2014

Baan San Ngam, a low rise beach front condominium is situated in the Prachuabkirikhan province of Thailand. Located away from the typical tourist area, the site is surrounded by mangroves and grove wood forest with the backdrop of mountainous terrain in the distant. The varying ecological elements within the area from the sea, dunes, swamp, swale, mound and forest scape provides the site with an interesting topography and ground texture for the designer to experiment with ...
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The program presents this new skatepark as a skate-square. The project works with the limits of the area, taking advantage of the gradients and the containment of the slopes in order to place all the elements for skate.
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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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The Triangeln area in central Malmö used to be a quiet place, set apart from the busy main streets. The new City Tunnel station has transformed the area to become a hub for the region’s 37,000 commuters. Today, it is one of the city’s liveliest living rooms. In order to meet these new streams of people and their needs, the City of Malmö announced a competition to design new urban spaces around Triangeln.
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McGregor Coxall worked with Hill Thalis Architects and Candalepas Associates Architects on this proposed 459 dwelling 17Ha sustainable residential neighbourhood on Anzac Parade, Little Bay. The project has a wide diversity of housing types carefully situated on a regular street grid that respects the coastal topography ...
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The location of Israel Square is rich in opportunities and stretches between two worlds: the bustling covered market where thousands of people pass every day and the lush H.C. Ørsteds Park, where the people of Copenhagen enjoy the green space in the middle of the city. Israel’s Square is placed on top of the historic ramparts, which used to surround the city of Copenhagen, and was in the 1970’s rebuilt into a parking lot with Northern Europe’s largest underground parking garage.
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Initiated by the city and selected through an international competition in 2008, POLA suggested with the Georgswall a new approach towards historic city preservation and garden heritage. Identification instead of reconstruction was the overarching theme. After 5 decades of ignoring the capacity of the small city park besides the Mayor Muller Plaza, a landfill of the former city harbor, both places now attracts people again ...
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Gillespies was commissioned to transform the centre of Telford by developing the public realm for the new Southwater One district, a vibrant and identifiable community, leisure and retail destination. Gillespies responded to the brief to create an extension of Telford’s existing town centre and create a distinctive, captivating new landscape that linked the town with the park beyond.
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The Key Sathorn – Ratchapreuk is a 23 storey condominium with more than 800 units in Bangkok located in Thonburi zone ...
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An ambitious public realm scheme has recently been completed in Watford Town Centre. The £4.3m scheme for Watford Borough Council and Hertfordshire County Council has transformed the area known as The Parade into a key civic space with the flexibility and capacity to accommodate a variety of outdoor events, and attract a wide range of visitors throughout the day and evening ...
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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 ...
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Drapers Field has a strategic role in the Olympic Legacy. This new park in east London is the first project integrating new Olympic developments within the Olympic Park to existing communities. KLA were commissioned to revitalise three parks in Leyton in the east London borough of Waltham Forest, through Olympic Section 106 funds. Working strategically in the Lea Valley on these projects, KLA were responding to the London Legacy Development Corporation’s direction to ‘Stitch the Fringe’ around the Olympic boundary ...
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The sunken courtyard of the Earthly Pond Service Center is adjoined to the lake wetland. The architecture and landscape heights are set following the natural grade levels, providing multiple accessibilities and viewing experiences at different elevations ...
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In the city of Bagsværd, North of Copenhagen, Novo Nordisk has erected its new corporate headquarter. The headquarter, which houses the company’s top management and 1.100 administrative staff, is located in a large, public park, designed by SLA Architects.
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The Hollister Courthouse is located in an agricultural area near California’s Central Valley. The landscape design was inspired by the long, linear patterns of the local vernacular landscape. These patterns seem at once to be the essence of the modern and of the archaic, as can be seen in the context photos. They call to mind the fascination that American agricultural structures held for early modern architects such as Le Corbusier and Adolf Loos.
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The design leads the way in the integration of landscape-based therapy tools. The rehabilitation courtyards incorporate pathways of various distances and obstacles to navigate; providing everyday challenges, such as navigating kerbs, slopes and stairs that allow patients and therapists to set goals and measure recovery.
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The International Horticultural Exposition 2014 opened in Qingdao on April 25th; the two service centers, “Heavenly Water (Tianshui)” and “Earthy Pond (Dichi)”, are named after the two extant lakes on Baiguo Mountain where the buildings are respectively located.
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Along the length of the landmarked Fifth Avenue façade, OLIN’s design for The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s four-block-long plaza enhances one of New York City’s most significant public gathering spaces. OLIN led the design to prioritize the pedestrian experience and create a welcoming urban destination ...
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Hapa Collaborative and City of Langley worked together to revitalize McBurney Lane as a social space in the heart of downtown Langley. Strengthening pedestrian connections through the Lane, creating flexible spaces to accommodate a variety of programming, and integrating permeable surfaces, drought tolerant planting and rainwater infiltration as part of the City’s sustainability agenda.
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Inspired by the nearby mountain range, Khao Yai, Thailand’s largest rain forest, the landscape is created as the link between the architecture and Nature. Instead of trying to produce a faked natural forest, the architecture is interpreted as big trees while the landscape represents the green areas underneath.
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Measuring two hectares, the Flaschenhals accomplishes the Park am Gleisdreieck as third part of the design. It extends from Kreuzberg and Schöneberg till the boarders of Tempelhof.
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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 ...
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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 Western Sydney Parklands, located in the heart of Western Sydney, comprises a 27km corridor including bushland, open space and recreation areas set within emerging residential growth areas. This developing urban context provides a unique framework for the Parklands and changing demands in the provision of recreation.
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