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A Room for London in UK by Living Architecture and Artangel

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Article source: Living Architecture and Artangel

David Kohn Architects and artist Fiona Banner have been selected to design A Room for London, a temporary installation that will sit on top of the Queen Elizabeth Hall at Southbank Centre, London and be part of the London 2012 Festival.

Night View

  • Architect: Living Architecture and Artangel
  • Name of Project: A Room for London
  • Location: London, UK
  • Project manager: McLennan project management
  • Quantity surveyor: Boyden Group LLP
  • Structural Engineer: Price & Myers
  • M&E: Max Fordham LLP
  • Main contractor and fabricator: Millimetre Ltd


Civics Sports Center and Arena in Shenyang, China by Emergent Architecture

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Article source: Emergen Acrchiteture

Civic Sports Center and 2013 National Games Arena, Shenyang, 2011

The site for this project is located at the heart of downtown Shenyang. Adjacent to Zhongshan Park, it is a connector between the natural and urban life of the city, making it a perfect location for a sports complex and for a National Games Arena. The facility has a total built area of 123,000 square meters.

Night View

  • Architect: Emergent Architecture
  • Name of Project: Civics Sports Center and Arena
  • Location: Shenyang, China
  • Type: Sports Civic Center, National Games Taekwondo Arena, Swimming Arena
  • Size: 123,000 m2
  • Status: First Place Competition Winner January, 2011 In Planning
  • Design Team: TomWiscombe, David Stamatis, Bin Lu, Robbie Eleazer, Amber Bartosh, Luis Quinones, Josh Moratto, Ryan Lamb, Matt Moran, Esteban Ochogavia, Brent Lucy


Sway’d’ Interactive Public Art Installation in Salt Lake City, Utah by Daniel Lyman

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Article source: Daniel Lyman

In its essence, the installation’s seemingly un-orchestrated subtle movements are reminiscent of a field of grass or trees reacting from the wind. Though each rod sways independently to its own rhythm, each individual maintains harmony with the whole; all swaying together in a symphony orchestrated by the supple forces of nature – no one part more important than the whole.

Concept Rendering

  • Architects: Daniel Lyman
  • Project: Sway’d’ Interactive Public Art Installation
  • Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Software used: Sketchup Pro and Photoshop to do the renderings, AutoCAD to create the technical drawings.


TVN Regional Office in Talcahuano, Chile by Nicolás Lipthay | L2C

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Article source: Nicolás Lipthay | L2C

This building, which is the first one built under the renewal process of the regional offices of the national TV station (Television Nacional de Chile) and the winner of a public bidding, reflects the need of the national station of create architectural prototypes for the north, center and south of our country, in line with the characteristics of each of these geographic areas and respecting the construction costs.

TVN Regional Office (Image Courtesy Nicolás Saieh)

  • Architects: Nicolás Lipthay | L2C
  • Project: TVN Regional Office
  • Location: Talcahuano, Chile
  • Associate Architects: Leonardo Tiso
  • Collaborators: Daniel Barceló, Daniela Torm, Jaime Bravo
  • Project Year: 2011
  • Project Area: 420 sqm
  • Photographs: Nicolás Saieh


The Waldron Health Centre in Lewisham, South London by Henley Halebrown Rorrison Architect

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Article source: Henley Halebrown Rorrison

Henley Halebrown Rorrison has completed its phased masterplan development of The Waldron health centre in Lewisham South London. Designed to change people’s perception of healthcare, The Waldron is planned around a new civic square framed by the health centre, shops, and a 5-storey development with street level café. Inside, the 6,029 sq m health centre is organised around two courtyard gardens and a spacious foyer featuring a site-specific installation by artist Martin Richman.

Entrance (Image Courtesy Nick Kane)

  • Architects: Henley Halebrown Rorrison Architect
  • Project:The Waldron Health Centre
  • Location: Stanley Street, Lewisham, South London SE8 4GB
  • Gross internal area: 6,029 sq m
  • Value: £13.4 million
  • Client: Lewisham Primary Care Trust, Lambeth Southwark & Lewisham LIFT Co, the developer Building Better Health & contractor Willmott Dixon


Troy Museum Competition Proposal in Çanakkale, UK by iki Architect

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Article source: iki

The habit for arranging the worshipping area with Qibla direction was continued to be organized in a square form. The surrounding for this square form should be a transparent “Glass Lantern”. So that an idea emerged to create a “glass prism” where the carrying blocks and surfaces are formed by the same material in which  the worshipping area will have an visual quality of the highest degree between the exterior day light and the worshipping area. In order to capture strong mystical ambiance, all the verses of the Quran were stamped on the transparent walls and ceiling surfaces.

Model 2

  • Architects: iki Architect
  • Project: Troy Museum Competition Proposal
  • Location: Çanakkale,  Turkey, UK
  • Status: 3rd prize
  • Project Team: Kutlu Inanç Bal,  Hakan Evkaya ,  Cengiz Gündemir


Domain Road Apartments in Melbourne, Australia by Wood/Marsh Architecture

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Article source: Wood/Marsh Architecture

The height and scale of the proposed building is a direct response to the scale and massing of the existing context and fits comfortably with the adjoining buildings. The rectilinear volume sits atop a foliage-covered plinth, conceived as a reinterpretation of the surrounding fences overgrown with greenery and forms a direct visual relationship with the neighbouring Royal Botanic Gardens.

Front View

  • Architect: Wood/Marsh Architecture
  • Name of Project: Domain Road Apartments
  • Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Emergent City in San Juan, Puerto Rico by Joseph A. Sarafian

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Article source: Joseph A. Sarafian

By the turn of the Twenty-Second century, a new epoch in global survival had emerged. The human race was no longer concerned with sustainability as a trend, because it could no longer deny the fact that the world was in fact dying. The environmental catastrophes that surfaced in the Twenty-First century became increasingly frequent. Barraged with hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, and tsunamis, mankind was at the brink of extinction.


  • Architect: Joseph A. Sarafian
  • Name of Project: Emergent City
  • Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico


Hidden house in Lower Silesia, Poland by KWK Promes

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Article source: KWK Promes arch. Robert Konieczny

The house will be situated in Lower Silesia, in a post-german city, where the majority of buildings are steep roofed villas. Under ground there are thousands of kilometres of partly burried tunnels, which became the starting point of the design idea.

Model 01


Descriptive Memorial Regarding Coliseums For South American Games in Medellín, Colombia by Giancarlo Mazzanti & Felipe Mesa

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Article source: Giancarlo Mazzanti & Felipe Mesa

The project has been thought as a new geography to the interior of the elongated Aburrá Valley, midway between Cerro Nutibara and Cerro El Volador. It is a building that seems to be another mountain in the city; from the remote or from the top has an abstract image geographic and festive; from the inside, the movement of the steel structure, allows the filtered sunlight to get inside the space, which is the suitable condition for the conduct of sporting events.

Exterior View

  • Architect: Giancarlo Mazzanti & Felipe Mesa
  • Name of Project: Descriptive Memorial Regarding Coliseums For South American Games
  • Location: Medellín, Colombia
  • M2: 30.694
  • Contest Year: 2008
  • Construction Year: 2009


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