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Hage, a green and social space for a neighbourhood in the making in Lund

02-09-2022

Hage, a green and social space for a neighbourhood in the making in Lund

Designed by Norwegian architects Brendeland & Kristoffersen, in collaboration with engineers Price and Myers, the Hage garden in the Swedish city of Lund consists of a canopy, a seating area and a brick wall. It answers the question of how to build a new community, starting with social space. Above all, it is among the five finalists in the 11th European Prize for Urban Public Space.

From garage to studio, a transformation in Seattle

01-09-2022

From garage to studio, a transformation in Seattle

In Seattle's Ballard district, the architects of Mutuus Studio, Jim Friesz and Kristen Becker have transformed an old garage into a small studio measuring approximately 33 square metres. The project, realised in collaboration with Crescent Builds, follows the wish of the owners and proposes a multifunctional living space for all members of the family.

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.

New offices of Cushing Terrell studio in Seattle

24-08-2022

New offices of Cushing Terrell studio in Seattle

Multidisciplinary design studio Cushing Terrell has opened its new office in Seattle's Waterfront District on the seventh floor of the Agen Warehouse, a 1910 listed building. The redevelopment of the preexistence is the calling card of the studio's working philosophy.

Asti Architetti and the restoration of the Torre Velasca in Milan

23-08-2022

Asti Architetti and the restoration of the Torre Velasca in Milan

The architecture firm Asti Architetti oversaw the restoration project of the Torre Velasca, built between 1956 and 1958 by the BBPR architectural partnership, which has since then become a landmark of this Italian city. After 18 months of renovation work and more than two years of planning, this iconic building is about to be visible again within the city and to its citizens. In fact, the scaffolding and tarps that covered the façades are being taken down, and this operation should be completed by the end of September.

Place Saint Sernin, reorganisation of public space in Toulouse

12-08-2022

Place Saint Sernin, reorganisation of public space in Toulouse

In Toulouse, the Place Saint Sernin reorganisation project by Barcelona-based BAU brings public space back into the historic centre of the French city. This intervention, begun in 2015 and completed in 2020, where cars give way to trees and benches, is among the finalists for the European Prize for Public Space 2022.

Sporta pils dārzi in Riga, European Prize for Urban Public Space finalist

04-08-2022

Sporta pils dārzi in Riga, European Prize for Urban Public Space finalist

The "Sporta pils dārzi" urban community garden in Riga, Latvia, created by Artilērijas dārzi, is the result of a community initiative to recover an abandoned lot and presents itself as a new type of public space. Here, a combination of productive, cultural and social logics, as well as nature, are integrated into a shared urban place. The project is one of the five finalists of the 2022 European Prize for Urban Public Space.

lialawlab designs FUNFUN GALLERY in Hangzhou

02-08-2022

lialawlab designs FUNFUN GALLERY in Hangzhou

The two designers of the lialawlab studio in Hangzhou, Lia Feng and Haifeng Luo, have designed the FUNFUN Gallery in their city, inside a former silk printing and dyeing factory. The project offers a multifunctional space for creative users and is open to future changes. The designers' attention was focused on creating a captivating physical place where users could enjoy emotional experiences.

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