Transforming a traditional cemetery into a contemporary park

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Cemeteries were once designed for a few, and looked only to the past. Bunurong Memorial Park transforms the conventional to create a contemporary community park for all, for everyday use, for walking and playing, in addition to being a most special place to memorialise the lives of those now passed.

 

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Zaton tourist settlement | Zadar, Croatia | Turisthotel, Ranka Perović Bilić

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The Zaton tourist settlement is a coastal and marine area of 100 hectares and great individuality. The whole area of tourist village is exceptional for its landscape characteristics. Sandy bay, overall mildness of the landscape, the forests and plenty of green represent the highest landscape value. Its master plan calls for a pedestrian pathway that in one direction leads toward the old royal town of Nin and in the other direction towards the sea.

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Poppy Park(ing) transforming carpark into a Flower Meadow in Sofia, Bulgaria

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VIRIDIS participated in the Global Annual Initiative PARK(ing) day and transformed one of the parking spaces located in front of the Union of Architects to a “Flower Meadow”.
More than 300 paper poppies and a truckload of gravel were used in order to realize this innovative project.

Poppy Park(ing) from Viridis Landscape Architects on Vimeo.

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Open Hearth Park at the Former Sydney Tar Ponds

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For nearly a century, the shores along Sydney Harbor bordered one of North America’s largest steel mills and coke ovens, making the steel industry an integral part of the region’s economy and culture. But when the plants closed in 2001, they left tons of industrial waste behind, creating a deep wound that divided three neighborhoods from their waterfront and from each other for nearly 13 years. With the community’s strong economic and emotional ties to the site, the landscape architects led a design effort that closed the divide, healed the environmental scar and boosted the community’s reputation and pride.

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Nanjing Niushoushan Cultural Park | Nanjing China | HASSELL

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The Nanjing Niushoushan Cultural Park has been established to collectively exhibit and preserve the cultural treasures of Niushou Mountain – a centuries-old sacred Buddhist site in southern Nanjing containing historic monasteries, pagodas, and relics of the Ming Dynasty.
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ASPECT Studios designs temporary ‘park within a park’

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ASPECT Studios has designed a temporary ‘park within a park’ at Metcalfe Park in commercial and technology precinct in Pyrmont, an inner city suburb of Sydney, Australia. Watch the timelapse video below

Metcalfe Park – Temporary ‘Park Within a Park’ from ASPECT Studios on Vimeo.

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Springfield Park | London, UK | C.F. Møller Landscape

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Springfield Park is a new public park on a former golf course area in southwest London, featuring climate resilience measures, sports facilities, pavilions and various garden rooms combining familiar London-features with new urban nature.

The 13 ha land is released as part of the transformation and expansion of the historic Springfield Hospital, which includes a masterplan for new residential uses and new public parkland on part of the former hospital grounds.
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