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Posted by on Jan 11, 2017 in Fresh Trends, Urban, Urban Regeneration

Top 10 Influential Urban Designers

Top 10 Influential Urban Designers

Article by Win Phyo – We explore 10 influential urban designers that have shaped the world as we know it and inspired countless others to follow in their footsteps.  Urban design is complex. Before I introduce the influencers that have made a huge difference to the way people live and interact (some still are making that difference), let’s answer this question: what is the definition of urban design? According to...

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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 Aug 3, 2016 in 2012, Kungsbacka, Landscape architecture Posts, Squares, Sweden, Urban, Urban Regeneration, White Architects

How the Redesign of Kungsbacka Square Respects the History of a Site

How the Redesign of Kungsbacka Square Respects the History of a Site

Article by Miriam Judith González Bolívar Kungsbacka Square , by White Architects, in Kungsbacka, Sweden Some places embed strong roots in the memories of their inhabitants. Unfortunately, over time, these important places may be replaced and forgotten. The memory remains dormant, waiting to resurface to help new generations understand the meaning those places once held for their community. Awakening this history and restoring it to the social and visual environment...

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Posted by on Mar 12, 2016 in 2014, Amstelveen, HOSPER, Landscape architecture Posts, Netherlands, Urban Regeneration

The Amstelveen Zonnehuis Care Home Inspires an Urban Regeneration

The Amstelveen Zonnehuis Care Home Inspires an Urban Regeneration

Article by Rosa di Gregorio Amstelveen Zonnehuis Care Home, by HOSPER, in Amstelveen, Netherlands. Sustainable development is becoming, in many places around the world, the way of re-thinking the city. To face issues like urban decay, brownfields and marginalization of some districts, instead of planning new buildings in non-urbanized areas. We see the implementation of the concepts of re-use, refurbishing and transformation of the current building heritage. An experience...

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