The International Living Future Institute launched the Living City Design Competition in 2010, seeking designs for our cities in the year 2035. map-lab’s submission was ResilienCity. ResilienCity seeks to set the vision for the future of Boston’s Innovation District, a new neighborhood built on grey field and brownfield sites that will provide residences and workplaces for over 300,000 people. We have reached the tipping point where we need to think of the whole, not the self. We have arrived at a time when we need to stop behaving selfishly and begin to explore how we can all come together as a community to create environments that are culturally enriching, healthier, and equitable. We come back to nature to do this. Additional images of map-lab’s submission and a continuing narrative can be seen after the break.
Paris based architects, Atelier Zündel & Cristea, have shared with us their design for the new Saint Germain metro station in Rennes, France. Additional images and a brief description from the architects are available after the break.
Architect Decio Tozzi has shared with ArchDaily his proposal for a project at Chapadão Quarry in Campinas, outside of San Paulo, Brazil. Additional images and a brief description from the architect can be seen after the break.
The Spanish duo of Bernat Ivars and Manuel Lopez of Espai MGR has shared their latest work, Habitat Make Us Blind, a series examining the potential of reprogramming vacant lots in downtown Valencia. Further text describing the project and more images are available after the break.
K/R Architects, announced recently that the firm has completed the master plan for the 100-acre (40-hectare) Parque de Levante in Murcia, Spain. The plan, which reinvents the concept of a museum-park explores the relationship between art and culture as a generator of creativity and education, as well as economic dynamism and tourism. The park will serve the Mediterranean region as a major art destination. K/R recently presented the master plan at City Hall in Murcia. Additional images and descriptive text follows the break.
Yamasaki Ku Hong Associates Design Lab has been awarded first prize for the invited design competition for a new landmark shopping center in Buyeo, Korea. Additional images of the project and the architects process can be viewed after the jump.
Maxthreads Architectural Design of Edinburgh has shared with ArchDaily their second stage design proposal for the Kaohsiung Port Station Urban Design competition, additional images and text after the break.
Berlin based design team of Peter Ruge Architekten has shared with us their project, an adaptive reuse of Xintiandi Factory saturated with new program. Supplemental images of the project and a narrative from the architects is available after the break.
Boston based architecture firm, PRAUD, has shared with us a recent competition entry of theirs for the South Korean Prime Minister’s Office and Residence in Sejong City, S. Korea. Follow after the jump for additional images and a concept description from the architects.
D+R Dipiuerre Architettura has just recently presented their proposal for a project being developed on the island of Kish, Iran and has shared their fresh work with ArchDaily’s readers. Additional images and brief description after the break.
Quebec based architecture firm, Bélanger Beauchemin Morency, Architectes & Urbaniste has shared with us their recent proposal for the ”Amphithéâtre de Trois-Rivière” competition. Follow after the break for additional images and a brief narrative from the design team.
The student team of Ivana Andjelic, Nemanja Kocic and Natalija Usendic has shared with us their proposed solution for the Schindler Award 2011 contest for the Olympic Park in Berlin. Additional images and text are available after the break.
Paris based designers, Explorations Architecture, have recently won the international competition to design the Negrellisteg pedestrian walkway in downtown Zurich. For more images of the work and a brief explanation follow after the break.
Real estate company Being Development has created a new approach to building a home. With the introduction of Being Home, it is now not only possible, but easy to realize your own dream home. Being Home offers high-quality, innovative modular design homes that are sustainable, affordable and easy to adapt to everyone’s needs and preferences. The search for your perfect home starts at Being Home and ends with coming home. Renderings and Floor Plans of their available models can be seen after the break as well as a quick pitch to the consumer.