Award Editions Frontend Portlet
Utrecht (Netherlands), 2020
Restoration of Catharijnesingel removes vehicular traffic and brigns back water to rewild a new public space for the city and make it accessible for cyclists and pedestrians.
Developer: Gemeente Utrecht
Authors: OKRA Landschapsarchitecten
Brussels (Belgium), 2021
Flow, designed and built with the participation of fifty young people, is the first open-air swimming pool to be constructed in Brussels in forty years.
Developer: POOL IS COOL
Authors: Jozef Wouters, Pool is cool
Lund (Sweden), 2021
Lund Cathedral decided to use its properties to develop a public space that would be an alternative to the logic of rapid urbanisation in its surroundings.
Developer: Lunds Domkyrka (Lund Cathedral)
Authors: Price & Myers, Brendeland & Kristoffersen Architects
Riga (Latvia), 2021
A grassroots initiative for recovering an abandoned site becomes a new system, a model of public space that combines productive logics and non-domesticated nature as a new community space.
Developer: Artilērijas dārzi
Authors: Artilērijas dārzi
Toulouse (France), 2020
The removal of an open-air carpark becomes an occasion to restore eminence to place Saint-Sernin, Toulouse, by bringing back trees as the predominant feature of the vertical condition of the public space and establishing an area that can accommodate a range of public uses.
Developer: Toulouse Métropole
Authors: BAU (Joan Busquets, Pieter-Jan Versluys), MDP (Michel Desvigne), LEA, EGIS
Baden (Switzerland), 2021
Two natural springs are turned into facilities for recovering a thermal baths area as public space in the city.
Developer: Stadt Baden, Ortsbürgergemeinde, Gemeinde Ennetbaden
Authors: Bagni Popolari Association
Brussels (Belgium), 2020
This restoration of the maritime station reopens it to the public with a series of wooden pavilions and multiuse spaces organised as an interior city.
Authors: Jan de Moffarts, OMGEVING, Sweco | Boydens engineering, NEY & Partners, Bureau Bouwtechniek, Neutelings Riedijk Architects
Bucharest (Romania), 2019
This project is a support facility for homeless people, with mechanisms that will avoid segregation by negotiationg between the street and the space of reception and shelter.
Developer: Ordinul Arhitectilor din Romania
Authors: Atelier Ad Hoc Arhitectura
Esplugues de Llobregat (Spain), 2018
The new cycling and pedestrian connection, together with a landscape project, rewild the space around infrastructure and, eliminating a barrier that has been present for the last 60 years, equip a new space for meeting and association.
Developer: AMB (Area Metropolitana de Barcelona)
Girona (Spain), 2021
A series of projects and initiatives recover, develop, and manage Girona’s neglected peri-urban spaces, to transform them into green infrastructure.
Developer: Ajuntament de Girona
Authors: Martí Franch Batllori
Ljubljana (Slovenia), 2021
This project, a model for the temporary reuse of an abandoned site of 4,000m², becomes an urban laboratory for coexistence with nature.
Developer: PiNA - Kulturno izobraževalno društvo, Ministrstvo za pravosodje
Authors: Prostorož, Trajna, Društvo za permakulturo Slovenije, Agrodivizija, Abandoned Plants Sanctuary, Rok Oblak, John Buscarino
Ljubljana (Slovenia), 2021
A small urban kiosk, designed by Jože Plečnik is recovered as an appealing space and stimulus for self-organised public programmes, thus demonstrating the power of good architecture and design when bringing together cultural initiatives around them, and becoming part of the collective imaginary
Developer: Outsider Magazine
Authors: Outsider Magazine (Nina & Matevz Granda)
Lodz (Poland), 2021
This project recovers space resulting from the demolition of disused elements of an industrial site in order to favour refurbishment of others of great architectural value.
Developer: ECHO Investment
Authors: Medusa Group
London (United Kingdom), 2018
This project reflects the challenges and opportunities of public space by integrating programmatic and landscaping needs, as well as showing an ability to serve the social diversity of the place.
Developer: Croydon Gateway Limited Partnership
Authors: muf architecture/art, J & L Gibbons
Lviv (Ukraine), 2021
The restoration of this square has produced both a space for memory and an everyday meeting place.
Developer: Department of Historic Environment Protection of Lviv City Council
Authors: Urban Ideas / RUTHENIA
Olot (Spain), 2021
This project brings new life to the urban fabric by means of an intervention that creates a civic space of a playful nature, with a touch of theatre.
Developer: Ajuntament d'Olot, L'Artiga Coop, Escola d'Art d'Olot
Authors: unparelld'arquitectes (Eduard Callís, Guillem Moliner)
Paris (France), 2019
The new area shows the potential of any quality public space project for providing a meeting place by constructing a new urban landscape.
Authors: ChartierDalix, D&H Paysages
Paris (France), 2021
A new park in a neighbourhood that has grown around an old railway station platform brings new life to the public sphere through an exemplary deployment of several ecosystems, use of water, and a range of facilities for activities and sports.
Developer: Direction des Espaces Verts et de l'Environnement de la Ville de Paris
Authors: Osty et associés
Rybnik (Poland), 2019
This space, which activates and gives visibility to the surrounding community, which mostly consists of single-family homes, provides support for many activities, and also equips a zone that is eligible for community takeover.
Developer: Urząd Miasta Rybnik
Authors: Marlena Wolnik - MWArchitekci
Sallent de Llobregat (Spain), 2020
Rewilding an industrial zone in Sallent recovers the river and its relationship with the town.
Developer: Ajuntament de Sallent de Llobregat
Authors: Sergio Sangalli Borrego, Roser Garcia Llidó, Eduard, Álvaro Alcázar Del Águila
Shkodër (Albania), 2020
This project restores for pedestrians the waterfront of Lake Shkodra, in the first phase of an ambitious plan for rewilding and encouraging new appreciation of this lakeshore area
Developer: Fondi Shqiptar i Zhvillimit
Authors: Casanova + Hernandez Architects
Tallinn (Estonia), 2021
The project of recovery of a space between factories as a new covered passageway for breathing new life into an abandoned industrial zone includes interior vegetation to achieve an urban microclimate that welcomes citizens.
Developer: Fausto Capital
Authors: Kino Maastikuarhitektid
Tilburg (Netherlands), 2019
A new urban park resulting from interaction between the community of Tilburg and a multidisciplinary team becomes an example of civic participation in defining a large-scale public space.
Developer: Spoorpark Foundation including the nine citizens' initiators, Municipality of Tilburg
Authors: KruitKok Landschapsarchitecten, Blom&Moors , Timmermans Architecture
Warsaw (Poland), 2021
This project allows more than 500 small businesspeople of over 20 nationalities to consolidate their activity and avert their disappearance, by means of a design that enhances spatial organisation and strengthens the area’s character as a marketplace.
Developer: Spolka Nasz Rynek
Authors: Aleksandra Wasilkowska
Zurich (Switzerland), 2021
This transformation of an industrial area into a residential complex constructs a network of passages and interior gardens that extend the biodiversity of the zone and reduce the impact of urban heat.
Developer: Leutschenbach AG, Nyffenegger Immobilien AG
Authors: mavo Landschaften