Architectural Landscape Elements
Architectural landscape elements include stalls, Louis Vuitton outlet vending machines, outside lanterns (otherwise called “landscape lanterns”), advertising stands, stairs, fences, garden and park constructions, fountains, obelisks, memorial plates, urban street furniture, litter bins, etc. The notion is old, but if in the past beautification of micro districts ended with asphalting, paving and installation of several litter bins, nowadays the mayors (for instance, Krasnoyarsk mayor) pay great attention to aesthetic modification of cities. All this results in the fact that beautification of urban environment uses architectural landscape elements.
In most cases architectural elements bear not only functional meaning, but lately also decorative meaning. Thus, installation of architectural landscape elements in squares and fashion trends parks lets separate the area on various zones with various purpose or emphasize necessary places. Not long ago there appeared a tendency of unified decoration of micro districts in the cities. The style of architectural landscape elements also should (in the theory) suit urban areas design and match harmoniously with the building-up concept.
Landscape elements can be either assembled of prepared details on site or delivered to the installation site bodily.
There are a lot of requirements put forward to finished architectural landscape elements. They are standard (such as economy, aesthetics, safety, functionality, technological properties) and non-standard (the main one is universality). Customers (as a rule they are city governments) mostly want a standard set of architectural landscape elements to be assembled into a non-standard, more functional urban furniture combinations. Use of such combinations leads to uniqueness of the decorated areas, they become more comfortable for rest and, consequently, more popular with people. This, finally, brings positive impressions on city government.
Unfortunately, there are very few companies working on creation of architectural landscape elements and Louis Vuitton Men Bags unification of urban furniture components. They prefer just making cheaper street furniture and, thus, work up the market. Moreover, according to modern law the regional governments must choose the cheapest offer while declaring tenders on architectural landscape elements purchasing. But low price not at all means high quality and, which is more important, aesthetic correspondence of architectural elements with the already established image of urban building-up. That is why in these conditions the main responsibility lies on architects and designers who work out this or that project of building-up or urban environment beautification.