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The things our art director, Chris McGee, hated to leave out of the current issue of LAM.

Credit: WENK | Charles Anderson Landscape Architecture

Credit: WERK | Charles Anderson Landscape Architecture.

From “Greek Revival” by Alex Ulam, in the March 2016 issue, featuring a redesign of an abandoned airport in Athens, by Charles Anderson, FASLA, into what would be one of the largest urban parks in Europe.

“Layers of use: from airport to Olympic venue to metropolitan park.”

—Chris McGee, LAM Art Director

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After two years of construction, St. Patrick’s Island Park in Calgary, Canada, by Civitas and W Architecture & Landscape Architecture, recently opened to the public. In these two short videos by Civitas, some of the project designers talk about the main components of the project, such as a tall hill called the Rise that opens views of downtown Calgary and doubles as a giant sledding hill in the winter, and why they are so important to creating the island oasis at the heart of the city. A large path, called the Transect, cuts across the island through four different ecosystems, creating a strong architectural element in the design, and acts as the stage for a bike-cam spin through the park in the second video. For more information, please visit here.
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