Zollhallen Plaza | Freiburg Germany | Atelier Dreiseitl

December 6, 2012,AEDT

Zollhallen Plaza is new counterpart for the historic customs hall which was restored in 2009. The plaza is a fine example of water sensitive urban design, as it is disconnected from the sewer system. Beautiful planters provide infiltration points, and subsurface gravel trenches with innovative in-built filter medium reduce the | 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

Rhein Romantik | Koblenz Germany | TOPOTEK 1

April 17, 2012,AEDT

Like a pool of water reflecting the sky, placed at the castle of Ehrenbreitstein, creates a flux of images incorporating the walls and building. Creating a heightened experience of its surroundings, it involves the beholder in a game of perception, intriguing to find the «right» view of the motif. Ever | Read More

Freiham Nord | Munich Germany | WEST 8

November 1, 2011,AEDT

West 8 won the Freiham Nord Urban Design Competition back in September. Freiham Nord will be the last substantial development to take place in Munich and will accommodate about 10.000 inhabitants. In the Masterplan Freiham Nord has been divided into several project areas with different programming, each about 40 ha in size. The | Read More

Bruno Marques, organizer of EFLA Regional Congress

October 23, 2011,AEDT

Laure Aubert is a landscape architect working in Germany who attended the 2011 IFLA Congress in Zurich. Laure interviewed various Congress attendees which we will feature over the next two weeks. Bruno Marques is responsible organizer of the upcoming EFLA Regional Congress “Mind the Gap. Landscapes for a New Era”.and answers | Read More

West 8 wins Constitutional Court design competition

April 19, 2011,AEDT

The Paul Baumgartner-designed Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe is being restored. The campus of the court complex is to be revitalized and situated adjacent to the botanical garden and is part of the Schlossgarten. West 8’s winning competition entry features a grassland with stylized concrete tracks which make a patterned landscape in | 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

West 8 wins Gold International Urban Landscape Award

January 29, 2010,AEDT

“Neues Wohnen” in Hamburg-Jenfeld has been awarded the Golf Award in this year’s International Urban Landscape Award (IULA). The ecological neighbourhood project, which was submitted by West 8 urban design & landscapes architecture in Rotterdam, is the winner of the €25,000 prize. Lea River Park in East London and The | Read More

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