LANDSCHAFTSPARK DUISBURG-NORD, GERMANY

Industrial Wasteland

Attractive green leisure area

Celebrates the area's industrial past by integrating vegetation and industry.

Client : Development Company of NordrheinWestfalen and the city of Duisburg Construction Date : 1991-2000 Architects : Latz and Partners Awards : Winner of the 1990 international competition Site Area : Park - over 200 hectares Former industrial site - 20 hectares Served population : 100 000 people living north of Duisburg

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ACTIVITIES CONCERTS AND EVENTS RELAXING DISCOVERING PLAYING HIKING FESTIVITIES AND PARTIES SPORTS EATING AND DRINKING GUIDED TOURS .

biking and beach volleyball . operas. stage plays and concerts in Blowing House Railway station building Youth hostel Viewing platform.blast furnace Wild jungle Wind Turbine Tower Clear Water Canal Sintering Plant -lovely treated gardens. Bunker Forecourt venue for open-air concerts Catwalk and Climbing Centre Piazza Metallica Diving Gasometer Emscherhalle and Casting Plant -open space for fun sports like skating. presentations and concerts in power plant Congresses.PROGRAM ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Visitor center Restaurant Open air theatre in blast furnace Fairs.

TOURIST CENTRE .

ATTRACTS VISITORS .Old structures smokestacks. furnaces illuminated at night with colourful spotlights.

INNOVATIVE RE-USE OF INDIVIDUAL SITE STRUCTURES Rope climbing Rugged concrete bunkers for rock climbing Gasometer into Diving Centre .

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plays. corporate functions. product launches and open-air cinema. trade fairs. Conference hall Performance area . exhibitions. dance productions. galas. Art installations Landscape Park holds concerts. events.The site s photogenic backdrop acts as the perfect set for TV and cinema and as a first-class events venue .

Restoring Ecological Awareness Landscape gardens Lily pond Water purification .

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