Vøringsfossen, Norwegian Scenic Route Hardangervidda. Rescubika envisions 'babylon bridge' with waterfall over the seine in paris. Rescubika has revealed the ‘babylon bridge‘ suspended over the seine, in paris, france. the bridge design is part of a larger project that aims to study the possibility of a strong city entrance in the form of a hanging landscape, providing pleasing views to passersby, and drivers waiting in traffic on the saturated local ring road. all images courtesy of rescubika.
Bulot+collins designs the 'iceberg' diving platform with thermochromic tiles. Open-plan offices — Quartz Daily Obsession. Tatiana Bilbao says she banned renderings in exclusive interview. Mexican architect Tatiana Bilbao refuses to produce computer visualisations of designs still in progress.
Guy Finds The Worst Construction Fails And ‘Justifies’ Them With Hilarious Captions (30 Pics) Trevor Lahey, AKA Greaseball1987, is one Certified Caulk Installer with a wicked sense of humor.
His parody Instagram account, which gives little other information save for his hourly rate ($17.40/hour non-negotiable, if you must know), is a collection of hilariously bad construction and DIY jobs over which he writes deadpan captions. Assuming the role of the worker, Trevor proudly presents his 'projects' with tongue-in-cheek hints and tips, whilst lavishing praise on his own creative ingenuity. The posts are rounded off with your stereotypical 'inspo' hashtags, with #keepcraftalive, #problemsolver and #themoreyouknow being particular favorites. What do you think? Do you have any DIY disaster stories to share? Àlvaro Siza Vieira, an Architect’s Architect, in NYC. Siza’s tower, under construction at 611 West 56th.
Rendering: The Boundary. 30 ‘Nightmares’ And ‘Miracles’ Spotted During Structural Inspections (New Pics) Alpha Structural, Inc. also had some advice for home-owners about making sure the buildings they own are safe and sound to live in.
“Basic maintenance will keep your home strong for a long time to come. Our advice would be to clean out gutters, ensure you have downspouts that direct water away from your foundation and see that the hardscape (walkways, patios, etc.) and landscape grade away from the home. Most foundation problems are caused by water and poor drainage. Top 20 winners of the A' design award and competition. Every year, the A’ design award and competition aims to showcase, share and inspire good design, creators and companies. it is an award dedicated to architects, designers and innovators who desire to gain worldwide recognition, publication for their projects, and a whole list of other prizes. however, only the very best work – whether conceptual or realized – is awarded the renowned prize. over its history 35,263 projects have been submitted to the competition with 10,051 winning awards. below, designboom highlights just 20 of our all-time favorite design and architecture-winning works. and, as a reminder, the winners of the 2020 award will be announced on april 15, 2020, on designboom!
Entries into the 2020 A’ design award and competition are open now, with registration and submissions possible here. mozaik system modulable lamp by davide oppizzi A’ design award winner in lighting products and lighting projects design category, 2018 image © designheure, dcube.swiss. 40 Epic Stair Design Fails That May Result In Some Serious Injuries. Lapee female urinal designed to reduce festival loo queues. Gina Périer and Alexander Egebjerg have designed an industrial-standard female toilet for festivals and outdoor events that allows people to pee sitting down quickly and safely. Named Lapee, the pink plastic structure has three urinals arranged in a spiral, with curving back rests that provide privacy while allowing the user to remain aware of their surroundings.
Périer and Egebjerg designed Lapee to create more gender equality at outdoor events, where women are often left queuing for loos with doors while men can use urinals. Lapee is sturdy, easy to transport and easy to clean. WAF highlights best new architecture from around the globe. Parametric tool Finch can generate adaptive floor plans. Architecture studio Wallgren Arkitekter and Swedish construction company BOX Bygg have created a parametric design tool called Finch, which can generate floor plans adapted to the constraints of a site.
The tool is designed to help architects understand the constraints and potential of a site in the early stages of the design process. Finch will be launched in 2020 as a plug-in to visual programming tool Grasshopper within 3D computer graphics software Rhino. Elmgreen & dragset insert 24-hour ATM onto concrete segment of the berlin wall. M.Y.O.M. Stacie Woolsey creates own design masters after being priced out. Priced out of further education, British design graduate Stacie Woolsey approached designers to help her create her own masters course.
