SLA creates The Oasis for Roskilde Festival`s Artzone

June 29, 2017,AEDT

The epicenter for Northern Europe’s biggest music and arts festival, Roskilde Festival, is a lush nature-based architecture setting designed by renowned Danish landscape architects SLA. When the arts program for this year’s 5-day Roskilde Festival opens Wednesday afternoon, the festival’s poetry readings, performances and artwork displays will take place in | Read More

The Delta District | Vinge, Denmark | SLA

August 27, 2014,AEDT

The Delta District in the future city Vinge is an example of how landscaping can create dual functions:  promote better communities and prevent flooding. A man-made delta and creeks handle rainwater and provide the city district with unique qualities for residents to gather around.

The Dune | Roskilde Denmark | SLA and Morten Stræde

March 28, 2014,AEDT

The landscape architects from SLA worked with the artist Morten Stræde to develop a landscaping- and art strategy for the gravel pits south of Roskilde showground. The raw material and festival site in Roskilde each year houses one of Europe’s biggest music festivals, The Roskilde Festival, and every year 100,000 | Read More

FredericiaC | Fredericia Denmark | SLA

December 19, 2013,AEDT

An ever-changing landscape that brings life to the city before it is built, and nature that cleans pollution, creates new communities and provide amenity value for all. That is the fundamental idea behind the development of a temporary, recreational landscape as a precursor to the overall urban development of a | Read More

Garden of 10,000 bridges 万桥园 opens at Xian Expo: West 8

April 29, 2011,AEDT

The International Horticultural Expo in Xian, China opened on 28th April. The Garden of 10,000 bridges by West 8 is complete along with many other display gardens. Gardens are telling stories; they are poetry and have a narrative. Our garden represents the human life, the path of people’s lifetime. This path | Read More

Construction begins on Xian International Horticultural Exhibition

November 30, 2010,AEDT

With just under 150 days to go before the opening of 2011 International Horticultural Exhibition to be held in Xian, China (西安, 陕西) construction is in full swing on the gardens including West 8’s Garden of 10.000 Bridges (pictured above). Gardens are telling stories; they are poetry and have a narrative. | Read More

SLA: Process Urbanism – The City as Artificial Ecosystem

October 12, 2010,AEDT

SLA has developed a landscape inspired planning method called processs urbanism. SLA does not regard nature and the city as opposites. The city is part of nature’s ecosystem and vice versa. There has to be a balance and a direct synergy effect between the many dynamic elements. Knowledge about wind, | Read More

New temporary urban space by SLA for the COP15 arrival area

December 3, 2009,AEDT

When thousands of COP15 delegates arrive at the climate summit in the Bella Center, they will not be bored in the queue. SLA has staged the arrival area with a temporary urban space that provides food for thought. With the project White Balance it is SLA’s intention to put focus | Read More