3xLP Winner of SKIN Digital Fabrication Competition

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TEX-FAB Alliance’s 2013 international competition titled – SKIN is announcing the overall winner: 3xLP.

A total of 68 entries from across the globe representing 14 countries on 5 continents were narrowed down to 4 finalists and 4 honorable mentions in July by the First Round jury consisting of Phil Anzalone, Maria Mingallon, Gregg Pasquarelli, Randy Stratman, and Skylar Tibbits. The Second Round juried by James Carpenter, Neil Denari, Mic Patterson and William Zahner conferred and selected from the finalists 3xLP. All four finalists were  exhibited at the ACADIA Adaptive Architecture Conference at the University of Waterloo in October, 2013.

Car Park One / Elliott + Associates Architects

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Architects: Elliott + Associates Architects
Location: Oklahoma City, OK,
Project Team: Rand Elliott, Bill Yen, Miho Kolliopoulos, John Creach
General Contractor: Smith & Pickel Construction
Civil Engineering: Johnson & Associates
Structural Engineering: Walker Parking Consultants
MEP: PSA Consulting Engineers
Lighting: Smith Lighting Sales
Project Area: 298,907 sq ft
Project Year: 2008
Photographs: Scott McDonald

UAX Bernartice / Kamil Mrva Architects

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Architects: Kamil Mrva Architects
Location: Bernartice nad Odrou 131,
Client: uax®
Project Team: Kamil Mrva, Bohuslav Kunat, Jaroslav Holub, Martin Jeřábek
Main contractors: Fykony s.r.o., Alfest Lučina, Elektro Holub
Project Year: 2005
Construction Year: 2006–2007
Built-up space of the extension : 78 sqm
Photographs: Studio Toast

Lofts @ Cherokee Studios / Pugh + Scarpa

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Architects: Pugh + Scarpa
Location: , CA,
Client: REthink Development Corp.
MEP Engineers: Cobalt Engineering
Structural Engineers: BPA Group
Builders: JT Builders
Landscape: FormLA Landscape
Project Area: 1,905 sqm
Project Year: 2009
Photographs: Tara Wujcik

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Pearl Academy of Fashion / Morphogenesis


Architects: Morphogenesis
Location: Jaipur,
Client: Pearl Academy of Fashion
Design Team: Sonali Rastogi, Rudrajit Sabhaney, Anna Kristiana Bergbom, Shruti Dimri, John Alok Decruz
Structure: N M Roof Designers Ltd.
Electrical: Integral Designs
Plumbing: Tech Consultancy
HVAC: Design Centre
Landscape: Oracles
Contractors: R G Colonizers Pvt. Ltd.
Project area: 11,745 sqm
Project year: 2008
Photographs: Andre J Fanthome and Edmund Sumner

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Emergency Terminal / Produkcija 004


Architect: Produkcija 004
Location: Zagreb,
Client: City of Zagreb and Zagreb Holding
Project architects: Davor Katušic & Martina Ljubičic
Project team: Margareta Ćurić,d.i.a., Jana Kocbek, u.d.i.a., Robert Franjo, arh. teh., Ivo Petrić, d.i.a., Marija Burmas, d.i.a.
Graphic Design: Juri Armanda, Karl Geisler, Bor Dizdar
Builder: Dalekovod d.d., ZagrebMontaža d.d.
Project area: 15,000 sqm
Budget: 15 mil. Euro
Project year: 2009

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Garden house / Tham & Videgård Hansson

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Architects: Tham & Videgård Hansson Arkitekter
Location: Södermanland,
Architects in charge: Bolle Tham & Martin Videgård Hansson
Site Area: 1,006 sqm
Constructed Area: 360 sqm + roof terrace
Project year: 2006-2008
Client: Private
Photographs: Åke E:son Lindman

Student Housing in Epinay / ECDM


Architects: Emmanuel Combarel Dominique Marrec
Location: Epinay,
Project Manager: Aliette Chauchat
Client: Espacil Habitat
Project Management Associate: Betom, BET – Michel Larsonneur
Constructed Area: 9,000 sqm
Project year: 2003-2008
Photographs: Benoit Fougeirol

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Orange Office / Sander Architects


Architects: Sander Architects
Location: Venice, ,
Constructed Area: 672 sqm
Project year: 2009
Photographs: Sander Architects

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Business Center Miramare / 3LHD

Architects: 3LHD
Location: Zagreb,
Project team: Sasa Begovic, Marko Dabrovic, Tatjana Grozdanic Begovic, Silvije Novak, Tin Kavuric, Josko Kotula, Krunoslav Szörsen
Collaborators: Freya (3D), Tehnicke konstrukcije doo, Nikola Miletic, Gadaf Zulbeari
Project year: 2009
Site area: 4,037 sqm
Gross floor area: 37,040 sqm (23,940 + 13,100 underground)
Footprint: 2,084 sqm

