Case studies suggested by KA-AU partners

KA-AU academic partners (University of Montpellier- ENSAM, University of Genoa and the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia- IAAC) have suggested some case studies in order to understand what is advanced urbanism.

BLUE DUNES: THE FUTURE OF COASTAL PROTECTION

BLUE DUNES: THE FUTURE OF COASTAL PROTECTION

The regional scale of Blue Dunes complements local projects and allows for economies of scale;…

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NO LIMIT

NO LIMIT

The inclusion study of the ring road, built for the city of Paris and the…

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NEW MEADOWLANDS

NEW MEADOWLANDS

The Meadowpark is a large natural reserve made accessible to the public that offer flood…

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NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM

NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has sparked considerable debate in Hurricane Sandy’s wake. Introduced…

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MUSEUM PARK LOUVRE LENS

MUSEUM PARK LOUVRE LENS

The Louvre- Lens Park introduce the capacity to change over from economic production to an…

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MOBIsLEs

MOBIsLEs

Manhattan, by means of an elastic coastline, could become the most flexible and changing of…

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MASTERPLAN EMSCHER-ZUKUNFT

MASTERPLAN EMSCHER-ZUKUNFT

The design concept with a series of repeating elements was developed for the entire course…

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MAPPING COASTAL FLOOD RISK

MAPPING COASTAL FLOOD RISK

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has just released an amazing online tool for…

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MADRID RIO

MADRID RIO

The city of Madrid dug 43 km of tunnels into which the exit routes and…

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LYON CONFLUENCE

LYON CONFLUENCE

Michel Desvigne proposes “a rigid development plan, an infiltration strategy, an evolutionary occupation process, exploiting…

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LOWER 9th ESCAPE HOUSE

LOWER 9th ESCAPE HOUSE

The attempt to rebuild the lower ninth ward in New Orleans, just where the levees…

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LANDARTPARK BUITENSCHOT

LANDARTPARK BUITENSCHOT

The noise reducing effect of reshaping the ground’s surface was the inspiration for a landscape…

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LAFAYETTE GREENS

LAFAYETTE GREENS

Into the heart of downtown Detroit, a productive vegetable garden that also functions as an…

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L’ORIGINE DEL MONDO

L’ORIGINE DEL MONDO

On invitation of the association of the Incompiuto Siciliano and the collective Alterations Video, Coloco…

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KRONSBERG ECO-DISTRICT

KRONSBERG ECO-DISTRICT

In 1990 the city of Hannover is selected to host the EXPO 2000. The project…

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FÜRST-PÜCKLER-LAND

FÜRST-PÜCKLER-LAND

From 2000 to 2010 the Internationale Bauausstellung (IBA) Fürst-Pückler-Land took place in Lusatia (Brandenburg). Through…

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HUMAN ECOSYSTEMS LTD

HUMAN ECOSYSTEMS LTD

Human Ecosystems is a technological platform which was built to observe the digital lives of…

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HISTORIC FOURTH WARD PARK

HISTORIC FOURTH WARD PARK

Located in a lowland area, the urban watershed of the Clear Creek Basin that sits…

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HAFEN CITY

HAFEN CITY

HafenCity, Hamburg’s first urban district built outside the official dike ring and hence the flood…

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GREAT RIVER PASSAGE

GREAT RIVER PASSAGE

Transitions in industrial land uses, and ongoing efforts to revitalize existing neighborhoods and districts bordering…

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YANWEIZHOU PARK

YANWEIZHOU PARK

Water resilient terrain and plantings are designed to adapt to the monsoon floods. A resilient…

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WORKING VACANCY NOLA 6-2-10

WORKING VACANCY NOLA 6-2-10

Working Vacancy is a strategy for unlocking the economic value of vacant land for putting…

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WATER SQUARE BENTHEMPLEIN

WATER SQUARE BENTHEMPLEIN

The water square combines water storage with the improvement of the quality of urban public…

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VALL D’EN JOAN LANDFILL

VALL D’EN JOAN LANDFILL

Infilling began at the lowest point. Shrubs and trees were eliminated, the site was waterproofed…

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UNDERSTANDING GLOBAL HAZARDS

UNDERSTANDING GLOBAL HAZARDS

The Urban Risk Lab at MIT develops methods and technologies to embed risk reduction and…

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TULEDA CULIP RESTORATION

TULEDA CULIP RESTORATION

This project is a showcase for landscape driven nature restoration projects. It turns a demolition…

