Tag Urban Park

External Reference presents Escaleras y Mirador Vela

29-12-2022

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.

The Moon Garden completes Milan’s Portello Park

25-11-2022

The Moon Garden completes Milan’s Portello Park

The Moon Garden is the last lot in a project commissioned by Iper Montebello Spa, designed by Charles Jencks and Andreas Kipar and developed by LAND Italia on the former Alfa Romeo industrial site at Portello. This final lot concludes a process that began more than 20 years ago, bringing the size of the park up to a total of about 73 thousand square metres.

Exhibition on the Olympic Park in Munich at the Architekturgalerie München

24-11-2022

Exhibition on the Olympic Park in Munich at the Architekturgalerie München

An exhibition on the Olympic Park in Munich at the Architekturgalerie München celebrates one of the most famous projects created by Günther Grzimek (1915-1996), a German landscape architect and advocate of a so-called democratic green. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the structures and of the park created for the 1972 Olympic Games. The exhibition is curated by Prof. Regine Keller with current photographs by The Pk Odessa Co.

The European Prize for Urban Public Space 2022 goes to Utrecht

21-11-2022

The European Prize for Urban Public Space 2022 goes to Utrecht

The wait is over. On November 15, the 2022 European Prize for Urban Public Space was awarded during a ceremony at the CCCB (Barcelona Contemporary Culture Centre). The winning project is the restoration of the Catharijnesingel canal in Utrecht, the Netherlands, by the Dutch OKRA landschapsarchitecten studio.

Chao Phraya Sky Park in Bangkok

15-11-2022

Chao Phraya Sky Park in Bangkok

Chao Phraya Sky Park in Bangkok is a green landmark in the Thai capital, created out of the ruins of a railway infrastructure project left abandoned 40 years ago. The work of landscape architecture and urban planning studio LANDPROCESS has made this urban non-place into the nation’s first pedestrian bridge park spanning a river, an oasis of well-being for people, flora and fauna.

Floriade Expo 2022 prequel to Hortus, a sustainable urban district

11-10-2022

Floriade Expo 2022 prequel to Hortus, a sustainable urban district

Last weekend the Floriade Expo 2022, the international horticulture exhibition held in the Netherlands every 10 years, closed in Almere. For six months, the 60-hectare Floriade park, on the Weerwater lake, presented the latest horticultural developments from around the world and now the park will be transformed into Hortus, a new sustainable residential area.

Agora Maximus, beyond tactical urbanism in Montreal

03-10-2022

Agora Maximus, beyond tactical urbanism in Montreal

With the Agora Maximus project LAAB, a Canadian creative collective, together with Signature Design Communication (SDC), a multidisciplinary agency, proposed a temporary streetscape installation. Agora Maximus celebrates the seasonal pedestrianisation of Montreal's Saint-Denis Street with viewing platforms and vantage points that allow passersby admire the cityscape and its rich cultural offerings.

Design synergy for Kingsbury Commons at Pease Park in Austin

16-09-2022

Design synergy for Kingsbury Commons at Pease Park in Austin

The Kingsbury Commons project in Pease Park, the oldest park in Austin, Texas, is part of the Pease Park Vision Plan and gives a burst of energy to a forgotten corner of the area. The project is the result of the collaboration between Ten Eyck, landscape architect and prime consultant, Clayton Korte for the architecture and Mell Lawrence Architects for the Treescape structure.

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.

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