Lafayette Park | San Francisco USA | Miller Company

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Miller Company Landscape Architects designed a new playground at Lafayette Park, located in the heart of San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood. The playground is a child-oriented landscape that connects nature to a child’s sense exploration, adventure, and fantasy.

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Culture and activity space | Hedehusene Denmark | LIW planning

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”…the country’s best example on how to use a parking space for physical activities and a meeting point, for those who’d rather watch…” LOA-fund, Oct. 2012
In Hedehusene, there should be room for urban life as well as for cars. Therefore, an existing parking lot was transformed to accommodate parking and at the same time be a safe and vibrant culture and recreation space.

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West 8 & ACLA selected for West Kowloon Cultural District Park

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Foster + Partners Conceptual Plan Render

The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority recently announced that a design team led by Dennis Lau & Ng Chun Man Architects & Engineers (Hong Kong) Ltd, supported by landscape architects, West 8 (Netherlands) and ACLA (Hong Kong), has been chosen to design and manage the development of the Park in the West Kowloon Cultural District (Hong Kong), scheduled to open in stages starting from 2015.

The Park will provide a major green open space in the heart of the city and a waterfront promenade which wraps the entire headland, offering spectacular views over Victoria Harbour.

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3000 trees for Alcala | Alcala Spain | LINT landscape architecture

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Alcala park,  between Alcala de la Selva and Virgen de la Vega in Spain, will become part of a new river landscape.  LINT’s proposal offers a flexible, contextual and effective parkdesign within the context of this economical crisis. By defining the park program on specific strategic spots within a grid of trees, not only costs are reduced but also a new flexible parkzone will grow within time.

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6 Viewing Platform | New York USA | BIG

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The Pier 6 viewing platform is a triangular structure at the northwest corner of Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Sloping upwards 17.5 feet (5.3m) in height from the foot of the large gathering lawn, the platform provides magnificent views of the surrounding harbor, the Statue of Liberty, the Manhattan skyline, and the Brooklyn Bridge. In conjunction with the adjacent greenery, Pier 6 will be dominated by a flower field and treed areas giving the area seasonal displays of color.

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