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Floating house proposal by carl turner architects for paperhouses. Jan 16, 2015 carl turner floats buoyant residential proposal for paperhouses carl turner architects floats buoyant residential proposal for paperhousesall images courtesy of carl turner architects / paperhouses london-based practice carl turner architects is the latest high-profile name to contribute a design for open source platform paperhouses. founded by architect joana pacheco, the scheme makes contemporary residential architecture freely and readily available, while simultaneously stimulating debate between designers and clients.

floating house proposal by carl turner architects for paperhouses

Paradise Backyard: Houseboat. Floating Greenhouse by Studiomobile. The 'Jellyfish Barge' is a modular floating greenhouse designed by the Italian firm Studiomobile.

Floating Greenhouse by Studiomobile

Created to support population growth, the system allows people in the community to sustainably cultivate crops. The eco-friendly design doesn't need land and freshwater, using only renewable energy auch as solar, wind, and tidal. Framed in wood, the greenhouse is handsome as well as responsible, providing a serene gathering place for people who want to lend a hand in saving water and harvesting local fruit and vegetables. Underwater Hotel Room. The Manta is the first underwater hotel room sits 13 feet deep in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Tanzania… Manta.

Underwater Hotel Room

Makoko Floating School / NLE Architects. Unpredictable climate changes along the world’s most vulnerable coastal communities, have produced some fascinating design solutions that test the resiliency of architectural possibilities and the need for adaptation that will produce these changes.

Makoko Floating School / NLE Architects

Local Solutions: Floating Schools in Bangladesh. In Bangladesh, where rising sea levels are having profound effects on the landscape, one nonprofit organization called Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha run by architect Mohammed Rezwan is fighting back by adapting, a true quality of resilience.

Local Solutions: Floating Schools in Bangladesh

Rising water levels and the tumultuous climate is displacing people by the thousands; a projected 20% of Bangladesh is expected to be covered in water within twenty years. For a country that is one of the densest populated state on the planet, this figure has disastrous consequences for a population that has limited access to fresh water, food, and medicine. In response to these conditions, Shidhulai has focused on providing education, training and care against the odds of climate change by adapting to the altered landscape: moving schools and community centers onto the water – on boats.

Resilience has many approaches. The video below introduces Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha‘s goals and solutions. ახალი ქალაქი ლაზიკა. Archipelago Cinema / Buro Ole Scheeren + Film on the​ Rocks Yao Noi Foundation. Architect: Buro Ole Scheeren + Film on the Rocks Yao Noi Location: Kudu Island, Thailand Year: 2012 Photographs: Doug Bruce, Film on the Rocks Yao Noi Foundation, Piyatat Hemmatat, Sixtysix Visual The final night of the first edition of Film on the Rocks Yao Noi took place on Archipelago Cinema, designed by German-born and Beijing-based architect Ole Scheeren.

Archipelago Cinema / Buro Ole Scheeren + Film on the​ Rocks Yao Noi Foundation

Guests were taken by boat through the darkness of the sea to arrive on a glowing raft in the middle of the quiet waters of Nai Pi Lae lagoon on Kudu Island. Surrounded by a dramatic landscape of towering rocks emerging from the ocean, the audience experienced an atmospheric convergence of nature and cinematic narratives – primordial notions of light, sound and stories suspended in the darkness between sea and sky. “The thought of watching films here seemed surprising,“ said Ole Scheeren. ‎ An oil rig once, the perfect home of future! An oil rig once, the perfect home of future!

An oil rig once, the perfect home of future!

Malaysian designers Ku Yee Kee and Hor Sue-Wern have come up with the novel idea of transforming decommissioned oil rigs into habitable structures. With conservation of the environment being the order of the day, tapping renewable sources of energy is imperative. This is the most appreciable feature of this model. This sustainable habitat would contain a photovoltaic membrane on the roof to tap solar energy. Wind turbines will be positioned at strategic locations along the four facades of the structures.

The design also offers flexibility of living and working both above and under water. This can well be the solution that many of the abandoned oil rigs are looking for. Pontons flottants modulaires réalisés en polyéthylène basse densité. Nos sections de ponton sont réalisées en polyéthylène basse densité.

Pontons flottants modulaires réalisés en polyéthylène basse densité

Elles se déclinent en 4 modèles standards, monoblocs, au départ desquels toutes les configurations peuvent être réalisées. Flottaison et stabilité exceptionnelles Le design unique de nos sections de pontons monoblocs se caractérise par une alternance de caissons de flottaison individuels et de chambres ouvertes. Une coupe de la partie inférieure et de l’intérieur permet d’apercevoir : les caissons individuels qui assurent une capacité de flottaison de l’ordre de 305kg/ m².

Ces caissons ne contiennent que de l’air, pas de mousse de polyuréthane ou de polystyrène qui ne sont pas recyclables. les chambres ouvertes quant à elles créent un effet ventouse en contenant l’air sous le tablier du ponton, ce qui génère une très grande stabilité et donc un confort et une sécurité accrus. Ponton flottant modulable - Tous les fabricants du nautisme et du maritime de la catégorie.

