ACTIVATORS. Public Space Strategies

ACTIVATORS. Public Space Strategies a+t 51

a + t magazine returns to the public realm through the  STRATEGY series, which began in 2010 with the aim of highlighting and naming the strategies and actions underlying each project.

85 actions are identified within the 13 projects included in the issue.

This new volume of the STRATEGY series, a+t 51, called ACTIVATORS, includes works by MVRDV, Jaja, Adept, Nendo, Vaumm, Wowhaus, and Ola, among others.

They are all projects that add new dynamics to the public space through the incorporation of facilities for leisure, sports or recreational learning.

They are grouped according to:

-Scale of influence: Context, Site, Objects

-Type of strategy: Environmental, Socioeconomic, Aesthetic.

CONTENTS (English/Spanish)

Strategies & Actions. Aurora Fernández Per

Recreating a Landscape

Gilles Brusset. L’Enfance du Pli. Meyrin (Switzerland)

Collaborating with the Users

NP2F Architects. Sports Area in the Gardens of Saint-Paul. Paris (France)

Recreating a Theme

Nendo. Tenri Station Plaza CoFuFun. Tenri (Japan)

Reusing a Corridor

MVRDV. Seoullo 7017 Skygarden. Seoul (South Korea)

Blurring the Limits

VAUMM Arkitektura. Alaberga Urban Lift. Errenteria (Spain)

Making Interior Landscapes

JAJA Architects. Activity Landscape Harboøre. Harboøre (Denmark)

Appropiating the Roof

ADEPT. Vestre Fjord Park. Aalborg (Denmark)

Applying a Generator Matrix

OLA Estudio. Lagoon pools at Monte do Gozo. Santiago de Compostela (Spain)

Hybriding Natural and Man-Made Processes

Ooze, Marjetica Potrc. Natural Bathing Pond and its Landscape. London (United Kingdom)

Learning by Doing

Students from Bartlett School of Architecture led by Jan Kattein and Julia King. The King’s Cross Skip Garden. London (United Kingdom)

Invigorating the Suburbs

Rozana Montiel, Alin V. Wallach. Cancha. Lagos de Puente Moreno, Veracruz (Mexico)

Removing Barriers

Rozana Montiel, Alin V. Wallach. Common-Unity. San Pablo Xalpa, Azcapotzalco, Mexico City (Mexico)

Learning by Playing

Wowhaus Architecture and Urban Design. Urban Farm at VDNKh. Moscow (Russia)

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