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Tag: Adaptive re-use

Seoul’s Cheonggyecheon stream, designed by SeoAhn Total Landscape.
Review | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 5 Jun 2017

Restoring calm: Seoul’s Cheonggyecheon stream

Opened in 2005, the Cheonggyecheon Stream Restoration Project “daylighted” a neglected watercourse in the centre of Seoul that was previously covered over by an elevated highway, and prior to that, was basically an open sewer.

Dutch studio MVRDV has converted a former overpass into a plant-covered walkway in Seoul, South Korea.
Review | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 30 May 2017

Going around in circles: Seoullo 7017

MVRDV has converted a former overpass into a plant-covered walkway in Seoul, South Korea. Landscape Australia editor Ricky Ray Ricardo visited the project and penned this postcard.

URBN DRY DOCK NO. 1, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2009). As part of a former Navy yard revitalisation, DIRT Studio expanded retailer Urban Outfitters' Philadelphia campus around a submerged historic dry dock to create public parks and promenades.
Review | Jillian Walliss | 12 Dec 2016

Postcard: The Navy Yard, Philadelphia

Jillian Walliss visits Philadelphia’s 1,200-acre urban development that is committed to smart energy innovation and sustainability.

The underground tunnels provide access to Balls Head Reserve.
Review | Joshua Zeunert | 3 May 2016

The Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability

A once inaccessible Sydney site is repurposed by Hassell as an environmentally sensitive community space.

Public seating elements made of crates along the north wharf promenade edge. Fine grain granite sets blur the boundary between private and public space.
Places | 2 May 2016

Jellicoe Street, North Wharf Promenade and Silo Park

Jellicoe Street, North Wharf Promenade and Silo Park (Auckland) by Taylor Cullity Lethlean with Wraight + Associates.