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It was important for architects to preserve the identity of the historical place when working with the small square near the walls of the Kremlin in Kolomna (a small Russian town located three hours of Moscow). That is why a clinker brick imitating the brick from the Kremlin wall is used in the paving. The shape of wooden lamps for the landscape li...
Project name
The Shimmering Square near the Kremlin walls, A fresh look at the Russian identity
Architecture firm
Basis architectural bureau
Location
Kolomna (Moscow Region), Russia
Photography
Basis architectural bureau
The architects aimed to create a modern eco-park for communication between visitors of different ages. The new pedestrian route lays along the river, connecting the Istra railway station with the New Jerusalem Monastery and passing through the picturesque points of the park. The new path should replace the existing one and move pedestrian flows to...
Project name
Ecological approach to modern park design. Central Park in Istra, Moscow Region
Architecture firm
Basis architectural bureau
Location
Istra, Moscow Region, Russia
Photography
Dmitry Chebanenko
Beginning in 2015, Land Morphology led the development of a strategic master plan for Leach Botanical Garden, a 16-acre garden for the City of Portland Parks & Recreation. Located in southeast Portland, the multi phase Master Plan project will fundamentally transform the botanical garden. Before the 1800s, native people hunted, fished, and camped a...
Project name
Leach Botanical Garden
Landscape Architecture
Land Morphology
Location
Portland, Oregon, USA
Photography
Land Morphology
Situated along the banks of Shoal Creek in Downtown Austin, Pease Park is the city’s oldest public park and one of its most loved. In 2014, the City of Austin adopted the Pease Park Vision Plan developed by prime consultant Wallace, Roberts & Todd and Clayton Korte to guide future use and care of the 84-acre park.
Project name
Kingsbury Commons at Pease Park
Architecture firm
Clayton Korte
Location
Austin, Texas, USA
Photography
Casey Dunn, Brittany Dawn, Adam Barbe, Ashley Nava
In the city of Nanchang, within the Yangtze River flood plain in east-central China, Turenscape transformed a badly abused 126-acre landscape into a dreamlike floating forest that regulates stormwater, provides habitat for wildlife, offers an array of recreational opportunities, and gives local residents a new way to connect with nature.
Project name
A Floating Forest: Fish Tail Park in Nanchang City
Architecture firm
Turenscape
Location
Nanchang, China
Photography
Turenscape
In mid-February, a new creative space "Atelier" was opened in the House of Culture "GES-2" in Moscow, Russia. The authors of the project were Ekaterina Poruchik, the curator, Olga Rokal, the teacher and co-founder of the architectural studio UTRO, and Svetlana Shuvaeva, the artist.
Project name
Atelier at GES-2: a magical forest and grandpa's childhood garage
Architecture firm
UTRO Studio
Location
Moscow, Russia
Photography
Anastasia Soboleva
The objective was to make the place more welcoming by providing a range of pedestrian facilities while emphasizing the identity of a historical neighborhood. As a result, the 1,8-kilometre-long riverfront area was transformed into a major attraction for people of all ages and walks of life. The panoramic view of the river and the iconic Kotelniches...
Project name
Kosmodamianskaya Embankment Reconstruction
Architecture firm
Bureau A4
Location
Kosmodamianskaya Naberezhnaya, Moscow, Russia
Photography
Nikita Subbotin
The Metropolia residential development is a large-scale project by MR Group. A team from the architectural studio UTRO was invited to develop the concept for the landscaping of the project. The main task was to fill the area with natural elements and create a special space for children with art objects designed by Maria Somik, a Moscow artist.
Project name
Metropolia Residence
Architecture firm
UTRO Studio
Location
Moscow, Russia
Photography
Daniil Annenkov