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Posted by on Nov 14, 2016 in 2016, Chicago, Chicago, Landscape architecture Posts, NEXT Architects, United States

Tram Square Purmerend Shows us What it Means to Design with Integrity

Tram Square Purmerend Shows us What it Means to Design with Integrity

Article by Eleni Tsirintani – Tram Square area in Purmerend by NEXT Architects & Rietveld Landscape, in Purmerend, Netherlands. Tram Square, or Tramplein in Dutch, is located along one of the main accesses to the town of Purmerend next to one of the canals crossing the city, the Noordhollandsch Kanaal. The Square has been designed by the Amsterdam-based office, NEXT Architects. Purmerend is a town in the North of Holland. It...

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Posted by on Mar 30, 2015 in 2001, Atelier Dreiseitl, Chicago, Conservation Design Forum, Green Roof, Landscape architecture Posts, United States

How The Chicago City Hall Green Roof is Greening the Concrete Jungle

How The Chicago City Hall Green Roof is Greening the Concrete Jungle

Chicago City Hall Green Roof by Atelier Dreiseitl and Conservation Design Forum. The typical image we all have of a city is of towering high-rise blocks, densely packed tarred streets and a generally hard urban environment. Nature is isolated in manicured green parks or in linear rows of gray-looking trees. The city is perhaps the furthest thing from a natural environment and the closest thing to an urban desert. But what if...

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