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..
A public art installation developed for and in collaboration with Vito Acconci Studios in New York. This project is currently in concept development phase. A US city is redeveloping a car and pedestrian pathway that runs through the city. A section of this pathway in the downtown area runs through a tunnel, for which we developed concepts for a reactive light art installation. This installati..
wHY Architecture has shown us their expertise on cultural projects at different scales: the Grand Rapids Art Museum (the first LEED Gold certified museum) on the large scale in one side and the Royal/T Gallery on a smaller scale, among other cultural projects shown on their website. And now they share with us a cultural project on the infrastructure scale that I had the chance to see when I visi..
Chicago Nov 06- Jan 07 Installation with work by Plasma Studio Plasma Studio's was invited to conceive a site specific installation for the launch of this new gallery for architecture in the Arts District East Pilsen, Chicago. The approach was from the beginning to enhance the already rich modulation of the gallery and its multiple levels and mezzanines with a system that makes visitors discover..
The Traveller, an installation by Belgian artist/designer Arne Quinze, opened in Munich, Germany last month. The installation marked the opening of a new Louis Vuitton store within the Oberpollinger department store in the city. Here’s some text from Louis Vuitton: – Louis Vuitton pays tribute to famous artist Arne Quinze and collaborate with him to celebrate the opening of its new store at Ober..
Last weekend, the installation “Lighttube” by German architect Marco Hemmerling was introduced at the 9th annual festival Arbres et Lumières in Geneva, Switzerland. The concept for the illumination at Square Pierre Fatio in the city center is based on two major aspects of spatial perception. In first place the installation amplifies the relation between the central column and the surrounding tre..
Radical Craft was awarded third for their proposal Soms Atoll for the World Sustainability Center (one of the winning proposals by KOW was previously featured on AD). For the project, the architects questioned the possibility of the World Sustainability Centre in Friesland creating a new interpretation of the relationship between the man-made and the natural. The Soms Atoll operates at the scale..
Nya Nordiska, a leading international textile company based in Dannenberg, North Germany, whose early stages were strongly influenced by Scandinavian design, recently received a highly unusual enquiry from the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg. The legendary interior landscape “Fantasy Landscape“ by the designer Verner Panton was to be returned to its original condition for the museum's exhibition “Interieu..