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      The new naturists: cities go greener

      Peter Smisek

      18.06.2018

      Urban greening projects are breathing new life into global cities by opening up public access to previously underused civic spaces.

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      São Paulo: Entwerfen in einer Stadt der Gegensätze (Teil ...

      MODULØR

      24.05.2017

      (Article available in German only) Die Architektur in São Paulo befindet sich in einem komplexen Spannungsfeld, welches durch das exponentielle Wachstum und das enorme Tempo seiner ständigen Verwandlung geprägt ist. Das daraus resultierende

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      Brasília: Eine Stadt in Bewegung (Teil II)

      MODULØR

      16.05.2017

      (Article available in German only) Das öffentliche Leben in Brasília ist trotz des urbanen Reissbrettcharakters bunt. Es gibt erstmalig eine Brasília-Generation. Menschen die in der neuen, auf Piloten gebauten Stadt geboren wurden, sich mit ihr

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      Designing Detroit: How Motown rediscovered its Mojo

      Shonquis Moreno

      17.05.2016

      Long the poster boy for industrial collapse and urban decay, Detroit is back on its feet, using design as one of the main drivers of its new self-imagining.

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      Creating an Urban Splash

      Dominic Lutyens

      29.07.2014

      Architects of urban projects are increasingly in thrall to water, believing it benefits them in a number of ways — from the aesthetic to the psychological. In one sense, when reflected in water, buildings look larger and more imposing. Yet

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      Field of Dreams: greening the urban landscape

      Dominic Lutyens

      16.08.2013

      Increased urban congestion. Climate change and sustainability. Urban regeneration. The reasons for the burgeoning movement in highly considered, integrated green spaces in towns and cities around the globe are as manifold as the forms they take.

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      Points in Space: (Contemporary) exercises in inscribing the ...

      Valentina Ciuffi

      04.06.2013

      Small works of architecture – from Canada, US and Mexico, to Norway, Chile and Sicily – are appearing across the planet on the basis of new design practices and attitudes. Journalist Valentina Ciuffi explores.

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      Park life: the evolving approach to designing urban public ...

      Alyn Griffiths

      10.05.2012

      It could be argued that the pinnacle of urban landscape architecture was reached in seventeenth century France and the French formal gardens or in Britain's philantrophic Victorian public parks in the ninenteenth century. Contemporary urban

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      A Railroad Runs Through It

      David Sokol

      28.05.2010

      When Manhattan's High Line – a disused section of freight railtrack turned magical stretch of urban park – opened in 2009, New Yorkers took to the sky. But the innovative conversion of the former train corridor by James Corner Field Operations

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