All posts tagged: public space

dream project: akee brygge waterfront promenade by LINK Landskap

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landscape architecture / scandinavian design

all images via landezine| photos © Tomasz Majewski i just realized my last dream project was posted back in 2013… it is about time to continue the dream project series! part of a multi-stage redevelopment along the post-industrial waterfront in oslo, norway, Link Landskap has transformed the former shipyard into a vibrant urban neighbourhood and re-connect oslo to its forgotten waterfront with spectacular view. the simple layout of promenade with cheerful street furniture (the bright orange color is inspired by […]

sunday mix : above and under the boston sky

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architecture

today’s sunday mix actually only have one single subject which is about my recent day trip to harvard design school. i managed to stop by couple must-see places before the day started… i thought i could go back to check out these places again during lunch break but of course, the day went crazy busy and the next thing i know i was on the way to airport to catch that delayed flight (ugh!) back to […]

le chemin qui marche lookout by IBI group

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landscape architecture

all images via domus.it | photo: Alexis Nollet like the highline in new york, le chemin-qui-marche ( translate: ‘path that walks‘ ) lookout is a express of its industrial past and a representation of the history on site. with the reurbanization next to the project site, this elevated boardwalk ( think of green roof installed over existing concrete slab ) not only offers stunning panoramic views to the river, it reintroduces the sustainable practice ( native plants […]

selected projects by robin winogrond landschaftsarchitekten

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landscape architecture

[all images courtesy of robin winogrond Landschaftsarchitekten ] today we’re going outdoor! via landezine i’m introduced to the zurich-based landscape architecture office robin winogrond Landschaftsarchitekten. how could you not obsess about that subtle compound geometry? the design is so minimal, elegant, and i will say timeless since this project was completed back in 2004 (and it still looks so fresh!). i decided to share this project again on michitecture, with some other selected projects from their office as […]

place de la république by TVK

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architecture / landscape architecture

[image © TVK architectes urbanistes] while browsing JML (water feature design)’s portfolio for the precedent images at work, i realized they’re also the consultant behind the beautiful reflecting pool design at the recent renovated place de la république in paris. and that reminds me i still have this draft in the queue… so, monday, today is the day to share. led by architects TVK, the big decision is to eliminate the traffic circle and bring back […]

here comes HE

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[all photos credit: Alberto Sinigaglia ] design a temporary summer pavilion at PS1 has became one of the most anticipated annual events among the young architects. besides the winning proposal will be realized on site (oppose to many other design competitions that only left us fancy renderings to imagine), when it comes to music, architecture, and exhibition programs all together — you know it is guaranteed to be a unique experience for music fans, artists, and anyone […]

martin luther king jr. gateway and heritage markers by 2.ink studio

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[all images courtesy of2.ink studio] two weeks ago i spotted this project via landezine. since corten steel is one of my favorite materials, i know i have to share it again here on michitecture :) designed and led by portland-based 2.ink studio, MLK jr. gateway not only provides iconic landmark for the diverse communities but also is an outcome of close collaboration between design team and the communities.

cast glass shelter

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recently john participated a idea competition host by innosite.dk. the contest of “TRANSPARENT SHELTER” is aimed to spotlight the medium of glass and the interplay between design and craftsmanship. solutions should be innovative and the construction should consist almost entirely of glass. also the proposal must be based on a specific site in holbæk, denmark. since the competition is closed now and three winning ideas will be selected at the end of february, i invited john to share his proposal with […]