Posted on May 23rd 2013, 05:59 PM
Posted on May 23rd 2013, 04:00 PM
Arquitecto: García Floquet Arquitectos
Arquitecto A Cargo: García Floquet Arquitectos
Arquitecto Técnico: Eduardo Ferrer Domenech
Constructora: ARCION construcciones S.A.
Area: 322.0 m2
Fotógrafo: Courtesy of García Floquet Arquitectos
El proyecto de ampliación del centro de enseñanza secundaria y profesional “9 d´Octubre de Carlet” (Valencia) se plantea, atendiendo fundamentalmente...
Posted on May 23rd 2013, 03:00 PM
Collaborators: Alejandro Valdivieso, Margarita Martinez
Client: Rafael Celda y Hoa Melgar
Project Manager: Verónica Meléndez
Technical Architect: Ramón Paradinas
Construction: IDM Sistemas Modulares / Modulab
Industrialized modular housing prototype that allows growth and changes over time. All building systems are dry.
Complete units are manufactured in a workshop, with all interior finishes of the maximum size supported by conventional transport (3m wide, 2.5m tall, and up to 12m long).
Only the last layer of the facade and the roof are placed in situ to ensure continuity, overlap and waterproofing of joints....
Posted on May 23rd 2013, 03:00 PMNEXT LANDMARK 2013: Segunda edición del FLOORNATURE INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE CONTEST con nueva categoría de fotografía de arquitectura
El portal de arquitectura, diseño y cultura FLOORNATURE anuncia su Segundo concurso internacional para arquitectos jóvenes: NEXT LANDMARK 2013 en donde se introduce una nueva categoría dedicada a la Fotografía de Arquitectura , llevando a los ganadores a la Semana del Diseño en Helsinki.
En esta segunda edición de los premios NEXT LANDMARK 2013, habrán premios para la investigación fotográfica en cuanto al retrato de nuevos hitos urbanos; tratando de reconocer y dar mérito a las...
Posted on May 23rd 2013, 02:59 PM
In Japan, the lifetime of buildings is very short; they often get scrapped and rebuilt after 30 to 40 years. Recently, however, there are movements to enlarge the market for not only newly built, but also quality pre-owned condominiums, and to extend the lifetime of such residential buildings. Previously owned condominium residences have the following advantages: 1) Prices are less expensive, 2) Prices depreciate less than new construction, and 3) Conditions of...
Posted on May 23rd 2013, 02:57 PM
You won't be able to look away.
Posted on May 23rd 2013, 02:47 PM
Sou Fujimoto’s contribution for the 13th edition of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion is beginning to take shape, as the “geometric, cloud-like form” has slowly made its way towards the height of the trees in the rustic landscape of London’s Kensington Gardens. Upon its completion in June, the 350 square-meter latticed structure will fuse together the man-made and natural world, creating a lush, semi-transparent terrain that will host a series of flexible social spaces and a vibrant collection of plant life.
More images by London photographer Laurence Mackman after the break.
The temporary pavilion will be Sou’s first project in the UK. He is the third Japanese architect and, at 41, the youngest architect to accept the Serpentine Gallery’s invitation, following the star-studded...
Posted on May 23rd 2013, 02:30 PM
While Amazon had already received City Hall approval to build a new HQ in Seattle, apparently they've had a change of heart with the design, perhaps inspired by the forthcoming Facebook West and the Apple Spaceship. The skyscraper part of Amazon's multi-building plan remains the same, but they're looking to switch up one of their low-rise structures for something a bit more eye-catching. Here's the previously-approved, now-scuttled building design: