Month: October 2016

We Are Like Bowerbirds

Other Architects Interview Who influences you graphically? In the eastern part of Australia, where we live, there is a type of bird called a satin bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus). For some reason, the males of this species like to collect blue objects, and place them within […]

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Exploring and Challenging the Domestic

Exploring and Challenging the Domestic  Vasiliki Bakavou Project Due to the evolution of technology, which brought the concept of working from home, flexibility on working hours, great reduction of the necessary working space and easier transmutation of any space to a workplace, the traditional notion […]

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Pull up Hanoi

Pull up Hanoi Ilaria Pezzini, Giulia Piacenti, Elisa Vendemini and Rossella Villani, Università IUAV di Venezia. The aim of our project is to free up the road space and shops from storage of goods. The space now occupied by goods may in fact be released while […]

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Creating Opportunity for Change

Creating Opportunity for Change Saphiya Abu Al-Maati_Master of Architecture 1 Candidate – Adam Frampton Studio – Columbia GSAPP These images portray a snapshot of the newly proposed campus for Atlantic City. Aiming to return the city to the residents who live there rather than tourists […]

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Mixed Realism Meets Flatness and Symbolism

Mixed Realism Meets Flatness and Symbolism  Nowadays Office_Olena Grankina, Alena Kazaryan, Anna Kopeina, Natalya Mastalerzh, Nata Tatunashvili, Anastasia Tikhomiriva, Polina Philippova, Lera Choobara Involving the work of Nadezhda Zlobina (3D rendering) Project In May 2015, the 90000 sq m territory of the former vodka factory […]

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The Daring Story Teller

The Daring Story Teller Eu Jin Lim & Shann Yong Brick Lane is a neighbourhood renowned for its diversity in its multi- cultural and pluralistic society. The ever-growing culture of these collective needs shapes the architecture. The linear site if the old train station portrays […]

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Translating a Mental Collage

Translating a Mental Collage Juan Gurrea Rumeu Ever since the first agricultural revolution in the Neolithic, farming has been responsible for a radical transformation of the natural environment and a key player in global urbanisation. Increasing demands for production have resulted in industrial food worlds, […]

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The AJ Manual

The AJ Manual DIS Copenhagen Project The “AJ Manual” is the outcome of the elective course “Detailing and Sustainability in Scandinavian Architecture” held by Angela Gigliotti, co-founder and co-director of the practice U67 (http://www.office-u67.net/) during the two semesters of 2016 within the Architecture and Design […]

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Interpreting Surrealism in Venice

Interpreting Surrealism in Venice Giacomo Tomidei, Michele Ciervo & Lorenzo Ranzani The beautiful and unique city of Venice, which floats in the middle of the Venice Lagoon, is protected from the Adriatic Sea by a thin strip of land, the Lido, that face the sea […]

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Depicting Spaces

Depicting Spaces Tom Grillo Interview Who influences you graphically? I try to maintain an open mind to take influence from all graphical sources. In particular, studying the drawings of historical and contemporary architects provides ideas on how to manipulate the view, composition, and lighting to […]

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The Future of the Monument is Unclear

The Future of the Monument is Unclear Anthony Gonzalez Project The future of the Monument is unclear. Undoubtedly a critical typology, the ubiquity of digital imaging is eroding the urgency for physical monuments to maintain the collective memory of the urban. In this way, it […]

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