The Tangshan Quarry Park (China), by Z+T Studio , has won the Rosa Barba Casanovas International Landscape Prize 2023, which is announced as part of the 12th Barcelona International Landscape Biennial , promoted by the Architects’ Association of Catalonia and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC) with the support of the Banc Sabadell Foundation.
“with the Tangshan Quarry Park outside Nanjing, China, Z&T Studio have created a thoughtful, poetic, and well-considered landscape architectural project that considers the integration of the site and its users: human and non-human. At all stages of the design process, we can see the integration of environmental, and the social ecologies, manifest in an exquisitely executed project. The outstanding narrative on the relationship between nature and people uncovering dynamic processes captivated the jurors”.Jury – Rosa Barba Casanovas International Landscape Prize
Honorable mentions went to the following entries:
- Creating a National Park for the West Middland (United Kingdom), led by Kathryn Moore.
- Hope Delft to Cape Town (South Africa), by Tarna Klitzner Landscape Architect
- Park in the Prado neighbourhood , in Medellin (Colombia), by Edgar Mazo.
The jurors of the Rosa Barba Casanovas International Landscape Prize 2023 are: Martha Fajardo, landscape architect; Julio Gaeta, architect, teacher and researcher; Bruno Marques, landscape architect and president of the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA); Kotchakorn Voraakhom, landscape architect; and Gareth Doherty, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design.
The Rosa Barba Casanovas International Landscape Prize 2023, which has a financial endowment of €15,000 contributed by the Banc Sabadell Foundation.