Grote Markt VilvoordeBringing the parking spaces on the Grote Markt in Vilvoorde underground created an opportunity to think about a new role and identity for the heart of the city. This now vacant space, surrounded by the town hall, the municipal library and various catering establishments, had the potential to | Read More
The Fish Market Square is part of the historical center of Leuven, to be transformed into a car-free, pedestrianized area. The layout of the square was always defined by a sequence of dominant uses: a harbor for transportation, a market hall for trade and today it is a parking lot | Read More
DELVA Landscape Architects, together with a multidisciplinary team lead by ION, presents the dynamic masterplan for the redevelopment of the Sugar Factory site in Veurne, Belgium. The name for the large scale redevelopment plan will be ‘Sugar Park’; A name that refers to the transformation of monofunctional industry that | Read More
The Bluff in the notorious ‘Ypres Salient’ is a unique wartime landscape that survives from the First World War. The site was the scene of widespread feverish digging of underground passages and shafts, mine explosions, sabotage and attempts at eavesdropping. In the context of the cultural tourism project, ‘Remembrance Park | Read More
The latest edition of WLA Magazine – WLA 22 is an unthemed edition including amazing projects from across the world. This 84-paged unthemed edition showcases a diverse range of 18 projects from the USA, Denmark, Australia, South Africa, Singapore, Iceland, Germany, Scotland, Belgium by renowned landscape architecture firms including Gustafson | Read More
In early 2013 urban planners AG stadsplanning organised a competition to carry out the complete design assignment and related services as part of the development of the Groot Schijn Park in Antwerp. BUUR-HOSPER-BULK – in cooperation with ARA – combined forces for this.
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
Kardinaal Mercier Square is to become the most important square in Jette, and it owes this status to its central position and its various key roles. The design is neutral with regard to motorised traffic, yet clearly prioritises the quality of the surroundings. The new square is intended to be | Read More
The Leopold Park renovation is a case whereby creative planning and design can deal with some aspects of climate change. A range of actions and techniques are available for managing flood risks in parks: green roofs, sustainable drainage, flood pathways, temporary water storage, or upland-land management. Strategies for managing high temperatures in | Read More
Imagining the Lowline exhibit opened in September and gave us a small insight into the possibility of the space, MVRDV won the Floriade 2022 with Almere and OMGEVING showed us the reflective power of water during day and night with their Averbode Abbey Square project.