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Public park and interactive wall for urban revival

The master plan reintroduces a forest in the heart of Seattle, USA, giving homage to the past while reminding present-day and future residents of the city’s natural habitat.

Planned for implementation over decades to come, the project aims to be adaptable to future changes, an objective that is straightforwardly supported by minimal interventions and restraint of formal means.

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Blurring time-honored distinctions between “natural” and “artificial” domains
Acknowledgement prize for project in Seattle
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes 2014 for North America
“An exciting piece of landscape architecture” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2014 for North America
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Seattle, USA
Etienne Feher
Main Author
Etienne Feher
ABF-lab architects - engineers, France
Paul Azzopardi
Main Author
Paul Azzopardi
ABF-lab architects - engineers, France
Noé Basch
Main Author
Noé Basch
ABF-lab architects - engineers, France
Acknowledgement prize 2014
North America
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Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes 2014 for North America
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes 2014 for North America

Five Acknowledgement prizes were presented: Sheila Kennedy and J Frano Violich (Kennedy & Violich Architecture) of …

“Sustainability? Enabling social ecology” – Paul Azzopardi
“Sustainability? Enabling social ecology” �� Paul Azzopardi

ABF-lab architects won a Holcim Awards Acknowledgement for “In-Closure: Public park and interactive wall for urban …

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