Atreo Skyscraper: Reinterpretation of the Ancient Greek Myth of Atreus

Atreus is a concept building designed by Crilo Architecture, with sharp shapes, it is lacerated in the armor of black metal and dark glass with cracks that reveal its interior. The prosthesis,projecting at different heights, are heliports. Below the complex, an underground space, infrastructural node and the heart of the ascent to the tower. The spatial nature is similar to the Etruscan funerary chambers and recalls the tomb of Atreus, whose treasure is part of the myth. via evolo Continue reading

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242 Social Housing Units in Salburúa / ACXT

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Architects: ACXT
Location: Salburúa, Vitoria – Gasteiz, Spain
Project Director: Iñaki Garai Zabala
Collaborators: José Marcos Cavallero, Ricardo Moutinho, Helena Sá Marques, Oscar Ferreira da Costa, Nuria Perez, Beatriz Pagoaga, Inés López
Client: VISESA Vivienda y Suelo de Euskadi S.A.
Photographs: Aitor Ortiz

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Parametric Designed Pavilion: The Swarm

After five months of intensive design work and two weeks of building-up, on 29th of March the exhibition of THE SWARM – a Parametric Pavilion – took place in the outdoor area of the Bavarian Chamber of Architects in Munich. The main exhibit is a sculpture out of Alucobond which is 4 meters high and 15 meters long. Its shape describes an abstract swarm of birds. via evolo Continue reading

Saltwater Coast Lifestyle Centre / NH Architecture

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Architects: NH Architecture
Location: , VIC, 
Design Team: Peter Dredge, Hamish Lyon, Andy Gentry, Fiona Collie, Emily Kilvington, Astrid Jenkin, Mitch McTaggart, Chris Reddaway, Silvia Tasani, Jan Vastestaeger, Chad Harrison, Ramiro Marroquin
Completion: 2011
Cost: $6.1 million
Photographs: Dianna Snape

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FREE City / Fernando Romero Enterprise

Free City is a conceptual prototype for the XXI century city, conceived by FREE Fernando Romero EnterprisE in response to global issues brought forth by population growth and urban transition in the developing world. It proposes the design of a new urban infrastructure that integrates a sustainable and systematic framework into the grain of the urban fabric, stimulating innovation, production, services and growth. via evolo Continue reading