The SayBoat / Milan Řídký

© Richard Navara

Architects:
Location: Marina Vltava, , Czech Republic
Designer: František Šťasta
Proposal: Marek Řídký
Execution: Milan Řídký (Arrbo, s.r.o.)
Area: 63 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Richard Navara

Video: Valparaiso Cultural Park / HLPS arquitectos by Cristobal Palma

Parque Cultural de Valparaiso [PCdV] from Estudio Palma on Vimeo.

Winner of an international competition in 2009 after the rejection of a proposal from brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, the Valparaíso Cultural Center designed by HLPS arquitectos was finished last year with an impressive result. Today we have this great video Cristobal Palma just shared with us, shot a couple of months ago.

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Courtesy of ACDF Architecture
Courtesy of ACDF Architecture

Keelung New Harbor Service Building Competition Entry / ACDF Architecture

The design proposal for the Keelung New Harbor Service Building aims to reject grand architectural gestures that deliberately exist out of context for the sole intent of making a grandiose statement. ACDF Architecture… rejects the use of elaborate sculptural forms

Cartierville Y Centre / Daoust Lestage

© Marc Carmer

Architects: Daoust Lestage
Architect In Charge:
Projects Manager: Coprim inc.
Design Team : Renée Daoust, Benoît Décarie, Hala Mehio, Carl Pineau, Jean-François Bilodeau, Marie-Josée Gagnon, Stéphane Savoie
Area: 88,000 ft2
Year: 2010
Photographs: Marc Carmer, Marie-Josée Gagnon

Apartment Blocks in Nanterre / X-TU

© Luc Boegly

Architects: X-TU
Location: Nanterre,
Architect In Charge: Nicolas Desmazières, Anouk Legendre
Project Leader: Nicolas Jomain
Area: 13,252 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Luc Boegly

Courtesy of Institute for Architecture and Landscape
Courtesy of Institute for Architecture and Landscape

‘Emerging Realities’ International Student Workshop

Taking place November 11-18, the ‘Emerging Realities’ international student workshop will take place in Venice as part of the Biennale to feature international guest speakers. The event, put on by the Institute for Architecture and Landscape, LANDLAB ia&l, envisions the…

Matsubara House / Hiroyuki Ito + O.F.D.

© Masao Nishikawa

Architects: Hiroyuki Ito + O.F.D.A.
Location: Setagaya-ku,Tokyo,
Site Area: 70 sqm
Building Area: 39.71
Area: 104.58 sqm
Year: 2008
Photographs: Masao Nishikawa

Courtesy of Gemawang Swaribathoro + Indra Nugraha + Morian Saspriatnadi
Courtesy of Gemawang Swaribathoro + Indra Nugraha + Morian Saspriatnadi

‘Urban Sponge’ Competition Entry / Gemawang Swaribathoro + Indra Nugraha + Morian Saspriatnadi

Designed by Gemawang Swaribathoro, Indra Nugraha, and Morian Saspriatnadi…, their ‘Urban Sponge’ concept aims to unify, organize and manage, in one solution, the inner power of this marvelous city. Prague, an ancient city that has a long

Bistro Japonais Kinoya / Jean De Lessard

© M David Giral

Architects: Jean De Lessard
Location: Saint-Denis Street, Montreal,
Architect In Charge:
Client: Kinoya
Area: 1,500 sq ft
Year: 2012
Photographs: M David Giral

10x10 Drawing the City London: Zaha Hadid
10x10 Drawing the City London: Zaha Hadid

10×10 Drawing the City London

Lord Foster, Dame Zaha Hadid and David Adjaye join artists and fashion icons to create 100 one-off artworks for the 10×10 Drawing the City London… exhibition and auction, hosted by Article 25 – the UK’s leading international development and disaster

Winners announced of the 2012 Land Art Generator Initiative Competition for Freshkills Park

Scene-Sensor // Crossing Social and Ecological Flows / James Murray and Shota Vashakmadze; Courtesy of LAGI

Winners of the 2012 Land Art Generator Initiative Competition for Freshkills Park in , are out.  With 4 placed winners and a long list of shortlisted projects, the range of ideas shows how designers are exploring many different options for sustainable energy infrastructure.

The Winners:

  • First: Scene-Sensor // Crossing Social and Ecological Flows byJames Murray and Shota Vashakmadze
  • Second: Fresh Hills by Matthew Rosenberg, Structural Engineering Consultant: Matt Melnyk, Production Assistants: Emmy Maruta, Robbie Eleazer
  • Third: Pivot by Yunxin Hu and Ben Smith
  • Fourth: 99 Red Balloons by Emeka Nnadi, Scott Rosin, Meaghan Hunter, Danielle Loeb, Kara McDowell, Indrajit Mitra, Narges Ayat and Denis Fleury

 

Check out the projects after the break!

'Perspectives: The David Wright House' will be hosted by ASU on November 5, 2012
'Perspectives: The David Wright House' will be hosted by ASU on November 5, 2012

Perspectives: The David Wright House

On November 5, the Design School at Arizona State University will be hosting a panel discussion centered around the David Wright House and the question of architectural preservation in the city of Phoenix. Speakers will include Burton Barr Central Library…

Lens House / Alison Brooks Architects

© Paul Riddle

Architects: Alison Brooks Architects
Location: Islington, London,
Design Team: Alison Brooks, Alex Warnock-Smith, Rob Liedgens, JamesTaylor
Year: 2012
Photographs: Paul Riddle

Courtesy of 10 Design
Courtesy of 10 Design

Badshahpur IT Park Proposal / 10 Design

Composed of ten buildings, the proposal by 10 Design… for the Badshahpur IT Park is set across a sinuous series of adjacent plots of varied ownership. The challenge was to create a common identity across the site, a hierarchy of

Hérouville-Saint-Clair Hotel / Platform Architectures

© Jerome Ricolleau

Architects: Platform Architectures
Location: Hérouville-Saint-Clair, Basse-Normandie, .
Architect In Charge: Julie Clement
Design Team: Bruno Douliery, François Ehouarn, Olivier Leroy
Client: Shema
Photographs: Jerome Ricolleau

© Dietmar Köring, Simon Takasaki, EyeTry
© Dietmar Köring, Simon Takasaki, EyeTry

Haus der Zukunft (‘House of the Future’) Competition Entry / Dietmar Köring, Simon Takasaki, EyeTry

Designed by Dietmar Köring, Simon Takasaki and EyeTry…, the proposal for the Haus der Zukunft (‘House of the Future’) responds to Berlin’s strict urban context: the concept of the “urban block” is touched upon and developed further. The

Hue Plus / Schemata Architects

© Takumi Ota

Architects: Schemata Architects
Location: , Japan
Architect In Charge: Jo Nagasaka
Design: So Hashizume(sign)
Interior: Tanseisha Co.,Ltd
Kitchen: Jun Hamada/ADOPT Kitchen works
Electricity: Denyusha Co.,Ltd
Equipment: Takasago Thermal Engineering Co.,Ltd
Area: 1704.3 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Takumi Ota

Courtesy of Land+Civilization Compositions and Impressively Simple
Courtesy of Land+Civilization Compositions and Impressively Simple

Daegu Gosan Public Library Competition Entry / Land+Civilization Compositions and Impressively Simple

Designed by Land+Civilization Compositions and Impressively Simple…, their proposal for the Daegu Gosan Public Library, titled ‘Open Source’, is consciously not a singular gesture, but more as a series of interpretable spaces. Previously libraries were seen as places to