BIG's decision to design the public realm first deviates from the norm, which usually starts with developing private residences and then activating the remaining landscape after residents have settled in.
Winner of a design competition, the Shenzhen cultural center consists of four top-heavy volumes each clad in a reflective, red-tinted facade. A series of sheltered public spaces, which were created from
We first reported on the Burrows Street Pocket Park last October when work was about to begin - and now that it's complete we have to say that we're impressed with the results! The park is the result of
Here at Inhabitat we often focus on specific buildings - but the urban fabric that connects people and places is equally important. Well thought-out public spaces can create a sense of community, raise
No one wants a landfill in their backyard, but the alternative - trucking garbage to other states - is an obvious drain on funds, fuel and energy. Present Architecture recently proposed a plan that they
The renovation process included installing extra cinema screens, an outdoor 750 seat amphitheater, additional storage vaults for the institute's extensive film archive and a Latin American cinema museum.
Located along the edge of the Moskva River, the renovated embankment is linked with nearby Gorky Park and an existing six mile long pedestrian and cycle path. Starting at the Krymskaya bridge, Muzeon Park
This project was built in connection with the walkabout project (Breddelangs), which is a local initiative organized to bring awareness to the Lahelle river area. The green park surrounding the pavilion
San Francisco, CA -- Interstice Architects go big every Park(ing) Day - and this year's park was no disappointment! The Park-a-licious Public Bubble is a huge inflatable structure filled with balloons and
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Today is Park(ing) Day and we're on the hunt for the coolest pop-up parks reclaiming parking spaces around the world! Park(ing) Day is a chance to take back the
We're still about 4 years away from the completion of the Transbay Transit Center, a 1.5 million-square-foot facility that will serve as the terminus for this high speed rail line in California. Stretched
One of South Africa's most celebrated architecture studios has designed a High Line Park for Cape Town. Winning the Re-Imagine Cape Town design competition with this bold proposal, Tsai Design envisions
Park(ing) Day began in San Francisco in 2005 when Rebar Studio converted a single parking space into a pop-up park. The idea is that as long as you feed the meter, the space is yours to use as you please.