Design Milk: Design Blog with Interior Design, Modern Furniture, & Art. Magazine. Architecture. Struczone. Modern Contemporary Design. ArchiExpo e-magazine Issue#10 - Building the Infrastructure of Next-Gen Cities on Flipboard. New exhibition showcases the work of Swiss architect Gion A Caminada. The timber and stone buildings of Gion A Caminada, a cult figure in Swiss architecture, will feature in an exhibition opening next month at the House of Art in the Czech city of České Budějovice (+ slideshow).
Hailing from Graubünden, the same Swiss canton as fellow architect Peter Zumthor, Gion A Caminada has built little outside of his native region and instead focussed much of his life's work on the village of Vrin, where he established his studio in the late 1970s. Both the population and the economy of the village were in serious decline, so Caminada set about providing infrastructure that would help it to thrive again.
These projects include the Klosterhof Salaplauna farming facility and the Mehrzweckhalle public sports hall. Initally trained as a carpenter and cabinet-maker, the architect also designed a series of houses aimed at combining traditional constructions with modern detailing. "I pose a question to myself what those old architectural systems may give us," he continued. PLATFORM Architecture and Design – 03 – 2015. Architecture & Design Blogs. Dwell Prefab. Experience Prefab Construction: Design, Cost-Effectiveness, and Sustainability.
Since 2005, Joel Turkel and Turkel Design have been Dwell’s lead architectural partners in creating prefabricated homes that embody Dwell’s vision of modern design. Volume 85 Issue 3 (May/June 2015) - Architectural Design. Around the world, a new architectural form is emerging.
In public places a progressive architecture is being commissioned to promote open-ended, undetermined, lightly programmed or un-programmed interactions between people. This new phenomenon of architectural form – Pavilions, Pop-Ups and Parasols – is presaged by rapidly changing social relationships flowing from social media such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The nexus between real and virtual meeting is effectively being reinvented by innovative and creative architectural practices. MAD Architects, Los Angeles, California, United States, Mixed-Use, Multifamily, New Construction.
FROM THE ARCHITECTS (June 19, 2015): MAD Architects reveals 8600 Wilshire, a residential project located in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles. 8600 Wilshire is MAD’s first US project and demonstrates founder Ma Yansong’s core design philosophy: to coalesce nature and community into a living environment among high-density cities.
Bringing the nature found on the adjacent foothills of Los Angeles into the city of Beverly Hills, 8600 Wilshire mimics a small sinuous white hill boasting an 18-unit residential village atop commercial space. Clustered white glass villas and trees ascend upward to contour the Beverly Hills skyline and provide a distinctive streetscape on Wilshire Boulevard. Eco Architecture Archives - AinaRealEstate Blog. Szczecin Philharmonic Hall wins Mies van der Rohe Award 2015. Barcelona-based firm Barozzi/Veiga snatched the premier architectural award given by the European Union this year, the 2015 Mies van der Rohe Award, for its work on the Philharmonic Hall in Szczecin, Poland.
This year, 420 projects were considered, Archinect reports. Platform Architecture & Design - Architecture, design. Untitled. Allens Rivulet House: a mix of spaces in Tasmania. Somewhere in Tasmania between green fields and trees there’s a special two-story building of 346sqm called Allens Rivulet House.
A brilliant mix of context and program is reflected in a sequence of fully enclosed to semi-enclosed spaces. All rooms are arranged in response to a spatial key element determined by the client: the kitchen. Assumed as the central piece of the composition, the kitchen is strategically positioned between two interior patios and the dining area. The garage volume gives access to the entrance deck with a partial battened clear roof. Once inside the house, an open space area gathers living, dining and kitchen only divided by a split-level floor. The most unexpected aspect about this unique home is yet to be revealed: a staircase leads up to a studio room with a storage room. The platform for architecture and design. The Hut of Sleds - holiday house by Crosson Clarke Carnachan. Integrated into the landscape, amid the white sand dunes, in the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand, there is “The Hut on Sleds“, a house for a family with 5 members.
Designed by Crosson Clarke Carnachan, the hut measures just 40 square meters and is mounted on two solid wooden sleds that enable it to be moved closer or further away from the beach. This innovative portability is a response to the ever changing landscape due to the coastal erosion. In the hut, the ingenuity is present again, no corner being overlooked. Each available space has been used, everything is simple and functional. The northwest facade opens to form an awning, revealing two-storey enclosed with glass and steel frames. Hi! April 2015. [Image: From "Destination Docklands" by Emma Colthurst; via Lobby].
This is such a clever architectural model: a project by Emma Colthurst from the Bartlett School of Architecture in London is presented as a narrative gyroscope, an urban universe of wheels within wheels, of shifting ground planes and emerging landscapes amidst a carousel of new horizons. [Image: From "Destination Docklands" by Emma Colthurst]. Homepage - BartlettLobby. ARCHI-NAUTA. An Italian point of view on Arts, Design, Architecture: SUGGESTIONS - CHARMING ITALY: MAZZINI 31. At Monteleone d'Orvieto, in the earth of Umbria, an historical residence where culture, taste ad relax are mixed perfectly, by Patrizio Fradiani, a young italian designer based in Chicago.
