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Skull Bowl Project Uganda

This week we actually wanted to start the “Skull Bowl Project” for our Uganda project. In cooperation with our partner Jack, from the “Uganda Skateboard Union”, we will add a bowl to the skate park. Since the project has been so successful so far, we will also send additional volunteers to Uganda this year to support the locals in the weekly workshops, so that even more kids have the opportunity to take part. Our project coordinator Gabu wanted to head […]

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Won competition in the Freiraum Gestalter magazine

Freiraum Gestalter, the magazine for planning, construction and furnishing reports on the competition for the Moers adventure park, which was won together with Förder Landschaftsarchitekten.

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Preparations for the dirt facility Olympiapark Munich

Preparations for the construction of the dirt facility are currently underway. First the mounds and play equipment are built and in 4 weeks it really starts.

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We are building a new skate park for Kevelaer

In the pilgrimage town of Kevelaer, young people and senior citizens have been working together to build and maintain a skate park for more than ten years. There is an active skater community in the city, which initially worked on the renovation of the old facility, but last year relocated the location and dealt intensively with the development of a new skate park. The existing skate complex is in a state of renovation. Furthermore, it is located outside the city […]

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Ralf Maier at the symposium at DAM Frankfurt

As part of the ongoing exhibition The Playground Project, Ralf Maier spoke on February 19. at the symposium play landscape: meeting space, movement space, free space. The approximately 150 listeners first got an overview of the history of skate facilities. Ralf Maier also outlined the working methods in planning and execution. Here also about the special features of the non-profit international projects, which he realized together with Skate Aid. In this context, a film by Skate Aid was presented to […]

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Working student wanted!

We are looking for a bike / skate-loving working student (m/f/d) for our team in Cologne!

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G+L Garten + Landschaft shows our winning design from Moers on its website

As part of its competition overview, german magazine G + L Garten + Landschaft presents our winning design for the adventure park Moers. Together with our colleagues from Förder Landschaftsarchitekten, Essen, we were delighted last month to have won the competition to design this 3-hectare park with an integrated, 3,000-square-meter skate park.

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Lecture at DAM Frankfurt

Symposium for exhibition “The Playground Project” February 19, 2020 // German Museum of Architecture At 5 p.m. Ralf Maier talks about his experience in designing, planning and building “skate parks and pump tracks” sports ground 2.0 Please register at: dam.vermittlung@stadt-frankfurt.de https://dam-online.de/veranstaltung/spiellandschaft/

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On site in Damascus

Our skate park in Damascus was completed in 2019. Tobi from Skate-Aid recently made his way to Syria – in his luggage: 60kg (!) skateboard stuff. Still the only way to provide the workshops in Qudsaya / Damascus with the necessary material. Due to the political situation, it is not possible to send packages to Syria, or to fly there directly. Entry was only possible through Lebanon and with the help of the good contacts of the project partner, the […]

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Winning design: Adventure site amusement park Moers

We are very happy to have won the competition in Moers. In cooperation with our colleagues, Förder landscape architects from Essen, we received first place for the design of the approx. 3 ha leisure park and the integrated, approx. 3,000 m² skate park. Our conception of the skate park puts a special focus on noise protection, which we will implement through the location and nature of the elements. We also take into account future fun and the challenge for all […]

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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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Skatepark in Sonsbeck is renewed

Skatepark A new skate park is being built on the base of the old skate park.In addition to a pool creates a street area on a total area of ​​about 670 m². The company Camp Ramps from Stolberg (near Aachen) started construction in August. Completion of the entire plant is scheduled for early December.The construction work was only possible through the funding under the Leader project.

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Start of construction in Büren

In the Almeaue in Büren, the Goode-Grete company from Regensburg is starting to build the new skating facility these days.We planned them together with young people in several workshops.On a floor area of ​​approx. 600 m², a skate park will be built using in-situ concrete construction. The existing tree population was integrated into the planning.

