The project “Pneumàtic” was thought by Spanish artists OOSS, Iago Buceta and Mateu Targa for the street-art Festival Ús Barcelona. To defy the traditional use of architecture, they have set installations of cut tires and fixed them on the walls in a linear and circular way, in order to give the impression that the tire disappears in the concrete.
Zaha Hadid Architects office imagined the project of a large housing complex in Monterrey in Mexco focusing on interconnected pieces. Apartments will be luminous through large bay windows. There will be many community spaces with a 30 000 square meter park. First stage will be finalized in 2018.
Focus on the most insolite and original buildings and homes from around the world : from Guangzhou to Lebanon, through England, France and Serbie. From each corner of the world, clients, architects and creators are full of imagination and design building that are shaped like a jungle on top of a skyscraper, a pyramid, a floating house and spinning-tops and a plane.
Studio Wolfgang Buttress got busy with an installation in the UK pavilion during the Milan Expo 2015, started since 1st May. “Inside the Hive” is an architectural and monumental sculpture that imitates a beehive with alveolus shapes. At night, the installation lights up thanks to a LED lights dispositive.
A group of four designers including Chris Collaris, Ruben Esser, Sander Bakker and Patrick van der Gronden both founders of the office Less Agency, imagined a project, named “Black Gold Project” aimed at using former oil-tankers as extensions in cities of Arabic oil states, often researching more places. Project would include an element from the industrial and cultural heritage of these countries.
British artist Steve Messam built an amazing red bridge made of 20 000 paper sheets. This bridge is in a good balance thanks to 4 tons of stones fixed at the extremities, above a rural lake of the National Park of Cumbria, in England. This project is in the continuity of his project “Lakes Ignite” through he explores the possibilities of creations around lakes.
Architect Steven Holl imagined a new public space in the city of New York. The library, currently under construction and located along the Hudson River, is giving to the city a public space in a district almost privatized. Through its structure, the building will offer an unobstructed view of Manhattan and by night an orignal glowing presence.
Guy Hollaway Architects just revealed the plans for their 6 storey-skatepark that they’re going to build in Folkestone, in England, by the end of 2015. The Folkestone Sports Park will represent 1000 square meters of concrete surface that will be used also for activities such as boxe and climbing.
Featuring red touches, angular golden roof, check patterns, green lawn, The House for Essex imagined by Grayson Perry and FAT architecture could easily belong to Queen of Hearts of Alice in Wonderland. Located in a village, north-east London, this incredible house also refers to chapels aesthetics. To discover through Jack Hobhouse’s photographs.
Annabel Karim Kassar is behind the project “Camera Chiara” that is between architecture and installation. Made of two mobile pavilions : “Liwan”, the mobile cabin, and “Camera Obscura”, an itinerant cinema, this installation has the form of an old camera and can contain 30 people. It was designed for the exhibition “Energy For Creativity” planned by Italian magazine “Interni”.
Photographer Heather Saunders immortalized the Flower House : an abandoned Detroit house of 15 rooms filled by flowers. It took 48 hours of work to the florists to install 4000 flowers in this house. Lisa Waud is the creator of this project ; she wanted to consider the abandoned residences as creation, beauty and sharing platforms.