Posts Tagged: architecture

Finalist, BCN NYC Affordable Housing Challenge

The project titled “Elastic Living: A Compact, Adaptable and Affordable Prefab Apartment Prototype” by ArqEstructura (where I’m a partner), Angelo Roventa (architect, Vienna), and Ignaz Furger (business strategist, Zürich) is a finalist in the BCN NYC Affordable Housing Challenge. You can

Finalist, BCN NYC Affordable Housing Challenge

The project titled “Elastic Living: A Compact, Adaptable and Affordable Prefab Apartment Prototype” by ArqEstructura (where I’m a partner), Angelo Roventa (architect, Vienna), and Ignaz Furger (business strategist, Zürich) is a finalist in the BCN NYC Affordable Housing Challenge. You can

‘Three Roles Played by Architecture in Three Recent Films’

‘Three Roles Played by Architecture in Three Recent Films’ is an article published in the online arts magazine O that discusses, as the title suggests, three different roles played by architecture in three recent films: REM, by Tomas Koolhaas; High

‘Three Roles Played by Architecture in Three Recent Films’

‘Three Roles Played by Architecture in Three Recent Films’ is an article published in the online arts magazine O that discusses, as the title suggests, three different roles played by architecture in three recent films: REM, by Tomas Koolhaas; High

Picture Frame House

The Picture Frame House is a two-story concrete, masonry and wood structure built into the side of a ravine in the Balinese countryside near the town of Ubud. It consists of a U-shaped volume containing private spaces (a studio and two bedroom suites) that

Picture Frame House

The Picture Frame House is a two-story concrete, masonry and wood structure built into the side of a ravine in the Balinese countryside near the town of Ubud. It consists of a U-shaped volume containing private spaces (a studio and two bedroom suites) that

Critic/All international conference on architectural design and criticism

On 20 June, I will be presenting a paper titled “A World Apart. Architectural Autonomy as Artistic Freedom” at the Critic/All international conference on architectural design and criticism at Madrid’s ETSAM Architecture School.

Critic/All international conference on architectural design and criticism

On 20 June, I will be presenting a paper titled “A World Apart. Architectural Autonomy as Artistic Freedom” at the Critic/All international conference on architectural design and criticism at Madrid’s ETSAM Architecture School.

Glòries Masterplan

Cities such as Barcelona, which have grown gradually over the course of millenia, have to deal extensively with antiquated structures. Yet in many cases it is structures that are only decades old that pose the greatest problems. An example is the elevated

Glòries Masterplan

Cities such as Barcelona, which have grown gradually over the course of millenia, have to deal extensively with antiquated structures. Yet in many cases it is structures that are only decades old that pose the greatest problems. An example is the elevated

Hillside Urbanism, Vallcarca

This urban design project, realized by University of Calgary architecture students Lindsay Horan, Will Frank, and Alana Piche, proposes to urbanize a degraded hillside in the steep Vallcarca valley of Barcelona; adjacent to where a viaduct crosses the busy valley road. In order to take advantage of an

Hillside Urbanism, Vallcarca

This urban design project, realized by University of Calgary architecture students Lindsay Horan, Will Frank, and Alana Piche, proposes to urbanize a degraded hillside in the steep Vallcarca valley of Barcelona; adjacent to where a viaduct crosses the busy valley road. In order to take advantage of an

‘Model for a Public Space’ Installation by Adrian Blackwell

‘Model for a Public Space’, an installation by Adrian Blackwell (originally titled ‘Spiral Space’), was exhibited in the Architecture II Gallery of the University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, Canada) in 1999. As Director of the Gallery, I secured a donation from a

‘Model for a Public Space’ Installation by Adrian Blackwell

‘Model for a Public Space’, an installation by Adrian Blackwell (originally titled ‘Spiral Space’), was exhibited in the Architecture II Gallery of the University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, Canada) in 1999. As Director of the Gallery, I secured a donation from a