Posts tagged cultural
308_Tiago Vasconcelos: Permabioreactor

Submission #308 | Tiago Vasconcelos: Permabioreactor — “Climate change is only exacerbating this challenge; as increasing temperatures and oceanic acidification are causing large shifts in migratory patterns of animals and reduction of fish populations; making these subsistent sources increasingly difficult to come by for Native peoples. Additionally, elevating temperatures are causing widespread permafrost thaw; wreaking structural havoc and greenhouse gas emissions.”

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298_Federico Monti and Francesco Mura: Galaxy Tower

Submission #298 | Federico Monti and Francesco Mura: Galaxy Tower —  In one of the most famous drawings in the world, the Vitruvian Man by Leonardo Da Vinci is symbolically represented as the most sublime of unions, the one between art and science. There are the figures of the square and the circle that refer respectively to the Earth and the universe, placing at the center of this union the pulsating and signifying heart of the work: the man.

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243_Flora Milanez: Lavrion's Cultural Factory

Submission #243 | Flora Milanez: Lavrion's Cultural Factory — “With the aim of promoting the coming together of the local population and making the Park inviting and accessible, the function assigned to the old power plant and gas station buildings consists in a space where cultural and educational workshops will be offered to both locals and tourists in a different range of duration spans and topics.”

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221_Austin Madrigale, Christian Stiles, Ozzy Veliz, Ysaac Bustamante: Residential Panopticon

Submission #221 | Austin Madrigale, Christian Stiles, Ozzy Veliz, Ysaac Bustamante: Residential Panopticon — "This studio looked at how we can create tectonic design and image analysis through the utilization of open source machine vision libraries in parallel with custom agent based tectonic software to reexamine architecture's relationship to the image as generative device and the context as a cultural entity."

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162_Connor Gravelle

Submission #162 | Connor Gravelle — "Our cultural moment might be described as one of intense self-reflection, foregrounding questions of identity and what it means to belong in any particular context. This problematizes the architecture as a transcriptive discipline for identifying, materializing and, most importantly, defining the ideological conditions of given contexts, cultures and programs. This extension to an existing art museum in Lima, Peru, takes to task preservation for its immediate engagement with identity and its potentials to offer challenges and ruminations on the nature of cultural identity.

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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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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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104_Luis Fernando Munoz and Julia Eve Pen: Bubbles

Submission #104 | Luis Fernando Munoz and Julia Eve Pen: Bubbles — The dictionary defines diversity as the quality or state of having many different forms, types and ideas, but in reality diversity exists in much more complex forms. There is cultural diversity, diversity of thought, diversity of origin, the list grows, and the way diversity is perceived is equally complex. In the context of Texas A&M University there have been initiatives to put diversity at the forefront of the school’s agenda.

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83_Jordan Whitewood-Neal: The Narcissist Bakery

Jordan Whitewood-Neal: The Narcissist Bakery — Tower Hamlets exists as an area of stark social and economic division, a division resulting in a patchwork of centralised power zones and vast densified spaces of deprivation and poverty. At the center of economic growth and development lies the consumption of Commodities, and with Commodity comes the theory of narcissism. Commodity narcissism, a theory developed by Robert Cluley...

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81_Sara Ibrahim and Suzan Ibrahim: Hyperbuilding

Sara Ibrahim and Suzan Ibrahim: Hyperbuilding — A Hyperbuilding that embodies a taxonomy of precedent floor plans. This calls for an architecture that is completely inclusive, temporary and permanent, monumental and miniature, historic yet advanced, but most importantly a cultural, economic, and a social experiment of a vertical conglomerate.

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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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72_Renzo Lopez: Miami Beach Digital Learning Gallery

Renzo Lopez: Miami Beach Digital Learning Gallery — The new Miami Beach Lincoln road Branch Library is a duality between the closed, rigid, and pragmatic nature implicit with storing printed information along with the open ended, ever expanding nature of digital information. This duality transforms the modern library into a relevant and revitalized public building which explores and pays homage to digital information.

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54_ROBOCOOP: INNESTI Exhibition December 18th!

ROBOCOOP: INNESTI Exhibition December 18th! — Rome-based urban art project active from 2012 and founded by two Italian Architecture students are holding their first solo show in Rome, that will open December 18th, 2016.

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51_Ismael Segarra: Inverted Landmarks

Ismael Segarra: Inverted Landmarks — Rehabilitating San Juan’s vacant structures through the re-shaping of the contextual formal language. The proposal consists of creating new landmarks within the abandoned structures of Old San Juan; giving them back to the tourist in the form of intimate public spaces.

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39_Carlos E. Inigo: Giant Cicero

Carlos E. Inigo: Giant Cicero — I am an architecture student, recent graduate from University of Illinois at Chicago. Currently Working in an architectural & urban design firm in Chicago, IL — The Name of the Project is ‘Giant Cicero’

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31_Seni Agunpopo: Untitled//001

Seni Agunpopo: Untitled//001 — The outcome of this project was to create an archive gallery plus a cultural arts centre. the archive galley expands on idea of 'participation' creating a hub for past influences of the city deemed redundant by political leaders and taken away from the community.

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16_Antoine Wendling: Myeongdong Twisted Towers

Antoine Wendling: Myeongdong Twisted Towers — Between the Seoul Museum Of Art and the Dongdaemun Design Plaza Zaha Hadid, the idea is to create a "cultural line" by adding the Myeongdong Twisted Towers (161m) and its hanging museum. Étroire a road through the parcel originally been transformed into a public square with a central park

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