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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 Jan 10, 2016 in 2015, Foster+Parters, Italy, Landscape architecture Posts, Milan, Pavilion, WATG

How The Stunning UAE Pavilion Takes Inspiration Form The Desert

How The Stunning UAE Pavilion Takes Inspiration Form The Desert

Article by Miriam Judith González Bolívar. UAE Pavilion by Foster+Parters and WATG in the Expo Milan 2015. Have you ever noticed the desert landscape? What do you think you can find there? Usually when we talk about it, what comes first to our minds is austerity, tons of sand, rocks, the horizon, and the infrequent lushness of an oasis? However, the desert still has his beauty. Dunes make the...

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Posted by on Oct 31, 2015 in 2015, Events, Fresh Trends, Italy, Landscape architecture Posts, Milan

10 Highlights From Expo Milano 2015 For Landscape Architects

10 Highlights From Expo Milano 2015 For Landscape Architects

LAN’s Brett Lezon and Win Phyo went to Expo Milano 2015 and compiled a list of 10 Highlights that stand out for Landscape Architects.  Dating back to 1851, in London, the Universal Exhibition has served as the stage for showcasing the world’s successes. From the phonograph (1878 Paris World Expo) to electricity (1904 St. Louis World’s Fair), endless inventions have made their first appearance at World Expos. Based in...

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Posted by on Aug 16, 2015 in 2015, Italy, Landscape architecture Posts, Milan, Pavilion, Piuarch

ENEL Pavilion: Will Smart Energy Sharing Feed The Planet?

ENEL Pavilion: Will Smart Energy Sharing Feed The Planet?

ENEL Pavilion, by Piuarch, in EXPO 2015, Milan, Italy. Can you imagine a forest composed not only of green trees but also of LED-illuminated vectors? Wouldn’t that be splendid? What if such a forest exists? Who wouldn’t wish to go there and be absorbed in the fascination of that daring design combination? To witness the encounter between natural and artificial? Although this collision may seem to have a dramatic and frightful...

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