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Temporary urban extension in a former landfill

With more waste than ever heading toward the incinerator, opportunities arise for former landfills to be put to new use. The Temporary urban extension in a former landfill harnessed the unlimited potential of its disused site.

Its aim is to show how an area once recognized by its mounds of garbage can be re-naturalized into a living city quarter.

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Silver for landscape design in Slovenia
“A very smart and economically-efficient approach to land reuse” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2008 for Europe
Project Details
Maribor, Slovenia
Belinda Tato
Main Author
Belinda Tato
ecosistema urbano, Spain
Jose Luis Vallejo
Further Author
Jose Luis Vallejo
ecosistema urbano , Spain
Silver 2008
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