Category Archives: Parks and open space

Copenhagen Zoo, BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, Schønherr Landscape Architects and MOE have collaborated on a new yin and yang-shaped Panda House that resembles the Panda’s natural habitat and creates a peaceful environment for one of the world’s rarest mammals.  The new … Continue reading

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Tiny library gets tons of attention

This tiny timber library was one of the 10 winners of the 2017 Ontario Association of Architects Awards, announced last week.  Located in Newmarket, Ontario, this is Story Pod by Atelier Kastelic Buffey Inc.  This 2.4-meter wide pod is a … Continue reading

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Love you Sound Transit, but please do these things

Sound Transit does many things really well, so consider this criticism from a friend. On-time-or-better completion? Check. Beating budgets? Check. Creating the new backbones of the region? Nice stations? Check and check. But a few very fixable things would make … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Riverwalk is complete!

CHICAGO – The final phase of the Chicago Riverwalk officially opened to the public on October 31.  It was designed by Ross Barney Architects in collaboration with landscape architects Sasaki Associates.  Once an industrial space in disuse, the Chicago Riverwalk, … Continue reading

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PARK(ING) DAY PLUS+ starts today!

PARK(ing) Day Plus+ has expanded to two days and 50 parks!  What is there to see? Which projects you’ll visit? Check out the full project list and map below to see where the pop-up parks are in your neighborhood. Friday, September 16 and Saturday, September 17 … Continue reading

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