Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 7. 15:38
Architects: oficina de arquitectura - Emilio Marín, Nicolás Norero (competition phase) Location: Paseo Altamirano, Camino la Pólvora, Valparaíso, V Región, Chile Collaborators: Diego Rossel (development phase) Structural Engineer: INGEVSA S.A. Project year: January - March, 2007 Construction year: April - October, 2007 Materials: GRAU concrete ground slab, Concrete, galvanize steel In December 2..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 6. 13:01
House Place Jordan / Heri & Salli The “House Place Jordan “contains structural interferences in an existing garden plant of a single family house in Klagenfurt - Viktring (Kärnten/Austria). Geometrical existing ways leading through the garden and extended in their function of ways - understood as linear surfaces of spatial possibilities - detaching, consolidating themselves, forming spatial comp..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 5. 23:05
Alex Dragulescu's «Spam Architecture» project designs virtual houses by mapping the content of incoming spam to structural and decorative elements. «The images from the Spam Architecture series are generated by a computer program that accepts as input, junk email. Various patterns, keywords and rhythms found in the text are translated into three-dimensional modeling gestures.»
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 4. 12:05
When artists design hotel rooms their focus is very different from that of the architect. Their curiosity, visions, objectives and their implementation are influenced by other factors than architectural ones. The coherence of the whole (the priority of art) is of central importance. As a result there are no reservations that perhaps too much is being expected of the hotel guests. The Swiss artis..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 2. 00:41
Lilas PROGRAM: Temporary tensile fabric Installation consisting of 3 parasols for the Serpentine Gallery’s Summer Party located in Kensington Gardens. CLIENT: Serpentine Gallery ARCHITECT: Design Zaha Hadid with Patrik Schumacher Project Architect Kevin McClellan CONSULTANTS: Structural ARUP Steel Fabrication: Sheetfabs Ltd. Membrane Fabrication: Base Structures Ltd. Lighting design: Zumbotel Fu..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 9. 28. 18:58
Designersblock have curated seven window installations by designers KithKin, Postlerferguson (above), Matthew Plummer-Fernandez and other at Selfridges department store in London. The installations, on the store’s Duke Street frontage, will be in place until October 23rd. above: Postlerferguson above: Charlie Davidson above: Jim Rokos & Toby Summerskill The following is from Designersblock: – Se..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 9. 26. 23:43
Portrait is an installation at Somerset House in London, created by designers Fredrikson Stallard for champagne brand Veuve Clicquot. The steel structure, which represents the grain of a block of timber, is illuminated from within at night. The installation was part of the London Design Festival and will be open to the public until the end of this month. Here’s some more information from Veuve C..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 9. 26. 09:08
German architects Coordination Berlin and photographers diephotodesigner presented a “multi-faceted design object” called Crystal City Mind in London last weekend. The objects, designed to reflect the surrounding cityscape, are made from high-grade steel that is mirror-polished on one side and matt black on the other. Crystal City Mind was initially developed to highlight the rapidly changing sk..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 9. 26. 08:50
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 ..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 9. 25. 15:37
German architects Coordination Berlin and photographers diephotodesigner presented a “multi-faceted design object” called Crystal City Mind in London last weekend. The objects, designed to reflect the surrounding cityscape, are made from high-grade steel that is mirror-polished on one side and matt black on the other. Crystal City Mind was initially developed to highlight the rapidly changing ..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 9. 25. 08:55
for the 11th annual venice architecture biennale, frank gehry looked to what he considers as one of the most fundamental design tools, the model. large-scale models have always played an important role in the realization of an architectural project, giving one a sense of space, construction details, scale and materiality of the design before it is actually built. for inspiration, gehry looked to..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 9. 23. 00:48
Lichtenstein design brand Cycle 13 launched the production version of their egg-shaped Lomme bed at 100% Design London this weekend. The bed has been developed over a number of years by young Polish designer Agnieszka Bernacka, and has just gone into production. Lomme, which stands for Light Over Matter Mind Evolution, incorporates sound and light therapies which supposedly help people sleep bet..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 9. 22. 13:04
Whistler celebration plaza by BINGTHOM ARCHITECTS As the last undeveloped block of property in the Whistler Village, this site has long been reserved for public use. It will be first occupied during the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games as Whistler's medal celebration plaza. Once the Games are over, it will become a multi-seasonal playground with amphitheatre seating. Central to this publ..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 9. 22. 12:54
SWAS tent SWAS tent is an inflatable structure for shelter, water storage, natural ventilation (air) and solar energy collector. The structure is easy to transport to the disaster site. A quiet fan keeps the tent inflated as long as needed. The structure is installed in less than five minutes and can be folded up in the accompanying bag when deflated. Thin photovoltaic-cell film mounted to the i..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 9. 21. 11:23
French architects O-S created this temporary installation at Hotel Saint-Côme in Montpellier, as part of the Festival des Architectures Vives 08. The installation is made of cardboard boxes, as you can see. Here’s some info from the architects: – This small scale temporary project underlines and sublimates the intimate character of the Hotel Saint-Côme’s courtyard, emblem of the 18th century arc..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 9. 19. 00:50
Architects: Ecosistema Urbano - blog - Belinda Tato, Jose Luis Vallejo, Diego García-Setién Location: Pau de Vallecas, Vial C-91, Madrid, Spain Collaborators: Ignacio Prieto, Maria Eugenia Lacarra, David Delgado, David Benito, Jaime Eizaguirre, Patricia Lucas, Ana López, Asier Barredo, Laura Casas, Fabricio Pepe, Michael Moradiellos Client: Land and Housing Municipal Company, Madrid Council, Dir..