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Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in 2016, KWK Promes, Landscape architecture Posts, Poland

Przelomy Centre for Dialogue | From Painful War Scars to Success Story

Przelomy Centre for Dialogue | From Painful War Scars to Success Story

Article by Win Phy0 – A review of Przelomy Centre for Dialogue, by KWK Promes, in Szczecin, Poland. Imagine a place that is deeply rooted in a painful history, a place that hasn’t caught a break in the years since. The potential for reviving that space and making a 360-degree turnaround might seem highly unlikely. For years, a section of Szczecin, Poland, suffered this sorry state. The once vibrant urban...

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Posted by on Feb 12, 2017 in 2016, Landscape architecture Posts, Mexico, Miguel Angel Aragonés

Hotel Mar Adentro | Merges Technology With Modern Design

Hotel Mar Adentro | Merges Technology With Modern Design

Article by Maria Giovanna Drago – A review of Hotel Mar Adentro by Miguel Angel Aragonés – San José del Cabo, México. Mar Adentro is a hotel complex located at the far southern tip of the California peninsula in Mexican territory. It’s separated from the inland by the Sea of Cortez, a geographical area characterized by the prosperity of marine fauna and flora — it is recognized as a...

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Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in 2016, DELVA Landscape Architec, Netherlands, Parkstad, Powerhouse Company, Rotterdam, Urbanism

Parkstad Rotterdam: How to Design a New Model of Communal Living in the City

Parkstad Rotterdam: How to Design a New Model of Communal Living in the City

Article by Giacomo Guzzon – A review of the Parkstad Rotterdam Project, by DELVA Landscape Architects,  in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Parkstad, a residential project covering three building blocks, is part of a larger master plan for the redevelopment of a derelict area in the southern part of Rotterdam. This project challenges the conventional way people live in the city, and seeks alternative solutions to encourage residents to interact with each...

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Posted by on Jan 29, 2017 in !melk landscape architects, 2016, Landscape architecture Posts, Nevada, United States

Las Vegas Gets a Taste of Award Winning Landscape Architecture

Las Vegas Gets a Taste of Award Winning Landscape Architecture

Article by Frank Bourque – The Park, by !Melk Landscape Architecture & Urban Design, in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Let’s face it — landscape architecture isn’t just a growing revolution. It is the reality in which we live, and one that is pioneering the way to a better future. Many metropolitan cities have embraced landscape architecture and have shifted from simply accommodating it to actively integrating open space in...

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Posted by on Jan 21, 2017 in 2016, Kamil Rawski, Landscape architecture Posts, MAX IV Laboratory Landscape, Sweden

What Happens When You Combine Landscape Design With a High-Tech Facility?

What Happens When You Combine Landscape Design With a High-Tech Facility?

Article by Kamil Rawski – A review of the Max IV Radiation Centre landscape by Snøhetta, in Lund, Sweden Lund is a city in the province of Scania, located in southern Sweden, northeast of Malmo. 87,244 people lived there in 2015, out of a municipal total of about 117,000. The city is strong academic centre thanks to Lund University. Today it is one of Scandinavia’s largest institutions for education...

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Posted by on Jan 11, 2017 in 2016, Landscape architecture Posts, Mia Design Studio, Vietnam

How The Drawers House Uses the Landscape to Control the Climate

How The Drawers House Uses the Landscape to Control the Climate

Article by Maria Giovanna Drago – A review of The Drawers House by MIA Design Studio, in Vũng Tàu – Vietnam. The MIA Design Studio was born in Ho Chi Minh City in 2003 – from the collaboration of three individuals – and currently employs 30 people. Its projects are renowned for a certain attention to climate performances and for the integration of external and internal spaces. “Less, but...

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