Mare Nostrum

This post is part of a collaboration with ArchDaily where we will be sharing a selection of unrealized student projects, alongside realized schemes by practices who explore representational techniques. The aim is “to explore the role of the architectural drawing as a tool for communication” and, in the process, provoke a conversation […]

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Things That Are Only Themselves

Things That Are Only Themselves Alejandro Carrasco Project “Ok, Cuatro Vientos, we’ve had a problem here“ Cuatro Vientos Airport is located in Madrid. Nowadays is considered as junk space due to the lack of activity on it, which is limited to a few non-commercial flights […]

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Committing To Architectural Clarity

Committing To Architectural Clarity  Matthew Zuckerman Gasworks Theatre Gasworks Theatre rejects the traditional division between front-of-house and back-of-house space and restructures the theatre around a shared all-of-house zone. This zone is both programmatic and symbolic, permitting greater exchange among spectators, actors, production staff and the […]

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Making Definite Projects

Making Definite Projects FAKT Projects #034 Montpellier Installation FAKT #034 is an installation piece realized in June 2015 in the courtyard 6 rue trésoriers de la bourse, Montpellier in the context of the festival des architectures vives. The project works as a progressive experiment both […]

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Interim Urbanism

Interim Urbanism Kig Veerasunthorn & Stephanie Tager Columbia, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation   Project The History of Working and Living The research began with the history of working and living culture. It wasn’t until the Industrial Revolution that it was predominantly universal that […]

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Architecture As Memory

Architecture As Memory Stefan Bleekrode Project The drawings in pen and ink, are constructed almost entirely from memory to recreate the places Stefan visited and to capture the ingenuity and creativity of various architectural styles. Interview Who influences you graphically? There are many people who […]

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Reflecting Upon Architecture As Theme

Reflecting Upon Architecture As Theme Edoardo Bernardi Project “The project consists in a research on the geographical and anthropological dynamics that determined the morphological evolution of Rimini’s urban form and public spaces. Rimini is divided in two by the railway line, and such division can […]

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Idea Exchange Pavilion

Idea Exchange Pavilion Andreas Angelo Thiis & Vilius Vizgaudis Project The project aims to explore how the organisation of a meeting place can be generated through an analysis of social rituals and weather seasons in Danish culture and climate. The design is organised through algorithm and […]

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Housing Acupuncture

Housing Acupuncture  Anna Vylegzhanina   Project First of all, real estate is a product to sell, secondly it’s a kind of social service. The classic definition of social politics includes education, medical service, social welfare, and also a solution of housing problem. It’s connected with the necessity […]

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A Pistoletto Inspired Interaction

A Pistoletto Inspired Interaction  Giovanni D’Odorico Borsoni, Bianca Felicori, Ilaria Furbetta Project Architecture joins music to involve the human. Starting from the noise of the city as opposed to the silence of the abandoned Agip station, we believe in music as the unique medium to […]

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WATERSCAPES – AMSTERDAM’S KIDSLAND

WATERSCAPES – AMSTERDAM’S KIDSLAND Ana Alirangues, Andrea Briz, Elena Gámez, Ricardo González, Javier Peláez Amsterdam, 2016, ACP (Amsterdam Children Playschool_Archmedium Students Competition [2nd PRIZE] A worn-out edge. Het Stefen Hoof in Amsterdam is an old dock that attracts the crowd to its surroundings and where […]

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Context as Content

Context as Content Nikolay Stulov The Hortus, Housing Russia The neighborhood is located in the very heart of Rostov-on-Don. It is almost exclusively built of low-rise houses with private land lots used for gardening. Bearing in mind the fact that many people who live in apartments […]

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Re-discussing the image of the Athenian Urban Landscape

Re-discussing the image of the Athenian Urban Landscape Ilias Oikonomakis & Angelos Siampakoulis Project This research project looks into the origins of Greek urban landscapes, a unique homogeneous form of urbanism shaped by the perpetual repetition of the fundamental apartment building type of ‘Polykatoikia’. Athens […]

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Reflecting and Developing upon Iranian Cultural Heritage

Reflecting and Developing upon Iranian Cultural Heritage Sina Momtaz From the Earth to the Sky “The Real tradition is not to repeat what others have done but to find the spirit which made these great things and that would make any others at other times.”                                                      […]

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