Monday, April 14, 2008

Cultural center in Santo Domingo, Colombia

The edge in the mountain town consists of an intricate network of trails product of displacement and topography in a waste of green space as a result of their inability to build on it, this network operates as a small meeting places. This cultural center in Santo Domingo, Colombia, is the real future of post-apocalyptic architecture to look like. Architect Giancarlo Mazzanti dispenses with the obtrusive and predictable rearrangements of glass, steal and concrete phallic references with this organically inspired beacon of grounded, yet ethereal modernity.

The project raises the construction of a series of three volumes that pose a cliff, ARTIFICIAL ROCKS, thus relate to the geography, the way the building has to do with the grades rocks in the mountaintops, rocks are illuminated to create an image that serves as a symbol of the city and enhance urban development and public activity in the area.

This design invites everyone closer without the subconscious feeling you are merely a visitor in someone else’s domain. Inside reflects all the stark minimalist ideas we come to expect from most modern art/cultural showcases, with sharp angles and the inoffensive use of white paint and pale woods.

Architect : Giancarlo Mazzanti
Location : Santo Domingo, Colombia
Year contest : 2005 2007 5500 m2
Structure Concrete : Sergio Tobón
Steel Structure : Alberto Ashner
Photography : Sergio Gomez

apart-hotel design by Tim Payne

Designed by Tim Pyne. Parking lots are a sometime necessary blight of urban landscapes and a cheap way for landowners to generate income with minimal financial commitment. That being the case, there are more parking lots in some areas than needed and much of this real estate goes mostly unused.

Enter London based Architect Tim Pyne. He has conceptualized a practical and stylish apart-hotel design for all those empty lots that is both profitable for the land owners and environmentally responsible. By creating reusable 500 sq. ft. pods that can be individually trucked in and stacked up, these modular living spaces are perfect for business travelers looking for comfortable alternatives to hotels. Exterior walls can be branded or stylized(using bus-film technology) in any decor to better fit local attitudes or sponsored initiatives.

When the property owners want their land back(as a result of this urban revitalizing idea), this apart-hotel can simply be trucked into the next empty lot and start the cycle all over again, leaving nothing behind but one lingering question…where does all the poop go?

Guggenheim Hermitage Museum in Vilnius, Lithuania

A new Guggenheim Hermitage Museum in Vilnius, Lithuania by well known architect " Zaha Hadid ". Zaha Hadid’s design flaunts conceptual characteristics like fluidity, velocity and lightness in a way that make the structure appear to be floating just above the urban landscape.

The museums glossy, metallic surfaces are a clear indication of the future architectural language matching the cultural aims of the new Hermitage Guggenheim Vilnius Project. Queen Amidala could not be reached for comment.

Designer: Zaha Hadid
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Sunday, April 13, 2008

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