Posts tagged landscape
316_Simone Porfiri: Utilitàs

Submission #316 | Simone Porfiri: Utilitàs [The Shapes of the Use] — “This work investigates the vocabulary of forms that are generated as a corollary of the human activity of inhabit and by the practice of use, and that complete with their function the architecture and landscape condition.”

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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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296_Elia Zoppi, Caterina Francesconi and Valeria Fruzzetti: Dialogues | Antonio Lupi Headquarters

Submission #296 | Elia Zoppi, Caterina Francesconi and Valeria Fruzzetti: Dialogues | Antonio Lupi Headquarters — “The desire to establish a relationship with the few but clear elements that characterize the landscape has placed itself at the base of the compositional logic. Proceeding with the definition of the intervention, the intention was to bring the dialogue to the human scale, favoring the meeting between people and different figures through the interaction between the spaces.”

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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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285_Ahmad Baydoun: Escape to an Alternative-Power Archive

Submission #285 | Ahmad Baydoun: Escape to an Alternative-Power Archive — “This study examines the nature of territories in the region of Lebanon that are governed by alternative systems in contrast to state-based structures of governance. In these territories, the state has minimal-to-limited influence on the social, political, and economic activities of such given areas, since certain non-state actors exert a structure of governance based on their political agenda.”

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255_Jean-Philippe Fahey and Émilie Fortier: Novela Bodega

Submission #255 | Jean-Philippe Fahey and Émilie Fortier: Novela Bodega — “A project inspired by the romance of La Rioja, this proposal for a winery aims to bring couples together. This project is devoted to anunotourism and is dedicated to an annual production of more than 100,000 bottles.”

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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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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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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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181_Sarah Ives: McGill Architecture

Submission #181 | Sarah Ives: McGill Architecture — "The debris of Toronto’s past lies hidden within the artificial wilderness of The Leslie Street Spit. Since its inception in 1959, The Spit has served as a convenient dumping ground for demolished buildings, among them some of the city’s most treasured architectural artifacts. Over the years, this landfill has transformed into a natural landscape with luxuriant vegetation, wildlife, and even beaches."

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106_Christiana Pitsillidou and Biljana Kašule Nikolić: Hyphen City

Submission #106 | Christiana Pitsillidou and Biljana Kašule Nikolić: Hyphen City — Those are the very initial ideas of the eight films under study, which further explore its site less qualities depending on their level of fiction, speed and psychogeography. Given that the river’s visual history is extraordinarily experienced at certain speeds and environments; the space of the Los Angeles River has been plot-mapped and observed through hyphen speculations varied from real to fictional scenarios of fragments.

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76_Joshua Aylett: Systems Diversion

Joshua Aylett: Systems Diversion — I graduated from the Oxford School of Architecture this past summer and I am currently living in Madrid. I am working at a freelance capacity producing architectural visuals and drawings, as well as exploring other creative interests including photography, design and research. I am curating an exhibition of student work from the ‘unfinished Madrid’ postgraduate studio at Oxford Brookes University 2016.

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59_Graham Rose: Shifting Spirals

Graham Rose: Shifting Spirals — Essentially we had to create a folly that was semi habitable for people or any creature depending on your design. We had to utilize two design approaches that we had been working with all semester. The project was initially limited to an 18’x18’x18’ cube but we were allowed to break the barrier if it was necessary and made sense.

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47_Yara Abboud and Roxani Maragkoudaki: University Island

Yara Abboud and Roxani Maragkoudaki: University Island — A competition called for the abandoned island of Poveglia in the Venetian Lagoon to be transformed into a university campus. Preserving the landscape of the island is one of the main strategies in the proposal.

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45_Vlad Daraban: Island

Vlad Daraban: Island — The project is situated in Paris, on a very thin artificial island -Ile aux Cygnes-, created in 1827 in order to protect the Port de Grenelle. The idea was to explore a dynamic realm, where nothing is actually installed...

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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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8_Antonio Buonaurio: Oltre la Coltre di Nebbia

Antonio Buonaurio: Oltre la Coltre di Nebbia — My drawings are aimed at a subject that has always fascinated me and that, in my opinion, is one of the most important elements of architecture: how the project affects, modifies, changes and influences the landscape in which it is located.

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