These Fantastical Architectural Illustrations Are Made Using Autocad. Fabiola Morcillo Núñez, an architect from the University of Chile, is 26-years-old and has been formally drawing under the name 1989 for about a year and a half.
Her illustration project uses basic tools of architecture to build fictitious and imaginary spaces based on Asian architecture and pop art. Fabiola is aware of the design benefits of paper and uses its abilities to imagine spaces without any limits. "Architecture as a discursive tool has helped me a lot in constructing my own form of representation," says Fabiola who is inspired mostly by Eastern culture. At school she had the opportunity to participate in the Ocho al Cubo (Eight Cubed) workshop, which brought eight of the most important architects of Japan to 8 of the most important architectural schools in Chile.
A Walking City for the 21st Century. In a world where people live more mobile lifestyles than they have for centuries, cities are facing a problem they rarely planned for: their citizens move away.
When jobs and resources start to decline, modern cities, such as Detroit, suffer difficult and often wasteful processes of urban contraction. In contrast to this, Manuel Dominguez's "Very Large Structure," the result of his thesis project at ETSA Madrid, proposes a nomadic city that can move on caterpillar tracks to locations where work and resources are abundant.
Of course this is not the first time that the idea of a nomadic city has been proposed. Ron Herron's Walking City is one of the more recognizable Archigram designs from the 1960s, and has been influential to architectural theory ever since. However, the design for the "Very Large Structure" expands on the Walking City by including strong proposals for energy generation on board the city. Hostel Wadi / Studio Bernardo Secchi & Paola Viganò. Architects Location Molenstraat 62, 2460 Kasterlee, Belgium Design Team Uberto degli Uberti, Tommaso Fait, Steven Geeraert, Emmanuel Giannotti, Stefano Peluso, Günter Pusch Area 952.0 sqm Project Year 2013 Photographs Realization Uberto degli Uberti, Günter Pusch, Wim Wambecq, Kasumi Yoshida Collaborators Dirk Jaspaert, Dries Beys, Bruno Depré From the architect.
De Hoge Rielen is a place for civic and ecological education in the 300-hectare forest of a former military base. The O-shaped “Hostel Wadi” encircles part of the pine forest, retained as a memento of a disappearing artificial landscape that is rapidly transforming into broadleaf vegetation. A circular, ever variable winter garden towards the pine forest acts as a space of appropriation and continuity between interior and exterior, between groups and the individual. Behind every project lies a specific interpretation and conceptualization of the territory. “Réinventer Paris” : pour Anne Hidalgo, quel coup de génie ! - Permis de construire, le blog archi de Luc Le Chatelier. Tout le monde en parle.
Mercredi 3 février 2016, Anne Hidalgo a dévoilé la liste des vingt-deux lauréats de “Réinventer Paris”, le grand concours d'architecture lancé par la mairie sans débourser un kopek. Au programme, beaucoup de salades (au sens propre) et quelques très belles promesses, à voir au Pavillon de l'Arsenal... This “Horizontal Skyscraper” Expands Central Park to Infinity and Beyond.
New York City is known for its expansive views: Nothing approaches the modern sublime quite like taking in the Manhattan skyline from a Brooklyn rooftop.
However, the city does not offer a comparable experience with regard to the natural world. Beautiful as Central Park is, the experience of nature one finds here is cozy and personal, not breathtaking in the manner of the Grand Canyon. For most New Yorkers, this isn’t a problem — but Yitan Sun and Jianshi Wu feel differently. Their radical conceptual proposal would turn America’s favorite urban park into a vast wilderness, complete with mountains, and surrounded with 1,000-foot mirrored walls that would extend its vistas literally to infinity.
Add To Collection Save this image to a collection “Our proposal is a hybrid multi-functional mega structure,” explained the designers in a statement. The mirrored walls around the perimeter of the park constitute the façade of a “horizontal skyscraper.” All images courtesy of eVolo. The Architect’s Time Machine: 7 Sci-Fi Renders That Will Take You Back to the Future. The best architectural renders are not only beautiful images, they also convey amazing ideas about architecture, and there is a dedicated A+Award category for these projects. both built and unbuilt renders are eligible for submission!
Enter your project here and act fast — THE EARLY ENTRY DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 30th. “Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads!” Behold: today is the day that Marty McFly was transported to in “Back to the Future Part II,” and in many ways, it will come as a real disappointment to diehard fans of the franchise. The reality is not quite what it should be, after all: hover-boards are only just taking off, and we most definitely still need roads … even if we don’t have to worry about driving ourselves along them as much as we used to. Of course, it is part of every architect’s job to imagine what might be. Add To Collection Save this image to a collection.