Posts tagged structure
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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291_Dinorah Martinez Schulte: Flextructure

Submission #291 | Dinorah Martinez Schulte: Flextructure — “This project is dedicated to making an innovative proposal, redesigning a new strategy and structural system totally adaptable to any building scale and conditions, where the computational tools and technology are used to optimize a solution to the problems caused by a natural disaster. generate impact not only in architecture, but at the social level, by a new search for design strategies and structural criteria.”

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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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224_Amer Habib: The New (in)Formal: Vertical Village Habitat

Submission #224 | Amer Habib: The New (in)Formal: Vertical Village Habitat — "a conceptual supposition addressing the issues of urban density and pollution. Conceived as a high-rise microcosm of the city, the habitat is located in Dhaka, Bangladesh, one of the most densely populated cities in the world, with over 17 million people."

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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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157_Jack Oliva-Rendler: Apparatus for Technical Logic in Analytic Structures 

Submission #157 | Jack Oliva-Rendler: Apparatus for Technical Logic in Analytic Structures — Apparatus for Technical Logic in Analytic Structures :Along a strata, giving access to diverse and ecological contexts, infrastructure is explored in its capacity to give structure to the creative and analytic processes involved in the creation of our built environment. Infrastructure is proposed as being responsible for physical and environmental systems, as well as informational infrastructures that give coordination between multiple layers of our built environment in itself, and the cognitive processes that create our built environment.

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153_Chenta Tsai: TR4NSIT

Submission #153 | Chenta Tsai: TR4NSIT — "The current housing inefficiency is not only due to the obsolescence of the policies of housing but the inability of finding an eligible answer to our domestic habits and realms. The radical transformation in the family structure, in gender roles, social inequality, mass migration and temporality have demanded the search for a new mode of living for the new domestic entity – The Post-Internet Nomad. A globalized entity unattached to conventionalisms and traditions whom, without feeling the need of pertinence or attachment displaces from city to city according to his labor or demands.

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144_Madeline Louise Nolan: Luminescence

Submission #144 | Madeline Louise Nolan: Luminescence — "The luminescent form taking influence from the traditional courtyard to develop the form of the apartment as if every room is built as a separate structure. Creating light filled apartments, aiming for interior spaces that feel exterior, giving each inhabitant their own space but making sure they always meet in the middle, through common space.

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95_Lian Ren and Shuo Yang: THE CORE

Lian Ren and Shuo Yang: THE CORE — "THE CORE is a social housing project located in Bronx, New York. Our housing design explores the possibility to live in various cores in order to maximize density and light. All of these cores provide structural support for all the floor structure, which is waffle slabs. The public cores are located in the center of each block to connect all the unit cores on the four sides. All the unit cores are very densely placed near the perimeter to allow for more sunlight and cross ventilation."

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92_Jonathan Forbes: Dramatic Structure

Jonathan Forbes: Dramatic Structure — "My proposal is conceptualised around the notion of storytelling as a methodology of design practice and reconciliation with the first people. Through the telling’s of the “dreamtime” the first people could craft stories through verbal communication. Therefore how can we craft a story through a physical sense? The SoBE attempts to embrace this ideology to create a physical and meta-physical narrative for the students and staff who occupy it, creating a more personalised and intimate experience."

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31_Seni Agunpopo: Untitled//001

Seni Agunpopo: Untitled//001 — The outcome of this project was to create an archive gallery plus a cultural arts centre. the archive galley expands on idea of 'participation' creating a hub for past influences of the city deemed redundant by political leaders and taken away from the community.

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27_Marcos Arriaza: Aberration of the Grid

Marcos Arriaza: Aberration of the Grid — The task of the project is to make an underground intervention with a lost and found office that will connect with the subway line in the intersection of 14th St. and avenue A in New York City.

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9_Kig Veerasunthorn and Stephanie Tager: Interim Urbanism

Kig Veerasunthorn and Stephanie Tager: Interim Urbanism — The flooding is the main constrain for our design. The elevated scaffolding structure plays a big role in our design. Each new interventions have a different interaction with existing city, which are divided into four typologies based on their configuration and program for example, a new housing and working space.

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