Posts tagged natural
332_Rana El Dakkak: Soul Treat

Submission #332 | Rana El Dakkak: Soul Treat — “The design concept of the project was mainly inspired by a natural element as nature has a strong relationship with the human’s well-being. The natural inspiration for Soul Treat design concept was the tree leaves. The project’s site has different types of trees and each tree has different leaves shape; this triggered the idea of the natural inspiration for this project.”

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329_Dan Whelan: Song of the Sea

Submission #329 | Dan Whelan: Song of the Sea — “The proposed chapel rests on the foundations of the restored Pessegueiro island fort - Portugal, its simple white brick form providing a clear focus point from the main coastline. The restored fort provides a space of transition between the natural landscape and the inner space of the chapel while providing panoramic views across the entire site. Within the chapel spaces are enclosed, intimate and spiritual in nature, inviting visitors to take a moment for introspection and quiet contemplation.”

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295_Marco Nieto: Wav_ES

Submission #295 | Marco Nieto: Wav_ES — “The concept and purpose of Wav_ES is to bring attention and awareness of the importance of conservation, as well as making strides towards preserving and restoring water in natural ecosystems, as well as bustling urban areas.”

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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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288_Tzu-Jung Huang, Chia-Wei Chang , Mu-Hwai Liou: Pilgrimage of Everyday Life

Submission #288 | Tzu-Jung Huang, Chia-Wei Chang , Mu-Hwai Liou: Pilgrimage of Everyday Life — “The project mainly tackles water-related issues and explores the ideal prototype of an egalitarian community center. By introducing the fog catcher technique, it proposes to create a multi functional gathering place for casual interaction, knowledge sharing, rites and so on.”

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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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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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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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143_Jonathan Garcia Leon: EXPOccs 2025 The Nepal Pavilion

Submission #143 | Jonathan Garcia Leon: EXPOccs 2025 The Nepal Pavilion — Nepal "the country of the stairs" is almost entirely built on the steep slopes of the Himalayas. The staircase then emerges as the most important architectural element to be used. It is then proposed to take advantage of the topography of the site, to resemble the ascending routes made by the nepales daily, because for them "every effort is worthy".

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139_Khalid Al-Tamimi and Nasser Ghannam: Almost Natural

Submission #139 | Khalid Al-Tamimi and Nasser Ghannam: Almost Natural — "Almost Natural attempts to explore the production of space and aesthetics in the Anthropocene through blurring between the natural and the synthetic. The Anthropocene is the new geological era that has emerged out of the unprecedented influence the human race continues to have on the planet’s ecology."

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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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97_Irvin Shaifa: ALPHAFORMULATE II

Irvin Shaifa: ALPHAFORMULATE II — Formulate II are diagrammatic works depicting at a microscopic level the morphosis phases or architecture rather then creating a representation. The concept involves core believes taught to us in architecture such as massing, and challenges what we are taught at an alpha stage, and formulating it in a visionary manner.

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