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TIANJIN QIAOYUAN WETLAND PARK

TIANJIN QIAOYUAN WETLAND PARK

Through Regenerative Design and by changing landforms, the natural process of plant adaptation and community…

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THE METRO FOREST PROJECT

THE METRO FOREST PROJECT

Located at the Eastern fringes of Bangkok, about 6 kilometers from the Suvarnabhumi Airport, lies…

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THE HIGHLINE

THE HIGHLINE

The High Line design is a collaboration between James Corner Field Operations (Project Lead), Diller…

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THE LOWLINE

THE LOWLINE

The Lowline is a plan to use innovative solar technology to illuminate an historic trolley…

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THE CREATIVE CORRIDOR

THE CREATIVE CORRIDOR

The Creative Corridor retrofits a four-block segment of an endangered historic downtown Main Street through…

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SUPERKILEN

SUPERKILEN

Superkilen is a half a mile long urban space wedging through one of the most…

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SOLAR SYSTEM

SOLAR SYSTEM

Mapdwell is mapping solar potential for entire cities and providing a cost-benefit analysis for each…

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SHOP CREEK

SHOP CREEK

Urbanization in the Shop Creek drainage basin had caused severe channel erosion, while downstream, sedimentation…

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RIVER FOREST ISLAND

RIVER FOREST ISLAND

A two-mile-long river island in the heart of a city is sculpted, shaped and forested…

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ROTTERDAM ADAPTATION STRATEGY

ROTTERDAM ADAPTATION STRATEGY

The Rotterdam adaptation strategy sets the course for the city to adapt to the changing…

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RIVER AIRE RENATURATION

RIVER AIRE RENATURATION

The Aire river flows through valleys historically devoted to farming. From late 19th century it…

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RESILIENT SF2080

RESILIENT SF2080

San Francisco is booming. In 2012 more than 4220 housing units began construction compared to…

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QUEEN ELIZABETH OLIMPIC PARK

QUEEN ELIZABETH OLIMPIC PARK

Hargreaves Associates led the design for the 274 acre parklands that formed the centerpiece for…

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PARQUE DEL AGUA

PARQUE DEL AGUA

The responsible use of water resources was the theme of the 2008 Expo in Zaragoza.…

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PARQUE DE ARANZADI

PARQUE DE ARANZADI

This is an unusual place, a beautiful meandering between Pamplona and old neighborhoods of Rochapea…

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PAILLON RIVER PARK

PAILLON RIVER PARK

The project focuses on the idea of returning to nature and recovering the geography of…

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FRESHKILLS PARK

FRESHKILLS PARK

At nearly three times the size of New York City’s Central Park and only a…

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FORESTE FONDAZIONALI

FORESTE FONDAZIONALI

In 2000 the right bank of Bordeaux appeared as a fabric characterized by industrial areas,…

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FLOOD MANAGEMENT OLD TOWN

FLOOD MANAGEMENT OLD TOWN

Wörth am Main was battered time and again by floods until a particularly severe flood…

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FLOOD MANAGEMENT 2009

FLOOD MANAGEMENT 2009

The old town in Miltenberg is located on a small valley terrace on the Main…

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FLOOD MANAGEMENT 2004

FLOOD MANAGEMENT 2004

The River Nahe is a rather small, but nonetheless very dynamic highland river. The water…

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FLOATING HOMES

FLOATING HOMES

With some 50% of its land mass only one metre above sea level and much…

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Factory By The Water

Factory by the Water

In the entire municipal area of Zurich, the Limmat’s water power is utilised via branched-off…

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Espacio De Juegos En Malabo

Espacio de Juegos en Malabo

The Cultural Center of Spain (CCE) in Malabo is one of the cultural spaces of…

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ELEMENTAL PRES-CONSTITUCIÓN

ELEMENTAL PRES-CONSTITUCIÓN

Alejandro Aravena founded ELEMENTAL in 2001 in Santiago, Chile with Gonzalo Arteaga, Juan Cerda, Victor…

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Downsview Park Competition

Downsview Park Competition

Tree City attempts to do more by building less. Landscape elements will be planted incrementally…

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DISCARGE

DISCARGE

OMA has presented a comprehensive plan to curb the effects of flash flooding and storm…

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DETROIT FUTURE CITY

DETROIT FUTURE CITY

The Detroit Strategic Framework Plan is a comprehensive, action-oriented roadmap for decision-making to improve the…

