A shock-pink block party structure for communal gathering and an architectural-scale urban painting revive a vacant lot in Bell Park, Chicago.
Marsk Tower, a new sculptural landmark and lookout point in Southern Jutland, Denmark, has finally open to the public! Enjoy the panorama on the UNESCO World Heritage site of Wadden Sea National Park.
Desert X 2021: a wishing-well addressing access to potable water in Africa, a crafted maze exploring the desert as a cross-cultural border space, and an architectural installation questioning relativity and time between terrestrial land and outer space are among the best landscape art installations on show.
The BIODIVERCITY masterplan for Penang south islands aims to become a sustainable destination where cultural, ecological and economic growth is secured and where people and nature co-exist in one of the most biodiverse places on the planet.
THE WHALE museum and whale-watching facility by Dorte Mandrup Architects grows from the ground dissolving the lines between architecture and Norway’s Arctic wilderness while inviting to discover the fabled creatures through art, science and architecture.
Located on a slope overlooking the sea, House of The Sun concept-villa by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos was conceived as a threshold opening the door to infinite space.
Present and future encounter in MAD Architects’ masterplan for Shenzhen Bay Culture Park. The 51K sqm site comprises cultural and entertainment venues and green spaces dotted by buildings resembling monumental stones.
Bulgarian artist Christo has wrapped iconic monuments and islands, dotted valleys with pink and yellow umbrellas and built floating large installations with a mission: creating new ways of seeing familiar landscapes.
The Quzhou Sports Campus and public park by MAD Architects in China features a stadium, a pool and other buildings, all hidden in gentle green slopes.
Portes Bonheur – le Chemin de Carrières: RRA has trasformed a former railway in the French countryside into a green path featuring Corten gates and ribboning viewpoints.
Traversing the winding Randselva river, The Twist museum designed by Bjarke Ingels Group opens as an inhabitable bridge torqued at its center, forming a new journey and an architectural art piece.
One day seeing trees might be a rare show, like going to the stadium of watching pandas in a zoo. From here, Klaus Littmann’s FOR FOREST project aims to raise awareness on our future by planting a forest in a football stadium pitch in a small city in the southern Austrian state of Carinthia. But far right parties on an electoral campaign attacked the successful art project.
The new Jameel Arts Centre by Serie Architects is a cultural hub featuring a white cluster of galleries, 7 desert gardens and an open-air sculpture park overlooking Dubai creek.
A mountain lake soundscape bringing communities together, a sensible village embracing beech-tree forests, a tuffaceous village springing from abandoned quarries and a star-inspired theatre by a Sicilian sculptor-shepherd. We selected 4 poetic architectures and landscape projects on show at the Arcipelago Italia exhibition.
Zaryadye Park, Moscow’s first major new park in 50 years, features a “floating bridge” stretching over the city’s river and areas celebrating the natural landscapes and climates of Russia.
Hidemi Nishida’s Fragile chairs installation features seats emerging from Lake Poroto’s rippling surface in Hokkaido, Japan. The installation pays homage to the Ainu local tribe and blends traditional everyday landscapes with wider and silent natural outdoor environments.
Legacy-driven Deodoro Olympic Park by Vigliecca & Associados for Rio 2016 Olympics features a canoe slalom stadium built on irregular slopes, a wind-proof BMX circuits and a multitasking Youth Arena that can operate with only natural ventilation and illumination.
Belem Lima intersected black-cladded volumes for Alves de Sousa winery to respect the unique landscape of a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Northern Portugal.
Pixelated design by Snøhetta and The Metric System was selected for new notes by the Norway Central Bank and pays homage to Norwegian coastal landscapes.
Taylor Cullity Lethlean won the Landscape of the year Award at the World Architecture Festival with a garden that puzzles 100 forests of the world’s most endangered tree species.
Mont Saint Michel returns to its true island’s status: the new jetty and causeway by Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes blend into the landscape until disappearing and give the impression to walk on water during high tide.
“Not a single pine will be torn down”. NietoSobejano Arquitectos designed a new home for the Arvo Pärt Centre near Talinn. Inspired by the Estonian composer’s symphonies, the new cultural hub will dialogues respectfully with the surrounding landscape.
INNESTI/GRAFTING, the exhibition at Italian Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale interprets Rem Koolhas provocation about dealing with a globalized architecture by enhancing a national attitude to incorporate new architecture with the previous heritage. Curator Cino Zucchi set a botanical-oriented exhibition focused on Milan as a modernity lab, 2015 Expo and a review on the evolution of Italian landscape.
Taylor Cullity Lethlean designed the Australian Garden, a natural park and a botanic path that shows how water shapes the country’s landscape.