Category Archives: Urban Planning

Berranger And Vincent – Arsenic and Old Lace Homes for the Elderly

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And so it begins…

 

After five years of debate and discussion, the process for construction of the new Maggie Daley Park has begun.

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HKSARG and SMPG jointly planed to create a new boundary control point passenger at liantang / heung yuen wai in the north-eastern new territories of
hong kong and luohu in shenzhen to serve the cross-boundary goods vehicles and passengers traveling between HK and SZ east.

http://www.designboom.com/weblog/cat/30/view/20342/twisted-llnk-by-liantang-heung-yuen.html

Laurent Saint-Val Proposal

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Check out this amazing multi-use bridge proposal for Amsterdam!

Coming Home – America’s Veterans

Drawing on his experience in a wheelchair, Michael Graves designs the Army’s first fully accessible house for wounded vets and their families.

Metropol Parasol

Currently the world’s largest wooden structure (with the help of a few other structural materials) resides in beautiful Seville, Spain. The Metropol Parasol is a collaboration of fine art, design, architecture, landscape, and experience.

http://www.urbanghostsmedia.com/2011/07/seasteading-sustainable-solution-abandoned-offshore-platforms/

easteading – the concept of creating autonomous communities at sea – offers a sustainable solution to dealing with abandoned oil rigs and other redundant offshore platforms.  In theory, seasteads would be established beyond the territories claimed by national governments, and some would even be mobile.  As eccentric as it sounds, there’s a substantial movement to make this form of oceanic dwelling a reality by 2014.

Michigan Theater: Detroit’s Famous Renaissance-style Parking Garage

Built on the site of Henry Ford’s first automobile workshop, the Michigan Theater has ironically returned to the place from whence it came.