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One of the largest investments in public parkland ever carried out by the City of Houston, this $15 million project was the result of an historic public/private partnership to revitalize Houston’s downtown urban waterfront. SWA was retained to create a master plan and subsequent full landscape architectural services through two miles of some of the most challenging urban conditions ...
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Landerneau is built around its river, the Elorn. Rethinking the public spaces along the quays therefore means rethinking the town’s relationship with its river. The quays arranged as a big, linear park on both of the river’s banks are a natural breathing space in the town and a place to experience its urban history.
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Side by side to the historic center of Potsdam, lies the green island “Freundschaftsinsel” (Island of Friendship). The island is defined by the junction of two arms of the river Havel. Nowadays, the island is one of the most popular parks in the historic parkland of Potsdam ...
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The ChonGae Canal Restoration Project is an ambitious redevelopment initiative that transformed the urban fabric of Seoul, Korea. This design was the winning project in an international competition and celebrates the source point of cleansed surficial and sub grade runoff from the city at the start of this seven mile green corridor. The main competition requirement was to highlight the future reunification of North and South Korea.
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The Velenje "Promenada" is an important city space and a vital city thoroughfare. It is one of the central axes of the centre of Velenje, a young town designed in the 1950s, based on the Modernist ideal of the garden city; as such, it is unique in the Slovene space.
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Grorudparken (Grorud Park) is one of four new neighbourhood parks in Groruddalen. The park introduces facilities for athletics, play, recreation, youth programmes, social interaction, and cultural activities for the diverse local population ... The River Alna is the central element of the landscape master plan, which integrates existing cultural and historical artefacts with new landscape experiences, while also facilitating greater visual and physical access to the river itself ...
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The river currents, the flow of people, and the gravity of objects are all woven together to form a dynamic concord (Figure 01). This is achieved through the meandering vegetated terraces, curvilinear paths, a serpentine bridge, circular bio-swales and planting beds, and curved benches. The project has given the city a new identity and is now acclaimed as its most poetic landscape.
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The city of Perreux-sur-Marne has rethought its entire relation to its river, considering it as a major environmental, social, urban and political issue. The project aims at bringing back both the people and other species of plants and animals to the banks of the river Marne, by softening the water and urban edges. Concrete protections are turned into vegetal engeneering, and overflood is accepted, widening the spectrum of environements.
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In Riesa a distinctive Elbe skyline had been developed throughout centuries which was going to be developed further and reorganized northwards. One of the architectural marks is the harbor entrance. Existing slopes were used to form a plateau on which the „Hafenwaechter“ (look out) rises and offers great views into surroundings and at the city‘s skyline.
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The university town of Gießen has recovered the Lahn River, exposing the urban development potential that it had long neglected: the central river banks with their meadows and adjacent urban quarters. The framework plan will develop the shores of the Lahn into a completely new and multifaceted inner-city recreational area. Implementation will proceed in phases, as soon as the various spaces become available.
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Schwäbisch Gmünd, a mid-sized town in southern Germany, has engineered a far-reaching urban redevelopment process resulting in a new green heart for the city. This comprehensive project has structurally reoriented the inner city, including its traffic patterns. Historical urban structures were re-exposed, new urban axes were formed and expansive public spaces were built.
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