Pavilion&Installation 2008. 12. 29. 12:46
Spanish designers Luzinterruptus have completed a guerrilla lighting installation in a Madrid street. The Luz Interruptus (Red) project temporarily decorated 26 street lamps in Calle del Pez with domestic-style shades. According to the designers the installation, carried out on the night of 12 December, cost 180 Euros, took three hours and lasted seven hours. Photos are by Gustavo Sanabria. Here..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 12. 13. 08:30
Amarrada a la isla de los impresionistas en Chatou, la Casa Flotante se balancea al ritmo de los remolinos del Sena. Los reflejos cambiantes del agua impregnan las paredes de madera del interior, en las cuales se recortan dos grandes ventanales. Desde el interior del estudio se ve el pintoresco paisaje que inspiró el “Déjeuner des canotiers” de Renoir en 1881. Una atmósfera de fantasía para la i..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 12. 5. 09:36
[Image: The Waiting Room, Rome, by Jeffrey Inaba/Inaba Projects]. Jeffrey Inaba of Inaba Projects has a new pavilion on display now in Rome, sponsored by Enel, Italy's largest utilities provider. Because of that sponsorship, Inaba "wanted to use numerous forms of alternative energy applications," but decided, in the end, to apply "just one that was highly productive and cost effective." The pavi..
Furniture&Object 2008. 12. 4. 20:17
Design Miami 08: An exhibition of sculptures by Belgian artist Arne Quinze is on show at Wolfgang, Roth and Partners Fine Art as part of Art Basel - Miami Beach in Miami, USA. Quinze describes the Bidonvilles as “shanty towns competing with skyscrapers… Social gravity pushes up the social mass, into the sky.” “The houses will extract all the energy they can from wind, water, sun or frequencies t..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 11. 25. 09:12
mOCEAN 2004mOcean investigated the phenomenological and constructional possibilities of movement and thick space. It was designed for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Contemporary Extension (SFMOMA CX) summer event, entitled Diamond Dust. The event theme was based on the work and production of Andy Warhol's Factory. Drawing from Warhol's Silver Clouds, the installation attempts to capture ..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 11. 13. 11:55
Lighting designer Bruce Munro has completed his Field of Light installation at the Eden Project in Cornwall, England. The installation is situated on the grass roof of the visitors’ centre, and consists of 6,000 acrylic tubes capped with glass spheres and containing optical fibres. See our previous story for more information about the installation, which will remain in place until spring 2009. T..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 11. 10. 09:50
Pipe Light is an installation on an abandoned house in São Paulo, Brazil by French-Brazilian architects Triptyque. The project, part of a design show held at the property earlier this year, comprises metal tubing and lamps wrapped around the inside and outside of the building. The installation was commissioned Houssein Jarouche, owner of the adjacent furniture and homeware store Micasa. More Dez..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 11. 9. 22:42
An exhibition of new work by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is on display at the Albion Gallery in London. The show includes an installation created in collaboration with Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron (above). The work is a variation of the installation created in the Italian Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale in September - see our earlier story. The exhibition continues until 14 Nove..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 11. 1. 18:35
An exhibition directed by Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka called Second Nature has opened at 21_21 Design Singht in Tokyo. The exhibition includes Venus chair, created from crystals that form on polyester mesh left in a mineral solution for over a month. Yoshioka also created an installation called Clouds for the exhibition, which consists of overlapping transparent fibres. “I have tried to c..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 30. 17:16
Our friends at Inhabitat tipped us on this amazing project, the Folded Bamboo Houses + Paper House by Ming Tang. This structures were conceived as a response to the 7.9 earthquake that strucked China last May. In order to relocate the people that lost their houses, the Chinese goverment decided to build 1.5 million temporary homes. For this, Ming Tang proposed a shelter that was easily produced,..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 28. 09:38
Private Client. Richardson, Texas. 2002-2003 Fabrication Products Residential Projects Plug-On is the first in a series of product prototypes, intended for residential structures. It was fabricated and assembled in Houston, then delivered and installed onto an existing modest one-story ranch style house in Richardson, Texas. The client was interested in an addition that would complement the exis..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 22. 23:33
Innsbruck-based architects Astearchitecture have completed a mountain-top viewing platform above a glacier in Tyrol, Austria. The steel structure, completed last month, cantilevers nine metres over a ridge on Mount Isidor. The following text is from Astearchitecture: – Top of Tyrol by astearchitecture The viewpoint platform on Mountain Isidor in Tyrol, Austria is a drawing in the snow, it forms ..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 17. 13:26
June 15th, 2006 This competition entry was submitted with Hannah Tribe and myself and was awarded first place. Let’s hope they go ahead with the suckah. This proposal aims to serve the dual purpose of consolidating North Sydney’s major public transport interchange and providing North Sydney with a tangible and defining marker. The scheme comprises a thin steel roof that links the three sites and..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 14. 09:24
Architects: oficina de arquitectura - Emilio Marín + Nicolás Norero Location: Santiago, Chile Project year: 2007 Photography: Cristobal Palma Within the imaginary of the relatives of disappeared prisoners, not only of Chile, there are a series of recurrent images that are constituted as a sensitive alphabet. Candles put on the ground like an act spontaneous reminder, the posters of the disappear..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 10. 09:31
Off the Grid:Sustainable Habitat 2020 Today, our habitat is very dependent on the international grid of energy &water. Energy crisis, clean water shortage, global warming and environmental pollution are worldwide problems. Understanding cities as dynamic and ever-evolving eco-systems can help us to formulate strategies for a sustainable urban future. The whole project is based on the the brief t..