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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 Nov 11, 2016 in 2011, Amsterdam, Landscape architecture Posts, Mecanoo, Netherlands

How People can Save the Landscape and Make it Social

How People can Save the Landscape and Make it Social

Article by Maria Giovanna Drago – The Westergasfabriek Terrain, by Kathryn Gustafson and Francine Houben from Mecanoo, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The Westergasfabriek Terrain by Kathryn Gustafson and Francine Houben from Mecanoo, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The Westergasfabriek was the largest factory which produced coal gas in the Netherlands during the nineteenth century. It’s just outside the centre of Amsterdam and towers over the landscape with its red and yellowish bricks...

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Posted by on Jul 7, 2016 in 2011, ASPECT Studios, Australia, Landscape architecture Posts, New South Wales

How Darling Quarter is Unifying the City of Sydney

How Darling Quarter is Unifying the City of Sydney

Article by Nour Adel Darling Quarter, Sydney, NSW, Australia, by ASPECT Studios, in Sydney, NSW, Australia ASPECT Studios has completed a transformation of the public domain of Darling Harbour South, one of Australia’s most visited destinations. This public domain project now known as Darling Quarter was commissioned by the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority (SHFA) and Lend Lease. It is a major 1.5 hectare place-making project for Sydney with a retail terrace, public...

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Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in 2011, ASPECT Studios, Australia, Landscape architecture Posts, New South Wales

Australians Do It Better: Instructions for the Perfect Waterfront

Australians Do It Better: Instructions for the Perfect Waterfront

Article by Maria Giovanna Drago The Jack Evans Boat Harbour, by ASPECT Studios, Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia Tweed Heads is an amazing, large city at the Tweed River delta, right on the border of New South Wales and Queensland, where the economy is mainly based on tourism. It is known as a paradise for surfers, for its “Fingal Head” (unique hexagonal columns of volcanic rock), and for...

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Posted by on Apr 11, 2016 in 2011, Berlin, Germany, Landscape architecture Posts, Rehwaldt LA

How Simple Solutions can Work Better for Children and Elders in the Public Realm

How Simple Solutions can Work Better for Children and Elders in the Public Realm

Article by Moreira Filho KALA – Playground and Green Space in Berlin-Friedrichshain, by Rehwaldt LA, Dresden, Berlin, Germany. There is no time to have fun. Squares are supposed to be places where fun flows naturally. Almost all the projects of squares are directed to teenagers and adults. But what about children and elders? The KALA – Playground and Green Space in Berlin-Friedrichshain project was specially designed for them by...

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Posted by on Apr 11, 2016 in 2011, Hungary, Landscape architecture Posts, Ujirany/New Directions

How Landscape Architecture can Save an Abandoned Factory Complex

How Landscape Architecture can Save an Abandoned Factory Complex

Article by Irene Crowo Nielsen The Rehabilitation of the Zsolnay Factory, by Ujirany/New Directions Landscape Architects, Pécs, Hungary Imagine an abandoned factory complex dating back to 1853 in the city of Pécs, Hungary. It is situated next to a railway, contained within a wall. See the big, empty buildings with random broken windows, paint peeling off the walls, and cracks in the pavement, with pioneer willow plantation growing up...

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