Ennead Architects has won Shanghai Planetarium Competition. Ennead Architects has won first place in the competition for a new planetarium to be built by the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum (SSTM) in the Shanghai district of Lingang. This project will elevate the museum’s scientific and technological capacity while redefining the Lingang area, about 90 minutes from downtown Shanghai. More from ...

Rafael de La-Hoz, associated with ADRI-HIT, wins a design competition that includes five museums and a sports centre in Meishan, China Within the framework of a restricted architecture competition organised by the authorities of the Meishan city, Sichuan province, in the south of China, the Spanish architectural studio Rafael de La-Hoz, associated with the Chinese design institute ADRI-HIT (Architectural Design ...

Femme Chair design Inspired by Knotting Techniques Used on Ships Rik ten Velden started his ‘Single Knotted Wire’ project with a visit to the harbour museum in Rotterdam. He met two employees of the museum specialised in knotting techniques which are used on a ship. He was fascinated by all those different kinds of objects they knotted. So he asked them if ...

CoeLux: A New Artificial Skylight System that perfectly mimics the feel of Sunlight. CoeLux is an optical system based on nano technology to artificially reproduce the natural light and visual appearance of the sun and sky. CoeLux offers a breakthrough opportunity for indoor architecture by creating the sensation of infinite space. This Artificial Skylight System technology is ideal for all types of ...

Middle Fork, is made up of hundreds of thousands of individual wood pieces. This parametric sculpture Created by Seattle-based artist John Grade, creating an intricate and expansive form. The elaborate process of creating this sculpture began in a forest in North Bend, WA, where John and his team of assistants scaled a 140-year old Western Hemlock tree to take plaster casts ...

A proposal for a new Bolong 3D Movie Museum & Mediatek sited in Tianjin, in northern China. Invited competition entry from HAO / Holm Architecture Office & AI. China has in recent years become the second largest producer and consumer of movies. With this as a starting point, the Bolong 3D Movie Museum and Mediatek is imagined as the cornerstone of a ...

Golden Waves Museum Entry for Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition by LPzR architetti associati. The skyline of the Guggenheim Helsinki Museum emerges as a sequence of soft golden waves undulating in the harbor. Golden Waves Museum design Slideshow:   To the north the volumes are low, to avoid shading the public realm; then they rise rapidly and decrease in the center of the building; towards the ...

Kinematics Dress generated by Nervous System Studio using 4D-printing Technology. Nervous System have created the first dress with Kinematics, their 4D printing system for generating complex, foldable forms. Watch this Amazing Video: Kinematics Dress – 3D-printed gown in motion from Nervous System on Vimeo. From The Designer: The Museum of Modern Art has acquired the kinematics dress along with the software that created it for ...

Meditational Gardens | The Library as a Sanctuary designed by Larry Travis. Immersed in the elements of light, shadow, nature, and divinity, Meditational Gardens questions the traditional definition of what it is to be a library by transitioning from a space acting only as a museum for books to a communal space for reflection. Its program serves as an information ...

Wovenscape Entry for Guggenheim Helsinki Museum Design Competition by Toshiki Hirano WEAVING WITH THE LOOP The prominent features of the Guggenheim museums are their distinct space configuration, such as the Spiral (of New York) and the Centrifugal (of Bilbao). The Guggenheim of Helsinki will establish a unique type: the Loop. Surrounded by unique features of the City such as the South ...

Guggenheim Kisses Helsinki is a Concept Proposal for Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition Guggenheim Kisses Helsinki desigend by A team of Architects ( Atelje Sotamaa, Antti Ahlava, Frippe Lindberg, Simeon Brugger, Ashish Mohite, Olga Virtanen Ramos and Eero Alho), They said : We only have one concept: Guggenheim kissing Helsinki. A PARTICIPATORY MUSEUM The 21st century art museum embraces public participation. The emphasis in the production of art has earlier been in the ...

New concept design for the Latin American Art Miami Museum (LAAM) designed by FR-EE / Fernando Romero Enterprise. The Latin American Art Miami Museum (LAAM) A private art collector is developing his well-known gallery, specialized in modern and contemporary art from Latin America, into a new museum. He invited FR-EE to design it. The collection includes artists such as Diego Rivera, Fernando ...