Architects: White arkitekter AB Location:Kastrup, Denmark Landscape:White arkitekter AB Engineering:NIRAS Rådgivende ingeniører og Planlæggere A/S Contractor:Københavns Dykkerentreprise A/S Construction year: 2004 Photographs: Ole Haupt, White Arkitekter, Erco Lighting, Åke E:son Lindman Reaching out into the Øresund from Kastrup Strandpark in Kastrup, Kastrup Sea Bath forms a living and integra..
Designer Fabio Novembre has belatedly sent us these images of Insegna Anche a Me la Liberta delle Rondine, a retrospective exhibition of his work at Rotonda di via Besana in Milan, which ended last month. The exhibition title means ‘Teach me too the freedom of swallows’. Open from 11 April to 8 June, the exhibition was designed by Peter Bottazzi and curated by Beppe Finessi.
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven student Ricardo Ploemen has designed a conceptual chapel with wavy brick walls, using an AutoCad script to determine the structure of each facade. Called Brick Tectonics, the project involved generating different structural patterns according to changing parametres, creating curved or pleated walls. Ploemen combined the resulting forms to design a space where a ..
Rather belatedly, here’s a pavilion designed by Beijing studio HHD_FUN for Shanghai, with a surface composed of triangles, divided and divided again in a fractal pattern. Called Embedded Project, the structure was built in October 2008 in collaboration with artist Xu wenkai. It housed an installation that projected imaginary buildings and images from mapping programme Google Earth in response to..
The concept for Line of Work is inspired by the “ripple effect” or more specifically the notion that single elements working together can become more than the sum of their parts. The sculpture is composed of a changing series of individual elements that together create a giant wave-form that reaches out towards the sea. The elements grow in both size and reach along the edge of a pedestrian path..
The chapel was built to honor Nicholas von Flüe, the patron saint of Switzerland also known as Bruder Klaus, and contains his statue along with a single bench and some candles. The architect, Peter Zumthor of Switzerland has been chosen as the 2009 Laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. Most recently critics have praised his Field Chapel to Saint Nikolaus von der Flüe near Cologne, Germany..
Temporarer Pavillon fur die skulptur projekte munster 2007. Der ?Vorplatz“ des ehem. archaologischen Museums erhalt fur die Zeit der Ausstellung eine temporare Platzgestaltung und einen Pavillon als Unterbringung einiger zentraler Servicebereiche (Infopoint, PDA-Ausgabe, Katalogverkauf und einen thematischen Bookshop). Der geplante Pavillon funktioniert als eine Art ?urbane Weiche“ - ein bewegli..
Architects: Plan B - Felipe Mesa, Alejandro Bernal + JPRCR - Camilo Restrepo, J. Paul Restrepo Collaborators: Viviana Peña, Catalina Patiño, Carolina Gutiérrez, Lina Gil, Jorge Buitrago Location: Botanical Garden, Medellín, Colombia Client: Medellin Botanical Garden Builder: Ménsula S.A. Project start: 2005 Completion: 2006 Budget: 523 US$ / m2 Constructed Area: 4.200 sqm Materials: Wood, Steel ..
Architects: MAD Location: Beijing, China Director in Charge: Ma Yansong, Dang Qun Design Team: Dai Pu, Yu Kui, Stefanie Helga Paul, He Wei, Shen Jianghai Type: Courtyard Renovation Construction Engineers: Beijing Nade Environmental Art Design Co., Ltd. Construction Cost: 400,000RMB Project Year: 2009 Photographs: ShuHe, Fang Zhenning & Daniele Dainelli MAD’s proposal for the future Beijing 2050 ..
“Designing is my natural state. I am normal”. That’s how Martin Huberman defines his work for Normal™ studio, a design and architecture office based in Argentina that is involved in numerous design projects that have caught our attention. Huberman and his collaborators are trying to explore what is considered as normal, principally through the kind of things that surround us and are perceived as..
SCALE OROGRAPHY - OPEN AIR THEATER Parametric open-air theater Second Prize Winner 2002 Site: Athens, Greece Program: Variable seating theater from 75 to 500 people Client: Hellenic Ministry of Culture Size: 250-300 m3 Storage volume: 250-300 m3 Cost: 350 000 € Transportation: 10’x10’x36’ containers Ancient Greek Theaters were most of the time built along the curve of existing topography. Hills ..