Published on 10 January 2018

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European Prize for Urban Public Space

The European Prize for Urban Public Space is an initiative of the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB). It was established following the exhibition “The Reconquest of Europe”, which was held in the CCCB in 1999, in order to offer testimony to the process of rehabilitation of public spaces that has been occurring in many European cities. The aim of the Prize is to recognize and foster the public character of urban spaces and their capacity for fostering social cohesion.

Published on 09 October 2017

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Benches, chairs and counter for public spaces

If it is indeed an element of furniture present in all the houses, it is the chair! This postulate, so obvious, prompted the company AREA to build a range of street furniture around this subject so familiar, yet equally as indispensable to the public space as to the private space.

Published on 10 July 2017

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Landezine International Landscape Award 2017

After a very successful first edition of LILA in 2016, the website for Promotion of Landscape Architecture LANDEZINE announce two new categories. Beside the established award for offices, designers are now able to submit also up to two projects in the “Project” category. Manufacturers of urban equipment can send up to 3 products for sitting in the “Product” category.

Published on 21 April 2017

action gamme Atlantique Communauté d'usages

Press release

True to its approach centered on the user and the social bond in the heart of the cities, the French manufacturer of street furniture Area launches ATLANTIQUE. This range of three modules (sofa, chaise longue and backless bench) combinable at will, allows landscape architects and urban planners to compose sets whose unusual, evolutionary and convivial nature generates encounters, exchanges, sharing ... Another way to connect people and promote the emergence of communities of real, spontaneous and natural use.

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