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COSTAL ROULETTE

COSTAL ROULETTE

The Coastal Resilience project aims to identify reasonable planning solutions to respond to Galveston Bay’s…

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TBM PARK

TBM PARK

The park above the Horta bus depot, transforms its 220.000 sq f. of concrete roof…

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C40 INITIATIVE

C40 INITIATIVE

The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) is a network of the world’s megacities taking…

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Boston Community Energy Study

Boston Community Energy Study

The City of Boston is committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and preparing for climate…

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BLOCONZE

BLOCONZE

From a local initiative, triggered by the inhabitants of the Sants district of Barcelona, the…

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BERGSCHE MAAS

BERGSCHE MAAS

The Overdiepse Polder is located in the Dutch region of Brabant, to the south of…

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BERGES DU RHONE

BERGES DU RHONE

The ‘Berges de Rhône’ (Banks of the Rhône) development was a project undertaken by the…

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Barrancas Management Program And Prototypes

Barrancas Management Program And Prototypes

Mexico City sits on a valley, home to a rich network of lakes, wetlands and…

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AVALANCHE

AVALANCHE

AVALANCHE is a research group led by TVK (Pierre Alain Trévelo & Antoine VigerKohler) and…

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AT NIGHT

aT NIGHT

atNight is a research project based on the (re)definition of the term “nightscape” able to…

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Asfalto Mon Amour

Asfalto Mon Amour

Manifatture Knos is a cultural center created in an old metal school, closed and abandoned…

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Air Pollution Map

Air Pollution Map

In 2015, the Beijing-based environmental nonprofit Air Quality Index China released a real-time, interactive map…

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Agropolis

Agropolis

Agropolis München, the rediscovery of harvesting for urban life and winner of the Open Scale…

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ADAPTIEVE DIJKEN

ADAPTIEVE DIJKEN

When the water rises and the dikes are getting higher what can we do more…

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100 Resilent City

100 Resilent City

100 Resilient Cities – pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation (100RC), aims to enhance city resilience…

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AGORA 2012

AGORA 2012

La Grande Exposition du commissaire Marc Barani, associé à Birgit Fryland pour la scénographie, et au…

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Futur En Seine 2009

Futur en Seine 2009

L’impact de la technologie numérique sur l’héritage est de plus en plus de présent par…

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WYSIPS Vitrage Photovoltaïque Transparent (make Glass Roof)

WYSIPS Vitrage photovoltaïque transparent (make glass roof)

Un vitrage intelligent qui produit de l’énergie. Constitué de plusieurs couches et intégrant plusieurs capteurs, Wysips…

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TESLA Et Solarcity

TESLA et Solarcity

La deuxième conférence de Tesla avait un air de travail non publié. En effet, la…

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Made Of Jesolo Reuse Of Existing Urban Materials As Design Strategy

Made of Jesolo Reuse of Existing Urban Materials as Design Strategy

La ville de Jesolo, en Italie - proche de Venise - a demandé à Scott…

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LinkNYC

LinkNYC

LinkNYC est un nouveau réseau de communication qui remplace les cabines téléphoniques payantes de New York…

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Ofabulis

Ofabulis

OFabulis est un jeu vidéo à mi-chemin entre point&click et MMORPG. Le jeu est en…

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The In.Cul.Tu.Re. Project Innovation In Clture In Turism And Restoration

The In.Cul.Tu.Re. project Innovation in Clture in Turism and Restoration

Le projet In.Cul.Tu.Re (Innovation dans la culture du Tourisme et de la Restauration) vise à…

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IPAVEMENT

iPAVEMENT

Le projet iPavement, crée par la start-up espagnole Via Intelligente, est un nouveau type de…

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Rooftop Revolution

Rooftop Revolution

Rooftop Revolution est une plateforme de crowdfunding et de crowdsourcing permettant de développer des projets de…

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COOLTURA

COOLTURA

Cooltura offre une nouvelle façon d’explorer les sites culturels et leurs trésors à l’aide de…

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Heritage Experience

Heritage Experience

Heritage Experience est un service numérique culturel innovant dédié à la valorisation du territoire et du…

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MoMA PS1: Young Architect Program

MoMA PS1: Young Architect Program

Le MoMA PS1 est l’une des plus anciennes et des plus grandes institutions d’art contemporain à…

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Voyage à Nantes: Oscillation

