Monday, October 30, 2006
posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 2:28 PM

Gage/clemenceau studio.

This is an architectural office in New York. Architects works and teach at the Columbia University. This studio partecipated to the competition of Tsunami memorial museum. Visit their site.

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Sunday, October 29, 2006
posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 11:00 PM

Zaha Hadid won.

The most famous female architect won an italian competition. At this link you can find some boards about the project.

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Thursday, October 26, 2006
posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 7:29 PM

Maxwell render.

The best rendering engine is used by Yosuke Okaue. See the gallery of this professional cg artist.

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posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 3:38 PM



Voronoi application.

Elegant Embellishments is developing a decorative, three-dimensional architectural tile that can be installed quickly to reduce air pollution in urban environments. The tiles provide councils, developers, and designers with the ability to rapidly improve urban environments in terms of air quality and visual appeal. We are developing this tile with Millenium Chemicals TiO2.

Thanks to arch.Andrea Graziano for links.

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posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 3:13 PM

Zaha Hadid in New York.

On the site of Flickr you will find interesting photos of the show of Zaha Hadid to the museum Guggheneim in New York. Recent projects are exposed with plastic and tables.

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Wednesday, October 25, 2006
posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 12:40 AM

Arquitectum.com

This is a very nice site where you can find a lot of competitions for students. The quality is elevated.

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posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 12:20 AM

Zaha Hadid's new museum in Italy.

At this link you can find some interesting project of Zaha H. Europaconcorsi is the most famous reviewed competition site visited in Italy.

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Monday, October 23, 2006
posted by massimiliano de leo at 5:23 AM

SPACE FOR MUSIC

Designed by architect Frank Gehry, Walt Disney Concert Hall, new home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, is designed to be one of the most acoustically sophisticated concert halls in the world, providing both visual and aural intimacy for an unparalleled musical experience.

Through the vision and generosity of Lillian Disney, the Disney family, and many other individual and corporate donors, the city will enjoy one of the finest concert halls in the world, as well as an internationally recognized architectural landmark.

From the stainless steel curves of its striking exterior to the state-of-the-art acoustics of the hardwood-paneled main auditorium, the 3.6-acre complex embodies the unique energy and creative spirit of the city of Los Angeles and its orchestra.

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posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 5:21 AM


About the architectural search, the architect Giorgio Comoglio he has organized a show of the inherent jobs to the laboratory of Architectural planning II at the Politecnico di Torino.






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posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 4:42 AM

Sci_arc scripting workshop.

Massi, the president of the association ApiuSurface, has made a post on his blog on the scriptings used to the Sci_arc in a workshop in this summer at Los Angeles.

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posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 4:33 AM

Dag's thesis degree.

Dag, one member of ApiuSurface association, has graduated with full votes with a thesis on the architectural planning: Moesgard museum. See other photos at this link.

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Sunday, October 22, 2006
posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 5:37 PM


METAvilla_French Pavillion.

While the rest of the biennale pavilions are showing images and concepts, creators of the French pavilion are living in the given space. They have a kitchen, a sleeping place, a bar, an office, a party space, a watch tower, storage space, and a sauna. Plus wireless internet and wine for everybody. This place, Metavilla, is constructed out of scaffolding, the temporary framework used for construction. This modular system of metal pipes creates a raw aesthetic blended into the honest atmosphere and we experience a great architectural statement. They are the real in the reality of architecture.

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Saturday, October 21, 2006
posted by dag at 9:50 PM

Exhibitions (in newly-opened OMA designed reuse of Zollverein Kohllenwasche):

Open House: Architecture and Technology for Intelligent Living
(Vitra Design Museum/Art Center College of Design)
Entry Paradise
(trendburo)
Groundswell
(MoMA)
Talking Cities
(urban drift productions)
Second Skin
(Cooper Hewitt)

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posted by elena at 9:10 PM

Digital colors.

In this site you can find some important tips about photoshop and other...for example, Wath is better? working in Rgb or CMYK?

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Wednesday, October 18, 2006
posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 9:05 PM

Zaha Hadid realizes a car.

