The central town square in Europacity | relais Landschaftsarchitekten

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The town square is located in the center of the future Europacity north of the main station in Berlin’s  Heidestraße  district. He is as an interface between the boardwalk and Heidestraße of great importance for the entire district structure and their identity formation. Also important is he to the development of a spatial relationship between the spaces of the quarter and as a new connection item, on the ship canal. The town square is also an important part of the tourism infrastructure in this historically important place of the Berlin division.

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The Broad unveils design for new public plaza by DS+R and Hood Design

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The Broad, Los Angeles’s newest contemporary art museum, recently unveiled designs for a new outdoor public plaza by architect Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Hood Design, landscaping that will feature 100-year-old olive trees as well as enhanced landscaping and improvements along Grand Avenue, adding another parcel of critical green space to the region and making downtown’s cultural corridor more pedestrian-friendly when the plaza opens later this year. In addition to the plaza next to the museum, The Broad also announced that its adjacent restaurant will be developed by leading Los Angeles restaurateur Bill Chait, with a unique vision to integrate dining with art and community.

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Power Strip / City Square | Las Vegas USA | UNLV Downtown Design Center

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This project is a speculative proposal meant to incite a civic examination of the use of space in downtown Las Vegas.  The city has a long and continuing history of private investment in development; yet little of this growth by developers or the city investment resulted in public spaces in the downtown.

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6 Viewing Platform | New York USA | BIG

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The Pier 6 viewing platform is a triangular structure at the northwest corner of Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Sloping upwards 17.5 feet (5.3m) in height from the foot of the large gathering lawn, the platform provides magnificent views of the surrounding harbor, the Statue of Liberty, the Manhattan skyline, and the Brooklyn Bridge. In conjunction with the adjacent greenery, Pier 6 will be dominated by a flower field and treed areas giving the area seasonal displays of color.

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UTS Alumni Green – Temporary Placemaking Installation | Sydney Australia | ASPECT Studios

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The Temporary Placemaking installation at the University of Technology Sydney is an example of the ‘lighter, quicker, cheaper’ ethos which provided a green outlook, seating opportunities and a place to gather for students during a 7 week period whilst the new Campus Alumni Green is under construction. Designed to be assembled in a short time period and tight budget, the installation items will also be reused and adapted for other locations.

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