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Posted by on Apr 4, 2017 in 2016, Flavia Pastò, Italy, Landscape architecture Posts, Venice

LeMessi Labirinto di Jesolo | A Temporary Open Air Maze

LeMessi Labirinto di Jesolo | A Temporary Open Air Maze

Article by Anja Graner – LeMessi Labirinto di Jesolo, by Flavia Pastò, landscape architect, in Jesolo, Venice, Italy. In 2015, a unique and innovative attraction was initiated in Jesolo, a metropolitan town in Venice, Italy. It was LeMESSI, the corn maze, which attracted visitors of all ages and nationalities to test themselves on 6 kilometers of trails. The designers upped the ante in 2016, creating five different mazes with increasing...

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Posted by on Mar 4, 2017 in 2016, Favara, Italy, Landscape architecture Posts, OFL Architecture

Zighizaghi Garden | How to Use a Landscape to Revive the Senses

Zighizaghi Garden | How to Use a Landscape to Revive the Senses

Article by Lidija Šuster – Zighizaghi Garden, by OFL Architecture, in Favara (AG), Italy. Every landscape in the world has its own unique spirit and identity, not to mention shape, size, and purpose. This time, we are taking you to magnificent Italy. To satisfy your hunger for creativity, we are zooming in on the map to south-central Sicily, to the town of Favara in the province of Agrigento. The...

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Posted by on Feb 19, 2017 in Italy, Land Art

The Floating Piers | The Artists who Made it Possible to Walk on Water

The Floating Piers | The Artists who Made it Possible to Walk on Water

Article by Mayra Alejandra Rivero Bueno – The Floating Piers, by Christo And Jeanne-Claude, in Lake Iseo, Italy. For more than 40 years, the artists had this vision of a floating walkway; the project was first conceived by Christo and Jeanne-Claude in 1970 but not actually brought to life until 2016. It was Christo’s first large-scale project since 2005 when he and Jeanne-Claude realized The Gates in N.Y.C., and...

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Posted by on Dec 29, 2016 in 2015, Italy, Landscape architecture Posts, Stradivarie Associated Architect

Green Arena Shows us How to Set the Stage for a Diverse Landscape

Green Arena Shows us How to Set the Stage for a Diverse Landscape

Article by Kurt Longland – A review of Green Arena, by Stradivarie Associated Architect, in Cavallino-Treporti, Italy. Stradivarie Associated Architects powerfully combines storytelling and imagination in the ever-changing Green Arena. Through a series of the architects’ drawings, we are free to interpret the scene and draw our own conclusions on the meaning of the site. But before we delve deeper into the arena’s outcome, we first need to understand...

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Posted by on Dec 16, 2016 in 2007, Gardener's World, Italy, Landscape architecture Posts, Lazzarini Pickering, Tuscany

Stunning Garden Design Brings Inspiration and Italian Charm

Stunning Garden Design Brings Inspiration and Italian Charm

Article by Eni Çeka – A project review of the Villa in Monte Argentario, by Lazzarini Pickering, Tuscany, Italy. An inspirational display of stunning design and Italian charm. “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach…” – Henry David Thoreau Who wouldn’t want to live in...

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Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in Italy, Kengo Kuma and associates, Landscape architecture Posts, Milan

How Naturescape Merged the Outside and Inside World

How Naturescape Merged the Outside and Inside World

Article by Eleni Tsirintani – A review of Naturescape by Kengo Kuma And Associates, in Area Porta Nuova Varesine, Milano, Italy. Landscape is about open-air spaces…well, most of the time! Naturescape, by Kengo Kuma and Associates, has been created to challenge this concept along with other preconceptions regarding exhibition spaces and architectural temporality. How could a landscape be developed indoors? How can Japanese garden principles apply in contemporary design space?...

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