Archive for the ‘Adobe’ Category
Sunday, March 25th, 2012
Article source: COMBAREL Dominique MARREC Architects
The project is primarily a proposal to articulate two territories, two urban landscapes separated by the influence of the device. This context of urban fringe releases a vast expanse where the vacuum is dominant, where the eye can see far. This work on the perception and interpretation of the landscape gives a facade gable major pivotal role. Whether from the device or from the streets of Gentilly, pine nuts are present, dominant in the interpretation of the building. The curvatures of the device and the notion of displacement generate a reading in perspective with always at least two fronts seen: the building will be seen from afar on the short sides, its angles. This unique landscape offers little end in front geometrical perception. We wanted to work on the expression of a complex volume to avoid any single side effect and literal as you can see the first door of Orleans, but instead propose a volume and a façade treatment that back and forth to unify the building over its entire periphery. So there is a unity of place generated for a project that must itself generate visual continuity, articulate landscapes, offering a calm picture, stretched taut between two territories.
- Architects: ECDM Architect
- Project: Gentilly
- Program: Tertiaire
- Owner: SODEARIF
- Area: 5250 sq.m.
- Cost: 10, 8 M €
- Competition: 2011
- Software used: Photoshop
Sunday, March 25th, 2012
Article source: Visiondivision
Spröjs Cabin is a small 40 m2 summer house with a 20 m2 loft to host a normal family of a couple with two to three kids. Although it is fairly small the house includes a kitchen, a living room, a medium sized bathroom and an extra room plus a sleeping loft. The small size and the simple design of the house make it very easy to fit into almost any Scandinavian environment. The interior is however light and modern and very functional to serve the custom-made needs for any particular client.
- Architects: Visiondivision
- Project: Spröjs Cabin
- Software used: A mix of Rhino, Autocad, Photoshop and some Maya
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.
Thursday, March 22nd, 2012
Article source: Studio 27 Architecture
This is a summer beach house in the resort community of the Pines on Fire Island New York. The typology of the homes in the Pines is recognizable to anyone who has visited an East Coast Shoreline resort town. It is a builderdriven typology reflecting the pragmatism of the inhabitants of these coastal communities. Almost always the “good sense” pragmatism that allows these homes to be built affordably overtakes the inherent liveliness and natural spirit of the place and creates structures that are a bit dull. This project inserts some of the “spirit of the shore” into this “Yankee thriftiness” residential typology. Common detail and material remain, but the volume of the house is expressed as a skin, rather than as a box-like container. The skin keeps the heat in. Over time, the skin of woven cedar boards will assume the same patina as neighboring houses. Large windows are introduced to reveal a luxurious light interior.
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
Tuesday, March 6th, 2012
Article source: Robert M. Cain
The FIRST modernist LEED Platinum residence in the Southeastern United States
The RainShine house is a two-story, 2800-square foot, three-bedroom, 3½-bath home located in Decatur, Georgia on a 1/3-acre infill lot. Homes in the surrounding single-family neighborhood are of mixed vintage and style ranging from the late 1920’s to present, Tudor cottage to post war saltbox to ranch. Located 1 ½ blocks from downtown Decatur, RainShine is in a very walkable neighborhood convenient to shopping, great restaurants, excellent transit options, many other community resources and a remarkable diversity of cultural opportunities.
- Architect: Robert M. Cain, Architect, AIA, LEED AP
- Name of Project: The RainShine House
- Location: Decatur, Georgia
- Owners: Chuck and Mary Bosserman
- Civil Engineer: Alexander Engineering, PC
- Contractor: Pinnacle Custom Builders, Inc.
- Software used: Archicad as the base CAD software. The perspectives were generated using Archicad’s Lightworks with the backgrounds added in Photoshop.
Sunday, March 4th, 2012
Article source: LETH & GORI
LETH & GORI’s competition entry for a Pilgrim Centre in Røldal creates a new building in close connection with the 13th century church. The Pilgrim Centre is a hub for experiencing Røldal’s unique history, nature and architecture. The Centre accommodates for pilgrims as well as spaces for the priest and church administration. The project encompasses semi covered urban spaces for events and activities connected to the Church and Pilgrim Centre.
- Architects: LETH & GORI
- Name of Project: Røldal Pilgrim Centre
- Location: Røldal, Norway
- Team: Karsten Gori, Uffe Leth, Annelie Asam, Arnaud Grenie and Sebastian Andersen
- Status: Competition entry
- Programme: Pilgrim Centre, exhibition, café, administration and plaza
- Floor area: 1.200m2
- Year: 2011
- Software used: We use AutoCAD LT for drawings, Rhino for 3D-modeling, Photoshop for renderings. And most importantly: Real [living] people for making scale models in cardboard and birch veneer.