Archive for the ‘Illustrator’ Category
Thursday, March 29th, 2012
Article source: Surfacedesign Inc.+ Harari arquitectos
A team of international designers collaborated to transform a decommissioned blast furnace and a brownfield site into a modern history museum dedicated to the region’s rich history of steel production. Borrowing from materials endemic to the site, innovative landscape design weaves together with modern architecture to usher an old relic into the 21st century. Environmentally sensitive technologies — such as green roofs and a storm water collection system — offer a new approach to the landscape while respecting the original context.
Images Courtesy Paul Riveria / Archphoto
- Architect: Surfacedesign Inc. + Harari arquitectos
- Project Title: Museo del Acero Horno3
- Location: Monterrey, Mexico
- Project Type: Museum/ Park Landscape
- Lead Designer: James A. Lord / Claudia Harari
- Client/Owner: Mr. Luis López, General Director of the Museo Del Acero Horno3
- Photography credit: Paul Riveria / Archphoto, Abigail Guzman Tamex/ Grafix, James Lord
- Software used: Autocad, Sketchup, Photoshop, Illustrator
Friday, March 23rd, 2012
Article source: David Giraldeau / Alexandre Guilbeault
“Controlled Collapsing” is a project recently sumbitted to the 2012 EVOLO SCKYSCRAPER COMPETITION. Established in 2006, the annual Competition recognizes outstanding ideas that redefine skyscraper design through the use of new technologies, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations, along with studies on globalization, flexibility, adaptability, and the digital revolution. This is also an investigation on the public and private space and the role of the individual and the collective in the creation of a dynamic and adaptive vertical community.
- Architects: David Giraldeau / Alexandre Guilbeault
- Project: Controlled Collapsing
- Software used: 3ds max to design the project and adobe illustrator/photoshop for the other 2d graphics.
Wednesday, March 21st, 2012
Article source: workshopapd
Paying homage to the Baroque staircase attributed to 17th century English master Edmund Pearce (on exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art), workshop/apd fashioned a contemporary update for a modern Tribeca loft. Where Pearce incorporated oak leaves and pine cones, we digitized interlaced tree branches to create an element of modern-day beauty and craft in water-jet cut steel, bringing fancifulness and ornamentation back to architecture. Like its predecessor, the dramatic scroll – now in perforated steel – weaves the two floors together in a unique way.
Image Courtesy T.G. Olcott
- Architects: workshop/apd
- Project: E. Pearce Revisited
- Location:New York,NY
- Project Type:Private Residence, Loft
- Area:2,400 square feet
- Photography: T.G. Olcott
- Software used: 3D Studio Max, Revit, and Illustrator
Sunday, March 18th, 2012
Article source: Jump Branding & Design
On February 29th in Las Vegas, Jump Branding & Design Inc. captured two Association for Retail Environments (A.R.E.) Sustainability Awards for their design of the South St. Burger Co. at Bayview Village in Toronto (Ontario, Canada). The seven year old branding and design agency won the coveted 2012 Sustainable Project of the Year and the 2012 Grand Prize Tenant Improvement awards for the restaurant design.
Image Courtesy David Whittaker
- Architects: Jump Branding & Design Inc.
- Project: Gourmet Burger meets “Haute Couture”
- Location: Bayview Village – Toronto, Ontario Canada
- Client: South St. Burger Co.
- Project Manager: Eric Boulden
- Design Team: Eric Boulden, Melissa Zurfluh, Emily Strub, Richard Patmore, Jason Hemsworth, Jerry Alfieri
- Engineers: Nova Trend, Seawood Consulting
- Contractor: Unitedwell Interior Contracting
- Project opening date: November 17 2011
- Photographer: David Whittaker
- Software used: Architectural Desktop 2011, SketchUp, Photoshop CS5, Illustrator CS5
Saturday, March 17th, 2012
Article source: FGMF Arquitetos
The multi-use complex proposed for this 32.000m² lot aims at creating not only a new architectural reference for the region, but also a new destination for the city. Adding three different uses – retail, office buildings and modular offices – the new complex creates a landmark in the landscape, values the surroundings, and establishes a new shopping destination.
Image Courtesy FGMF Arquitetos
- ARCHITECTS: Forte, Gimenes & Marcondes Ferraz Arquitetos
- PROJECT: The Multi-Use Complex
- LOCATION: Brasília – DF – Brazil
- TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION: Multiuse Building
- SITE AREA: 37,000.00 m²
- BUILT AREA: 85,000.00 m²
- DATE OF PROJECT: 2011
- AUTHORS: Fernando Forte, Lourenço Gimenes e Rodrigo Marcondes Ferraz
- COORDINATOR: Ana Paula Barbosa
- ARCHITECTS: Carolina Matsumoto, Marina Almeida e Fábio Pittas
- TRAINEES: Mayara Benegas
- Software used: Autodesk AutoCAD, Adobe Illustrator and Google SketchUp for development and 3DSMax for the render images and videos.
