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Exploring the Secret River Flowing Beneath London. Alejandro Aravena. ELE­MEN­TAL is a for pro­fit com­pany with so­cial in­ter­est, who­se sha­rehol­ders are the Uni­ver­si­dad Ca­tó­li­ca de Chi­le, CO­PEC (Chi­lean Oil Com­pany) and the Ele­men­tal foun­ders.

Alejandro Aravena

Its field of ac­tion is the city: the de­ve­lop­ment of hou­sing, pu­blic spa­ce, in­fras­truc­tu­re and trans­por­ta­tion pro­jects that can per­form as an ef­fec­ti­ve and ef­fi­cient up­gra­de in the qua­lity of li­fe of the poor. ELE­MEN­TAL ope­ra­tes in con­texts of scar­ce re­sour­ces, using the city as a sour­ce of equa­lity, and mo­reo­ver, as a short­cut to co­rrect inequa­li­ties. When Ele­men­tal be­gan in Har­vard Uni­ver­sity in 2000, so­cial hou­sing was as­so­cia­ted with a la­ck of eco­no­mic and pro­fes­sio­nal re­sour­ces that had ge­ne­ra­ted a la­ck of op­tions for poor fa­mi­lies. Ele­men­tal wan­ted to chan­ge this ne­ga­ti­ve as­so­cia­tion, using pro­fes­sio­nal ski­lls to work with so­cial hou­sing. SCA­LE. SPEED. SCALE. SPEED. Architecture: Vision.

Exploring the Centuries-Old Sewers Beneath the City of Light. Architectes de l'urgence - Actualités. Dionisio Gonzalez. Living in Sin City's Underground Tunnels. Bellastock. Www.SKATEPARKSPERU.com. MONSTRUM. Baan - photography. New Concordia Island. Documento sin título.

TYIN tegnestue Architects. TRANSIT-CITY / URBAN & MOBILE THINK TANK. Europaconcorsi.

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EXPLORATEURS DE LA DIVERSITE URBAINE AU MOYEN D'ARCHITECTURES, PAYSAGES, FILMS ET INSTALLATIONSCOLOCO / Miguel Georgieff, Nicolas Bonnenfant, Pablo Georgieff. Tournée architecturale - Douglas Cardinal. L'architecte -DOUGLAS CARDINAL Le choix de Cardinal fut accueilli avec un certain étonnement dans le monde de l'architecture.

Tournée architecturale - Douglas Cardinal

Installé à Edmonton et encore peu réputé à l'échelle nationale, Douglas Cardinal s'était fait connaître auparavant surtout dans sa province natale de l'Alberta. Dès cette époque pourtant, il s'était démarqué par son style très personnel, et de nombreux ouvrages sur l'architecture moderne avaient reconnu l'importance de ses œuvres albertaines. Parmi celles-ci, la St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, commencée en 1967 à Red Deer, ville où Cardinal passa son enfance, fut la première à attirer l'attention.

Cardinal s'inspire de la nature. . « Au lieu de voir le musée comme un problème de sculpture, au lieu de recenser les formes historiques pour en tirer un vocabulaire de solutions, je préfère aller marcher dans la nature, observer comment elle résout ses problèmes et m'en inspirer dans mon travail. [...] David Chipperfield Architects. Atelier Bow-Wow.

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TORRE DAVID. Caracas En Retrospectiva. [pop-up] urbain - Tendances et conseil en prospective urbaine. Auroville Earth Institute. Recherche/Theorique. PAS House / Blog / etnies - Action Sports Footwear and Apparel. Posted By dustin in Skate, BMX | Jun 30 2011 / Thursday Skip To The Comments (17) Created by Pierre-André Senizergues Design: Gil Le Bon Delapointe | Architecture: Francois Perrin Download in high quality (352.4 MB) | Download for mobile (38.4 MB) Download in high quality (170 MB) | Download for mobile (11.7 MB) Imagine a city of the future where skateboards are used as the primary form of transportation and recreation – in and out of your home.

PAS House / Blog / etnies - Action Sports Footwear and Apparel

A utopia city for skateboarders would mean that a skateable path, like a ribbon connecting everything together, links each building in an unending ability to keep in motion on your board. A full-scale, 753.5-square foot version of this original idea and vision created by Pierre-André Senizergues and designed by artist, Gil Le Bon Delapointe will be on display for people to experience. The PAS House production will be supervised by Francois Perrin, an architect based in Los Angeles, California. The Museum of Copying by FAT at Venice Architecture Biennale 2012. London studio FAT will create an exhibition dedicated to architectural copying inside a 5-metre-high model of Palladio's Villa Rotunda for the Venice Architecture Biennale 2012 next week.

The Museum of Copying by FAT at Venice Architecture Biennale 2012

A CNC-cut mould will form one quarter of the historic symmetrical building, while a second will be a spray-foam cast taken from inside it. The two quarters will be arranged opposite one another to create the structure, named the Museum of Copying. "There is a history of copies of the Villa Rotunda that have been important staging posts for architectural culture," explains FAT director Sam Jacob.

CRAterre. Synaptic Stimuli. Seisakusho Co., Ltd. Loam Clay Earth, Martin Rauch, Vorarlberg. Conservation and Regeneration. PlayTheVoid. Playthevoid is a collection of photos that have the game of basketball as subject.

PlayTheVoid

I devote this project to my cousin Antonello Pergola, to his tenacity and spirit. At the end of the day, what is basket if not the continuous attempt to fill a gap for an instant? Anyone can contribute to the work by sending a photo to stefanoboring@gmail.com, adding the name of the city where the photo was shot and the name of the person that shot it. Stefano Boring Playthevoid è una raccolta di foto che hanno come soggetto la pallacanestro.

Chiunque può contribuire al lavoro inviando una foto a stefanoboring@gmail.com, aggiungendo il nome della città dove è stata scattata e il proprio nome. Marco Mezzavilla, Amsterdam Stefano Boring, Barcelona Francesco Pafundi, Muscat Romain Filhol, Rambouillet Francesco Pafundi, Abu Dhabi Stelios Antonogiannakis, Kissamos Francesco Pafundi, Savona. Architectes.