Specific arrangements, formal details and characteristics can help define the purpose, style or concept of an architectural work. These tags help identify particular features and the role they play.




lighting study

Lighting studies are scientific analyses of the illumination requirements of space, to guarantee comfort and energy-efficiency conditions.

nature in architecture: choosing the right tree

The integration of nature and architecture has proven to be extremely vital in preserving the ecological system and improving the quality of life of its occupants. A symbiotic relationship between the two entails landscape designers and architects to design with nature’s evolving patterns.

structural systems

Structural systems are the bearing components that, working together, can transmit the building’s loads to the foundation, guaranteeing balance and stability without suffering incompatible distortions.

wavescape

The old ambition of producing a really moving architecture succeeds when it responds to the site and brief requirements. The proposal for the thematic pavilion of the 2012 Yeosu international exhibition has a focus for the people to experience and understand this liquid element through the specific place in which it is located: the ocean.

the value of unconventional thought

The word innovation has been tossed around back and forth for decades, and the real essence of it has been muddled. Times change, and so do we. Survival is a basic human necessity. We need to adapt to survive. What works perfectly in the past may not work in the present, and even in the […]

old is new at Today Art Museum

On the occasion of the the 70th Anniversary of John Lennon’s Birth, Beijing-based Today art museum organized last October 16th an outdoor event including multimedia video projections, poetry readings, music performances and discussions under the name “old is new“.

‘ramp up the mun’ shortlisted for e10

AQSO’s proposal for the Boilerhouse studios in Dublin, an urban regeneration project including cultural and residential spaces in Ballymun, has been shortlisted for the 10th edition of Europan.

open arte-fact exhibited in Beirut

The proposal for the house of arts, a large cultural building to be built in Lebanon, will be exhibited along with the rest of participants of the international competition between 23 March & 14 April 2009 at the Forum de Beyrouth.

self-fab house

the illusion of weightless architecture

net-zero waste in construction

reinterpreting the traditional courtyard house

elevations and facade systems

the controversy of flat roofs

what is organic architecture?

hotel lobby, the new social space

landscape design

aqso and cca awarded for Liuzhou museum

everything under the sun

special mention for atienza hall

prefabricated construction in Anguix

circulation, use and flow