• Design Manifestos: Alex Hogrefe of Visualizing Architecture Design Manifestos: Alex Hogrefe of Visualizing Architecture Alex Hogrefe of Visualizing Architecture Alex Hogrefe created his website, Visualizing Architecture, in the summer of 2009 while he was a student at Miami University of Ohio working towards a Master of Architecture degree. The original intention was to use the website as a means to communicate to his […] Ian Beck No responses December 28, 2016
  • Design Manifestos: Alex Hogrefe of Visualizing Architecture Design Manifestos: Alex Hogrefe of Visualizing Architecture Alex Hogrefe of Visualizing Architecture Alex Hogrefe created his website, Visualizing Architecture, in the summer of 2009 while he was a student at Miami University of Ohio working towards a Master of Architecture degree. The original intention was to use the website as a means to communicate to his […] Ian Beck No responses December 26, 2016
  • Terrain Vague: Philadelphia Granary Terrain Vague: Philadelphia Granary Thomas Soldiviero The Catholic University of America Fall 2014 The Philadelphia Granary was once a vital urban agricultural repository, providing the city adequate storage solutions for grains. New distribution methods led to the abandonment of the facility in the 1950s. This proposal seeks to re-establish the warehouse as a museum of […] Ian Beck No responses December 19, 2016
  • Fabric Forms Fabric Forms Team Members: Joseph Sarafian & Ron Culver Instructor: Julia Koerner UCLA Architecture and Urban Design Website: Form Found Design Why should casting concrete be a static process? Variation in design has necessitated a variable formwork, capable of adapting to new forms and new methods of construction. This independent study at UCLA AUD combined the […] Ian Beck No responses December 15, 2016
  • Design Manifestos: Israel Olmos of BBGM Design Manifestos: Israel Olmos of BBGM Israel Olmos (Photograph courtesy of BBGM) Israel Olmos, AIA, LEED AP BD+C is an Associate and Senior Designer with BBGM in Washington, D.C. He carries a wide skill-set in design and extensive knowledge in the planning and development of projects. His vast rendering expertise also enhances the translation of the design for a […] Ian Beck No responses December 13, 2016
  • Archelectic: Manifold Pavilion Archelectic: Manifold Pavilion The Minafold Pavilion is an exploration in material performance. Rather than treating sustainability as a checklist of material choices, this canopy poses the question, “Can the properties of a single material be maximized to achieve minimal waste and compose a visual performance?” The pavilion encompassed a 10x10x8’ volume, while only weighing 100 lbs. […] Ian Beck No responses December 7, 2016
  • Archelectic: House in Koidu Village Archelectic: House in Koidu Village House in Koidu Village (Photograph by Tõnu Tunnel courtesy of Kadarik Tüür Arhitektid OÜ) Design: Kadarik Tüür Arhitektid OÜ Client: Tarmo Hillep Location: Koidu Village, Saue Parish, Harju County, Estonia Structural design: Printsiip OÜ Builder: Villi Kirjanen Gross useable floor space: 157,7 m2 Lot size: 2079 m² Start of work: 2014 Completion […] Ian Beck No responses December 1, 2016
  • Design Manifestos: Sarah Hempstead of Schmidt Associates Design Manifestos: Sarah Hempstead of Schmidt Associates Sarah Hempstead (Photograph courtesy of Schmidt Associates) Sarah Hempstead is an expert at combining inspiration and perspiration alongside owners to deliver signature solutions with a purpose. As the CEO of Schmidt Associates in Indianapolis, Indiana and the Principal-in-Charge of the Higher Education Studio, she brings her master-led approach to each […] Ian Beck No responses November 29, 2016
  • Design Manifestos: Hannah Hackathorn of Unispace Design Manifestos: Hannah Hackathorn of Unispace Hannah Hackathorn (Photograph courtesy of Unispace) Hannah Hackathorn is a Design Principal at Unispace in New York, New York. She lends 15 years of large-scale corporate workplace expertise to the design of progressive environments for a myriad of client types. Human-centered in her approach, Hannah believes that workplaces should function for the […] Ian Beck No responses November 22, 2016
  • UNBUILT: Synesthesia by Joris Putteneers UNBUILT: Synesthesia by Joris Putteneers Joris Putteneers Experiment, Sint Lucas Architecture 25/10/2016 Docent: Corneel Cannaerts Synesthesia is a project influenced by the works of Francois Roche. It is made with the intentions of creating an architecture that defies classification and reductionism. I try to explore unexplored levels of resolution and topological complexity in architecture by […] Ian Beck No responses November 22, 2016