Tag: Fluid form

Competition entry: Salford Meadows Bridge \ STANDARD

Competition entry: Salford Meadows Bridge \ STANDARD

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• October 12, 2013 • Comments (0)

STANDARD shared with us their design for the Salford Meadows Bridge Competition. The new Salford Meadows Bridge forms a landmark node near the Crescent / Oldfield Road intersection; it synthesizes the existing improvements and brings the meadow to the city. The bridge is a timber-clad pathway wrapped in a lattice shell tunnel that varies in […]

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The Blue Planet wins World Architecture Festival Award

The Blue Planet wins World Architecture Festival Award

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• October 4, 2013 • Comments (0)

Denmark’s new National Aquarium, designed by 3XN, has won the Display Award at the prestigious World Architecture Festival (WAF) Inspired by the shape of water in endless motion, Denmark’s new National Aquarium, The Blue Planet is shaped as a great whirlpool, and the building itself tells the story of what awaits inside. The WAF judges […]

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Frsh by Aidia Studio / Orproject / Architectural Association

Frsh by Aidia Studio / Orproject / Architectural Association

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• October 1, 2013 • Comments (0)

Frsh is a pavilion built by the Architectural Association Beijing Visiting School 2013. Tutored by Rolando Rodriguez-Leal of Aidia Studio and Christoph Klemmt of Orproject, 10 students designed and manufactured the installation within the 9 day course which was held at Tsinghua University in Beijing. The geometry of the surface was generated using digital, force-based […]

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NU Office with highest LEED Platinum score

NU Office with highest LEED Platinum score

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• September 11, 2013 • Comments (0)

The first phase of the NU Office building complex North of Munich City Center resulted in a LEED record score! Designed by Architect Falk von Tettenborn the complex is being built by the property developer Hubert Haupt. The first building was completed in 2012 and the qualification process by the US Green Building Council The […]

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Transit Mantra \ KNOL

Transit Mantra \ KNOL

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• September 5, 2013 • Comments (0)

KNOL has recently completed the ‘Transit Mantra’, a light- and sound installation in a bicycle tunnel. Technology is poetically integrated in the urban landscape to enrich the transit experience. A symbiosis of beautiful design and an improved sense of safety, that is how the installation ‘Transit Mantra’ is best described. Since August 2013, Eindhoven has […]

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Vanke Art Center  XuHui District \ Studio 7 of Urban Architecture China

Vanke Art Center XuHui District \ Studio 7 of Urban Architecture China

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• September 1, 2013 • Comments (1)

Designed by Studio 7 of Urban Architecture China, the project is located in Xuhui District, Shanghai South Railway Station North, at the junction of 3 major traffic and subway axes and also in the immediate vicinity of a gas station. This led to some special constraints regarding the landscape treatment, circulations and access points. The […]

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Plum Stool Series by Alvaro Uribe Design awarded the Red Dot Concept Design Award

Plum Stool Series by Alvaro Uribe Design awarded the Red Dot Concept Design Award

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• August 16, 2013 • Comments (0)

The Plum Stool is a concept that organically combines structure, form and material into one. The aerodynamic form of the Plum Stool emulates the way that natural forms grow and evolve, always aiming for efficiency. The stool mimics this philosophy, but towards a seating surface. Using state-of-the-art 21st-century material and technologies the stool would be […]

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BIG creates a molehill for Bjarke’s old high school in Denmark

BIG creates a molehill for Bjarke’s old high school in Denmark

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• August 7, 2013 • Comments (0)

BIG with CG Jensen + EKJ + Grontmij have completed a new multi-purpose hall for the Bjarke Ingels’ former highschool Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium, north of Copenhagen, turning a courtyard into a new social meeting point and sports facility combined. BIG conceived a large multifunctional space that could be used for sports, graduation ceremonies and social […]

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Avis Magica - The Magic Bird  \ ARMARADA

Avis Magica – The Magic Bird \ ARMARADA

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• August 7, 2013 • Comments (1)

People are birds not seen, with wings raised within, knocking , floating, hovering, in cleaner air – which is the thought Nichita Stanescu, romanian writer The contest – The theme was based on the iconic landmarks of various cities: Paris – Eiffel Tower, Sydney – Sydney Opera House etc. Competitors had to design a specific […]

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FAV 2013: Montpellier by Robin Juzon

FAV 2013: Montpellier by Robin Juzon

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• July 22, 2013 • Comments (0)

For Montpellier’s FAV 2013, the pavilion was realized by an architect from Languedoc Roussillon’s region, Robin Juzon who graduated from the Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Architecture of Montpellier. The pavilion of simple geometric shape, was achieved with the aid of wooden panels. With the massive and opaque origin, the panels are similar to thin sheets of […]

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