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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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Henning Larsen Architects
Klaksvík


Klaksvík’s new city centre will be established where the two inlets meet. The urban development plan incorporates and strengthens the existing qualities of the city. It creates an adventurous and vibrant city centre with a sheltered city square that will provide the framework for cultural activities and numerous other opportunities. The city square forms a […]


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BIG
Superkilen


General description  Superkilen is a half a mile long urban space wedging through one of the most ethnically diverse and socially challenged neighborhoods in Denmark. It has one overarching idea that it is conceived as a giant exhibition of urban best practice – a sort of collection of global found objects that come from 60 […]


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Sofia Designers
Floe Public seating


Inspired by the drifting ice blocs on the oceans before shaping the ice floe, FLOE is a block who bring together and incite the encounter while taking part in an ensemble. The organic shape of the bench permit to create a dialogue and a tension between the installed pieces while playing with their disposition in […]


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Steven Holl Architects
Linked Hybrid


The 220,000 square-meter Linked Hybrid complex in Beijing, aims to counter the current privatized urban developments in China by creating a twenty-first century porous urban space, inviting and open to the public from every side. A filmic urban experience of space; around, over and through multifaceted spatial layers, as well as the many passages through […]


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Pepe Gascón
Squares in Puigcerdà


The first step was to remove vehicular traffic by concentrating all the road connections and services on the south-east side of the squares, thereby freeing up a generously expansive central space for citizens’ use. The space, which is very irregular in shape and which has a strongly marked perimeter, is geometrically structured and arranged through […]


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