La Muñeca

Oglo is a French Architecture and Landscape office who won the 1st price of the 2011 Allariz Garden Festival with La Muñeca. Project description: Whatever culture fashion is part of, whatever time and place it refers to, its essence finds its roots in the characteristics of the human body. Only the being’s dimensions and proportions matter. Its peculiarities, its flaws, its disadvantages are sublimed by creation and become the assets, the basis, the nourishing roots of fashion. They Read more [...]
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Squares in Puigcerdà

Pepe Gascón Arquitectura designed the remodeling of the most central and relevant public space in Puigcerdà, originally very much deteriorated, with an excessive amount of traffic that diminished the civic and integrating potential of the space. Project description: Traffic is eliminated, concentrating road and service communication on one side, freeing up a large central space. Two large linear flowerbeds protect the pacified area from the bustle of traffic working as filters between Read more [...]
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Information Point in the Tivoli Park

Pok Grdisa designed this original urban sculpture in the Tivoli Park as a temporary installation. Luckily they decided to maintain the sculpture to inform visitors of different art installation and museum exhibitions that take part in the park. Here is the project description: The new information point in the Tivoli Park in Ljubljana Slovenia is actually result  of first Trimo Urban Crash competition in 2007 and was only a temporary installation in a different part of Tivoli Park and demolished Read more [...]
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Roppongi Urban Farm

On Design created an urban farm right in the middle of Roppongi, which is the center part of Tokyo. Here is the project description: People who visit this place can see the process how vegetables grow and also eat the vegetables at the restaurant right next to this farm. This is a place where agriculture and people become close. Glass houses with inorganic iron frame and glass are arranged strategically on a wooden deck just like the surrounding city scape. A farm transported from the Read more [...]
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Impression of the Infinite

Impression of the Infinite is a landscape installation created by metamorphOse for the firm Technilum on the occasion of the Heureuse Coincidence, a yearly festival of contemporary architecture. Here is the project description: An installation though doesn’t necessarily involve building new volumes or making a large scale construction. It can also include the notion of modifying a point of view, which will have an impact on the way we perceive a given area; a simple gesture which does Read more [...]
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Tram Stop by Subarquitectura

Subarquitectura designed this beautiful tram stop located in the city of Alicante, Spain, turning a traffic circle into a public space. This stop is the central stage of a new line of the tram that links the centre of the city to residential areas. Through a fractal access system deformed in each side to avoid the existing trees, the traveller can arrive to the platform in 32 different possibilities. Over the platforms, two empty boxes (36 meter long, 3 meter wide and 2,5 meter high) create Read more [...]
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Pentagon Memorial by KBAS Studio

KBAS Studio worked closely with the familiars of the victims to project the Pentagon Memorial, inaugurated september 11, seven years after 9/11. The Pentagon Memorial is a place like no other that provokes thought yet does not prescribe what to think or how to feel. 184 Memorial Units are uniquely placed along age lines marking a birth-year. Each unit demarcates a special place dedicated to each individual with their name engraved at the end of the cantilever, hovering above a pool of water Read more [...]
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Private Pool by Heri&Salli

The main goal for Heri&Salli was to create and continue a kind of landscape character that includes different functions and tasks. The six stripes line up on each other and take over different functions around the swimming pool like seats or couch surfaces or tables or a roof that offers view-protection to the neighbours. A fragmentary strip as a ramp has the task of leading to the lawn. Photos by Paul Ott Via Judit Bellostes Read more [...]
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Rural Route by Ronald Hernandez, Marcelo Valdes & Osvaldo Veliz

Ronald Hernandez, Marcelo Valdes & Osvaldo Veliz, all three architects students in the University of Talca, Chile, projected and builded seven wooden modules placed in an old rural route. The seven modules are used as information points and, specially, as places to rest. Via designboom Read more [...]
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Microcostas by Vicente Guallart

Microcostas, designed by spanish architect Vicente Guallart, is a series of man made islands located in Vinarós, Spain. These geometric wood islands allow people to experience a part of the coast that usually would not be accessible due to its rough surfaces, therefore extending the coastline. The islands allow users to sunbathe, read and relax. Via Judit Bellostes Read more [...]
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