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DELVA Landscape Architects and the Association Ceuvel present the Purifying the Ceuvel Park. The area is a former ship wharf in an abandoned and polluted industrial area, near the city centre of Amsterdam. The purifying park consists of an undulating green plain of grasses, perennials, short rotation coppice and mature trees for the uptake and degradation of pollution. A trail winds through the planting and connects 17 houseboats. The site will be used as a breeding ground for creative entrepreneurs... Beautiful Facet: NATURE
Architect Laurent Saint-Val seeks to reclaim the forgotten wooden medium and showcase it in his modern bridge proposal. The extravagant design of the bridge imitates the flow of running water. The bridge differs from most in that it features a restaurant, bike shop and garden... Beautiful Facet: DYNAMISM