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..
ROSO has launched a major art installation at Clark Shoes Headquarters in Street Somerset, South England. This was commissioned by Mr Lance Clark and is the first phase of two, of the art work situated in the communal court yard in the heart of Clarks office buildings. Concept The installation itself was developed from a single observation - Light is only seen when reflected. A light beam coming..
The theme of the 2010 Shanghai World Expo is “Better City, Better Life”, and the special theme for the Hong Kong Pavilion is “Hong Kong – a city with unlimited potential“. A concept design competition was held in 2008 and received some 80+ submissions. Ida & Billy’s submission was awarded the Frist Prize, and formed the basis for the final design and execution by the government and another archi..
Project information Project: Competition Ossuary Orthen Client: BAi, Den Bosch for Cemetery Orthen, Den Bosch Architects: buijsenpennock architects (Ard Buijsen, Iris Pennock) Collaborators: A2 Studio, Rotterdam (renderings); Reynoud Homan (typography) Year: 2009 Price: 2nd price Program: last resting place for 12.000 dead people Gross floor area: 883 m2 Gross content: 5300 m3 Main materials: Oa..
earlier this year ryuichi ashizawa architects developed 'bamboo forest and huts with water' for the aqua metropolis osaka event. situated on a small island in the center of the city the project consisted of 7 temporary wooden buildings; one for holding workshops, one for daily art programs, one for lectures etc. the forest which was made from curved bamboo acted as a floating roof covering 1200 ..
Architects: R&Sie(n)- Paris Location: Nîmes, France Construction year: 2007 Architects team: François Roche, Stéphanie Lavaux, Jean Navarro avec Nicolas Green Area: 450 sqm interior, 2000 sqm exterior laberinth Clients: Urbain y Elisabeth Souriau Budget: 700.000 EURO (US $1.07 million) Photographs: R&Sie(n) Scenario: 1) Over density of existing forest plantation (trees will be at the right level..