Architecture

Waiting for the River / Observatorium

In anticipation of the flood of the River Emscher, the group Observatorium, It has built a long 125 meters, which functions as a bridge and at the same time as a village. "Waiting for the River" anticipates the re-naturalization of the river over the next decade. The spaces, which include a hostel, a bathroom and outdoor areas for dining, are available for stays of 24 hours.

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Architecture

Isabel Rivas and Javier Ureña / Wine Center in La Rioja

Isabel Rivas Javier Ureña Wine Center in La Rioja-10

Isabel Rivas and Javier Ureña 1 have recently won the first prize of the competition LA & W Landscape Architecture & Wine. WINE, Gastronomy and Culture have traditionally been linked to Spain. The vineyards have created a unique landscape in La Rioja, also the culinary art has a great tradition in this region.

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Architecture

Acme Architecture, Hunsett Mill

The restructuring Hunsett Mill, from Acme Architecture based in London, has been driven by a focus on environmentally friendly practices and the desire to create a building that would fit naturally into the landscape, both in terms of aesthetics and function.
The challenge of the project was the location, in the protected wetlands of the Norfolk Broads, historically adapted for industrial use, the landscape of the Broads has benefited from the contemporary trends that emphasize conservation and the return to nature. Originally the home of the guardian of the water pumping windmill, the building has undergone a number of expansions over 20 century. Were added room by room at different times, the house looked disjointed not only following the changes but also because of the collapse of land following the increase of the floods from the nearby swamps.

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