Shanghai Dragon / Morphosis
The latest from Morphosis, these renders also show that you don’t need photo perfect realisation in images to get the most out of explaining a design. A short explanation from Modern Architecture & Design News: On the western outskirts of Shanghai, China, a dragon is coming to life. Constructed of concrete, steel and glass, the new corporate headquarters of Giant Pharmaceutical...
The cricket season is upon us again and that means its back to Adelaide Oval, the place that must feel like a second home to so many people from Adelaide. This season however things are a little different. The new Western Grandstand has been completed, the design by Hassell adds much to the oval and takes away little.
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45 rue Louis Blanc / ecdm Architecture
A social housing project that asserts that housing should be more generous and more human. The project moves drastically away from the process that dictates social housing becoming a tiresome housing project with any absence of form. The demographic for which a living space in conceived should not dictate that is is without form or beauty, which we have seen previously. As a result of the...
Halden Prison / Eric Moller Arkitekter
Halden Prison, designed by Eric Moller Arkitekter. Where the central idea is based on a principle of humanity: The key principle is one of humanity - treat people like animals and they will continue to behave as such, but give them the opportunity and surroundings to realise their inner humanity and build on it, and the people who are released may be more human than those who went in. An In...
Still very much a work in progress, but here is my latest track, Alarm. What do you think?
Turbo 093 / Gesaffelstein / Variations
It’s Saturday, so its time for music, and another bomb from Turbo. The latest Turbo release out on November 9th. Here is what they have to say about it at Planet Turbo: Gesaffelstein’s tracks have already received support from James Holden, Chloé, Damian Lazarus, and Laurent Garnier, to name a few, and this record is without a doubt his best yet. Every track on ‘Variations’ is a...
Sell out of settle that’s the choices that we get They tell us that it’s...– SBCR & DL Church Of Noise is coming soon…
Open Air Exhibition Grounds of the Estonian Road...
A design that uses the landscape to inform the design. Spaces are formed by cutting into the landscape. The following from Arch Daily: The concept of the open air exhibition grounds is based on a road – while passing by, your route will be surrounded by different landscapes. The solution forms a long 8-shaped path, where functions with different character are placed in succession like a...
a city should be restless.
a city should want to change, move, adapt. it should destroy itself, and rebuild itself, again, and again. every flame should burn only to be replaced by a brighter one.
STL / Kaohsiung Maritime Cultural & Popular Music...
The STL proposal for the Kaohsiung Martime Cultural & Popular Music Center Competition, Taiwan. From World Architecture News: As part of a major investment and redevelopment project in Southern Taiwan, the Kaohsiung City Government recently hosted a competition for a Marine Culture and Pop Music Center on the city’s waterfront. The competition is incorporated into ‘International...