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..
Architects: 70ºN Arkitektur Location: No defined location Client: 70ºN Arkitektur Constructed Area: 36 sqm Type: Experimental Prefab Builder: Senja Elementer AS Project year: 2004 Photographs: BR - Bent Raanes and Sarah Cameron Sørensen, RSB - Rune Stoltz Bertinussen, 70N - 70°N arkitektur The xbo is primarly a result of the Rotterdam based project ‘PARASITE’ (Prototypes for Advanced/ Ready-made..
Israeli architects SO Architecture have designed the Yehiam Memorial Hall at Kibbutz Yehiam, Israel. The memorial commemorates Israelis killed in the area around Yehiam during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war. Yehiam Memorial Hall On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the convoy to Yechiam, the memorial site for those who were killed in the convoy, and for the fallen Kibbutz members, that is in a ..
Davide Marchetti Architetto have won a competition to design the new Australian Pavilion in the Giardini at the Venice Biennale in Italy. The 500 square metre concrete pavilion will be constructed for the 2008 Venice Architecture Biennale, which opens 14 September to 23 November. Davide Marchetti Architetto’s design was the winning entry to a competition commissioned by Cafe Di Stasio. An exhibi..