Daniel Ewald, landscape architect MNLA

The broken connections

Meanwhile, in Sortland…

What is a urban planning strategy that in essence creates an introverted and inaccessible town, where the natural foundations are at taken for granted, in practice ignored; connections lost, architecture randomised and most of the ideal locations for development regulated to industrial sites and/or parking lots?

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Why large parks?

This was the introducing question in one of the chapters from the book “Large parks” by Julia Czerniak and George Hargreaves, which we were given to study and discuss in the on-going course in urban blue-green structures. An interesting read on the issues a designer meets when planning large sites, the text explores different parks around the world and the plans for them; what succeeded in terms of original intent as opposed to reality and what did not.

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