Gallery: 6 Awesome Parks Made From Rehabilitated Urban Structures

 
Wunderland Kalkar in Germay
If you're looking for a bit more excitement in your park, check out the Wunderland Kalkar in Germany - an abandoned nuclear plant that has been transformed into an amusement park. The plant was never actually in operation, so have no fear of radiation - but rather than tearing it down, they transformed it into a park that draws hundreds of thousands of people every year.

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  1. Amaraaa April 18, 2012 at 1:34 pm

    I am actually studying architecture in Korea right now and almost all of my profs said Cheonggyecheon stream project is not successful (critical).
    They had to restore and renovate the ruin of historical building and bridges, Unfortunately lack of construction time (presidential election Lee Myung-bak)its all gone.

  2. gavinhudson September 30, 2011 at 7:41 pm

    Thanks for covering the Cheonggyecheon and the topic in general. Cheonggyecheon stream is one of my favorite sections of Seoul. It’s so nice to get some respite from the hustle of the city along this beautiful stream.

  3. kenji July 21, 2011 at 3:14 pm

    Gasworks park in Seattle, WA is pretty nifty also.

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