Archive for the ‘V-Ray’ Category
Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
Article source: v2com
The New Contemporary Art Wing Expansion to the Lima Art Museum located in the 19th century Exposition Palace, creates a strong architectural dialogue between the historical structure and the new expansion; they connect without touching. The project requirement to create a below grade expansion to the current museum without touching the historical structure below or above grade, resulted in a careful exploration of how to spatially connect these two buildings that cannot physically connect.
View from the plaza, Image Courtesy © Efficiency Lab for Architecture PLLC
- Architects: Efficiency Lab for Architecture PLLC
- Project: The Lima Art Museum New Contemporary Art Wing
- Location: Distrito de Lima, Peru
- Software used: Rhino, Grasshopper and V-Ray
- Client: Lima Art Museum
- Designer: Aybars Asci, AIA
- Project Size: 7,000 SM
Sunday, April 30th, 2017
Article source: Officina29 Architetti
Countryside Villa is a project by Officina29 Architetti and includes the renovation of an existing house and the construction of a guest house with a swimming pool.
The renovation project stems from two specific intentions: to restore the right proportions between living and sleeping areas and open the building to the countryside, thereby generating a direct relationship between internal and external environment.
Image Courtesy © Officina29 Architetti
- Architects: Officina29 Architetti
- Project: Countryside villa
- Location: Sassari, Italy
- Software used: Autocad, SketchUp, Vray, Photoshop
- Team Project: Stefano Ercolani, Antonio Chessa, Alessandra Caria
- Year: 2012-2013
Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
Article source: gianluca milesi architecture
The geographic position of the project site is particular for the sea facing of the area and the vicinity to Singapore.
These two aspects suggested to us to take in big consideration the nature of the shore and its beauty to be valorised and the panoramic view to and from sea, to and from future islands to be built and Singapore.
Image Courtesy © gianluca milesi architecture
- Architects: gianluca milesi architecture (Gianluca Milesi wiith ChenFeifan, Lin Jinchao, Samuela Martinelli, Xu Yichen)
- Project: Green Forest Competition
- Location: Malaysia
- Software used: Autocad, PHOTOSHOP, 3dS Max, V-ray, mental ray
Saturday, March 25th, 2017
Article source: B+ABR Backheuser e Riera Arquitetura
B + ABR – Backheuser and Riera Arquitetura is an architecture and urban planning firm founded in 2014 as a result of the partnership between the offices BlAC and ABR, which started in 2010.
As of the experience acquired by their partners, responsible amongst others for projects such as Olympic arenas, housing, schools, corporative, hotels and several urbanization projects, B + ABR aims at a collaborative and multidisciplinary future , seeking to leverage the exchange of experiences and the symbiosis between the Brazilian-Carioca and Spanish-Catalan cultures to the utmost.
Image Courtesy © Andre Sanches
- Architects: B+ABR Backheuser e Riera Arquitetura
- Project: Orla Conde – Olympic Boulevard
- Location: Praça Mauá, 1. Rio de Janeiro. RJ, Brazil
- Photography: Miguel Sa, André Sanches, Francis Figueiredo, PortoNovo/Prefeitura, Ignasi Riera, JoaoP Backheuser
- Software used: Autocad, Photoshop, SketchUp, V-Ray
- Authors: João Pedro Backheuser/ Ignasi Riera
- Project leaders: Javier Zaldívar / Enrique Valiente
- Team: Mikel Muñoz, Paolo Nadalin, Victor Pastor, Rosario Portillo, André Sanches, Antoni Soler, Pilar Tejero
- Other clients and consultants: CDURP (Companhia de Desenvolvimento Urbano da Região do Porto de Rio de Janeiro-attached to Council),
- PortoNovo (concessionary), PortoRio (contractor), RAIAR (architecture consultant), Engecorps (Structures and Installations), Lucia Costa e Francis
- Soares (Softscaping)
- Total area (m2): 252.000 m2 (25,2 Ha.)
- Year finished: 2016
Thursday, March 16th, 2017
Article source: 314 Architecture Studio
Located on a plot of 7000m2 the total area of the house is 1000m2.
The house was designed to give a sense of contact with the the water element inspired by the owners love for yachts. The contact of the house and the artificial ponds that surround it, create a cooling sensation.
Image Courtesy © 314 Architecture Studio
- Architects: 314 Architecture Studio
- Project: H_3 House
- Location: Eastern suburb, Athens, Greece
- Software used: SketchUp, V-Ray, physical model, Autocad,
- Year of completion: 2013
Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
Article source: WE architecture
WE architecture have won a new social housing competition, consisting of 38 apartments, in Saltholmsgade, Aarhus. The proposal has been made in collaboration with the housing organization Ringgaarden and JWH Arkitekter.
