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Posted by on Dec 18, 2016 in 2004, Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, New York, New York, United States

Why is Teardrop Park the Project Every Landscape Architect Should Visit?

Why is Teardrop Park the Project Every Landscape Architect Should Visit?

Article by Giacomo Guzzon – Teardrop Park, by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc., in New York City, USA Teardrop Park offers a lot in a small package. It is a significant lesson in landscape design, successfully integrating issues of materiality, sustainability, spatial differentiation, programming, and circulation. Perhaps most importantly, it demonstrates how a thoughtful design can bring atmosphere, character, and life to even a small, flat, and featureless place....

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Posted by on Nov 23, 2016 in 2014, Campus, Landscape architecture Posts, New York, New York, SCAPE Landscape Architecture, United States

Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Turns Sidewalk into Awesome Park

Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Turns Sidewalk into Awesome Park

Article by Aybige Tek – Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, by SCAPE Landscape Architecture in USA, New York, Buffalo Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Project by SCAPE Landscape Architecture in New York is an inspiring project for many other streetscapes that may be boring. This new linear park, which has been completed in collaboration with planners and urban designers and all kinds of other related consultants, achieved a motivational result for...

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Posted by on Jun 18, 2015 in Inc., Landscape architecture Posts, New York, Park, United States

How to Bring Out the Best of a Small Site – Greenacre Park

How to Bring Out the Best of a Small Site – Greenacre Park

Greenacre Park, by Sasaki Associates, Inc., New York City. “Cities are as good as their public spaces”, urban planner Gerhard Curdes once said. Public spaces are the response to multiple needs and wishes and are at the heart of every city. But not all public spaces are alike: The good ones improve the quality of public life; the not-so-good ones lower that quality. Among the many options are pocket...

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