Cyclists riding through the vineyards in Loire Valley, France.
Built: Westminster Pier Park, New Westminster, Canada
Architect: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects
What used to be a derelict industrial brownfield site beside the Fraser river has been landscaped with long piers, timber piles and metal furnishings. It's impressive; beside new wildlife habitats, lawns and play areas are clever hinged loungers, inspired by hand-operated trucks that once buzzed around here.