Archive for the ‘Park’ Category
Saturday, January 31st, 2015
Article source: NENAD FABIJANIĆ
The opening of the Principia Archaeological Park in Rijeka, in February 2014, enriched the topography of ancient sites on the Adriatic’s eastern shore, adding a monumental locus, unique in the type and the shaping level of presentation. As for the type, the Principia was an architectural and town-planning element of castrum, a Roman military encampment or town, one of the many scattered along the boundaries of the Roman Empire (limites). In Dalmatia, only fragments of no more than two castra, those of Burnum and Tilirum, have been preserved, not the entire complex as is the case with Tarsatica. As for the shaping level of presentation, the intervention is a result of a public competition and a creative authorial concept, which was meticulously elaborated, and implemented in a controlled fashion.
Image Courtesy © MIRO MARTINIĆ
- Architects: NENAD FABIJANIĆ
- Project: PRINCIPIA ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARK
- Location: RIJEKA, CROATIA
- Photography: MIRO MARTINIĆ
- COLLABORATORS: ŽELJKO PAVLOVIĆ, DAVOR PAVLOVIĆ, VESNA ŠOIĆ, BRUNO KRUNIĆ
- AREA: 1500 m2
- COMPETITION: October – December, 2008.
- BEGINNING OF CONSTRUCTION: March – April, 2013.
- END OF CONSTRUCTION: February, 2014.
Thursday, January 15th, 2015
Article source: BUREAU A
The Spirulina Fountain displaces the culture of landscape architecture and gardening towards contemporary issues of land and urban farming in restrained areas. The fountain constitutes a hybrid, fusing the production basins of the intense blue-green algae with contemplative Italian gardens of the 16th century. More specifically, the form and dimensions of the fountain quotes the water cascades of the Villa Aldobrandini built in 1550 in Frascati, 20 km southeast of Rome.
Image Courtesy © Dylan Perrenoud
- Architects: BUREAU A
- Project: SPIRULINE FOUNTAIN
- Location: Parc des Evaux, Confignon, Geneva, Switzerland
- Photography: Dylan Perrenoud
- Construction work: Professional construction training center (CFPC), Ivan Denkinger, Luc Tissot, and students from atelier AFP (carpentry)
- Plants (English/Latin): Spirulina – Arthrospira platensis
Friday, December 12th, 2014
Article source: studio METAA
‘Public area’ is further than ‘Private area’ and it is necessity to make a ‘collectivity life’ through the city community and civil society. Moreover, the character of Public area is the character of the city and quality of public area shows the standard of the city.
Marronnier park couldn’t positioned between ‘neighborhood park’ and ‘public area’ before. Until now, every ruins of desire is accumulated, for instance functions, facilities and sculptures that doesn’t harmonized each other.
Image Courtesy © Jaekyung Kim
- Architects: studio METAA
- Project: Marronnier Park
- Location: 124-1 Donsung-don, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
- Photography: Jaekyung Kim
- Architect in Charge: Jongho Yi, Euijung Woo
- Architecture Design: Sangjin Yi, H-Sung Kim, young-b kim, Minkyu Sang, Sekyung Huh, Eunsuk Lee
- Landscape Design: Seungjin Park(design loci), Youngmi Jung(Edenplne)
- Civil Engineer: Daehan Consultant
Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
Article source: Heinrich Böll Architekt BDA DWB
Following the end of commercial mining in Alsdorf, the centrally-located industrial premises of coal mine „Anna“ will be converted into an attractive residential and commercial area which will include the “Anna Park“. As part of the development, we created a design concept to convert the mine‘s blacksmith and change&washroom buildings into “Energeticon” – an exhibition designed by Stuttgart-based “Atelier Brueckner” focussing on energy-related topics – not only showcasing the history of mining but also allowing visitors to experience basic principles of energy and learn about trendsetting and forward-looking technologies.
Image Courtesy © Thomas Mayer
- Architects: Heinrich Böll Architekt BDA DWB
- Project: Energeticon
- Location: Alsdorf, Germany
- Photography: Thomas Mayer
- Exhibition Design: Atelier Brückner, Stuttgart
- Client: ENERGETICON gGmbH, Alsdorf
- Structural Engineer: Ingenieurbüro Wagner und Koll, Alsdorf
- Mechanical Engineer: INCO Ingenieurbüro GmbH, Aachen
- Fire Engineer: iSb – Strauch, Herzogenrath
- Project year: 2014
Thursday, November 13th, 2014
Article source: OKRA LANDSCHAPSARCHITECTEN BV
Park as a Spatial Anchor
The new Park of Caspar Wittelplantsoen in Amersfoort connects the new building of the Soesterkwartier along Puntenburgerlaan with the existing buildings and acts as a green meeting place for both old and new residents. The ambition is, on a relatively small area, to create an abundance of green. This is achieved by placing a large amount of new trees and grassy plains as the basis for the establishment of the park.
