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Posted by on Jul 26, 2017 in plants, Riverside

How Jardin des Rives Brings People to Nature and Nature to Man

How Jardin des Rives Brings People to Nature and Nature to Man

Article by Radenka Kolarov Jardin des Rives by Studio Basta in Amiens, France. Les Hortillonnages d’Amiens is an area that stretches alongside the Somme River. Since Roman times, the land has been hard and unusable so food was cultivated on small islands in the water. In modern times, the food crops were largely lost, leaving many islands unused and without a purpose. The MCA wanted to change this and with the help of Studio Basta organized...

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Posted by on Sep 4, 2016 in 2016, Chicago, Illinois, Riverside, Sasaki Associates, United States

Chicago Riverwalk Expansion : From Unused Space to a Public Hotspot

Chicago Riverwalk Expansion : From Unused Space to a Public Hotspot

Article by Eleni Tsirintani – Chicago Riverwalk Expansion, by Sasaki and Ross Barney Architects, in Chicago, IL, USA Chicago Riverwalk Expansion by Sasaki and Ross Barney Architects is a contemporary Urban Design expanding towards the Chicago River Edge developing different functions and landscape typologies that enhance the identity of the contemporary city of Chicago. The project is the expansion of a similar intervention completed in 2009 by Ross Barney Architects....

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Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Environment Posts, Landscape architecture Posts, Riverside

10 Cities That Are Reinventing The Relationship With Their Rivers

10 Cities That Are Reinventing The Relationship With Their Rivers

As technology and infrastructure improved, rivers became less and less important and more  and more forgotten about. We look at 10 cities reconnecting with their rivers.  We are living in an era in which for the first time since the industrial revolution we are witnessing a complete shift in the way the relationship between the city and nature is represented in our cities. Architects, planners, landscape designers, artist, politicians...

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Posted by on Jul 12, 2015 in 2015, Germany, Landscape architecture Posts, Riverside, WBP Landschaftsarchitekten

The Best Way to Work With the Land at Riverside Lünen

The Best Way to Work With the Land at Riverside Lünen

Riverside Lünen, by WBP Landschaftsarchitekten, Lünen, Germany. Lünen is a town in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, along the Lippe River, which runs east to west, starting from Paderborn until it finally enters the Rhine River at Wesel. This has provided Lünen with a steeply graded green space along the Lippe, in the central part of the city. Riverside Lünen is a redesign project of that green space by WBP Landschaftsarchitekten....

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