Tag Landscape

The recovery of Catharijnesingel in Utrecht by OKRA Landschapsarchitecten

26-08-2022

The recovery of Catharijnesingel in Utrecht by OKRA Landschapsarchitecten

In Utrecht, the Netherlands, the rehabilitation of the Catharijnesingel, a work by studio OKRA Landschapsarchitecten, is among the five finalists for the prestigious European Prize for Urban Public Space edition 2022. The result is the reopening of a canal with multiple benefits for citizens, ranging from microclimate to biodiversity to urban resilience.

Finalists for the 2022 European Prize for Urban Public Space announced

25-07-2022

Finalists for the 2022 European Prize for Urban Public Space announced

The European Prize for Urban Public Space is a biennial award presented by the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, or Contemporary Culture Centre of Barcelona (CCCB), which has announced the selected works and the finalists in the 11th edition of the prize. The winner will be announced at the awards ceremony to be held at CCCB on 14 and 15 November 2022.

Interdisciplinary study for a low carbon emissions viewpoint

26-04-2022

Interdisciplinary study for a low carbon emissions viewpoint

An observation tower constructed by students and faculty from Virginia Tech in Radford, Virginia, USA combines advanced research in timber with innovative off-site assembly methods. The New River Train Observation Tower sets an example for the construction of low carbon emissions structures, and is the world’s first building to employ modular construction methods with HCLT timber.

LAND presents Parco Unione, the green lung of the former Falck areas

06-04-2022

LAND presents Parco Unione, the green lung of the former Falck areas

With its 1.5 million square metres, the transformation of the former Falck areas in Sesto San Giovanni, in the province of Milan, constitute the most extensive urban redevelopment project underway in Italy and one of the largest in Europe. The LAND studio recently presented the Parco Unione project, the first important step in the massive transformation.

The Lookout Spike, a lookout point by Mjölk architekti

07-03-2022

The Lookout Spike, a lookout point by Mjölk architekti

The Czech studio Mjölk architekti has created a new lookout point near the town of Tanvald, in North Moravia. Although it is an element inspired by the nearby bobsleigh track and therefore characterised by a decidedly futuristic formal appearance, it gracefully fits as a new landmark in the surrounding landscape.

NU architectuuratelier’s concrete and timber reception building

14-01-2022

NU architectuuratelier’s concrete and timber reception building

The new multifunctional entrance to Meise botanical gardens, in Belgium, incorporates a number of logistical facilities in a concrete and timber building

Lookout by henkai architekti with ZAHRADA-PARK-KRAJINA

10-01-2022

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.

The first Cornelia Hahn Oberlander International Landscape Architecture Prize

02-11-2021

The first Cornelia Hahn Oberlander International Landscape Architecture Prize

The American Cultural Landscape Foundation, or TCLF, has announced the first winner of the new biennial Oberlander Prize, named after the late landscape architect Cornelia Hahn Oberlander and bestowed on a recipient who is "exceptionally talented, creative, courageous, and visionary”. The first winner is Julie Bargmann.

Liquid Landscape by Studio Roosegaarde for Arte Sella

02-09-2021

Liquid Landscape by Studio Roosegaarde for Arte Sella

Since a few days, Italy can also boast an installation by the Dutch artist and innovator Daan Roosegaarde. At the Arte Sella contemporary open-air museum in the Malga Costa area of Borgo Valsugana in Trentino-Alto Adige, Liquid Landscape is a work of art waiting to be experienced.

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