Archive for the ‘3dS Max’ Category
Saturday, March 24th, 2012
Article source: Rafael viNoly architects
The CityCenter Condo-Hotel, a $510 million, 1,543- room condominium-hotel, is a key component of MGM/Mirage’s new flagship development. The 1.6 million-square-foot residential hotel includes three dining facilities, pool and spa areas, and additional retail and office space. The hotel tower will be 54 stories tall, rising up to 550 feet above street level. Located at a strategic junction between the new CityCenter hotel and casino and the existing Bellagio Hotel & Casino, the project will serve as the gateway between both buildings, connecting two of MGM/Mirage’s largest and most prominent properties in Las Vegas. The project is scheduled to be completed by winter 2009.
Vdara Hotel & Spa at CityCenter
- Architects: Rafael Vinoly Architects
- Project: Vdara Hotel & Spa at CityCenter, Las Vegas
- Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
- Budget: $ 527,000,000
- Size: 1,610,000 gross square feet
- Project status: Completed
- Type: Hotel, Residential, Retail, Pool, Spa, Conference Center
- Software used: Didn’t really use anything special. Just Autocad. Did a lot of modeling in Rhino and did some sun exposure studies and renderings in 3d Studio Max as well.
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: Kengo Kuma & Associates
Location of this Starbucks is somehow characteristic, as it stands on the main approach to the Dazaifu Tenmangu, one of the most major shrines in Japan. Established in 919 A.D., the shrine has been worshiped as “the God for Examination,” and receives about 2 million visitors a year who wish their success. Along the main path to the shrine, there are traditional Japanese buildings in one or two stories. The project aimed to make a structure that harmonizes with such townscape, using a unique system of weaving thin woods diagonally.
Image Courtesy Masao Nishikawa
- Architects:KENGO KUMA & ASSOCIATES
- Project: Starbucks Coffee at Dazaifu Tenmangu Omotesando
- Location: 3-1196-11 Zaifu, Dazaifu, Fukuoka Prefecture
- Client : Manten Corporation
- Photography : Masao Nishikawa
- Type of Construction：new construction
- Purpose：coffee shop
- Number of Stories: One story on the ground
- Software used: Rhinoceros, Grasshopper,3D max
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
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
Thursday, March 15th, 2012
Article source: Mariusz Piesik & Kuba Szymański
Gdańsk Historic Heritage Center is designed to be a multifunctional building and a part of targ sienny / targ rakowy complex – a new project in the very center of Gdańsk. The buildings’ main purpose is to host an exhibition of a large scale model of a pre-World War II center of the city and mark the starting point of tourist excursions around it’s streets. The design of GHHC was to be chosen in a contest for architecture students.
Gdańsk Historic Heritage Center
- Architects: Mariusz Piesik & Kuba Szymański
- Project: Gdańsk Historic Heritage Center
- Location: Gdańsk, Poland
- Software used: AutoCad, 3DsMax, V-ray.
Friday, March 9th, 2012
Article source: WE architecture
Today suburbia is a typology that has been greatly criticized. We believe that suburbs have great potential in becoming qualified and generous spaces for the inhabitants.
This competition was initiated by Realdania in order to create debate and visions for “The Suburbs of the Future”. Farum is today a fragmented suburb located 20 km from the centre of Copenhagen. The competition area is divided by large roads into islands of eclectic architecture composed of buildings mainly from the 70s and the 80s.
- Architect: WE architecture
- Name of Project: Farum
- Location: Farum, Denmark
- Asssignment: Invited competition
- Type: Urban Planning
- Client: Realdania & Furesø Municipality
- Size: 96 ha
- Year: 2012
- Team: Marc Jay, Julie Schmidt-Nielsen, Nora Fossum, Kristian Hindsberg, Casper Berntsen, Steffen Ommundsen , Mikkel Friberg, Tom Benjamin Hobbs, Justin Cua& Karen Shiue
- Collaborators: JWH arkitekter, PrebenSkaaruplandskabsarkitekter, NIRAS, Gitte Marling
- Software used: Rhino, 3d Studio Max and V-ray
Wednesday, March 7th, 2012
Article source: C3 Studio
c3studio’s interior architecture design for Condo Canal Lachine in Montréal (Québec, Canada) won top honors in the residential/kitchen category in the annual Quebec competition Grands Prix du Design in 2011. Beyond its apparent simplicity, the interior space of the residence reveals a visual personality that evokes a monolithic sculpture rather than simply a living space.
Image Courtesy Steve Montpetit
- Architects: C3 Studio
- Project: Condo Canal Lachine
- Location: Montréal / (Petite-Bourgogne), Quebec, Canada
- Client: ANDRÉE FOREST
- Designer: MARIO PAINCHAUD / C3STUDIO
- Project manager: MARIO PAINCHAUD
- Surface: 700 PI² / 65 m²
- Project end date: Août 2011
- Carpenter / kitchen designer: ESPACE CUISINE
- Steel: FÉLIX LEPAGE
- Concrete : M3BÉTON
- Photographer : STEVE MONTPETIT
- Software used: AUTOCAD for the plan, elevations, details and 3D STUDIO MAX for presentation, study model.