Richard Rogers + Architects: From the House to the City

Monday, May 30, 2011



An interesting exhibition of Richard Rogers and partners' work exhibiting in Singapore URA Centre ground floor atrium from 21 May to 23 July 2011.
to find out more...

Al Faisaliah Complex

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Playing a key part in Riyadh’s urban development, the 240,000-square-metre Al Faisaliah Complex is centred around Saudi Arabia’s first skyscraper - a distinctive 267-metre-high office tower - alongside a five-star hotel, a banqueting and conference centre, luxury apartments and a three-storey retail mall. to find out more...
Image and Passage via http://openbuildings.com/buildings/al-faisaliah-complex-profile-2048?_show_description=1
Related links:
http://www.e-architect.co.uk/saudi_arabia/al_faisaliah_riyadh.htm

Helio Trace Facade System

Friday, May 27, 2011

"The HelioTrace Façade System can trace the path of the sun over the course of a day and a year to significantly reduce solar heat gain while maximizing daylight and views for building users." to find out more...
Related links:-
http://www.adaptivebuildings.com/permea-surface.html
Passage and Image via http://www.som.com/content.cfm/heliotrace_facade_animation

Form follows Performance 形式追随性能

Thursday, May 26, 2011

"We believe that in sustainable design the really significant decisions happen in the early stages. Hence the focus of this blog is on green building design tools for architects and planners that are easy to learn and apply. To be successful in the architectural community these tools shall be interactive and provide visually comprehensible output. " to find out more...
Passage via http://www.formfollowsperformance.com/ 

Other links:-
http://www.metropolismag.com/story/20081217/form-follows-performance
http://icd.uni-stuttgart.de/?p=1648
http://www.architecture.uwaterloo.ca/faculty_projects/terri/carbon-aia/tools1.html#BIM 
http://dfabnus.wordpress.com/
Cn:-
http://wenku.baidu.com/view/2ebd87f6ba0d4a7302763a51.html

Modulightor Rising

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

"When Paul Rudolph designed 246 in the early 90's, the zoning of that time allowed a 9-story structure, and a building permit was issued. In 1994 the area was downzoned and now, 20 years after - the original 4-story structure will be increased by two additional sistered duplexes in the Rudolph DNA." to find out more...
Passage and Image via http://paulrudolph.blogspot.com/2011/03/modulightor-rising.html
Related links:-
http://www.paulrudolph.org/
http://www.greatbuildings.com/architects/Paul_Rudolph.html
http://reallyarchitecture.blogspot.com/2007/01/one-foreign-architect-in-singapore.html

Rethinking Mallorca’s Seafront

Monday, May 23, 2011

Registration date : May 15 ~ Oct 15 2011
"The call is public and is open to all of the undergraduate architectural students as well as related careers: Engineering, Urbanism, Design, etc. that can prove by the means of an official document (registration receipt, student id., etc.) their condition as a student at the moment the inscription process is opened, as well as postgraduate students who have a degree that is no more than 3 years old (this way we consider it to be a continuing student). Participation can be individual or in groups, with a maximum of 6 contestants per group. Groups of different nationalities as well as different universities are welcomed." to find out more...
Passage via Guillermo Carone co-founder of www.archmedium.com
Image via http://en.archmedium.com/Competitions.php

Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

Image featuring Transbay Transit Center by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. to find out more...
Image via http://www.pcparch.com/#/projects/transportation/transbay-transit-center-and-tower/

Lloyds Building

"The Lloyd's Buil­ding by Richard Rogers Partnership, is one of the fa­mous mo­dern buil­dings in Lon­don com­ple­ted in 1986."to find out more...
Image via http://eng.archinform.net/projekte/2731.htm

Middelfart Savings Bank

Image featuring Middelfart Savings Bank by 3XN Architects via ArtHitecural. to find out more...
Image via http://www.arthitectural.com/3xn-architects-middelfart-savings-bank/

ACROS Fukuoka Hall


Image featuring ACROS Fukuoka Hall by Fukuoka Emilio Ambasz and Associates. to find out more...
Image via http://ojisanjake.blogspot.com/2011/04/acros-fukuoka.html

International Journal of Design

Sunday, May 22, 2011

"The International Journal of Design is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to publishing research papers in all fields of design, including industrial design, visual communication design, interface design, animation and game design, architectural design, urban design, and other design related field." to find out more...

