October of last year, I traveled to Lisbon Portugal to visit the 4th Lisbon Architecture Trienniale. As part of the opening the newly constructed MAAT (Museum of Art Architecture Technology) opened it’s doors to the public. The undulating structure, designed by AL_A is located on the River Tagus in the district of Belem, at the heart of an urban revitalization plan along Lisbon’s historic waterfront.
StreetDome is an open playground and social meeting place for different ages, skill levels and cultures. It’s overall ambition is to set new standards for urban arenas for unorganised sports. It is a vast and unique urban landscape for activity and recreation including a 4.500 square metre skate park, facilities street basket, parkour, boulder climbing, … Continue reading StreetDome by Cebra Architecture
THE HUMAN SCALE questions our assumptions about modernity, exploring what happens when we put people into the center of our equations. For 40 years, Danish architect Jan Gehl has systematically studied human behavior in cities. His starting point was an interest in people, more than buildings – in what he called Life Between Buildings. From … Continue reading The Human Scale