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Posted by on Dec 14, 2016 in 2016, Landscape architecture Posts, Spain, Territori24

Why Working with the Locals is the Best Way to Revitalize a Neighborhood

Why Working with the Locals is the Best Way to Revitalize a Neighborhood

Article by Kamil Rawski – Malgrat de Mar by Territori24, in Malgrat de Mar, Spain, showing how collaboration with local residents can become the easy way to revitalize the neighborhood. The Barri del Castell neighbourhood is located in Malgrat de Mar – a seaside town in the province of Barcelona. It belongs to the Maresme region and approximately 18,500 people live there. The place where the project is located...

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Posted by on Apr 24, 2016 in Biscay, JAAM sociedad de arquitectura, Landscape architecture Posts

How This Square in Spain is Bringing People Together

How This Square in Spain is Bringing People Together

Article by Taylor Stapleton – Total reading time 4 minutes Indautxu Square, by JAAM sociedad de arquitectura, Biscay, Spain. When thinking of any European city, it is hard to imagine one without a city square. Urban squares are the essence of the European city. Often a symbol of the community’s identity, these squares serve important social functions, acting as gathering places, places of relaxation, or even just as pathways...

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Posted by on Apr 9, 2016 in 2011, Barcelona, Comas-Pont Arquitectes, Landscape architecture Posts, Spain

Is the Manlleu Market Helping to Rehabilitate the Neighborhood?

Is the Manlleu Market Helping to Rehabilitate the Neighborhood?

Article by Farah Afza Jurekh Manlleu Municipal Market, by Comas-Pont arquitectes, Pintor Guàrdia, Manlleu (Barcelona), Spain. We like to socialize. People are drawn towards places where they can interact with others. And the designing of such interactive spaces has always been one of the foci of architects. When the project is in an urban realm, the design of such interactive space can eventually grow as a community hub and can...

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Posted by on Mar 27, 2016 in 2012, Balmori Associates, Bilbao, Landscape architecture Posts, Spain

How Can a Park Become “A Lung for the City”?

How Can a Park Become “A Lung for the City”?

Article by Irmak Bilir Campa de los Ingleses Park, by Balmori Associates, Bilbao, Spain Very likely, everyone who is related to or interested in architecture knows the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum, or has at least seen photos of it. The “Lung for the City” sits next to the museum in the northern part of Spain. The lung is actually a park, designed by Balmori Associates. It is the result of an...

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Posted by on Feb 19, 2016 in 2012, Barcelona, Comas-Pont Arquitectes, Landscape architecture Posts, Spain, Squares

How to Build a Shared Space for Pedestrians and Vehicles

How to Build a Shared Space for Pedestrians and Vehicles

Article by Joanna Łaska Baga Square, by Comas-Pont Arquitectes, Barcelona, Spain. To the unwitting eye, the square at Barcelona’s Baga looks just like any other city square. But there is much more to it than we might expect: Baga Square’s seamless features have something lying underneath them. Literally. The retrofit project’s main aim was to combine a strongly demanded parking space with an unusual recreational space. Would you ever...

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Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in 2014, Landscape architecture Posts, RAMON ESTEVE ESTUDIO, Spain

The Best Way to Live in Sunny Spain

The Best Way to Live in Sunny Spain

Article by Yang Su Casa Sardinera, by RAMON ESTEVE ESTUDIO, in Jávea, Alicante, Spain. People are always fascinated by romantic and adventurous islands that offer a sense of escape from their stressful lifestyles. The Sardinera House, designed by RAMON ESTEVE ESTUDIO, is located in an appealing and valued Mediterranean landscape that has a profound connection with its society and has preserved its own character over time. Sardinera House sits...

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