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The First-Ever International Bamboo Architecture Biennale, Captured by Julien Lanoo. The First-Ever International Bamboo Architecture Biennale, Captured by Julien Lanoo Last september, the first-ever International Bamboo Architecture Biennale was held in the peaceful village of Baoxi in China's Zhejiang province.

The First-Ever International Bamboo Architecture Biennale, Captured by Julien Lanoo

Curated by local artist Ge Qiantao and architect George Kunihiro, the event saw the construction of 18 bamboo-centered structures designed by 12 architects, including notable names such as Kengo Kuma, Vo Trong Nghia, Anna Herringer, Li Xiaodong and Simon Velez. Aimed at exploring the potential of the sustainable material within contemporary architecture, the structures were built as permanent fixtures that will continue to serve the town after the Biennale’s close. In this photoset, photographer Julien Lanoo has captured the vibrant results of the inaugural event, exhibiting the structures against the rural mountain landscape. Ask the Experts: How to Bring Glass Design Concepts to Reality. 16 Detalles constructivos de aparejo de ladrillos. 16 Detalles constructivos de aparejo de ladrillos Las diferentes formas en que se disponen las piezas de mampuestos permiten configurar una diversidad de espacios habitables.

16 Detalles constructivos de aparejo de ladrillos

A partir del ingenio, el ladrillo ha proporcionado desde espacios exteriores, de forma más protegida, hasta entramados variables, que permiten el ingreso de la luz natural. A lo largo de la historia, tradicionalmente el aparejo de ladrillos constituyó algunas formas predeterminadas de disposición de piezas, como aparejo a sogas, a tizones o penderete. Pero existe una infinidad de maneras de distribución, por lo que seleccionamos 16 proyectos que evidencian el potencial del estudio de la posición de los ladrillos. Conoce una recopilación de 16 detalles constructivos de proyectos que se destacan por el uso del ladrillo. 01. 02. 03. Experience Renzo Piano's Valletta City Gate Through This Captivating Photo Series. Experience Renzo Piano's Valletta City Gate Through This Captivating Photo Series Within the framework of the recent election of Malta to the Presidency of the Council of the European Union—a position that will be held through June 2017—architectural photographer Danica O.

Experience Renzo Piano's Valletta City Gate Through This Captivating Photo Series

Kus has created a photo series detailing Renzo Piano Building Workshop’s Valletta City Gate in Malta. The inaugural international bamboo biennale takes place in rural china. Apr 13, 2017 the inaugural international bamboo biennale takes place in rural china the inaugural international bamboo architecture biennale took place in 2016 in the village of baoxi — an area south of shanghai, china still untainted by urban sprawl. photographed by julien lanoo in its first edition, the event is set against the backdrop of undulating mountains, which provided an appropriate setting for the 12 distinctive bamboo structures erected in response to the local environment. anna heringer – youth hostel / design hotel (above bridge – ge quantao)all images © julien lanoo.

the inaugural international bamboo biennale takes place in rural china

Terra Cotta Studio. Löyly. Wooden Living-Roof Built With Japanese Joinery Techniques Uses Zero Screws. Wooden Living-Roof Built With Japanese Joinery Techniques Uses Zero Screws A multidisciplinary design study by J.Roc Design, based in Boston, has developed a proposal using wood to restore value to an underused rooftop at the southern end of the city.

Wooden Living-Roof Built With Japanese Joinery Techniques Uses Zero Screws

In order to accommodate a series of different activities, which required a wide variety of furniture, and therefore a considerable reduction of space, a subtle treatment was made to the flat surface of the roof creating distinct spaces that could be used for sitting, resting and entertaining. Description from the architects. Boston-based J.Roc Design has inserted a sculpted, modular roof deck into a historic Boston building using no screws or fasteners.

In order to maintain a light touch for strict historic guidelines, the deck is a collection of floating Sapele wood pieces that disassemble into individual 3-foot lengths. Construction Techniques: 7 Innovative Ways to Build With Bamboo. Bamboo has long been used in architecture, but in more recent years, it has been increasingly used to supplement other materials.

Construction Techniques: 7 Innovative Ways to Build With Bamboo

Bamboo may be used during construction, or as an ornamental element on a building’s façade. Few works of contemporary architecture use bamboo as a primary building material, and architects instead perpetuate the same established uses for the plant. Yet its perceived constraints are exactly what makes bamboo so special. The Flow. Bostanlı Footbridge & Sunset Lounge / steb.

Bostanlı Footbridge & Sunset Lounge / steb From the architect.

Bostanlı Footbridge & Sunset Lounge / steb

Bostanlı Footbridge and Bostanlı Sunset Lounge have been designed by Studio Evren Başbuğ Architects as part of the 'Karşıkıyı' concept created for 'İzmirSea' coastal regeneration project. 6 Eye-Catching Corten Steel Construction Details. 6 Eye-Catching Corten Steel Construction Details The characteristics of Corten steel has been respected by all architects, both for its strength and for its particular color.

6 Eye-Catching Corten Steel Construction Details

It corresponds to a type of steel manufactured with a chemical composition that provides an oxidation that protects the piece, practically without altering its mechanical characteristics. The architectural details of Corten steel present a diversity of situations and connections, not only the obvious constructive factor but it also gives an aesthetic value to any architectural project. We have compiled this list of 6 eye-catching Corten steel construction details that stand out the most. 01. 02. 03. 04. 05. 06. Capilla San Bernardo / Nicolás Campodonico. Capilla San Bernardo / Nicolás Campodonico Architects Location La Playosa, Córdoba, Argentina Architect collaborators Martin Lavayén, Soledad Cugno, Virginia Theilig, Gabriel Stivala, Tomás Balparda, Pablo Taberna, Gastón Kibysz Area 92.0 sqm Project Year 2015 Photographs Liturgical advice Don Ambrogio Malacarne, Arq.

Capilla San Bernardo / Nicolás Campodonico

Roberto Paoli, Arq. Gustavo Carabajal Structural Advice Ing. Carlos Geremía Construction Arq. Jerónimo Silva Video editing Fernando Romero de Toma Site area 10.000 m2 More SpecsLess Specs. Vo Trong Nghia Architects Designs Bamboo Beachfront Resort in Vietnamese Cove. Vo Trong Nghia Architects Designs Bamboo Beachfront Resort in Vietnamese Cove Vo Trong Nghia Architects (VTN Architects), has revealed plans for a remote resort located on a private beach on a tiny island in the Ca Ba Archipelago of Vietnam.

Vo Trong Nghia Architects Designs Bamboo Beachfront Resort in Vietnamese Cove

The exclusive resort will consist of a series of structures constructed of the firm’s trademark material, bamboo, and will accommodate up to 160 guests. The resort will be located 2 hours from the nearest airport and accessible only by boat, ensuring visitors will be treated to an exclusive experience within the island’s tropical environment.