This Week In Landscape | 15 June 2014

June 16, 2014,AEDT

Berlin celebrates parks and nature with a weekend of 500 events Stiftung Naturschultz organised the Langer Tag der StadtNatur programme of 500 events over two days (14-15 June) including hiking, green roofs tours, bird watching, bee hive management, midnight walks and more all over the city of Berlin. ASLA announces | Read More

Platz der 9. November 1989 | Berlin Germany | Sinai

March 26, 2014,AEDT

Back in 2009, I posted a short news summary about plans to create a plaza to remember the falling of the Berlin Wall at the border crossing at Bornholmer Strasse. Recently, I was wondering if the plaza was completed and contacted sinai, the firm who were commissioned to develop the | Read More

The central town square in Europacity | relais Landschaftsarchitekten

February 14, 2014,AEDT

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 | Read More

Leise-Park | Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg Germany | gruppe F landscape architects

January 28, 2014,AEDT

The park at Heinrich-Roller-Straße incorporates parts of the old cemetery of St. Marien and St. Nikolai II, a new public green space of approx. 3.7 acres (1,5 ha) was created. The new design aimed at a widely accepted solution that would bring long-lasting improvements to the neighbourhood. Therefore an intensive participation initiative accompanied | Read More

Tempelhof Parklands Proposal | Berlin Germany | McGregor Coxall

December 9, 2013,AEDT

The use of the word “hof” within an English translation refers to a courtyard, farmyard, halo, quad or even corona. Historically the roots of this word traditionally translated as “temple”, none the less each describes a state of enclosure and sanctuary. McGregor Coxalls proposal for conversion of the Tempelhof Airfield | Read More

International Design Competition for Zaryadye Park

April 22, 2013,AEDT

The building of Zaryadye Park (Зарядье) is a landmark initiative of the Moscow City Government and has commissioned an international competition to develop the site. Zaryadye will be the first public park built in Moscow for over 50 years. It stands alongside the development of Ground Zero in New York, the reconstruction | Read More

Hackesches Quartier | Berlin Germany | TOPOTEK1

April 30, 2012,AEDT

The urban structure – to release the Square – is in remembrance to the former church Garnisonskirche. The open space is divided into three different areas. In the extension of the Spandauer Straße a generous urban square forms the central element of the development and defines a representive entrance for | Read More

GROSS.MAX with Sutherland Hussey win Parklandschaft Tempelhof

May 23, 2011,AEDT

Recently the entry by GROSS.MAX with Sutherland Hussey was announced as the winner of the Parklandschaft Tempelhof design competition beating a shortlist of 6 finalists including Rehwaldt Architekten Landschaft, Topotek1 and others. GROSS.MAX were kind enough to compose an extensive description of the design concept. John Ruskin, the illustrious art | Read More

SÜDLICHE LOHMÜHLENINSEL, BERLIN | Rehwaldt Landschaftsarchitekten

April 11, 2011,AEDT

SÜDLICHE LOHMÜHLENINSEL is located in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Berlin. The island is 600 meter long, 100 meter wide, and was sprung up with the booming of state canal and dam during 1845 and 1850. Tan workers improved manufacturing of leathers by using barks (tanning materials) as addictive, and SÜDLICHE LOHMÜHLENINSEL got its | Read More

Berlin to get square to mark the fall of the Wall

November 10, 2009,AEDT

Recently SPIEGEL ONLINE reports that Sinai won the competition to design the new “Platz der 9. November 1989” (Nov. 9, 1989 Square). The square is to commemorate the day the Berlin Wall was opened when the first East German walked through the gates into the West. Currently the site is somewhat | Read More