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Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in 2015, Australia, HASSELL, Landscape architecture Posts

Esperance Waterfront | Drawing the Past to Future

Esperance Waterfront | Drawing the Past to Future

By Niriti Porwal – A Review of Esperance Waterfront, by HASSELL, in Esperance, Australia. The town of Esperance — located 720 kilometers southeast of Perth in Western Australia — is experiencing a rapid urbanization, with the state’s population expected to more than double by 2050. Esperance Waterfront, a 1.1-kilometer-long site, was recently developed along the coast to meet the new infrastructural needs of the town. This project is an...

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Posted by on Apr 18, 2017 in 2015, Beijing, China, Landscape architecture Posts, LSA Design

Funmix Shopping Centre | Landscape Architecture Meets Retail in Beijing

Funmix Shopping Centre | Landscape Architecture Meets Retail in Beijing

Article by Win Phyo – Funmix Shopping Centre, by LSA Design, in Beijing, China. Shopping malls in Asia are not only a source of retail therapy but also a prime location for social hangouts. Modern China is no stranger to consumerism, and Beijing, the third-largest city in the country, has fallen prey to shopping mall developments. Towering over the city at more than three stories in height, these large-scale buildings were...

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Posted by on Apr 17, 2017 in 2015, HGA, Landscape architecture Posts, Minneapolis, United States

Surly Destination Brewery | 6 Reasons Why this Brewery is so Much More Than Just Beer

Surly Destination Brewery | 6 Reasons Why this Brewery is so Much More Than Just Beer

Article by Meenal Suresh – Surly Destination Brewery, by HGA,  in Minneapolis, MN, USA In its most simple definition, a brewery is a place where beer is produced commercially. But can a brewery also be a unique and welcoming public gathering space? The Surly Brewery in Minneapolis shows that it can. This brewery isn’t just a space for crafting beer; it has also become a homeground for cultural activities, owing...

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Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in 2015, Cómo Crear Historias, Landscape architecture Posts, Muricia, Spain

“El Coso” Garden and Business Incubator: A Landscape of Opportunities

“El Coso” Garden and Business Incubator: A Landscape of Opportunities

Article by Domenico Pistone – “El Coso” garden and business incubator, by Cómo Crear Historias, in Cehegín, Murcia, Spain. It all started in the ’50s, when a heavy snowfall in Cehegín, a Spanish municipality in the autonomous community of Murcia, brought down part of “El Coso”, a part of the high district of the city. Serious harm was done to the community; the event created a barren space within...

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Posted by on Mar 5, 2017 in 2015, DLC Architects, Landscape architecture Posts, Mexico, Mexico City

OASIS Coyoacán | Innovative Module Design for “Park Mall” Project

OASIS Coyoacán | Innovative Module Design for “Park Mall” Project

Article Mai Nguyen –  OASIS Coyoacán by DLC Architects, in Coyoacán neighborhood, Mexico City.  With the effort to increase urban green and to confront urban sprawl, the office of DIC Architects has completed the project OASIS Coyoacán in the Coyoacán neighborhood of Mexico City. Indeed, they managed to make good use of the project’s location to turn it into an exciting “park mall”. Moreover, DLC creatively applied a module...

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Posted by on Feb 23, 2017 in 2015, Landscape architecture Posts, Mexico

Angelopolis Corporate Terrace | A Balancing Act of Style and Function

Angelopolis Corporate Terrace | A Balancing Act of Style and Function

Article by Niriti Porwal – A review of Angelopolis Corporate Terrace by DLC Architects (María Guadalupe Domínguez Landa, Rafael López Corona) in Lomas de Angelópolis, Puebla, México. Good commercial landscape planning is a matter of striking the right balance of form and function. In order to make the landscape speak for itself, it is important to think about how you want the user to interact with your design and...

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