Posts tagged plant
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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269_Gary Polk: Ambivalent Object VI: Gigantic

Submission #269 | Gary Polk: Ambivalent Object VI: Gigantic — “From Ptolemy to the Pixies, humans find both fascination and fear in the gigantic. Ironically, little attention has been paid to the form and shape of data centers, Iceland’s newest rapidly developing crop, which often combines geothermal dynamics with information architecture to be housed in gigantic volumes.”

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186_Munjer Hashim: Plant 34

Submission #186 | Munjer Hashim: Plant 34 — Plant 34 is a project which takes on the real-world scenario of drought and future water shortage that is a current issue in New York State and creates a hybrid program which solves the issues conceptually. The project argues that in the future, an increase in population and yearly droughts will place such a strain on the current water reserves, that the need for other sources of water within Manhattan must be established.

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134_José María Rodríguez: A New Plant Store in Tokyo 

Submission #134 | José María Rodríguez: A New Plant Store in Tokyo — "Mr. Sato is a widowed man of 60 years. He worked as a lawyer until a few months ago, when he decided to retire. However, his whole life was a passionate for plants. "It's time to build my dream," he told me.  Mr. Sato wants to meet people with the same interest. He wishes to offer them different spaces where they can share. He needs to live surrounded by those natural beings that make him happy."

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42_Edward Radev: Homi(num)reditus

Edward Radev: Homi(num)reditus — The gallery spaces from the original proposal and new proposal will intertwine to create a transition between two worlds. The academy itself is set in the near future where extraterrestrial life is being explored. The academy being a center for research of extraterrestrial plant species and how they can be used to create architecture that can be grown.

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