The sports facilities blend into a public park whose design will attract citizens to practicing exercise. Facades disappear into the terrain, covered by greenery, and contours are engraved into the surface, some forming pedestrian pathways.
In this intervention, for which they have won the 2020 FAD Award for City and Landscape, Iñigo Ocamica and Iñigo Tudanca reinterpret the Castile-León landscape with different types of aggregate concrete for Plaza de la Fuente.
The project involved converting old train tracks between Rosheim and Saint Nabor into a walkway equipped with open-air facilities and pavilions. Besides transporting commuters, the railway served industry. This duality was maintained in the conversio
With an area of 20,000 square meters, Karen Blixen Plads is one of Copenhagen’s largest squares. Located within a strategic enclave between the city university’s South Campus and the Royal Danish Library, the new public space arose from adopting a co
The Tide is a network of public spaces and gardens within the urban fabric of Greenwich Peninsula, in southeast London. Of the 5 kilometers foreseen in the master plan, one fifth has been completed in a first phase connecting the intermodal hub with
The firm Snøhetta has gotten the New York City Planning Commission’s go-ahead to create a public garden in the AT&T tower that went up in 1984 at 550 Madison Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, designed by Philip Johnson and John Burgee. The announcemen
Located in the core of Beijing’s old town, the building is part of an urban operation that aims to improve life quality through the renovation of several courtyard-buildings of the traditional zayuan type, formed by an irregular open space and a clus
Using different types of pavement serves to mark out the pieces that shape the history of the plaza (the Romanesque church, the neoclassical town hall, the medieval houses...) The project also uncovers the traces of an old church and adds a water fou
The project for the improvement of public spaces in Dhaka proposes the creation of a network of community facilities – educational, social, and cultural – that serve the most vulnerable communities by creating safe environments... [+]
Globalization also affects urban planning by imposing on it too a loss of the contextual and social values that are transferred to plans and buildings. In this way, the spaces let go of their referential qualities, traditions, landscapes or memory to
The competition brief that set the guidelines for this project called for a generic container whose interiors would remain throughout the year at temperatures between 18 and 25 degrees Celsius. The proposal involved modifying the initial planning, ma
Although climate-change-denier recently assumed power in the USA, all knowledgeable sources agree that the planet has entered a new geological phase, defined by Paul Crutzen as the ‘Anthropocene.’ After two centuries of intense human-produced gases r
During times when urban planning often seems bound to arbitrary actions and scandals, it is common to uphold collective interests as a key icon upon which to base the recovery of a lost legitimacy. Certainly traditional planning has rested, over the
Existe una generalizada convención según la cual la ciudad viene conformada básicamente por los equipamientos y los espacios públicos, una concepción morfologista que remite de forma irrecusable a la arquitectura como la más decisiva (diríase que cas
El uso democrático de las herramientas digitales permite generar un concepto flexible de espacio público basado en la participación espontánea de los ciudadanos.
Cities are not made of buildings, but of people. Their construction material is not steel or concrete, glass or brick; it is the plural lives of those who dwell in them, their needs and demands, their desires and their dreams. However, that social ch
A veces se antoja que los espacios urbanos que los arquitectos y urbanistas proyectan no están concebidos para que en ellos se desarrolle la sociabilidad humana, como si la simplicidad del esquema producido sobre el papel o en la maqueta no estuviera
Para empezar una precisión semántica: observo, con pesar, que llaman chirimbolos a los enormes artefactos que han invadido Madrid bajo la égida del alcalde Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón. Protesto con la autoridad que me da el haber bautizado a los chirimbol