The AA’s 2008 summer pavilion lands in Bedford Square Photos by Sue Barr and AA students Designers: AA students Location: Architectural Association, Bedford Square, London London’s Bedford Square is once again being transformed by the arrival of a dynamic timber structure. The Swoosh is this year’s winner of the AA’s summer pavilion competition. Working from an original concept by student Valeri..
예로부터 라디오 부터 티브이 까지 본래의 구조와 기능을 은폐시키는 것도 디자인의 큰 역할이었다. 요즘 많이 보이는 유선형, 곡면형의 디자인은 왠지 이러한 측면을 의도하든, 하지 않았든 크게 부각시키는 듯 하다. 물론 예전 라디오 소파를 만들던 시절의 껍데기를 만드는 것과는 다른 생각과 이유를 가지고 있을텐데 그 시간의 간극과 다른 이유들이 쉽게 손에 잡히진 않는다. 프로그램, 기능과 외피의 관계는 더 이상 종속적인 것이 아닌, 외피 자체만으로도 의미를 전달 할 수 있다는 자신감에 대한 표현이라고만 생각하기엔 뭔가 부족한. 한번쯤 생각해 볼 만 한 이슈가 아닐까.
King Abdulaziz Center for Knowledge and Culture by Snøhetta June 27th, 2008 Construction has begun in Saudi Arabia on the King Abdulaziz Centre for Knowledge and Culture by Norwegian architects Snøhetta (via Bustler via Dezain). The centre, commissioned by Saudi oil giant Aramco and designed to “reflect the history of oil in Saudi Arabia” - will incorporate a museum, library, theatre and cinema...
PRIVATE MUSEUM Museum. México City. 2007 The challenge of this visionary project is that it will become the first Art Museum in Mexico city with such an avant garde form, breaking by this with all the paradigms in our country. It will also create a state-of-the-art facility to house and display artwork that meets the standard of International Art Institutions. There will be an auditorium, librar..
The design, in collaboration with British firm Dynamic Architecture Group, will be premiered in two locations: Moscow and Dubai which were chosen for very different reasons. Dubai was Fisher’s first choice for the tower. He said: “Dubai is a city of the future and I think that the building of the future should be in the city of the future.” He took inspiration from UAE Vice President and Dubai r..