4/2016

Issue 4/2016 talks about a new form of sports-related open-space planning and practical examples that show which spaces make most sense.

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Open spaces will (have to) change a lot. The reason is yielded by the changing sports behavior of many people, demographic change and the increasing density and international character of urban spaces.

Issue 4/2016 talks about a new form of sports-related open-space planning and practical examples that show which spaces make most sense.

In New York the Brooklyn Bridge Park transforms the stretch of post-industrial waterfront into a thriving 85-acre civic landscape. This radical transformation by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates Inc. creates an urban destination that is dynamic and engaging for generations to come.

The three Landskate Parks in Barcelona became a new and contemporary alternative public space. SCOB Arquitectura y Paisaje created new public squares for the citiy of the future.

200 blue poles are characteristic of the square’s new identity as an activity park north-west of Copenhagen city centre: a meeting place focusing on exercise in the public city space by Keingart Architects.