Good news for the redevelopment of Slachthuiswijk. The municipality of Antwerp has recently approved the preliminary design for the new Slachthuiswijk public space. Commissioned by AG Vespa, Triple Living and Aquafin, the team of LOLA, Sweco, Posad Maxwan and Buiting Advies designed a green public space that ties the new and existing parts of the district. The housing, recreation, services and businesses will all be connected by the new and existing green.
With this important decision, the city of Antwerp has chosen that Slachthuiswijk becomes a green district with various zones that each fulfill a different function. The new Slachthuiswijk will be car-free, with a focus on slow traffic, and filled with green play, sports and meeting areas. In the design we paid special attention to water protection and the use of water as a playful element in public space.
Altogether there are nearly four acres of green public space so residents and visitors will be able to live and move in a green and natural environment. The final design for the Slachthuiswijk public space will follow in early 2022.
Our final design for Prague’s Florenc is now open for comments on the florenc21.eu website. As Team 55 we, de Architekten Cie + M2AU + LOLA Landscape Architects, designed a proposal for the transformation of area around the Florenc bus station into a new mixed-use neighborhood. In our design we recognize the Prague urban heritage for the way in which landscape and architecture work together.… More
For the transformation of the Bajeskwartier complex LOLA has been working on the design of about 70 public gardens for all residents and visitors, including mammals, birds and insects. In many of the public gardens people can do sports, have a picnic, or just quietly to listen to a podcast. New impressions have been made to show the green and inviting area Bajeskwartier is going to be.… More
New exhibition and book Landscape Works
Piet Oudolf and LOLA are working on a joined exhibition and book, called Landscape works. Both the exhibition and the book will present the ideas and dreams of Piet Oudolf and LOLA Landscape Architects. Oudolf and LOLA have a history of working together on numerous national and international landscape design projects.… More