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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 […]


by Environment for Revit®

4 steps to get you started The global transition to BIM in the AEC fields has accelerated over the past few years. Many landscape professionals know it is only a matter of time before they must start using BIM software in their daily work. While some are thrilled to hop on this train, not knowing […]


by Punto Design

The Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy (Russian acronym VDNKh), is the largest recreation, exposition and museum complex in the world. It is also one of the most popular public spaces in Moscow. The area of 325 hectares is visited by about 33 million people every year. Historical pavilions and modern complexes, ponds and fountains, […]


by Domani

“Space, form and measurement should form one big harmony.” Dom Hans van der Laan TRANSCENDING ZEITGEIST From an early age, young Dutchman Hans van der Laan’s life was guided by one main question: ‘How can I know things as they are?’. After dropping out of his studies in architecture at TU Delft, he joined a […]


by Landscape Structures

Many people remember the days of the freestanding slides, swings and monkey bars. But in 1967, that idea of playground design advanced to interconnected play components. The revolutionary idea of combining playground activities is known as the continuous play concept, which was created by Steve King, cofounder and chairman of Delano, Minn.-based Landscape Structures Inc. […]


by Punto Design

The Northern River Terminal, also known as the Five Seas port is a popular Moscow landmark. In various years it has served as a harbour, a venue for making films and a place for romantic walks. In the 90s, the river terminal building was handed over to restaurants and offices. In 2010, it was closed […]


by Landscape Forms

“Typology is about sculptural, conspicuous forms that are functional, but more importantly stand out as works of art,” says Landscape Forms Chief Creative Officer, Kirt Martin. “Each component alone could be the centerpiece of a site, but when working in concert, the statement this collection makes is truly inspiring.” Designed and engineered by Landscape Forms […]


by Vectorworks

At Vectorworks, we love talking about creativity. After all, creativity isn’t just about crafting something uniquely aesthetic, it involves innovative and responsive solutions to the ever-changing needs of a site, its users, and the environment within which it resides. Each element of our built or preserved environment once started as a spark in a designer’s […]


by Environment for Revit®

Landscape architecture can finally join the BIM revolution with the Environment for Revit set of tools, and academic involvement in the process will take these innovations even further. Over the past few decades, a growing number of disciplines within the AEC field have been gradually implementing BIM workflow into their design process. As part of […]


by Metalco

The Attractor Factor Urban Mirror embodies the power of the reflective surfaces in creating the new social language that encourages interaction, creates a sense of belonging, and drives self-expression. A tribute to the “selfie generation” as much as those who practice mindfulness and believe in looking within and seeing beyond, Urban Mirror is proof that […]


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