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Posted by on Apr 29, 2017 in Brazil, Landscape architecture Posts, Spbr Architects

Ubatuba House II | When Architecture Completes Nature

Ubatuba House II | When Architecture Completes Nature

Article by Claudia Corapi – A walk inside Ubatuba House II by Spbr Architects, Ubatuba, Brazil. Urban planning has to ensure the right use of the land, but sometimes its rules interfere with creating a project that can also be viewed as a piece of art. The task taken up by SPBR Architects with the “Ubatuba House II” project wasn’t easy because of the necessity to preserve the surrounding...

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Posted by on Apr 9, 2016 in 2013, Brazil, Landscape architecture Posts, METRO ARQUITETOS, Salvador

How a Slope Can Make a Powerful Design

How a Slope Can Make a Powerful Design

Article by Eleni Tsirintani We review how a slope was used in the Ladeira da Barroquinha project by METRO ARQUITETOS, Salvador, Brazil. Landscape projects tackle two fundamental states of being; motion and stillness. They usually focus on balancing between these two opposite conditions. However, there are projects that are enjoyed and appreciated only through the act of moving through them. Ladeira da Barroquinha is an efficiently designed pedestrian access...

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Posted by on Feb 12, 2016 in Amsterdam, Belgium, Brazil, Britian, China, England, London, Netherlands, New York, Utrecht

What Makes a Good Bicycle Path? : Part 2

What Makes a Good Bicycle Path? : Part 2

This is a must read on what makes a good bicycle path and follows on from Part 1. Many countries take the Netherlands as example when creating much needed bicycle infrastructure. In the previous article we had a look how that Dutch bicycle infrastructure came about. How are various cities around the world going forward with the implementation of bicycle infrastructure? What makes a good bicycle path? Find out...

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Posted by on Oct 23, 2015 in Brazil, Landscape architecture Posts

X-TRACK MOTORSPORTS Tatuí –  A Racetrack to Help the People

X-TRACK MOTORSPORTS Tatuí – A Racetrack to Help the People

X-TRACK MOTORSPORTS Tatuí, by Eduardo Terra, located near two highways– Castelo Branco (SP 280) and Raposo Tavares (SP-270) — Brazil. For the last four years, Eduardo Terra has been hard at work performing feasibility studies and sports market analysis in order to build a racetrack that will encompass more than 1-million-square-meters (1,000,000 m²) outside the city of São Paulo, Brazil, in the municipality of Tatuí. The project, both large...

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Posted by on May 20, 2012 in Brazil, China, England, France, Germany, United States

Top 10 Skate Parks

Top 10 Skate Parks

Time and time again we are told that exercise is really good for us and organized sports seem to be the best bet to shed some pounds or generally feel better. Some sports are really appreciated, practiced in national competitions, brought to Olympic status and some rather limp forwards through a few fans or daredevils. The view on skateboarding and roller skating as a sport is quite a mix...

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