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Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in 2014, A24 Landschaft Landschaftsarchitektur GmbH, Germany, Landscape architecture Posts, Schwäbisch Gmünd

Urban Development Changes the Perception of Schwäbisch Gmünd’s Citizens

Urban Development Changes the Perception of Schwäbisch Gmünd’s Citizens

Article by Tahío Avila – Urban development of Schwäbisch Gmünd, by A24 Landschaft Landschaftsarchitektur GmbH, in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany. Located in southwest Germany, Schwäbisch Gmünd is a medium-sized city developed at the shoreline of the confluence of two important rivers: the Josefsbach and the larger Rems River. This is one of the oldest Staufer cities, once part of the old Swabia (a historic region in southwestern Germany), which today...

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Posted by on Feb 5, 2017 in ELYPS Landscape + Urban Design, Landscape architecture Posts, Luxembourg

Europe’s Longest Sustainable Water Retention Boulevard Completed in Luxembourg

Europe’s Longest Sustainable Water Retention Boulevard Completed in Luxembourg

Article by Tahío Avila – Water Retention Boulevard landscape urban design, by ELYPS Landscape + Urban Design, in Belval, Luxembourg, Europe. Belval is the first major city in Luxemburg to integrate rainwater management with a proper landscape design, providing a higher quality of life and an improved ecological environment for its inhabitants. The city of Belval is an industrial territory, and the contrast between natural and man-made is undeniable....

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Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in 2016, Landscape architecture Posts, Mecanoo, Taiwan

Space Age Design at Kaohsiung Station Aims to Wow us All

Space Age Design at Kaohsiung Station Aims to Wow us All

Article by Tahío Avila – Kaohsiung Station, by Mecanoo Architecten, in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan Kaohsiung is the second most populous city in Taiwan with almost 2.8 million inhabitants and it represents an important transportation, manufacturing and industrial centre of southern Taiwan. Being an industrial centre is a good start for a city to become an important core, with a good transportation system and connections from airports to subway stations,...

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Posted by on Aug 28, 2016 in Fresh Trends, Landscape architecture Posts

Top 10 Plants for an Extensive Green Roof

Top 10 Plants for an Extensive Green Roof

Article by Tahío Avila – We explore the growing trend of green roofs, focusing on the extensive green roof and looking at 10 plants that work well in this situation.  Green roofs are a big and relatively new interest for modern architecture and landscape. But they are really not that new — they have enhanced homes and buildings since prehistory. In the beginning, green roofs were known as sod roofs...

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