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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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Successful workshop in Oldenburg

We presented the Backyard e.V. and local Skaters and BMXers of Oldenburg different designs for the new outdoor park. The planning for the final park is in full swing after the feedback!

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Pump track in Aachen is taking shape!

It will not be long before the asphalt pump track on the grounds of the Hubertus Child and Youth Center is completed. The crew of Velosolutions do a good job on the construction site!

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Second Construction Phase for the Leisure and Sports Center in Hof

After the first construction phase of the ice sports facility has almost been completed, we were also commissioned to plan the second construction phase. End of 2021, the complete second phase of construction with skate park, pump track, fistball fields, renaturation Lettenbach, multifunction fields and much more be completed.

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Skatepark Ingelheim in Construction

The crew of Camp Ramps does a good job in building the Skatepark in Ingelheim which we planned. Completion is scheduled for mid-June.

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Movement Landscape in Augsburg just before construction start

For the landscape architecture office Lohaus + Carl we have created the detailed planning and the tender of the movement landscape made of concrete. The construction of the free-formed area is due to begin in early April and the opening is scheduled for the end of June. The team of SKG will implement our planning on site.  

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Skatepark cunstruction in Damscus has begun!

Skatepark builder Arne, Peter and Gabu and four others landed in Damascus and construction has begun! Our colleague David Welter will support the crew next week.

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Betonlandschaften in Nürnberg

  Auch 2018 ist Betonlandschaften wieder auf der GaLaBau Messe in Nürnberg vertreten. Ihr findet uns in Halle 1 Stand 1-629. Besucht uns, wenn ihr mehr über die Planung von Bike- und Skateparks zu erfahren, etwas von unseren Spannenden Projekten erfahren oder einfach nur ein lockeres Gespräch führen wollt. Skater, Biker, Städte und Gemeinden, Landschaftsarchitektur-Kollegen und Kolleginnen, Ausführende Firmen sowie einfach interessierte sind an unserem Stand jederzeit willkommen. Ihr haben euch schon immer gefragt: Was macht einen guten Skatepark aus? […]

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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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Workshop dirt facility Baileypark Hameln, Germany

We will remodel the Baileypark dirt facility. Come to the workshop if you are interested in participating.

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Remodeling of the existing skate park in Sonsbeck, Germany

In the township of Sonsbeck nearby the Niederrhein, the skate park in the playground and sports field on Parkstraße is to be renewed as part of a LEADER project. LEADER was launched by the EU as a support program for sustainable rural development. In this program, there is something special that all citizens of the region can help to shape the development process. The reason for this is the unsatisfactory leisure offer for children and young people in the region. […]

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Sport and leisure facility Gerolzhofen, Germany

The city of Gerolzhofen plans to build a sports park for children, adolescents and athletes. This was given as part of a planning competition to maier landscape architecture. The designated area for this is located in the Schallfelder Straße. Next to the football pitch of the FC Gerolzhofen there is a parking lot, which is to be rebuilt for this sports park. In this park there is going to be space for a skate park, a pump track, a street […]

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Skate park Gummersbach, Germany – speech on the fsb trade fair cologne

On November 09th we will give a speech about the skate park Gummersbach, Germany in the context of the bdla-day, der STADT und RAUM Messe under der FSB-Cologne. The program as pdf: bdla-fsb-2017-werbeblatt

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Skateboarders are ChangeMakers!

Skateboarders are ChangeMakers! Europatour 2017 The three skaters Sujin, Arun und Ramkesh are on their way through europe to tell the story how skating has changed their lifes. Come the the skatepark GUmmersbach, Germany on September 19th to hear their story and to skate together! Video show, skate contest at the skatepark and something to eat and drink awaity you!

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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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Spaces for movement – when standards and user preferences collide

The magazine for landscaping architecture „Anthos” has put out an article by us in its May 2017 issue with the title “When standards and user preferences collide”. In it we explore how norms and other regulations for  skate- and bike parks can be matched with the demands and expectations of its future users. BMX and skateboarding are well-established forms of sport; subsequently, the demand for high quality roll-sport-facilities is on the rise Design and construction of these projects requires a […]

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BMX Freestyle Park will be olympic in Tokyo 2020

BMX has already grown up as a trend sport type in the 1970s and since then has grown. In the scene only BMX-Race was first driven, which became an Olympic discipline 8 years ago. In the seventies and eighties, however, a variety of styles have already developed, mostly under freestyle. BMX Freestyle Park – one of the most popular BMX discipline – will officially be represented at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. The international cycling association UCI has announced that […]

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