Tag: Fluid form

BMW Welt \ Photography by Veronica Morales Angulo

BMW Welt \ Photography by Veronica Morales Angulo

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• March 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

Veronica Morales shared with us her photography of BMW Welt by Coop Himmelb(l)au in Munich. The architect Prof Wolf D. Prix and his agency, COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, were able to visualize the expectations of BMW In the shape of gigantic cloud developed from a twisted Double Cone of steel and glass, and made accessible to visitors. […]

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Mop House \ AGi architects

Mop House \ AGi architects

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• March 10, 2012 • Comments (0)

The site can be accessed from either side of the surrounding streets to allow for both a private and a public entrance. After moving along a curved wall that guides the visitor from the exterior of the plot into the center, one reaches the main entrance into the house. Upon entering through the main door […]

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Great Pier of the Great Lakes \ !melk

Great Pier of the Great Lakes \ !melk

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• February 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

Chicago is known for its penchant to “make no little plans” as Daniel Burnham memorably pronounced over a century ago. And so today, Chicago’s most popular attraction, Navy Pier is revisiting Burnham’s legacy as it reimagines its potential as a world class cultural destination. To help realize Navy Pier’s ambitious design goals, a team led […]

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BIG + Architectural Nexus win the competition for the Kimball Art Center

BIG + Architectural Nexus win the competition for the Kimball Art Center

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• February 14, 2012 • Comments (0)

BIG + Architectural Nexus + Dunn Associates + VBFA + Envision Engineering + Big D design the winning proposal for the renovation and expansion of Kimball Art Center in Park City, projected for completion by Mid-2015. The Kimball Art Center, home to Sundance House during the Annual Sundance Film Festival, invited an international group of […]

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Dalian Library \ 10 Design

Dalian Library \ 10 Design

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• February 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

AIA JURORS’ Comments: The jurors found this design engaging and dynamic. The central vortex was described as creating a focal area for an interesting series of spaces for the community. The building section illustrated for the jurors, the attention for both an urban and internal connectivity. The various adjoining spaces spiral inward in celebrating how […]

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Beijing World Jewelry EXPO \ DRDS

Beijing World Jewelry EXPO \ DRDS

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• February 11, 2012 • Comments (2)

The project, based on an exclusive agreement with the Chinese Government and the National China Geological Society, is for a new international jewelry exhibition and cultural center located adjacent to Beijing Airport. The project, envisioned for domestic and international travelers, leverage synergies between the Chinese jewelry industry, retail and entertainment, creating a single cultural center […]

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DRDS wins the competition for South Korea's Land and Housing Corporation

DRDS wins the competition for South Korea’s Land and Housing Corporation

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• February 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

DRDS design for South Korea’s Land and Housing Corporation wins international competition. The project, located in Jinju South Korea, was selected among 9 teams competing for a new US320 million corporate headquarters. The vision for the project is to create a new sustainable campus with integrated green architectural design features for a new corporate headquarters […]

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Snail Pavilion \ L.A. Design Group

Snail Pavilion \ L.A. Design Group

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• January 27, 2012 • Comments (0)

L.A. DESIGN GROUP SHOWS ITS “WILD” SIDE WITH SNAIL PAVILION COMPETITION ENTRY FOR THE CERAMIC TILES OF ITALY TRADE SHOW PAVILION Snail Pavilion is a competition entry for the Ceramic Tiles of Italy trade show pavilion. The purpose of the pavilion is for the trade association to represent its member companies’ products at a series […]

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Continuous-discrete (Japanese Souvenir Shop) \ ARCHIEE

Continuous-discrete (Japanese Souvenir Shop) \ ARCHIEE

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• January 27, 2012 • Comments (0)

Paris-based Japanese architects ARCHIEE recently has completed the renovation project for a boutique, located in Paris, that displays and sells traditional Japanese products. Bellow are the details of the concept: • Simple grid The project is based on a simple grid of Phillips screws that form the system for displaying the merchandise. There are a […]

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Future Classroom \ Laboratory for Visionary Architecture

Future Classroom \ Laboratory for Visionary Architecture

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• January 25, 2012 • Comments (1)

LAVA’s school relocatable is a learning space for the future. The classroom for 21st century learning is sustainable, integrates with the landscape, connects with the school environment, and is suitable for prefabrication and mass customisation. Relocatables are the decades old solution to changing demographics, remote community needs, and natural disasters. Unsightly, they are perceived as […]

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