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HackingHealth | Bringing innovation to healthcare. World Population Prospects - Population Division - United Nations. The 2017 Revision of World Population Prospects is the twenty-fifth round of official United Nations population estimates and projections that have been prepared by the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat. The main results are presented in a series of Excel files displaying key demographic indicators for each development group, income group, region, subregion and country or area for selected periods or dates within 1950-2100.

A publication labelled Key findings and advance tables, which provide insights on the results of this latest revision, is also made available. Quick Navigation Disclaimer: This web site contains data tables, figures, maps, analyses and technical notes from the current revision of the World Population Prospects. Brutalist Architecture London | A Guide To Brutalism. There has been a shift in attitude towards the architectural style of Brutalism – buildings once dismissed as ugly have now found themselves the objects of new found affection. The much-maligned buildings with their intimidating slabs of concrete and severe block forms have been bullied, called unkind names and threatened with demolition but are now enjoying a renaissance of sorts.

People are coming out in support for some of the world’s most iconic buildings – voices louder and prouder than ever. When it comes to Brutalist architecture, London is home to some of the finest examples on the planet. The following is a guide to Brutalist London that provides an overview of the architectural style and its origins. What is Brutalism? This can get complicated so here are the basics. According to RIBA, here is what to look for in a Brutalist building: 1.

The short video below provides a brief introduction to New Brutalism and its origins: History of Brutalism Brutalist Architects – the Big Players by. Financiamiento colectivo transforma un camión en una exposición itinerante de arte y arquitectura. "¿Qué mejor manera de difundir el evangelio del diseño que liberarlo de sus cimientos de ladrillo y concrero para moverlo a todos los destinos posibles?

" Esta es la idea detrás de Circus for Construction - una propuesta que transforma un camión en un espacio de exposición itinerante de arte y arquitectura. Si el proyecto llega a su meta de recaudación de fondos en Kickstarter, la idea es llevarlo a diferentes ciudades de los Estados Unidos, entre ellas, Provincetown, Providence, Ithaca, Buffalo, Portland y Boston. En cada lugar, el espacio alternativo y experimental destacará la experiencia y el talento local, entregando conferencias complementarias, talleres, eventos e incluso cerveza.

El proyecto cuestiona la idea de que la obra de arte tiene que ser buscada por el espectador, sacudiendo los estereotipos acerca de lo que supuestamente es una galería. Equipo de diseño: Ann Lui, Larisa Ovalles, Craig Reschke, Ben Widger y Ashley Mendelsohn. Forgotten Spaces: Proposals T – U. Proposals for Forgotten Spaces: Three Mills Thermals: Tilth to Table; Tower Hide; Trailblazing; Under Change; Underground Overgrowth; Union Green; Urban Gardens and Urban Suture Forgotten Spaces is an ideas competition run by RIBA London in collaboration with Design for London. Its brief was to propose innovative ways of taking advantage of under utilized sites within the city. Source: We Made That Three Mills Thermals by We Made That A pop-up thermal spa to create a surprising public space for the residents of Newham, old and new, to enjoy together.

Source: Annabel Brown Architects Tilth to Table by Annabel Brown Architects Floating allotments and sheds on lighter vessels, on the Thames, with Dry Docks converted into a floating theatre, cinema or play space. Source: Matt Rollings and Chris Toland Tower Hide by Matt Rollings and Chris Toland Tower Hide aims to improve an existing viewing area of the Tower of London making it accessible for all visitors in any weather. Archivo: Propuestas Explorativas. El archivo de este lunes se concentra en proyectos, no necesariamente construibles o tangibles pero que buscan traspasar los límites de lo imaginable en la disciplina.

Fuera de las escuelas existen pocas oportunidades de diseño que nos permiten imaginar sin límites, ya sea por restricciones de presupuesto, materiales, normativa, etc. Los concursos de ideas son el escenario perfecto para echar a andar la imaginación y dar respuestas, a veces un poco abstractas, a problemas contemporáneos. Desde espacios habitables en la Luna y bajo el mar hasta un mirador flotante en Africa, estos proyectos buscan cambiar la manera de ver y entender la arquitectura y su relación con el espacio natural y construido. Ganadores del eVolo 2012 Skyscraper Competition Floating Waterfront Village: Trees of Life / Yi Wang and Jin Wei (China) Cloud Capture / Taehan Kim, Seoung Ji Lee, Yujin Ha Derek Pirozzi / "Umbrella" Propuesta Heat-Wind-Hang, tercer lugar en concurso IWC África / Sudáfrica ArchDaily EspañolUtopía.