Keukenhof gets a proper main entrance by Mecanoo

June 14, 2017,AEDT

Keukenhof finally has a proper main entrance. Mecanoo designed an elegant gatehouse to welcome the large flows of, mainly international, visitors to the world famous gardens. A striking timber roof leans on two volumes, forming an impressive gateway to the park. The stepped roof structure of interwoven isosceles triangles provides | Read More

Water Square Tiel opens

July 14, 2016,AEDT

Last week a new water square was opened in the Dutch city of Tiel (NL), designed by Dutch based office for urban design and landscape architecture De Urbanisten. While representatives of City of Tiel, the waterboard Rivierenland and the Province of Gelderland officially opened the square, children took over the | Read More

Preserving and making tangible the secret of Soesterberg

July 8, 2016,AEDT

On 12 June 2009 ownership of a large part of the Soesterberg Air Base was transferred to Utrecht province. With the departure of the Airforce, the opportunity arose for building both an ecological and a recreational bridge between the northern and southern half of the “Heuvelrug”. Commissioned by the concerned | Read More

Willem Alexander Park | Utrecht, The Netherlands | Team DS

November 10, 2015,AEDT

Nature-inclusive The Willem Alexander Park, located at the foot of the Leidsche Rijn Centre in Utrecht is situated on top of the roof of the A2 tunnel. The park is part of the desired landscape corridor through Utrecht, formed by the Amsterdam Rhine Canal. The park is situated in between | Read More

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

The 15th International Garden Festival | Grand-Métis, Canada

July 8, 2014,AEDT

Recently, the 15th edition of the International Garden Festival opened presenting 22 contemporary gardens at Les Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens. Imagined by sixty-five designers from Seoul, Santiago de Compostela, New York, Philadelphia, Basel, Amsterdam, Paris and Montreal, these installations invite visitors to enter and contemplate new ways of | Read More

VIDEO | Coastal Work starts on Katwijk in the Netherlands | OKRA

July 2, 2014,AEDT

OKRA recently published a short video showing the construction work on the coast defence at Katwijk in the Netherlands. Alongside building the required coastal defence, the coast zone investments ensure that Katwijk remains a tourist destination and supporting the local economy of seaside towns. With the need to strengthen the | Read More

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