Curatorial Philosophy

Tuesday, March 23, 2010


"The result of the gallery's curatorial process is evident in the rotating exhibitions of represented artists and designers showing work that shares both a modern aesthetic and sustainable minded conceptual or media element.
Jordan Witkov, 360SEE director and owner, hand picks artists and designers from around the country and the world exhibiting offerings exclusive to Chicago, the region, and the country." to find out more...

Shanghai expo 2010

39days' count down from now stated in the official Shanghai Expo 2010 website. Some Amazing expo pavilions for your browsing pleasure. to find out more...

Taipei Pop Music Center by Reiser Umemoto

Sunday, March 21, 2010

"The Taipei Pop Music Center features a gradient of mixed-use spaces, from the fully public realm to the interior of the auditorium, allows the visitor to partake of the event dynamic however they choose to visit this complex. Whether they plan a night of music or are browsing the myriad shops, markets, cafes, and restaurants, the complex will be a 24-hour attraction independent of the schedule of performances in the theaters." to find out more...
Passage & Image from http://www.reiser-umemoto.com/

iluma

Thursday, March 18, 2010

A shopping mall by WOHA in Bugis, Singapore worth a look for an architectural exploration. The spatial effect is really overwhelming and luxury but the design elements is filled with fluidness.

Container City

Tuesday, March 16, 2010


"Containers are an extremely flexible method of construction, being both modular in shape, extremely strong structurally and readily available. Container Cities offer an alternative solution to traditional space provision. They are ideal for office and workspace, live-work and key-worker housing." to find out more...
Passage via http://www.containercity.com/

Green Living - Cargo Containers Recycling by DeMaria Design Associates

"This project is a Recycled Steel Shipping Container based building that also employs a combination of conventional stick frame construction and prefabricated assemblies. These materials result in an end product that is affordable and nearly indestructable. The modified containers are mold proof, fire proof, termite proof, structurally superior to wood framing and along with various other “components” come together to create a system/kit of parts that is predicated on cost savings, construction timesavings, and energy/environmentally conscious priorities. Seventy percent of the building is efficiently created/assembled in a controlled shop environment where quality construction and fabrication are the highest priority." to find out more...

100 11th Avenue by Jean Nouvel

Monday, March 15, 2010

"The building's gently curving curtain wall of different sized panes of colorless glass - each set in a unique angle and torque - will sheath one of the most meticulously customized, high performance residential addresses in the nation. This dazzling window pattern will frame splendid views from within the tower while producing an exterior texture that serves as a poetic analog for the vibrancy, density and changeability of New York City." to find out more...
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The Circle at Zurich Airport by Riken Yamamoto

Sunday, March 14, 2010


"One year after the kickoff of the international architectural competition for «The Circle», Riken Yamamoto & Field Shop, a Japanese architectural firm, was selected by a jury from over 90 high-calibre entries from twelve countries. The project involves an upscale complex for innovative services within walking distance of the terminals. As the next step, the draft will be further refined within the scope of a preliminary study to address the specific requirements of the owner. Subject to compliance with the specifications regarding cost-effectiveness, gestalt, and functionality, construction is scheduled to begin in 2012." to find out more...
To find out more from the official website http://www.thecircle.ch/en/home.html
Passage and Image from http://akichiatlas.com/CircleAtZurichAirport/

Lightmos Thonglor by Architectkidd

Saturday, March 13, 2010


A fascinating design facade by architectkidd. The design is an reinterpretation of shop facade in the streets of Bangkok. to find out more...
Image via google image & http://www.contemporist.com/2009/11/23/lightmos-thonglor-by-architectkidd/

Soccer City Stadium by Boogertman and Partners

"Designed by Boogertman Urban Edge and Partners in partnership with Populous the stadium in Johannesburg has undergone a major upgrade for the 2010 tournament, with a new design inspired by traditional African pottery." to find out more...
For more information of the stadium http://www.soccercity2010.co.za/
Passage & Image via


Metaxourgeio by Maynardarchitects


Interesting projects by Maynard Architects. to find out more...

Mediating Architecture Process and Technology

Sunday, March 07, 2010

"The Housing Project Villa Kulla is a new urban town with room for creativity, sustainability and temporary buildings. The Project addresses the fine thoughts described in the brief, concerning the imagination of an urban town in constant growth and change. A town where every owner is his own master. The plan is solved strategically as a game board, where rules are free, except from the technical construction principals. The Plan contains of 32 passive houses and two community houses. The Ground floor satisfies the necessary needs of a small family, on first and second floor the families are free to build whatever they like. This is where the odd houses, the roof terraces, the diversity and romance will appear. " to find out more...
Passage and Image from http://www.mapt.dk/
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