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City & Countryside

Architecture | News | Magazine 4/2014

Elastic Perspective: Staircase Walkway by NEXT architects

For the inhabitants of Carnisselande, a walkable circular stairway makes the contradiction between the near but so far city visible and physically experienceable.

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Urban Regeneration Forum in Bilbao

The newborn organization Bilbao Bizkaia Architecture (BIA) is to set up an international event targeting the topic of their foundation manifesto: “Towards a Healthy City”

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The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

The museum emerges from the landscape as a single, curving concrete wall that splits and carves into the ground to form the entry. Inside visitors experience a series of isolated spaces with ...

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Brooklyn Botanic Garden Visitor Center

A chameleon-like structure, the visitor center transitions from an architectural presence at the street into a structured landscape in the botanic garden.

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Twenty-Five Year Award for Metro in Washington, D.C.

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) honored the enduring significance of the metro’s design from the 1960’s by Harry Weese.

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A Midst the Chaos: Re-design of Roberto Clemente Plaza

A green oasis will be installed at “The Hub” in the Bronx – the site of both maximum traffic and architectural density.

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Guard Against the Worst Case: Urban Disaster Housing Prototype

New York City is developing a post-disaster housing prototype for city residents who may lose their homes as the result of a catastrophic natural or manmade disaster.

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At Least Sports: Skatepark in Dodoma

A non-profit project in Africa won a Special Prize at the 2013 IOC/IAKS Awards.

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New Public Space: Skate Park “KAP 686” in Cologne

Cologne Cathedral was completed 130 years ago and for 25 of those years skaters have firmly taken possession of Roncalliplatz in front of the southern façade. In recent years the scene has been ...

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LEAF Awards 2013 Winner: Valley City

Urban Design Award, Architect: MZ Architects

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