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Posted by on Aug 10, 2016 in 2015, Iúri Chagas, Landscape architecture Posts, Portugal, Residential

Designing Sustainable Landscapes in Hot and Dry Climates: How and What to Consider?

Designing Sustainable Landscapes in Hot and Dry Climates: How and What to Consider?

Article by Giacomo Guzzon We explore designing sustainable landscapes in hot and dry climates by taking a closer look at the Lake Garden by Iúri Chagas, in Olhão, Algarve, Portugal Since I am a landscape architect who works and lives in London, you wouldn’t expect that I often deal with schemes that have to withstand drought and prolonged periods of heat, but the reality is that London is getting...

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Posted by on May 25, 2016 in 2015, Landscape architecture Posts, Pattaya, Residential, Shma Company Limited, Thailand

Zire Wongamat Offers Remarkable Views Over the Gulf of Thailand

Zire Wongamat Offers Remarkable Views Over the Gulf of Thailand

Article by Diana Ispas Zire Wongamat, a high-rise condominium project by Shma, in Pattaya – Thailand. Landscape Architects Network is excited to present another project from the Thai condominium series. After Eleni Tsirintani’s article about How a Narrow Piece of Land Evolved Into a Luxurious Project, Naila Salhi wrote about How Baan San Ngam Takes its Inspiration From Nature and Elisa García Nieto presented Thai Residents Get The Most...

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Posted by on Feb 16, 2016 in Landscape architecture Posts, Malaysia, Malik Lip & Associates Sdn Bhd, Residential

Is The Haven Lakeside Residences The Best of Both Worlds?

Is The Haven Lakeside Residences The Best of Both Worlds?

Article by Elisa A.M. Varetti The Haven Lakeside Residences, by Malik Lip & Associates Sdn Bhd, in Malaysia Have you ever stopped to wonder about living in close contact with nature? Everyone loves to dream about quitting everything, going away, and living on a deserted island or, more simply, far from the daily routine. But we all know most of us will never leave our comfortable houses and the modern conveniences we...

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Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in 2014, DP Architects, Landscape architecture Posts, Residential, Serangoon, Singapore

Why Green is the Only Way for This Housing Development

Why Green is the Only Way for This Housing Development

Article by Agmarie Calderón Alonso Minton Housing Development, by DP Architects in Serangoon in Singapore, Asia The Minton housing development comprises ten 15-story and eight 17-story apartment blocks, with a total of 1,145 units including 24 units of penthouses. Despite its size, this development creates a real visualization of how the landscape as open spaces can create different experiences. All blocks are oriented in the north-south direction in three...

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Posted by on Jan 27, 2016 in Courtyard, Iran, Landscape architecture Posts, Modaam Architects, Residential, Tehran

Reflecting on the Past for a Better Future

Reflecting on the Past for a Better Future

Article by Erisa Nesimi Reflecting Courtyard, By Modaam Architects, in Tehran, Iran. Located in the same area as the settlements of Ancient Persia, Tehran is not the same city it used to be. The tradition of wonderful gardens which once made the Persian Empire famous through the ages has been lost in the attempts at progress towards a modernized world. In this article we are looking at a project...

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Posted by on Jan 5, 2016 in 2009, Amsterdam, Landscape architecture Posts, Netherlands, NL Architects, Residential

Turning the House Inside Out: A New Perspective on Residential Development

Turning the House Inside Out: A New Perspective on Residential Development

Article by Nick Shannon Funen Blok K, by NL Architects, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. New housing developments around the world are becoming more sustainable, livable and innovative every day. The key to having a well-rounded project is in the marriage of the buildings and landscape into one continuous experience. People want to live in an area with access to and views of green space, and the field of landscape...

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