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Posted by on Nov 24, 2016 in 2016, Belgium, Beringen, Carve, Landscape architecture Posts, OMGEVING landscape architecture urbanism

How an Old Mine Became a Inspiring Play Landscape

How an Old Mine Became a Inspiring Play Landscape

Article by Emily Sinclair – Play Landscape be-MINE, by Carve and Omgeving (design) and Krinkels (contractor) in the town of Beringen, Belgium. Many of our society’s past practices have created scars in our landscape, such as post-industrial sites which are unusable due to contamination and dangerous conditions. Lately, these sites have become grounds for renewal; projects which revitalize and reinvent the site from a wasteland to a landmark –...

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Posted by on Mar 19, 2016 in 2015, Landscape architecture Posts, OMGEVING landscape architecture urbanism

How Landscape Design Has Transformed a Historical War Site

How Landscape Design Has Transformed a Historical War Site

Article by Luis Guísar The historical war site, the Bluff, by OMGEVING, in Ypres, Palingbeekstraat, Belgium. OMGEVING architects were in charge of the landscape design for one of the most important battle zones of World War I, the Ypres Salient in Belgium. The design was conceived subtly, in order to respect the site’s history and its present conditions. It was not OMGEVING’s intent to send visitors down into war...

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Posted by on Nov 26, 2015 in Belgium, Brussels, Landscape architecture Posts, OMGEVING landscape architecture urbanism, Squares

How the Award-Winning Kardinaal Mercier Square Has Transformed the Image of a City

How the Award-Winning Kardinaal Mercier Square Has Transformed the Image of a City

Kardinaal Mercier Square, by OMGEVING landscape architecture urbanism, Jette, Brussels, Belgium. It is necessary to consider function and aesthetics equally when looking at a well-designed project in landscape architecture. Take the city square: The square has always been the apple of its city’s eye. So many activities happen around a square — people hanging out, enjoying, relaxing; a square portrays the vibe of the city. Designing a square involves...

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