Speaking to Dezeen, she says elitism is a problem the industry urgently needs to address. Woolsey had planned to study a masters course after completing her graphic design degree at Kingston University, but was shocked after being told by the Royal College of Art that most students save £40,000 to cover their studies. Knowing she couldn't afford that, she took matters into her own hands.
De Allegri and Fogale create marble-lined mausoleum for a moment of solace. Design duo Laetitia de Allegri and Matteo Fogale used amber and black marble in different shapes and patterns to create an immersive installation for this year's Milan design week.
Described by the duo as a mausoleum, the Mystical Solace installation occupied a small triangular-shaped space in the busy Brera district during this year's Milan design week. When designing the installation for stone company Casone, De Allegri and Fogale hoped to create something that would allow visitors to detach from the bustling streets outside. Inside, pieces of marble were cut to show different forms and symbols. Striped sections were infinitely reflected in mirrors, while boulder-like objects were designed to reference talismans for visitors to touch.
上海华都建筑设计有限公司. Snøhetta designs terraced stone entrances for Norway's huge Stad Ship Tunnel. Snøhetta has designed a pair of grand stone arches for the entrance points of a 1.7-kilometre shipping tunnel, which will cut through a peninsula to bypass a particularly dangerous stretch of Norway's coast.
The 37-metre-high and 36-metre-wide Stad Ship Tunnel will pass through the narrowest part of the weather-beaten Stad peninsula between Kjødepollen and Moldefjorden. David Adjaye and the New African Architecture. When David Adjaye set out to document African architecture in metropolitan cities across the continent, he did so informally.
He’d hop on a plane, show up — often for the first time — in a city like Nouakchott or Accra or Harare, jump in a cab and ask the driver to show him around. It’s from solo trips like this, 54 in total, with 54 taxi drivers’ wisdom, that the British-Ghanaian architect constructed his latest exhibit: Urban Africa, currently showing in San Francisco’s Museum of the African Diaspora. What you’ll find at the small but intriguing exhibit are Adjaye’s photographs — shots of buildings big and small, fancy and simple from the Cape to Cairo and everywhere in between. They’re curated from his 397-page photo essay book Adjaye, Africa, Architecture, a lustworthy coffee table book in its own right that chronicles his insights from a decade of travel across Africa. Six South Korean architecture studios are profiled in Rome exhibition. An office with a timber-lined courtyard, and another with bold red trusses are among the projects to feature in an exhibition of contemporary South Korean architecture in Rome.
The Sections of Autonomy Six Korean Architects exhibition at Fondazione Pastificio Cerere focuses on six architecture studios that were founded in South Korea between the 1990s and early 2000s, and now form the "backbone" of Korean architecture. The chosen era is marked by political and cultural freedom in the country, following Japanese colonial rule in the early 20th century that suppressed and discontinued the country's culture and traditions.
In 1967, pioneering Korean architect Kim Swoo-gen sought to find a cultural identity free from Japanese influence and traditional Korean style. Foster + Partners designs first bathroom range for Porcelanosa. Architecture firm Foster + Partners has created the minimal Tono bathroom range for Spanish brand Porcelanosa (+ slideshow). How Frank Lloyd Wright Influenced Japanese Architecture. National Design Awards 2016. Homepage image courtesy Studio O+A. Yesterday, the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum announced the winners of the 2016 National Design Awards, America’s rough equivalent of the Red Dot Awards in Germany or Japan’s Good Design Awards. First launched in 2000, the Awards program recognizes “excellence, innovation, and enhancement” for both individuals and collectives in the domain of American design. Though the recipients of the coveted honor can come from around the world, qualifications require that they are citizens or at least long-term residents of the United States; companies, meanwhile, must be headquartered there.
Zaha hadid: a timeline of architectural work. 8 Unbelievable Fake Towns. The artificial village created for testing driverless cars Mcity opened in July 2015. It is a completely artificial village for testing self-driving cars. The complex is made to simulate a wide variety of conditions and features 32 acres of roads, intersections, sidewalks, streetlights, signals and building facades. 10 Coolest Walkways. Skywalk at the Tianmen Mountain (China) Outlandish concepts submitted for London bridge competition. Russia One Tram (R1) - Future Commuter Train Dubbed as 'iPhone on Rails'