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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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Place de la Brèche, a former fairground was located in the wet areas next to the town’s walls at the meeting point of the roads of Paris, Limoges and La Rochelle. During the 19th century, urban development and extension changed the shape of the town, shifting its centre of gravity: the former fairground became the new geometrical centre of the modern town ...
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The major goal was to create a large urban park in the heart of the city thereby capturing the sensuality of nature. The park would give the city the green space it lacked, while showing that it could take an ecological vocation by a return to nature in the city.
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In 2003 the City of Paris launched a tender for the Clichy Batignolles area for which the team of François Grether, town planner, Jacqueline Osty, landscape architect and OGI engineer firm, was selected. During the definition phase, the site was chosen to host the Olympic Village as part of Paris bid for 2012 Olympics.
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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.
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