• 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 […] Daniel Sims 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 […] Daniel Sims 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 […] Daniel Sims No responses January 10, 2017
  • 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 […] Daniel Sims 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 […] Daniel Sims 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 […] Daniel Sims 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 […] Daniel Sims 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 […] Daniel Sims 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. […] Daniel Sims 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 […] Daniel Sims No responses December 1, 2016