DLC: The Huangpu River, excavated by Lord Chunshen during China’s warring states period (475 BC – 221 BC), is a 113 km long tributary flowing through Shanghai, China. Due to its unique geographical location and vast maritime advantages, the Huangpu River from the mid-19th through the end of the 20th century became an ideal location for factories, docks, stacks and warehouses and was also the bes..
PLAT Studio: Nestled between Shanghai and Suzhou, Kunshan is a rapidly developing county-level city. The recent influx of industry workers and residents, drawn to the newly flourishing tech district of Kunshan West, has created a need for conscious inclusion of green infrastructure to support the district’s core as it continues to grow.Typical of cities in southern Jiangsu, activity in Kunshan h..
marshall blecher & studio fokstrot have unveiled a system of floating islands for copenhagen that seeks to provide a new type of public space for the city’s harbor. designed as a sort of parkipelago, the copenhagen islands will be open and free to be used by boaters, fishermen, kayakers, stargazers, swimmers, or just anyone that wants to be outside. the copenhagen islands by marshall blecher & s..
Tamborí Arquitectes: Carmen Carpintero Park is located next to a ravine called “Salt de l’Aigua” in El Carmen neighbourhood, at the east side of Manises municipality. The limited and improper use of the park pushed the local government to propose the renovation of the park which includes new facilities that allow physical and visual permeability and adaptation to the current needs of the residen..
공원 초입에 설치된 파빌리온은 장소를 소개하는 인포메이션 역활과 공원외부와 내부를 연결과 버퍼하는 브릿지 역활을 동시에 수행한다. The iron gate from classicizing period of promoterism is preserved. Bushes to both sides open the space as an entrance for the visitors of the park. The new designed fence is a guide from the two buttress to the center of the green space. It is an opening enhancement to the park and a soft transition to the street, at once...
Vistula Boulevard is situated on one of the most attractive parts of the central Warsaw stretching between historical and new urban areas. The proximity of those touristic places created opportunities for the high-quality outdoor mixed-use and leisure destination that would not only return the river back to the city but also link disjointed uses and functions. When addressing the site of the dis..
hochC LANDSCHAFTSARCHITEKTEN: When tackling topics as climate change and nature conservation, one of the important aspects is education. The question arises how an abstract topic like climate change can made understandable? There is also a dilemma –should one plan a natural education path in a nature protection area? Could such an action damage the observed environment? The Wald.Berlin.Klima. ex..
The Indigo Playgrounds are set within a public/private park space of Beijing’s Jiuxianqaio District. The playgrounds are entirely separated and designed for the needs of two very different age levels of children. The first playground appears as a perfect square set within the landscape. The square plan is carved into the earth framed by long wooden benches. This perimeter of parent seating creat..
The site is limited, flat terrain with no particular sight to the surrounding landscape. However, the site is surrounded by a row of large, beautiful linden trees towards Rådhusgate in east, and nice hawthorns in south. In west, the site borders to a railway on a landfilling, 3 m above the schoolyard.Location: Hokksund, NorwayClient: Øvre Eiker municipalityCompetition: 2009, 1st prizeRealisation..
Guitrancourt is a small town of 650 residents in the western countryside of Paris. The Town Hall Square was composed of a multitude of disconnected spaces, as parts of a gentle slope topography. The former heterogeneous space layout evolved thanks to a clear identification of the urban functions. The Parvis of the Church, the Town Hall Square and the Park. The existing topography has been a vehi..