San Martín de la Mar designed by Zigzag Arquitectura in Santander, Spain © Roland Halbe
The strategy proposed is one of an urban seam to be achieved by means of a series of terraced platforms and slopes forming stands, whose geometry solves the difference in levels of the site and the link between its limits: Reina Victoria Avenue in the north, Union Street in...
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Pyramidal Green Roofs / Biesbosch Museum Island designed by Studio Marco Vermeulen in Werkendam, Netherlands © Ronald Tilleman
After an eight-month renovation, the Biesbosch Museum reopened to the public this summer. The museum has been completely transformed and extended with a new wing that opens to its beautiful surroundings and houses a restaurant and temporary exhibition space for contemporary art. The permanent exhibition that explains the historical...
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Corten Steel 'Flowers' / Sharpeville Memorial Garden designed by GREENinc Landscape Architecture in South Africa
On the 21st of March 1960, the Sharpeville Massacre – also known as the Sharpeville Shootings – occurred when the Pan Africanist Congress organised a peaceful protest in which black Africans burnt their pass books which restricted them from entering certain areas. The event which started out as a...
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Outdoor Amphitheatre / Zandweteringpark designed by Feddes/Olthof Landscape Architects in Deventer, Netherlands
The Zandweteringpark is a large park in the north of Deventer, Netherlands. The park combines recreation, ecology and water storage. The basis of the park is a new groundform with lowered parts and raised parts. The wetlands in the lowered zone have a ecological function and a function for...
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The study area is located in the region of Anatoli in Ioannina which is a residential area with low building factor and height. This is a new built area that mostly includes modern townhouses. FParchitect's main purpose was to create a modern urban park that hosts many different activities...
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Gahura's Prospect designed by ellement in Zlin, Czech Republic
Gahura's Prospect belongs to one of the most valuable places in the functionalist city of Zlín, which expanded thanks to development of Bata shoe company. The city is characteristic for its spatial urbanism created by the architect František Lýdie Gahura (1891-1958) in the 1920s and 30s. The rising park...
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  Kulturpark designed by zerozero architects in Košice, Slovakia © Tekel
Kulturpark was the subject of an open international competition held in 2009, in preparation for the European Capital of Culture. The two phase competition was won by national firm zerozero architects. Previous State Objective description of starting-point situation prior to the intervention. History...
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St Johannesplan and The Konsthall Square designed by White in Malmo, Sweden © Hanns Joosten
In keen international competition, White won the commission to design a new urban space in Malmö. With St Johannesplan and the Konsthall Square, the winning vision of an open stage has become reality. The Triangeln area in central Malmö used to be a quiet place, set...
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El Valle Trenzado designed by Grupo Aranea in Elche, Spain © Jesús Granada
El Valle Trenzado 'the twisted valley' aims to recover the pedestrian's traffic footprint. Since the channeling works that were made in the 70s definitely skewed Elche's Canyon continuity. For years the citizens of the city went through this place hardly enjoying it. This landform (which reaches...
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Tree Lines / Cajititlan’s Pier and Waterfront designed by Agraz Arquitectos in Tlajomulco, Jalisco, México
Cajititlan is a small town located in Tlajomulco de Zuñiga, at the shore of the lake that carries the same name. It is the place for sailing and ski sports, and also for witnessing the yearly rite of the Epiphany when thousands of people gather to see the Three...
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The Plaza at Harvard University designed by Stoss Landscape Urbanism in Cambridge, MA, United States
The Plaza designed by Stoss is a new gathering space for the University and local communities. It sits atop a vehicular tunnel, adjacent to Harvard's historic Yard. The strategy articulates the space atop the tunnel as a new kind of public infrastructure, an active threshold between...
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Aerial View / Atlantic Park (Vaguada de la Llamas) by Battle i Roig in Santander,  Spain © Jorge Poo
La Vaguada de las Llamas was a large tract of open space on the outskirts of Santander set aside by the city's Master Plan to be turned into a public park. Its location, at the center of major urban growth perpendicular to El Sardinero beach, its special river-bed topography...
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Nordcampus – Entwerfen für die Lücke / Designing for the Gap - Student Temporary Park Project, Kassel University, Germany
'North Campus - Designing for the Gap' is a project imagined by a group of students from the University of Kassel in Germany, to turn a vacant campus lot into a temporary park.
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Sunset Parklet designed by INTERSTICE Architects in San Francisco, United States © Cesar Rubio
The Sunset Parklet designed by INTERSTICE Architects is a public parklet hosted by Other Avenues Food Store and Sea Breeze Café on Judah St. between 44th and 45th Avenue. The parklet consists of 4 "strips" that undulate along the length of the parklet, providing built-in seating, tables, and native...
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