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Posted by on May 10, 2017 in 2016, Landscape architecture Posts, Poland, Wroclaw

Uiliuili Bench | How can Urban Furniture Increase Public Creativity?

Uiliuili Bench | How can Urban Furniture Increase Public Creativity?

Article by Aybige Tek – Uiliuili Bench, by Piotr Zuraw, in Wroclaw, Poland. Designers have always known that ergonomic furniture can increase creativity in the people who use it because if people are not annoyed by the furniture they are using they seem to work more smoothly. This very thought is even explained by the International Ergonomics Association, who define the word “ergonomics” as, “the scientific discipline concerned with the understanding...

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Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Landscape architecture Posts, Latest News Landscape Architecture

Latest News Landscape Architecture May Edition

Latest News Landscape Architecture May Edition

10-May-2017 – Latest News Landscape Architecture May by Brett Lezon | Edition No. 2 out of 4 In this week’s Latest News in Landscape Architecture, we feature several urban topics such as Amsterdam’s ‘Night Mayor’ and a series of technological solutions to aid global problems, highlight a proposed park in Taipei, and examine the results from a design competition in Tampa. Additionally, we showcase a book about environmental sustainability,...

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Posted by on May 8, 2017 in Boston, Copley Wolff Design Group, Landscape architecture Posts, United States

How the Watermark Seaport is Helping Boston Reclaim its Ecology

How the Watermark Seaport is Helping Boston Reclaim its Ecology

Article by Irene Crowo Nielsen – Watermark Seaport, by Copley Wolff Design Group, in Boston, MA, USA. The Watermark Seaport is located in Boston’s newest coveted neighborhood for the live-work-play lifestyle. It is definitely not your average transformation area. The developer brands it with three words; Unrivaled, Unobstructed & Unconventional. “This is the nucleus of the neighborhood: a marriage between Fort Point Channel and the innovation of the Seaport...

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Posted by on May 7, 2017 in Environment Posts, Landscape architecture Posts

10 Urban Plant Choices to Create a Bee-friendly City

10 Urban Plant Choices to Create a Bee-friendly City

Emily Sinclair – Read this article if you want to learn some top plant choices that can be implemented for a bee-friendly city. There are many factors to consider when planting for a bee-friendly city. After all, you want the garden to be enjoyable for the bees, but also for yourself. This will look different depending on who you are and where you live. Some places to consider engaging in...

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Posted by on May 6, 2017 in Landscape architecture Posts

How a Competition Project Brought Back Old Values

How a Competition Project Brought Back Old Values

Article by Alexandra-Elena Ciocan – We take a look at the competition project of Eden Soestdijk and look how new ideas gave back life and expression to old values.  Interested in winning first prize in a landscape design competition and a place in people’s hearts? As challenging as it sounds, it is a ride to enjoy. Take, for example, the submitted work of Mecanoo architecten and its partners in Baarn, The...

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Posted by on May 6, 2017 in 2014, Landscape architecture Posts, LINK Landskap, Norway, Oslo

Stranden | How to Enhance Outdoor Sociability in a Simple Way

Stranden | How to Enhance Outdoor Sociability in a Simple Way

Article by Maria Giovanna Drago – A review of Stranden by LINK Landskap, 2014 Oslo, Norway. The city of Oslo is located in the innermost point of the homonymous fjord. One of the districts which overlooks the water is Aker Brygge, the most in-style area with its numerous pubs, restaurants, apartments, and shopping centres. Way back in 1854, the shipyard Akers Mekaniske Verksted was located here and the engineering...

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