Posts tagged building
293_Sergey Nadtochiy: Seductive Ecologies

Submission #293 | Sergey Nadtochiy: Seductive Ecologies “Because of large number of public buildings including universities, hotels and hospitals, Bloomsbury has one of highest wasted heat rates in London. Therefore this area has been chosen to test new ways of heat resources use and mediation proposed in this project of an art school. The site of the project takes space of former district heating system on Coram street next to Brunswick centre and is marked by 40m high concrete chimney, underground Piccadilly line which crosses the site is also used as one of heat resources.”

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290_Justin Heu: Density n Void

Submission #290 | Justin Heu: Density n Void — “A brief focus into designing a new urban mixed use building... residential, commercial, office space. Redesigning what we formally know about a building and warping it inside out. Residential units are encapsulated into tunnel like voids that face each other and can hide away with privacy smart glass.”

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286_Anderson Beuting: Chapel Project

Submission #286 | Anderson Beuting: Chapel Project — “Upon request for a renovation and amplification of an existing chapel, that could later be used independently from the building it was attached to, for weddings and celebrations to take place, the concept was to create a small piece of art in the middle of the city of Joinville.”

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282_Jun Hyuk Yoon: Community Platform

Submission #282 | Jun Hyuk Yoon: Community Platform — “This project was focused on building remodeling. The building which i remodeled was center of the neighborhood. As the building became old, they became empty, and people stopped coming more and more. But a community event took place and needed space to support them. As a symbol of the past, i wanted to recreate the building as a space for the community.”

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248_Alejandro Quinto and Maria Mas Mengual: Entomomaniac

Submission #248 | Alejandro Quinto and Maria Mas Mengual — “Our point of view is located in the city of New York, in the neighbourhood of Hell’s Kitchen to be precise for some reasons which led us to think how could evolve in the future against the new world wide gastronomic tendency.”

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234_Fabia Sainz: TRAIPSE

Submission #234 | Fabia Sainz: TRAIPSE — "The journey from childhood to adulthood. This project reflects the approach of Conceptual Architecture in order to design a Experiential Learning Center for 8 year old kids. The site is interrupted by the interaction of specific boundaries and shapes that make the student explore different aspects of the growth of the mind and body while learning."

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230_Maria Fernanda Castelan Tinajero: Análisis al arquitecto Mies Van Der Rohe

Submission #230 | Maria Fernanda Castelan Tinajero: Análisis al arquitecto Mies Van Der Rohe — "Process of analysis that from the architectural elements: drawings, models, diagrams, etc... We looked to comprehend the strategies and the posture of the design by Mies Van Der Rohe. When the analysis was finished, we proposed a building to adapt the strategies we had learned to enrich the design."

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214_Iryady Redzuan: Georgetown Design Cultivation Museum

Submission #214 | Iryady Redzuan: Georgetown Design Cultivation Museum — "Collective Space + Reflexivity Order; The principal of collective space in architecture is to inspire regarding the introversion of public experience towards a building, the intervention on how people interact with the space, and how the space then interacts with the world."

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209_Kevin Garcia: The Isola Apartments

Submission #209 | Kevin Garcia: The Isola Apartments — "The Isola Apartments is a Mixed-Use 104 unit residential project located in Salt Lake City, Utah.  “Isola” is an Italian word that is defined as an island or a set of islands, and can most notably be seen through the concept of having two building masses rising from the streets of Salt Lake City.  The building and site is designed to react to 3 main site considerations.  #1 Providing the area with much needed green and public space.  #2 Reacting to the adjacent UTA (Utah Public Transit System) and providing circulation space.  #3 Directing occupants towards views of downtown Salt Lake City and the Wasatch Mountain Range."

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208_Elliott Dennis: The Ark

Submission #208 | Elliott Dennis: The Ark — "The project aims to preserve what is left of Plymouths pre-war records, historical matter, and collective memory, much of which was destroyed in the fires of the Blitz and post-war ‘reconstruction’. Through the implementation of an oral archive and traditional archive which expands to meet the influx of new records being deposited into it.

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189_Luca Luigi Pirovano: University Island Competition

Submission #189 | Luca Luigi Pirovano: University Island Competition — "The project stems from the desire to preserve the island's identity, maintaining the peculiar presence of uncultivated green, redeveloping existing ruins. At the same time it was necessary to create a space that was strongly characterized to increase the sense of belonging to an university campus."

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182_Sarah Wu Martinez: Co-Housing Architecture, An Urban Village

Submission #182 | Sarah Wu Martinez: Co-Housing Architecture, An Urban Village — "In pursuing the answer to a simple, yet loaded question, “How can housing challenge the way we live in cities?”, Co-Housing Architecture investigates how architecture can become a catalyst in building communities and inspire human interactions of different scales. Co-housing, a Danish housing model whose dwellers own their units and share community spaces, has sporadically mushroomed across North American suburbia since the 80’s."

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174_Laurie Charron and Myriam Assal: The Very Long Building

Submission #174 | Laurie Charron and Myriam Assal: McGill Architecture — "Myriam Assal and Laurie Charron-Lozeau design a Very Long Building for the new scientific campus of Université de Montréal in an old railyard between the Parc-Ex and Outremont neighbourhoods. They intend to humanize the megastructure by creating large public spaces, considering pedestrians and cyclists at the heart of their project."

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121_Enzo-Lucas Desessart: l'Argonaute

Submission #121 | Enzo-Lucas Desessart: l'Argonaute — This project is supported by a strong idea: the connection. This is directly introduced by the location of the site: a hollow tooth bordered to the south by an athletic track, the Philipides stadium, and to the east by a tramway stop, where the main line of the city of Montpellier.

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115_Greg Sheward: RISE

Submission #115 | Greg Sheward: RISE — New York City’s population has continuously been on the rise, expected to reach 9 million people over the next 23 years. The need for affordable housing is playing a predominant roll in this growth. This increasing need for housing provides an opportunity for housing to play a prevailing role in the advancement of architecture. Housing has fallen victim to the standardization of the New York City building code.

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82_Phawin Siripong: The Flux in Between

Phawin Siripong: The Flux in Between — The Project is focusing on exploring ideas of solving the contradiction between the studio based study culture to existing faculty building (Faculty of Architecture Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand) spatial segregation.

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77_Lenna Galanis: Miami Beach Habitat

Lenna Galanis: Miami Beach Habitat —This Multi-function (commercial, cultural, residential) space will give the opportunity for immigrants to live and also own a small business in the same building, making Miami an even more diverse and exciting place.

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74_Daniel Rebolledo: Nuevo Circo de Caracas

Daniel Rebolledo: Nuevo Circo de Caracas — This was an academic project that was set on a historic landmark which is the Nuevo Circo de Caracas, and old slaughter house in the late 19th century, and was refurbished and transformed into the new bull fighting ring and biggest venue place in the early 20th century. The building was abandoned for several years as bull fighting became less popular over time.

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40_Jay Jordan: Herbaceous Renaissance

Jay Jordan: Herbaceous Renaissance — In my work, I have become increasingly interested in the role of 'peripheral phenomena' in Architecture. Those objects, systems and practices that do not necessarily posses architectural or spatial specifications, but nevertheless can be seen to enrich our spaces and lives.

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