Crown Sky Garden | Chicago USA | mikyoung kim design
The Crown Sky Garden is a place of interaction and sanctuary for the children, families, doctors and administrators of this new hospital. For the patients and families, the garden offers an interactive area of light, water, and color.
Wawa Pukllay | Coporaque Perú | Coporaque Workshop & AGA estudio creativo
The team worked the relationship object-surface through the materiality of space (land and pasture), local materials (chaclas), and the recovery of existing artifacts which were already familiar to users.
UNISA Kgorong Centre | Pretoria South Africa | Cave Klapwijk and Associates
UNISA’s brief to the design team was to reflect a new Africanism, a site of confluence of traditional wisdom transmitted to a younger generation. The Kgorong Centre was built as a gathering place for students and gateway to the rest of the campus.
Waterplein | Rotterdam Netherlands | DE URBANISTEN
The space is gently defined and subdivided by a green structure of high grasses, colorful flowers and the existing large trees. Our water square creates a new context for the great modern building of Maaskant and the fantastic giant artwork of Karel Appel.
Waterplein Benthemplein from de urbanisten on Vimeo.
Bellamy Park | Vlissingen Netherlands | OKRA
The Bellamy Park, the de Ruyterplein and the Beursplein in Vlissingen form an ensemble of spaces in the context of a changing maritime town. The image of the big ships in town has disappeared. The maritime character presents itself much more refined. The town centre has enlarged itself psychologically, with the developments around the Arsenaal and the fishing harbour, and recently with redeveloped squares and streets.
Civic Space Park | Phoenix USA | AECOM
AECOM’s Phoenix-based Design + Planning studio guided the project from visioning sessions and masterplanning of the park, through complete construction observation. Work included extensive public meetings with the community to create a park that accommodates a variety of users and events, alongside a major public art commission, and various interactive water features and lighting elements.
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 | Sou Fujimoto
Designed as a flexible, multi-purpose social space – with a café run for the
first time by Fortnum and Mason inside – visitors will be encouraged to enter and interact with the Pavilion in different ways throughout its four-month tenure in London’s Kensington Gardens.
5 Churchill Place Plaza | London UK | HOK
HOK worked closely with the client to produce a design which responds to the need for public use and continues the high quality contemporary design of the Canary Wharf Estate.
Curtin University Place Activation Plan | Perth Australia | PLACE Laboratory
Code-named Curtin City the project will deliver a new population of students, researchers and residents of up to 70,000 people living and working in Perth’s newest knowledge economy. Connected to the city by the MAX light rail transit, Curtin City will be only minutes from downtown Perth enabling the rapid exchange of business and research ideas.
The Plaza at Harvard University | Cambridge USA | Stoss
The Plaza transforms this previously barren and underutilized space—with deteriorated asphalt paths and muddy lawns—into a new social hub of campus life, and a new meeting place for city residents, University affiliates, and visitors alike.
Re-Cultivating the Forest City | Cleveland USA | PORT
Re-Cultivating the Forest City looks to leverage a highly modified natural system subjugated by various formats of anthropogenic occupancy to create an instrument of urban regeneration in the context of an economically and environmentally challenged middle American city.
Cranbrook Junior School | Sydney Australia | ASPECT Studios
The new Cranbrook Junior School was designed with the ambition of creating a ‘school in a park’. Working closely with Tzannes Associates, ASPECT Studios developed the landscape design to provide flexible spaces that best meet teaching, learning and play requirements.
EuropaCity | Paris France | BIG
EuropaCity will offer on an unprecedented scale a mix of retail, culture and leisure around a defining theme: Europe, its diversity, its urban experiences and its cultures.
Curating the Common | Lviv Ukraine | ATLAS lab
In order to allow Lviv to curate its own unique resources and local community, Curating the Common outlines a formal composition of unifying ground planes and articulated vertical layers that flank and inhabit the complex through three distinct zones: Cathedral Grove, Cathedral Sculpture and Performance Plaza and Valova Art Café.
Wenying Lake | Datong China | AECOM
To achieve the goals, a simple approach was taken. Planting serves as a foundation around the lake. On the City side (west), there are the paths and entry plazas corresponding with the urban fabric, connecting to the waterfront in a series of decks, steps and long esplanades.