International Design Ideas Competition for Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point Passenger Terminal Building
The Civil Engineering and Development Department of Hong Kong has recently launched a International Design Ideas Competition for Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point Passenger Terminal Building and has shared with us their press release for this important piece of infrastructure.
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Popular Architecture has shared with us their competition entry for the proposed Astrium Nature Select Shop in Taichung, Taiwan. While the Brooklyn based firm’s proposal did not win, the design provides an interesting aesthetic and retail solution. More images and a brief description after the jump.
The Boston Society of Architects plans to move from its current location on 52 Broad Street to a new space at Atlantic Wharf, as part of a major transformation of the 1867 institution. As part of an open design competition, the BSA selected Höweler + Yoon Architecture’s proposal entitled: Slipstream Public Exchange. Images of the proposal, a fly through video and an architects description after the break.
Clark Thenhaus, of Endemic Architecture has shared with Arch Daily his design for a gateway to the Indianapolis Art Center. While the project has been canceled, we felt the design was still worth sharing to our readers. Follow after the break for additional renderings, diagrams and a description from the architect.
Lappset Group Oy has awarded the first prize of their international design competition for 3 Generations to Tengiz Alaverdashvili’s proposal “Green Hill”. His simplistic approach to a multi-generational, universal park space created a design that relies solely on its users for program, allowing for a inviting, relaxing atmosphere. Additional images and the architects description after the break.
Few design competitions ever focus on truly traumatic life experiences, the kind of situations that force men, women and children into their primal survival tendencies. Luckily, in 2010 this gaping hole in architectural design was finally addressed. The 2010 Zombie Apocalypse Safe House Competition posed the task to designers to find solutions to the the very real threat of having to defend yourself against hoards of brain hungry zombies as the end of mankind grows near. Follow after the jump to read about this lighthearted design competition, the entries and their presentation boards.