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MAPA’s Mirrored Sacromonte Hotel Amplifies the Landscape

MAPA’s Mirrored Sacromonte Hotel Amplifies the Landscape

Over the past few years, Montevideo firm MAPA has been planting a dynamic series of retreats – complete with a chapel and other “landscape amplifiers” – across 100 hectares of Uruguayan countryside.

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9 days ago

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A Skatepark By Constructo Design Opens in Belgium

A Skatepark By Constructo Design Opens in Belgium

French skatepark designers Constructo have installed a new L-shaped amenity for local skaters in Tournai, Belgium.

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November 2, 2018

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The Colourful Arachi Pavilion Brings Shade to a Public Park in Mexico

The Colourful Arachi Pavilion Brings Shade to a Public Park in Mexico

In Chihuahua, Mexico, Madrid’s Enorme Studio joins forces with local students, architects, and a community at large to construct this colourful pavilion.

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September 21, 2018

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Domino Park Turns a Former Sugar Factory into a Sweet Deal for Brooklynites

Domino Park Turns a Former Sugar Factory into a Sweet Deal for Brooklynites

The riverside green space by the makers of the High Line aims to connect New Yorkers to both their waterfront and industrial history.

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July 19, 2018

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10 Proposals, Two Green Spaces: Exploring Toronto’s New Waterfront Parks

10 Proposals, Two Green Spaces: Exploring Toronto’s New Waterfront Parks

Earlier this year, a number of international and local architects were invited to design Toronto’s two new waterfront parks. From toboggan hills to modular green spaces, here’s what they proposed.

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July 10, 2018

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Red Planet Playground is a Joyous Intervention in a Shanghai Plaza

Red Planet Playground is a Joyous Intervention in a Shanghai Plaza

Shanghai’s 100architects animates a drab plaza with Red Planet playground, a vibrant landscape for kids. One of the latest interventions by 100architects of Shanghai has its users seeing red –…

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July 9, 2018

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2018 AZ Awards Winner: Landscape Architecture

2018 AZ Awards Winner: Landscape Architecture

On the eastern coast of New Zealand, Orongo Station is a sensitive, sustainable-minded and wonderfully ambitious project – and visitors might not even notice its existence. Take a look at the 2018 AZ Awards Winner for Landscape Architecture.

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June 29, 2018

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2018 AZ Awards Winner: Environmental Leadership

2018 AZ Awards Winner: Environmental Leadership

In the Duke University Water Reclamation Pond, Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects designed a five-hectare, multi-purpose project that reduced the school’s reliance on potable water. The project won a 2018 AZ Award for Environmental Leadership.

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June 29, 2018

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2018 AZ Awards of Merit: Landscape Architecture

2018 AZ Awards of Merit: Landscape Architecture

A reclamation of an industrial riverfront, a dog-themed public park and a sculptural pedestrian bridge – these unique projects have earned 2018 AZ Awards of Merit in the Landscape Architecture category.

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June 29, 2018

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A Montreal Park With a Bold, Candy-Striped Promenade

A Montreal Park With a Bold, Candy-Striped Promenade

In Montreal, local landscape architecture firm Civiliti has designed Parc Guido-Nincheri, a public art-filled space defined by undulating red and white striped pathways.

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May 25, 2018

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