten Creative created an installation based on the use of prisms for an art event held on Sarushima, an island used by the military until World War II. The project preserves memories of the past through various expressions of art and design to prevent them from being forgotten.

Onda Atlántica, a footbridge in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

16-12-2021 - Landscaping

Onda Atlántica, a footbridge in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Onda Arquitectura and architect and urban planner Javier Haddad built an infrastructure in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria with a light, undulating form responding to the particular features of the site, a true landmark in the city offering new public spaces.

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