Architects Denton Corker Marshall have won a competition to design the Te Wero Bridge in Auckland, New Zealand. The twin-leaf aluminium bascule bridge will carry cyclists, pedestrians and buses between the city centre and Wynyard Quarter, a regeneration area on the waterfront. The bridge features two liftable decks - one for vehicles and the other for pedestrians and cycles - supported by a 60 m..
Architect: McBride Charles Ryan - Rob McBride & Debbie-Lyn Ryan Location: Blairgowrie, Australia Project Team: Adam Pustola, Meredith Dufour, Michael McManus, Angela Woda Constructed Area: 290 sqm Photographs: John Gollings It’s like a half space, half enclosed, half open. Neither in nor out - a new version of the good old Aussie verandah. Its like a giant multi-sensory organ, the sun, the sky, ..
Architect: Sancho-Madridejos Architecture Office Location: Almadén, Ciudad Real, Spain Principals: Sol Madridejos & Juan Carlos Sancho Assistant - Technical Architect: Martin Pozuelo Project Leader: Luis Renedo Collaborators: Luis Renedo, Juan A. Garrido, Emilio Gómez Ramos, Patricia Planell, Marta Toral, Andrey García, Javier Moreno Project year: 1996-2001 Photographs: Hisao Suzuki The idea of ..
‘softshelf’ is a shelving system which aims to shed the conventional rigid form of book shelves. the design is completely customized by the user who chooses the over size of the unit, size and shape of the individual blocks and the curvature of unit. using CNC technology each shelf can be digitally customized and then built to the specifications. this malleable design system is what gives the sh..
Fluid, one of the most eye-catching designs for the much-anticipated 2012 World Expo in Yeosu, South Korea, is a whale-like pavilion designed by Melbourne-based Peddle Thorpe Architects (PTA). Their organic floating exhibition space is designed around the concept of adaptability, making the structure useful for many scenarios, even long after the World Expo has concluded. With it’s environmental..
PROJECT: WVOWS TYPE: Invited Competition CLIENT: H-Hagen Fastighets AB COLLABORATORS: AKT, Tyréns, Transsolar SIZE: 100.000 M2 LOCATION: Malmo, Sweden STATUS: 1st Prize Partner-in-Charge: Bjarke Ingels Project Leader: Nanna Gyldholm Moller Team: Gabrielle Nadeau, Daniel Sundlin, Jonas Barre, Nicklas Antoni Rasch, Jin Kyung Park, Fan Zhang, Steve Huang, Flavien Menu, Ken Aoki BIG, in collaboratio..
Tiffany & Company Gehry Jewelry Launch, 2006 In the fall of 2005 Tiffany & Company hired Ball-Nogues to create the environment for the gala event celebrating the launch of its line of jewelry and accessories designed by architect Frank Gehry. The happening took place on a closed portion of Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California. It featured temporary constructions that filled the street, honor..
Richard Sweeney and Liam Hopkins of Manchester-based design studio Lazerian have designed a light shade made from modular, birch plywood components. The shade is constructed from 1.5mm CNC-cut pieces, joined with bolts and wing-nuts. The design uses 26 unique components, repeated throughout the structure. Photographs by Richard Sweeney. The following information is from Hopkins: – Modular Form: ..
The Jerde Partnership’s Namba Parks, in Osaka, Japan, was just named one of the winners of the Urban Land Institute’s 2009 Awards of Excellence: Asia Pacific competition. When asked to create a gateway to redefine Osaka’s identity, the architects responded with this project that would become a natural intervention in Osaka’s dense and harsh urban condition. The rooftop park offers a sloping park..
Polish Design Season: for his masters project student Adam Wojtalik proposed a conceptual design for the Delft University of Technology’s Faculty of Architecture, whose previous campus was destroyed by fire in 2008. Called The New Bouwkunde, the campus would feature an eleven-storey tower and a five-storey pavilion. These would be connected by a curved, glazed roof, almost half of which would be..
Architects: Taller Territorial de Mexico Location: Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China Design year: 2008 Construction year: 2009-2010 Curator: Ai Weiwei, Beijing, China Client: Jiang Yuan Water Engineering Ltd, Inner Mongolia, China Constructed Area: 1,000 sqm aprox The name of the house: “TRUST HOUSE” is the origin of the project. A place where a family can feel a sense of security, a place simple eno..
Barber Shop / Lior Vaknin & Sabi Aroch Architects: Lior Vaknin & Sabi Aroch Location: Rehovot, Israel Project year: 2007-2008 The hair strand project started its way by considering the idea of what a hair strand is and what kind of insights it can provide for designing the interior space of the barber shop. Hair has a particular geometry and dynamics derived from natural law. The strand geometry..