The large open spaces between the blocks were poorly laid out, with little consideration of the residents' needs. Paul Friedberg redesigned separated the space into human scaled areas using pergolas, terraces and mounds
Fantasia Mixed-use Landscape Located in Chengdu, a central city of Midwest China, this landscape project drew its inspiration from the relaxed outdoor lifestyle of Chengdu local culture. The design gives contemporary expression of spaces for traditional
Public Media Commons à Saint-Louis dans le Missouri
This sf plaza transforms the TJU campus in center city Philadelphia by providing a new “heart of campus” where two parking garages once stood. The plaza accommodates academic events and serves as a shared space for the surrounding neighborhood.
Bailey Plaza at Cornell University: an acre of surface parking into a thriving university commons by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates. Click image for source and visit the Slow Ottawa 'For Free' board for more people-friendly spaces.
A playground has ever been regarded as a location where children, by playing, learn how to turn into non-playing adults. Designing it should be fun! At length, playgrounds have to be responsive to every child.