An architectural collage of cultural identity. Superkilen is a half a mile long urban space wedging through Nørrebro, one of the most ethnically diverse and socially challenged neighborhoods in Copenhagen: the architectural competition asked for an urban park to address the underlying social issues of Nørrebro.
QUILOTOA CRATER BELVEDERE | Turquoise waters, a breathtaking walk into the void: Jorge Andrade Benítez, Javier Mera Luna and Daniel Moreno Flores designed the Quilotoa Crater Overlook.
Anacostai Crossing: outdoor programmed spaces and active zones that will provide an engaging place. The project aims to be an economic engine and a new lung of the city.
urban design & landscape architecture: An interactive public space, flexible in use, that changes throughout the day and from season to season.
A polluted and unusable land becomes the site for a garden-like creative community, where ready-to-be-disposed-of houseboats have become sustainable ateliers.
It’s not unusual to find, especially in poor districts and in developing cities, modern architectures that clash with the surroundings. But in this case, it is the context that strikes you.
A public walkway links and revives marginalised, but surprisingly beautiful sections of foreshore. “We move on from nostalgic visions of place-making and embrace interstitial spaces with relish”. Abundant birdlife and the silky surface of the river can be closely inspected as one walks the gentle arc which links an existing school, playground, major entrainment centre and rowing club. Punctuating the arc are two carefully crafted pavilions which offer shelter, seating and a location to pause and consider the water plane and sky.
In Berlin, a light installation to commemorate the tearing down of the wall which separated the city.
An enclosed space is turned into a Lullaby Factory by Stodio Weave, London.
Open air museum in the main square of the “Borgo Berga” housing development. A “city in the city” in Vicenza