Clean Energy Tower

Image featuring Clean Technology Tower in Chicago, designed by Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill architectural firm. to find out more...
Image via http://inhabitat.com/smooth-operator-the-clean-technology-tower/

Manitoba Hydro Place

Friday, May 20, 2011

"Manitoba Hydro Place, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, by Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Smith Carter Architects and Engineers" to find out more...
Image via http://www.eco-structure.com/awards/aia-announces-2010-cote-award-winners.aspx

Waffle urbanism

Thursday, May 19, 2011

"In his 1964 book, Investigations in Collective Form,Fumihiko Maki defined the basic concept of megastructure, writing: 'The megastructure is a large frame in which all the functions of a city or part of a city are housed... In a sense, it is a humanmade feature of the landscape.' " to find out more...
Passage and Image via http://www.domusweb.it/en/architecture/waffle-urbanism/

Related links:

Word Architecture Festival

"World Architecture Festival is the world's largest, live, truly inclusive and interactive global architectural awards programme. It is a unique meeting point for architects, suppliers and clients, attracting hundreds of entries and visitors from all over the world." to find out more...
Passage and Image via http://www.worldarchitecturefestival.com/what-is-waf.cfm

The Pinnacle @ Duxton

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Image featuring The Pinnacle, Duxton Plain by arc studio, Singapore.
Image via http://architecturelab.net/pinnacle-duxton-singapore-by-arc-studio-architecture-urbanism-12543/

Kaohsiung Port Terminal

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Image featuring Kaohsiung Port Terminal by Reiser + Umemoto architects. to find out more...
Image from http://www.reiser-umemoto.com/

Harry Seidler and Associates

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Image featuring Capita Centre Sdyney by Harry Seidler and Associates. to find out more...
Image from http://www.seidler.net.au/
Sketchup Model available at http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/details?mid=21f12d3f23663c8d8dba43e9767036d5

Interesting Facade by rare architecture

Monday, May 09, 2011

"Rare architecture is an office for research, architecture and experimentation. Projects range from the scale of the Object to the Urban. We stress the need to establish a tailored response, which implies a singular design process for each project with an adapted use of our network of competences. Mixing different endeavours we sensibly apply transversal thinking between teaching, research and commissions." to find out more...
Image via http://www.r-are.net/
Passage from http://news.r-are.net/

When Light Works

Disturbing as it had rekindled my passion on architectural theories, once again, and to think that I can visualize Rem Koohlaas and Peter Eisenman at each other’s neck, almost literally, discussing at length in AA London, discussing on the various points of how their design strategies have changed the way they conceptualized form. to find out more...
Image via http://whenlightswork.net/guerrilla-lighting/singapore-guerrilla-lighting-workshop-2010-video/
Passage via http://whenlightswork.net/kay-poh/super-critical-should-we-theorize-architecture-or-can-theories-define-architecture/

Hong Kong Shanghai Bank HQ

Sunday, May 08, 2011


Images featuring Hong Kong Shanghai Bank HQ by Foster and Partners. to find out more...
Images via http://www.fosterandpartners.com/projects/0501/default.aspx

Kanchanjunga Apartments

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Interesting featuring of Kanchanjunga Apartments, Mumbai, Charles Correa by Identity housing. to find out more...

Willis [Sears] Tower

Monday, May 02, 2011


"The design of the Willis Tower, formerly Sears Tower, was a major step towards exemplifying and defining the SOM way in which a building’s structure naturally informs its exterior profile and appearance. " to find out more...
Images via http://www.som.com/content.cfm/sears_tower_observation_deck
Passage via http://www.som.com/content.cfm/sears_tower

Nagakin Capsule Tower



A relook at Nagakin Capsule Tower, Tokyo by Kisho Kurokawa.
Images via http://harboproject.blogspot.com/2009/08/nakagin-capsule-tower-tokyo-1972.html

Abu Dhabi Investment Council HQ

Sunday, May 01, 2011



"Aedas was appointed to design the new Abu Dhabi Investment Council (ADIC) headquarters, Al Bahr Towers, following an invited international competition for twin landmark office towers in Abu Dhabi." to find out more...
Images and Passage via http://aedasresearch.com/features/view/advanced-modelling/project/al-bahr-towers
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