Voyage à Nantes: Oscillation

Du lieu unique à la pointe Ouest de l’Île de Nantes, Le Voyage à Nantes invite…

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London Festival Of Architecture: The Milkshake Tree

London Festival of Architecture: The Milkshake Tree

Construit sur la place de la péninsule pour l’édition 2016 du Festival d’architecture de Londres, le…

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Maison De L’Architecture De Lorraine: Architecture Sonore

Maison de l’Architecture de Lorraine: Architecture sonore

«Le réel n’est plus le monde naturel qui nous entoure, il devient celui de l’instant, en…

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DeTour: Landscape Of Cloud

deTour: Landscape of cloud

L’événement annuel, qui se déroule dans l’emblématique lieu central de la ville de Montréal, permet de…

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PARK(ing) JOUR: Reclaim Your City

PARK(ing) JOUR: Reclaim your city

PARK (ing) Jour est un événement annuel à l’échelle mondiale où les citoyens, les artistes et…

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CAF: Copenhagen Architecture Festival

CAF: Copenhagen Architecture Festival

Copenhague Architecture Festival vise à explorer comment l’architecture caractérise notre vie et le monde -…

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B-AND-BEE: Honeycomb Campsites For Festivals

B-AND-BEE: Honeycomb Campsites for Festivals

Chaque année, des millions de visiteurs affluent aux festivals de musique dans le monde entier.…

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Christmas Installation: Frozen Trees

Christmas installation: Frozen Trees

L’installation de Noël de LIKEARCHITECTS’, Frozen Trees, a trouvé une nouvelle maison dans le Parc de…

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Tag DF

Tag DF

Dans un pays où une personne sur deux a entre 15 et 25 ans, il…

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Invisible Barn

Invisible Barn

Invisible Barn est une proposition de design spécifique à un site qui re-contextualizes le paysage…

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NAutreville

nAutreville

NAutreville est une carte d’information numérique transparente qui offre des services d’information ultralocal pour les grandes…

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The End Of Sitting

The End Of Sitting

De l’architecte : The End of Sitting est une installation au carrefour de l’art visuel,…

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Sustainable Energy Floor

Sustainable Energy Floor

The Sustainable Energy Floor est le système, qui converti l’action des piétons sur le sol…

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Interactive Showroom For Orona Ideo Innovation City

Interactive Showroom for Orona Ideo Innovation City

Indissoluble a créé une salle d’exposition interactive, dans laquelle les technologies les plus avancées se rassemblent…

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Vanke Pavilion – Milan Expo 2015

Vanke Pavilion – Milan Expo 2015

Conçu par l’architecte de renommée mondiale Daniel Libeskind, le pavillon Vanke explorera les principaux enjeux liés…

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Leipziger Baumwollspinnerei

Leipziger Baumwollspinnerei

La “Leipziger Baumwollspinnerei” était jusqu’en 1993 une usine à production de laine. Suite à la chute…

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TruVtision

TruVtision

TruVision, l’un des principaux studios de réalité virtuelle au Royaume-Uni, offre des solutions de réalité virtuelle…

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Smart Mobility Park

Smart Mobility Park

La société japonaise automobile Toyota a installé une station de voitures à partager dans la…

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Festival Des Lumières: Anamorphose

Festival Des Lumières: Anamorphose

Le rituel se répète chaque année - les habitants de Lyon décorent leurs fenêtres et leurs…

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Primavera: Young Australian Artists : Divisions

Primavera: Young Australian Artists : Divisions

Divisions explore les idées de transmission, en mettant en évidence les façons dont l’art peut physiquement…

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Scaffolding System

Scaffolding System

Tout matériau, toute structure, a une poétique intrinsèque que les architectes cherchent constamment à démêler. C’est…

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Architecture Association AA: RainForest

Architecture Association AA: RainForest

Rainforest est un pavillon public de l’architecture chilienne-allemande d’architecture GUN Architectes, installée à Bedford à Londres en…

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Seattle Design Festival 2016: Block Party

Seattle Design Festival 2016: Block Party

Reconnaissant que les espaces publics moins fréquentés peuvent être mis en évidence par la programmation, le…

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Archifest 2016: RGB Pavilion

Archifest 2016: RGB Pavilion

Archifest 2016, un festival public annuel à Singapour célèbre l’architecture et l’environnement bâti, est organisé par…

