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by Tilt Industrial Design

Landscape architects draw inspiration for play space innovation from many sources, including collaboration with the local community, the natural environment, physical characteristics of the site, and even the choice of materiality to be applied. Playgrounds are often where communities come alive. They present a formidable design challenge to balance design appeal, functionality, and safety with […]


by Landscape Forms

“Light should not be a distracting element. It should fit comfortably into the environment during the day and facilitate the use of the space at night.” Linnaea Tillett, PhD, CEO of Tillett Lighting Design Associates New Ways to See Designed with award-winning lighting designer Linnaea Tillett, the Profile family of lights from Landscape Forms creates […]


by Landscape Structures

Dynamic play packaged in innovative, compact playground designs When designing a play space, it’s important to offer a wide variety of age-appropriate challenges for kids. Innovative and preconfigured designs from Landscape Structures Inc., a Delano, Minn.-based commercial playground equipment manufacturer, takes the guesswork out of doing just that. The company has recently introduced two new […]


by Metalco

The small spaces, the alternation between streets and squares, the massive presence of industrial buildings and housing developments, and air pollution, prevent the creation of natural shady places in the cities, inevitably leading to the creation of microclimates that are not conducive to the well-being of citizens. For this reason, today more than ever, a […]


by Playpoint

Design and Realization: PLAYPOINT (Singapore) Pte Ltd Year Built: 2020 More About COMO Adventure Grove On 21st March 2021, the Singapore Botanic Gardens unveiled its newest extension, the Gallop Extension, of which the COMO Adventure Grove is a part of. Brought to life by playground specialist, Playpoint, the Grove is a nature-themed playground that allows […]


by Streetlife

As people gather in squares and parks across Europe, students in Leipzig are enjoying the renewed Augustusplatz Campus courtyard, where Streetlife’s specially developed Mobile Green Isles (MGIs) and Surf Modules are bound to have enormous appeal. The careful combination of these two design elements has helped create a harmonious public space where students can relax […]


by Landscape Forms

Eighteen long months after the City of Greenwood, IN, broke ground on the redevelopment of Old City Park, its residents were treated to a wonderful surprise where the city’s oldest park stands – the six-acre property was completely transformed with new amenities, an extensive pedestrian and bicycle promenade, and a revitalized creek. Bringing back the […]


by Vectorworks

Building information modeling, BIM, can be complicated to talk about for one simple reason: BIM processes aren’t normal yet. With that comes a range of claims — let’s call them “myths” — that, frankly, deserve some attention. In this article, a Vectorworks product specialist sits down to explore these myths in search of the truth. […]


by Environment for Revit®

At Arch-Intelligence we have made it our mission to make Revit® as malleable to landscape architects as clay is to the potter. Already, landscape professionals around the globe are freeing themselves from the shackles of cumbersome technology and spending more time on their actual jobs – designing and planning outdoor spaces. With Environment for Revit® […]


by Tilt Industrial Design

Organic curved pods form the architectural structure of the custom-designed playground Situated within an outdoor retail precinct, with a parkland backdrop, the unconventional geometry of the pod structures, sustainability benchmarks, and the commercial factors for the design were key considerations for this visually engaging and highly functional playground The pod playground’s concept envisioned by Arcadia […]


by Landscape Structures

Meet the demands of heat and sun protection with SkyWays® shade structures There are many types of shade structures for the protection from sun and harsh elements. Commercial shade sails also enhance the aesthetics of the outdoor area at any organization, school, community park, pool or restaurant. Landscape Structures Inc., a Delano, Minn.-based commercial playground […]


by Landscape Forms

Connected seat dining tables are beloved for their hallmark simplicity, but often lack the versatility to create dynamic, adaptable outdoor settings. This changes now. New from Landscape Forms, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-design site furniture, Take-Out expands the scope of the connected seat concept, bringing modern refinement, simplified lines and—most importantly—adaptability to the […]


by Vectorworks

There’s no denying the efficiencies offered by design software. As opposed to hand drawing, design software can help automate many processes that could be considered tedious. There’s a market full of choices when it comes to design software, so let’s look at the top 3 things to look for when making the choice. 1. Ability […]


by Domani

“It is not about erasing the human touch, but highlighting it. Imperfection is part of the process. It’s our language, but you can only recognise it if you can feel it.” Karl Fournier and Olivier Marty, Studio KO SUSPENDED IN TIME Sitting on the foothills of the Atlas Mountains – known by the Berbers as […]


by Environment for Revit®

Image above courtesy of: Landscape architecture by Kav-Banof, Giora Fantalis BLA. Architecture by Giora Gur & partners Architects LTD. Initiator and management: Azorim. Building information modeling, or BIM, is sweeping the AEC (Architecture, Engineering, and Construction) world and as it continues to gain steam, it is having far-reaching affects. However, as with most software, market […]


by Punto Design

Shopping centers have already moved away from the concept of a “big store”. Today they present global entertainment complexes that provide many opportunities for mass leisure: shopping, cinemas, food courts, sports grounds, etc. One of the trendsetters who have made this approach more popular here in Russia is the world-famous brand IKEA. The brand development […]


by Landscape Structures

Innovative designs deliver a whimsical play experience Landscape Structures, Delano, Minn.-based commercial playground equipment manufacturer, has expanded its offering of the Smart Play family of playstructures with five new preconfigured designs that are perfect for community parks and school playgrounds. Not only do these fit in a compact space, but all are packed with activities […]


by Tilt Industrial Design

The very best landscape structures result from site-specific designs, where the concept has been based on detailed end-user analysis. By creating a sympathy between the architectural features and the environment into which they are deployed, we can transform public spaces into visually engaging and highly functional destinations for our communities. Tilt Industrial Design specialise in […]


by Domani

“Minimalism is not defined by what is not there but by the rightness of what is and the richness with which this is experienced.” (John Pawson) MASTERING MINIMALISM The 1991 Neuendorf House, British minimalist maestro John Pawson’s very first house project which he created with Italian architect Claudio Silvestrin, is a study in subtracting to […]


by Environment for Revit®

If you’re reading this article, it probably means you’re a landscape architect. And it also means you either heard about or have an experience with the difficulties of modeling site design in Revit®. It is no secret that Revit® is the most common BIM software, and for this reason, many landscape architects find themselves compelled […]


by Streetlife

On the north bank of the Ottawa River lies Gatineau, the twin city of the Canadian capital Ottawa. The river separates the two cities and marks the natural border between the provinces of Québec and Ontario. The new Zibi waterfront district is close to Chaudière Falls and extends across the river. Zibi is quite literally […]


by Landscape Structures

Breaking Barriers with the First No-Transfer Inclusive Swing Landscape Structures, Delano, Minn.-based commercial playground equipment manufacturer, has expanded its offering of inclusive playground products with the introduction of the We-Go-Swing™. Designed for true inclusion, the We-Go-Swing is the first no-transfer inclusive swing that can be integrated directly into the playground setting not segregated, fenced or […]


by Modelur

You are probably no stranger to parametric design – a process based on algorithmic thinking that enables the expression of parameters and rules that, together, define, encode and clarify the relationship between design intent and design response. We carried out research around the benefits of using the parametric approach over traditional modeling. Two groups, each […]


by Metalco

COLLECTION STILE Parklet module composed of a platform with a decorative steel band, composed of a steel frame with flooring in concrete plates or slats in WPC Plus (Wood Polymer Composite) and a parapet with supporting structure in steel tube, equipped with glass panel or stainless steel ropes, arranged horizontally, with upper element in HPL […]


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