Image Courtesy © Annie Beugel
- Architects: OKRA LANDSCHAPSARCHITECTEN BV
- Project: Caspar Wittelplantsoen
- Location: Amersfoort, Netherlands
- Photography: Annie Beugel
- Client: Gemeente Amersfoort
- Programm: Sketch design, Preliminary Design, Definitive Design, design specification guidance and tender execution guidance
- Area: 1,5 HA
- Building costs: € 800.000,00
- Dates: 2008 – 2011
Sunday, November 9th, 2014
Article source: Maxwan architects + urbanists
Is the first detailed design of the Ruggeveld master plan. The planning area covers 6.5 hectares and is located south of the E313 highway. The program includes park design (the blueprint for the “green seams” throughout the entire master plan, landscape design (a qualitative improvement of de Koude Beek Valley), 172 community gardens and a reservation of about 30 additional gardens and a parking for about 50 cars.
Image Courtesy © Filip Dujardin
- Architects: Maxwan architects + urbanists
- Project: PARK GROOT SCHIJN, ZONE BOTERLAAR SILSBURG
- Location: Antwerp, Belgium
- Photography: Filip Dujardin
- Software used: Adobe Design Standard CS5.5, Adobe Master Collection CS5.5, Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2014, AutoCAD 2014 – English Microsoft Office ThumbsPlus 7
- Client: AG Stadsplanning Antwerpen.
- Project leader: Steven Geeraert
- Program: Landscape, park, community gardens, parking
- Site area: 6.5 ha
- Start of project: 2011
- End of project: 2013
- Collaborators: Maxwan architects + urbanists, 1010 architecture+urban design, Antea Group
- Partner in charge: Rients Dijkstra
- Team leader: Martijn Anhalt
- Team: Rene Heijne, Aleksandar Hrib, Harm te Velde
Thursday, October 30th, 2014
Article source: NL Architects
These ten houses are part of a master plan for 500 dwellings and a park by the Architecten Cie, called ‘Het Funen, Hidden Delights’. The triangular site is located between the historic center and the recently redeveloped harbor area in the east of Amsterdam, a former parking lot for towed cars. Along the east and the south side a ‘wall’ containing over 300 apartments and office spaces shields the site from the noise of the adjacent railroad. Inside this semi open block a loose grid is set up, containing 16 smaller housing blocks positioned in a park. These ‘Hidden Delights’ vary in height from 9 to 18 meters. A shift from the public to the private has taken place. The urban plan including the park is initiated and commissioned -traditionally operations directed by the City- and developed and build by one single company, IBC Vastgoed. The maintenance of the park will be handled by a private firm, not by the city, but the park will remain publicly accessible. There are three almost square blocks that measure 30.5 by 27.7 meters and should contain 2.5 stories. It was obligatory to build the first two stories in alignment; the third should be 50% building and 50% roof terrace/garden. In our block the volume is distributed evenly over the ten houses; each is allocated 633 cubic meters. The houses are organized according to a typology known as back to back housing. They will be accessed from an aisle in the middle of the block. This “mini-canyon” rids the facades of the obligatory storage spaces and technical facilities that formally have to be accessible from the public domain.
Image Courtesy © NL Architects
- Architects: NL Architects
- Project: Funen Blok K – Verdana
- Location: Netherlands
- Team: Pieter Bannenberg, Walter van Dijk, Kamiel Klaasse, Mark Linnemann
- Collaborators: Caro Baumann, Jennifer Petersen, Niels Petersen, Holger Schurk, Misa Shibukawa, Rolf Touzimsky
- Client: IBC Vastgoed, Heijmans
- Structural engineers: Ingenieursbureau Zonneveld bv
- Mechanical engineers: Sweegers en de Bruin bv
- Building Physics: Cauberg Huygen
- Contractor: IBC Woningbouw Amersfoort bv
Sunday, October 26th, 2014
Article source: Wowhaus, Groundlab, Urbanica
1 NATURE GATEWAY+8 WAYS TO NATURE+3 PRINCIPLES+10 MECHANISMS= NATURE’S EMBASSY
1 NATURE GATEWAY seeks to identify Sokolniki as the Gateway for Nature into the city of Moscow and as a way for people to enter nature by linking the Elk’s island natural reserve through Sokolniki’s ecological corridor.
Image Courtesy © Wowhaus, Groundlab, Urbanica
Sunday, October 26th, 2014
Article source: LINK arkitektur
Grorudparken (Grorud Park) is one of four new neighbourhood parks in Groruddalen. The park introduces facilities for athletics, play, recreation, youth programmes, social interaction, and cultural activities for the diverse local population. LINK Landskap was the project Landscape Architect, under commission from Oslo Municipality’s Department of Water and Sewage. However, several other municipal departments were also involved in the project – The Department of Recreation, The Planning Office, The Office of Cultural Heritage Management, and the District of Grorud. Planning and design work for the park began in the autumn of 2009, based on recommendations contained within the Development Control Plan for Alna Reserve (KDP Alna Miljøpark).
Image Courtesy © Tomasz Majewski
- Architects: LINK arkitektur
- Project: Grorudparken (Grorud Park)
- Location: Oslo, Norway
- Photography: Tomasz Majewski
Friday, October 17th, 2014
Article source: LOLA landscape architects
Park Sokolniki is Moscow’s biggest and most visited park, counting 520 hectares. It was planted under the rule of Peter the Great and has evolved into an urbancity forest, comparable to Tiergarten in Berlin and Bois de Boulogne in Paris, with an intensive park program.
Image Courtesy © LOLA landscape architects