Remodelling of the most central and relevant public space in Puigcerdà, originally very much deteriorated, with an excessive amount of traffic that diminished the civic and integrating potential of the space. Traffic is eliminated, concentrating road and service communication on one side, freeing up a large central space. Two large linear flowerbeds protect the pacified area from the bustle of traffic working as filters between the two.
Former Church outlined on with corten steel on the pavement. / Revitalization project incorporates corten steel reminiscent of the metallurgic past of the town | Spain >> Click on the image to see the full project at www.shapedscape.com Your NEW Landscape Architecture Platform <<
The entire road will be turned into a bi-directional cycle path, with pedestrian paths on either end and flex parking for deliveries and bicycle parking. The street will remain a one direction street for cars, but their speed limit will be reduced to that of a bicycle’s. Something that means bicycles are given the home team advantage. The document reads: “motoring allowed on bicycles’ terms.”
The Circle in Uptown Normal, IL. is a multi-functional public space located in a roundabout that provides community green space, re-circulates storm water into a public fountain and improves traffic circulation.