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2016 RIBA President's Medals Winners Announced. 2016 RIBA President's Medals Winners Announced The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) announced the President’s Medals Student Awards at a special event today in London.

2016 RIBA President's Medals Winners Announced

Norfolk, Proposals and Track on Pinterest. These Architects' Drawings of Human Figures Offer an Insight Into Their Minds. Experience over Architecture. Barrio Zoo Le Solitaire Billard Urbain Géométries Variables RoofTop Logo Studio Space Experience over Architecture.

Experience over Architecture

The Perfect Drawing: 8 Sensational Sections That Raise The Bar For Architectural Representation. It has now been more than 20 years since the demolition of Kowloon’s infamous Walled City.

The Perfect Drawing: 8 Sensational Sections That Raise The Bar For Architectural Representation

If one architectural positive came from this web of urban anarchy, it is that it was documented with extraordinary accuracy, utilizing one of the great modes of architectural representation: the cross section. This extraordinarily complex slice through Hong Kong’s ungoverned, unplanned architectural oddity—a makeshift home for thousands of Chinese refugees following World War II—has to go down as one of the most jaw-dropping architectural drawings produced in the last century. A Japanese team meticulously surveyed the anarchic maze of walls, floors, and roofs—layer upon unregulated layer—before it was demolished in 1994.

Add To Collection Save this image to a collection. The Art of Rendering: Create a Stunning Watercolor Visual Using SketchUp, AutoCAD and Photoshop. Ronen Bekerman is an industry leader in Architectural Visualization who hosts in-depth tutorials on his specialist blog.

The Art of Rendering: Create a Stunning Watercolor Visual Using SketchUp, AutoCAD and Photoshop

Architizer is pleased to present a selection of these guides written by some of the world’s best rendering artists. Atelier Crilo is an interdisciplinary studio focused on architecture, co-founded and directed by Cristian Farinella and Lorena Greco. They develop unique solutions to design issues and provide a large range of services for design development and 3D visualization. Following on from our features on creating renderings using photographic principles and the challenge of achieving real-time photorealism, Atelier Crilo’s guide looks at a more stylized, illustrative approach to architectural visualization, where traditional art meets the digital age.

See the Winners of the 2015 KRob Architectural Drawing Competition. See the Winners of the 2015 KRob Architectural Drawing Competition Established in 1974 by the AIA Dallas Chapter, the Ken Roberts Memorial Delineation Competition (KRob) is “the world’s longest running architectural drawing competition of its kind”.

See the Winners of the 2015 KRob Architectural Drawing Competition

Named after architect Ken Roberts, famous for his ink perspective drawings, the competition recognizes innovations in both hand-drawn and digital architectural drawing. The winners and shortlist each year serve as an inspiring reference for architects, and showcase the intersection between technology, design and culture. Mark Lascelles Thornton. The Happiness Machine More than 10.000 working hours spread over 3 years have led to the emergence of The Happiness Machine, a gigantic painting by London based self-taught artist Mark Lascelles Thornton.

Mark Lascelles Thornton

Completed between 2011 and 2014, the painting that has 2,4 x 1,5 m is made from 8 vertical pieces, joined together. Courtesy of Mark Lascelles Thornton. Disaster Prevention and Education Centre. LEON11 architects have come up with a futuristic proposal for aDisaster Prevention and Education Centre in Instanbul, Turkey.

Disaster Prevention and Education Centre

Courtesy of LEON11 Unlike other projects I have had the pleasure of reviewing that touch on creating awareness of nature and the need to protect it, this project does it in a different way. It seeks via its futuristic designs to provoke visitors through the majesty of nature so as to create awareness for its protection. Visitors will not view nature controlled in screens but will learn through living with it. OMA on Instagram: “(2/3) Found in the #omaarchive, a model of Casa da Musica. Koolhaas: Color is in the cutouts of the volume. It’s only the interiors of the voids that are lined. So the original colorlessness is also maintained. Wigley: Yet lined in such.

Geologist cuts 3D maps in wood using satellite data. Mar 11, 2016 geologist cuts 3D maps in wood using satellite data geologist cuts 3D maps in wood using satellite data(above) 3D wooden map of bay areaall images courtesy of wooden 3D maps a geologist took advantage of his digital mapping knowledge and started transferring digital satellite data into reliefs in wood using a CNC router. the essence and motivation behind the project is to give maps another dimension. to do so, the digital satellite terrain data was converted into 3D models, adjusting scales to give an impressive look on wood. the dark layers of glue on the plywood play the role of the isohypse lines as on topological maps. the maps result in an educative object for blind people but can be used by anyone. you can purchase a 3D map of any place on the planet with the finest details in any scale here. 3D map of australia close up of australia map.

geologist cuts 3D maps in wood using satellite data

Twelve Digital Etchings For The International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam. Twelve digital etchings completed by Johan Voordouw and Aisha Sawatsky and are currently exhibited at the 6th International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam (IABR 2014) “Urban by Nature” biennale.

Twelve Digital Etchings For The International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam

Each etching is a drawn article that articulates an activity, a different month, a specific weather condition, one of the Netherland’s twelve provinces, and a speculative architectural structure. So this project is a current reflection of the country. February Windkas. Johan Voordouw, Aisha Sawatsky and Mark Herschede. Nowadays Netherlands is overly proficient in land and water management, but it is still difficult to control the weather especially over the coming decades, so the etchings act as an instructional panel, describing the increasing disparity between historic, normative climate cycles and protruding weather conditions.

