Tag: Fluid form

Milkywave in Beijing Design Week 2012 \ AIDIA STUDIO

Milkywave in Beijing Design Week 2012 \ AIDIA STUDIO

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• October 10, 2012 • Comments (0)

Milkywave reflects on the practice of city-making through the objects that populate the collective memory; an attempt to rethink how seemingly mundane things with a material substance, shape, texture and color along with unique cultural habits and environmental conditions coalesce to form the atmosphere and character of the city. For this installation we depart with […]

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Edgecliff Medical Centre \ ENTER Projects

Edgecliff Medical Centre \ ENTER Projects

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• October 2, 2012 • Comments (0)

ENTER Projects recently have completed the Medical Centre specialising in the treatment of Autistic Children. At 150sqm, the project was modest in its footprint but sets a clear example of digitally fabricated interiors, and a prototype to see how these projects perform. In early conversations with the client, priorities were quickly realised: 3 radiating treatment […]

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Network connections \ Complex City

Network connections \ Complex City

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• September 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

A media library, space which preserves and gives access to audio-visual contents, sound documents and video recordings, material considered as cultural testimony with the same value than written documents. Divided between paper and virtual information, it characterizes a reality of a modern way to use space, these places will evolve in a parallel manner to […]

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WATER VILLAGE- SHARJAH \ Office of Architecture

WATER VILLAGE- SHARJAH \ Office of Architecture

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• September 24, 2012 • Comments (2)

Introduction: At the northern edge of the emirate of Dubai, lies the neighboring emirate and city of Sharjah. Historically one of the wealthiest towns in the region and an important trading centre due to its strategic location in the gulf. While Dubai’s economy is mainly focused on free trade, finance, and tourism, Sharjah plays an […]

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The Alemdag Housing \ Baraka

The Alemdag Housing \ Baraka

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• September 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

The 6.000 m² plot is located on the edge of the city of Istanbul on the exact interface between the city and the surrounding forest. The first input for the housing complex was the location itself. This spot has been an important dynamic. It is where the urban texture starts to dissolve and the built environment […]

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Stedelijk Museum opened by the Queen Beatrix

Stedelijk Museum opened by the Queen Beatrix

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• September 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

The new levitated superstructure contains exhibition space, a restaurant, a shop and the new entrance. Arup is responsible for the structural design and the lighting design. Designed by Benthem Crouwel Architects, the new building, popularly called ‘the Bath Tub’, adds over 9,000m2 to the historic museum building. This includes programme space as well as 3,400m2 […]

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Ahmedabad Hotel \ Studio Symbiosis

Ahmedabad Hotel \ Studio Symbiosis

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• September 6, 2012 • Comments (0)

Seamless waves flowing on the landscape and flowing on the façade are the focal point of the design proposal for this full service five star property. Designed as an iconic building the proposal looks at interweaving the concepts of waves in nature, fold lines as movement trajectories and perception along with programmatic requirements. The idea […]

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Organic Scapes and Architecture designed "Living Aleutian Home Design Competition"

Organic Scapes and Architecture designed “Living Aleutian Home Design Competition”

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• August 6, 2012 • Comments (0)

The shape of the building’s footprint is a direct result from wind studies. By combining the different wind charts, we arrived at the conclusion that the proper orientation and exterior shape should be modeled according to the direction of prevailing winds. This method prevents the structure from acting on strong wind loads, therefore avoiding friction […]

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Ben van Berkel / UNStudio designs the new UIC building ‘V on Shenton’ in Singapore

Ben van Berkel / UNStudio designs the new UIC building ‘V on Shenton’ in Singapore

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• August 1, 2012 • Comments (0)

Ben van Berkel / UNStudio have designed the new UIC building, ‘V on Shenton’, in the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District. The former UIC Building dominated the city skyline as Singapore’s tallest building for many years since its completion in 1973 and was part of an important collection of towers located along Shenton Way […]

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Aqua at Dover Street Market \ Zaha Hadid

Aqua at Dover Street Market \ Zaha Hadid

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• August 1, 2012 • Comments (0)

Dover Street Market has commissioned Zaha Hadid to design a site-specific installation to be showcased in their London store during the 2012 Olympic Games. Entitled “Aqua”, the concept references the formal language of Hadid’s renowned London Aquatics Centre. Designing for Dover Street Market is an exciting opportunity to install a piece inspired by the fluid […]

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