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Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in 2011, B+C Architectes, France, Landscape architecture Posts

How a Mournful Old Square Turned into a Dynamic, Vibrant Plaza

How a Mournful Old Square Turned into a Dynamic, Vibrant Plaza

Article by Farah Afza Jurekh – A review of the vibrant plaza at Place des Droits de l’Homme, by B+C Architectes , Tremblay-en-France. The urban squares are like magnets to cities. The magnetic forces that the city square possesses depends highly on the design of the square. An unused, forgotten, mournful space can be easily turned into a dynamic, attractive, vibrant place if it is designed creatively and meticulously by...

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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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Posted by on Jan 8, 2017 in 2014, Atelier De Paysages Et D'Urbanisme, France, Landscape architecture Posts, Paris

Rosa Luxemburg Garden: Exploring the Concept of Urban Renew-ability

Rosa Luxemburg Garden: Exploring the Concept of Urban Renew-ability

Article by Pooja Wahane – A review of Rosa Luxemburg Garden, by Atelier De Paysages Et D’Urbanisme, in Paris 18 ème, France.  Can someone work within a set of constraints in which the scope of innovation is almost negligible and still come up with a brilliant idea to transform an abandoned place into an aesthetically appealing, habitable, and comforting space? F.H. Jourda offers a promising answer to this — the Rosa Luxemburg...

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Posted by on Dec 4, 2016 in France, Fresh Trends, Landscape architecture Posts

Battle of the Landscapes : Berges de Seine Paris vs Rhone River Bank Lyon

Battle of the Landscapes : Berges de Seine Paris vs Rhone River Bank Lyon

Article by Aybige Tek – We take two great landscape designs and pit them up against one another to see how they compare side by side. Which one do you think is better? What is a great way to learn some topics? How about we start comparing some of the world’s best landscape and urban projects? We learn a lot of new information when we compare similar projects or...

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Posted by on Nov 10, 2016 in 2013, France, Landscape architecture Posts, Lens, Mosbach Paysagistes

Museum Park Louvre Lens Shows us The Potential of Coal Mines

Museum Park Louvre Lens Shows us The Potential of Coal Mines

Article by Cristina Conciatu – Museum Park Louvre Lens by Mosbach Paysagistes, Lens (Pas-de-Calais), France In the following we explore the Museum Park Louvre Lens, a landscape park which resulted from modern design combined with traces of mining history. An immense work of art of 25 ha surrounds Louvre Lens Museum in Pas-de-Calais, France. A landscaped extension with no walls: a place for culture, animation and popular gathering, which...

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Posted by on Jul 3, 2016 in 2012, Bordeaux, France, Landscape architecture Posts

How to Transform a Historic Courtyard into a Useable Space for the 21st Century

How to Transform a Historic Courtyard into a Useable Space for the 21st Century

Article by Moreira Filho Leyteire Courtyard Project, “Opération Campus” at Victorie Campus of Bordeaux University, France, by Debarre Duplantiers Associés Architects, Landscape Architects and Urban Designers. An iron gate opens at Bordeaux University, inviting entrance, offering pieces of green and benches for sitting. Inside the campus, you may notice how important and special this place is: islands of heat – so commons nowadays – are relieved by the freshness...

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