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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 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 Oct 27, 2015 in 2008, China, Hargreaves Associates, Hong Kong, Landscape architecture Posts, Plaza, Urban

One Island East Becomes an Exciting Urban Plaza for the People of Hong Kong

One Island East Becomes an Exciting Urban Plaza for the People of Hong Kong

One Island East, by Hargreaves Associates, in Taikoo Place, Hong Kong, China. According to the common business terminology, a corporate design or a corporate identity is the specific combination of designs, colors, and words that a firm uses to present a visual statement about itself and its business philosophy. The corporate identity is the integral image a company shows to investors, customers, and the public. It is very often vital...

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