University of Innsbruck graduate Andreas Hoerl has sent us these images of his thesis project called Flotsam - swimming architecture. The project is a conceptual design for a floating gallery where students and architects can exhibit their designs. Here’s some text from Hoerl: – flo tSA_M - swimming architecture (function: architecture gallery) The idea is to create a stage for architects/studen..
Ruta del Peregrino - HHF Lookout Point State of Jalisco, Mexico, 2008 - Client Secretaria de Turismo, Gobierno de Jalisco Official project Site: http://rutaperegrino.wordpress.com/ List of Architects HERLACH HARTMANN FROMMENWILER with Alexa den Hartog, Janna Jessen Team HERLACH HARTMANN FROMMENWILER with Alexa den Hartog, Janna Jessen The other Architects and Designers involved in the Project ar..
Here are some more images and plans of Alpine Capsule by Lovegrove Studio, which was officially presented by Ross Lovegrove at Alta Badia, Italy, this month. The capsule comprises a mounting living unit, where visitors can stay over night in the Italian Alps. Power is provided by several “power plants’, which consist of photovoltaic panels combined with a vertical axis wind turbine. See our prev..
Architects: Pearce Brinkley Cease + Lee PA Location: Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA Constructed Area: 558 sqm Project Team: Jeffrey S. Lee, FAIA; Jennifer Olson, AIA Associate Architect: SFL+A Architects Client: City of Fayetteville Structural Engineers: Fleming & Associates Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing Engineer: Stanford White & Associates Contractor: Ellis Walker Construction Co. Project ..
Japanese architects SANAA will create an installation at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in Barcelona, Spain, this month. The project will consist of acrylic curtains arranged in a spiral within the pavilion, reflecting and distorting views through the structure. “We decided to make transparent curtains using acrylic material, since we didn’t want the installation to interfere in any way with the..
Studio Lovegrove, the London-based office of designer Ross Lovegrove, have designed a glass mountain shelter called Alpine Capsule. The proposed capsule has a diameter of eight metres, is made from glass with a reflective coating and has a 360 degree view. Solar panels and vertical wind turbines provide power for the capsule, where visitors can stay overnight. The shelter will be located in the ..
Final Wooden House / Sou Fujimoto Architects: Sou Fujimoto Architects Location: Kumamoto, Japan Project Team: Hiroshi Kato Structural Consultant: Jun Sato Structural Engineers Lighting: Hirohito Totsune Contractor: Tanakagumi Construction Design Year: 2005-2006 Construction Year: 2007-2008 Site Area: 89,3 sqm Constructed Area: 15,13 sqm Photographer: Iwan Baan Lumber is extremely versatile. In a..
Architects Bjarke Ingels Group have won a competition to design the Danish Pavilion for Expo 2010 in Shanghai, China. The pavilion will incorporate 1500 bicycles for use by visitors during the Expo. A bathing pool at the centre of the pavilion will be filled with sea water from Copenhagen harbour, shipped to Shanghai. The Little Mermaid statue from Copenhagen harbour will be shipped to Shanghai ..
Architect: Sami Rintala Landscape Architects: Eedo Space Architectural Design, Seul, Republic of Korea Location: Anyang Park, Anyang, Seul, Republic of Korea Materials: Steel, Wood, Concrete, Gravel, Glass Construction: October-December 2005 Finish: January 2006 Constructed Area: 72sqm Client: Anyang City / Public Art Project Collaborators: John Roger Holte, Artist, Norway; Finnforest, Wood Ph..
Brooklyn architects Solid Objectives - Idenburg Liu (SO-IL) have designed a rooftop landscape of allotments to showcase green roof technologies on an industrial building in Queens, New York City. The project has been commissioned by Garden City Roofs, a company that specialises in green roof systems. “As a result of [Mayor] Bloomberg’s PlaNYC, in which he call for buildings to be more energy eff..