Thursday, March 15th, 2012
Article source: WE Architecture
The new Cancer Care Center in Naestved is located in close proximity to the regional Hospital. The purpose of the center is helping anyone affected by cancer through professional help in exceptional buildings specifically designed for this.
Cancer Care Center
- Architects: WE Architecture
- Project: Oasis
- Location: Naestved, Denmark
- Assignment: Invited competition
- Type: Cancer Caring Centre
- Client: Kræftens bekæmpelse & Realdania
- Year: 2012
- Team: Marc Jay, Julie Schmidt-Nielsen, Nora Fossum, Rasmus Røgen, Justin Cua, Karen Shiue, Kristian Hindsberg, Lasma Grigone&Casper Berntsen
- Software used: Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Rhino, V-ray, 3ds max, AutoCad 2012
Saturday, February 11th, 2012
Article source: maxwan architects+urbanists
Magdeburg, founded upon the Elbe River, has a history of scientific innovation. The scheme takes the existing bland, but quite functional campus and adds a series of gathering spaces. These linked spaces continue eastward to form the framework for the future development of a tech center, while also connecting to the historic harbor and the riverfront. This forms a car free spine that brings together diverse users to mingle in a series of mixed use spaces. Additionally, new pathways complete a previously broken link in the green network of the city. The signature element along the spine is a covered public forum that resides adjacent to the pedestrian underpass and is topped by a cinema and conference center.
- Architect: maxwan architects+urbanists
- Name of Project: Magdeburg
- Location: Magdeburg, Germany
- Program: Commercial
- Client: City of Magdeburg
- Software used: Photoshop, Illustrator, 3DMax, Autocad.
Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
Article source: S A N A L architecture|urbanism
The SALT research center was envisioned as a public tool and a vehicle to research, exchange, engage, and create content. The uniqueness of the historic building and the spatial volume of the Avlu was something to behold and therefore our design approach pursued both in a dialogue. Underpinning the material and formal choices of the design is the building’s eclecticism style of the late 19th Century, the other designer’s approaches to create the building’s contemporary character, and to co-locate with the Beyoglu building. ‘Socially engaging’ to the diversity of potential users and visitors was the spatial organization brief given in by the user group.
View of mini cinema exterior (Images Courtesy Refik Anadol)
- Architect: S A N A L architecture|urbanism
- Project Name: Salt Research Center
- Location: Karaköy, Istanbul, Turkey
- Photographer: Refik Anadol
- Sketches: Murat Şanal
- Use: Library/culture/multi-media production
- Software used:
AutoCAD 2011 LT: General design coordination
Sketch-up basic: Geometric massing studies + coordination
LocAware: Sound sampling — a custom software to sample sound color and movement that we designed in 2006 with IKON
Rhino: for mini cinema 1:1 virtual mock-up
Adobe Illustrator + Photoshop: Fabric design + rare book text graphic
Microsoft PPT: for user group workshops
Sunday, January 29th, 2012
Article source: Bunker Arquitectura
What happens when the concept of a project is reduced to a facade in the process of its development? Are purely aesthetic aims valid in architecture? Is façadism something worthwhile? Are we to become architectural dermatologists?
A client contacted us to design a hotel for corporate suites in Napoles, a residential neighborhood in Mexico City that has been rapidly converting to office use over the past few years. The plot was located across the street from the convention center of the World Trade Center, by far the busiest office building in the city. The suites were intended to accommodate businesspeople visiting the WTC and the year round expositions.
Image Courtesy Fabiola Menchelli
- Architects: Bunker Arquitectura
- Project: Filadelfia Corporate Suites
- Location: Mexico City, Mexico
- Partners: Esteban Suarez (Founding Partner) and Sebastian Suarez (Partner)
- Project Leader: Diana Arroyo
- Project Team: Diana Arroyo, Ximena Muhlia, Ana Salcillo, Andrea Vazquezbracho, Jesús Romo Heredia, Jorge Núñez, Diego Jasso, Guillermo Bastián, Ana Hernández & Elizabeth Silíceo
- Collaborators: Jorge Arteaga & Zaida Montañana
- Structural Engineering: Juan Felipe Heredia
- Software used: Autocad, 3d Studio Max, Adobe Creative Suite – Illustrator, Photoshop.
Friday, January 27th, 2012
Article source: Takehiko Nez Architects
The Japanese title “in kyo” is derived from a calm life apart from the active world for the rest of their days. Excessively ornamented mansions showing off surround the site in a rich green residential area. This modest house concealed its appearance in plant open to a neutral space such as a courtyard, a terrace, a garden, and the sidewalk between outdoor and indoor without steps.
Images Courtesy Takumi Ota
- Architect: Takehiko Nez Architects
- Name of Project: In Kyo
- Location: Kanagawa, Japan
- Status: Completed march 2010
- Structure: ASA
- Contractor: Daido Kogyo
- Image: @ Takumi Ota
- Site area: 501.43㎡
- Total floor area: 163.76㎡
- Software used: Vectorworks as CAD program, Illustrator and Photoshop as presentation program, and windows’ office as general programs mainly