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KADK: Farajour Pavilion

KADK: Farajour Pavilion

Ce projet explore l’utilisation de composites renforcés par des fibres au-delà de leur cadre actuel. En…

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Morf

Morf

Plus d’une douzaine d’étudiants de l’Université du Texas à San Antonio ont travaillé à la conception,…

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Serpentine Pavillion: Dialogue As A Design Parameter

Serpentine Pavillion: Dialogue as a design parameter

Pour le pavillon de la Serpentine 2016, l’agence danoise BIG a tenté de concevoir une structure…

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Les Interventions Éphémères:”Blés Vendôme” De Chanel

Les Interventions Éphémères:”Blés Vendôme” de Chanel

Installée le vendredi 1er juillet Place Vendôme, juqu’au 07, l’oeuvre végétale “Blés Vendôme” de Gad…

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Les Nuits Blanches De Paris – Édition 2016

Les Nuits Blanches de Paris – Édition 2016

Nuit blanche est une manifestation artistique annuelle qui se tient pendant toute une nuit. Typiquement,…

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Les Expositions Universelles – Milan 2015

Les Expositions Universelles – Milan 2015

Les Expositions universelles, sont de grandes expositions publiques tenues régulièrement à travers le monde depuis le…

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La Fête Des Lumières De Lyon- Édition 2015

La Fête Des Lumières de Lyon- Édition 2015

La Fête des Lumières, s’appuie sur la fête religieuse dite fête du 8 décembre, Illuminations…

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London Design Biennale

London Design Biennale

La première Biennale de Design de Londres a ouvert ses portes en septembre 2016 à…

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Venez, Voyez, Votez!

Venez, Voyez, Votez!

Les Prix Commerce Design Montréal ont récompensé 20 tandems commerçant — designer dont le succès témoigne…

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Le Village Au Pied-Du-Courant

Le Village au Pied-Du-Courant

Le Village au Pied-du-Courant est un espace collectif festif et rassembleur bâti avec le soutien…

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PAVILION – Caja Mágica

PAVILION – Caja Mágica

Ce pavillon du festival Concéntrico peut être compris comme un objet de la revendication pour…

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OPEN HOUSE …

OPEN HOUSE …

OPEN HOUSE architecture est un festival qui a lieu un semaine-end par an dans plus de…

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Snowdrift

Snowdrift

Découvrez 11 installations ludiques et intrigantes d’artistes visuels et de collectifs d’architecture qui remettent en question…

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Architecture Is Chaquewhere

Architecture is chaquewhere

L’ouverture de la Biennale d’architecture de Chicago a été une célébration anticipée de l’architecture à une…

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Microinstallations

Microinstallations

L’exposition est vouée à donner un aperçu à l’intérieur des lieux où travaillent les Architectes de…

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Graced With Light

Graced with Light

NYCxDESIGN, célébration officielle de la ville de New York du design a lieu chaque mai. NYCxDESIGN…

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Music Boxes

Music Boxes

Le Festival international de Manchester (MIF) est le premier festival mondial d’oeuvres originales, de nouveaux travaux…

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Conversation, Sydney Stories

Conversation, Sydney Stories

2016 est le dixième anniversaire du Sydney Architecture Festival. Le Festival célèbre le design, l’architecture et…

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Albert The Prince Consort

Albert The Prince Consort

En 2014, la communauté culturelle d’Aberdeen a reconnu que la région nécessitait un festival à grande…

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Our Urban Living Room

Our Urban Living Room

Le 14 octobre 2016, le Centre Danois d’Architecture a ouvert ses portes pour «Our Urban Living…

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Nordic Contemporary Art

Nordic contemporary art

CHART ART FAIR est la plus importante foire nordique d’art contemporain organisée à Copenhague à Kunsthal…

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International Architecture Exhibition

International Architecture Exhibition

La Biennale de Venise est depuis plus d’un siècle l’une des institutions culturelles les plus prestigieuses…

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Memoria De Un “château”

Memoria de un “château”

Concéntrico est un festival d’architecture et de design à Logroño (Espagne). Ces journées consacrées à l’architecture…

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Mirrored Pavilion

Mirrored Pavilion

Le Festival d’Architecture 2016 partage le design écossais et la créativité à l’échelle internationale et met…

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Case Studies To Showcase The Benefits Of Urban Environmental Planning

Case studies to showcase the benefits of urban environmental planning

The booklet Liveable Cities the Benefits of Urban Environmental Planning offers a collection of case…

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