Waterscapes

"Water is far from being just a designer's resource or material: it begs to have its vital possibilities rediscovered. This starts at the beginning of the planning process for water projects, and involves linking up and integrating element themes. Knowledge of water's particular qualities as a material are needed, and often experiments need to be conducted to give a real idea of the result that will ensure"

Herbert Dreiseitl

Atelier Dreiseitl specialises in the incorporating of water in landscape and urban projects. In their work Atelier Dreiseitl looks, for the authentic qualities of the existing landscape. Water is regarded a building material according to Dreiseitl, and its material characteristics should be respected to find the right solutions. authentic. The waterplan of Solarstadt Linz for example is an integrated element in of a vision on public space and spatial quality.

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Sources:

www.dreiseitl.de

Books:

Waterscapes - Planning, Building und Designing with Water
authors: Herbert Dreiseitl, Dieter Grau, Karl H.C. Ludwig

New Waterscapes - planning, building and designing with water
authors: Herbert Dreiseitl, Dieter Grau (Eds.)

Recent Waterscapes - planning, building and designing with water
authors: Herbert Dreiseitl, Dieter Grau (Eds.)

 

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