Parks and Squares: 20 Public Space Designs

Parks and Squares: 20 Public Space Designs
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Henning G. Kruses Plads / BIG. Photo: © Rasmus Hjortshøj

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Designing a public space means contemplating the aspects of everyday life in the city. Creating places for gatherings, conflicts, demonstrations, relaxation, and enjoyment. These spaces can be used in many different ways, depending on who interacts with them, and one of the main roles of those who design them is to expand these possibilities and sensations. Including plants, benches, sports facilities, spaces for culture, arts, and performances, conservation areas, or any other element that stands out, is essential to improve the quality of life of the citizens who enjoy these squares and parks.

We have selected twenty projects of different scales, ranging from large squares to small interventions, demonstrating that a good design is fundamental to achieving vibrant and dynamic spaces regardless of the size.

Henning G. Kruses Plads / BIG

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Henning G. Kruses Plads / BIG. Photo: © Rasmus Hjortshøj
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Diagram - Henning G. Kruses Plads / BIG
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Henning G. Kruses Plads / BIG. Photo: © Rasmus Hjortshøj

Little Island Park / Heatherwick Studio

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Little Island Park / Heatherwick Studio. Photo: © Timothy Schenck
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Plan (spring) - Little Island Park / Heatherwick Studio
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Little Island Park / Heatherwick Studio. Photo: © Timothy Schenck

Sports Complex in Sant Francesc Xavier / MCEA (Manuel Costoya Estudio de Arquitectura)

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Sports Complex in Sant Francesc Xavier / MCEA (Manuel Costoya Estudio de Arquitectura). Photo: © Gonzalo Ballester Rosique
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Plan - Sports Complex in Sant Francesc Xavier / MCEA (Manuel Costoya Estudio de Arquitectura)
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Sports Complex in Sant Francesc Xavier / MCEA (Manuel Costoya Estudio de Arquitectura). Photo: © Gonzalo Ballester Rosique

Tenri Station Plaza CoFuFun / nendo

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Tenri Station Plaza CoFuFun / nendo. Photo: © Takumi Ota
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Sketch - Tenri Station Plaza CoFuFun / nendo
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Tenri Station Plaza CoFuFun / nendo. Photo: © Daichi Ano

White Upland Installation / Wutopia Lab

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White Upland Installation / Wutopia Lab. Photo: © CreatAR Images

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White Upland Installation / Wutopia Lab. Photo: © CreatAR Images

Confluence Park / Lake|Flato Architects + Matsys Design

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Confluence Park / Lake|Flato Architects + Matsys Design. Photo: © Casey Dunn
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Diagram - Confluence Park / Lake|Flato Architects + Matsys Design
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Confluence Park / Lake|Flato Architects + Matsys Design. Photo: © Casey Dunn

Veranda in Shanghai / ppas + tf Architecture Office

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Veranda in Shanghai / ppas + tf Architecture Office. Photo: © SHEN-PHOTO
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Sections and elevations - Veranda in Shanghai / ppas + tf Architecture Office
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Veranda in Shanghai / ppas + tf Architecture Office. Photo: © SHEN-PHOTO

Urban Redevelopment of Marechal Deodoro Square / Sotero Arquitetos

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Urban Redevelopment of Marechal Deodoro Square / Sotero Arquitetos. Photo: © Tarso Figueira
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Plan - Urban Redevelopment of Marechal Deodoro Square / Sotero Arquitetos
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Urban Redevelopment of Marechal Deodoro Square / Sotero Arquitetos. Photo: © Tarso Figueira

School La Pau Square / Leku Studio

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School La Pau Square / Leku Studio. Photo: © DEL RIO BANI
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Isometric Projection - School La Pau Square / Leku Studio
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School La Pau Square / Leku Studio. Photo: © DEL RIO BANI

Bus Terminal and Urban Renovation in São Luís / Natureza Urbana

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Bus Terminal and Urban Renovation in São Luís / Natureza Urbana. Photo: © Meireles Junior
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Plan - Bus Terminal and Urban Renovation in São Luís / Natureza Urbana
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Bus Terminal and Urban Renovation in São Luís / Natureza Urbana. Photo: © Meireles Junior

