Frank Lloyd Wright - Wasmuth Portfolio. Jose maria saez + daniel moreno flores: algarrobos house, ecuador. Maison de Verre. Maison de Verre's umbrella stand (at the entry) typical of the hand-crafted machine looking interior Coordinates: Maison de Verre (front left facade) The design was a collaboration among Pierre Chareau (a furniture and interiors designer), Bernard Bijvoet (a Dutch architect working in Paris since 1927) and Louis Dalbet (craftsman metalworker).
An Hybrid City for London. The problem of a great flood in London has been selected by Ángel Martínez García as the main problem to resolve with his architectural final project for the University of Alicante this year.
The history of floods in London has been disastrous and repetitive over the years. The first great flood in London in the 20th Century happened in 1901, as reported by the London Daily Graphic that year, much damage was done in the town and they reported that the lower parts of Coventry were completely submerged, the water in some cases rised to the numbers upon the doors. Steve Orland shared an amazing image of that flood here. # MILITARIZED ARCHITECTURES /// Heathrow Fortress Airplot. Weightless by Paisajes Emergentes. Two years ago, Greenpeace UK launched an idea competition (see also the video after the break) to fortify the piece of land they acquired in order to prevent a third runway to be built on London Heathrow Airport.
The idea was to build an architecture that would prevent the accomplishment of construction. Most teams designed some sort of bunkers (see here and here) or towers (see here), but the Medellin (Columbia) based architecture office Paisajes Emergentes proposed a very peculiar idea whose sense of spectacular is as important as its fragility. Exhibition at the Maribor Art Gallery Slovenia. Children Health Resort, Krvavice, Croatia, 1961; architect: Rikard Marasović (© Wolfgang Thaler) For hardcore Modernists visiting Slovenia between the 10th February and the 22nd March the exhibition Unfinished Modernisations: Between Utopia and Pragmatism at the Maribor Art Gallery looks to be something of a treat.
A number of exhibitions, lectures and books have recently spawned that look at the architectural legacy left behind the Iron Curtain. This exhibition concentrates on the former Yugoslavia and looks to understand the role architecture and urban planning played in defining Socialism itself. Modernisation of the country was considered a collective achievement during the Socialist period. This attitude tended to engender megalomaniac projects that fit the perceived scale of the national ego.
Callejeros: Edificios singulares: La Bola de hormigón, toda una atracción. Red Bull Music Academy / Langarita Navarro Arquitectos. Roger Anger's house. An amazing combination between sculpture and architecture, the splendid expression of Auroville's chiefarchitect Roger Anger breaks the mould of the conventional code of 'four walls and a roof habitation'.
A graduate from the classical 'Beaux Arts' in Paris, Roger came to India in 1956. Home to him and hiscompanion Jacqueline, the house has an incredible timelessness about itself. A product of the 60's movement in architecture, with Roger's background as a sculptor, painter, artist, architect, planner and above all a visionary, this house built in the early seventies even today is as contemporary as contemporary can be. As I approach the gate, beyond, there appears a fantasy arising out of the ground in the characteristic red earth of Auroville. The path winding around, the water body, the landscaping with its sculptures are subtly orchestrated mutually enhancing the interplay of ideas as it culminates into the grand finale….. the abode itself. Japanese Shell House by Kotaro Ide. Sunset Cabin / Taylor Smyth Architects Sunset Cabin / Taylor Smyth Architects (7) Putney Mountain Residence by Kyu Sung Woo Architects.
Architect Kyu Sung Woo designed this house in Vermont for him and his family.
The site on the southwestern slope of Putney Mountain is characterized by heavily wooded terrain, large outcroppings of ledge, and dramatic sweeping views. Three clearings in the woods frame the approach to the house from the east and open up the site to the surrounding landscape. The house consists of three simple volumes arranged around a large outcropping of exposed ledge. A living volume faces the western mountains, sleeping quarters face a southern meadow, and a shed volume houses storage and mechanical equipment. ÁGORA LIBERTARIA. Ants of the Prairie › 10. Bat Tower. 2010 : Griffis Sculpture Park, East Otto, NY : Ashford Hollow Foundation Design and construction made possible with an Independent Projects Grant from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the Van Alen Institute as the project’s Fiscal Sponsor; Installation made possible with a grant from the New York State/United University Professions’ Dr.
