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SO-IL and West 8 Design Artpark for New York’s Niagara Gorge

May 22, 2019 Eric Baldwin 0

Design practices SO-IL and West 8 have won a competition to redesign a 37-acre cultural hub along New York’s Niagara Gorge. The project will include a renovated main stage and an outdoor ampitheatre, as well as a series of pathways, galleries and viewing stations integrated into the canyon. The teams are tasked with the development of a strategy to revitalize the Artpark grounds, while improving connectivity, facilities and programs.

Gustafson Porter + Bowman reveals Eiffel Tower parks redesign

May 22, 2019 India Block 0
OnE Line by Gustafson Porter + Bowman

British landscape architecture studio Gustafson Porter + Bowman are redesigning the approaches to the Eiffel Tower in Paris ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. The London studio won the competition for the Site Tour Eiffel project, beating entries from Amanda Levete, Carlo Ratti and Junya Ishigami. Gustafson Porter + Bowman’s redesign aims to address crowding

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2019 Oslo Architecture Triennale Announces the Programme for ‘Enough: The Architecture of Degrowth’

May 22, 2019 Diego Hernández 0

Around the world campaigners, cities, and governments are declaring a state of emergency in response to accelerating global warming. Meanwhile systemic inequality continues to entrench deep divides between those who have far too little, and those who have far too much. In this unprecedented moment, an urgent question is cast into relief: how should architecture respond to a time of climate emergency and social division?

French Open tennis stadium by Marc Mimram has greenhouses built into all its stands

May 22, 2019 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Court Simonne Mathieu at Roland Garos, the home of the French Open, by Marc Mimram Architecture & Associés

Marc Mimram Architecture & Associés has incorporated greenhouses into all four of the stands of the Court Simonne Mathieu at Roland Garros, home of the French Open. Named after former French tennis player Simonne Mathieu, the 5,000-seat stadium officially opened this week for the start of the French Open. It is now the third show

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