Urban Redevelopment of Church Square / Paulo Vieitas + Alexandre Picanço (in Portuguese)

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Requalificação urbana do largo da Igreja / Paulo Vieitas + Alexandre Picanço. Photo: © Paulo Prata
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Plan - Requalificação urbana do largo da Igreja / Paulo Vieitas + Alexandre Picanço
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Requalificação urbana do largo da Igreja / Paulo Vieitas + Alexandre Picanço. Photo: © Paulo Prata

ṣiré (Xirê) Temporary Installation / Greco Design

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ṣiré (Xirê) Temporary Installation / Greco Design. Photo: © Rafael Motta
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Sketch - ṣiré (Xirê) Temporary Installation / Greco Design
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ṣiré (Xirê) Temporary Installation / Greco Design. Photo: © Rafael Motta

Rodda Lane Intervention / Sibling Architecture

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Rodda Lane Intervention / Sibling Architecture. Photo: © Peter Bennetts
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Plan - Rodda Lane Intervention / Sibling Architecture
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Rodda Lane Intervention / Sibling Architecture. Photo: © Peter Bennetts

Last Chance for a Slow Dance Covered Public Space / Behark

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Last Chance for a Slow Dance Covered Public Space / Behark. Photo: © Mikel Ibarluzea
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Exploded Axonometric - Last Chance for a Slow Dance Covered Public Space / Behark
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Last Chance for a Slow Dance Covered Public Space / Behark. Photo: © Mikel Ibarluzea

Songzhuang Micro Community Park / Crossboundaries

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Songzhuang Micro Community Park / Crossboundaries. Photo: © Yu Bai
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Axonometric Projection - Songzhuang Micro Community Park / Crossboundaries
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Songzhuang Micro Community Park / Crossboundaries. Photo: © Yu Bai

Playground Landscapes at Santa María Mazzarello Square / HDH arquitectos

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Playground Landscapes at Santa María Mazzarello Square / HDH arquitectos. Photo: © David Zarzoso
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Plan - Playground Landscapes at Santa María Mazzarello Square / HDH arquitectos
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Playground Landscapes at Santa María Mazzarello Square / HDH arquitectos. Photo: © David Zarzoso

Vårbergstoppen Playground Spheres / AndrénFogelström

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Vårbergstoppen Playground Spheres / AndrénFogelström. Photo: © Clément Morin
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Section - Vårbergstoppen Playground Spheres / AndrénFogelström
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Vårbergstoppen Playground Spheres / AndrénFogelström. Photo: © Clément Morin

Kokage-gumo Pavilion / junya ishigami + associates

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Kokage-gumo Pavilion / junya ishigami + associates. Photo: Courtesy of Junya Ishigami + associates
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Plan - Kokage-gumo Pavilion / junya ishigami + associates
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Kokage-gumo Pavilion / junya ishigami + associates. Photo: Courtesy of Junya Ishigami + associates

Huentitán Natural Park / SPRB Arquitectos

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Huentitán Natural Park / SPRB Arquitectos. Photo: © César Béjar Studio
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Plan - Huentitán Natural Park / SPRB Arquitectos
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Huentitán Natural Park / SPRB Arquitectos. Photo: © César Béjar Studio

Minor Paradises / studiolibani + #civilarchitectureorg

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Minor Paradises / studiolibani + #civilarchitectureorg. Photo: Courtesy of Civil Architecture x studiolibani
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Diagram - Minor Paradises / studiolibani + #civilarchitectureorg
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Minor Paradises / studiolibani + #civilarchitectureorg. Photo: © Edmund Sumner

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Cite: Equipe ArchDaily Brasil. "Parks and Squares: 20 Public Space Designs" [Projetando parques e praças: 20 espaços públicos e seus desenhos] 15 Nov 2021. ArchDaily. (Trans. Duduch, Tarsila) Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/971738/parks-and-squares-20-public-space-designs> ISSN 0719-8884

Henning G. Kruses Plads / BIG. Photo: © Rasmus Hjortshøj

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