This RIBAJ article is an interesting read on the potential for sports complexes and arenas to act as an anchor for regeneration and development of urban places. Sports in urban places Share this reboot
This competition winning design will create a new Waste to Energy Plant that will incinerate a third of the waste generated each year in Shenzhen East with a population of 20 million, comsuming around 5000 tonnes of waste per day. The design team have designed the facility to also educate the local population about the benefits of
As a Kindergarten and School designer I see a lot of important concepts with this elegant design for an Elemetary school in the Uryu District, Japan. The use of light, reflecting materials, natural light and dual aspect provides open airy space for teaching and learning. The use of the space adjacent for extended learning makes use
July 2016 Architecture & Design blog posts… #naked hotel 5 Steps to Creating High-Performance Communities Board #workplace Another brick in the wall… James Wines Architect – interview the real life of a #architect ! #virtualreality architecture Technical support Brexit: the profession’s verdict | RIBAJ Le Corbusier works named as UN world heritage sites Sustainable cities
The lack of investment in the urban fabric around Moscow’s Paveletskaya Central Station has hampered potential development in the surrounding area. Consequently in 2015, the station was identified as a key regeneration project for the capital. Architectural Bureau [WALL] was founded in Moscow in 2014 by Arakelyan Ruben & Navasardyan Ayk. Their design looks to
Depending on your point of view this is either elegant minimalism or an essay in cost effective hospitality! A new take on the mountain hotel Share this reboot
I have long been fascinated with the work of SITE as innovators in urban design and environmental thinking. I enjoy the challenge that their work brings to the “norm” and the pre-conceived notion that the vast majority hold, of what architecture is or should be. I became aware of their at architecture school when studying
ArchDaily have this amusing article on what it’s really like to be an Architect…
…I can relate to them all but of the 26 listed, number 17 strikes home for me at the moment!
We know it’s coming…
Just like the advent of CAD revolutionized the industry, changing the ways that Architecture was communicated to building owners and contractors, virtual reality will be the next step.
The ability to now create first person immersive three dimensional environments will be a game changer for both communicating design and the design process itself.
The article below provides an overview of some the advances being made in the industry.
Construction Canada publishes technical documents that provide a useful reference for Architects, Engineers and Specification Writers. Useful technical resources Share this reboot