Category Archive: Arquitectura/Architecture

Real-Life Waterworld Project | Ciudades en el agua

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“Se acuerdan de esa película de Kevin Kostner, Waterworld? Resulta que hoy es una realidad! Una ciudad en el agua real, tal como las islas flotantes de la película, estas mini ciudades flotantes… Continuar leyendo

MILKY WAVE | AIDIA-STUDIO

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The Milky Wave is an installation for the Beijing Design Week 2012 and created by AIDIASTUDIO. In China the old yoghurt ceramic bottle is very common and you can buy them on the… Continuar leyendo

FACHADA DE VENTANAS RECICLADAS

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In 2012 the couple Nick Olson and Lilah Horwitz built their home in the mountains of West Virginia. He is a photographer and she a designer, who quit their jobs to built a… Continuar leyendo

CIDADA | Marco Casagrande

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Cidada is a project by Marco Casagrande in a highly industrialized area of Taipei, China. This bamboo structure is placed in the middle of a park between roads and highways. It’s a kind… Continuar leyendo

PARTY WALL | waste products of skateboard-making

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“CODA’s proposal was selected because of its clever identification and use of locally available resources—the waste products of skateboard-making—to make an impactful and poetic architectural statement within MoMA PS1′s courtyard,” said Pedro Gadanho,… Continuar leyendo

VI Seminario Hospitales Saludables | 3 y 4 |09| 2013 Brasil

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San Pablo — Está abierta la inscripción para participar del VI Seminario Hospitales Saludables que se realizará los días 3 y 4 de septiembre de 2013 en el Instituto de Enseñanza e Investigación del Hospital… Continuar leyendo

Andy Warhol Temporary Museum | LIKE architects

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LIKE architects designed the Andy Warhol temporary museum in Colombo Shopping Mall in Lisbon in 2013. It creates an environment which is pop and industrial referring to the artists work. The museum reflects… Continuar leyendo

Wicker Membranes | Andrea von Chrismar

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“The architect Andrea von Chrismar created this beautiful wicker membranes in 2010 in Chile. The technique to build with wicker is used especially in Chile since colonial times and stands out for its… Continuar leyendo

WATERSHED | Plastic Bottles Instalation

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People from MSLK are keenly interested in the effects of society’s mass consumption of plastic. “What happens when we are done with these single use items? Where do they end up? And more importantly how many of these… Continuar leyendo

FAU – UNT | Domo Sustentable

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In the Architecture and City Planning Faculty, of the National University of Tucuman(UNT), Argentina, a sustainable dome is being built to serve as a living space for college students. Over 100 students from… Continuar leyendo

Pabellón Pallets | Mexico

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In September 2010, Rosa Agraz and Alejandro Solis (ASA-Proyectos) designed the pavilion for the International Flair Exhibition of footwear and leather SAPICA in Leon, Mexico. The reuse of 2000 pallets, which were only… Continuar leyendo

RECYCLE DETROIT | Recycle it by Building it

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Chris Siminski is a masters of architecture student at Lawrence Technological University. He sent us his summer semester project, which deals with recycling materials around the confines of Detroit and reusing them within… Continuar leyendo

WATERTOWER | Tom Fruin

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Close to the Brooklyn Brigde, Tom Fruin created the sculpture “Watertower” in 2013. He often works with recycled and reclaimed materials and for the Watertower, he composed a structure from 1000 scraps of… Continuar leyendo

The Cardboard Cathedral | Shigeru Ban

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The Cardboard Cathedral by Architect Shigeru Ban is now open for the people in New Zealand. After the earthquake two years ago, the temporary cathedral will serve as a replacement for the city’s… Continuar leyendo

Built to not last | Fabricados para no Durar

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Baterías que se ‘mueren’ a los 18 meses de ser estrenadas, impresoras que se bloquean al llegar a un número determinado de impresiones, bombillas que se funden a las mil horas… ¿Por qué,… Continuar leyendo

LA CUISINE | Winnipeg Folk Festival

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PRAIRE DESIGN AWARDS Category: Recent Work Architect: Syverson Monteyne Architecture Owner/Client: The Winnipeg Folk Festival Structural Engineer: Wolfrom Engineering Mechanical Engineer: KGS Group Electrical Engineer: KGS Group Contractor: Milestone Project Management “La Cuisine is a backstage, seasonal kitchen facility, designed… Continuar leyendo

