Month: July 2017

Painting Hopes; Writing Architecture

Painting Hopes; Writing Architecture Rafaella Christodoulidi Project For the past 10 years Gaza has been a conflict zone, where 1.8 million people are illegally enclosed between borders made by man, designed exclusively to divide. Gaza forms part of the spirited Mediterranean coast, however, it is […]

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Edible Infrastructures 

Edible Infrastructures  Magdalena Haslinger     Project Even though food production in general and horticultural production in particular has vast and hugely complex implications; the main discussion nevertheless always circulates around two closely connected main assumptions: Firstly, that HOW agricultural/ horticultural production, connected practices and […]

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Crafting Narratives

Crafting Narratives CIVIC Architects    Interview Who influences you graphically?  We mostly look at movies, paintings and historical architectural visualizations. For instance, the colorful universes of Luc Besson (like the fifth Element) give us new openings. The unique way Wes Anderson captures different atmospheres in […]

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Exploiting The Medium

Exploiting The Medium Marco Lagamba, Leonardo Ramondetti, Cinzia Stella, Chiara Viano Capanna Lepina The project “Capanna Lepina” was developed for the competition “Carpineto Mountain Refuge” promoted in 2015 by the online platform Archistart. The competition required to design a contemporary hut able to enhance the […]

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Provoking Reactions

Provoking Reactions Thomas Magnaval, Charles Bugny & Hugues Azambre ENSA Paris Malaquais, 4th year. Project for the Multi Comfort house students contest 2017 Project This project aims at re-qualifying the two existing buildings as much as the surrounding public space, the way to do it […]

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Contemporary Monuments, an Architecture of Frugality

Contemporary Monuments, an Architecture of Frugality François-Luc Giraldeau Prof, Fabrizio Gallanti @ McGill University *This post is part of a collaboration with McGill Univeristy where we will be sharing a selection of unrealized student projects. Project A bare-bones reclamation of three derelict International Style buildings, this project offers a timely […]

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Architecture for Silence

Architecture for Silence Leina Godin Prof Martin Bressani and Fabrizio Gallanti @ McGill University *This post is part of a collaboration with McGill Univeristy where we will be sharing a selection of unrealized student projects. Project This project proposes an architectural alternative on how we process death, overcoming the […]

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Research Centre

Research Centre Amélie Lessard Prof Gilles Saucier@ McGill University *This post is part of a collaboration with McGill Univeristy where we will be sharing a selection of unrealized student projects. Project The BioInnovation Centre project was not presented with a specific site. Its design process therefore had the opportunity […]

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The Capsule Hotel

The Capsule Hotel Zhong Ji Cai Prof Robert Mellin @ McGill University *This post is part of a collaboration with McGill Univeristy where we will be sharing a selection of unrealized student projects. Project Zhong Ji Cai designs a capsule hotel for cyclists. Inspired by bicycle mechanisms, the […]

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Co-Housing Architecture: An Urban Village

Co-Housing Architecture: An Urban Village Sarah Wu Martinez *This post is part of a collaboration with McGill Univeristy where we will be sharing a selection of unrealized student projects. Project In pursuing the answer to a simple, yet loaded question, “How can housing challenge the way we live […]

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2028 Deliria

2028 Deliria Guillaume Fillion-LaPointe  Prof Martin Bressani and Fabrizio Gallanti @ McGill Architecture *This post is part of a collaboration with McGill Univeristy where we will be sharing a selection of unrealized student projects.   Project This project is born out of a re-reading of Rem Koolhass’ Delirious New […]

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Twofold Representation

Twofold Representation Charlotte Ferreux   Project Conversion center of many flows, major roads and motorways, stations, bus stations and metro stations … Campo Eliseos is the object of a renewal commitment initiated by the municipality. Associated with the Pinacoteca, the Sala Sao Paulo, …, and […]

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