in Örebro, Sweden. Their design, the Örnsro Trästad - Swedish for “Timber Town” - focuses on the organic integration of new urban development with nature, spotlighting sustainability in both construction and urban planning.
PLACEMAKING: “Every Mayor’s Dream” - using the arts to develop an area where people want to live, work and congregate. The key is to treat the ARTS AS AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THE CITY’S IDENTITY. (backers include National Governors Association (www.nga.org) and many others)
Called Lotus, this floating architecture is at once a space for growing veggies, dining, and socializing within urban environments. The structure utilizes a vertical design to house its various hydroponic and greenhouse stations. Inside and out, visitors and diners can enjoy waterside views and watch and learn more about there food growing as they dine.
designcityla: fabriciomora: GEHL METHODOLOGY Seems so simple, but there is such a difference in this approach than to what normally happens…. At least here, in the US. We start with the car, and with the 10% of effort left after that, we deal with the building. We have no room for life and space in our process…..
Agias Sofias Competition / OFFICETWENTYFIVEARCHITECTS in collaboration with VANDOROS ALEXIOS, participated at this years biggest Greek Architectural Competition of Ideas for the project “Regeneration – Promotion of the Agias Sofias - Acheiropoeitos axis, of the Municipality of Thessaloniki”. -Architectural study: OFFICETWENTYFIVEARCHITECTS, VANDOROS ALEXIOS -Traffic impact study: Oikonomou Alexandros -Landscape architectural study: Mantsiou Antigoni, Chatzigiannaki Zoe