Evolo Housing Competition Results

August 23rd, 2007 | Filed under: Architecture, Urbanism | 1 Comment »


Evolo’s 07-housing-competition results are out. Check them out. They’re all way too small to read the text, but the images look great.


May 13th, 2007 | Filed under: Architecture, Materials | No Comments »


On 24 May 2007, Brick: the exhibition will open at the Groot Handelsgebouw in Rotterdam during the manifestation Rotterdam 2007, City of Architecture.
Brick: the exhibition shows the experiments architects, designers and visual artists ventured into with the brick as a starting point. Inspiring, exciting results from 16 participants from different disciplines and cultural backgrounds, originating from 1 assignment: develop a new type of brick.

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May 12th, 2007 | Filed under: Architecture, Video | No Comments »


Architorture is a documentary that captures five diverse students in a single studio at one university throughout the entirety of their thesis project.
Architorture. Architorture. Architorture. You just have to love it.

via Land+Living

Dubai Inc.

February 9th, 2007 | Filed under: Architecture, Future, Sustainability, Urbanism | 3 Comments »


Money. Fear. Disney. Debt bondage. Mega architecture.
Mike Davis writes on Fear and Money in Dubai at the New Left Review.

via Space and Culture

Moving Structure

January 9th, 2007 | Filed under: Architecture, Fabrication Tech, Materials | No Comments »


Moving Structure by Pavel Hladik is the design of the moving structure takes advantage of the Teflon foils and Shape Memory Alloys (SMAs) NiTiCu. This structure is fixed to the ground or to another structure and is a part of the electrical circuit. The reactions controlled by computer are caused by the various circuits which connect the members of spirals of SMAs. The members are covered by the layered Teflon foil which is welded to the shape which is determined by the critical shape of the whole structure.

via Interactive Architecture dot Org

Elegant Embellishments

October 22nd, 2006 | Filed under: Architecture, Health, Sustainability | 6 Comments »


Elegant Embellishments is developing a decorative, three-dimensional architectural tile that can be installed quickly to reduce air pollution in urban environments. The tiles provide councils, developers, and designers with the ability to rapidly improve urban environments in terms of air quality and visual appeal.

via wmmna

Interactive Graffiti on Architecture

August 21st, 2006 | Filed under: Architecture, Augmented, Urbanism, Video | 3 Comments »


Interactive Architecture (video) is an illustration of the concept that digital projections can interact with the surfaces upon which they are projected.

Cage / Clemenceau Architects

August 3rd, 2006 | Filed under: Architecture | No Comments »



Sensitive Floor

July 12th, 2006 | Filed under: Architecture, Materials, Products, Programming, Video | 1 Comment »


SENSITIVE.FLOOR is a new interactive video projection floor by iO also distributed in the Sensitive Space System by 3M.

Joshua Prince-Ramus explains Hyper-Rational Architecture

July 11th, 2006 | Filed under: Architecture, Video | No Comments »


TED : Joshua Prince-Ramus (2006) – Google Video