The biggest garden exhibition event in the German south-western state of Baden-Wuerttemberg is the Landesgartenschau (state garden exhibition). Every other year a city, selected in a defiant competition, has the chance to improve it’s infrastructure and green/blue system through this exhibition. For the event in 2014 the ancient city of Schwaebisch-Gmuend was selected ...
The new museum Texture needs a new temporary square pending a total remake of the environment. Studio Basta and Wagon-landscaping introduced a garden based on the QR-code of the Texture-museum. The result is a labyrinthine sea of grasses that remembers the flax-fields along the “Golden River”  Leie.
From a parking area to a space for inner-city life – for many years, the Schlossvorplatz was not a part of public life, but the Schlossvorplatz of today is an important component in the city’s urban structure. The circular structures’ two inner courtyards provide citizens with an expansive and appealing green area.
Here, in the atrium of the Academy, plants thrive in an unusual environment – with no direct contact to the earth, little natural light, and artificial irrigation ... Most of these plants have a special connection to Jewish life. Some, for example, bear the names of Jewish people, others play a role in the Jewish holidays. And some of the plants’ folkloric names refer to anti-Jewish sentiments.
The installation ‘Champ de bière’ places a common consumer good in its centre: beer, a beverage promoting conviviality and social exchanges. The project site is located near Confignon, at the crossroads of the urban expansion of the Genevese conurbations and the city’s agricultural belt. ‘Champ de bière’ reveals the landscapes associated with the production process of this highly consumed product, appropriate to the staging of a festival. From production to consumption, these landscapes are nested one inside the other.
A cloud-like structure suspended above a floating bar and open-kitchen restaurant on the banks of Melbourne’s Yarra River will form the spectacular centrepiece of the 2014 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival presented by Bank of Melbourne when it opens to the public today.
Two playful creations by Topotek1 for the Garden Show in Hamburg, 2013.
A seemingly indestructible bunker with monumental status is sliced open. The design thereby opens up the minuscule interior of one of NDW’s 700 bunkers, the insides of which are normally cut off from view completely. In addition, a long wooden boardwalk cuts through the extremely heavy construction.
The project transforms a 14-hectare empty former industrial area into a temporary, recreational landscape that is integrated in the strategic, long-term urban development through the method process urbanism.
“Fast track” is an attempt to create intelligent infrastructure that is emotional and corresponds to the local context. It gives the user a different experience of moving and percieving the environment.

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