The project interprets the traditional historical city houses along Hjortensgade as modern, social and green communities. Communal features are places on the roof-garden from where residents can have an overview of Aarhus.
Image Courtesy © WE architecture
- Architects: WE architecture and JWH arkitekter
- Project: Saltholmsgade
- Location: Aarhus, Denmark
- Software used: Rhino 3d, V-ray, Photoshop, Illustrator
- Client: Ringgaarden (Aarhus Kommune)
- Team: Marc Jay, Julie Schmidt-Nielsen, Barbara Drud Henningsen, Corrado Galasso, Àngels García, Alex Pavel, Alicja Szczęśniak, Josefine Rita Vain Hansen
- Collaborator: JWH Arkitekter
- Size: 3500 m2
- Year: 2016
Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
Article source: Gwendolyn Huisman & Marijn Boterman
The skinnySCAR project of architect couple Gwendolyn Huisman and Marijn Boterman shows how forgotten empty spaces in the city can be used. Each city has neglected spaces like this, that are unused and underrated. These gaps can be upgraded to complete the urban fabric, while giving it a boost and creating possibilities for new forms of urban living for the adventurous ones. As young designers, Gwendolyn and Marijn are not limited by design traditions and conventions, and they saw the potential and challenge of a narrow gap with extreme proportions in an old Rotterdam neighborhood. In 2012 the process to convince the landowners to sell the narrow plot started, so they could develop it into their own home. After a short construction period of only 4 months in 2015/2016, the contractor left them an unfinished structure. They’ve been finishing the entire interior themselves since then and their design ideas are becoming manifest.
Image Courtesy © Marijn Boterman and Gwendolyn Huisman
- Architects: Gwendolyn Huisman & Marijn Boterman
- Project: skinnySCAR
- Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
- Software used: Autocad, SketchUp, Vray, Adobe Photoshop
- Photography: Ossip van Duivenbode, Vincent van Dordrecht, Marijn Boterman, Gwendolyn Huisman
- Area: 140 m2
- Period: Initiation 2012, Construction 2015-2016, Interior 2016-2017
Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
Article source: v2com
Steven Christensen Architecture of Santa Monica, California has been named a winner in the first annual AAP American Architecture Prize, which recognizes the most outstanding architecture worldwide.
The design for Liepāja Thermal Bath and Hotel originates from a keen interest in the formal associations of the dome throughout architectural history, and more precisely, its role within the typology of the public bath.
South Elevation, Image Courtesy © Steven Christensen Architecture
- Architects: Steven Christensen Architecture
- Project: Liepāja Thermal Bath
- Location: Liepāja, Latvia
- Software used: Rhino, Vray, and Photoshop
- Team: Steven Christensen (Principal), Devon Montminy, Cori Gunderson, Ingrid Lao
- Status: Competition Entry
Friday, January 20th, 2017
Article source: ZERAFA ARCHITECTURE STUDIO
Za’abeel Park has been designed to showcase Dubai’s status as a regional center for the development of high-technology and IT industries through a unique mix of educational and recreational facilities. The development of these facilities within a large scale garden-park setting has created a multi-faceted urban space within the city center for both residents and visitors alike. This urban idea is fundamental to the “new face of Dubai” and the future development of the city within an international context. Within this spirit, the proposed “Emblem” tower for Za’abeel Park should be expressive of the confluence of these regional ideas, energy, and culture which define the modern city with an underlying emotional reference to a more universal iconography.
Image Courtesy © ZERAFA ARCHITECTURE STUDIO
- Architects: ZERAFA ARCHITECTURE STUDIO
- Project: Ambient Tower Dubai- Thyssenkrupp
- Location: Dubai, UAE
- Software used: Autocad, Rhino, V-Ray
- Client: Dubai Municipality
- Joint Venture Architect: Gregory T Waugh, AIA
- Design Team: Jason Zerafa, Joaquin Boldrini, , Pablo Zamorano, Luis E. Carmona, Katherine Moya.
- Structural Consultant: Gilsanz Murray Steficek LLP.
- Structural Design Team: Ramon Gilsanz, Jessica Mandrick
- Mechanical Consultant: Consentini
- Mechanical Design Team: Mike Maybaum, David Leo.
- Size: 7238 sm.
- Status: International Competition Proposal.
Friday, January 20th, 2017
Article source: Estudio ALA
Nail it is a nail-art studio located in Jalisco, Mexico.
Making reference to the colorful palette of nail polishing products, the project was designed with a strong palette to create an identity that could be replicated in any commercial space without loosing the feeling of the studio.
Image Courtesy © César Béjar
- Architects: Estudio ALA
- Project: Nail IT
- Location: Zapopan, Jalisco, México
- Photography: César Béjar
- Software used: Autocad, SketchUp, Vray
- Client: Nail It
- Area: 85 m2
- Year: 2015