Vendita e locazione di pontili galleggianti modulabili. NEWS. The Buckminster Fuller Institute. LE SITE DE L'HABITAT FLUVIAL. Maisons flottantes, maisons flottante, bateau maison,houseboat, houseboat,house boat, bateau, maison solaire, bungalow mobil home, Les marais Poitevins avec leurs canaux stagnants et verdoyants, sont un des plus beaux endroits de France et même du monde parce que, là, la Nature est reine...

maisons flottantes, maisons flottante, bateau maison,houseboat, houseboat,house boat, bateau, maison solaire, bungalow mobil home,

La nature est ici dans toute sa majesté...! Voilà pourquoi c'est beau... la verdure et l'eau cela ne peu être que très beau... J'ai aussi remarqué que là où il y a un plan d'eau, l'endroit est toujours un peu "magique", et les pécheurs à la ligne le savent bien; l'eau amplifie "l'atmosphère" d'un lieu, et cela est magnifique... Les maisons flottantes cela peut-être aussi : * Une recherche de meilleure qualité de vie... * Une idée originale et sympathique * Une chance pour habiter dans certaines zones faiblement inondables...

En effet, aujourd'hui la qualité de notre environnement est devenue tellement médiocre avec l'entassement continu des gens dans les villes et la destruction massive de la nature, qu'il me paraît urgent de reprendre une réflexion sur le sujet...!!! Avantages des "maisons flottantes"... VINCENT CALLEBAUT ARCHITECTE PROJETS TOUT. Floating Structures – Concrete Docks, Marinas, Floating Homes and Specialty Floats.

The Floating Villages of Lake Titicaca. These lake dwellers consider themselves guardians of the lake and are said to predate the Incan civilisation, and according to their legends passed from generation to generation, existed before even the sun, stars and moon.

The Floating Villages of Lake Titicaca

So it’s no wonder they’re worried about being inundated with inquisitive sorts. Drawings. TEDxWarwick - Koen Olthuis - Floating City Apps. Float Home / Designs Northwest Architects.


Boathouse / TYIN tegnestue. Architects: TYIN tegnestue Location: More og Romsdal, Norway Project Area: 2011 Photographs: Pasi Aalto Traditional Norwegian boat houses have been used to store boats and fishing gear,but now many of them are being converted for recreational summer use. At this site, the existing boat house was in bad shape and had to be torn down, but its simple shape, sensible placement and honest use of materials inspired the new building.

A lot of the materials were reused, either as shuttering for the concrete walls and footings or as internal panelling. Windows from the client’s farmhouse were also reused. The exterior cladding is Norwegian pine impregnated with a by-product from the sugar cane industry, which will give grey patina. Floating Houses in IJburg / Architectenbureau Marlies Rohmer. Architects: Architectenbureau Marlies Rohmer Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands Design team: Marlies Rohmer and Floris Hund, Michiel van Pelt, Ronald Hageman, Marc de Vries, Charles Hueber, Martin Koster Client: Ontwikkelingscombinatie Waterbuurt West and Woningstichting Eigen Haard Project area: 10,652 sqm Project year: 2001-2011 Photographs: Marcel van der Burg, Luuk, Kramer, Roos Aldershoff Is it a boat? Is it a house? Is it romantic or is it pragmatic? It is a hybrid. It is not what you think it is. Building on the water is a different story. Nigeria.

In this article, originally posted on Future Cape Town as “Designing African Cities: Urban Planning Education in Nigeria“, Professors Vanessa Watson and Babatunde Agbola discuss a paradigm shift occurring in Nigerian Planning Schools: from the American and European planning theories that have so far been applied in Nigeria to new theories more suited to dealing with the unique challenges presented by African cities. In June 2011, the Governor of Osun State inaugurated a 10 man Committee for the state Urban Renewal Programme.

The Committee of which I was the Chairman was to prepare an Urban Renewal Master Plan for each of the 9 selected cities in the state. At the inauguration, the Governor emphasized and re-emphasized that the type of plans he anticipated for each of these cities are not the types and models of New York, Washington, London or any other Euro-American cities. Floating House / MOS Architects. Architects: MOS – Michael Meredith, Hilary Sample Location: Ontario, Canada Design Team: Fred Holt, Chad Burke, Ryan Bollom, Forest Fulton, Temple Simpson, Martin Kredizor, Jimenez Lai Project year: 2005 Constructed Area: 186 sqm Engineering: David Bowick, Blackwell Engineering Construction: Kropf Industries, Penfold Construction Photographs: Florian Holzherr This project intersects a vernacular house typology with the site-specific conditions of this unique place: an island on Lake Huron.

The location on the Great Lakes imposed complexities to the house’s fabrication and construction, as well as its relationship to site. La Candida’s Club House / Adamo-Faiden. Architects: Adamo-Faiden / Sebastián Adamo, Marcelo Faiden Location: La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina Collaborators: Luciano Intile, Julian Mastroleo, Arq. Flavia Triulzi Client: Administradora La Candida Club de Campo S.A. Floating Dining Room / Goodweather Design & Loki Ocean. Architects: Goodweather Design & Loki Ocean Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada Project Team: Michael Lis, Matt Kirk-Buss, Larraine Henning Client: School of Fish Foundation Project Area: 24 sqm Project Year: 2010 Photographs: Courtesy of Goodweather Design & The School of Fish Foundation This temporary floating dining room was designed for a summer fundraiser by The School of Fish Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to promoting sustainable seafood.

The semi-enclosed space floats on over 1700 recycled plastic bottles. The project intends to bring attention to the abundance of plastic litter floating in the oceans, but also suggests a possible use for such waste. Due to budget and time constraints the design of the structure remains a conventional post and beam assembly allowing the framing to serve as finish. The structure is built from donated lumber and local cedar products, all of which are renewable and will be recycled once the fundraiser is over.