10 Outstanding Outdoor Spaces from Around the World

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Because I'm married to an architect, I'm constantly sent links to wonderful architectural spaces and designs. Lately, I've been bookmarking them in groups. Below are my 10 favorite outdoor spaces collected over the last months. The only criteria for making this list: 1) The design must include some public, outdoor space. 2) Said space must be someplace I'd really want to hang out at and take my own photos. In the meantime, I give you these. Have you ever visited any of these places, especially the ones outside the U.S.? Tell us about it in the comments below.

1. PLAÇA NICARAGUA, BARCELONA, SPAIN


2. FORMULA FOR LIVING, COTHAM SCHOOL, BRISTOL, ENGLAND

3. SQUARE DES FRÈRES CHARON, MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC

4. AMAGER ARK, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK


5. CHARLOTTE AMMUNDSENS SQUARE, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK




6. LANDHAUS, DRESDEN, GERMANY


7. THAMES BARRIER PARK, LONDON, ENGLAND



8. POD?ETRTEK SPORTS HALL, POD?ETRTEK, SLOVENIA


9. THE HIGH LINE, NEW YORK, NEW YORK



10. PROMENADE UND FLUSSBAD LETTENAREAL, ZÜRICH, SWITZERLAND




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