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World Architecture Festival announces Landscape – Nature Context winners for 2021
Portugal Architecture News - Nov 26, 2021 - 15:09 2392 views
The World Architecture Festival, the world's largest international architectural event, has announced the 2021 winners for the "Landscape – Nature Context" category.
The "Landscape – Nature Context" category sees four winners go through to compete for the ‘Landscape of the Year’ accolade. The Landscape – Urban Context winners can be seen on WAC, which was announced on 25 November.
WAF, the world’s largest annual international architectural event, will be going as a live-streamed event, from 1 to 3 December, 2021 in Lisbon, Portugal. The festival is also holding a sister event, titled Inside: World Festival of Interiors, in which the same event was moved to a digital format.
The 2021 WAF digital event will consist of three days of live conference programmes, awards, and fringe events, with talks by leading global architectural thinkers and industry personalities live-streamed exclusively to festival delegates.
World Architecture Community is official Media Partner of WAF and INSIDE and will be bringing you the latest news about the festivals' speaker line-up and sessions.
Book your digital festival pass from here by entering this promo code online: WAC2020. WAC readers will receive a 20% discount over regular festival prices.
Scroll down to the see the award-winning projects in the Landscape – Nature Context category at WAF 2021:
Image © Turenscape
Deep Form of Designed Nature: Sanya Mangrove Park in China by Turenscape
Sanya Mangrove Park is the creation of a mangrove park to protect the coastline, avoid flooding and soil erosion whilst creating a green space accessible to the community.
Image © Arch-Exist Photography
From a Concrete Riverbank to a Vibrant Riverfront Park—Suining South Riverfront Park in China by ECOLAND Planning and Design Corp. / Sichuan Provincial Architectural Design and Research Institute Co.,Ltd
This project transforms a 4-km long ecologically and socially lifeless shoreline belt into a verdant, sustainable riverfront park by integrating ecological infrastructure and resilient strategies.
Image © Jordi Surroca
Path of the Forest, Roques Blanques Park Cemetery in Spain by Batlle i Roig Arquitectura, SLP
Since its conception in 1981, the graveyard was conceived as a garden which developed in different phases, reaching the current day with a total of seven built clusters. It has since been able to adapt to changes in customers’ demands, aiming at facilitating remembrance and the relationship of families with their deceased.
Image © Miran Kambič
Koper Central Park in Slovenia by ENOTA d.o.o.
The fusing of the elements of a city beach and a contemporary city park encourages the area's residents and visitors to use the space of this new development for many different activities.
Running alongside WAF is its sister event INSIDE which will showcase 2021’s most ground-breaking interiors projects, from leading practices and designers across the globe.
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