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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Hamra National Park designed by White in Sweden
Hamra is the oldest national park in Sweden. In connection with the extension of the park, new entrance locations have been built. The project has followed Swedish Environmental Protection Agency guidelines for entrance locations aimed to use good organisation and architecture to inform about and present unique Swedish nature...
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Flederhaus designed by heri&salli in Vienna, Austria © Mischa Erben
The architecture office heri&salli designed on the square in front of the "Museumsquartier", Vienna (Austria) a constructed sequence of standstill... a moment of physical tranquility. The open space of the Museumsquartier is already a place to hang around and relax, now the architects created a prototype divided in sequences...
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Selvika National Tourist Route designed by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter in Havøysund, Norway © RRA
The objective of this project is quite simply to single out and magnify the experience of walking from the roadside down to the seaside at this very special place. Therefore, a chief concern was to slow down this movement and make the path itself a means of refocusing the...
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Indigo Playgrounds designed by BAM Ballistic Architecture Machine in Beijing, China ©  Jonathan Leijonhufvud
The Indigo Playgrounds are part of Indigo Park, a 17-hectare open green space surrounding a new development comprising of shopping, leisure, hospitality and services, located in the heart Beijing's Chaoyang District. The park was built and opened in phases. BAM was approached to provide designs for...
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Forest Stair at Sti For Øye Sculpture Park designed by Saunders Arkitektur in Stokke, Norway © Bent René Synnevåg
Forest Stair is a sculptural installation designed for the Sti For Øye Sculpture Park in Stokke, set amongst the Vestfold oak forest to the south of Oslo. Working alongside landscape architect and professor Rainer Stange in order to create the infrastructure for a woodland walk past a series of...
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Pedreira do Campo designed by M - Arquitectos and Resendes Sousa Arquitectos in Vila do Porto, Portugal © Artur Silva
Located in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores, the Santa Maria island is home to a natural area rich in oceanic fossils and five million old volcanic sediments. As of 2004 the site, located adjacent to Vila do Porto and in proximity to the Wind-Generating Station (Parque Eólico do...
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Lisbon Falls Installation at Fonte Luminosa designed by Marcelo Dantas in Lisbon, Portugal
The structure at Lisbon Falls designed by Marcelo Dantas is presented as an idea of trespassing or transition to another reality. For the rediscovery of a known place, now experienced in a more complete way, covering all the senses of our body, in an experience that is meant to...
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Top of Tyrol Mountain Peak Lookout Platform designed by LAAC Architekten in Tirol, Austria © LAAC Architekten
Top of Tyrol observation platform designed by LAAC Architekten offers a breath-taking 360 degree panoramic view of the Stubai glacier and the surrounding mountains. During recent years a number of observation platforms have been created attempting, through different means, to confront the visitor with the beauties...
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Aerial View / The Edge in Williamsburg, New York designed by W Architecture and Landscape Architecture © Alison Cartwright
The Williamsburg waterfront has been dominated by industry for over a century – making it largely off limits to the public. New zoning is changing the public interface with the water's edge by increasing density and emphasizing waterfront access. The Edge Park byseeks to bring people to the river...
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Eagle Nest / Wild Walk designed by Charles P. Chip Reay in the Adirondack Mountains, Tupper Lake, New York, United States
The Wild Walk designed by Chip Reay is an interactive nature walk built in the forests of the Adirondacks. It is designed to bring visitors up and into the canopy of the trees to experience and learn about the local environment. The project consists of a series of platforms...
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Aurland Lookout designed by Saunders Architects and Tommie Wilhelmsen in Norway © Bent Rene Synnevaag
The Aurland Lookout, also known as Stegastein, was conceived as part of a nation-wide Norwegian project meant to promote and enhance the country's spectacular landscape through a series of architectural viewpoints and rest stops. The viewing platform overlooks Aurland, a small town in Sogn og Fjordane, one of the...
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Chemin-Qui-Marche Lookout designed by  Groupe IBI-CHBA in Montreal, Canada
The Chemin-Qui-Marche Lookout designed by Groupe IBI-CHBA is located at the junction of historic Old Montreal and its Old Port. Its name is derived from an aboriginal expression for the St. Lawrence River. Loosely translated, it means "the path that walks". Rich with hundreds of years...
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