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Posted by on Oct 1, 2016 in Budapest, Environment Posts, Event, Fresh Trends, Hungary

Hello Wood  : Crafting Inspiring Milestones in Timber While Exploring  Sustainable Design

Hello Wood : Crafting Inspiring Milestones in Timber While Exploring Sustainable Design

Article by Pooja Wahane – We explore the incredible event that is Hello Wood , a hub of ideas, creativity and sustainable design practices coming together to offer a unique experience.  Has this question ever crossed your mind; how would it feel to see your crazy design ideas in reality, be it architectural or interior design? To create something tangible, which you thought was a no-win proposition. Well, Hello Wood...

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Posted by on Oct 1, 2016 in 2015, Hetedik Műterem Ltd., Hungary, Landscape architecture Posts, Streets, Urban, Urban Regeneration

From a Passing Roadway to a Much-Visited Historic Urban Center

From a Passing Roadway to a Much-Visited Historic Urban Center

Article by Meenal Suresh – Revitalisation of the Historic Urban Center that is Castle District of Sopron, by Hetedik Műterem Ltd. Hungary. Can a city close to nowhere regain its tourist inflow just by improving the road channels? Can a city that people just passed by without giving a second glance become an eye-catcher that forces you to roll down your car windows or just step out to feel...

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Posted by on Apr 11, 2016 in 2011, Hungary, Landscape architecture Posts, Ujirany/New Directions

How Landscape Architecture can Save an Abandoned Factory Complex

How Landscape Architecture can Save an Abandoned Factory Complex

Article by Irene Crowo Nielsen The Rehabilitation of the Zsolnay Factory, by Ujirany/New Directions Landscape Architects, Pécs, Hungary Imagine an abandoned factory complex dating back to 1853 in the city of Pécs, Hungary. It is situated next to a railway, contained within a wall. See the big, empty buildings with random broken windows, paint peeling off the walls, and cracks in the pavement, with pioneer willow plantation growing up...

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Posted by on Sep 25, 2015 in 2007, Budapest, Courtyard, Hungary, Landscape architecture Posts, Ujirany/New Directions

Why This Courtyard Garden Works When so Many Others Fail?

Why This Courtyard Garden Works When so Many Others Fail?

Paulay Courtyard Garden, by Ujirany/New Directions in Budapest, Hungary. What is your first thought when you see a landscape project for the first time? The answer is straightforward: Do you like it or not? Could you explain why? To answer this question, let’s do an exercise, taking as an example a 430-square-meter project located in the capital of Hungary. According to World Atlas, Budapest is the most populated city in Hungary....

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Posted by on Jul 22, 2015 in 2013, Budapest, Hungary, Landscape architecture Posts, Squares, Ujirany

Etele Square Removes the Roof to Create Hungary’s Biggest Outdoor Waiting Hall

Etele Square Removes the Roof to Create Hungary’s Biggest Outdoor Waiting Hall

Etele Square, by Ujirany / New Directions, in Budapest, Hungary. Waiting for a train and it’s delayed again. Sitting in the waiting hall, counting the seconds, and suddenly finding yourself in awe of the market art on the seats. Or perhaps you’re just sitting there counting the tiles on the floor. The wait seems to be never-ending, and you’re feeling as if the boredom couldn’t get any worse. Sound familiar?...

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Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in Hungary, Landscape architecture Posts, Parks

Millenary Park Builds on the Past and Embraces the Future

Millenary Park Builds on the Past and Embraces the Future

Millenary Park by Ujirany / New Directions Landscape Architects, in Budapest, Hungary. The story of the rehabilitation of a former industrial site is not a new one. It usually involves demolition or re-use of existing structures and may require environmental remediation or restoration. The potential of these “brownfield” sites provides exciting opportunities for landscape architects, as they can design the landscape to transform spaces into habitable public assets. Former industrial sites...

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