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Speedskating Track Cologne in the Kölner Stadtanzeiger

On July 27, the Kölner Stadtanzeiger reported in a large article about our speed skating track in Cologne Weidenpesch.

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Participation in the nrw.landscape architecture award 2020

Our play and sports park in Gummersbach was presented in the brochure of the nrw.landscape architecture award 2020.

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Our Skatepark in Scharbeutz in Playground@Landscape

The international trade magazine Playground@Landscape presented our skate park in Scharbeutz in its 2/2020 issue on four pages. https://playground-landscape.com/de/home/

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Newspaper article about our pump track in Rheinberg

In its article dated January 23, 2020, the Rheinische Post presents our pump track in Rheinberg.

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Our pump track Reichshof Eckenhagen in the magazine of the German Asphalt Association

asphalt, the magazine of the German Asphalt Association, has published Ralf Maier’s article on our pump track in Reichshof Eckenhagen in its 8/2019 edition over three pages. asphalt.de/service/verbandszeitschrift

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“Make children strong” Report in Playground + Landscape

The international specialist magazine Playground + Landscape (p + l) has presented our work on several pages in a report. playground-landscape.com

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“Contribution to international understanding”
Our Skatepark Damascus in the journal sb

The international journal for sports facilities and leisure facilities sb has reported in our issue 4.2019 about our skate park in Damascus. fachzeitungen.de/zeitschrift-magazin-sb-internationale-fachzeitschrift-fuer-sportstaetten-und-freizeitanlagen

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Journal Stadt und Raum / 05.19 / A skatepark in Damascus?!

In its issue 05.19, the journal Stadt und Raum has presented our skatepark in Damscus on its title and a two-page article. fachzeitschriftstadtundraum.de/

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Zement+Beton

The 1,100m² bike and skate park in the Wiehl amusement park, also known as Wheelpark, has been given an article in the Zement+Beton Magazin.

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Stadt und Raum 2 / 2019 Wheelpark

The 1,100m² bike and skate park in the Wiehl amusement park, also known as Wheelpark, has been given a three-page article in the Stadt und Raummagazin.

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Inclusion on rollers

Namibia’s first inclusive skatepark opened in Windhoek on 23 February 2018. In a cooperative venture involving Global Experience Münster, Global Experience Namibia, two UNESCO schools (Schillergymnasium and Primusschule) in Münster, Germany, and the aid organisation ‘skate-aid’, this unique facility has been built at the National Institute for Special Education (NISE). The Cologne ‘Betonlandschaften’ firm designed the skatepark, working on a voluntary basis. The skatepark in Namibia‘s capital of Windhoek is located in Hans-Dietrich Genscher Street near the city centre. In […]

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Skateparks as vehicles of development cooperation

Skateparks are very attractive vehicles for development cooperation for a variety of reasons. They promote social and integrative skills, as well as coordination and sensory-motor skills. Unlike classical club sports, the emphasis here is on self-organisation and group cohesion. They therefore represent a very good means of selfhelp: instead of competitiveness, cooperation is encouraged and is lastingly anchored in society.   The whoel article in german and english:   sb 4-2017 Skateparks DE sb 4-2017 Skateparks EN

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Sports and leisure facility – flyer of german landscape architects

The Federation of German landscape architects from NRW bdlanw a flyer (download) on the subject of sport and recreational facilities put out. Because Skate parks are a fundamental part of modern sports and leisure facilities a park by us in the flyer is in Lübbecke! Sport plays a diverse role in the life of the people. A compete in the athletic competition to top performance, the others find the balance to the job in the movement, operate it with the […]

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Finally, there is a set of rules for skate parks! – Recommendation for Skate and Bike Facilities

Finally, there is a set of rules for skate parks, because in the past decades the popular sports skateboard, BMX and mountain bike became mainstream sports. In addition to the professional field, the roll sports became also an increasingly popular sport and have become integral parts of youth culture and movement in public space. As a result, reinforced skate and bike plants will be built, which should also be suitable for use with other roller sports equipment, like balance bicycles, […]

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(Deutsch) Skatepark in der Garten + Landschaft

In the July issue of the garden + landscape magazine a report on the skate park in Bethlehem, Palestine is included. “Concrete can look beautiful or not. It all depends on what you make of it.” More on this topic and the skate park in Bethlehem can be read in the article here.

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Participation at the DIN standards committee about skate- und parkour facilities

Ralf Maier works through the German Sport University in the DIN standards committee skate and parkour facilities. The Working Committee is responsible for the standardization of skate facilities. The product standards apply to installations for users of inline skates, roller skates, skateboards or similar roller sports equipment and BMX bicycles. The committee defines general and specific requirements and test methods for equipment used in unsupervised areas. Important aspects are eg. security-related requirements for characteristics, test methods, marking and serviceability. [Excerpt […]

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Architects Newspaper published an article about the skatepark Bethlehem

The Architects Newspaper published an article about the skatepark Bethlehem. The Architect’s Newspaper serves up news and inside reports to a niche community of architects, designers, engineers, landscape architects, lighting designers, interior designers, academics, developers, contractors, and other parties interested in the built urban environment. Read the article online: “German landscape architecture firm Maier Landschaftsarchitektur has designed a very colorful addition to Bethlehem, a town you’d be forgiven for foremost associating with the birthplace of a certain Biblical character. Built […]

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FLL recommendation for the design, construction and maintenance of skate and bike facilities

FLL – research and development company for landscape development and landscape construction The FLL pursued by statute exclusively charitable purposes for the promotion of science and research for landscape development and landscaping in areas fundamentals, planning, design and production as well as the preparation and dissemination of policies and guidelines in these areas. Ralf Maier is director of the rules committee for the “design, construction and maintenance of skate and bike facilities”. Currently the “recommendation for the design, construction and […]

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