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Posted by on Jan 25, 2017 in 2015, Canada, Landscape architecture Posts, Montreal (Quebec), NIPpaysage, Plaza

How NIPPAYSAGE Turned an Old Parking Lot into an Awesome Public Plaza

How NIPPAYSAGE Turned an Old Parking Lot into an Awesome Public Plaza

Article by Farah Afza Jurekh – Joseph Venne Public Plaza by NIPPAYSAGE, Ontario Street, Montreal (Quebec), Canada. Design is a powerful tool. It has the ability to transform and do magic. Landscape architects amaze us by bringing out a whole new outlook, the potential of a place from merely nothing, especially in revitalization projects. Joseph Venne Public Plaza, located in Montreal (Quebec), Canada, is one such intriguing project which...

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Posted by on Sep 12, 2016 in 2009, Affleck + de la Riva Architects, Canada, Landscape architecture Posts, Montreal (Quebec)

How This Square Commemorates the old and Embraces the New

How This Square Commemorates the old and Embraces the New

Article by Irmak Bilir – Square des Frères-Charon, by Affleck + de la Riva Architects, in Montreal, Canada. Small beautiful public spaces can be the signature of the cities to which they belong. Square des Frères-Charon is this kind of public space in Montreal, Canada, designed by Affleck + de la Riva Architects. It has become an essential component of McGill Street’s larger network of historic spaces and a key...

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Posted by on Jun 3, 2016 in Canada, Fresh Trends, Landscape architecture Posts

Canada’s Got Talent – 10 Awesome Examples of Landscape Architecture in Canada

Canada’s Got Talent – 10 Awesome Examples of Landscape Architecture in Canada

Article by Paul McAtomney Following up on our world series, we have selected 10 awesome projects that perfectly represent landscape architecture in Canada today. With Canada having cities such as Vancouver, Toronto, and Calgary consistently scoring top marks in global liveability rankings, it is no wonder that the country also possesses a plethora of exemplary works of landscape architecture that are as diverse and varied as the country’s geography....

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Posted by on Apr 17, 2016 in 2014, British Columbia, Canada, Hapa Collaborative, Landscape architecture Posts, Playgrounds

How Children Can Rock the World of Design

How Children Can Rock the World of Design

Article by Domenico Pistone – Total reading time 5 minutes. Terra Nova Rural Park, by Hapa Collaborative, City of Richmond, British Columbia, Canada Dams, intertidal coasts, residual mud, and a 27-hectare agricultural landscape located on the northwest tip of Richmond Island make up the canvas on which Hapa Collaborative has scattered its colors and forms. Terra Nova Rural Park is a splendid example of participatory planning among Hapa landscape...

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Posted by on Mar 24, 2016 in Canada, Landscape architecture Posts, Scott Torrance Landscape Architects, Toronto

Regents Park Block 20 | The Best Way to Connect a Building to the City

Regents Park Block 20 | The Best Way to Connect a Building to the City

Article by Zean Mair-Macfarlane Regents Park Block 20, by Scott Torrance Landscape Architects in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Now, this isn’t the first time we’ve seen a rooftop garden in the middle of a city. So what makes this project different from the rest? Well, for a start, this project isn’t just a rooftop garden. It elegantly stretches over four different levels of an 11-story building. Regents Park Block 20 in Toronto, by...

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Posted by on Jan 25, 2016 in 2012, Canada, Claude Cormier + Associés, Landscape architecture Posts, Toronto

An Amazing 5 Star Landscape at the Four Seasons Hotel

An Amazing 5 Star Landscape at the Four Seasons Hotel

Article by Tahío Avila The Four Seasons Hotel and Residences Landscape Design by Claude Cormier + Associés, in Toronto (Ontario), Canada. Claude Cormier is an internationally acclaimed landscape architect and urban designer based in Montreal, Canada, whose projects can be seen around the world. His work is very multidisciplinary, and some people describe it as graphic and playful (we are about to see that in this article). I would call...

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