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Gignac-la-Nerthe (France), 2013
The square in front of the Town Hall and a garden of Provençal plants are connected by means of an elongated pavilion with porches, games areas, public toilets, a theatre, a picnic area and an open-air cinema.
Questions related with the design of squares arise from every intervention on their spatial structure. Squares: Urban Spaces in Europe (edited by Sophie Walfrum) offers a comparative perspective on such characteristics as form, size and topography on the basis of analyses of seventy European squares.
The braided network of paths over the Vinalopó River, a project that was an ex aequo winner (together with the renovation of the Old Port in Marseille) of the 2014 European Prize for Urban Public Space, was the Overall Winner of the Archmarathon Awards in Milan.
With suport from the Culture Programme of the European
Union, under the auspices of the "Europe City" project: