Archive for the ‘McNeel’ Category
Friday, September 27th, 2013
Article source: TACKarchitects
ART[house] at its core attempts to blur the boundaries between interior and exterior environments, while creating a sophisticated canvas in which the owner can display their extensive art collection. The design finds inspiration from the work of Richard Neutra, and some of his more notable projects such as the Kaufmann House.
Image Courtesy © TACKarchitects
- Architects: TACKarchitects
- Project: ART[house]
- Software used: Rhino, 3D-Studio Max and Revit
Friday, September 20th, 2013
Article source: Bureau A
“Everything remembered, everything thought, all awareness becomes base, frame, pedestal, lock and key of his ownership. Period, region, craft, previous owners – all, for the true collector, merge in each one of his possessions into a magical encyclopaedia whose quintessence is the fate of his object.”
Walter Benjamin, The Arcades Project
Image Courtesy © Dylan Perrenoud
- Architects: Bureau A
- Project: THE COLLECTION
- Photography: Dylan Perrenoud
- Software used: AutoCad and Rhino
Thursday, September 19th, 2013
Article source: Land+Civilization Compositions
A conceptual framework for the development of the city of Medellin
Multiple intertwined streams of issues
Medellin is wealthy city; wealthy in terms of its ambitions and its potential. Further, this project is a rare opportunity the ability to reform the ENTIRE riverfront that runs through a major city is rare. Therefore, this opportunity must be thought of as being even bigger than just a public space design, it must be taken as a chance to reform and set the framework for Medellin’s future. Obviously the riverfront is the key element in this project, but its influence and importance is much larger than the given project site boundaries. This proposal uses this competition to set forth principals for redevelopment, the use of funds, the city and its history, the relation to ecology, the movement of people, and so forth. Clear thinking about the further evolution of the city and how this project can be a trigger in this process is not overlooked by this project.
Image Courtesy © Land+Civilization Compositions, Taller 301, openfabric
- Architects: Land+Civilization Compositions, Taller 301, openfabric
- Project: LCC1301
- Location: Medellin, Colombia
- Title: URBAN CURRENT[S]
- Status: Competition Submission
- Client: The City of Medellin
- Link: http://sociedadcolombianadearquitectos.org/concursodelriomedellin/
- Program: Public space design, pavilions, bridges
- Site Area: 423 hectares
- Date[s]: 2013
- Team Leaders: Jason Hilgefort, Pablo Forero, Julian Restrepo, Francesco Garofalo, Barbara Costantino
- Software used: Illustrator, Autocad, Photoshop, Indesign, Word, Excel, Rhino, and a lot of hand sketching!
Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
Article source: Achim Menges Architect
Climate-responsiveness in architecture is typically conceived as a technical function enabled by myriad mechanical and electronic sensing, actuating and regulating devices. In contrast to this superimposition of high-tech equipment on otherwise inert material, nature suggests a fundamentally different, no-tech strategy: In various biological systems the responsive capacity is quite literally ingrained in the material itself.
Image Courtesy © ICD University of Stuttgart
- Architects: Achim Menges Architect, Oliver David Krieg & Steffen Reichert
- Project: HygroSkin-Meteorosensitive Pavilion
- Location: Orleans, France
- Photography: ICD University of Stuttgart
- Project Team: Achim Menges Architect, Frankfurt, Achim Menges, Steffen Reichert, Boyan Mihaylov, (Project Development, Design Development)
- Institute for Computational Design: University of Stuttgart, Prof. Achim Menges, Oliver David Krieg, Steffen Reichert, Nicola Burggraf, Zachary Christian, David Correa, Katja Rinderspacher, Tobias Schwinn with Yordan Domuzov, Tobias Finkh, Gergana Hadzhimladenova, Michael Herrick, Vanessa Mayer, Henning Otte, Ivaylo Perianov, Sara Petrova, Philipp Siedler, Xenia Tiefensee, Sascha Vallon, Leyla Yunis (Scientific Development, Detail Development, Robotic Fabrication, Assembly)
- Project Funding: FRAC Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain du Centre, Robert Bosch Stiftung, Kiess GmbH, Cirp GmbH, Holzhandlung Wider GmbH
- Software used: Rhino and Grasshopper for design, and RoboLab and Kuka KRC2 for fabrication
Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
Article source: JDS architects
JDS invites you to join Siblingsfactory for the opening of their new concept store in downtown Brussels today! We’re excited to have designed this new space in the heart of Brussels.
