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Josep Mias Gifre / Mias Arquitectes: Banyoles’ old town used to be a deteriorated area in which vehicles and pedestrians cohabitated around a urban system of narrow streets and old sidewalks. The irrigation canals that originally were clean had become part of the sewer system of the city. Around the Central Square there were also […]


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Landscape Architecture: Rehwaldt Location: Burghausen, Germany Project: Bayerische Landesgartenschau Burghausen 2004 Client: Stadt Burghausen/ LGS 2004 GmbH Area: 7,9 ha Cost: 7,1 Mio EUR Competition: 2000 Construction: 2004


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Strootman Landscape Architects: In the landscape plan Drentsche Aa, we designed in 2004, we have proposed the designing of new belvederes in the Aa River area in Drenthe. On the basis of the contour map we have selected almost 30 locations and surveyed them in the field in more detail. A house style has been […]


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Global / João Gomes da Silva: The hill occupied by São Jorge Castle is the site of the first known human settlement of Lisbon, a vantage point overlooking the Tagus estuary and its inland territory. The excavation of the Castle’s Praça Nova, begun in 1996, uncovered remnants of its successive periods of inhabitation, leaving the […]


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Architects: Snohetta Location: Bjørvika, Oslo, Norway Area: 38.500m² Completion: 2007


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mag.MA: “What is normally perceived as a surface, a two-dimensional drawing, cracks like dried mud acquiring the third dimension. The cracks model themselves according to the surronding, sinking because of the contrast between the natural slope of the ground and an ideal horizontal plan and widening to allow the olive trees of the surrounding slopes […]


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This is a landscape project and it is about, in details, the acknowledgement of ancient agricultural, natural and historical landscapes in an area of Sicily in the threshold between Erei and Iblei, through the building of a new landscape. The project is part of a general hypothesis of re-use of the former narrow-gauge railroad that […]


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Landscape Architecture: Paolo L. Bürgi Design: 1998 Construction: 2000 Cost: 1,7 M €


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Landscape Architecture: CMG Landscape Architecture Area: 75m² Location: San Francisco, CA Cost: 500$ Awards: ASLA 2009 award


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The Cemetery lies between the valley of river Riera de Odena and industrial part of town Igualada, 60km north from Barcelona. Cemetery reflects the characteristics of both typologies. The main area of the cemetery lies beneath the surroundings and puts a visitor on the same level with the dead, so one can see only stony […]


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Landscape Architecture: Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk Location: Atnasjön, Norway


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Landscape Architecture: Herzog & de Meuron Location: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain Construction: 2008 Area: 38,080 m² Client: Cabildo Insular de Tenerife, Santa Cruz de Tenerife More images by Iwan Baan


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A kindergarten in the shape of a oval with a perimeter of 183m, made for 500 children. It is conceived as a single village. The interior is an integrated space softly partitioned with furniture. Projecting through the roof deck are three preserved zelkova trees 25m in height. Read more on e-architect or visit Kindergarten’s website. […]


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Playgrounds usually consist of pre-fabricated elements, which are A-Z tested and thousand times certified by various organizations; well that is the easiest (but not cheapest) way of doing it. Prof. Schmidt designed a landscape, without typical playground elements just with combining two materials / colors (tartan and grass) and with modification of terrain. Landscape as […]


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Designer: Raderschall Location: Zürich / Switzerland


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It’s been fat 4 years since sea organs were built as a enrichment of the Zadar’s Riva-waterfront. The movement of the waves pushes air through the pipes, and makes them whistle. 35 Pipes are hidden in marble staircase, each one is tuned differently, and sometimes can be very loud. Sound comes out from two lines […]


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