July Zonnenkas. January Ijskas. March Sneeuwkas. April Koelkas. Three Winners Announced for Tokyo Pop Lab Competition. Three Winners Announced for Tokyo Pop Lab Competition The three winners of the Tokyo Pop Lab competition, which called for the development of an institution for popular culture, have been announced.

Three Winners Announced for Tokyo Pop Lab Competition

Centered on the phenomena of pop culture, the competition examined how “popular culture migrates and changes from person to person and place to place,” and invited entrants “to critically evaluate fundamental correlations between cultural production and architecture.” Entrants varied in typology from pragmatic to ideological, with successful proposals including “a well considered and articulated definition of popular culture, clarity in representation of both architecture and culture, and a clear programmatic agenda.” The three winners of the Tokyo Pop Lab competition are: 5 Places to Download Free, Ethnically Diverse Render People. 5 Places to Download Free, Ethnically Diverse Render People The significance of people in architectural rendering is nothing new – the added realism, and addition of narrative elements can make or break whether a render successfully sells its project.

With sites like Skalgubbar, architects and architecture students have easier access than ever before to “Render People”: PNG cut-outs of people, ready to be photoshopped into buildings. In the early years of free, online render-people databases, there was a stark homogeneity to the people represented. As the people providing the crowdsourced images were from predominantly Caucasian, Scandinavian countries, there was a surge of such people appearing in renders in projects across the world.

In wake of this, other groups have worked to produce workable databases of diverse, culturally representative render people, giving architects and architecture students the freedom to accurately depict their work in its intended context. Escalatina Mr. Collection of drawn human figures by famous architects reflects their style + sensibility. Mar 25, 2016. Why Sketchbooks Still Rule in a Digital World. Why Sketchbooks Still Rule in a Digital World In his articles for ArchSmarter, Michael Kilkelly comes across as something of a technophile: some of his favorite topics include Revit macros, coding, Excel, automation and...

Moleskine? Six Practices Selected As Winners of the 2016 Architectural League Prize. The Best Architecture Drawings of 2015. The Best Architecture Drawings of 2015 We believe good projects should be able to express and explain themselves. 1000+ images about Architectural Models on Pinterest. Computer and creativity. Nitsche Arquitetos' Full Scale Mural Brings Life to São Paulo's "Blind Walls" Nitsche Arquitetos' Full Scale Mural Brings Life to São Paulo's "Blind Walls" São Paulo 's famed elevated highway, the Minhocão is lauded for its dual use; during the day its serves as a highway, and at night, Sundays and holidays parts of the 2.2-mile roadway transform into a bustling public space.

How Architecture Is Born: 8 Abstract Paintings by Zaha Hadid and the Buildings They Inspired. Excessive 'photoshopping' for architectural visualizations. Yes, you read it right. History as Catalyst. Six Practices Selected As Winners of the 2016 Architectural League Prize. Architecture firm Vardehaugen draws full-scale plans on the street - Archpaper.com.

When it comes to floor plans, programs such as AutoCAD, Revit, and Rhino usually spring to mind. That, however, doesn’t appear to be the case for Norwegian firm Vardehaugen. Based in Oslo, they are using their own office parking lot to mock-up plans, drawing them in chalk and tape. (Courtesy Vardehaugen) The technique allows the firm, and more importantly, their clients to visualize plans in a one-to-one scale instead of having to interpret them on-screen or at a much smaller scale. According to Slate, Hakon Matre Aasarod, a partner at a Vardehaugen, learned about life-size scale drawings at the Bergen School of Architecture. From Model to Masterpiece: SHoP Architects’ Uber Headquarters. This article is the first in a series that that tells the story of how Source — Architizer’s new marketplace for building products — helps architects create brilliant buildings.

How Architecture Is Born: 7 Flowing Scribbles by Frank O. Gehry and the Buildings They Inspired. “Frank still doesn’t know how to use a computer, I mean, except to throw it at somebody.” A Brief History Of Modern Architecture Through Movies. Students at UIC Barcelona Create 1:1 Plans of Famous Buildings. How Architecture Is Born: 12 Joyful Sketches by CEBRA and the Buildings They Helped Shape. VIDEO: 2000 Years of Preservation in London. Basma Khlaif, Reham Adi, Dareen Alloun. The Perfect Drawing: 8 Axonometric Projections That Lend Architecture a Whole New Perspective. Look Through 15 of Alvar Aalto's Most Notable Works with This Digital Stereoscope. X-Ray Vision: Tomoyuki Tanaka Opens Up Tokyo’s Train Stations With Intricate Ballpoint Drawings.

7 Ways to Use Animated GIFs to Improve Your Project Presentation. The Art of Rendering: How Technology Will Revolutionize Architectural Representations. Digital Morphology - Dispersion. Archi-Quiz: Can You Identify These 12 Iconic Buildings Solely From Their Sections? Mastering the Art: Steven Holl on the Journey From Poetic Models to Brilliant Buildings. Below the surface of the Russian buildings. The Importance of Sketches as a Form of Representation.