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Posted by on Feb 25, 2017 in 2016, MARELD landscape architects, Sweden, Trollhättan

Öresjö Recreational Area | One of the Best Geometric Beach Areas in the World

Öresjö Recreational Area | One of the Best Geometric Beach Areas in the World

Article by Aybige Tek – Öresjö recreational area by MARELD landscape architects, in Trollhättan, Sweden. When designing the Öresjö recreational area, the main concept for the landscape architects and people involved in the design phase was to create a beach and bathing areas in public space for everyone. Public use was their main goal where the geometry is circular; half-moon shaped, in fact, and also has linear and also curved...

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Posted by on Jan 21, 2017 in 2016, Kamil Rawski, Landscape architecture Posts, MAX IV Laboratory Landscape, Sweden

What Happens When You Combine Landscape Design With a High-Tech Facility?

What Happens When You Combine Landscape Design With a High-Tech Facility?

Article by Kamil Rawski – A review of the Max IV Radiation Centre landscape by Snøhetta, in Lund, Sweden Lund is a city in the province of Scania, located in southern Sweden, northeast of Malmo. 87,244 people lived there in 2015, out of a municipal total of about 117,000. The city is strong academic centre thanks to Lund University. Today it is one of Scandinavia’s largest institutions for education...

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Posted by on Aug 24, 2016 in Landscape architecture Posts, Sweden

Sweden’s Got Talent – 10 Examples of Landscape Architecture in Sweden

Sweden’s Got Talent – 10 Examples of Landscape Architecture in Sweden

Article by Radenka Kolarov – Following up on our world series, we have selected 10 awesome projects that perfectly represent landscape architecture in Sweden today. Do you like winter? How about a cold, dark, long winter? You have to admit that it sounds like I am going to tell you a scary story. But let me introduce you to a country where you can spend a night in an igloo...

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Posted by on Aug 3, 2016 in 2012, Kungsbacka, Landscape architecture Posts, Squares, Sweden, Urban, Urban Regeneration, White Architects

How the Redesign of Kungsbacka Square Respects the History of a Site

How the Redesign of Kungsbacka Square Respects the History of a Site

Article by Miriam Judith González Bolívar Kungsbacka Square , by White Architects, in Kungsbacka, Sweden Some places embed strong roots in the memories of their inhabitants. Unfortunately, over time, these important places may be replaced and forgotten. The memory remains dormant, waiting to resurface to help new generations understand the meaning those places once held for their community. Awakening this history and restoring it to the social and visual environment...

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Posted by on Jun 12, 2016 in 2001, Landscape architecture Posts, Malmö, Parks, SLA, Sweden

Anchor Park Shows Us How to Design a Patchwork Park

Anchor Park Shows Us How to Design a Patchwork Park

Article by Irmak Bilir Anchor Park by SLA/Stig L. Andersson, Malmö, Sweden. Anchor Park is located in the middle of a new urban neigborhood built at the former industrial estate and port area of Västra Hamnen in Sweden’s coastal city of Malmö. The park has a patchwork character and uses the water in a way we haven’t often seen: The water is intentionally collected in reliefs! In the spring of...

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Posted by on Nov 24, 2015 in Landscape architecture Posts, Nivå Landskapsarkitektur, Stockholm, Sweden

Sätra Centre: How a Public Square Turned into a Cozy Living Room

Sätra Centre: How a Public Square Turned into a Cozy Living Room

Sätra Centre, by Nivå Landskapsarkitektur, Stockholm, Sweden. Perhaps most of you have heard of Thomas Church, the celebrated 20th-century American landscape architect who believed that the garden is an extra living room. Church’s modernistic design philosophy developed into the so-called Californian style, which is most often applied in regions with mild climates. The project you are about to explore, however, is located 5,371 miles away from California — in...

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