A group of students of the Faculty of Architecture and Design at Aalborg University, Denmark, finished a Digital Design Miniproject. Originally Art615 is meant as an art pavilion for a crime-related park in Aalborg, Denmark. The concept mainly focused on drawing attention from the unsafe park, and ensuring the feeling of a safer environment for the visitors. Intense work of 43 students at the De..
detailed railroad crossing 1. accessible railroad crossing 2. steel tube 3. water distribution unit 4. bench (cleaning feet) 5. drinkingwater fountain (filled by train) 6. toilet unit (wheelchair accessible) 7. waterfilter 8. toilet (flushed by train) 9. the only wave you don't want to ride (triggered by train) 'trestles 2.0' by dutch architects stefan de vos and jeroen lemans is a proposal for ..
british architect john pawson in collaboration with salvatori and lighting specialists KKDC exhibited at the interni think tank exhibition, milan. the installation entitled ‘house of stone’ was a simple, house shaped architectural structure made from recycled stone- consisting of 99% stone scrap and just 1% natural resin to act as a bonding agent. the linear MoMo LED light source produced by lig..
garden composting shed by groves-raines architects a garden composting shed in scotland, designed by nicholas groves-raines of groves-raines architects (GRA). has won an american institute of architects (AIA) excellence in design award for 2010. detail of the woven bars conceived as an extension to the garden at inverleith terrace, edinburgh (a detached house remodelled by GRA in 2003) the organ..
Dan Brill Architects of the UK are among 12 international practices shortlisted to design a pedestrian footbridge for Trestles Beach, a surf spot in southern California. The Safe Trestles design competition, organised by Architecture for Humanity, sought designs that give provide surfers access to the beach from the road on the bluff above, carrying them safely across a railway line while protec..
ahead of its public opening, designboom visited japanese designer tokujin yoshioka's solo exhibition 'spectrum' at museum. beyondmuseum in seoul, korea. one of the newest and much anticipated works of the exhibition is yoshioka's 'rainbow church', consisting of hundreds of crystal prisms, arranged in a 9-meter-high stained glass installation which flood the museum space with spectrums of color. ..
PROJECT: Danish Pavilion at the EXPO 2010 SIZE: 3.000m2 CLIENT: EBST COLLABORATORS: 2+1, Arup AGU, Arup Shanghai, Tongji Design Institute, Ai Wei Wei, Jeppe Hein, Martin De Thurah, Peter Funch LOCATION : Shanghai, China Architect: BIG Creative Director: Bjarke Ingels Partner-in-Charge: Finn Norkjaer Team: Tobias Hjortdahl, Jan Magasanik, Claus Tversted, Henrick Poulsen, Niels Lund Petersen, Kami..
hyunil oh and keunbo yang of new york city have one the TOGS (temporary outdoor gallery space) competition organized in collaboration with art alliance austin and the austin foundation for architecture. 'art tent' is designed to sympathize with neighboring surroundings. as an object, the exterior surface communicates with nature and urban context while the interior surface is intended to communi..
Design: Knippers Helbig Advanced Engineering Location: Shanghai, China Client: Shanghai World EXPO Land Holding Co. Ltd., Shanghai Managing Partners: Prof. Dr. Jan Knippers, Dipl.-Ing. Thorsten Helbig Contributors: Florian Scheible, Florian Kamp, Dirk Richter, Roman Schieber, Johannes Beran Cooperation: ECADI, Shanghai, China Gross Floor Area: 280,000 sqm Membrane Roof Area: 65,000 sqm Project Y..
american firm archi(te)nsions developed a thematic pavilion for the yeosu 2012 world expo - which intends to raise interests and awareness of the oceans and to explore educational and scientific aspects of the state of the art research on the marine environment. to celebrate the ocean and its unifying element they developed their design concept around the shape of a waterfall. waterfalls are typ..
Shanghai Expo 2010: architectural photographer Iñigo Bujedo Aguirre has send us another update from Shanghai Expo 2010; this time the German Pavilion designed by architects Schmidhuber + Kaindl. The pavilion is called “balancity” and represents “a city in balance between renewal and preservation, innovation and tradition, urbanity and nature, society and its individuals, work and recreation, and..
Shanghai Expo 2010: architectural photographer Iñigo Bujedo Aguirre is at Shanghai Expo 2010 this week and will be sending us some of the first photos of the completed pavilions, starting with the Spanish Pavilion by Miralles Tagliabue (EMBT). EMBT’s pavilion has a wicker facade over a steel structure. The Expo opens on 1 May and runs until 30 October. All photographs are copyright Iñigo Bujedo ..