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Posted by on Jan 14, 2017 in 2011, Bangkok, Landscape architecture Posts, Shma Company Limited, Thailand

Blocs 77 | How to Create a Landscape Design Without a Landscape

Blocs 77 | How to Create a Landscape Design Without a Landscape

Article by Eleni Tsirintani – A review of the Blocs 77 Condominium project, designed by Shma, in Bangkok, Thailand. Sometimes the given limitations of a project are hard to cope with. In the case of Blocs 77 Condominium project, that meant 5,244 square meters, 467 residential units, compulsory construction of a six-meter-wide fire engine route, parking lots on the ground level, a high-rise building, and the city of Bangkok, Thailand....

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Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in Italy, Kengo Kuma and associates, Landscape architecture Posts, Milan

How Naturescape Merged the Outside and Inside World

How Naturescape Merged the Outside and Inside World

Article by Eleni Tsirintani – A review of Naturescape by Kengo Kuma And Associates, in Area Porta Nuova Varesine, Milano, Italy. Landscape is about open-air spaces…well, most of the time! Naturescape, by Kengo Kuma and Associates, has been created to challenge this concept along with other preconceptions regarding exhibition spaces and architectural temporality. How could a landscape be developed indoors? How can Japanese garden principles apply in contemporary design space?...

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Posted by on Sep 4, 2016 in 2016, Chicago, Illinois, Riverside, Sasaki Associates, United States

Chicago Riverwalk Expansion : From Unused Space to a Public Hotspot

Chicago Riverwalk Expansion : From Unused Space to a Public Hotspot

Article by Eleni Tsirintani – Chicago Riverwalk Expansion, by Sasaki and Ross Barney Architects, in Chicago, IL, USA Chicago Riverwalk Expansion by Sasaki and Ross Barney Architects is a contemporary Urban Design expanding towards the Chicago River Edge developing different functions and landscape typologies that enhance the identity of the contemporary city of Chicago. The project is the expansion of a similar intervention completed in 2009 by Ross Barney Architects....

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Posted by on Aug 19, 2016 in Fresh Trends

10 Amazing Plants to Plant Indoors

10 Amazing Plants to Plant Indoors

Article by Eleni Tsirintani After our article 10 Great Plants for Interior Planting, we’re releasing the second part in our serious highlighting interior planting – 10 Amazing Plants to Plant Indoors . Planting design is a composition with an aesthetic, an ecological, and a practical aspect. In order to satisfy all three conditions, a designer should be able to acknowledge the compatibility of species and plan accordingly. This article presents...

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Posted by on Aug 3, 2016 in Fresh Trends

5 Ways to Integrate Planting with Interior Design

5 Ways to Integrate Planting with Interior Design

Article by Eleni Tsirintani We explore 5 ways to integrate planting with interior design so that you can achieve optimal results and a sustainable planting scheme.  There is an increasing tendency in architecture to connect and integrate vegetative elements into designs. Green roofs and vegetated areas around built volumes become important ingredients in the creative process. The environmental benefits of this approach are great in terms of energy consumption, noise...

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