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Zaha Hadid Architects’ Eleftheria Square inaugurated in Nicosia

31-12-2021

Zaha Hadid Architects’ Eleftheria Square inaugurated in Nicosia

Eleftheria Square in Nicosia, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, was inaugurated recently: a project of great symbolic value in a divided city. The new square is not just a space uniting the community but the initial step in a proposed urban development plan for reunification of the entire city.

Kärdla City Pavilion designed by the Bornstein Lyckefors Arkitekter and Mareld Landscape Studios

01-11-2021

Kärdla City Pavilion designed by the Bornstein Lyckefors Arkitekter and Mareld Landscape Studios

Swedish architecture firm Bornstein Lyckefors Arkitekter, together with Swedish landscape architects from the Mareld Landscape studio have recently renovated the central square of the town of Kärdla, in Estonia. The intervention is one of several projects launched to celebrate the centenary of the nation’s declaration of independence.

29-07-2021

"Prossima Apertura", an urban regeneration project in Aprilia

Prossima Apertura is an urban regeneration project led by Orizzontale, NOEO and ADML Architetti, recently completed in Aprilia, in the Lazio region of central Italy. Through skills and strategies complementary to the architectural project, the multidisciplinary group experimented with a methodology that can be replicated and adapted in other places and contexts. The team was thus able to develop what can be considered the prototype of a new way of designing and understanding public space.

Moving Dunes, an installation by NÓS in Montreal

10-11-2020

Moving Dunes, an installation by NÓS in Montreal

With Moving Dunes, the Canadian studio NÓS has designed an urban project in the centre of Montreal based on the concept of anamorphosis. This method revolves around a distorted projection requiring the viewer to occupy a specific vantage point, use special devices or both to view a recognizable image and here it animated their installation that they propose as an experiential mirage.

DAP studio, via Monviso Square Garden, Garbagnate

07-10-2020

DAP studio, via Monviso Square Garden, Garbagnate

The recent urban regeneration project designed by the DAP studio transformed an abandoned area, on the outskirt of Milan's Garbagnate district, into a square-garden that has become a point of reference for an entire neighbourhood. Whatâ's more, the space became the protagonist of a short film selected among the 20 finalists of the first edition of the Venice Architecture Short Film Festival, an event organised by the ArchiTuned cultural association and dubbed "Living Together Again".

V-Plaza by 3deluxe in Kaunas, Lithuania, an urban living room

16-07-2020

V-Plaza by 3deluxe in Kaunas, Lithuania, an urban living room

V-Plaza, the work of the German architecture studio 3deluxe stands amid a newly designed set of buildings in Kaunas, Lithuania. This visionary plaza celebrates contemporary mobility and technology of the future—a joyful combination of skate park, playground and urban living room for the community.

The DROM studio transforms a monotonous square - Azatlyk Square - into a lively public space

02-06-2020

The DROM studio transforms a monotonous square - Azatlyk Square - into a lively public space

The recently completed Azatlyk square in Naberezhnye Chelny, in west-central Russia, is a contemporary, dynamic and multifunctional space dominated by a panoramic orange spiral-shaped platform. The renovation project, which gave the square its own, unique identity and the city a public space well-appreciated by its inhabitants, was designed by the DROM architecture studio in collaboration with the Strelka KB firm.

Led lighting and glass for Willem II Passage in Tilburg

15-05-2020

Led lighting and glass for Willem II Passage in Tilburg

A cycling and pedestrian passage has been given iconic power with LED lighting and matte glazed bricks

Stodistante, public space for conscious use by Caret Studio

14-05-2020

Stodistante, public space for conscious use by Caret Studio

We’ve moved from the coronavirus lockdown to phase 2 of the pandemic, and we need to learn how to repopulate public places in cities while remaining physically distant. The Italian architects from Caret Studio have addressed this issue head-on with their proposal in Vicchio, Tuscany.

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