Landscape 2008. 11. 18. 09:30
Mayslits Kassif Architects have completed the regeneration of public spaces at Tel Aviv Port in Israel. The architects hope the undulating surface will act “both as a reflection of the mythological dunes on which the port was built and as an open invitation to free interpretations and unstructured activities.” Photographs by Galia Kranfeld. Here’s some more information from Mayslits Kassif Archi..
Landscape 2008. 11. 1. 14:48
Dutch architect Erick van Egeraat has won a competition to design a new city hall for Budapest, Hungary. The project combines restoration of the existing 18th century building with 40,000 square metres of new construction. The ground floor will comprise a public square, retail facilities, cafés, restaurants and a theatre to be used for conferences and exhibitions. The upper floors will consist o..
Landscape 2008. 10. 5. 14:36
More from architects Bjarke Ingels Group: this time a design for a new urban space in the Nørrebro area of Copenhagen, Denmark. The public space will be divided into three colour-coded areas: an area made from red materials will be used for playing sports; a green, grassy park will include a playground for children; and a black area will consist of a market at weekends with tables and benches fo..
Landscape 2008. 10. 4. 11:56
schmidt hammer lassen architects win sports and leisure complex and overall planThe winning proposal includes a lyrical, contemporary interpretation of a more locally anchored, traditional building culture. It is inspired by the vision of an area where new and old merge to create a spatial interplay between the new townscape and the DGI complex. The proposal’s strikingly sculptural roof profile ..
Landscape 2008. 9. 28. 10:48
Dutch architects MVRDV and Spanish architects GRAS have won a competition to design a new carbon-neutral city in La Rioja, Spain. The development will cover two hills and will include 3,000 social homes with sports facilities, retail, restaurants and gardens. The buildings will occupy 10% of the 56 ha site, with the remaining space used for energy production and as a public park. All energy requ..
Landscape 2008. 9. 22. 13:12
Here are a couple of images of Eden Bio by French architect Edouard Francois, a social housing development in Paris set in organic gardens. The project, which is due for completion early next year, features terraced houses ranged along pedestrain alleys heavily landscaped with trees and plants. The development contains 100 social housing units, with the upper levels reached by external timber ga..
Landscape 2008. 9. 14. 19:53
Dutch architects MVRDV have unveiled designs for a new urban neighbourhood at Almere near Amsterdam, based on a string of beads. The development, for the Olympiakwartier area of Almere, will feature nine urban blocks composed of a variety of different building types that the architects compare to beads on a string. Here’s some info from MVRDV: – MVRDV presents ‘urban beads’ for Almere, Netherlan..
Landscape 2008. 8. 14. 00:49
Foster & Partners has revealed designs for its waterfront development in Rimini, Italy The firm's latest scheme will link the seafront to the urban grain of the town centre using a mix of public spaces, a hotel tower, and a 300m-long pier into the sea. Fosters' hopes the scheme will draw international tourists to the town all year round. Attractions include a film museum at the base of the hotel..
Landscape 2008. 8. 5. 09:03
PROGRAM: 7 high-end residential towers and landscape deck CLIENT: CapitaLand, Singapore ARCHITECT: Design Zaha Hadid with Patrik Schumacher Project Architects: Michele Pasca di Magliano, Viviana Muscettola Project Manager: Charles Walker Project Team: Effie Kuan, Bozana Komljenovic, Sophie Le Bienvenu, Helen Lee, Kelly Lee, Evan Erlebacher, Ludovico Lombardi, Annarita Pape schi, Hoon Lee, Clara ..
Landscape 2008. 7. 3. 09:12
Agriculture is a technique, sometimes the practice, aimed at transforming the primary elements (such as water, earth, oxygen, energy ...) in food variety. It is defined at the same time as the science of the exploitation of natural resources organic. Modern agriculture is increasingly basa sull'iniezione energy outside the system. The traditional practices used before the green revolution had th..
Landscape 2008. 6. 30. 17:39
masterplan, cultural A group of architects have joined forces to examine how key West End sites could be knitted into one overarching infrastructural plan. The workshops, led by Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, looked at the redevelopment of four sites in west London: the land around Ralph Erskine’s Ark building, The Apollo theatre in the West End; St Paul’s Green and the Hammersmith Bridge appro..