Posts tagged space
338 / Dan Whelan: Paradise Regained

Submission #338 | Dan Whelan: Paradise Regained — “Paradise Regained is a sculptural gesture and ecological stepping stone for native flora and fauna located at the underutilised Power Street loop site in Melbourne, Australia. The proposal seeks innovative and creative ways in which to design green space within the city, decreasing storm water runoff and creating a rare urban paradise in which native flora & fauna can flourish.”

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327_Matteo Gawlak and Micol Zucchini: u_Tube

Submission #327 | Matteo Gawlak and Micol Zucchini: u_Tube — “Buynet city, 2030. Never before man has been so explicitly recognized as the true protagonist and placed with determination at the center of the purchase, linked only on shopping online. Subject and object at the same time of a philosophical and almost metaphysical research about his place and his role in the buying network.”

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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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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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286_Anderson Beuting: Chapel Project

Submission #286 | Anderson Beuting: Chapel Project — “Upon request for a renovation and amplification of an existing chapel, that could later be used independently from the building it was attached to, for weddings and celebrations to take place, the concept was to create a small piece of art in the middle of the city of Joinville.”

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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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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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282_Jun Hyuk Yoon: Community Platform

Submission #282 | Jun Hyuk Yoon: Community Platform — “This project was focused on building remodeling. The building which i remodeled was center of the neighborhood. As the building became old, they became empty, and people stopped coming more and more. But a community event took place and needed space to support them. As a symbol of the past, i wanted to recreate the building as a space for the community.”

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281_Marco Nieto: Ashes to Ashes

Submission #281 | Marco Nieto: Ashes to Ashes — “My proposal seeks to create a permanent and spiritual fixture in the fabric of the ever-changing and ethereal festival that is Burning Man, reinventing its identity. This will be done by integrating the process and materiality of ash, utilizing its sustainable potential and intimate meaning to those who participate to create a new program that melds industry and institution, creating a familiar yet foreign sight in the middle of the desert.”

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273_Chanakarn Assavasirisilp and Phawin Siripong: A WALL MANIFESTO at US/MEX BORDER

Submission #273 | Chanakarn Assavasirisilp and Phawin Siripong: A WALL MANIFESTO at US/MEX BORDER —The Project is focusing on exploring ideas and program typologies of a public border park, creating a radical paradigm based on our manifesto. By understanding the context of US/MEX border area, we have proposed various typologies of excitement park activities as a combination of 3 zoning; sports activities, gathering area and relax area, which we believe they could bring a lot of fun to the border, attract and gather people from both side, creating new community paradigms shift at outskirt.”

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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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261_Leetee Wang and Marianne Sanche: Church of AI

Submission #261 | Leetee Wang and Marianne Sanche: Church of AI — “A contemplation of reciprocity between automation and human intervention. This architectural series was formed, at first, by 2D imagery generated via online AI tools, then designed as 360 interior spaces. It explores hybridization of automated and subjective input to produce a cybernetic reality in which constructed space is transient – in a constant state of building and unbuilding.”

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257_Zahid Ajam: Redrawing East Harlem

Submission #257 | Zahid Ajam: Redrawing East Harlem — “Through analyzing the urban fabric, a block of NYCHA properties seemed to divide East Harlem into two halves. These NYCHA developments follow the model of the tower in the park where the park was intended to become a public social space. Over time it was considered an unsuccessful model since attempting to become everyone’s space, the park became no man’s land as no one took ownership of it.”

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249_Andrea Molina: ONCE UPON A TIME IN ALCORCÓN

Submission #249 | Andrea Molina: ONCE UPON A TIME IN ALCORCÓN — “The name of my project is ONCE UPON A TIME IN ALCORCÓN, cause its main purpose is to transform an obsolete industrial state into an advanced neighbourhood recalling the history of the place through the proposed architectural interventions in its public space.”

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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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233_Madeline Nolan: Expanding Augmentation

Submission #233 | Madeline Nolan: Expanding Augmentation — "Seattle Central Library redefines the library, no longer exclusively dedicated to the book, but as an information store where all potent forms of media are presented, creating a civic space for the circulation of knowledge in all media."

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223_James Frolow: Bordeaux Villa: Un Studio Prive

Submission #223 | James Frolow: Bordeaux Villa: Un Studio Prive — "The existing Bordeaux Villa by Rem Koolhaas was designed for a disabled man with wife and 2 children. The client’s brief was: '“I do not want a simple house. I want a complex house, because the house will define my world...”'

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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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209_Kevin Garcia: The Isola Apartments

Submission #209 | Kevin Garcia: The Isola Apartments — "The Isola Apartments is a Mixed-Use 104 unit residential project located in Salt Lake City, Utah.  “Isola” is an Italian word that is defined as an island or a set of islands, and can most notably be seen through the concept of having two building masses rising from the streets of Salt Lake City.  The building and site is designed to react to 3 main site considerations.  #1 Providing the area with much needed green and public space.  #2 Reacting to the adjacent UTA (Utah Public Transit System) and providing circulation space.  #3 Directing occupants towards views of downtown Salt Lake City and the Wasatch Mountain Range."

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198_Saulo Nicolas Barrera: Carriage House

Submission #198 | Saulo Nicolas Barrera: Carriage House — "My concept behind my design was influenced by the visual elements of coral, it's organic array of patterns determines the built in furniture of my design and manipulates the spaces inside. The stacking elements that the coral portrays is engraved within the project, creating a visual illusion from the outside with glass surrounding the building, while maintaining its organic elements within this glass box."

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