Anne Lindberg Transforming Space with Thread

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Anne Lindberg’s recent work essentially redefines space using thread.  Bordering the definintion of architecture and sculpture, Lindberg allows color and light to manipulate the hundreds of millimeter-thick strands to create a web – a three-dimensional volume affixed to the architecture.  Each of her pieces is specific to the place in which it is situated, no two identical based on the architecture, its lighting conditions and the space’s use.  The pieces are architectural in so far as they are “contextual and integral to the space”, she says.  The exhibition of drawn pink (watch the video after the break) ends today at Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha, Nevada, while andante green will be on exhibit at the Nevada Museum of Art until July 15th.

ArchDaily asked Anne Lindberg a few questions about her work.  Read the responses and find out more about her installations after the break.

LIVE Between / HKS Architects

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Live Between, a concept design by HKS Architects, is a newly launched hotel experience for guests who enjoy the extreme. Their design seeks out urban cities to set up short-term residency between existing buildings. As it moves from city to city, it is designed and installed specific to its temporary inhabitance. Taking on various forms from a spider’s web to a constellation, the hotel formation is ever changing and always evolving. More images and architects’ description after the break.

China Southern Airport City / Woods Bagot

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Serving Guangzhou, China as a distinctive emblem of China Southern Airlines’ global leadership, the winning proposal by Woods Bagot is a bold reinterpretation of the corporate campus model. A 400-hectare, mixed-use development, the three-precinct master plan integrates business, manufacturing, residential, and cultural amenities within a comprehensive open space network that supports recreational opportunity and bolsters ecological vitality. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Pavilion / EmTech (AA) + ETH

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Out of a collaboration between the Emergent Technologies and Design program (EmTech) of the Architectural Association (AA), London, and the Chair of Structural Design at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), , a temporary light timber construction has been designed that functions as sun shading for parts of the grand stairs in front of the architecture department of the ETH. Based on bending behavior under the self-weight of over-sized sheets of plywood of up to 11 x 2.5 m, the design activates the material properties as the defining element in the transfer of forces. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Universidad del Istmo Master Plan and Implementation / Sasaki Associates

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The new campus of Universidad del Isthmo is located on a beautiful hillside in the rapidly growing community of Santa Isabel near Guatemala City, Guatemala. Sasaki Associates designed the 49-hectare site, and the first phase of the plan, which consists of the heart of campus, is currently undergoing implementation. The university aims to enroll approximately 6,200 students in successive stages of implementation over 20 years. The educational objectives and mission of the university include a strong focus on the individual and the community within the learning environment. More images and architects’ description after the break.

City Hall Harelbeke / Dehullu Architects

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Architect: Dehullu Architects
Location: Harelbeke,
Structural Engineer: & Lieven Vangeluwe
Engineer HVAC & Electricity: Studiebureau Clauwaert
Construction Year: 2010 – 2011
Surface : +- 1,000 sqm
Photographs: Tim Van de Velde

   

Rowing and Sailing Pavilions / abar + MdG + Julen Altuna

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Architects: abar architects,  Ander Aginako y Amaia Celaya + MdG architects, Pedro Mª Múgica y Jakinda de Goyarzu + Julen Altuna
Location: ,  Spain
Budget: 1,263,932.37 €
Surface: 1,961.74 sqm building 6,434.04 sqm urbanization
Financing: Public
Engineering: Tomás Carcavilla
Photographs: Rafael Aspiunza

   

AD Round Up: Best from Flickr Part LXV

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It’s Friday. Time for another Flickr Round Up!Remember you can submit your own photo here, and don’t forget to follow us through Twitter and our Facebook Fan Page to find many more features.

The photo above was taken by rutger spoelstra in Porto, Portugal. Check the other four after the break.

Beach House E-3 / Vértice Arquitectos

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Architects: Vértice Arquitectos – Arch. Hernani Canessa, Arch. Luis Miguel Becerra, Arch. Sandro Moro
Location: Palillos Beach, , Peru
Size: Built area 296 sqm
Client: Private
Photographer: Juan Solano

  

Rouge / APOLLO Architects & Associates

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Architects: APOLLO Architects & Associates - Satoshi Kurosaki
Location: Bunkyo,
Structure Engineers: Denbo Nakamura / Denkohbo
Facility Engineers: Zenei Shimada / Shimada Architects
Construction: Honma Construction
Date of Completion: 2012
Site Area: 55.00 sqm
Photographs: Koichi Torimura

