Special Issue
topos meets urbanes.land
What does the future of urbanised territories of medium density look like? “Transforming Peripheries”, the new online magazine – a joint venture of urbanes.land and topos – strives to find answers to this question. It concentrates knowledge about urbanised territories and connects the realms of academics and practitioners across borders, sectors and regions.
Transforming Peripheries


  • Hello Denkmark!

    For the first time, the Danish Architecture Center (DAC) presents a Danish exhibition that uses everyday life as a way to understand architecture. Hello Denmark celebrates Danish architecture and design and explores what makes Denmark and Copenhagen popular around the world: a healthy and happy everyday life. Denmark is often highlighted in international contexts as […]

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  • World Oceans Day 2020

    Today is World Oceans Day: A day to remind everyone of the important role that the oceans play in our daily lives. They are the lungs of our planet and provide most of the oxygen we breathe. The UN World Oceans Day celebration this year will take place as a virtual event produced in partnership […]

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  • Pedal to the metal: World Bicycle Day 2020

    With mobility from a gender perspective and climate action in mind, and on the occasion of World Bicycle Day on June 3, Metropolis – the global network of major cities and metropolitan areas – is organising an online meeting with mobility experts to address mobility management and planning at the metropolitan level. In the current […]

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  • Nairobi’s fight against Corona

    According to statistics of the WHO, 45 African countries have been affected by Covid-19. Kenya is one of them. There are 234 confirmed cases and 11 deaths. However, the estimated number of unknown cases is probably much higher. Although public life in some urban areas has generally come to a halt, there is no countrywide […]

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  • Retail Apocalypse

    The exhibition “Retail Apocalypse” at ETH Zurich (CH) deals with the history of retail architecture and examines the architectural form as part of an economic reality.

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  • Recipients of the 2020 CSLA Awards of Excellence

    The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) announced the recipients of the Awards of Excellence. This year, 13 projects received a national award. These award-winning projects are preeminent examples of Canadian landscape architecture. Winners were selected by a national jury of landscape architects. A total of 68 submissions were received. Criteria applied by the jurors […]

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  • New coastline for East Dike by KCAP+FELIXX

    East Dike is located in Dapeng, a mountainous peninsula in the direct proximity of Hongkong and Shenzhen. In 2018, the typhoon Mangkhut damaged the coastline to various degrees. In 2019, KCAP+FELIXX has been selected to develop the plans, restore the coastline and raise protection standards. With the ‘Triple Dike strategy’, the team developed an integrated […]

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  • New Guabuliga Market

    The New Guabuliga Market is the latest design and implementation project that has been growing from the [applied] Foreign Affairs lab’s engagement with the community of Guabuliga in northern Ghana since 2011.

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  • A legacy that remains

    The Catalan architecture and landscape studio SCOB completed a remodeling project of the historic city center of Òdena, located near Barcelona. The project is based on a new structure that organizes and defines the public space according to criteria of simplicity and formal clarity.

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  • 24 Stops

    The IBA Basel project “24 Stops” inspired the artist Tobias Rehberger to create cross-border waymarkers between the Fondation Beyeler in Riehen (CH) and the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein (D). They inspire to see the border region between Germany and Switzerland in a new light.

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  • Successful Art – With a Twinkle in the Eye

    The creative use of space, objects and time is a hallmark of Christo, who passed away on May 31, 2020. Together with his partner Jean-Claude, he evolved the idea of wrapping objects, buildings, and landscapes, transforming them into an art form. Our author Wolfram Höfer, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture […]

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  • IFLA World Congress 2019: Common Ground

    This year’s IFLA World Congress 2019 was held in Oslo, Norway under the theme “Common Ground”. The participants from all over the world devoted themselves collectively to the functions of landscape architecture and reflected on these functions in light of current global developments.

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  • Access for All

    Until September 8, 2019, the exhibition “Access for All” in the Architekturmuseum München will focus on the social infrastructures of the city of São Paulo.

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