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7 Abandoned Architectural Wonders of Modern Asia Article by Urbanist , filed under 7 Wonders Series in the Global category. (Thanks in part to contributions by urban explorer and photographer Jon Dubar ) Abandoned buildings, properties and places take on remarkably different aesthetic character and are treated differently from one culture to the next – particularly in Asian nations where beliefs about the cultural role of architecture or the whims of a dictator can vary greatly.
Designer Luigi Colani has created a space-saving house with a six square meter cylinder inside that contains a bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. + hanse-haus.de The cylinder rotates left or right bringing the room you want into view of the main living room.
World's Tallest Buildings 2013 These are the tallest skyscrapers in the world as of March 2013 Buildings are ordered by official height. This ordering method deals only with a building's roof height or spire height, whichever is greater, and doesn't take antenna heights into consideration.
This is the part II of the very popular list of 50 strange buildings which has been and is being copied (stolen) by many bloggers. If you wish to post it on your blog or website, feel free to use up to 20 buildings from this list and give a proper link to our website ( http://villageofjoy.com/50-strange.. ) as the source article. I hope you enjoy this weird, odd, bizarre and incredible looking arcitechture! After looking at this magical collection of buildings, don’t forget to check Part III (and also Part I if you haven’t seen it yet) of this very popular architecture post series. 1. Office center “1000″ a.k.a.
Alejandro Aravena was selected as one of the 20 essential young architects by Icon . Architects: Alejandro Aravena , Jorge Christie, Victor Oddó Location: Pirihueico lake, Chile Built Area: 350sqm Construction start: 2003 Completion: 2004 Materials: Stone , Wood , Glass Budget: 1.000 US$ / m2 Photos: Cristobal Palma We were asked to design a summer/winter house in a remote landscape in the most southern part of Chile. More than a design, the client wanted, first of all, an equation that included every possible aspect that one could consider to be included; the design then had to be just the resolution of that equation.
No, I’m not talking about gas stations here. A young couple in Mexico grew tired of living in a conventional home, and wanted to move into something more “natural”. They commissioned Senosiain Arquitectos to build them their new home, and the end result was a gigantic Nautilus.
This house in Bologna, Italy was designed by Duilio Damilano . The house was born from two fundamental requirements: to avoid the stereotypes of the residential buildings in the region, and to realize a technologically advanced house. In order to answer the first demand, the modern house is separated from the surrounding context by walls of green bushes to allow for something new to emerge. The dialogue throughout the house is continuous, the swimming pool leads in to the house, the kitchen opens on to the living room, which is itself overlooked by the upper floor, generating a continuity of visual spaces.
LILYPAD, A FLOATING ECOPOLIS FOR CLIMATICAL REFUGEES 2100, a large crowd of ecological refugees Further to the anthropogenic activity, the climate warms up and the ocean level increases. According to the principle of Archimedes and contrary to preconceived notions, the melting of the arctic ice-floe will not change the rising of the water exactly as an ice cube melting in a glass of water does not make its level rise. However, there are two huge ice reservoirs that are not on the water and whose melting will transfer their volume towards the oceans, leading to their rising. It deals with the ice caps of Antarctic and Greenland on the one hand, and the continental glaciers on the other hand.
Home » Popular , architecture , church architecture , gothic architecture , paris , styles: gothic , whitehot In terms of architectural history there are some buildings which are supercharged with energy. The Basilica of Saint Denis near Paris is one such building. Walk over to the Chancel and the Sanctuary and look up at the vaulting in the ambulatory and here you will see where the Gothic style was born. This building is the starting point of all things Gothic as we know it today. The Mother of all Gothic.
Opening in early 2009 are the Alila Villas Uluwatu in Bali, Indonesia. The 14.4 hectare development offers three-bedroom contemporary Balinese villas for sale, as well as a hotel for those on holiday in Bali. Alila Villas Uluwatu has been designed by the Singapore based WOHA . Visit the website of Alila Villas Uluwatu – here . Visit the WOHA website – here . With Alila Villas Uluwatu, the architects wanted to create more than the usual stereotypical ideas of Bali, creating a design that worked with the dry Balinese Savannah vegetation and gently sloping site, not against it.
Minimalist style is based on the ideas that “less is more” meaning the less objects the better the space will look.Â Here is a spectacular list of 7 clean minimalist homes.Â Whether you like or dislike the minimalist style these homes should leave you calm and less stressful. 1.Â Casa C by architects Duilio Damilano 2.Â Garden and Sea by architect Takao Shiotsuka 3.Â Orr House by Swatt Architects 4.Â Woodside Bay Home by Hillery Priest Architecture 5.Â Openhouse by XTEN Architecture
The SkyscraperPage Diagrams began in 1997 with a mission to create the world's most comprehensive collection of skyscraper diagrams. Today, with over 32,000 structures drawn by over 740 illustrators, our collection of diagrams is the largest and most comprehensive skyscraper diagram database in existence. Timeline Diagrams - Buildings are ordered by year built, giving a historical view of a city's development.
Inhabitat featured the top 10 most impressive green architecture projects in 2008. I really only wanted to highlight a couple, but I really couldn't help myself. These projects are absolutely jaw-dropping feats of ingenuity and innovation. Greenpix Zero Energy Wall