Archive for the ‘Park’ Category
Sunday, April 16th, 2017
Article source: Mecanoo architecten
Keukenhof finally has a proper main entrance. Mecanoo designed an elegant gatehouse to welcome the large flows of, mainly international, visitors to the world famous gardens. A striking timber roof leans on two volumes, forming an impressive gateway to the park. The stepped roof structure of interwoven isosceles triangles provides shelter, whilst creating an ever-changing play of light and shadow.
Image Courtesy © Mecanoo architecten
Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
Article source: CCL Architects & Planners
Qingwan district is located at Penghu’s Fongguei Peninsula. Surrounded by sea, it is abundant in marine resources and natural wonders. The basaltic landscape, diverse vegetation, and forts remained from the military days make Qingwan the perfect place for tourism development.
Image Courtesy © LIN FU MING
- Architects: CCL Architects & Planners
- Project: Penghu Qingwan Cactus Park
- Location: Peng Hu, Qingtian Xian, Lishui Shi, Zhejiang Sheng, Taiwan
- Photography: LIN FU MING
- Software used: Autocad, SketchUp
- Design teams: CCL Architects & Planners + Co-Forest Environment Design Association
- Contributors: LIN CHI CHIN、CHANG CHIEN LUNG CHIN、JIANG CHANG LIN、CHANG TSUNG JUI、KUNG CHENG TA、SHIH YU SHIN
- Client: Penghu County Government
- Area: 1,716㎡
- Max. Height: 9.5 m
- Completion date: August 2015
Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
Article source:GARDERA-D Architectur
The project AZALA, delivered in June 2015 in association with the architecture agency Philippe Pastre, takes place on a site of 1900 m2 in Biarritz, France.
With 1900 m2, and encircled by roads, the site adopts a very particular form of a drop of water, in result of the urban layout surrounding it. Located on the edge of an intercommunal highway, strategically positioned at a crossroads, it constitutes a true entrance of the city, leading to the future Joint Development Area of Kleber in Biarritz.
The project brings all together, in a semi-buried 52-seat car park, several entities with a tertiary vocation:
Image Courtesy © Mathieu Choiselat
Thursday, March 16th, 2017
Article source: Decibel Architecture
The City of Hanoi, capital of Vietnam and blessed with 1000 years of continuous history and heritage, is coming of age in a new millennium as part of the global network of rich and integrated cities. Reflecting Vietnam’s continued growth and maturation in the global economy, Hanoi has an increasing need to host its artists and cultural pursuits, and celebrate in larger and more artistically inspiring locations than ever before.
Image Courtesy © Decibel Architecture
- Architects: Decibel Architecture
- Project: Hanoi Lotus Centre
- Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
- Client: City of Hanoi
- Visualisation credits: Mike Durek & Shadowlab
- Structural Engineering: Buro Happold
- MEP: Buro Happold
- Developer: Sun Group
Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
Article source: MoederscheimMoonen Architects
How can you make a motorway section attractive and functional for the local residents? This is the question MoederscheimMoonen Architects set to work on for the Municipality of Schiedam. They devised a unique solution for a stretch of the A4 motorway between the Dutch cities of Delft and Schiedam. The result is wonderful green park and a new sports location that will definitely appeal to the imagination. Located some six metres above the motorway, the sports fields are enclosed by one of the largest canvases in Europe. Together with Lace Fence, the architects created no less than 8,500 m² of colourful fencing that consists of over 1.6 million life-like ‘pixels’.
Image Courtesy © Ronald Tilleman and Dedots
- Architects: MoederscheimMoonen Architects
- Project: Colourful Sports Park
- Location: Schiedam, The Netherlands
- Photography: Ronald Tilleman and Dedots
- Client: Municipality of Schiedam, The Netherlands
- Architect in charge: Erik Moederscheim
- Project team: Jim de Koning, Ruud Moonen, Fernando Polo Calvo, Sander Malschaert, Christiaan Harmse
- Landscape design: BGSV Bureau voor stedenbouw en landschap
- Fence design: Dedots
- Structural engineering: CAE Nederland BV
- Installation consultancy: IV Bouw BV
- Main contractor for the building: Dura Vermeer Bouw Zuidwest BV
- Contractor for the landscape: Van Kessel Sport en Cultuurtechniek BV
- Surface area: 16,000 m²
- Finalisation of design: March 2015
- Final acceptance: September 2016
Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
Article source: OMGEVING cvba
The Antwerp based design company OMGEVING, member of the B-DNA partnership and for this competition named ‘OMG-designers and partners’, was awarded the joint first prize in the prestigious international design competition for Han Riverfront Da Nang City. The jury decided to select two laureates out of seven accepted applicants.
