Articles tagged Park

Lighting

This pinecone sunflower casts a beautiful shade by day and shines at night

INCHEON – With Solar Pine, HG-Architecture re-examines technology’s role in the new natural world.

The roof extends back and folds to ground level to become spectator stands.
Sport

Saucier + Perrotte and HCMA sculpt stadium for Montreal park

MONTREAL – Two Canadian firms collaborate on a football stadium for a quarry-cum-nature-reserve in Montreal.

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The building is a tailored space for the management of beehives and sharing of knowledge about the park's wildlife.
Installation

Frank Marcus makes a pavilion for bees within a public park

NIJMEGEN – Dutch architect and local beekeeper Frank Marcus' sinuous structure for bees blends into a park's ecological surroundings.

Students from ISDA designed a small interactive infrastructure called the Urban SPA.
Installation

ISAD students revamp an abandoned fountain into a Mexican urban spa

CHIHUAHA – A small infrastructure in a city park is revitalised into an active space for the public to enjoy.

A timber-built, horizontal and openwork canopy over the pathway symbolises the ‘gateway’ of the recreational park.
Culture

Nizio Design International educates with nature and architecture

JANÓW LUBELSKI – Already the home to several tourist attractions, the town of Janów Lubelski recently inaugurated its newest addition: an interactive scientific and recreational centre.

The architects have encased an historical foundation in concrete and weathering steel.
Installation

Public Park in De Panne by OMGEVING

DE PANNE – Though it fell into disrepair, an early-20th-century Eclectic villa that sat on the property represented an important moment in the town’s architectural heritage.

StreetDome grows from the surrounding skate park, sheltering facilities for skateboarding, climbing, and basketball.
Sport

StreetDome by CEBRA and Glifberg+Lykke

HADERSLEV – According to the architects, ‘StreetDome’s overall ambition is to set new standards for unorganised sports in urban areas.’

The project fills a previously undeveloped plot in the dense residential neighbourhood of Galtzaraborda.
Urban Design

Urban Link by VAUMM

ERRENTERIA – Spanish architects VAUMM completed a multipurpose structure to address connectivity and accessibility problems in Errenteria.

The pavilion accommodates much-needed facilities in Edmonton’s popular Borden Park.
Installation

Borden Pavilion by gh3

EDMONTON – The newest addition to Edmonton’s beloved Borden Park adds much-needed facilities while blending into its surroundings.

‘Our response to the area was to try and create a dialogue between the historical mining landscape and the contemporary urban culture that surrounds Skateboarding.’ 42 Architects Photo by 42 Architects
42 Architects

Hyttgårdsparken by 42 Architects

FALUN – 42 Architects have recently completed a Skateboarding Park in Falun, Sweden, that attempts to connect the city’s modern activities with its rich history.

Hidden in the deep concrete roof structure are hollow, bright yellow openings for light and circulation.
Colour

Webb Chapel Picnic Pavilion by Cooper Joseph Studio

TEXAS – Nestled in a public park, a concrete shelter’s massive yellow voids fill both functional and playful purposes.

A 13,500-sq-m play corridor is sure to entice fun-seekers of all sizes.
Architecture

Blaxland Riverside Park by JMDdesign

SYDNEY – While it’s common to see a children’s playground with bright colours and geometric forms, it’s a surprise to see one as designed as the Blaxland Riverside Park in Sydney, Australia.