Park am Nordbahnhof

The “Park am Nordbahnhof“ is an essential compensatory measure to balance the man-made interventions in nature and landscape. Against this background, the urban near-natural park was developed under the concept of a large meadow at Nordbahnhof, in the city center of Berlin. The uniqueness of the park is a result of its location in the …

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The German Embassy in Cairo

A concept of open space brings together notions of representation and security. Two squares create focal points within a courtyard enclosed by a wall and surfaced for the most part with a uniform pavement. One of the squares creates a sense of welcoming and openness by virtue of a central green, jewel-shaped island and a …

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Burg State Horticultural Show 2018

Shaped by the textile and leather industries, the historical legacy of the former civic town of Burg can be seen in its generous parks (“Goethepark” and “Flickschupark”) and avenues. During the period from the beginning of the industrial Gründungszeit to the decline of the town’s various manufacturing plants, the river Ihle was little more than …

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Area around the town hall in Wedding

Of Gardens and Groves – the area around the town hall in Wedding Green and hard, it is a square with two different faces – the city in front, and the landscape to the rear. It represents a sensitive response to the scale-defining buildings within the square and around its edges. The proportions defined by …

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The Lenne promenade in Iserlohn-Letmathe

A city draws nearer to the Lenne – the Lenne promenade in Iserlohn-Letmathe A recoding of the city. Two new urban hubs are installed at decisive sites in Letmathe city-centre – the small district park in Fingerhutsmühle and the city square at Hagenerstraße. They serve as points of intersection for urban networks and as gates …

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Packhof Federal Horticulture Show 2015

Gardens of provenance In the centre of the “Packhof” terrain grassy land rises into a gentle hill. On closer inspection, the hill reveals itself to the visitor to be an open field of gardens, whereupon an orthogonal grid of sand from the Mark region emerges out of its surface. Varying levels of height and various …

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