OMGEVING designs subtle interventions in a wartime landscape

January 20, 2016,AEDT

The Bluff in the notorious ‘Ypres Salient’ is a unique wartime landscape that survives from the First World War. The site was the scene of widespread feverish digging of underground passages and shafts, mine explosions, sabotage and attempts at eavesdropping. In the context of the cultural tourism project, ‘Remembrance Park | Read More

Latest WLA Magazine is out now

October 27, 2015,AEDT

The latest edition of WLA Magazine – WLA 22 is an unthemed edition including amazing projects from across the world. This 84-paged unthemed edition showcases a diverse range of 18 projects from the USA, Denmark, Australia, South Africa, Singapore, Iceland, Germany, Scotland, Belgium by renowned landscape architecture firms including Gustafson | Read More

Park Groot Schjin | Antwerp, Belgium | BUUR, HOSPER & BULK

November 24, 2014,AEDT

In early 2013 urban planners AG stadsplanning organised a competition to carry out the complete design assignment and related services as part of the development of the Groot Schijn Park in Antwerp. BUUR-HOSPER-BULK – in cooperation with ARA – combined forces for this.

Winner of Sokolniki Park Competition announced

October 6, 2014,AEDT

Groundlab (UK), WOWHAUS (Russia), and “Urbanica” (Russia) have been announced as the winners of Sokolniki Park design competition. Sokolniki Park is the Moscow’s largest park (515,7 ha) and the winning design is set to be used as the conceptual framework for Sokolniki Park development over the next 15 years. “The Embassy | Read More

Kardinaal Mercier Square | Jette Belgium | OMGEVING

April 22, 2014,AEDT

Kardinaal Mercier Square is to become the most important square in Jette, and it owes this status to its central position and its various key roles. The design is neutral with regard to motorised traffic, yet clearly prioritises the quality of the surroundings. The new square is intended to be | Read More

Leopoldpark | Nieuwpoort Belgium | Alain Cappelle

November 13, 2013,AEDT

The Leopold Park renovation is a case whereby creative planning and design can deal with some aspects of climate change.  A range of actions and techniques are available for managing flood risks in parks: green roofs, sustainable drainage, flood pathways, temporary water storage, or upland-land management. Strategies for managing high temperatures in | Read More

2012 In Review | September

December 29, 2012,AEDT

Imagining the Lowline exhibit opened in September and gave us a small insight into the possibility of the space, MVRDV won the Floriade 2022 with Almere and OMGEVING showed us the reflective power of water during day and night with their Averbode Abbey Square project.

Averbode Abbey Square | Scherpenheuvel-Zichem Belgium | OMGEVING

September 19, 2012,AEDT

Reflections on the Past and the Present in the Courtyard of Averbode Abbey  In the summer of 2012 the recently rejuvenated courtyard of Averbode Abbey has opened its doors inviting everyone to enjoy its centuries-old architecture and Baroque church standing at its heart. These impressive buildings are literally reflected in the grand | Read More

Pedestrian Bridge | Aarschot Belgium | West 8

November 18, 2011,AEDT

The first completed project of the urban renewal project ‘Aarschot on tracks’ is Pedestrian Bicycle Bridge by West 8. From now on, it serves not only as a ‘landmark’, but it also breaks the barrier effect of the rail tracks. It connects the city with its old and new parts. | Read More