These projects are part of the National Tourist Routes, unique drives through the most spectacular countryside Norway has to offer. The National Tourist Routes are being developed and operated by the Norwegian Public Roads Administration as a nationwide project. Its goal is to provide a network of such routes throughout Norway by 2015. Architects: 70ºN Arkitektur Location: Vestvågøy, Lofoten Isl..
two- by - block by a - asterisk 'two - by - block' is a proposal by japanese firm a - asterisk for a small shop in the town of hokkaido. with a floor area of 30 square meters the shop is constructed using leftover scraps of wood. the project involves a special construction method, where the initial structure is built in the winter time using a snow mountain as a base to create the exterior. 'two..
Architects: Gokhan Avcioglu & GAD Location: Istanbul, Turkey Project Team: Ozan Ertug, Serkan Cedetas Collaborators: Besiktas Municipality Project Area: 320 sqm Budget: $500,000 Project Year: 2007-2008 Construction Year: 2008-2009 Photographs: GAD Located in one of Istanbul’s most populated and diverse neighborhoods, Besiktas is an eclectic area with a village-like atmosphere that is in the proc..
Client: British Land Project Manager: M3 Consulting Architects: Carmody Groarke Engineering: Arup Landscape Architecture: EDCO Lighting design: Maurice Brill Lighting Design Contractor: BOVIS Sub Contractor: Skanska Specialist Sub contractors: Sheetfabs, Nottingham London architects Carmody Groarke have completed a pavilion in London featuring a steel plate supported eight meters above the groun..
This vortex-shaped, temporary outdoor installation at Materials & Applications in Los Angeles warped the flow of space with a featherweight rendition of a celestial black hole. Hovering over M&A's courtyard, Maximilian's Schell was a spectacle the size of an apartment building constructed in tinted Mylar resembling stained glass. The piece functioned as a shade structure, swirling overhead for t..
Commissioned for the 2008 Coachella Valley Music Festival in California, Copper Droopscape floated over the expansive festival grounds for ten days, providing both visual spectacle and shelter from the harsh desert sun. Throughout the day, music fans sat, talked, and slept in the dappled pools of colored light and shadow produced by the canopy. At night, Copper Droopscape was lit from underneath..
all photos by Stephanie Lin Chris Chalmers, of BIOS design Collective, was hired as a scripting consultant by San Francisco firm Iwamoto-Scott (ISAr) for their Voussoir Cloud installation at the SCI-Arc Gallery, opening August 8th. From ISAr’s description of the project : “Voussoirs, the wedge shaped masonry blocks that make up an arch, are redefined in Voussoir Cloud using a system of three-dim..
Alumnos: Ronald Hernández, Marcelo Valdés, Osvaldo Véliz. Año: 2006 - 2007 Proceso de diseño: marzo – noviembre 2006 Proceso de construcción: diciembre 2006 – agosto 2007 Fecha de entrega de la obra: 04 de agosto de 2007 Staff de profesores: Kenneth Gleiser, Alberto Huidobro, Juan Román, Blanca Zúñiga. Profesor guía: Kenneth Gleiser Materialidad: Madera reciclada, despuntes tablas de pino destin..
Architects: LAVA - Chris Bosse, Tobias Wallisser and Alexander Rieck Location: Sydney, Australia Project year: 2008 Project Team: Chris Bosse, Tobias Wallisser, Alexander Rieck Collaborators: Jarrod Lamshed, Esan Rahmani, Kim Ngoc Nguyen, Anh Dao Trinh, Erik Escalante Mendoza, Pascal Tures, Mi Jin Chun, Andrea Dorici Materials: Specially treated high-tech Nylon and light Area: 300 sqm Volume: 3,..
I can remember my mother telling me that in order to fall in love, you must put your energy towards the heart and the stomach. Studio Arne Quinze (SAQ) out of Brussels, Belgium clearly understands the recipe for love. Located in the heart of the city, at the Mont des Arts, lies a small yet big idea restaurant, KWINT. It sits within the recently renovated Congress Palace that was inaugurated duri..
Architect: Li Xiaodong/atelier Location: Pinghe, Fujian, China Project Area: 240 sqm Budget: RMB650,000 Project Year: 2008-2009 Photographs: Li Xiaodong Located at a remote village, Fujian Province in China, the project does not only provides a physical function – a school + a bridge, but also presents a spiritual centre. The main concept of the design is to enliven an old community (the village..