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WLA Magazine 2015 Annual

2015 has seen a diverse range of landscape architecture projects published on World Landscape Architecture, in this edition we take an opportunity to highlight some of the best projects from 2015.  Selecting the projects to be included in this 2015 Annual was a hard task with a large number of  high quality projects published this year, it was decided to publish over 50 projects.

I hope you enjoy reading this 2015 Annual edition and I look forward to receiving your submissions for WLA Magazine and World Landscape Architecture in 2016.

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Adria | Singapore | ONG&ONG

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Situated in the Novena planning area, Adria is only a stone’s throw away from the entertainment precinct in Orchard Road. Yet, it is close enough to the cultural bay front at Marina, upcoming satellite mixed developments at Kallang of Beach Road, as well as the nature reserve in MacRitchie.

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“URAYCAMUY ” | Rises and falls in Quechua, Bolivia


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The XII Latin American Social Architecture Student Workshop, Bolivia 2015, brings together students and architects of different nationalities that seeks to generate social interventions in the Valley of Cinti, municipality of Camargo. Its purpose, authentic and local identity

The intervention focused on the area known by the public as “EL TOBOGAN” located in the southwest of the city implemented with the aim of being a pedestrian area of transition between the city and the cemetery. A space that accumulates two functions: slide addressed to children as play area and a tour that alternates assets and liabilities organized by level to overcome the height difference that separates the city cemetery spaces.

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The Penthouse | Dallas, Texas | Hocker Design Group

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The Penthouse project is about precision, architectural control, artful graphic layout and transitions from interior to exterior. Located on the 27th and 28th floors of a residential tower, the Penthouse has two terraces which were designed with different programmatic functions based on relationships to interior spaces, directional orientation and predominant skyline or sunset views. On the east terrace a spa and a fire pit are backed by Downtown views. With adjacencies to the primary living space with full glazing the west terrace enjoys views of the Trinity River corridor, its iconic Calatrava-designed suspension bridge, and great sunsets. The programmatic features along this terrace include a water feature, outdoor kitchen, and dining area. 

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Bestseller office complex | Port of Aarhus, Denmark | C.F. Møller Landscape

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The office complex for about 800 employees resembles a varied flotilla of buildings at different levels, which are connected by a series of outdoor spaces like atria, courtyards, terraces and roof gardens. The mixture of office buildings and outdoor spaces creates the impression that this is a town within a town. The complex, surrounded by canals and lakes on all four sides, forms the entrance to the new, urban district on the waterfront in Aarhus, Denmark.

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STUDENT PROJECT | Parque Chuviscar, A Metropolitan Riverfront Park | Alyssa Hassell, William Niendorff, Ningneng Xu

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Our proposal for this 24-kilometer, peri-urban stretch of the Chuviscar River recognizes the importance of agricultural systems that helped define Chihuahua. The current proposed plans for the site involve heavy development up to the river’s edge erasing existing agriculture, and proposed dams would permanently change the flow of the river.

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Pallet Terrace | Vicenza, Italy | Luisa Dal Brun

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The project aimed to convert a small terrace into a modern garden, built on the existing wooden deck floor, by taking inspiration from shapes and colors of the surrounding environment. We used pallets garnished with distinctive cotton cloth suitable for the outdoors; the same cloth could also be used to cover customer’s furniture, like sofa, chairs or pillows.

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