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Venice Biennale 2014: Antarctica to be First Continent Represented

00:00 - 24 May, 2014
Venice Biennale 2014: Antarctica to be First Continent Represented, Halley VI Research Station / Hugh Broughton Architects. Image Courtesy of British Antarctic Survey
Halley VI Research Station / Hugh Broughton Architects. Image Courtesy of British Antarctic Survey

This year, as the first continent ever to be represented at the Venice Architecture Biennale, Antarctica will bring together leading international architects and artists to explore present and future models of living in the South Polar region. The exhibition, Antarctopia will feature projects and ideas by participants, such as Hugh Broughton, Juergen Mayer H. and Zaha Hadid. 

The curatorial statement and complete list of participants, after the break...

British Council Launches Open Call for First Ever Exhibition of Antarctica Architecture

00:00 - 18 June, 2013
British Council Launches Open Call for First Ever Exhibition of Antarctica Architecture, Halley VI, Copyright A.Dubber, British Antarctic Survey
Halley VI, Copyright A.Dubber, British Antarctic Survey

In order to illustrate the ingeniuity and innovation of contemporaray architecture, the British Council and curated by the Arts Catalyst, Ice Lab: New Architecture and Science in Antarctica has declared an open call for an international touring exhibition that will feature architecture of Antarctica.  With one of the most extreme and desolate environments on the planet, the facilities must be laboratories and residences for scientists working in this distant terrain. The exhibition will feature five designs for Antarctica research stations: British Antarctic Survey's Halley VI by Hugh Broughton Architects; Princess Elisabeth Antarctic by International Polar Foundation; Bharati Research Station by bof Architekten / IMS; Jang Bogo Korea by Space Group; and the Iceberg Living Station by MAP Architects.

Estação Antártica Comandante Ferraz International Competition 1st Place / Estúdio 41

00:00 - 30 April, 2013
Estação Antártica Comandante Ferraz International Competition 1st Place / Estúdio 41, Courtesy of Estúdio 41
Courtesy of Estúdio 41
  • Project Architects

    Emerson Vidigal, Eron Costin, Fabio Henrique Faria e João Gabriel Moura Rosa Cordeiro.
  • Localização

    Península Keller
  • Area

    3200.0 m2
  • Ano do projeto

    2013
  • Fotografias

    Cortesia de Estúdio 41

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Estúdio 41 shared with us the winning proposal for the Estação Antártica Comandante Ferraz International Competition. All the details after the break.

Eden House / The Practice of Everyday Design

01:00 - 26 July, 2012
Eden House / The Practice of Everyday Design, © Chris Shepherd
© Chris Shepherd
  • Architects

  • Location

    Mississauga, ON, Canada
  • Architects

    The Practice of Everyday Design
  • Design Team

    Antoine Morris, David Long, Melanie Morris
  • Area

    550.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

    Chris Shepherd, Courtesy of the practice of everyday design

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Museum of Medical History and Innovation / Leers Weinzapfel Associates

00:00 - 21 June, 2012
Museum of Medical History and Innovation / Leers Weinzapfel Associates, © Anton Grassl/Esto
© Anton Grassl/Esto
  • Architects

  • Location

    2 N Grove St, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, EEUU
  • Architects

    Leers Weinzapfel Associates Architects, Inc
  • Principal In Charge

    Jane H. Weinzapfel, FAIA
  • Project Architect

    Alan Christ, AIA LEED AP
  • Design Architect

    Tom Chung, Senior Assoc., AIA LEED AP
  • Project Team

    Kevin Bell AIA, Susan Crowe Knight, Laura Duncan, Shih-Min Hsu AIA, Hannah Jackson RA, Irene Kang AIA LEED AP, Matt Petrie AIA, Jared Ramsdell, Marley Wright RA
  • Project Manager

    Winifred A. Stopps, Senior Assoc. AIA LEED AP
  • Area

    12270.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

© Anton Grassl/Esto © Anton Grassl/Esto © Anton Grassl/Esto © Anton Grassl/Esto +15

Quinte West YMCA / Architects Tillmann Ruth Robinson

01:00 - 13 April, 2012
Quinte West YMCA / Architects Tillmann Ruth Robinson, © Shai Gil
© Shai Gil
  • Architects

  • Location

    Quinte West, ON, Canada
  • Principal In Charge

    Scott Robinson
  • Design Architect

    Scott Robinson
  • Collaborators

    Smith and Andersen Consulting Mechanical Engineers
  • Client

    Ron Riddell General Manager
  • Final Cost

    $ 11.000.000
  • Area

    49.92 ft2
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photographs

© Shai Gil © Shai Gil © Shai Gil © Shai Gil +11

CAI Perifericos / EDU

01:00 - 5 April, 2012
CAI Perifericos / EDU, Courtesy of  edu
Courtesy of edu
  • Architects

  • Location

    Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
  • Architects

    Empresa de Desarrollo Urbano EDU - Medellin Taller de Diseño Gerencia de Proyectos Urbanos
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of edu

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Beach House E-3 / Vértice Arquitectos

01:00 - 30 March, 2012
Beach House E-3 / Vértice Arquitectos, © Juan Solano
© Juan Solano
  • Architects

  • Location

    Palillos Beach, Lima, Peru
  • Architects

    Vértice Arquitectos - Arch. Hernani Canessa, Arch. Luis Miguel Becerra, Arch. Sandro Moro
  • Client

    Private
  • Area

    296.0 sqm
  • Photographs

© Juan Solano © Juan Solano © Juan Solano © Juan Solano +22

Beach House I-5 / Vértice Arquitectos

01:00 - 20 March, 2012
Beach House I-5 / Vértice Arquitectos, Courtesy of  vértice arquitectos
Courtesy of vértice arquitectos
  • Architects