The city of Da Nang is located in central Vietnam and consists of five districts. These districts cover a total surface area of 1,250 km² and have a total population of about one million inhabitants. The city of Da Nang, characterized by its two coastlines along the East Sea and the Han River Delta in the city centre, is currently in a state of vast economic expansion and urban development.
Image Courtesy © OMGEVING cvba
- Architects: OMGEVING cvba
- Project: International landscape design competition for Han river
- Location: Da Nang, Vietnam
- Client: Vietnam Institute of Architecture
- Team: Amedeo Ardolino, Andries Deconinck, Carolien Decq, Daphné Roels, Hang Zhang, Luc Wallays, Kevin Favere, Steven Petit
- Partners: HUNI architectes (France – Vietnam), Boydens Engineering (Belgium – Vietnam), Ney&partners (Belgium – Vietnam) en Hydroscan (België)
- Surface area: 2.2 hectare
- Date of design: 2016
- Realisation from: 2017
Saturday, November 19th, 2016
Article source: Carlo Ratti Associati
International design and innovation office Carlo Ratti Associati has unveiled the design of a master plan for the Currie Park waterfront of West Palm Beach, Florida, featuring a one-of-a-kind floating plaza that utilizes some of the same technologies employed in the construction of underwater vessels. The project will transform a 19-hectare vacant area on the coast of Lake Worth Lagoon, the narrow sea channel that separates the two cities of West Palm Beach and Palm Beach, creating a major new complex that includes housing, retail, and leisure facilities.
Image Courtesy © Carlo Ratti Associati
- Architects: Carlo Ratti Associati
- Project: Currie Park
- Location: Florida, USA
- Client: Jeff Greene
- Team: Carlo Ratti, Andrea Galanti, Emma Greer, Chiara Borghi, Valentina Grasso, Oliver Kazimir, Alessandro Tassinari
- Collaboration: With the City of West Palm Beach’s Community Redevelopment Agency
- Advisors on landscape design: Stoss
Thursday, November 10th, 2016
Article source: Rogers Partners
Rogers Partners was chosen by the Buckhead Community Improvement District to deliver a detailed plan and concept design for an innovative park over the GA400 freeway and the MARTA regional light rail platform and tracks. Our design for the park will make strategic connections over GA400 and MARTA to enhance the life of the district, tailored to the specific qualities of the site and authentic to the Atlanta region.
Image Courtesy © Nelson Byrd Woltz
- Architects: Rogers Partners
- Project: Buckhead Park Over GA400
- Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
- Rendering: Nelson Byrd Woltz
Friday, November 4th, 2016
Article source: Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership
This project on behalf of the New York Hall of Science (NYHS) included Concept Planning through Construction Administration for the Rocket Park Mini Golf course. The project features an interactive outdoor miniature golf experience themed on rocket science physics. The nine-hole miniature golf course with interactive components illustrates various concepts of rocket science physics, from Blast Off to Splash Down. Concepts are further explained through interpretive graphics.
Rocket Park Mini Golf Course aerial view , Image Courtesy © New York Hall of Science
Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
Article source: v2com
Viger Square is about to reclaim its past glory thanks to a complete redesign and redevelopment led by the landscape architects at NIPPAYSAGE.
Work will begin on the first phase, affecting the square’s two western blocks – part of Montreal’s 375thanniversary legacy – in the spring of 2017. The two eastern blocks will be the focus of the next phase, completing the revitalization of Montreal’s very first square outside the old town’s fortifications.
Open corner access – Berri street / Saint-Antoine street, Image Courtesy © NIPPAYSAGE
- Architects: NIPPAYSAGE
- Project: New Viger Square, hybrid landscape
- Location: Montréal, Canada
- Model: Atelier Dédale
- Client: Ville de Montréal – Service des grands parcs, du verdissement et du Mont-Royal
- Disciplines: Landscape architecture, urban design, architecture, lighting, engineering
- Landscape architecture and urban design: NIPPAYSAGE
- Landscape architects and project leads: Michel Langevin and Mathieu Casavant
- Architecture and urban design: Provencher_Roy
- Lighting: Lightemotion
- Civil, electrical, structural, mechanical and fountain engineering: Les Consultants S.M. inc. and Les Services exp inc.