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...
0   50   0   0  
New access to Gironella’s Historic Centre designed by Carles Enrich architecture + urbanism in Barcelona, Spain © Adrià Goula
Recently completed urban regeneration project designed by architecture and urbanism studio, Carles Enrich, reconnects the newer parts of town to its medieval core. The site Gironella is a municipality that has grown, during the last decades, divided by the river Llobregat. Its historic...
0   42   0   0  
Aerial View of the Riverwalk Commons / Story Pod (street library) designed by AKB in the Town of Newmarket, Ontario, Canada © Bob Gundu
The Story Pod echoes AKB's renowned residential projects with a pure, simple form that belies a deeply thoughtful approach to architecture. The abstract, black volume — a compact 8' w by 8' d by 10' h — serves as a book exchange and an urban marker in the town...
1   9   0   0  
Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail Restroom designed by Miro Rivera Architects in Austin, Texas, United States © Paul Finkel | Piston Design
The Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail is a linear park of scenic trails and landscaping that follows the banks of the Colorado River in downtown Austin. Very popular among runners and bike riders, the park provides residents and visitors with a rural escape in an urban setting....
0   9   0   0  
Bolwerk Sint Jan Rooftop Park designed by Bureau OSLO in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands © Niels van Empel
Coming from the railway station, entering the old town centre of 's-Hertogenbosch by crossing the Wilhelmina Bridge, a unique building of rusty steel will catch your eye. It is situated at the edge of the town river Dommel and a small park designed by Bureau OSLO was built on...
0   15   0   0  
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...
0   23   0   0  
Cirkelbroen Bridge designed by Olafur Eliasson Studio in Copenhagen, Denmark. Photography by Anders Sune Berg and Nordea Foundation
Cirkelbroen Bridge 'Circle Bridge' designed by Olafur Eliasson, a very anticipated artistic landmark project in the Christianshavn community has been recently inaugurated in Copenhagen, Denmark. Based on the Christianshavn district's maritime history and culture, Olafur Eliasson used the sailing boat as the visual point of departure...
0   23   0   0  
Thermal Springs Pools Poça da Donna Beija designed by M - Arquitectos in Furnas, Sao Miguel, Azores, Portugal / Photography © Paulo Goulart
Recently completed Thermal Springs Pools 'Poça da Dona Beija' designed and re-envisioned by M-Arquitectos in Portugal. Poça da Dona Beija reconfiguration have improved the security conditions and the preservation of the complexity of this natural resources. Dona Beija has been one of most popular places in...
0   39   0   0  
The Giving Delta / Changing Course Competition Winning Team / MOFFATT & NICHOL + WEST 8 + LSU-CSS
Changing Course international design competition announced its winning teams today. The contenders identified three major themes that are critical to sustaining the Mississippi River Delta today and into the future.
0   1   0   0  
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...
0   41   0   0  
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...
0   13   0   0  
Promenada designed by ENOTA in Velenje, Slovenia © Miran Kambič
The Velenje Promenada designed by ENOTA is an important city space and a vital city thoroughfare. It is one of the central axes of the center of Velenje, a young town designed in the 1950s, based on the Modernist ideal of the garden city; as such, it is unique...
0   41   0   0  
Masterplan / Shixi Road Precinct revitalization project in Guiyang, China designed by LSA Design and JWDA Architecture
LSA Design (Sydney, Australia) recently joined forces with JWDA Architecture (Shanghai, China) to reinvigorate a run-down, neglected part of Guiyang City, China. The team created a model for urban renewal based on improvement and re-imagination of the existing environment as opposed to focusing on eradication, demolition and replacement. ...
0   12   0   0  
Warming Huts / The Hole Idea by Weiss Architecture and Urbanism Limited in Winnipeg, Canada
Weiss Architecture and Urbanism Limited have recently designed a colorful corrugated steel pipe structure for the International Warming Huts Art & Architecture Competition. The mobile construction was placed along one of the extensive skating trails in Winnipeg, Canada. The portable hole – first developed by Prof....
0   18   0   0  
Winslow Farm Conservancy design by Martha Schwartz Partners in Hammonton, New Jersey, United States © Henry McNeil
Winslow Farm Conservancy is a large-scale agricultural project that was designed by Martha Schwartz Partners as a marriage between art and the practicalities of reclamation and ecology. The 600 acre (243 hectares) McNeil property is an estate located within the New Jersey pine barrens; it contains a diverse range...
0   39   0   0  
Kalvebrod Waves 'Kalvebod Brygge' designed by JDS + KLAR in Copenhagen, Denmark  © SB/Shapedscape
Kalvebod Brygge designed by JDS + KLAR is situated opposite the well established Copenhagen summer hang out, Islands Brygge. Kalvebod Brygge has the potential to be Islands Brygge more urban counterpart but has, until now, been synonymous with a desolated office address devoid of life and public activities. ...
0   30   0   0  
$170 million floating park 'Pier 55' designed by Thomas Heatherwick Studio and Landscape Architect Mathews Nielsen for the Hudson Riverbank in Manhattan, New York
Billionare Barry Diller and his wife, fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, are willing to provide $130 million and 20 years worth of operating expenses, to built a floating park, 57 meters off the Hudson Riverbank in Manhattan. Their pledge of over $130 million will be the single largest private...
0   9   0   0  
Waterfront Park of Aiyi River designed by BLVD International in Yinchuan, China
Situated in Northeast part of Jinfeng District in Yinchuan city, the Aiyi River Waterfront Park designed by BLVD International is adjacent to the new area of the city. It is every city's dream to have a beautiful waterfront. You cannot find a more perfect setting than...
0   30   0   0  
Bayer Bridge over Guarapiranga Canal by Loeb Capote Arquitetura e Urbanismo in Sao Paulo
Bayer commissioned Loeb Capote Architects to design a small scale bridge for cyclists and pedestrians adjacent to the Bayer Headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The bridge built over the Guarapiranga Canal at the confluence with the Pinheiros River, made possible the implementation of a new 3 km cycle route...
0   20   0   0  
Moses Bridge by RO & AD Architects in the Netherlands
The Moses Bridge designed by RO & AD Architects is one of the most spectacular pedestrian bridges ever built, from most view points this innovative concept blends seamlessly with its surroudings, gradually revealing itself to offer people a unique experience crossing through the water. From the...
0   25   0   0  
Tagus Linear Park by Topiaris Landscape Architecture (1)
The Tagus Linear Park is an area of 15 000 m² along the banks of the river Tagus in Portugal, designed by Topiaris Landscape Architecture. For the first time, people of adjacent urban communities are given recreation and leisure opportunity in direct contact with the riverside,...
0   20   0   1  
Mill River Park / Gray Organschi Architecture / Stamford 1
VISIONThrough an open ideas competition we were awarded the commission to design a threshold between a restored riverbank and an urban edge in Stamford, Connecticut. This urban porch proposal is composed of a shaded lattice formed from simple framing propped by gangs of timber pilings driven at...
1   11   0   0  
Xin Hua Waterfront Mixed-use Development Project Shanghai / China by Inbo & NITA 01
Inbo and its Chinese partner NITA were selected by Huangpu River Banks Development to design the master plan for the large scale Xin Hua Pudong Waterfront development in the very heart of Shanghai. The development location on the Huangpu river is located right across the Bund...
0   10   0   0  
23 results - showing 1 - 23
 
 

Get The Newsletter

Follow Us

Shapedscape Facebook Shapedscape Twitter Shapedscape Google + Shapedscape Pinterest Shapedscape Instagram Shapedscape Youtube