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Posted by on Jan 26, 2017 in 2014, Australia, HASSELL, Landscape architecture Posts, Melbourne

How to Show a Community’s Soul in The Landscape of the City

How to Show a Community’s Soul in The Landscape of the City

Article by Moreira Filho – The Afghan Bazaar Cultural Precinct, by HASSELL, Dandenong, Melbourne, Australia. Far from their homelands, immigrants all over the world look for a space they can call their own in their adopted country. And they often have to do this in an atmosphere of struggle and even prejudice in their day-to-day lives. How can landscape architects design projects to help people feel at home and...

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Posted by on Jan 8, 2017 in 2014, Atelier De Paysages Et D'Urbanisme, France, Landscape architecture Posts, Paris

Rosa Luxemburg Garden: Exploring the Concept of Urban Renew-ability

Rosa Luxemburg Garden: Exploring the Concept of Urban Renew-ability

Article by Pooja Wahane – A review of Rosa Luxemburg Garden, by Atelier De Paysages Et D’Urbanisme, in Paris 18 ème, France.  Can someone work within a set of constraints in which the scope of innovation is almost negligible and still come up with a brilliant idea to transform an abandoned place into an aesthetically appealing, habitable, and comforting space? F.H. Jourda offers a promising answer to this — the Rosa Luxemburg...

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Posted by on Jan 3, 2017 in 2014, England, Kinnear Landscape Architects, Landscape architecture Posts, London

How to Revitalize a Park Design in 5 Steps

How to Revitalize a Park Design in 5 Steps

Article by Maria Giovanna Drago – A review of the park design at Drapers Field by Kinnear Landscape Architects, in Waltham Forest, London, UK. Drapers field has been in a controversial debate in the last five years. It’s located in Leyton, London, where used to be social housing with relative facilities – Drapers Field was a green area including a sport field – until 2008, when a Compulsory Purchase...

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Posted by on Nov 23, 2016 in 2014, Campus, Landscape architecture Posts, New York, New York, SCAPE Landscape Architecture, United States

Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Turns Sidewalk into Awesome Park

Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Turns Sidewalk into Awesome Park

Article by Aybige Tek – Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, by SCAPE Landscape Architecture in USA, New York, Buffalo Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Project by SCAPE Landscape Architecture in New York is an inspiring project for many other streetscapes that may be boring. This new linear park, which has been completed in collaboration with planners and urban designers and all kinds of other related consultants, achieved a motivational result for...

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Posted by on Nov 21, 2016 in 2014, Campus, Eindhoven, Landscape architecture Posts, Mecanoo, Netherlands

Fontys University of Applied Sciences Provides The Perfect Campus Escape

Fontys University of Applied Sciences Provides The Perfect Campus Escape

Article by Amrita Slatch  – A review of Fontys University of Applied Sciences by Mecanoo, in Eindhoven, Netherlands. We all wish to study at an institute that gives us a very inspiring ambiance to study in. And usually, it’s the campus area that provides for such thinking. But one always wonders; what are the nuances that help shape such spaces? Spaces that not only make students feel stimulated with...

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Posted by on Sep 30, 2016 in 2014, Cityscapers, England, Landscape architecture Posts, London, Private Garden

How to Transform a Back Yard into an Oasis to Escape City Stress

How to Transform a Back Yard into an Oasis to Escape City Stress

Article by Giacomo Guzzon – Parson Green by Cityscapers, in London, England, shows us how to escape city stress and transform a back yard.  Designing gardens is a very important aspect of our profession, because it allows landscape architects to test ideas and focus attention on particular hard and soft landscaping details that we can learn from and eventually use in the public realm. Parson Green, a small urban garden...

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