The refurbishment of Matadero is one of the most ambitious cultural projects launched in the city over the last years. Converted into a contemporary art center, it develops a stable activity since 2007. Its comprehensive program and varied activities
The development of the high-speed railway line turned Rotterdam into one of the most important cities within the European transport network. This fact prompted the launch, in 2003, of the project to remodel the city’s Central Station, which had to ma
The project, third prize in an international competition, covers 70 hectares and aims to represent different stories about daily life in Taiwan, about its past and about its rich environment...
The 585-hectare plan earned a special award for innovation in urban development within an international competition in which Nicholas Grimshaw (see AV Proyectos 051) was the chosen winner. The main avenue is like the backbone of the project and conne
The 8.6 hectares of park are conceived as a green lung with a Mediterranean and Lebanese identity for the rough city of Beirut, built mainly out of stone, concrete and asphalt. A circulation ring unifies and structures the proposal generating in its
The scheme proposes a multigenerational city in an area of 40 hectares that gives priority to the green spaces, which are structured by a hierarchy of boulevards and public spaces...
A vast project of 243 hectares resorts to the concept of healing as a strategy in nature (creating a lake), to history (caring for the existing), and to culture (removing the military area). The park is directly related with the city through a series
The project sculpts the island by way of an undulating topography that ends in four green tops that offer new panoramic views of the famous skylines of Brooklyn and Manhattan. The island will become a natural park of 35 hectares with a program that i
This plan is the first to be carried out in the 104-year history of these well-known public gardens of more than 436 hectares. These grounds were originally occupied by a dairy farm. The scheme wishes to offer a solution to the compound’s current pro
The abandoned areas have been repopulated with a total of 60,000 birch trees. Contrasting pavement surfaces are played with in the central office entrance square...
The square is a knot of circulating traffic and pedestrians with train lines overhead, designed as a mosaic of grass and asphalt; the treatment of the columns which support the train lines creates an urban forest. Lighting is one of the key elements
The company Interpolis´s new garden is open to the public; the join between the building and the garden is resolved by a large plateau of slate slabs, punctuated with magnolias and crossed by a wooden bridge. The constant changes in the orientation o
‘Congestión’, ‘densidad’, ‘cinismo’ o ‘supermodernidad’ son algunos de los términos que adornan reiteradamente la descripción del fenómeno de la arquitectura holandesa reciente. Desde su irrupción en el mercado editorial y permanentemente divulgada,
The tradition of a country which has entirely reinvented its own territory could be said to be well represented by West 8. Adrian Geuze (1960) is the visible head and founder of this team which has its headquarters in Rotterdam. The company´s name de