Month: August 2016

Transitions_A Slow Hotel For Slow Living

Transitions_A Slow Hotel For Slow Living Maria Laura Castro The project focuses on the designing of a Hotel with eco-tourist principles in the Costa Rican province of Limon. As a first exercise we had to develop a small “manifesto” about our position towards architecture (in […]

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The Living Wall Around the Lighthouse

The Living Wall Around the Lighthouse Marson Korbi & Roberta Gaetani  The project relates and compares with the typical Mediterranean plastic-wall language that we noticed in: castles forts, paved alleys and urban squares that create a spatial relationship between solids and voids inside of these system, […]

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Building a Contemporary Monument

Building a Contemporary Monument Agatha Lavaud    Project The project proposes a reflexion upon the “Paris metropole”, working on the extension of the parisien monument ; la Comédie Française (classical theatre) in the suburbs. The building is designed in order to transmit the traditional aspect of […]

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The Institute of Incidence

The Institute of Incidence John Wong Project The university was created as a means of knowledge production and dissemination, with early examples existing as concentrations of knowledge. However as technology is becoming a more and more integral part of our lives, we find that they […]

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Presenting Urban Life

Presenting Urban Life Drawing Architecture Studio Interview Who influences you graphically? In terms of architectural drawings, we are very much influenced by the earlier drawings by OMA, Zaha Hadid, and Peter Cook in which we find their own artistic value besides presenting a design idea. […]

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Model Brasilia

Model Brasilia  Julian Bachle  Project The project is based in Brasilia, the capital of Brazil which was inaugurated in 1960. A city which was dropped atop the Brazilian highlands in the country‘s center-western region on open land. It is a model city, designed from a […]

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The Northern Lights

The Northern Lights Nastya Popova, Mikhail Ivanov, Sergey Aksenov, Volodya Vasiliev Project According to the last scientific statistics our planet Earth is being in the state of overpolution and overwarming. Human activities of technogenic kind cause a bad effect on Earth, some of its territories […]

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The Queue_Where Format and Narrative Collide

The Queue_Where Format and Narrative Collide Danny Travis & Alexander Culler  Project The megalomania tendencies of architectural intervention attempt to mandate the physical and social interactions that occupants have in a space.  However, in practice, architecture seems to have very few moments in which it can […]

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A Market of Colour

A Market of Colour Hans Tanggawidjaja   Project New Keputran market in Surabaya is the result of the redesigning of the North Keputran markets that already exists today in Surabaya, the old keputran market redesigned with the new standards and programs. It is intended to […]

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ABBA_A Story of Cinematic Spaces

ABBA_A Story of Cinematic Spaces Axel Christian Borhaven & Armelle Breuil Project Stockholm in a parallel world: Axel and I would meet in a studio of architecture at KTH. We would start a long and fertile collaboration winning a lot of prices and among them […]

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Connecting and Collaging Fragments

Connecting and Collaging Fragments  Sofia Badessi, Silvia Piana and Michela Pradella Project_Turnabout. Three micro-community projects for the lighthouses of the Egadi Islands. Signs of mediations made of land and sea, tense architectures, lighthouses are iconic places of the maritime landscapes. Sicily is located in an […]

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Working Imagination

Working Imagination  Jean-Baptiste de Boisséson Project_RENAISSANCE PIAZZA – LIDO DI VENEZIA CTRL+SPACE International competition Source : The Miracle of the Cross at the Ponte di Rialto, Vittore Carpaccio, 1496. The site for this International Competition is located in the eastern side of the Lido Island, bordering the Adriatic Sea. The plot for this Competition is part of the […]

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