Posts tagged london
310_Victor Moldoveanu: Protecting Paradise

Submission #310 | Victor Moldoveanu: Protecting Paradise — “Inspired by the 16th century Chinese classical novel "The Monkey King" where heroes fight to protect the heavens, the project demonstrates how peace, equality and freedom prove to be democratic design tools that can protect Paradise, the most extensive rainforest of Central America.”

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309_Victor Moldoveanu: The Ministry of Ocean Wisdom

Submission #309 | Victor Moldoveanu: The Ministry of Ocean Wisdom — “Inspired by Jules Verne’s "In Search of the Castaways" where heroes travel the oceans of the world to find and save the lost crew, The Ministry of Ocean Wisdom occupies 20,000 square kilometres of the Danish Territorial Waters of the Jutland Peninsula. Embracing the foreseeable sea-level rise, The Ministry of Ocean Wisdom is a project showing a model of embracing ocean level rise and consequently taking up life on water.”

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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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304_Andrea Cappiello: Monastic Archive

Submission #304 | Andrea Cappiello: Monastic Archive — “The word ‘archive’ generally indicates a working system structured towards the efficient recall of items. This idea of a predominantly passive collection changes when buildings are involved because a work of architecture can be argued to be an existing archive. This understanding further shifts the perceptions concerning the manner in which archives are presented.”

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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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276_Aldrin Estillore: Cable Street

Submission #276 | Aldrin Estillore: Cable Street — “Cable Street is heavily influenced by a multi-cultural and multi-diverse community that it is a microcosm of representing London in an urban scale especially with the subject of food. Using culture as a resource of various countries as a commodity of living. Fundamentally, rice has become a symbol of daily essentially of living across Asia and Europe. My Pulpit will become a monumental celebratory fort that functions as an integral communal gathering space for eating and offering a conversation space for lounging.”

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272_Binhan Wang: Adaptable 12L Plus

Submission #272 | Binhan Wang; Adaptable 12L Plus — “In this housing project, I intended to address a strong urban conflict between fixed housing structures and dynamic populations by designing an adaptable social housing. During the site visit, I have interviewed the residents living on my site and found that the majority of them are migrant workers. As their population flow is very dynamic, they would require more flexible spaces to satisfy their changing needs.”

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270_Swati Jain: Let's Play MoMA

Submission #270 | Swati Jain: Let's Play MoMA — “The aim of the Project to question an art residency and how the art world views its artist residents and their places of dwelling.”

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258_ROBOCOOP: Souvenir from la Giudecca

Submission #258 | ROBOCOOP: Souvenir from la Giudecca — “A site-specific installation set up for the 2nd edition of Unfolding Pavilion, a pop-up exhibition curated by Daniel Tudor Munteanu and Davide Tommaso Ferrando, in conjunction with the opening of the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale and hosted in Gino Valle IACP Social Housing Complex.”

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256_Stanley Tan: Market Monument

Submission #256 | Stanley Tan: Market Monument — “The proposal intends to be a concentrated city intensifying the uses of the traditional city whilst becoming an alternative infrastructure to the ground conditions created by many contemporary developments.”

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213_Zhiyuan Peng: Student Accommodation for The Porto School of Architecture

Submission #213 | Zhiyuan Peng: Student Accommodation for The Porto School of Architecture — "The site is a slope. And we are asked for keep all the trees on the site. So I think to make my project in different height will be a nice way to fit the site.The buildings around the riverside of Porto gave me another idea. All the buildings are on the hill and all in diverse heights."

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135_Stanley Tan Hanjie: The Lot

Submission #135 | Stanley Tan Hanjie: The Lot — "The Lot: Communal Social Housing Scheme for a Garden Community and Farmers’ Market. The project studies the theme of urban-suburbanisation, calculated efficiency of a self-sustainable urban infrastructure and the design of a rural retreat. Living units are integrated into a living canopy which is used to grow organic vegetables and also works as a rainwater harvester and irrigation system. A food market is also provided for the public."

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122_Asbjørn Staunstrup Lund: The Fairy Tale Of Maersk

Submission #122 | Asbjørn Staunstrup Lund: The Fairy Tale Of Maersk — The project encapsulates a retrospective proposal for Danish shipping magnate Maersk Mc-Kinney Møller. How a sustainable legacy could have been created in the heart of Copenhagen as an alternative to Maersk’s donation of the Copenhagen Opera House which was built in 2000.

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114_Kyung Kuk Kang: Brasilia Elevated

Submission #114 | Kyung Kuk Kang: Brasilia Elevated — Brasilia: vast-scale, planned capital city inaugurated by the president Kubitschek in 1960, is the city built for automobiles following the modernist city planning principles. Wing-Axis highways that run through the entire city from north to south, Superquadra apartment neighborhood units which serve huge portions of citizens who live distant apart, the city Brasilia was designed to have an efficient circulation around the city with segregation of different sectors.

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107_​Houman Khosravi​: Music for Housing

Submission #107 | Houman Khosravi​: Music for Housing — "The first exercise of of the semester was to craft a conceptual construct based on design intuition as well as my preconceived notions and views of London. Using mechanical found objects, I created three scenarios to build off of, each would become its own construct."

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96_Julia Cistelecan: The Mausoleum for The Lost at Sea

Submission #96 | Julia Cistelecan: The Mausoleum for The Lost at Sea — Inspired by Plato’s invented island of Atlantis that fell out of favour with the gods and famously submerged into the Atlantic Ocean, the Mausoleum for the lost at Sea taps into the naval history of Greenwich and investigates the idea of loss and memory.

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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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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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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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36_Federico Fauli: Nobody's Land

Federico Fauli: Nobody's Land — Nobody’s Land is a project born from an apocalyptic concept. It represents the lack of a vision, the appeal for a utopian renewal and the constant search for new ways of living. A project set in the nowadays Bangladesh reality, in a site located in the South-West area of Dhaka, surrounded by the Buriganga river.

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