// arthitectural / Urban Design

Jiakun architects
Shanghai Qingpu neo-district urban planning center


It is based on topographical features, Its minimalistic and extreme linear form are highly consistent with the surrounding large-scale square, lake, TV tower, avenue and playground, and form an enclosed boundary of Xiayang Lake.   From outer zone going inwardly, following a sequence of landscape design of water-body which is close to main road, to […]


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Gustafson Guthrie Nichol
Theater Commons and Donnelly Gardens


Seattle-based landscape architects Gustafson Guthrie Nichol (GGN) are pleased to announce that THEATER COMMONS and DONNELLY GARDENS at Seattle Center has become one of four pilot projects newly certified by the Sustainable Sites Initiative™ (SITES™) for its sustainable site design, construction and maintenance. They join 11 other projects nationally that have received certification since January 2012. Theater Commons and Donnelly […]


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DRFTWD Office associates & HOSPER
Park of Luna


HOSPER has been working on the Park of Luna for the past ten years, from the masterplan phase up until implementation. In collaboration with the municipality, Nelen and Schuurmans and DRFTWD this resulted in the development of an attractive recreational area with several activities and a naturally purified swimming lake as it’s central element. The […]


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HOSPER
Haarlem Droste site


Redevelopment of a factory site in Haarlem During the coming years a number of obsolete factory sites along the River Spaarne in the centre of Haarlem will be redeveloped for homes, employment, culture and entertainment. The location that stirs the imagination most may well be the site of former Droste chocolate factory: it is in […]


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AP5 architects
Public spaces and urban restructuration


Following the important works or restructuration in the neighbourhood to the east and in the city centre, the politicians wanted at this period to act in the activity area and in the fallow lands to the west. This sector, with more than 2000 jobs has developed without much coordination. The objective of the study is […]


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GANA Arquitectura
Calle Real


Tradition and shadows on Calle Real Inspired by a traditional image of the neighbourhood “barrio de la Villa”, the intervention aims to renovate one of the most important streets in this area with the urban and social commitment to maintain and enhance the historical identity of the place. The main objective of the project is to […]


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HOSPER
Zoetermeer Vivaldi Care Home


The care facility Vierstroom has asked HOSPER to make a design for the public and private outdoor spaces of the Vivaldi care home in Zoetermeer. The area is surrounded by water with flowering wet vegetation and trees on three sides. This increases the size of the area visually and at the same time has an […]


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HOSPER
Amstelveen Zonnehuis care home


Green oases and distinctive design Town dwellers need high-quality green space to enhance their living experience. HOSPER has produced a proposal for development of the grounds of the Zonnehuis care home in Amstelveen into a lively green pedestrianised area. The various buildings on the site are linked by a square paved in a distinctive design […]


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AP5 architects
ZAC SUD SAINT COSME


A new district in the middle of the city Based in a strategic point of the city, Nicéphore Cité had to develop its activities in a site composed by an old sugar refinery. The first study was a diagnosis, which quickly turned into a programming work involving many actors of the township and of the […]


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HOSPER
Hageveld Estate


Change in the estate’s function Hosper drew up the urban and landscape master plan, a design for the land of the Hageveld estate and the (detailed) design of the ornamental pond on top of the underground car park. The estate had previously been a seminary, and part had been used as a secondary school. Although Hageveld […]


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HOSPER
Genk C-m!ne


Space for the Spectacular! The C-mine square is situated on the grounds of a former coaling mine and is the central open area of the new cultural heart of Genk. The former mine buildings around the square have been renovated and were transformed into buildings with a cultural program; a large theatre, a cinema and […]


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Enota
Podčetrtek Traffic Circle


The Podčetrtek Traffic Circle is built on a regional road located between the municipal sports hall with open-air sports grounds on one side and a spa centre with numerous swimming pools and hotels on the other side. It is primarily intended to slow down the traffic in this consequently very busy area as the main […]


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AP5 architects
Prospective Saint Nazaire 2030


Identification of dynamics and Proposition of orientations A working group was formed to reflect on the identity, socio-urban models and the position of Saint Nazaire to define objectives for 2030. To take part of this approach, AP5 followed the process and proposed orientations in order to create a debate. It tends to stimulate, to change […]


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Shma Company Limited
Central Plaza Chiang Rai


Being the first up-scale shopping mall in Chiang Rai, Central Plaza provides a generous outdoor space for the public to enjoy. Our proposal presents this space as a cultural plaza and park that embraces native culture and identity with various activities to enrich local suburban life. The landscape design encapsulates the mountainous scene surrounding the […]


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Menis Arquitectos
Plaza of Spain


In the project, a great public space is generated in the surface: the main square of this touristic city, and an underground space for the ne Sacred Museum. The plot corresponds to Plaza España square, Grande Street in Adeje, on the edge of Barranco del Infierno ravine and the buildings between the Church and the ravine. There […]


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GANA Arquitectura
Rooms and Sports Facilities in a Park


Project information: ganaarquitectura | galisteo+navarro architects is born in Malaga with very clear values: We believe in people, in the city, in the architect and, especially, in architecture. That’s the reason why, from an innovative and young point of view, we focus on redefining the traditional professional office, giving user the leading role they deserve, letting […]


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Architrend Architecture
Ampliamento Giardino Ibleo


The enlargement of the Ibleo Garden, a public park, is located in the historical centre of Ragusa Ibla (declared a World Heritage Site in 2003). In this area a complex of buildings was built in the 50’s to contain an electricity station, abandoned in the 80’s. The project is the completion of a single and unified project […]


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Studio Teun Fleskens
V roots


V roots. (modular benches for public places) These benches are inspired by the roots of trees. V roots can “grow” through their environment because they are modular. With 7 different element you can create many options defersified in size and form. You can personalise the benches by combining colours; plastic parts in 6-, steel parts in all […]


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AP5 architects
Quartier Beaulieu Wattrelos


Grouping activities and paths around an equipped park For the urban project of the centre of Beaulieu, a group was formed with the Urban Community, the town and the social landlord as the project ownership. This group began an urban study with an interactive approach associating every protagonist of the area. The conception process was […]


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OMGEVING
Courtyard of Averbode Abbey


Reflections on the Past and the Present in the Courtyard of Averbode Abbey In the summer of 2012 the recently rejuvenated courtyard of Averbode Abbey has opened its doors inviting everyone to enjoy its centuries-old architecture and Baroque church standing at its heart. These impressive buildings are literally reflected in the grand water mirror calmly […]


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