ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 10. 12. 16:22
In 2006, Foundation Greenland Street invited Office for Subversive Architecture to develop the first of their annual architecture commissions which will inhabit the roof of The Blade Factory. More pictures by Johannes Marburg and text form the architects after the break. “Kunsthülle LPL” is a temporary installation for a major new venue for contemporary art in Liverpool. The rooftop structure is..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 10. 8. 00:10
The guys from Pb Elemental Architecture sent us their latest house in Queen Anne, Seattle. More pictures & architect’s description after the break. This single family residence responds to the clients’ desire to live in a dramatic and well-lit space. Translucent polycarbonate sheets enclose the major living spaces resulting in an abundance of natural light and an interior wall that changes with ..
Furniture&Object 2008. 10. 6. 16:29
Limited Edition Design Dolls by Olivia Lee June 25th, 2008 Limited Edition Design Dolls is a series of three figurines of famous designers, featuring Zaha Hadid (above), Jaime Hayon (below) and Karim Rashid. They are created by Olivia Lee, who graduated from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London this month. The series comes from the observation that “today, designer personali..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 10. 2. 00:41
Lilas PROGRAM: Temporary tensile fabric Installation consisting of 3 parasols for the Serpentine Gallery’s Summer Party located in Kensington Gardens. CLIENT: Serpentine Gallery ARCHITECT: Design Zaha Hadid with Patrik Schumacher Project Architect Kevin McClellan CONSULTANTS: Structural ARUP Steel Fabrication: Sheetfabs Ltd. Membrane Fabrication: Base Structures Ltd. Lighting design: Zumbotel Fu..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 9. 28. 10:55
Young Spanish architects CrystalZoo have designed an extension to the Seu University of La Nucia, an external site of the University of Alicante in La Nucia, Spain. The two-storey extension wraps around one wing of the existing college building and includes a new reception area and cafeteria. Photographs by Guillermo Luijk and Crystalzoo Studio. The following text is from the architects: – Seu..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 9. 25. 15:44
Careyjones architects and Jefferson Sheard Architects have completed Soundhouse, a rubber-clad music studio designed for the University of Sheffield. “The overall aesthetic of the black rubber quilt is intended as a literal translation of the need to acoustically contain the building’s use,” explains Mike Harris of Careyjones. The three-storey building is covered with four 14 x 8 m rubber shee..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 9. 14. 19:50
Venice Architecture Biennale: Architect Greg Lynn has won the Golden Lion for the Best Installation Project in the International Exhibition at the biennale, for a series of furniture made from recycled children’s toys. The other award winners were: Golden Lion for Best National Participation to Poland (Pavilion at Giardini) for Hotel Polonia; and Silver Lion for Promising Young Architect in the ..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 9. 7. 21:32
Milanese architects AquiliAlberg have created a lounge at interiors exhibition Casa Decor in Turin, Italy. The installation incorporates 13 Vertigo side tables, designed by AquiliAlberg for Italian design brand Moroso and launched earlier this year. Casa Decor continues until 25 September and is part of the year-long Torino World Design Capital 2008 event taking place in Turin. The following inf..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 9. 4. 09:56
Agnes b., Soho store window, 2007 Clothing retailer Agnes b. asked us to design a low budget store window installation that made a connection to our project for the Young Architect's Program at the P.S.1 Contemporary Arts Center. We used a flexible scissoring net structure similar to the "Droopscape" structure at P.S.1, but here in a vertical configuration so that the net formed a large-scale ch..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 8. 27. 11:13
The Museum of Modern Art and P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center present an installation in P.S.1's outdoor courtyard by Los Angeles-based firm Ball-Nogues, led by Benjamin Ball and Gaston Nogues, winner of the eighth annual MoMA/P.S.1 Young Architects Program. The competition invites emerging architects to propose an installation for the courtyard of P.S.1 in Long Island City, Queens. The objective o..
Pavilion&Installation 2008. 8. 27. 08:58
UNStudio will create an installation called The Changing Room at the Venice Architecture Biennale, which opens in September. The installation will be part of the main biennale exhibition curated by Aaron Betsky and called ‘Out there: architecture beyond building’. The Venice Architecture Biennale runs from 14 September - 23 November. The following information is from UNStudio: – UNStudio – The C..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 8. 11. 19:23
Architects: GRID Architekten GmbH Luxemburg-Wien - Gerhard Klocker, Ric Thill, Isabella Straus Location: Styria, Austria Function: Holiday Cabin Construction year: May 2007 - August 2007 Site Area: 480 sqm Constructed Area: 68.12 sqm Construction: Prefabricated Wood / Artificial Grass Photographs: Lukas Schaller