Ian Beck
  • Culture Cultures UNBUILT: Culture Cultures Featured in this week’s UNBUILT post, is Zherui Wang’s Coney Island Life Screen project. Check out his 3D model here. Zherui Wang Pratt Institute School of Architecture Lee and Norman Rosenfeld Award for Best Thesis Critic: Jason Lee, Michael Chen In Collaboration with Molly Mason   “We are only being offered one particular story […] No responses November 16, 2017
  • UNBUILT: Sui Generis Sui Generis Read the latest UNBUILT post and check out Joris’s 3D model on Modelo. Team: Concept/Fabrication: Joris Putteneers Video/Photo: Joris Putteneers Mentor: Corneel Cannaerts Virtual: Hybrid between the algorithmic process and human intervention Production time: 4 days 32 million polygons 34 GB production data Total render time: 125 hours   Humankind has developed a new form […] No responses July 28, 2017
  • UNBUILT: C.A.S.I.S UNBUILT: C.A.S.I.S Hyeun Jason Lee Yale University 2015 Architecture can operate in an exploratory vein where material and structure allow for experimental pursuits in form. Use of digital tools and software give access to entirely new languages of form, and make the building of anything nearly possible. In an era of discovery and exploration, not […] No responses July 27, 2017
  • Archelectic: Tangential Dreams Team: Architects: Mamou-Mani ltd. Engineers: Format Engineers Ltd. (Stephen Melville, James Solly, Will Pearson) LED Lighting: Street Communication SAS Build Team: Arthur Mamou-Mani, Maialen Calleja, Philip Olivier, Eira Mooney, Aaron Porterfield, Antony Dobrzensky, Laura Nica, Karina Pitis, Hamish Macpherson, Jon Goodbun, Yannick Yamanga, Matthew Springer, Joshua NG, Lola Chaine, Dror BenHay, Junbing Jiang, Knaan Kirshenbaum, […] No responses July 26, 2017
  • Archelectic: Nature Concert Hall Project Details: Project Address: Gauja National Park, Sigulda, Latvia Client: association “Nature Concert Hall” Project Author: architecture office DJA (Didzis Jaunzems Architecture) — Didzis Jaunzems, Klinta Pickaine Area: 150 m2 Engineers: “Veldrums and Partners” Ltd. Builders: “Hanza Film Service” Ltd. Photos: Ernests Sveisbergs Year: August 2014 The Pavilion / stage for “Nature Concert Hall” is designed as […] No responses July 25, 2017
  • Design Manifestos: Raegan Porter of FGM Architects Design Manifestos: Raegan Porter of FGM Architects Raegan Porter (Photograph courtesy of FGM Architects) Raegan Porter is a Registered Interior Designer with a diverse background in recreation, municipal, educational and contract design. She is the Municipal Interior Design Leader for FGM Architects located in Oak Brook, Illinois. Raegan has a unique ability to understand her client’s needs […] No responses February 7, 2017
  • Design Manifestos: Trace Jacques of ESG Architects Design Manifestos: Trace Jacques of ESG Architects Trace Jacques (Photograph courtesy of ESG Architects) Trace Jacques, AIA, CID is a Partner at ESG Architects in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Even though Trace is a senior design principal involved in every area of ESG’s expertise, he remains a hands-on leader. Trace is keenly aware of the ways in which new […] No responses February 2, 2017
  • Design Manifestos: Matías Imbern of I+GC [ar] Design Manifestos: Matías Imbern of I+GC [ar] Matías Imbern (Image courtesy of I+GC [ar]) Matías Imbern obtained his Master in Design and Technology with honors from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University (GSD). His research is focused on the strategic interaction between digital technologies and material systems applied to architecture. He currently serves as Tenure […] No responses January 24, 2017
  • Design Manifestos: Paulo Martins-Barata of PROMONTORIO Design Manifestos: Paulo Martins-Barata of PROMONTORIO Paulo Martins-Barata (Image courtesy of PROMONTORIO) Paulo Martins-Barata is a Partner of Lisbon-based PROMONTORIO. He was born in Lisbon in 1965, studied architecture under Fernando Távora at Porto School of Architecture (1983) and holds a MArch from the Technical University of Lisbon (1988), an MBA from Edinburgh University (1991) and […] No responses January 17, 2017
  • Design Manifestos: Stephen Boyd and Jeff DiBattista of DIALOG Design Manifestos: Stephen Boyd and Jeff DiBattista of DIALOG Stephen Boyd (Left) and Jeff DiBattista (Right) Photographs courtesy of DIALOG Modelo recently interviewed Stephen Boyd and Jeff DiBattista of DIALOGbased in Edmonton, Canada. Stephen is an Architect and offers an outstanding combination of design talent and project management skills. He has shown this in a variety of projects in […] No responses January 10, 2017