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Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in 2014, Barcelona, COAC, Landscape architecture Posts, Spain

How Raised Gardens Can a Make Railway a Social Place

How Raised Gardens Can a Make Railway a Social Place

Article by Kamil Rawski – A Review of the Raised Gardens of Sants by COAC, in Barcelona, Spain. In the era of excessive urbanization it is increasingly difficult to find new spaces to make into green areas. At the same time the urban infrastructure absorbs more and more surfaces of the cities. What do you think, is it possible to find a compromise which is able to bring together these...

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Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in 2016, Didzis Jaunzems Architecture, Landscape architecture Posts, Latvia

Parametric Glacier Pavilion | A Magnificent Urban Pavilion for a City

Parametric Glacier Pavilion | A Magnificent Urban Pavilion for a City

Article By Aybige Tek – A review of Parametric Glacier Pavilion, by Didzis Jaunzems Architecture, in the Dome Cathedral garden, Riga, Latvia. The Parametric Glacier Pavilion was a hypnotic architectural centerpiece inside a garden courtyard at Riga’s Dome Cathedral atrium this past fall. The 24-hour installation was part of a contemporary art forum called White Night. The pavilion was nestled within a square-shaped, traditional landscape. Parametric Glacier Pavilion The...

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Posted by on Feb 25, 2017 in 2016, MARELD landscape architects, Sweden, Trollhättan

Öresjö Recreational Area | One of the Best Geometric Beach Areas in the World

Öresjö Recreational Area | One of the Best Geometric Beach Areas in the World

Article by Aybige Tek – Öresjö recreational area by MARELD landscape architects, in Trollhättan, Sweden. When designing the Öresjö recreational area, the main concept for the landscape architects and people involved in the design phase was to create a beach and bathing areas in public space for everyone. Public use was their main goal where the geometry is circular; half-moon shaped, in fact, and also has linear and also curved...

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Posted by on Feb 25, 2017 in Environment Posts, Fresh Trends, Landscape architecture Posts

Permeable Pavement | Why We Need Permeable Pavement More Than Ever

Permeable Pavement | Why We Need Permeable Pavement More Than Ever

Article by Frank Bourque – We look at the idea of permeable pavement with industry expert Robert Bowers and investigate why we need it more than ever in the world. Could the pavement industry be on its way to a revolution? We interviewed Robert Bowers, P. Eng., LEED Green Associate and Director of Engineering at the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute, who holds the opinion that there is little choice...

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