[DIGITALLY-INSPIRED] Presented at the Artefact festival in Leuven, Belgium earlier this year, "Time-tilings [stuk]" consist in four site-specific installations. Projections on the different floors of the STUK building highlight the patterns found in the tiles or the wooden floor.
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[GAME-INSPIRED] When asked to build a sports facility in Port Hedland, a small town in Western Australia, ARM Architecture drew inspiration from its climate. The intense weather patterns of the town, such as to tropical cyclones and intense heat, were translated into the architecture of the building.
[CONCEPT] The old London power station that appears on the Pink Floyd album, Animals gets an amazing makeover in this amazing project . This project is the winner of a competition organized by ArchTrimph which goal was to rehabilitate the crumbling building.
[CONCEPT] The race for the first 3D printed home has started! One of the contenders is the Protohouse 2.0 imagined by Softkill Design. This plastic structure is the second version of a prototype unveiled at the end of 2012.
[DIGITALLY-INSPIRED] Black and white sublimes the geometry of these close ups of contemporary constructions. We lose our bearings to the point that the imposing architecture becomes an abstract landscape.
[DIGITALLY-INSPIRED] Presented during the London Design Week, "Walk The Light" is an interactive work by Cinimod Studio exhibited at the V&A. As the visitor walks in a colorful corridor, he is being followed by a band of white light.
[CONCEPT] To counter balance the effects of the natural phenomenons happening in coastal Japan, Xiaofeng Mei imagined an organic architecture which could easily adapt to this somewhat hostile environnement.
[CONCEPT] The Urbasee tool offers a new way of presenting architectural projects. Using augmented reality, one can visualize a building in 3D on his tablet or smartphone (iOS & Android) through a special app.
[CONCEPT] A solution to Heathrow congestion problems could be to create a new airport on the Thames estuary. Foster + Partners already presented a project last year, and this time Gensler unveils its own take on the idea.