Exhibited alongside the Forest of Towers will be a 1:1 scale maquette of the Z.Car, Hadid’s first excursion into automotive design.
 
posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 8:51 PM

Lindenmayer Systems.

in Architecture Nature's growth processes as generators of architectural design. This is an intersting site about generative process in architecture with input system of environmnet and mel script.
link

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posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 8:08 PM

The very many.

"Non c'e' niente di particolarmente complicato, almeno al nostro livello di utilizzatori di Rhino che vogliono farsi qualche strumento personalizzato. Ma non e' nemmeno una cosa cosi' immediata e banale. Non e' come prendere l'autobus. E' come guidare un'auto o una moto: bisogna prima imparare e poi vai dove vuoi, mentre per l'autobus non devi imparare niente, ma l'autobus ti porta sempre nello stesso posto. E la cosa va benissimo per chi non deve cambiare destinazione, mentre invece puo' dare qualche problema a chi dovesse andare in un altro posto. Se ci si appassiona, come per tutte le cose, lo studio non pesa, anzi diventa divertente. Se invece ci si annoia, forse e' meglio passare ad altro, altrimenti rischia di diventare una bella rottura di scatole ... ;)"
_Enrico Morello

_Rhino script in ITA
_http://www.theverymany.net/

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posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 7:36 PM


SPAM! architecture.

Are you tired for your daily spam mail? Don't worry, this is your solution. Now you can utilize spam for realize art! The images from the Spam Architecture series are generated by a computer program that accepts as input, junk email. Various patterns, keywords and rhythms found in the text are translated into three-dimensional modeling gestures.


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posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 5:00 PM

Studio PLOT: new site.


My friend Josh answer me about the site of Plot...the domain www.plot.dk is out of order...because they have a new site, they are divided in two architecture studio : PLOT= BIG + JDS

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posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 2:44 PM

Social Housing in Madrid.

Thom Mayne of Morphosis and Begoña Diaz-Urgorri of B + DU Estudio de Arquitectura have designed a low-rise village bounded by a slender tower on one side and a mid-rise building on another and incorporated "elements of traditonal detached villas - loggias, green spaces, and domestic scale - into a large-scale project. According to the catalogue, the scheme "radically transforms the anonymous character of the conventional low-income housing block" and "a precast concrete grid forms the lattisceowrk of the folded facade," adding that "large communal gardens, shared courtyards, and smaller private patios are interspersed throughout."

_Continuities of incomplete.
_Pdf of show.
_video

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posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 2:36 PM


Yale student work.

The studio will investigate the nature of Chicago’s zoning code, the realities of high-rise construction and the market forces that shape urban structures. See Beeby for more info.

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posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 2:03 AM


Frames and Membrane.


Founded in 1881, the Architectural League is a non-profit forum based in New York City for contemporary architecture, urbanism and design.

Check this video.

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posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 1:53 AM


Only from MIT.

See this video...in the future we drawing on the wall with a eletronic pen and simply pushing a virtual button we can animate our sketches.

Click me.

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posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 1:18 AM

Human genome research.

This discovery will create a new kind of architectural reserch, i'm sure. The MIT is just studying the application of the visualization of genome in some Master degrees. Here there are a perfect diagram built by Ben Fry.

Link

You can see the genome Valence also in the film HULK and MINORITY REPORT.


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posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 1:12 AM


Caltrans District 7 Headquarters.


In the new issue of The Plan you can read about this intersting building made by Morphosis in LA. Finally now i can see a lot of detail in section.

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posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 12:55 AM


Softlabnyc.


This is an intersting flash site of STUDIOLAB, from NYcity. They create a very strange project. See the fabrication section: Mel script + prototyping.

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posted by DAVIDE DEL GIUDICE at 12:39 AM


Scripting in Turin.

In this video we can see scripting using as a tool of initial geometries studies for the roof of a building in Turin. The title is "Create double complex curvature using standard aluminum panels".
In this resarch there is an italian architect: Caterina Tiazzoldi, Awesome!



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