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Posted by on Jul 27, 2016 in 2004, Austria, Land Art

How This Artwork Provides a Holistic Sensory Experience

How This Artwork Provides a Holistic Sensory Experience

Article by Frank Bourque The holistic sensory experience of the Scent Tunnel, by Olafur Eliasson, in Autostadt Park, Austria There are many new and innovative art works that bring the best of the modern world. One of them is Olafur Eliason’s Scent Tunnel, a majestic experience and an artwork that happens every spring in Austria. As humans, we are born to see, breathe, enjoy and appreciate the beauty of...

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Posted by on Dec 18, 2015 in 2011, Alleswirdgut, Austria, Innsbruck, Landscape architecture Posts, Streets, Urban

Look What This Competition Did For This Austrian Street

Look What This Competition Did For This Austrian Street

Article by Rose Buchanan Maria Theresa Street, by Alleswirdgut, in Innsbruck, Austria. The traditional shopping street is a fantastic notion of bright shop windows, bustling pedestrians, and the buzzing activity of traffic. The reality, however, is often not so pleasant. There is nowhere to sit, one can barely look into a shop without being shoved by passersby, and the desire to quickly look into the shop across the road is met...

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Posted by on Dec 8, 2015 in 2008, AllesWirdGut Architektur, Austria, Burgenland, Landscape architecture Posts

How You Get 6,000 People Into A Quarry

How You Get 6,000 People Into A Quarry

The Austrian quarry in St. Margarethen, by AllesWirdGut Architektur, in St. Margarethen, Burgenland, Austria. The Austrian quarry in St. Margarethen is one of the oldest in Europe, considered part of the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites since 2001 as one of the most beautiful and imposing open-air areas in Europe. This unique landscape was used by the “Symposium of European Sculptors” as the site of an exhibition of numerous stone...

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Posted by on Aug 30, 2015 in 2015, Austria, Bureau B+B urbanism and landscape architecture, Landscape architecture Posts, Streets, Urban, Vienna

Vienna Unveils Longest Shared Space in Europe

Vienna Unveils Longest Shared Space in Europe

On 1 August 2015 the complete Mariahilfer Strasse project was finished and opened to the public and we’ve got some great new photos to show it off.   The opportunity to redevelop an already popular urban thoroughfare into the longest stretch of shared space in Europe does not come along every day. An international design competition was held for design firms and companies of all areas to propose the...

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Posted by on Jan 6, 2015 in 2014, Austria, Bureau B+B, Landscape architecture Posts, Streets, Urban, Vienna

Mariahilferstrasse Unravels the Hidden Possibilities of Urban Design

Mariahilferstrasse Unravels the Hidden Possibilities of Urban Design

Mariahilferstrasse, by Bureau B+B & Orso.Pitro (ULRIKE PITRO, FRANZISKA ORSO), in Vienna, Austria. What is amazing about landscape architecture design is that the paper one uses is never blank. There are always several parameters to consider, many things that are given, and various restrictions. It might seem discouraging at first, but remarkable projects emerge from sites loaded with obstacles and limitations. The redevelopment of Mariahilferstrasse in Vienna, by Bureau B+B and...

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Posted by on Oct 24, 2013 in Austria, Environment Posts

Why Cities Are Dangerous for Women and How to Improve Them?

Why Cities Are Dangerous for Women and How to Improve Them?

Has the above question ever crossed your mind? Often, we stick to the existing models and it is difficult to imagine things in a different way. That is why we as designers, architects, and planners should discover what stays hidden at the first look. But first, why do we need to consider female users of the city different than males? To answer this, we should ask ourselves about the...

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