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A lot of people have been asking me how I create my renderings. Since I am finished with grad school, I decided to develop some tutorials that explain techniques I used throughout architecture school. Many of the techniques only require Sketchup and Photoshop. Others later on will be a little more advanced and involve rendering programs that can be downloaded for free. .

11 Stunning Axonometric Drawings of Iconic Chilean Architecture 11 Stunning Axonometric Drawings of Iconic Chilean Architecture As the birthplace of our most recent Pritzker Prize winner, Alejandro Aravena, Santiago, Chile is full of iconic architecture. Because many of these buildings are situated in busy urban areas, their superior design is easy to miss. In an effort to encourage viewers to slow down and appreciate the volume, facades, context, and function of these urban landmarks, Benjamin Oportot and Alexandra Gray of San Sebastian University guided their 4th-year students in producing axonometric drawings of 11 buildings. Bifurcating Ecologies / Kenneth To – Wendy W Fok Bifurcating Ecologies, designed by Kenneth To (under Design Advisor, Wendy W Fok, and Project Team, Dave Cheung, Marco Chan), is a developmental master planning proposal which traces through humanizing the accessibility of the Hong Kong Wanchai District Waterfront through proposing new branching open landscapes and bifurcation of programs, which introduces new innovative topological energy creation that regenerates and reconnects the community. More images and project description after the break. Acting as an intermediary “connector” and “infiltrator” within four main strands of intertwined organization, between levels of: ecology, pedestrian, vehicular, and infrastructure, Bifurcating Ecologies challenges the visceral and abundantly urbanized Hong Kong waterfront that feeds itself through both land and water. Bifurcating Ecologies is composed of modular straps in an urban scale. It starts as a surface bisecting into multiple layers.

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The Art of Rendering: 7 Rules for Composing Powerful Architectural Perspectives Alex Hogrefe is the creator of Visualizing Architecture, a blog dedicated to educating people in the art of architectural visualization. He is also part of rendering studio Design Distill, generating unique and compelling illustrations for architects around the world. One of the questions I get asked most is: How do I compose perspective shots? I have touched on this subject in past posts but have not organized these concepts into one place. The tips discussed below are by no means the law. Interpretation and Visitors Center / VAUMM Architects VAUMM architects shared with us their proposal for the Interpretation and Visitors Center of the Technology Development Plant for Co2 Geological Storage. The Energy City Foundation plans to build an Interpretation Center to publicize the project of Geological Storage of CO2, a new project which is one of the main mechanisms in the fight against global climate change. It is intended that after visiting the Center, people have learned how Co2 affects the planet, the solutions that arise, the reasons for storing CO2 and overall operation of the Co2 Storage Plant at Hontomín, Burgos and also has experienced the feeling of having been inside the earth and having watched direct injection of CO2. More images and architects’ description after the break.

19 Awesome Custom Wall Graphics Office walls are notoriously boring, but don't panic. One trend in office design seems to be doing an excellent job in preventing the serious disease known as "Boring Wall Syndrome": Custom Wall Graphics. Custom wall graphics are an excellent way to improve the look of your office while giving it a look that no other office is going to have. Here are some reasons I think they are better than traditional wall coverings.

De Farine & D’eau Fraiche — the cutest bakery ever in the Montreal 14.03.2012 in Architecture Canadian Design Studio Surface3 designed shop cookies De Farine & D’eau Fraiche in Montreal. This is an amazing mixture of love, art and escape from reality. Surface3 has developed not only Interior, but the full advertising package, including brand strategy and Visual identity. Maracana House by Terra e Tuma Arquitetos Contemporary house designed in 2009 by Terra e Tuma Arquitetos Associados located on the Maracanã Street in São Paulo, Brazil. São Paulo. In this city, which contemporaneity is able to perform the most extraordinary urban contrasts for us, living can reveal an encouraging condition.

Hillside Luxury: Head Road 1816 by SAOTA This four-bedroom residence is located in the Fresnaye section of Cape Town, South Africa and was designed by the incomparable SAOTA (Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects). Built for a young family, Head Road 1816 provides luxury with optimal indoor/outdoor connectivity. The main living space opens up to the outdoors, optimizing the coastal views and making the area perfect for entertaining. Architectural Viz: Rendering in Photoshop Need to present a design idea to your client/professor tomorrow? Whether you’re doing architectural, product, or concept work, this rendering technique is sure to get your idea noticed. You can find an awesome collection of rendering tutorials at the Real FX Digital Workshop. You’ll learn architectural rendering in photoshop, 3D modeling and other workflow tips. Each with an easy to follow video.

Limantos Residence - Sao Paulo, Brazil We are scratching our heads, searching for new words to describe the attraction we have for buildings such as the Limantos residence by Fernanda Marques Arquitetos Associados. The one-family residence of 820 square meters (8,826 sq.ft) is built on three levels on a steep 780 square-meter (8,395 sq.ft.) plot in the upscale neighbourhood of Cidade Jardim (Garden City) in the West Zone of São Paulo, Brazil. What is it that so appeals to us in this? Yes, it is the clean, classic lines, the Miesian harmony between nature and the indoors, the understated elegance of less is more. It is also the achievement of open-space opulence without pretentious pomposity. It is the complete lack of unnecessary ornamentation.