  • Location

    Lima, Peru
  • Client

    Private
  • Area

    250.0 sqm
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of vértice arquitectos

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Quartier Des Spectacles / Ædifica

01:00 - 2 March, 2012
Quartier Des Spectacles / Ædifica, Courtesy of  aedifica
Courtesy of aedifica
  • Architects

  • Location

    Montreal, Quebec, Canadá
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of aedifica

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Rock Executive Suite Synopsis / Rossetti

01:00 - 17 February, 2012
Rock Executive Suite Synopsis / Rossetti, © Dave Burk © Hedrich Blessing
© Dave Burk © Hedrich Blessing

© Dave Burk © Hedrich Blessing © Dave Burk © Hedrich Blessing © Dave Burk © Hedrich Blessing © Dave Burk © Hedrich Blessing +12

Lauren Kennedy and Alan Campbell Theatre / Pearce Brinkley Cease + Lee

01:00 - 19 January, 2012
Lauren Kennedy and Alan Campbell Theatre / Pearce Brinkley Cease + Lee, Courtesy of JWest Productions
Courtesy of JWest Productions
  • Architects

  • Location

    Wilson, NC, USA
  • Project Team

    Jeffrey Lee, Irvin Pearce, Rob Harkey, Henry Newell
  • Client

    Barton College
  • Project Area

    12.000 SF/200 seats
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of JWest Productions, Mark Herboth

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Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics, Brown University / Architecture Research Office

01:00 - 11 January, 2012
Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics, Brown University / Architecture Research Office, © Michael Moran
© Michael Moran
  • Architects

  • Location

    Providence, RI, USA
  • Architects

    Architecture Research Office (ARO)
  • Project Team

    Stephen Cassell, Principal; Kim Yao, Associate/Principal; Neil Patel, Project Manager; Gustavo Colmenares
  • Project Area

    18.100 sqf (GSF)
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

© Michael Moran © Michael Moran © Michael Moran © Michael Moran +10

See Through Townhouses / Suzane Reatig Architecture

01:00 - 10 January, 2012
See Through Townhouses / Suzane Reatig Architecture, ©  Robert Lautman & Suzane Reatig
©  Robert Lautman & Suzane Reatig

©  Robert Lautman & Suzane Reatig ©  Robert Lautman & Suzane Reatig ©  Robert Lautman & Suzane Reatig ©  Robert Lautman & Suzane Reatig +19

Louver House / LSS

01:00 - 26 December, 2011
Louver House / LSS, © Paul Warchol
© Paul Warchol
  • Architects

  • Location

    Long Island, NY
  • Architects

    Leroy Street Studio
  • Size

    7.400 sf House, 1.900 sf Wood Shop and Garage
  • Project Year

    2007
  • Photographs

© Paul Warchol © Paul Warchol © Paul Warchol © Paul Warchol +14

UNO Elementary School Soccer Academy / JGMA

01:00 - 21 December, 2011
UNO Elementary School Soccer Academy / JGMA, Courtesy of  jgma
Courtesy of jgma
  • Architects

  • Location

    Chicago, IL, USA
  • Design Team

    Juan Gabriel Moreno, Cosmin Vrajitoru, Jason Nuttelman, John Rausch, David Ruffing, Linda Chavez, Michael Cady
  • Landscape Architect

    Terry Guen Associates
  • Design Builder/Structural

    Ghafari
  • Electrical & Mechanical Consultant

    Primera
  • Owner

    United Neighborhood Organization (UNO)
  • Project Area

    63.300 sf
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of jgma

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La Face Cachée de La Pomme / Fournier Gersovitz Moss Drolet et Associés Architectes

01:00 - 21 November, 2011
La Face Cachée de La Pomme / Fournier Gersovitz Moss Drolet et Associés Architectes, Courtesy of  fournier gersovitz moss drolet et associés architectes
Courtesy of fournier gersovitz moss drolet et associés architectes
  • Architects

  • Location

    Hemmingford, QC J0L, Canada
  • Structural Engineer

    Roberto Filippi
  • Landscape Architect

    Michael Hodges paysagiste
  • Area

    2400.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of fournier gersovitz moss drolet et associés architectes

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Indiana Convention Center Expansion / RATIO Architects

01:00 - 11 November, 2011
Indiana Convention Center Expansion / RATIO Architects, ©  Bill Zbaren Photography
©  Bill Zbaren Photography
  • Architects

  • Location

    : Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
  • Associate Architects

     Blackburn Architects, Inc., BSA LifeStructures, Inc., Domain Architecture, Inc.
  • Structural Engineers

     Fink Roberts & Petrie, Magnusson Klemencic Associates, Structural Alliance, LLC, KIVA Structural Engineers
  • Mechanical/Electrical Engineers

     Circle Design Group, Inc., Syska Hennessy Group, Inc., AV Consulting Engineers, Inc.
  • Civil Engineers

     The Schneider Corporation, Infrastructure Engineering, Inc., McComas Engineering, Inc.
  • Programmer

     Conventional Wisdom
  • Signage/Graphics

     Two Twelve Associates, Inc.
  • Lighting

     Fisher Marantz Stone
  • Code Consultant

     RTM Consultants, Inc.
  • Accessibility

     Fehribach Group
  • Audio/Visual

     Bowen Technovation
  • Acoustical

     Shiner + Associates
  • Contractor/Cm

     Shiel Sexton, Powers & Sons
  • Associate Interiors

    D2p
  • Interiors/FFE

    Lohr Design
  • Area

    0.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    0
  • Photographs

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