The cultivated path
EX713 - THE CULTIVATED PATHWe propose a strategy of careful site specific interventions which invite people to rediscover and appreciate the latent qualities of Larvik’s public spaces and landscape.For us care encompasses a thoughtful reading of the site and its qualities and complexities; designing interventions which can rehabilitate our environment while minimising their whole life carbon footprint; creating places which communities value so that they are looked after for future generations.Rather than proposing a single gesture to overcome the obstacles that separate the town centre from the harbour, we believe that a series of small interventions that build upon what is already there through enhancement and additions can have a greater impact on the quality of the public space and civic life of the city.
An existing building transforms into a marine biodiversity research center, promoting awareness.…
TOPOGRAPHY FOR LIFE
Our design emphasizes sustainability, heritage respect, and community participation.
Community as centre
To resolve the physical disconnection between the city and the harbour, the project proposes an…