How would the first pedal cycle have looked if the pioneers of the bike had had today’s advanced materials to work with?
Environmental design project, for a multipurpose room, the foyer of the Pavilion of Knowledge, a science museum in Lisbon.
The exterior corner detail and the so called umbrella structure within the terminal building operate as the two main architectural details around which all of the airport functions are organised.
A soft object which deforms and mutates with every movement of its temporary habitants.
The house is a solid monolithic concrete block opened up through carvings, each carving becomes a place itself, some fitting just a single person, others more.
Furniture and lighting by designer Tom Dixon creates a setting with an industrial yet subdued and comfortable atmosphere.
These 3D reconstructions and the visualisations show a building that would have been an architectural icon for Zurich’s cityscape.
Schiecentrale Phase 4b consists of a striking new structure built around the north-west sides of the old Schiecentrale building.
The small shelter explores the traditional artisan technique in Mexico of ‘papel picado’ or paper cutting – it is made from a semi-transparent membrane with floral embroidery on its skin that filters light through to the interior.
The black roof is the feature of this house which regulates the light over the rest of the house developed at ground floor level.
References in the design process point to both the image of the ‘tree’, the hazelnut trees in the City of Hasselt’s coat of arms, and steel structures in the once industrial- and Art Nouveau-influenced area.
A serial conic canopy made of expanded metal mesh – in the Beijing Olympic Park adjacent to the Beijing National Stadium.
Grimshaw completes first project in Asia, inspired by the form of an oxbow lake.
A peaceful meditative space is designed for people of all beliefs with a view of promoting peace and freedom as opposed to war. Captured void becomes a monument.
The transparent base, that supports the three upper levels and reunites the functions is considered an illusion box composed of intervals in the functional spaces, such as sliding doors and a mirror.
A corten steel clad volume sits atop a smooth fair faced concrete ground base opening up to the rear creating a sheltered L-shaped veranda.
An alternative innovative, smart and sustainable mobile dwelling.
An urban ‘suspended’ shelf creates the opportunity to meet spatial requirements by nearly doubling the existing floor surface.
The design of the house places the carport on the roof with the residence below with access over the bridge, accentuating the floating feeling.
The highlight of this design is the wooden partition which incorporates the reception desk with a form deriving from an acoustic wave.