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Baufortschritt BMX Anlage Darmstadt, 23.2.2021

Darmstadt gets a new BMX Park

The Darmstadt BMX club has to leave its old location on the historic city wall. In Darmstadt’s Bürgerpark, a new and modern facility is now being built on an area of ​​around 3000 m²  

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Photoexhibition: Giving identity through skateboarding

Self-motivation, confidence and solidarity are distinct personality traits among skaters. Usually, the athletes are also able to apply these skills to school, career and personal life. In the past, the „scene“ has regularly spawned social changes, unconventional solutions, art forms and fashion trends on a global scale, while their origin often remained unknown to he public. But since this is common sense among skaters, it also took one of their own (a skater vom the USA) to realize the potential […]

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FSB Fair Cologne: BDLA Pumptrack Seminar

Ralf Maier from Betonlandschaften / maier Landschaftsarchitektur is speaker at the event as part of the BDLA Day on 07.11.2019 in Cologne on the FSB Fair. Pumptracks – The new roller sports facilities Planning, construction and safety instructions The program is aimed at colleagues with a focus on sports and leisure facilities and builders in municipalities and sports clubs. With this event we offer an insight into the planning, construction and safety requirements to be observed. The basics and decision […]

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FSB Fair Cologne: BDLA lecture “Skateparks – building blocks of peace work in crisis areas” on 7.11.2019

As part of the BDLA day at the planerForum on Thursday, 7.11.2019 Ralf Maier speaks of concrete landscapes / maier landscape architecture on skate parks in crisis areas. He reports from his experience how they are building blocks for peace work. Even the joint construction creates new alliances for children, adolescents and skate-loving adults. After the inauguration, there are many opportunities for encounters.

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„Identitätsstiftung durch Skateparks“ –
maier Landschaftsarchitektur / Betonlandschaften auf der FSB

Halle 7.1 | Stand D042 FSB Messe-Boulevard 5. bis 8.11.2019, ganztägig Vortrag „Skateparks – Bausteine der Friedensarbeit in Krisengebieten“ planerFORUM auf der FSB 7.11.2019, 11.45 Uhr Fotoausstellung„Identitätsstiftung durch Skateparks“ Gespräche & Getränke & GedankenaustauschDienstag bis Donnerstag (5.-7.11.) ab 17 Uhr, Freitag (8.11.) ab 14 UhrFSB Messe-Boulevard, Ausstellungsbereich ÜbrigensAm 7.11. hält Ralf Maier zwei weitere Vorträge auf der FSB: – Sicherheitstechnische Anforderung an Rollsportanlagen – Best Practice – Beispiele von Pumptracks https://www.fsb-cologne.de/

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Pumptrack in Reichsdorf takes shape!

It will not be long before the pump track is open to all bikers in the area.

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Construction Photos from Augsburg

Recent photos of the movement landscape of the Reese Kaserne in Augsburg. It will not be long till young and old can show what is possible on the free-formed concrete surface.

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Bau des Skateparks und Pumptracks in Ingelheim ist abgeschlossen!

After a long period of planning, smoothing concrete and asphalt for hours, the Pumptrack and Skatepark in Ingelheim has been completed. A new hotspot for Ingelheims scene has been purchased. Make yourself a picture and look at the photos of the project on the project page.

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Construction started in Reichshof

The construction of the new pumptrack in Reichshof has officially begun. In a few weeks, the mountain bikers in the area can let off steam on the new track.

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Opening of the Pumptrack in Aachen

On 18th of may 2019 the pump track on the grounds of the Child and Youth Center St. Hubertus was officially opened. The pump track was put on the test sample by numerous bikers, which was a great success.

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Skatepark Damascus completed!

It’s done! The Skatepark, which we have planned in cooperation with skate-aid and SOS Children’s Villages Worldwide in Syria, has celebrated its official opening. The skate park builders have done more than a good job as you can see in the pictures. The park is already being used daily by the schoolkids. Our colleague David Welter also helped diligently with the construction on site. Unfortunately, the playground equipment next to the skatepark was not delivered in time, but is expected […]

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Children’s Youth and Amusement Park Dortmund Hombruch

We were commissioned to create attractive and up-to-date sports and leisure facilities at the Hombruch youth camp. The concept provides many different areas on the multifunctional area: bowl, snakerun, slackline, football field, street area, pump track, children’s run, parkour, calisthenics park, lookout hill, barbecue area and grass court. In addition, it is important to consider all user groups in the form of different difficulty levels. The open spaces for the skating facilities will also be usable for national and international […]

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Update from Syria

We have received some new photos of the skatepark construction in Damascus! Make yourself a picture of the progress on the site.

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