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A Mother River Recovered–The Sanlihe Greenway / By Turenscape

December 19, 2011

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Qian'an, Hebei Province, ChinaTurenscapePost By:Kitticoon Poopong Image © Courtesy of Turenscape World Architecture Festival 2011 – Category Winner: LANDSCAPE The Qian'an Sanlihe Greenway is transformed from former garbage dump and sewage drainage. Continue Reading>> Advertisements

Shanghai Nanjing Road Pedestrian Kiosks / By Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects

October 13, 2011

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Huangpu, Shanghai, ChinaAtelier Liu Yuyang ArchitectsPost By:Kitticoon Poopong Photo © Courtesy of Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects The project is located in one of the earliest and most significant commercial strips of China’s modern history: Shanghai Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street.Continue Reading>>

The longest bench / By Studio Weave

September 28, 2011

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Littlehampton, West Sussex, United Kingdom Studio Weave Post By:Kitticoon Poopong Photo © Courtesy of Studio Weave–Off into the distance The longest bench in Britain was opened to the the public in Littlehampton, West Sussex on the 30th July 2010. The bench seats over 300 people along Littlehampton’s promenade, overlooking the town’s award-winning Blue Flag beach. […]

Kaohsiung Port Station Urban Design Winning Proposal : By Ager Group

August 11, 2011

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Kaohsiung, TaiwanAger GroupPost By:Kitticoon Poopong Image © Courtesy of Ager Group–Aerial view of the competition-winning Kaohsiung Port Station concept by AGER Group AGER Group’s Boston Studio won an Excellence Award winning first prize for the Kaohsiung Port Station Urban Design competition initiated by the Urban Development Bureau of the Kaohsiung City Government in Taiwan.Continue Reading>>

Urban Design Project for Izmit Shoreline : By Ervin Garip

May 18, 2011

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Izmit, Turkey Ervin GaripPost By:Kitticoon Poopon Image © Courtesy of Ervin Garip Ervin Garip shared his competition entry for the Urban Design Competition for the shoreline of Izmit, Turkey where he was awarded the first prize. For this competition, his main goal was to improve the daily social life by creating urban squares, seafront recreation, […]

Dubai’s Nakheel Tower will be the tallest building in the world

September 15, 2010

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Eco Factor: Sustainable skyscraper aims for LEED Platinum certification. Conceived by Woods Bagot Architects, the Nakheel Tower is all set to dwarf the Burj Khalifa by towering more than a kilometer in the sky by 2020. The mixed-use development will include a harbor, a cultural podium and residential districts in the heart of the New […]

‘We Are You’ looks toward biking for a greener Jönköping by 2050. Aditi Justa

September 15, 2010

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Eco Factor: Eco-friendly city where biking is one of the leading aspects. After the city of Jönköping was viewed as a Super Sustainable City by Swedish architecture firm Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture, here is another pioneering proposal for a sustainable future development coming from Swedish architects We Are You. The architects propose an urban development where biking is […]