Morimoto Restaurant by Tadao Ando, New York

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Originally posted on archiDE:
The Japanese architect Tadao Ando, was chosen to design the Morimoto Restaurant. The Chef Masharu Morimoto, decided to make his New York solo debut in 2006 with the opening of…

Seminario: Consumo, Ciudadanía y Sustentabilidad // 2 de Agosto

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El seminario Consumo, Ciudadanía y Sustentabilidad tiene como objetivo reflexionar acerca de los desafíos para la expansión del consumo sustentable en Chile. Organiza: Programa de Estudios del Consumo y los mercados UDP, Fundación Ciudadano Responsable y Consumers… Continuar leyendo

TONY HORNECKER | El Arte de comer

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Tony Hornecker, artista y diseñador londinense, es reconocido internacionalmente por su particular y muy novedosa forma de hacer arte. Su proyecto más conocido es The Pale Blue Door, un restaurante itinerante que se… Continuar leyendo

Paro de Recolectores | Chile

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Unos 34 mil trabajadores a nivel nacional (Chile) que recolectan la basura se sumaron este lunes al paro nacional convocado por la Federación Nacional de Empresas de Aseo, Jardines y Rellenos Sanitarios quienes piden un… Continuar leyendo

THE GIANT FISH

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The designer Tabitha Pope of Recycled Venues created this structure for Greenpeace at Glastonbury Festival, South England in 2011. It is build out of old CD`s which were kindly donated by Viridor Recycling,… Continuar leyendo

CLOUD CEILING | PROGRESS BAR

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This amazing permanent ceiling artwork is placed in the Progress Bar in Chicago and made by Caitlind r.c. Brown and Wayne Garrett in 2013. Constructed from hand-bent steel, reflective mylar (polyester foil), electronics,… Continuar leyendo

Fundación Hampatu

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“ La Fundación Hampatu busca generar conciencia sobre la importancia del arte y la naturaleza como agentes de cambio, inspiración y evolución en virtud de la influencia que ambos tienen sobre el espíritu humano.” Esta fundación, que… Continuar leyendo

¿Tu Arte Brota? | Concurso

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“Proyecto Brota -impulsado por Fiorella Cerati y Ana Plaza Roig- propone una plataforma de exhibición, promoción y experimentación para artistas jóvenes que desarrollen obra bajo el eje “ecosistema urbano sustentable”. Mediante el diálogo de… Continuar leyendo

Masdar City | 100% Eco

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“En los últimos años muchas ciudades del mundo han desarrollado estrategias para volverse más amigables con el medio ambiente. El fomento de la bici, la creación de espacios verdes, la separación de residuos… Continuar leyendo

THE READING NEST

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The artist Mark Reigelman designed the installation “The Reading Nest” in the Cleveland Public Library, Ohio, United States in 2013. It seeks to be a visual intermediary between the forest and the birds… Continuar leyendo

30.000 Pizzas

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This art installation is made by Farwaste in Turin, Italy in 2013. The idea is to reuse tomato cans to build and dome and to show that empty tomato cans can have another… Continuar leyendo

REORDENAMIENTOS | Talleres de Reutilización

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El Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, en su sede Quinta Normal (Matucana 464), invita a niños, adolescentes y adultos a participar durante las vacaciones de invierno del programa permanente de la Unidad de Educación… Continuar leyendo

Save the Beach, un hotel hecho de basura

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Originally posted on PriceTravel Blog:
Save the Beach Hotel en Madrid Hace unos días fue el Día Mundial del Medio Ambiente, que este año está enfocado a fomentar la economía verde. La verdad…

ECO-INNOVACIÓN FUND| Fondos

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La convocatoria se dirige principalmente a empresas privadas, especialmente PYME, que hayan desarrollado un producto, proceso o servicio ecológico innovador, pero que estén teniendo dificultades para comercializarlo. La convocatoria ofrece cofinanciación para cubrir hasta el 50 %… Continuar leyendo