Danish architects BIG are on a roll , right now have won the competition ( by invitation ) for the designing of the new National Gallery of Greenland , located in the capital city Nuuk , and have done it unanimously passing through over six other proposals Scandinavian architects groups ( Snøhetta , Heikkinen – Komonen , … ) . The fact is that should be recognized that BIG are experts in making architectural that functions as an icon -object , and based on there ‘ fun ‘ a bit . We were very positively surprised that this time the roof of the building is only that , the cover .
The museum looks like a large lotus flower with a round base in the center, where each of the “petals” correspond to a gallery, with skylights that light up the point of the interior of curved walls. The taller has a height of 60 meters.All the collected rainwater is forwarded to their roofs up the middle to the lower part of the the building, later it is recycled to create a continuously cylindrical source with a waterfall, although some of this water is also used in the toilets of the museum. Read the rest of this entry »
On December - 10 - 2010 1 COMMENT
Spectacular is not it? This is the Qatar National Convention Centre designed by the Japanese Yamasaki Architects, which will open its doors in 2011.The first thing that came to mind watching the project is a great old tree from the trunk and large branches carried in the year 3000, even though my personal idea is a little crazy, we all have to admit the iconic design and avant-garde This imposing structure which also is the first between the structures of its kind to be awarded the Gold certification “in energy and environmental design green building promoted by the Council of the United States. Read the rest of this entry »
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Curvilinear walls covered with Chinese ceramics on the campus of the Academy of the Arts in China. CAFA Art Museum in Beijing China, by Arata Isozaki & Associates. The curved walls of the exterior of CAFA Art Museum, located at the northeast corner of the campus of the Chinese Academy of Arts (CAFA) is lined with classic Chinese ceramics. Read the rest of this entry »
Dream and Fly is a concept of micro-hotel for hours. Inspired by the nature of a matrix, this space is intended to convey a feeling of protection, in contrast to the movement and agitation of the outside world – a world of four dimensions, static, but dynamic as the safety, comfort, tranquility and isolation are the features in this hotel of micro bubbles. Ideal for areas with large concentrations of people such as airports, seaports, events, resorts, fairs, where mobility is necesaria.Dirigido passengers in transit, airports, safaris, macro events with no time to travel to the nearest hotel. The bubbles are small luxury rooms with a bathroom and bedroom, offering a new kind of comfort, high technology, reduction to the essentials, and low cost.