Posts tagged design
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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305_Ciaran Magee: An Ambiguous Heterotopia

Submission #305 | Ciaran Magee: An Ambiguous Heterotopia — “Writers have been described as being either architects or gardeners. That is to say, one who cultivates a story or one who structures it. This thesis investigates the space between this dichotomous metaphor, researching the context of the garden as a spatial and architectural intervention.”

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299_Daniel Avilan: Occupy Vitkov; The Czech National Brewery

Submission #299 | Daniel Avilan: Occupy Vitkov; The Czech National Brewery — “The National Monument at Vitkov in Prague was once built to celebrate Czech statehood. However, both the Nazis’ and the Soviet Army took possession of the monument in order to propagate their regime. After the war, the monument was once again taken back by the Czech people and used as a museum. The isolated and unused monument remains an unpleasant reminder of the history the Czech people have faced.”

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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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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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278_Settawut Leenavong: Prasiolite State

Submission #278 | Settawut Leenavong: Prasiolite State — “Prasiolite State, or a "Green Crystals of Bangkok" is an experiential, experimental and ecological architecture project done by Chulalongkorn university undergraduate, Settawut Leenavong. The project explores the characteristic of crystal formation, polygons and various connection of molecular joints. Prasiolite takes the inspiration from the name of green crystals which form inside the gas cavity of lavas. The exterior hard shells were able to protect the enclosed interior from the intervention of physical environment.”

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266_Smit Patel: SCET Institute of Design

Submission #266 | Smit Patel: SCET Institute of Design — “The Brief calls for a comprehensive educational aggregation of design programs of Architecture, Interior Design and Fine Arts that will be centred around the educational zone of Surat, India. The site is located in the Educational district of Sarvajanik educational zone as the linear site spans adjacent to the road abutting a busy road.”

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254_Masoud Abedi Moghadam: Faded Borders

Submission #254 | Masoud Abedi Moghadam: Faded Borders — “As it is understood from the topic, the purpose of designing was to create a fun and amicable atmosphere for the children to learn. We have removed all the borders and class divisions that are usual in nowadays school and instead of that we have merged the learning spaces by defining different zones on the basis of the age of the children.”

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251_Quadri Shogunle: Biophilic Affiliation

Submission #251 | Quadri Shogunle: Biophilic Affiliation — “Biophilic Affiliation will become the catalyst for man’s first steps towards using biophilic design within an institutional setting, as an alternative form of treatment for those suffering from mental health issues.”

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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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245_Alina Sanina: Podium for Allegory of the Cave

Submission #245 | Alina Sanina: Architecture Drawings — Podium for the exposition of drones is an organic ensemble of unique furniture elements. Each part of the installation is created using traditional Cartesian geometry, mixing vertically and horizontally in continuous and three-dimensional surfaces.

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237_Nicolas Turchi: Water/Music

Submission #237 | Nicolas Turchi: Water/Music — "Located in a developing area of the Boston waterfront, the project stands between landscape, urbanism and architecture, in an effort to set a new interdisciplinary approach for the renovation of an abandoned industrial area.  As host to the new Boston Music Hall and a series of associated facilities like studio theaters and performance spaces, the project aims to merge music and water"

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235_Wendy Chan: Sparkling Raspberry

Submission #235 | Wendy Chan: Sparkling Raspberry — "Modernization is a major challenge in many traditional cities over the world. With increasing population density, there is a need to introduce hyper-dense housing as well as public facilities to the preexisting heritage city. Conflicts associated with cultural, environmental transition and limited spaces commonly arise in the community."

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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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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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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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205_Paulina Hurtado: Narrows Pavilion

Submission #205 | Paulina Hurtado: Narrows Pavilion — "Narrows pavilion is a social platform that works as a living organism introducing the subject into a portal that addresses space as the expression of scenery.  The pavilion explores the idea of implied functionality. Something that might happen but doesn’t have a fixed definition. For instance, it is a space for exhibitions, but it is not a museum; it is a space with scenographic features for performances, but it is not a theater; it is a space for dinning and social encounter, but it is not a cafe nor a restaurant."

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196_Silvia Lucchetta: Linear Landscapes

Submission #196 | Silvia Lucchetta: Linear Landscapes — "Tourism and its understandings have most certainly been a delicate matter of debate in countries such as Spain, which has been ranking among the top destinations for several years already. Not only does tourism shape the economy of the place but it also affects the way locals live and the way the same place evolves. It is a complex phenomenon that varies according to many external factors and cannot be understood in one simple way."

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145_Cameron Fullmer: Polar Flux

Submission #145 | Cameron Fullmer: Polar Flux — "This project was completed as a part of the Arctic Design Group (ADG) traveling studio in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway; the northern-most permanent settlement in the world.  Under the pilotage of Dr. Matthew Jull and Leena Cho (founders of ADG and Kutonotuk), I studied the conditions of coastal material fluctuation, permafrost resilience, and seasonal accessibility: all defining factors in Arctic urbanism."

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