Pavilion&Installation 2008. 11. 1. 18:35
An exhibition directed by Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka called Second Nature has opened at 21_21 Design Singht in Tokyo. The exhibition includes Venus chair, created from crystals that form on polyester mesh left in a mineral solution for over a month. Yoshioka also created an installation called Clouds for the exhibition, which consists of overlapping transparent fibres. “I have tried to c..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 30. 17:16
Our friends at Inhabitat tipped us on this amazing project, the Folded Bamboo Houses + Paper House by Ming Tang. This structures were conceived as a response to the 7.9 earthquake that strucked China last May. In order to relocate the people that lost their houses, the Chinese goverment decided to build 1.5 million temporary homes. For this, Ming Tang proposed a shelter that was easily produced,..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 28. 09:38
Private Client. Richardson, Texas. 2002-2003 Fabrication Products Residential Projects Plug-On is the first in a series of product prototypes, intended for residential structures. It was fabricated and assembled in Houston, then delivered and installed onto an existing modest one-story ranch style house in Richardson, Texas. The client was interested in an addition that would complement the exis..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 24. 09:07
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..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 22. 23:33
Innsbruck-based architects Astearchitecture have completed a mountain-top viewing platform above a glacier in Tyrol, Austria. The steel structure, completed last month, cantilevers nine metres over a ridge on Mount Isidor. The following text is from Astearchitecture: – Top of Tyrol by astearchitecture The viewpoint platform on Mountain Isidor in Tyrol, Austria is a drawing in the snow, it forms ..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 19. 17:33
Young Irish artist Debbie Smyth has created a series of objects by weaving tape measures. Smyth was one of the winners of Dezeen’s competition to show work at Talent Zone at Tent London last month, where she also showed her Pins & Thread project. See our earlier story. Debbie, who graduated in textile design this year, uses techniques like knitting, knotting, basket making and origami. The follo..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 17. 13:26
June 15th, 2006 This competition entry was submitted with Hannah Tribe and myself and was awarded first place. Let’s hope they go ahead with the suckah. This proposal aims to serve the dual purpose of consolidating North Sydney’s major public transport interchange and providing North Sydney with a tangible and defining marker. The scheme comprises a thin steel roof that links the three sites and..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 16. 00:07
“Pues esa es la belleza que cualquiera quiere para su arquitectura. Una belleza desnuda, inteligente, esencial, capaz de cautivarnos por la cabeza y por el corazón.” Alberto Campo Baeza, en "A ideia Construída", pág. 47, Caleidoscópio, 2004. Este equipamiento de apoyo para eventos está en un jardín, entre árboles y arbustos que determinaron su diseño. La churrasqueira vuela sobre la fuerte pendi..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 14. 10:16
Architect: DSDHA Client: MoreLondon Structural Engineers: Jane Wernick Associates QS: David Langdon LLP Contractors: Alandale Logistics LTD Subcontractors: Martin Childs Ltd Landscape Architect: Gross Max Landscape Architects Services Engineer: ARUP
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 14. 09:24
Architects: oficina de arquitectura - Emilio Marín + Nicolás Norero Location: Santiago, Chile Project year: 2007 Photography: Cristobal Palma Within the imaginary of the relatives of disappeared prisoners, not only of Chile, there are a series of recurrent images that are constituted as a sensitive alphabet. Candles put on the ground like an act spontaneous reminder, the posters of the disappear..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 10. 09:31
Off the Grid:Sustainable Habitat 2020 Today, our habitat is very dependent on the international grid of energy &water. Energy crisis, clean water shortage, global warming and environmental pollution are worldwide problems. Understanding cities as dynamic and ever-evolving eco-systems can help us to formulate strategies for a sustainable urban future. The whole project is based on the the brief t..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 10. 09:22
Bühnenbäume 2003 - 2006 Küchwaldpark 24, 09113 Chemnitz Bauherr Parkeisenbahn Chemnitz Projektleitung Susanne Hofmann Baupiloten Hendrik Bohle, Kai Grüne, Stefan Haas Entwurf Eine Baumlichtung Die Chemnitzer Parkeisenbahn feiert Ihr fünfzigstes Jubiläum ganz besonders: Im romantischen Küchwaldpark der Stadt wird eine neue, überdachte Kleinkunstbühne mit 120 Zuschauerplätzen eingeweiht. Das Bahn..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 9. 09:10
TRAM STOP Sergio Cardell Plaza. Alicante. SPAIN Light Light Alicante is a 400.000 inhabitants city of the southeast mediterranean spanish coast. Over the last years, there has been building a new tram infrastructure, using the old rails of the local train. This line connects all the towns of the coast, ending in Denia, a northern city of the province, where ships departure to Ibiza. This stop, i..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 8. 16:42
VTOL - Vertical Take Off and Landing, an installation by designers Kram/Weisshaar, went on show outside the Liechtenstein Museum in Vienna this month. The 1.3cm thick concrete installation is part of Vienna Design Week, which runs until 12th October. Photography courtesy of Ditz Fejer. The following is from Kram/Weisshaar: – At the invitation of the Vienna Design Week, Clemens Weisshaar and Reed..