LowLine : NYC
stretching over the manzanares river into the park in madrid, spain, the design is distinguished by a pair of conic structures that are wrapped in
interlocking metallic ribbons. giving access to both pedestrians and cyclists the bridge is over 250 meters long and subtly expands its diameter from 5 to 12 meters.
Dominique Perrault : the arganuzuela footbrige
canadian studio patkau architects has designed a grouping of temporary shelters to provide ice-skaters with relief from
the harsh winter winds.
a cluster of organic, cone-like structures, each accommodating only a few people at a time, gather in the center of the city
where the red and assiniboine rivers converge. standing with their backs to the wind, the units develop a series of protective
environments and interior spaces that shield ice-skaters from the fierce winds and temperatures, which can feel like minus
fifty degrees celsius at times.
patkau architects: winnipeg skating shelters
The Lowline aims to convert a historic trolley terminal beneath Delancey Street into an extraordinary subterranean public park.
tezuka architects: ring around a tree
japanese practice tezuka architects has completed 'ring around a tree', a dual-purpose annex building at fuji kindergarden designed by the duo in 2007 - in tachikawa, tokyo, japan. sited adjacent to the existing school, the structure functions as both english-language classrooms and as a waiting station for school buses.
HighLine - NYC