Malpica Harbour / CREUSeCARRASCO Arquitectos. Architects: CREUSeCARRASCO ArquitectosLocation: Malpica Port, La Coruña, Spain Project + Work Directors: Juan Creus, Covadonga Carrasco Collaborators: Francisco Rosell, Felipe Riola, Roi Feijoo, Belén Salgado, Alexandre Antunes, Bárbara Mesquita, Laura Coladas Completion: January 2009 Total Cost: 2,843,239.43 euros Intervention Area: 13,710 sqm Photographs: CREUSeCARRASCO arquitectos, Xoan Piñón This harbour redevelopment project, developed in conjunction with the Port Authority, is primarily focused on zones where public space can be created.
The harbour was analysed as a place for interrelations and shelter, with the appeal of its fishing industry and its views; a unique location that makes its presence felt in the town with ramps, stairs and balconies. Luminata Closing Weekend - Saturday. I set out late Saturday morning to do my Luminato Circuit.
I had plotted a walking route from my house up to Yorkville Village by way of the Red Ball Project Installation on Queen St. West, then south on Yonge Street to the art installations at the Brookfield Place Galleria and then down to Harbourfront to see Cirque du Soleil. Casa en el pasadizo Buhan. FABRE/de MARIEN Architectes. On the Auction Block, a Home Frank Lloyd Wright Built for a Disabled Veteran. Z1521 « 2011 Zombie Safe House Competition. Concept. Blog Archive » Life in the Torre de David. Home. ChonGae Canal Restoration Project / Mikyoung Kim Design. The ChonGae Canal Restoration Project is an ambitious redevelopment initiative that transformed the urban fabric of Seoul, Korea.
This design was the winning project in an international competition and celebrates the source point of cleansed surficial and sub grade runoff from the city at the start of this seven mile green corridor. The main competition requirement was to highlight the future reunification of North and South Korea. Alison + Peter Smithson. Paritzki Liani Architects. Www.2004-10.jerez.es/fileadmin/documentos/CF06_Sanaa.pdf. Christian Kerez. Edificio Castelar, de D. Rafael de La-Hoz Arderius. Orbital Space Colonies (in form of geometric primitives) Venice CityVision. El árbol que es una iglesia. Maison de thé. paris, francia. charlotte perriand.
Los espectaculares escenarios de «La ópera en el Lago» del Festival de Bregenz — Monkeyzen. Revista internacional de Arquitectura, Arte y Ciencia. Peter Zumthor's House. Thanks Archi Square The building is located next to the previous study by Peter Zumthor, completed in 1986 and still active: a simple construction effectively camouflaged the village houses, wooden slats for the coating.In contrast, the new home-studio is clearly detached from the environment precisely because of the materials: concrete in sight for the walls and corrugated sheet for roofing gable of the body on two levels, where you will find the house. Alteration and introversion that marks the southern wall of the blind study, in reality denounce such strong links with the surrounding area, made up of isolated houses, alternating with small gardens open. The building is organized around a patio by the elongated geometry that opens to the west, instead of entering the study. From this position is clearly visible the large window which gives light to the living room, as other-paginated-off with a steel frame that is detached from the plane of the wall.
Matti Suuronen’s Futuro. Filip Dujardin Architecture. Cardboard Shelter (Casas de cartón para situaciones de emergencia) Air Architecture crea una casa que también sirve para hacer skate — Monkeyzen. Casa para un Hombre de Maíz. Prototipo Caseta-Palet_versión 1.0. Festival centre steirischer herbst. Casa Arango - WikiArquitectura - Edificios y Casas del Mundo. R-HOUSE. MAS Museum en Amberes: el siguiente paso del ‘efecto Guggenheim’ - Arquitectura. The Bird’s Nest by Inrednin Gsgruppen. Banco Sabadell de Mateo Arquitectura - Arquitectura. Paseo de “Els Cims” de Montjuïc, Barcelona / Forgas Arquitectes.
D3HNZ.jpg (620×400) Blob vB3 / dmvA. Reconversión de un territorio devastado. Nakagin Capsule Tower. Villa Bio / Enric Ruiz Geli. Living Architecture Office.