Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden | Leeuwarden Netherlands | OKRA

For the new location of the NHL University OKRA has made, in association with Architecture Studio Hertzberger, the design for the exterior space. This consists of a solid green carpet laid out as a counterpart to the imposing building. The green grass and trees continue under the building connecting the inner and outer worlds together. A spider-like network of routes and places creates an extension of the building from inside to outside.

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KNOTTING the hill town and its landscape | Vicovaro Italy | Luca Peralta Studio


The intervention here proposed focuses on landscape restoration and design of the area between the historic town of Vicovaro and Aniene river valley, near Rome, Italy. The realized project has been very recently awarded with an Honorable Mention “Premio Paesaggio del Consiglio d’Europa 2012” because it has be considered a model for the design of degraded areas located around medieval Italian villages.
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Waterplein | Rotterdam Netherlands | DE URBANISTEN

Waterplein Benthemplein from de urbanisten on Vimeo.

On the Benthemsquare a first water square will be realized. It took us almost seven years from the idea and concept, to typologies, to policy, to spatial design. Already well published as a concept, in 2011 we finally got to design and refine a real pilot on the Benthemsquare in Rotterdam.
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Monastery of St. Pedro Regalado | La Aguilera Spain | Reset Arquitectura & Land Lab


The monastery of La Aguilera responds to the settlement of a community of religious sisters Clarisas from the neighbouring town of Lerma in an old Franciscan establishment who’s origins go back to the 15th century.

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West 8 wins design competition for Veddel North in Hamburg


Revitalization of an urban community and surrounding dike park on the south banks of the Elbe River in Hamburg, Germany. West 8′s winning design addresses rising sea levels and climate change, bringing a human scale to an area dominated by automobile traffic.

 

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