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Posted by on Nov 11, 2016 in 2011, Amsterdam, Landscape architecture Posts, Mecanoo, Netherlands

How People can Save the Landscape and Make it Social

How People can Save the Landscape and Make it Social

Article by Maria Giovanna Drago – The Westergasfabriek Terrain, by Kathryn Gustafson and Francine Houben from Mecanoo, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The Westergasfabriek Terrain by Kathryn Gustafson and Francine Houben from Mecanoo, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The Westergasfabriek was the largest factory which produced coal gas in the Netherlands during the nineteenth century. It’s just outside the centre of Amsterdam and towers over the landscape with its red and yellowish bricks...

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Posted by on Feb 12, 2016 in Amsterdam, Belgium, Brazil, Britian, China, England, London, Netherlands, New York, Utrecht

What Makes a Good Bicycle Path? : Part 2

What Makes a Good Bicycle Path? : Part 2

This is a must read on what makes a good bicycle path and follows on from Part 1. Many countries take the Netherlands as example when creating much needed bicycle infrastructure. In the previous article we had a look how that Dutch bicycle infrastructure came about. How are various cities around the world going forward with the implementation of bicycle infrastructure? What makes a good bicycle path? Find out...

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Posted by on Jan 5, 2016 in 2009, Amsterdam, Landscape architecture Posts, Netherlands, NL Architects, Residential

Turning the House Inside Out: A New Perspective on Residential Development

Turning the House Inside Out: A New Perspective on Residential Development

Article by Nick Shannon Funen Blok K, by NL Architects, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. New housing developments around the world are becoming more sustainable, livable and innovative every day. The key to having a well-rounded project is in the marriage of the buildings and landscape into one continuous experience. People want to live in an area with access to and views of green space, and the field of landscape...

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