Posts tagged center
306_Andreas Stadlmayr: Autonomous Non-Standard Spaces

Submission #306 | Andreas Stadlmayr: Autonomous Non-Standard Spaces — “The project "Autonomous non-standard spaces" respond primarily to the high demand for cultural projects in Prague | Czech Republic and at the same time enormous vacancies on buildings and open spaces right in the city center. Both were caused by neglect during the communist era and the persistent, blocking, political crisis, as well as by the steady, speculative real estate market.”

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284_Adriana Garcia: Jacksonville Culinary Institute

Submission #284 | Adriana Garcia: Jacksonville Culinary Institute — “Located in Florida, the city of Jacksonville is well known for its business centers, banks and many other cultural points, yet as a major tourist attraction it lacks in the existence of recreational spaces. This project aims to improve the current state of public spaces in Jacksonville by providing different areas that are opened for the public to enjoy, while at the same time generate a programmatic gradient that ranges from public, to semi private to private.”

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274_Seetharam Vallabhaneni and Mauricio Casian: Giga Village

Submission #274 | Seetharam Vallabhaneni and Mauricio Casian: Giga Village — Giga village is a project that aims to provide innovative workspaces and services to the neighborhood by creating a highly walkable/pedestrian urban community center that offers unique experiences at the intersection of technology and culture. Giga Village packs modern technology and vernacular craft into the density of a pixel by combining the digital and the analog.

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269_Gary Polk: Ambivalent Object VI: Gigantic

Submission #269 | Gary Polk: Ambivalent Object VI: Gigantic — “From Ptolemy to the Pixies, humans find both fascination and fear in the gigantic. Ironically, little attention has been paid to the form and shape of data centers, Iceland’s newest rapidly developing crop, which often combines geothermal dynamics with information architecture to be housed in gigantic volumes.”

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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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220_Muhammad Ogunniyi: Sculptural Informatics

Submission #220 | Muhammad Ogunniyi: Sculptural Informatics — "The choice of the quarry as site is important as it allows a reconciliation between man and earth. Metaphorical relations can be drawn between war and excavation, both processes have left scars to the mind and habitat. The quarry in this instance allows the ex-military veterans to re-engage with a process that is transformative for themselves and the context."

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216_Carlos Esponda: Social Landscape

Submission #216 | Carlos Esponda: Social Landscape — "The importance of the recuperation, improvement and revitalization of the pedestrian mobility, urban and public spaces is constantly mentioned without considering the human. In most cases the relation and correlation of buildings are more important than the dynamism and interaction of the human in public spaces."

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187_Georgia Pogas : Oozes and Goozes

Submission #187 | Georgia Pogas : Oozes and Goozes — Oozes and Goozes Fort Wayne Center for the Performing Arts celebrates the movement of the body by engaging varying scales of performing arts through proximity. Through studying Object Oriented Ontology (OOO) and the process of kitbashing and subtle manipulation of primitive objects, including spheres, cubes, and cones, a formal language emerges through the development of a new object.

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184_Paul Germaine McCoy and Francisco Javier Rivera: In Between

Submission #184 | Paul Germaine McCoy and Francisco Javier Rivera from Texas A&M University — The significance of the objects Barcelona has aggregated to create its urban fabric go beyond the formal intentions flattened on each facade. Behind them and in between the slabs resides the floating consciousness of a generation with the desire of immediate gratification and long term impact. We investigate this idea by pushing life and work under one roof.

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140_Axel Alexander Olson: The Chicago Watershed

Submission #140 | Axel Alexander Olson:  The Chicago Watershed — "The Chicago Watershed Cultural Center is situated at a critical point along the main branch of the Chicago River and its Northern Riverwalk. In an initial study of the site's context, the sonic and luminous spaces of the alternating bridge-bay condition on the newly revitalized South Riverwalk revealed an inverse relationship between sound and light during the day and night."

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130_William Toohey III: Vertical Corridor

Submission #130 | William Toohey III: Vertical Corridor — "A new grand gesture in both vertical and horizontal planes allows for the redirection of MIT's Infinite Corridor. The proposed master plan is a thoughtful response to Eero Saarinen’s 1954 master plan, the current site context, and MIT’s needs and desires as a leading institution in science and engineering. Identifying 9 concepts visible through the lens of a mid-twentieth century architect allowed for setting the framework for a design process relevant in today’s world with great hopes for the future built environment.

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128_Phillip Goodbread and James Jackson: IL NEXU

Submission #128 | Phillip Goodbread and James Jackson: IL NEXU — The proposed project is a result from the analyzation of the social and physical experience of Vicenza’s rivers. Relating the existing context, we unveiled a fractured pedestrian system with an inconsistent fabric of connectivity with the city periphery.

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123_Damaris Vicente: Dreamlike Cultural Center

Submission #123 | Damaris Vicente: Dreamlike Cultural Center — With the intention of taking a cultural center to a forgotten area of Recife. The theme used in the room was "City over town" and the party for the project was Penrose, with a cyclical idea of space, beginning middle and end. This model summarizes our 4 months of hard work.

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99_Mordvintseva Elizaveta, Glinskaya Maria, Nechitailova Irina: The wall. New function

Submission #99 | Mordvintseva Elizaveta, Glinskaya Maria, Nechitailova Irina: The wall. New function — The theme of the project we are presenting appeared in MSUA (moscow state university of architecture) in the beginning of the 20 century. We were supposed to design a club, not a night club, but a club for people, having similar interests. We were given a huge area in the centre of Moscow to place our club there. The three of us decided that the ares is too big for one club, and we started thinking about placing three connected buildings there.

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70_Rasmus Maabjerg: Harrison Center of Death

Rasmus Maabjerg: Harrison Center of Death — It is a project that deals with both physical and non-physical datastorage, related to both the residents of Harrison and the transitory people comming in and out of the city. Both low and high skill work is perform in form of physically handeling of the items and highskill managing of the non-physical data.

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13_Carlos Esponda: Navigation and Pedestrian Mobility

Carlos Esponda: Navigation and Pedestrian Mobility — The maps presented are the partial results of the thesis: "Navigation and pedestrian mobility" in the historic center of Santiago, Chile. Conducted in the graduate program: Master of Territory and Landscape, University Diego Portales in Santiago de Chile. The research sought to reveal the actual degree of interaction between the system of streets.

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7_Ali Bakshi: Talash Center for Youth

Ali Bakshi: Talash Center for Youth — Through architecture and space we can empower the youth to acquire skills to be economically independent in our society, provide them platform to show their talents they posses and to create a competitive energy to bring the best out of them.

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