Gallery: Sunken Fort Werk Aan’t Spoel to be Transformed into Gradated P...

Fort Wek aan’t Spoel in Holland used to protect the municipality of Culemborg from military advances back in 1794, but has since become a disused blip of historic landscape architecture. The fort functioned in a unique way, rather than high walls keeping the enemy out, the landscape was intentionally flooded to divert invaders. Rietveld Landscape and Atelier de Lyon have seen the potential in the sculpted landscape, and have created a design that transforms the disused land into a public park setting.

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