Bike park in Groningen, The Netherlands

Raxworthy, Julian R. (2007) Bike park in Groningen, The Netherlands. Topos, 61, p. 14.

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Abstract

Groningen is a city that collects contemporary projects. A trip around town reveals something like a zoo, with examples of all design languages of the last twenty years, many of them now aging and distinctly past their prime. Even though some of these projects are outdated, this collection not only demonstrates a commitment to design (even occasionally lacking judgement) but also serves an archival function: we can consult the Groningen Zoo of Design to determine the design to determine the design preoccupations of the past and how those often theoretical interests (since most of the work by these designers was not built) manifested themselves in material form on the ground.

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ID Code: 27936
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
Keywords: landscape architecture
ISSN: 0942-752X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Landscape Architecture (120107)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Design
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Callwey Verlag
Deposited On: 14 Oct 2009 03:04
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2009 04:24

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