House Q / Vaillo + Irigaray

Architects: Vaillo + Irigaray / Antonio Vaillo + Juan Luis Irigaray
Location: Gorraiz, Navarra,
Project manager: Ibón Ibarlucea Ochandiano, architect
Graphic design of facades: Alex Viladrich, ALDRICH
Riggers: José Ingacio Sola y Julián Damboriena
Structure: Gonzalo Díez
Contractor: GOSA S.L.
Project year: 1998
Finished year: 2004
Photographs: José Manuel Cutillas, Albert Font, Joan Mundó

Phare Tower / Morphosis Achitects

Architecture: Morphosis Architects
Location: Puteaux,
Project Principal (through Design Development): Tim Christ
Project Director: Charles Lamy
Project Manager: Matt Grady
Project Architect: David Rindlaub
Project Designer: Chandler Ahrens
Client: Unibail
Program: Commercial office tower with office space, employee restaurants, public café, trading floors, public amenities, and parking for 450 cars
Type: Commercial
Constructed Area: 185,494 sqm
Design Year: 2006-2009
Construction Year: 2010-2014
Images: ©
Texts: Thom Mayne and Morphosis
More info: http://www.morphopedia.com/

Black Beauty / x Architekten

Architects: x Architekten
Location: Oberösterreich, Austria
Client: Private
Constructed Area: 273 sqm
Project Year: 2003-2005
Photographs: Max Nirnberger

Ex Ducati / Mario Cucinella Architects

Architects: Mario Cucinella Architects
Location: Rimini,
Project Team: , Elizabeth Francis, Davide Paolini, Enrico Iascone
Structure: Gilberto Sarti, Fabio Bombardini
Construction Management: Arch Massimo Morandi
Design year: 2004-2006
client: Edile Carpentieri Srl
Construction Area: 1,500 sqm
Photographs: Daniele Domenicali

Mush / Studio 0.10 Architects

Architect: Studio 0.10 Architects
Location: West Los Angeles, , USA
Design Team: Debbie Chen, Mark Claborne, Eiko Hamada-Ano, Gregory Haynes, Andrew Liang, Li Wen, Elizabeth Wendell
Structural Engineering: William Koh and Associates
Project Year: 2005 – 2006
Construction Year: 2006 – 2008
Constructed Area: 5,400s.f.
Photographs: fotoworks – Benny Chan;

Formosa 1140 / Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects

Architects: LOHA Architects
Location: West Hollywood, , USA
Principal in Charge: Lorcan O’Herlihy
Project Team: Katherine Williams (PM), Kevin Tsai, Evan Brinkman, Kevin Southerland
Client: Habitat Group Los Angeles, LLC
Project year: 2008
Constructed Area: 1,486 sqm
Area per unit: 140 sqm aprox.
Photographs: Lawrence Anderson

Arcam / René van Zuuk Architekten

Architect: René van Zuuk Architekten
Location: Oosterdok, Amsterdam,
Client: Ontwikkelingsbedrijf Gemeente Amsterdam / NL
Building Contractor: H.J.Jurrïens b.v., Utrecht/ NL
Structural Ingeneering: Advies en Ingenieursbureau Van der Laar, Eindhoven/ NL
Project Year: 2002-2003
Site Area: 300 sqm
Constructed Area: 477 sqm
Budget: US $2.03 M
Photographs: Luuk Kramer

Seattle Central Library / OMA + LMN

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Architects: OMA + LMN
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Key Personnel: Rem Koolhaas and Joshua Prince-Ramus (Partner-in-Charge), with Mark von Hof-Zogrotzki, Natasha Sandmeier, Meghan Corwin, Bjarke Ingels, Carol Patterson
Consultants: Arup, Bruce Mau Design, Davis Langdon, Dewhurst Macfarlane, Front, HKA, Hoffman Construction, Inside/Oustide, Jones & Jones, Kugler Tillotson, Magnusson Klemencic, McGuire, Michael Yantis, Pielow Fair, Quinze & Milan, Seele
Client: Seattle Public Library
Program: Central library for Seattle’s 28-branch library system, including 33,700 sqm of hq, reading room, book spiral, mixing chamber, meeting platform, living room, staff floor, children’s collection, and auditorium, and 4,600 sqm of parking.
Project year: 1999-2004
Constructed Area: 38,300 sqm
Budget: US $169.2 M
Photographs: Ramon Prat, Philippe Ruault, Iwan Baan, Fernando Herrera