Residential Parks

Liquids substances on Earth naturally fall and flow to the lower grounds, forming an erosion landscape that human finds beautiful. Our site locates at the intersection where the flow meets the ground and is surrounded by mountains. The process of erosion that inspired the shape of the landscape became feature in our designs ...
300 Ivy is a LEED Platinum mixed-use development situated in an area that that remains from the demolished San Francisco Central Freeway. The Landscape Architectural scope of work included an innovative Streetscape, on-structure patios, courtyards, and a large Protea garden with an outdoor kitchen. The project also included the design of custom furniture, stone paving, fencing and metal work, and site amenities. The main concept for the spatial design was one of " Mountain Climbing" ...
The concept for the outdoor space surrounding the housing complex in Schwerzenbach draws its inspiration from the neighbouring Lake “Greifensee” and its wetland vegetation (grass, willow and poplar species), with the specific conditions of the site's soil. Groups of grasses and perennials of diverse heights divide and organize the space as architectural walls or volumes.
Teleki Square is located in Budapest's centre's socially most diverse and colorful areas, in one of the city's most disadvantaged neighbourhoods. Following a successful EU tender for funding the renovation of the square, an inclusive community-based planning process was initiated ...
Today, the neighborhood of Val Fourré, in Mantes-la-Jolie (France) faces the biggest urban change of its story. Bordered by the forest of Mantes, it was built in the sixties- near the Seine, in front of Vexin’s hillside. A town planning scheme made it possible to link the city of Mantes la jolie with the ones around, converting major roads into urban boulevards. 80 % of parkings initially private were moved to public area which gives more space.
In 2004 a competition was launched by the nonprofit housing company GAG to achieve concepts for an urban area in the eastern part of Cologne. The winning entry to the competition by ASTOC architects and planners in team with urbane gestalt combines contemporary urban conditions with the 1950s spatial inventory.
The Blaricummermeent is a plan for about 750 houses and 18,5 hectares businesspark. The plan distinguishes itself by the blaricum-way of organization with curvy roads and a green atmosphere. An important part of the urban plan is the construction of a new river called the Meentstroom.
The main idea of the project is to create an undulating green plinth stretching from facade to facade through the garden. The central concrete plateau takes the formal language of the general topography. The plateau and the accidental horizon generate various situations. Through the apertures one can sense the organic surface, giving the impression that the concrete plateau is suspended over the ground.
Located a few hundred meters from the cliffs of Paluel and not far from its nuclear power plant, "Le Clos des Fées" is the extension of the hamlet of Conteville. Master plan was carried out with a focus on providing large open spaces whilst avoiding urban sprawl.
To mark the 54th birthday of the twinning of the cities of 'Asnières-sur-Seine' and 'Berlin- Spandau', the city of Asnières is creating a mail leading up to a future kindergarten – a mail is a large pedestrian path lined with trees and plantations in an urban environment. The mail 'Berlin- Spandau' is innovative in terms of landscape design being inspired by German principles which include maintenance, materials, and living spaces.
Stockholm is a city on the water. The city landscape is an archipelago consisting of a mosaic of hilly, convex islands. This is the essential quality of the Swedish capital. Sjövikstorget square makes use of this quality. It opens up towards the water and thus includes the larger landscape in its design. To underscore this basic idea, the square is laid out as a flat plane which has then been tilted 3 % towards the view.
Located in the city center of Brussels, close to Brussels-South Station, the Liverpool Park used to be urban wasteland. Today it has been transformed into a recreational, eco-friendly green space. Initiated in 2010 by the District Contract ‘Lemmens’, this new green lung has been created in close cooperation with the inhabitants and users of the neighbourhood in order to provide a real breath of fresh air in the dense fabric of this industrial area of Brussels.
Inspired by a program defined together with public participation, the park offers a variety of recreational functions meant for diverse visitors. A playground, sports ground, table games and a water garden form a playful project that is built around a winding path for people with reduced mobility.
Starting with a nautical nostalgia theme, Sanitas envisaged the land as an abstract form of the ocean. It would contain different elements of islands and seascape such as jungle, villages and a floating house.
In 2006 the town council of Chartres launched a significant process of urban and social reconfiguration of the Cité de Beaulieu. The aim was to solve many issues caused by the 70's urbanism and create a new piece of the city which has to be both attractive and combined with the orther areas in a cohérent way.
The new housing for Katzenbach is part of a general transformation process on the edge of Zurich replacing older “Garden Developments” with high-density housing.
The location is shaped with different charackterized courtyards. On the one hand the gardenyard which offers cozy retreats within the plantation of large shrubs and hidden playing islands, on the other hand the so called cityyard, which is orientated to the public space. It is dominated by a big square  with huge treetroughs and seatings in the shadow.
In 2010, Trop got a commission to design a garden for Pyne by Sansiri, a high-end condominium in Bangkok. As mentioned earlier, its location is just superb. Located right in the middle of busy urban district, just 5 mins walk from the city's biggest shopping malls, the plot is about the right size, 2,900 sqm.
The constructed topography of the settlement shapes the garden and landscape characteristics of the common spaces. Flat areas serve as private gardens and the areas in between host the social facilities.
The Kromhout Barracks is a public/private development which accommodates the Headquarters of the Royal Netherlands Army (CLAS), the Support Command (CDC) and several parts of the Defense Equipment Organisation (DMO) with more than 3,000 employees. Karres en Brands drew up the urban development plan ...
The HASSELL design proposal for Lakeway had a strong sustainability agenda. It included setting aside a third of the site for bush regeneration, the creation of sensitive parkland interfaces with the adjoining school and residential area, as well as nature reserve.
Designed with the participation of local residents, the park has an open form and is located on the dividing line between neighborhoods. It provides them with smooth connections and strengthens the link between uses and the landscape ...
Sensitive urban designing with rainwater as a vibrant feature underlies the total success of the development. As a result, the location has become desirable. The amazing neighborhood feeling is complimented by the practicality of the site being 5 minutes walk to both the train station ...