currents

  • The third and final section of the Highline in New York City, the Rail Yards is now open to the public. Design: James Corner Field Operations with Diller Scofidio+renfro and Piet Oudolf. Photo: Chris Tramutola

    Highline: The Rail Yards now open

    The Rail Yards, the third and final section of the Highline in New York City by James Corner Field Operations, differentiate itself from the previous sections in not only design but also in playfulness, ties to it’s history, and views.

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  • In the Danish Pavilion visitors are invited to sense, wonder, be curious and reflect. Photo: Jens Lindhe

    Empowerment of Aesthetics

    The Danish landscape architect Stig L. Andersson, awardee of the first European Landscape award presented by Topos, curated the Danish Pavilion at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice.

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  • Impressions of the new Ethiopian parliament building; courtesy of Treurniet Architectuur and Michiel Clercx Architectuur

    New Parliament for Ethiopia

    Following an international design competition, the Ethiopian government has recently commissioned a Dutch/Ethiopian consortium with the design of the new Ethiopian parliament, its open spaces and the surrounding landscape.

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projects

  • Stoss, design and planning studio, + SHoP Architect’s proposal connects the city and its river through an alternating pattern of “grid-green” development. (Photo:Stoss)

    New Dallas City Design

    Dallas CityDesign announced Stoss + SHoP’s proposal Hyper Density Hyper Landscape winning team of the Connected City Design Challenge. The proposal connects the city and its river through an alternating pattern of “grid-green” development.

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  • Photo: Fehmarn AS

    The Fehmarn Belt Tunnel

    The Fehmarn Belt tunnel, which will carry motorists and rail passengers under the Fehmarn Belt between Rødbyhavn in Denmark and Puttgarden in Germany from 2021 onward will be more than a infrastructure project.

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reviews

Competitions

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Competition in Vaasa, Finland

Mandaworks of Stockholm, in collaboration with Hosper Sweden, has recently been awarded first prize in the international competition for a new mixed-use urban development on the former horse race track Vaasan Raviradan in Vaasa, Finland.

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Events