In Atour Village town square, the sight is captured by three themed buildings, leaving no independent space for the public restroom. Initially, the owner just wanted this feature, and it could appear inside any building, or be incorporated with the garage overhead. The starting point of most constructions is efficiency, to distinguish the majority and minority, the protagonist and the background, and then allocate the cost and design workforce, which was also a problem we were worried about. Because of the maintenance cost and site itself, most of the scenic bathrooms lack a bright and clean experience. However, we found in the survey data of some scenic spots that tourists’ complaints about restrooms are second only to the cost-effectiveness of tickets. The construction and management of public restrooms is a neglected bug in cities and cultural tourism scenic spots. We hope to solve this problem here.
The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features an exclusive tour of the long-awaited Elizabeth Line railway project. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now! Ahead of the Elizabeth Line’s opening on 24 May, Dezeen was given an exclusive tour of one of its stations by the subterranean railway’s head of architecture Julian Robinson. Described
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Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) led the design team, replacing a 50-year-old arrivals facility with a dynamic structure nearly five times bigger, dramatically improving the passenger experience. The IAF comprises an aerial walkway—the longest of its kind in the world—a Grand Hall, and a secure corridor to increase the number of international-capable gates.
With the highly anticipated Elizabeth Line railway project opening in London on 24 May, Dezeen rounds up the 10 new central section stations, including designs by WilkinsonEyre and Foster + Partners. Stations on the central section of the Elizabeth Line, which runs mainly underground through the British capital, will open next week. The £18.8 billion
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The project consists of building six footbridges across the scrub, the streams, and the rivers. On the scale of the large landscape, the installation of a light, transparent structure aims to disappear in the sandstone of these wild and little frequented natural spaces.
The rehabilitation project of Póvoa de Varzim Transport Coordination Centre supposes a two-level approach: programmatic and constructive.
Ahead of Crossrail’s long-awaited opening this month, Dezeen was given an exclusive tour of one of its stations by Julian Robinson, head of architecture for the mammoth subterranean railway in London. “It wasn’t a desire to depart from the Jubilee Line,” said Julian Robinson, referring to the 1999 extension of the Jubilee line – the last
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The arrival of High Speed to the city has been accompanied by the transformation of the current railway station into an intermodal station, fast becoming the central node of public transport in the city and its area of influence, by offering the user the possibility of combining different modes of public transport (rail and bus) quickly and efficiently at a location very close to the city Centre.
On Bordeaux’ Rive Droite, along the Garonne River, JA designed a new residential complex as part of the larger redevelopment area Bastide-Niel, designed by MVRDV with JA. The project is located facing a new park of Michel Desvigne along the river and offers views from a maximum height of 10 floors towards the UNESCO heritage old city of Bordeaux.
The Eindhoven University of Technology has led a project building a bridge that is partly made from flax in The Netherlands, aiming to demonstrate the material’s potential to replace steel in construction. The bridge in the city of Almere is built from flax fibres combined with bio-resin and polyurethane foam blocks, creating a light and
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