 

Rijn IJssel / LIAG

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Architects: LIAG
Location: Middendachtensingel 2, ,
Client: Board Rijn IJssel, Arnhem NL
Scope: 14,518 sqm
Design Team: Erik Schotte, Esther Klausen, Koos Lieverse, Arie Aalbers
Photographs: Iemke Ruige, Vulkers Fotografie 

   

Video: Pernilla & Asif


Critically acclaimed architects Pernilla Ohrstedt and Asif Khan are a duo that take innovation to the next level. Despite having known each other for years and having collaborated on various projects in the past, their partnership was only recently made official with the launch of their London-based practice Pernilla & Asif. Crane.tv met with the charming duo at their studio in Hackney before heading over to their most recent installation, Cloud, in Bethnal Green’s York Hall where we see the two in action, learn why they work so well together, and their plans for the future including an exciting new project at next year’s Olympics. Photo Credit: James Harris.

Chipperfield selected to renovate the Neue National Gallery in Berlin

Neue National Gallery by Mies van der Rohe © Guillermo Hevia Garcia

David Chipperfield, Stirling Prize-winning architect and director of the 13th international Venice Biennale, has been commissioned by the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation (PCHF) to renovate the Neue National Gallery. The 20th century icon was designed by the legendary Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, who celebrated his 126th birthday this week.

Hermann Parzinger, president of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, said: “With , I know this icon of modern architecture in the best hands. In working with him on the Museum Island, I learned the sensitivity in dealing with the architectural heritage and the conceptual clarity of his approach is greatly appreciated.”

wNw Bar / Vo Trong Nghia

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Architects: Vo Trong Nghia
Location: Phu Tho district, Thu Dau Mot Town, , Vietnam
Project Completion: 2008
Construction Area: 250 sqm
Photographer: Phan Quang

UPDATE: zHome / David Vandervort Architects

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Last June we announced the zHome community designed by David Vandervort Architects, a target zero-energy community in Washington that is one of many springing up across the country, changing the way communities are planned and developed.  Since World War II spawned the era of suburban living, the Levittown model has been the trajectory along which so many communities across the country have gone.  Now with sustainability and ecologically conscious design being at the forefront of many architects’ practices, it makes perfect sense for whole communities to take the leap as well.  But what does that mean for the lifestyles of its residents?  And does this make an exclusive neighborhood where only some are willing or able to comply. Follow us after the break for more.

58 Housing Units in Boulogne-Billancourt / LAN Architecture

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Architects: LAN Architecture
Location: Boulogne-Billancourt,
Client: Nacarat
Project Ownership Assistance: Saem Val de Seine
Cost: € 7,2 M Excl. Vat
Built Up Area: 4,639 sqm
Completion: November 2011
Team: Cotec (all-trades engineers), Leau (Environmental AMO)
Photographs: Julien Lanoo

Video: Architecture Venture Lab at IE

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Professors, students and practitioners such as Peter Orborn at AEDAS participated in the above video to give a perspective on a reality for the practice of bridging entrepreneurship and architecture on the Master in Architectural Management and Design at the Architecture Venture Lab at IE University.

Interesting facts of the class of 2012 include 28% entrepreneurs, practitioners starting their own practice and 80% of architects are entrepreneurs but very few of them receive any management training. The Architecture Venture Lab allows students to conceptualize their own architectural practices or improve on their existing one, through the creation of a business proposal integrating all acquired management and design skills.

The Multiplier Effect: How Design (and the Internet) Connects Us

Stop right there. Before I begin this post with a cliché dictionary definition, I direct you to what’s usually overlooked in these openings: the part of speech.

verb (used with object)

Without reading the definition, we know. Design is the act that connects the human being to the object outside him: the way in which intentions, thoughts, concepts take form.

On a basic level, design connects human beings through the shared experience of said object – be it functional or purely aesthetic. But it’s not just the object which connects us – it’s the idea that inspired it. On another level, and perhaps at its purest, design connects by inaugurating us into a collaborative spirit of innovation.

The AIA’s latest Design Conference, Design Connects, has invited bloggers to reflect how design connects us in a way that will build a better future. We at , biased as we may be, think we have the answer (it’s in the invitation): the Bloggers.

To read how design and the Internet connect us to thousands of elementary school kids, the sci-fi dsytopias of a NASA scientist, and a poverty-defying advocate looking to change the world  - all in 24 hours – keep reading after the break.  

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