Dánské architektonické studio BIG a jeho hlavní architekt Bjarke Ingels slaví jeden úspěch za druhým. Nyní zvítězili v soutěži na návrh Kimball Art Center, které bude stát v americkém městě Park City ve státě Utah. Postaveno bude nezvykle ze dřeva a moderně bude podle stylu Bjarke Ingels Group pootočeno aby dostalo správnou dynamiku.
first image 'the shenzhen stock exchange' by OMA, shenzhen, china image © wanyu he on a recent trip to shenzhen, china, designboom got up close and personal with rotterdam-based practice OMA . michael korkora, associate in charge, gave an in-depth presentation on the building which is currently under construction. as towers of the past have been associated with a supporting structure that embeds and cuts itself off to the exterior public zones, this building elevates the base creating an urban connection to its surrounding context with a co-planar area of interaction and reflection. as the traditional actives of the stock exchange evolve into highly technological labs of communication, the interior programming for this space reflect the needs of workers to be exposed to green spaces, areas of celebration, collaboration and artistic expression. we have complied a video to showcase the complexity and nuances that have gone into designing the details of this tower.
first image 'house with eaves and an attic' by ON design partners in tokyo, japan all images courtesy ON design partners photographer: koichi torimura japanese architects ON design partners (osamu nishida, takanori ineyama, rie yanai) have completed 'house with eaves and an attic', a three-level dwelling on a hilly site in in tokyo, japan. standing slim and tall, the design features an exaggerated pitched roof that is translated to the form of the interior space. exterior view of roof form
first image 'house with empty lot' by ON design partners in fujisawa, kanagawa, japan all images courtesy ON design partners japanese architecture practice ON design partners (osamu nishida, takanori ineyama) has shared with us images of 'house with empty lot', a private dwelling for a musician and surfer couple in fujisawa, kanagawa, japan. aiming to accommodate for the clients' respective hobbies and lifestyle, the design is conceived as a hybrid living space with an individual 'house' on either ends. entrance situated on a tight site with barely any open faces, the project features a slight kink in its orientation to pivot towards the entrance. the free-standing structure is minimal in its openings, gaining the majority of its interior daylight through elevated windows and a skylight. maintaining the proportions of the surrounding buildings, the exterior is read as a multi-level house in its approach. (left) view in to main space (right) communal area
first image 'tiered lodge' by naoi architecture & design office in nasu, japan all images courtesy naoi architecture & design office image © hiroshi ueda tokyo-based firm naoi architeture & design office (katsutoshi naoi, noriko naoi) has completed 'tiered lodge', a multi-storey holiday house for a family of three in the nasu highlands, japan. surrounded by a dense forest of deciduous trees, the design focuses on establishing a sense of unity with the outdoor environment while simultaneously taking advantage of the sloping plot. on site image © hiroshi ueda
first image 'KCV house' by graux & baeyens architecten in mechelen, belgium all images courtesy graux & baeyens architecten image © luc roymans belgian practice graux & baeyens architecten (koen baeyens, basile graux) has sent us images of 'KCV house', a renovation project to a three-storey family house in the city center of mechelen, belgium. enclosed from three sides by adjacent structures, the design aims to secure large vistas for each level through the street facade while seamlessly integrating itself into the city's urban fabric. street elevation image © luc roymans
first image 'granite web' by diller scofidio + renfro, aberdeen, UK image © diller scofidio + renfro new york-based firm diller scofidio + renfro in collaboration with scottish practice keppie design and philadelphia-based landscape architecture practice olin studio have produced the winning competition proposal 'granite web', a city garden for the heart of aberdeen, united kingdom . a fusion of nature and culture, the cultural center is integrated into a three dimensional network of connections evoking the form of an elastic web. extending into the encompassing urban context, the pathways are derived from relevant site lines to support park and cultural activities while merging the existing and contemporary layers of the city. placed upon a historic river site, the permeable parkland will reveal the multi-tiered archeology while connecting the city's future as a technological hub for art, leisure and commerce. view form rosemount district
first image 'house in midori - ori no ie' by studio synapse in gunma, japan all images courtesy studio synapse image © koichi torimura japanese architecture practice studio synapse (mikiya ueki, saori ueki) has shared with us images of 'house in midori - ori no ie', a single-storey private dwelling on a quiet and remote site in gunma, japan. taking advantage of the generous open nature of the plot, the design features a large terrace to the front while focusing on providing multiple access points from all directions. front elevation image © koichi torimura characterized by a large sheltered terrace to the south, the house sits comfortably removed from the site line, creating buffer zones to the east and the west which act as outdoor play area for the children. the low-lying structure features a single-sloping roof that lifts up to the southwest corner of the plane. wrapped in a dark metal cladding, the terrace draws visual focus through a wooden construction and finish.
first image 'vertical landscape' by ryo yamada located in sapporo, japan image courtesy of y. maezawa an artistic display of white synthetic fiber netting created by japanese artist/architect ryo yamada is located in sapporo, japan. sited inside the upper level exterior courtyard of a historical building, the installation responds to open air conditions. fifty eight square pillars measuring 3.6 meters in height, covering an area of 600m2 are suspended from a horizontal plane of synthetic fabric. illuminated by the sun image courtesy of ryo yamada the top of the delicate columns are open allowing light to filter through the translucent textile tube. a calm breeze sways the airy pillars producing a tranquil connection between earth and sky. this environmental art intends to evoke a range of emotions in visitors meandering within the space as it responds to varying weather conditions and sun angles. inside the fabric netting pillar image courtesy of neil hartmann
first image 'polikatoikea' by filipe magalhaes and ana luisa soares first prize winner polikatoikea was the first prize winner at an open ideas competition organized by the origami architecture competition in oporto, portugal, which was held during november 2011 to january 2012. designers filipe magalhaes and ana luisa soars, took the name from a greek rule (polikatoika) and a swedish philosophy (ikea) as a political move that seeks the densification of the city through low-cost construction targeting a young and unattached client. on a conceptual level the project attempts to provide an idea that fights the desertification of an unstable economic conjecture, where low cost appears as an affordable solution. view from one of the upper levels