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Posted by on May 10, 2017 in 2016, Landscape architecture Posts, Poland, Wroclaw

Uiliuili Bench | How can Urban Furniture Increase Public Creativity?

Uiliuili Bench | How can Urban Furniture Increase Public Creativity?

Article by Aybige Tek – Uiliuili Bench, by Piotr Zuraw, in Wroclaw, Poland. Designers have always known that ergonomic furniture can increase creativity in the people who use it because if people are not annoyed by the furniture they are using they seem to work more smoothly. This very thought is even explained by the International Ergonomics Association, who define the word “ergonomics” as, “the scientific discipline concerned with the understanding...

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Posted by on Apr 16, 2017 in 2016, Boston, Copley Wolff Design Group, Landscape architecture Posts, Massachusetts, United States

One Canal | A Luxurious Oasis for the Residents of Boston

One Canal | A Luxurious Oasis for the Residents of Boston

Article by Lidija Šuster – One Canal, by Copley Wolff Design Group, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Large cities are mainly characterized by tall and expressive buildings, business and educational centers, industrial facilities, shopping malls, and other various types of urban areas. When it comes to residential living many of them offer very luxurious residences, and Boston is no exception. Boston is the capital of Massachusetts, and also the largest...

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Posted by on Apr 11, 2017 in 2016, Landscape architecture Posts, Netherlands

Zuidwestoever | How to Use Urban Furniture to Define a Space

Zuidwestoever | How to Use Urban Furniture to Define a Space

Article by Eleni Tsirintani – Zuidwestoever, by Guido Hermans: Stadsruimte, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands There are many ways to intervene into the landscape. It can be modified, reconstructed, handled, or simply maintained. The latter is also an intervention. Zuidwestoever design introduces all of the above in a single design gesture to create a new place for the citizens of Amsterdam where they can walk, sit, organize events or simply be next...

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Posted by on Apr 5, 2017 in 2016, Fresh Trends, Landscape architecture Posts

How did EXPO Antalya 2016 Express its Theme of Flowers & Children?

How did EXPO Antalya 2016 Express its Theme of Flowers & Children?

Article by Irmak Bilir – Expo Antalya 2016 by Artı Architecture Engineering Consulting, in Antalya, Turkey. It’s sure thing that a botanic expo must give a significant point to flowers, and at the same time, if an exposition’s philosophy is “A Green Life for Future Generations”, it is a must to include “Children” in its theme. Botanic EXPO Antalya 2016, which is designed by Artı Architecture Engineering Consulting, bears the theme...

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Posted by on Apr 4, 2017 in 2016, Flavia Pastò, Italy, Landscape architecture Posts, Venice

LeMessi Labirinto di Jesolo | A Temporary Open Air Maze

LeMessi Labirinto di Jesolo | A Temporary Open Air Maze

Article by Anja Graner – LeMessi Labirinto di Jesolo, by Flavia Pastò, landscape architect, in Jesolo, Venice, Italy. In 2015, a unique and innovative attraction was initiated in Jesolo, a metropolitan town in Venice, Italy. It was LeMESSI, the corn maze, which attracted visitors of all ages and nationalities to test themselves on 6 kilometers of trails. The designers upped the ante in 2016, creating five different mazes with increasing...

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Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in 2016, Alfortville, Espace Libre, France, Landscape architecture Posts

The Grand Ensemble Park | A Symphony of Early Urban Planning Principles

The Grand Ensemble Park | A Symphony of Early Urban Planning Principles

Article by Frank Bourque – The Grand Ensemble Park, by Espace Libre, in  Alfortville, France Landscape architecture is a vital reality in all parts of the world. The best proof of that is that numerous projects are popping up in every country which unify the vision of a perfectly organized green space. One very impressive project that has been recently made official is the Grand Ensemble Park, a residential-area-and-park-brought-into-one concept...

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