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Posted by on Aug 14, 2017 in Streets, Urban

Jane Irwin Landscape Architecture Brings New Life to Constitution Avenue

Jane Irwin Landscape Architecture Brings New Life to Constitution Avenue

Article by Maria Giovanna Drago Constitution Avenue by Jane Irwin Landscape Architecture along with Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects, and MEC in Canberra, Australia. Constitution Avenue is a key street in Canberra, Australia. In fact, along with Commonwealth and Kings Avenues, it forms the city’s basic geometric design guidelines that developed Canberra in the 1900s. Situated in a lively area, it’s adjacent to residential and commercial buildings, but...

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Posted by on Oct 1, 2016 in 2015, Hetedik Műterem Ltd., Hungary, Landscape architecture Posts, Streets, Urban, Urban Regeneration

From a Passing Roadway to a Much-Visited Historic Urban Center

From a Passing Roadway to a Much-Visited Historic Urban Center

Article by Meenal Suresh – Revitalisation of the Historic Urban Center that is Castle District of Sopron, by Hetedik Műterem Ltd. Hungary. Can a city close to nowhere regain its tourist inflow just by improving the road channels? Can a city that people just passed by without giving a second glance become an eye-catcher that forces you to roll down your car windows or just step out to feel...

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Posted by on Feb 9, 2016 in 2015, Bauchplan, Böblingen, Germany, Landscape architecture Posts, Streets, Urban

Is Innovative LED Technology a New Way to Improve our Streets?

Is Innovative LED Technology a New Way to Improve our Streets?

Article by Lidija Šuster Neue Meile, by Bauchplan, in Böblingen, Germany. Taking a closer look at how they use LED Technology What happens when a street is not just a physical connection between two landmarks? What if the street becomes an attraction itself rather than simple route for pedestrians? The landscape architects of Bauchplan gave us the perfect answer – linking the railway station and center of old town...

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Posted by on Dec 18, 2015 in 2011, Alleswirdgut, Austria, Innsbruck, Landscape architecture Posts, Streets, Urban

Look What This Competition Did For This Austrian Street

Look What This Competition Did For This Austrian Street

Article by Rose Buchanan Maria Theresa Street, by Alleswirdgut, in Innsbruck, Austria. The traditional shopping street is a fantastic notion of bright shop windows, bustling pedestrians, and the buzzing activity of traffic. The reality, however, is often not so pleasant. There is nowhere to sit, one can barely look into a shop without being shoved by passersby, and the desire to quickly look into the shop across the road is met...

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Posted by on Aug 30, 2015 in 2015, Austria, Bureau B+B urbanism and landscape architecture, Landscape architecture Posts, Streets, Urban, Vienna

Vienna Unveils Longest Shared Space in Europe

Vienna Unveils Longest Shared Space in Europe

On 1 August 2015 the complete Mariahilfer Strasse project was finished and opened to the public and we’ve got some great new photos to show it off.   The opportunity to redevelop an already popular urban thoroughfare into the longest stretch of shared space in Europe does not come along every day. An international design competition was held for design firms and companies of all areas to propose the...

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Posted by on Jan 6, 2015 in 2014, Austria, Bureau B+B, Landscape architecture Posts, Streets, Urban, Vienna

Mariahilferstrasse Unravels the Hidden Possibilities of Urban Design

Mariahilferstrasse Unravels the Hidden Possibilities of Urban Design

Mariahilferstrasse, by Bureau B+B & Orso.Pitro (ULRIKE PITRO, FRANZISKA ORSO), in Vienna, Austria. What is amazing about landscape architecture design is that the paper one uses is never blank. There are always several parameters to consider, many things that are given, and various restrictions. It might seem discouraging at first, but remarkable projects emerge from sites loaded with obstacles and limitations. The redevelopment of Mariahilferstrasse in Vienna, by Bureau B+B and...

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