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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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Posted by on Aug 30, 2016 in 2015, Italy, Landscape architecture Posts, Milan, Piuarch

Amazing Rooftop Shows the Magic of Wooden Pallets

Amazing Rooftop Shows the Magic of Wooden Pallets

Article by Ho Chun Kit Dennis – Orto fra i cortili (Garden Among the Courtyards) based on wooden pallets, by Piuarch, Milan, in Brera, Milan, Italy. How would you use a rooftop garden? Some people want to create a pleasant or interesting outdoor space for visual enjoyment. Others want a space in which to gather with family and friends. What makes a rooftop garden special is the way its design...

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Posted by on Jun 26, 2016 in 2015, Italy, Landscape architecture Posts

Vineyard Creates the Perfect Balance Between Private and Public Space

Vineyard Creates the Perfect Balance Between Private and Public Space

Article by Rosa di Gregorio Le Monde Garden vineyard design, by Alessandro Isola, Prata di Pordenone, Italy Italy is famous around the world for its history, cultural heritage, design, and food – and also for its beautiful and unique landscape. That landscape has been transformed over time by the skillful agricultural art that has given us the incredible scenery that can be admired today. One of the quintessential Italian...

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