OpenStreetMap. By Piuarch - Blog - Abraham Garcia. Milan-based practice Piuarch is the leading company to that put together such a comprehensive building 'Bentini headquarters'.
The building is located in faenza, of Ravenna, Italy. The offices compromises two parallel buildings, one for employees and a warehouse for archives and services. A transparent enclosure at the ground level eliminates a sense of boundary and delicately elevates the building. The 300 square meter roof garden projects views above the existing low-rise structures to focus attention to the encompassing city and countryside, providing an ideal area for events and conferences. Defining the external appearance, a modular facade with a grid of rectangles in diverse sizes and orientations are layered over the glass curtain wall. The Bentini headquarters by PIUARCH in Faenza, Ravenna, Italy.
Bentini Headquarters / Piuarch. Architects: Piuarch Location: Faenza, Ravenna, Italia Design Team: Francesco Fresa, Germán Fuenmayor, Gino Garbellini, Monica Tricario Built area: 6,500 sqm Client: Bentini S.p.a.
Year: 2009–2011 Photographs: Andrea Martiradonna The new administrative and operational headquarters of Bentini Building & Engineering is in Faenza, set in a sparsely populated area where the landscape is strongly characterized by the presence of farmland. The office building consists of a single, linear volume set back from the road, and has been designed according to the highest standards of quality, combining great flexibility of the interior spaces with a simple and well-organized floor plan on different levels. The top floor can be utilized for events and conferences also by the local residents, offering townspeople an opportunity to experience the space of the company that opens onto the city that hosts it. * Location to be used only as a reference. Piuarch website. Illustrated Maps. Denis Wood’s Dissertation – I Don’t Want To But I Will (PDF) I Don’t Want To But I Will: Title Page of Denis Wood’s Dissertation Throughout graduate school I heard tales of the Denis Wood’s outrageous dissertation, curiously titled I Don’t Want To But I Will.
Of particular interest are the scathing Acknowledgments, where Denis took his advisors to task. A worn copy of the Acknowledgments was passed among grad students as a bit of intellectual contraband. But the content was what was most important. It’s a crazy dissertation. The dissertation was printed in a very limited number by the Clark University Cartographic Laboratory. By Denis Wood Download it by chapters (below) or as a single 685-page document. The Maps of Piri Reis. Alastair Cassell – Online Portfolio. Mathew Borrett - Home. The Cypress Trees are Talking Now: House 2. In my investigation into house I have come across a few main desires for housing: easenotease, iconnoticon, commoditynotcommodity, and appearanceprocess.
This section of my investigation deals with all of these, but mostly with the fourth. Many homes are bought or sold based on appearance, "I'm a millionaire, I can't live in a trailer park! " or "That house is just another McMansion, I want something designed well. " Taking the latter statement to the extreme we come upon houses that are in some ways unlivable but are designed to the nines. Based on Dillon's recommendation I've focused on Eisenman's variants to explore this issue more. Peter Eisenman’s Houses I-VI In this first batch of pre-Jungian houses Eisenman is saying that humanity and house collide in specific and separate ways.
House I is a series of six two-story bays. House II (above) is designed by Eisenman’s latching onto the idea of the magazine as both a vertical and horizontal element. Giornale Nuovo: Steingruber’s Alphabet. Steingruber’s Alphabet The book about Johann Theodor de Bry’s Neiw Kunstliches Alphabet that I mentioned a couple of weeks ago was one of a set of four alphabet-themed volumes by Joseph Kiermeier-Debre and Fritz Franz Vogel that I’d purchased via abebooks from Bücher Thöne of Greven, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
These were originally published by Ravensburger in 1997-98, and seem to have since been re-issued by Urania-Verlag, of Stuttgart. Baumschlager Eberle. MarketLab by Amador, Batista, Varandas, Santana. Students: Ana Sofia Amador, Gonçalo Batista, João Gama Varandas , Mariana Santana University: Faculdade de Arquitectura de Lisboa – UTL, Portugal Location: Paris, France Cooking, like architecture, manifests itself in building.
The cook, like the architect, draws on an infinite array of creative resources which make it possible to create wonders from basic construction materials. But even using the finest marble or the best caviar, success is not guaranteed. Architecture, like cooking, evolves and lasts in the form of memories, tastes and temperatures.Ferran Adria The core idea behind this MarketLab is of a place where unconventional gastronomical creation and production can take place, and where the act of cooking can be seen as a state of mind as well as an art form. The program seeks to associate the concept of MarketLab to that of Paris’ traditional covered markets, reinventing them and generating a network of spaces for creation and gastronomical education.
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