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Posted by on Dec 18, 2016 in 2004, Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, New York, New York, United States

Why is Teardrop Park the Project Every Landscape Architect Should Visit?

Why is Teardrop Park the Project Every Landscape Architect Should Visit?

Article by Giacomo Guzzon – Teardrop Park, by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc., in New York City, USA Teardrop Park offers a lot in a small package. It is a significant lesson in landscape design, successfully integrating issues of materiality, sustainability, spatial differentiation, programming, and circulation. Perhaps most importantly, it demonstrates how a thoughtful design can bring atmosphere, character, and life to even a small, flat, and featureless place....

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Posted by on Nov 23, 2016 in 2014, Campus, Landscape architecture Posts, New York, New York, SCAPE Landscape Architecture, United States

Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Turns Sidewalk into Awesome Park

Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Turns Sidewalk into Awesome Park

Article by Aybige Tek – Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, by SCAPE Landscape Architecture in USA, New York, Buffalo Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Project by SCAPE Landscape Architecture in New York is an inspiring project for many other streetscapes that may be boring. This new linear park, which has been completed in collaboration with planners and urban designers and all kinds of other related consultants, achieved a motivational result for...

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Posted by on Aug 29, 2016 in 2015, James Corner Field Operations, Landscape architecture Posts, New York, United States

Roof Terrace Offers Some Of The Most Breathtaking Views Of Manhattan

Roof Terrace Offers Some Of The Most Breathtaking Views Of Manhattan

Article by Frank Bourque  – Dock Street Roof Terrace, by James Corner Field Operations, in DUMBO neighborhood, Brooklyn, New York Have you ever wondered what living with panoramic views of Manhattan looks like? Well, you don’t have to wonder anymore. The Dock Street Roof Terrace transforms the dream of many to reality, and offers a pleasant experience that will give you another view of Manhattan and its urban architecture...

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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 Oct 10, 2015 in 2012, James Corner Field Operations, Landscape architecture Posts, Manhattan, Plaza, United States

How Frank Gehry’s Controversial Building Impacted the Landscape

How Frank Gehry’s Controversial Building Impacted the Landscape

Beekman Plazas, by James Corner Field Operations and Piet Oudolf, in Manhattan, New York City. Striking architecture can have an impact on the design of the landscape that surrounds it. The controversial Frank Gehry, who is changing the language of architecture as we speak, designed Forest City Ratner Residential Tower. At its base are the Beekman Street Plazas, designed by James Corner Field Operations in collaboration with Piet Oudolf....

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Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in 2011, Installations, Landscape architecture Posts, mmmm…, New York, United States

The Meeting Bowls: A New Hub of Social Activity Along Times Square

The Meeting Bowls: A New Hub of Social Activity Along Times Square

Meeting Bowls, by mmmm… ,Times Square, New York City, USA. Sometimes we only need to think simple to make the best pop-ups! This was certainly the case for Times Square’s temporary transformation back in August 2011, when Times Square Alliance and the Consulate General of Spain in New York City agreed to manage a space to calm the non-stop hustle and bustle of Times Square. The finished product was...

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