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Posted by on Feb 16, 2017 in 2012, Landscape architecture Posts, OLIN Studio, United States, Washington

Canal Park | From District Parking to Stunning Recreational Park

Canal Park | From District Parking to Stunning Recreational Park

Article by Galo César Gutiérrez Díaz – A review of Canal Park by OLIN, in Washington, District Of Columbia, USA. In a city where the priority is the automobile, will it be a great advance to recover open public spaces? These improve the quality of life of its inhabitants, giving multiple benefits from social to economic. Recovering an open public space is not easy; it takes a lot of...

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Posted by on Aug 26, 2016 in 2012, Kuwait, Landscape architecture Posts, SdARCH Trivelli&Associati

How Landscape Architecture can Help Ease the Path Towards Democracy

How Landscape Architecture can Help Ease the Path Towards Democracy

Article by Irene Crowo Nielsen – Constitution Garden, by SdARCH Trivelli&Associati, in Kuwait Every country has its history and its past. Some have struggled a little more than others have. Some have fallen along the road and some have risen like superheroes. Common for all countries is that they are the way they are today because of their people and their actions. Kuwait has had its tough times, but shows...

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Posted by on Aug 3, 2016 in 2012, Kungsbacka, Landscape architecture Posts, Squares, Sweden, Urban, Urban Regeneration, White Architects

How the Redesign of Kungsbacka Square Respects the History of a Site

How the Redesign of Kungsbacka Square Respects the History of a Site

Article by Miriam Judith González Bolívar Kungsbacka Square , by White Architects, in Kungsbacka, Sweden Some places embed strong roots in the memories of their inhabitants. Unfortunately, over time, these important places may be replaced and forgotten. The memory remains dormant, waiting to resurface to help new generations understand the meaning those places once held for their community. Awakening this history and restoring it to the social and visual environment...

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Posted by on Jul 10, 2016 in 2012, Landscape Architects 49 Limited, Landscape architecture Posts, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand

Residential Complex Explores the Concept of Shared Open Space

Residential Complex Explores the Concept of Shared Open Space

Article by Pooja Wahane A review of the shared open space under the project name of  Ocas at Hua Hin, by Landscape Architects 49 Limited, in Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand.  Located in the beach resort town of Hua Hin, the Ocas condominium complex is spread over a sprawling 6.8 acres, revealing something previously unseen every time you look. Ocas has been worked into a unique space that maintains...

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Posted by on Jul 3, 2016 in 2012, Bordeaux, France, Landscape architecture Posts

How to Transform a Historic Courtyard into a Useable Space for the 21st Century

How to Transform a Historic Courtyard into a Useable Space for the 21st Century

Article by Moreira Filho Leyteire Courtyard Project, “Opération Campus” at Victorie Campus of Bordeaux University, France, by Debarre Duplantiers Associés Architects, Landscape Architects and Urban Designers. An iron gate opens at Bordeaux University, inviting entrance, offering pieces of green and benches for sitting. Inside the campus, you may notice how important and special this place is: islands of heat – so commons nowadays – are relieved by the freshness...

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Posted by on Mar 27, 2016 in 2012, Balmori Associates, Bilbao, Landscape architecture Posts, Spain

How Can a Park Become “A Lung for the City”?

How Can a Park Become “A Lung for the City”?

Article by Irmak Bilir Campa de los Ingleses Park, by Balmori Associates, Bilbao, Spain Very likely, everyone who is related to or interested in architecture knows the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum, or has at least seen photos of it. The “Lung for the City” sits next to the museum in the northern part of Spain. The lung is actually a park, designed by Balmori Associates. It is the result of an...

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