Project: Patrizio Fradiani (all rights reserved) Photos: Bob Coscarelli (all rights reserved) Feltrinelli per Porta Volta - Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli. Il progetto urbanistico Il nuovo edificio dove la Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli (di seguito la “Fondazione”) trasferirà la sua sede sorgerà nell’area di Porta Volta tra Viale Pasubio e Viale Crispi, nelle zone 1 e 9 del Comune di Milano.
Category - PROJECTS - Page 1 - Platform Architecture & Design - Architecture, design. E-architect - Architecture News - World Buildings. Casa Hartley in Sardinia by Alberto Ponis. 1 / 15 Casa Hartley merging into the the rocky landscape of the Costa Paradiso, Sardinia, overlooking the Mediterranean. (Photo: Alberto Ponis) The built work of the Italian architect Alberto Ponis is concentrated in the extraordinary rocky coastal landscape of northern Sardinia, where he has lived since 1964.
This series of houses, many of them holiday homes, together have today been recognised as a major body of work, their designs combining a thorough knowledge and training in International Modernism, honed by Ponis having worked with Ernö Goldfinger and Denys Lasdun in London, with a response to and deep understanding of the local landscape or cultural condition – key examples of what Kenneth Frampton termed “critical regionalism” . Reform architekt's mirrored home hovers between the trees. Ambience Images. Frank Lloyd Wright’s West Coast Projects Are Saluted in a New Book. Architecture: 4 Spectacular Homes That Push The Boundaries. Design - digg in! Allens Rivulet House: a mix of spaces in Tasmania. Your daily dose of architecture, design and art. Dailytonic - Your daily Inspiration in Architecture and Design.
On Diseño. Architecture News - World Buildings. An art, design, and visual culture blog. Architecture. Architect Online: The premier site for Architecture Industry News & Building Resources for Architects and Architecture Industry Professionals. Massimiliano Manno. Wired.co.uk – Future Science, Culture & Technology News and Reviews (Wired UK) Ihbconline. Busyboo.com. Dailytonic. Architizer. Contemporist. Architonic.
FX - DesignCurial. ArchiCentral. Archdaily. Issuu. Dezeen. UK designers David Ben Grünberg and Daniel Woolfson have devised a concept for a shape-shifting house that morphs to deal with changing times of day, seasons and weather conditions (+ movie). Woolfson and Grünberg launched The D*Haus Company to develop the concept for the experimental house, which would fold into different configurations so that it can take on up to eight different shapes. The house was first conceived as part of Grünberg's graduation project. "It was originally devised as a home for Lapland to deal with extreme temperatures," Woolfson told Dezeen. "Not many people know it, but they have warm summers and also really cold winters.
" He went on to explain how they've since developed the concept so that the house could be used anywhere in the world. It's LIQUID. Archidose. A couple weeks ago I featured The Boxwood Winery by Hugh Newell Jacobsen on my weekly page, the fifth of such a building type that I've featured. Boxwood and thefourotherprojects are a varied mix that illustrates the relative freedom given architects for a fairly new building type that sits somewhere between the pastoral and the commercial. The Novelty Hill-Januik Winery in Woodinville, Washington by Seattle's Mithun is another notable winery that balances building and landscape to "celebrate wine's agrarian roots.
" The building itself is a balance of expansive, industrial concrete surfaces, soft woods and large glazed areas that make the winery an inviting location that doesn't gloss over its industrial context (the building sits between two railroad lines and just south of numerous large industrial buildings) or the industrial mechanisms that make large-scale winemaking possible. Links: :: Novelty Hill Januik:: Mithun. Worldarchitecturenews. This exquisite market hall in Ghent, Belgium is the work of a partnership between Robbrecht en Daem Architecten and Marie-Jose Van Hee Architecten. The barbed structure spikes across a 24,000 sq m site formerly home to a desolate parking lot in the centre of Ghent, commanding the space between the spires of St Nicholas Church, the Belfry and a Cathedral.
Designed to encourage local residents to convene in the market square for social gatherings and public events, the pavilion above ground marks the location of the brasserie, bicycle park and public toilets below ground, accessible through a new lower ‘green’. The market hall above hosts a plethora of events and the official opening saw hundreds cram underneath its up-lit folds. Breathtaking images of the recently-completed structure have been storming the internet and the responses from locals and architecture enthusiasts have been mixed. K.G. wrote to online portal Dezeen: "I live only 200m away from this building. On Diseño. Summa + Arquitectura Viva. Arqfuture. Wettbewerbe aktuell. Admnetwork. Mont de Marsan Mediatheque, Mont de Marsan (France), 2012 Project by archi5.
Libros de Arquitectura Contemporánea. Mocoloco. Dornob. Denmark-based architect Konrad Wójcik is on a mission to remind humans just how much we have changed the natural world. FX. Dezeen. A.I.D. ISSUU - You Publish. Londonwelsh.org.