Great Dezeen article on these homes in China built for disaster relief zones that incorporate urban agriculture into the roofs of the houses. Seems they employed recognisable, replicable simple local building techniques too.
Mucking about making hyperbolic parabolas this weekend. Column tests still to do... The YouTube video link below is next on my list of things to make & test: https://youtu.be/EigzNppsQp8
Extract from the draft of my project-related cultural context report - word count was too large so had to delete it from the final export (images via e-architecture using this link here) Located at Brockholes Nature Reserve just off of the M6 at Junction 31, it is a floating structure built on-top of a deep… Continue reading Precedent | Brockholes Visitor Centre by Adam Kahn Architects
Extract from my project-related cultural context report (David Chipperfield Architects images seen on their website using this link): The Neues Museum in Berlin illustrates how a variety of conservation processes may be employed harmoniously to complement each other where a variety of different conditions exist on the same site. It has been ‘conserved, rehabilitated, reconstructed and… Continue reading Precedent | Neues Museum by David Chipperfield Architects with Julian Harrap
Extract from my project-related cultural context report (images from the Architecture Norway website via this link): A couple of parallels can be drawn between the brief and the work of Norwegian architect Sverre Fehn. First and foremost, his general working methodology shares a common thread with the project as he adopts narratives to guide the… Continue reading Precedent | Hedmark Museum by Sverre Fehn
Cased out Soton's maker community premises. They've got a pretty good set up there. 3D printers, soldering station, laser cutter, metal lathe, circular saw etc etc. Was loving it! Going to join I reckon. Might try making one of these one day even. Several of the guys had made their own 3D printer. People were… Continue reading So Make It Southampton