Saturday, September 15, 2007
The Tsunami Museum Award at NAD ( Nangroe Aceh Darussalam ) has been be closed at date of 23 August 2007. Various winner category even also have been selected. Aceh House of Escape Hill selected as first champion at this Award. The team which is consisted of Muhammad Ridwan Kamil, Muhammad Yuliansyah Akbar, A.A Putra Munchana and Asep Budiman is very competent and is true rewarded for the first champion.
Building of House of Aceh Podium taken as elementary analogy of building mass. With concept of podium house, this building also earn to function as a escape hill if only happened disaster tsunami in a period to coming.
View interior of the NAD Aceh House of Escape Museum
the image shown the building when the tsunami disaster happen.
This Desain also loaded with local Content. Shaman dance as Hablumminannas reflection ( Relation concept usher human being in Islam) distilasi into pattern of fasade building. The light Of God, a space form of cylinder well flashing light to sky direction derepresent reflection from Hablumminallah ( concept of relation of human being and GOD, Allah SWT).
the other issue and link of this topic can be found here
Wednesday, September 12, 2007
An information about existence and history of "Candi Borobudur", stored in a INTERACTIVE CD format, Telling about all Aspect start from history, relief, arca, up to philosophy about The Luxury Candi or" BOROBUDUR" TEMPLE in this world is tidy in visual appearance as well as animation drawing you can get here.
The content of this "Candi Borobudur/BOROBUDUR TEMPLE" Interactive CD is using BAHASA Language,but if you want to get one in other language sush as an english / spanish language you can contact the maker of this Interactive CD at email@example.com
Budha statue inside of stupa in borobudur temple
restoration image of the borobudur temple can you found inside the cd with an interactive flash animation.
another restoration image at borobudur temple
the carving method in making of relief in borobudur temple
Preview flash of the Borobudur Temple movie can be play and found here :
Operating System : Microsoft Windows,
Proccesor : minimize Pentium, Memory : minimize 64 MB RAM
CD-ROM : minimize 16X , Sound Card : Compatibel.
This interactive CD have format of Flash Animation which is available in CD, you Can run in PC , For best appearance, you can use monitor resolution setting at 1024 x 768 pixel
If You want to purchase this nice interactive CD, please contact the owner below ...:
Perumahan Bumi Tirtanirmala Indah B4
Bantul - Jogjakarta
phone : + 62 81 2269 7315
Tuesday, September 11, 2007
Here is The nine projects selected by the 2007 Award Master Jury are:
Recipients of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in Kuala Lumpur, 4 September 2007
Samir Kassir Square, Beirut, Lebanon
Rehabilitation of the City of Shibam, Yemen
Central Market, Koudougou, Burkina Faso
University of Technology Petronas, Bandar Seri Iskandar, Malaysia
Restoration of the Amiriya Complex, Rada, Yemen
Moulmein Rise Residential Tower, Singapore
Royal Netherlands Embassy, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Rehabilitation of the Walled City, Nicosia, Cyprus
School in Rudrapur, Dinajpur, Bangladesh
The High Resolution image can be found here
1. Samir Kassir Square, Beirut, Lebanon: Award given to architect Vladimir Djurovic.
2. Rehabilitation of the City of Shibam, Yemen.
3. Central Market, Koudougou, Burkina Faso
4. University of Technology Petronas, Bandar Seri Iskandar, Malaysia
5. Restoration of Amiriya Compleks, Rada, Yaman.
6. Tower residensial Moulmein, Singapore: Award given to Wong Mun Summ dan Richard Hassell from WOHA Architects.
7. Netherlands Royal Embassy , Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Award Given to Netherland Architect Dick van Gameren and Bjarne Mastenbroek and Ethiopian architects ABBA Architects.
8. Rehabilitation of the Walled City, Nicosia, Cyprus
9. School in Rudrapur, Dinajpur, Bangladesh : Architect from : Austria andan Jerman Anna Heringer dan Eike Roswag sharing this award with the local communities and the volunterr from NGO Dipshikha.
About Aga Khan Award for Architecture.
Via Architectural Record.
Via Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).
Monday, September 10, 2007
Volunteer at West Coast Green: the First and Largest Residential Green Building Expo and Conference and attend the Full Conference for Free!
Attention green building enthusiasts and sustainable lifestyle fans: West Coast Green, the annual residential green building conference and expo is looking for volunteers for this year's event held at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco on September 20th - 22nd.
West Coast Green is seeking volunteers to help staff this year's conference, to be held at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco on September 20th – 22nd. As a volunteer, you will provide crucial support enabling the success of our conference. This is an amazing opportunity to see over 250 exhibitors of the latest innovative building materials, hear from the 220 leaders and visionaries in green building and experience how beautiful green can be firsthand by walking through the mkLotus show house by Michelle Kaufmann, celebrated architect of the Sunset Glidehouse.
Volunteer shifts will be a minimum of 6 hours in length, including a lunch break, though you are welcome to volunteer as many hours as you like. Food may be purchased at the conference or you may bring your lunch. In exchange for your shift, you will receive a full conference pass (a $575 value) with access to the mkLotus Showhouse, and a fabulous West Coast Green T-shirt!
Volunteer positions include:
Speaker room hosts
Waste Diversion assistants
Special events hosts
Interested in being at the center of the green building movement?
Sign up now with Genevieve Logan: genevieve(at)westcoastgreen(dot)com
Via : Treehugger