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The SFC Bridge / Jennifer Marman, Daniel Borins and James Khamsi

13:00 - 8 February, 2016
The SFC Bridge / Jennifer Marman, Daniel Borins and James Khamsi, © Andrew Rowat
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Project Architect

    Jonathan Berg
  • Design

    Jennifer Marman, Daniel Borins and James Khamsi (RA AIA)
  • Executive Architects

    Page + Steele/ IBI Group Toronto
  • Principal

    Mansoor Kazerouni
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Helsinki Central Library Competition Entry / FIRM a.d. + OKB Architecture

06:00 - 11 December, 2012
Courtesy of FIRM a.d. + OKB Architecture
Courtesy of FIRM a.d. + OKB Architecture

The Helsinki Central Library, designed by FIRM a.d. and OKB Architecture, is a hub of knowledge, where different people, communities and constituencies can come together. With their concept of ‘Geologies of Information’, their design expresses how if libraries were like sedimentary rocks, where layers of knowledge accumulated over time, libraries of the 21st century are like igneous rock in which different mediums of knowledge and learning are fused into a granular heterogeneous whole. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Bankside Bikeshed / James Khamsi

11:00 - 16 March, 2011
Courtesy of James Khamsi
Courtesy of James Khamsi

The Bankside Bikeshed proposal is a prototype for a lightweight bicycle storage shelter that can be installed through London’s South Bank. The project is by James Khamsi, whose goal was to design a new “MICRON” for London, a ubiquitous and interwoven aspect of the city.

More on this project after the break.