Review

INDUSTRIAL LANDSCAPES

My absolute favourite projects tend to be post-industrial or reclaimed landscapes. There’s something poetic about taking a former working landscape that has been forgotten, healing it and regenerating it for a second life. From a more informative standpoint, it’s also

INDUSTRIAL LANDSCAPES

My absolute favourite projects tend to be post-industrial or reclaimed landscapes. There’s something poetic about taking a former working landscape that has been forgotten, healing it and regenerating it for a second life. From a more informative standpoint, it’s also

RIVERBED

Olafur Eliasson’s Riverbed exhibition at Louisiana museum in Helsingor, Denmark is a fantastic spatial experience. The icelandic artist based his work on the site specifics of the museum and the close relation between the building and the landscape. The exhibition

RIVERBED

Olafur Eliasson’s Riverbed exhibition at Louisiana museum in Helsingor, Denmark is a fantastic spatial experience. The icelandic artist based his work on the site specifics of the museum and the close relation between the building and the landscape. The exhibition

PARK AM GLEISDREIECK …REVISITED

I was back in Berlin in April and revisited a favourite urban park, ‘Park Am Gleisdreieck’, and its second completed stage. See our post about the first. The newly completed section of park continues the simple, structured language of the

PARK AM GLEISDREIECK …REVISITED

I was back in Berlin in April and revisited a favourite urban park, ‘Park Am Gleisdreieck’, and its second completed stage. See our post about the first. The newly completed section of park continues the simple, structured language of the

MONA

I love art galleries. They are places where you have an immediate and quite random reaction to a piece of art and no matter the rationale or contradictory nature of your reaction, you can never be wrong. It was therefore

MONA

I love art galleries. They are places where you have an immediate and quite random reaction to a piece of art and no matter the rationale or contradictory nature of your reaction, you can never be wrong. It was therefore

SEA ORGAN

This might be my favourite landscape architecture project. On the seaside promenade in Zadar, Croatia, a simple set of seating steps descend unremarkably into the water. Beneath the steps, however, is concealed some inspired design and engineering. Here a series

SEA ORGAN

This might be my favourite landscape architecture project. On the seaside promenade in Zadar, Croatia, a simple set of seating steps descend unremarkably into the water. Beneath the steps, however, is concealed some inspired design and engineering. Here a series

PARK AM GLEISDREIECK

Berlin is poor, cool and dirty. Despite its momentous debt however, landscapes are still being built. These are often overtly iconic-civic places, as part of the capital’s ongoing symbolic nation-building (and apologising) exercise, but also spaces built because the state

PARK AM GLEISDREIECK

Berlin is poor, cool and dirty. Despite its momentous debt however, landscapes are still being built. These are often overtly iconic-civic places, as part of the capital’s ongoing symbolic nation-building (and apologising) exercise, but also spaces built because the state

OUT OF THE DUSK

Out of the Dusk is artist, Joanna Langford’s, delicate addition to Wellington’s harbour waterfront. Rising from the hefty stone plinth bases gracing the northern edge the Te Papa – Circa Theatre plaza, this series of glass encased tremulous Kafkaesque industrial

OUT OF THE DUSK

Out of the Dusk is artist, Joanna Langford’s, delicate addition to Wellington’s harbour waterfront. Rising from the hefty stone plinth bases gracing the northern edge the Te Papa – Circa Theatre plaza, this series of glass encased tremulous Kafkaesque industrial