The store’s opening will be paired with the 100th anniversary of Le Mont Saint Michel.
Image Courtesy © JDS architects
- Architects: JDS architects
- Project: OPENING OF SIBLINGSFACTORY
- Location: Brussels, Belgium
- Software used: Autocad, Rhino, 3ds max and photoshop
Saturday, September 7th, 2013
Article source: STUDIO V Architecture
Brooklyn Bridge Park awarded the development and re-design of the historic Empire Stores to Midtown Equities, a leading real estate investment and development firm led by Brooklyn native and Chairman Joe Cayre and his two sons Jack and Michael. Midtown Equities selected STUDIO V Architecture, led by Jay Valgora, to create the architectural design for the adaptive re-use and addition to seven Civil War era buildings.
Image Courtesy © STUDIO V Architecture
- Architects: STUDIO V Architecture
- Project: STUDIO V to design Empire Stores
- Location: New York City , U.S.A
- Software used: Rhino with Maxwell and Vray
Sunday, September 1st, 2013
Article source: J. J. Pan & Partners, Architects & Planners(JJPan)
The Lantern Festival is the last of the series of spring festivals that celebrate the Chinese New Year (Feb. 9 ~24, 2013). During this time, people come together to offer good wishes and pray for more blessings in the coming year.
In this spirit, the main lantern for this year’s Taiwan Lantern Festival, is aptly themed the “Ring of Celestial Bliss”. Its concept, based on the Chinese saying of “Blessings as high as the sky”, is vividly conveyed in all aspects of the design.
Image Courtesy © JJPan
- Architects: J. J. Pan & Partners, Architects & Planners(JJPan)
- Project: Ring of Celestial Bliss
- Location: Hsinchu, Taiwan
- Photography: Delta, JJPan
- Design team: Joshua Jih Pan, Chungwei Su, Steven B.J. Chen, Ian Y.C. Tseng
- Client: Delta Electronics Inc.
- Materials: Steel Structure, Bamboo, Fabric
- Dimensions: 30m diameter
- Height: 10 m
- Completion: 2013
- Software used: Rhino, SketchUp
Sunday, September 1st, 2013
Article source: Smith | Allen
Smith|Allen participated in the Project 387 Residency, located in Mendocino Country from August 4-18, 2013. In the heart of a 150-acre redwood forest, Smith|Allen has created a site responsive, 3D printed architectural installation (the largest of it’s kind): Echoviren. The project merges architecture, art and technology to explore the dialectic between man, machine and nature. The Project 387 open house and reception was Saturday, August 17.
Image Courtesy © Smith | Allen
- Architects: Smith | Allen
- Project: Echoviren
- Location: Gualala, California, U.S.A
- Involved companies: Type A Machines
- Commissioned by: Project 387
- Software used: Adobe Illustrator, Rhino 5, grasshopper, weaverbird, and paneling tools for design, and KISSlicer+Pronterface with our Type A Machines Series 1 Printers for the 3D printing fabrication
Sunday, September 1st, 2013
Article source: BAM! arquitectura
The project arises from the premise of the client to expand and modernize an existing country house, thus allowing him to invite over all of his family and friends.
The starting point was to reinterpret architecture in rural areas, generating a proposal of simple lines and intricate details.
Image Courtesy © PerdoUrruti
- Architects: BAM! arquitectura
- Project: CASA CL
- Location: Saladillo, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Photography: PerdoUrruti
- Project team: Gonzalo Bardach ,MatíasMosquera
- Area: 160m2
- Year: 2013
- Software used: Rhino and AutoCad
Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
Article source: Studio V Architecture
STUDIO V Architecture’s design for the Stamford Transportation Center and surrounding area was chosen the preferred scheme in a $500 million redevelopment competition put forth by the Connecticut Department of Transportation. Stamford’s station has grown to become the second largest in the region after Grand Central Terminal, rendering its current disjointed infrastructure and surrounding architecture obsolete. STUDIO V teamed with developer Stamford Manhattan Development Ventures (SMDV) to transform this traffic-congested station into a dramatic new 24-hour community that reconnects Downtown Stamford to the South End and the city’s waterfront.
Image Courtesy © Studio V Architecture
- Architects: Studio V Architecture
- Project: Stamford Transportation Center Redevelopment
- Location: Stamford, U.S.A
- Software used: Rhino, V-Ray, Photoshop, and Grasshopper