Posts tagged spaces
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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274_Seetharam Vallabhaneni and Mauricio Casian: Giga Village

Submission #274 | Seetharam Vallabhaneni and Mauricio Casian: Giga Village — Giga village is a project that aims to provide innovative workspaces and services to the neighborhood by creating a highly walkable/pedestrian urban community center that offers unique experiences at the intersection of technology and culture. Giga Village packs modern technology and vernacular craft into the density of a pixel by combining the digital and the analog.

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254_Masoud Abedi Moghadam: Faded Borders

Submission #254 | Masoud Abedi Moghadam: Faded Borders — “As it is understood from the topic, the purpose of designing was to create a fun and amicable atmosphere for the children to learn. We have removed all the borders and class divisions that are usual in nowadays school and instead of that we have merged the learning spaces by defining different zones on the basis of the age of the children.”

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253_Stefan Burnett: MIT Interstitial Housing

Submission #253 | Stefan Burnett: MIT Interstitial Housing — “MIT Interstitial Housing looks to solve the harsh divide of academics and student living spaces through the use of interstitial open spaces, both housing and academics live off of one another. This new building typology aims to create a healthier balance between academics and student living.”

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250_Tomasz Bulczak: Atlas of Unexpected Spaces for Collectivity

Submission #250 | Tomasz Bulczak: Atlas of Unexpected Spaces for Collectivity — “Atlas aims to spark an impulse for bottom-up associations and industries to bring Lot together. As in Erwin Schrodinger concept of shared consciousness or Buckminster Fuller’s Spaceship Earth, they can perceive themselves as unity that can act successfully for their own sustainable future.”

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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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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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205_Paulina Hurtado: Narrows Pavilion

Submission #205 | Paulina Hurtado: Narrows Pavilion — "Narrows pavilion is a social platform that works as a living organism introducing the subject into a portal that addresses space as the expression of scenery.  The pavilion explores the idea of implied functionality. Something that might happen but doesn’t have a fixed definition. For instance, it is a space for exhibitions, but it is not a museum; it is a space with scenographic features for performances, but it is not a theater; it is a space for dinning and social encounter, but it is not a cafe nor a restaurant."

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182_Sarah Wu Martinez: Co-Housing Architecture, An Urban Village

Submission #182 | Sarah Wu Martinez: Co-Housing Architecture, An Urban Village — "In pursuing the answer to a simple, yet loaded question, “How can housing challenge the way we live in cities?”, Co-Housing Architecture investigates how architecture can become a catalyst in building communities and inspire human interactions of different scales. Co-housing, a Danish housing model whose dwellers own their units and share community spaces, has sporadically mushroomed across North American suburbia since the 80’s."

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176_Lorenzo Saroli: An Architecture of Excavation

Submission #176 | Lorenzo Saroli: An Architecture of Excavation — "A common outcry can be heard from Montrealers, pleading for the conservation of their churches. The city’s attachment to the Catholic Church is undeniable, and its evolutionary reliance on it was unmatched. In addition to embodying urban monumentality and punctuating the built environment, the presence of the city’s religious patrimony throughout the urban landscape bore witness to the Church’s importance in all aspects of life – transcending spirituality and religion to deal with social, cultural and political issues."

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172_Jerome Lai: McGill Architecture

Submission #172 | Jerome Lai: McGill Architecture — "He creates an 'urban condenser': a 1000x150m platform, aiming to replace the traditional fabric of streets and city blocks. It hosts residences, offices, a campus and recreational spaces. He envisions that the multiplicity and complexity of programmatic interactions relieve users from the fundamental need for space outside the platform. In the end, the platform becomes the city itself."

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149_Gabriel Gomes, Giulia Chagas, Taissa Assis: Porto 247

Submission #149 | Gabriel Gomes, Giulia Chagas, Taissa Assis: Porto 247 — "Located in the revitalized Port Area of io de Janeiro, the land is positioned in an area of any challenges. The first question is memory and heritage, which historic houses give life to a population that has lived there for generations. The second major issue is the uncertain future of the region with all the transformation process that has been taking place in recent years."

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126_Patrick Linder, Liz Szatko, Tyler Whitney, Siobhan Klinkenberg: Flex Flats

Submission #126 | Patrick Linder, Liz Szatko, Tyler Whitney, Siobhan Klinkenberg: Flex Flats — FlexFlats was a submission for the Institutions Studio at Taubman College in collaboration with Maurice Cox the Planning Director for the City of Detroit for various Pink Zones around the City of Detroit.

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113_Mitran Kiandee: Reinventing Southland

Submission #113 | Mitran Kiandee: Reinventing Southland — Using a fictional narrative, this project considers the opportunities of injecting a social presence of fresh food production into existing carpark structures that engulfs Southland Shopping Mall in Melbourne.

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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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71_Stepan Nesterenko: Whale­–House

Stepan Nesterenko: Whale­–House — The project is a spatial critical speculation, partly based on the entrance situation of the reference — House Rudin by H&deM, and the given dimensions of two interacting volumes — one public and one private, set together to examine the relation of different oppositions: inside / outside, private / public, positive / negative space.

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48_Hans Steffes: Retail Ruin

Hans Steffes: Retail Ruin — A retail project for designer Issey Miyake including show rooms, shops and presentation spaces. The project is a speculative exploration on the urban fabric of Houston, Texas; a city whose lack of zoning laws has resulted in a fragmented aggregation of spaces, districts and functions.

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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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33_Natalie Bezarashvili: Palace of Congestion

Natalie Bezarashvili: Palace of Congestion — Skyrise located in urban jungle and its residents squeeze into an even smaller area: much of the territory is so mountainous it is impossible to build on. As it is known the birds have so called sky lands and sky highways, where they can fly or even feel home. With limited space to grow outwards, Metropolis has been expanding upwards for decades, and now has more skyscrapers than New York or Hong Kong in the very midst of 2020s.

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10_Arooj Ahmad and Georgia Ntoukaki: Lost Memories of Glasgow

Arooj Ahmad and Georgia Ntoukaki: Lost Memories of Glasgow — The project is essentially an exploration into the memories left behind by buildings that are now derelict, under-used and ignored. How architecture today can capture the essence of the spaces and meanings behind those spaces and convey them in a different manner to inspire a connection between people and the place they inhabit was the key idea.

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