Ideas # Environment
A pilot project of experimental meteorological square. The case of Piazza 2 Giugno in Valenzano
Coastal landscape dynamics
This project aims to enhance the existing and identifying landscape values of the beaches of Motril (Granada-Spain), a real study area, taking advantage of a coastal protection system, based on crops of Oceanic Posidonia, to fight against effects of climate change
A story speaking in the plural
A story speaking in the plural is a narrative about the relativity of scale and the concept of domestic, complemented by a design process
Delta Plan X
is an immersive and collaborative initiative which frames and visualizes the future Netherlands of sea level rise
“The space around the fireplace”
The project explores energy‐saving potential in buildings through thermal comfort redefinition and functional adjustments
Our project, “Architecture Unseen” proposes to interrogate modernist architecture between Europe and America in this time of climate crisis.
Small farm shops for direct sale could promote sustainable, local food consumption and production
1:10.000 is a design based research about the relativity of scale and the concept of domestic
On visual and spatial representations of military power that is forced onto landscapes.
The approach, is to make people aware of the importance of the role that architecture have in our aural perception of spaces, and thus of how surfaces reflect and modulate sounds that we hear everyday, re-shaping the sonic environment in which we inhabit.
in front of the irrefutable evidence that our addiction to meat is killing the planet, what could happen in the year to come to the meat related architectural typologies??
How To Avoid To Enjoy Problems Alone?
It is a collaborative project series that we started to investigate the very basic elements, tools, and theories of architecture in collaboration but with the power of self-confident creativity.
Notturno is a project that invites to reflect on the relationship between urban life and vegetation.
Athens is a Collage
A book of collage works and interviews that builds a heteroclite iconography of Athens during the crisis to trigger imagination through reality
SI PARLA DI “GLOBAL WARMING E' “GLOBAL HEATING” SI DICE “DECARBONIZZARE”, BISOGNA “DECOMBUSTERE”
SONO PASSATI 3MILIONI DI ANNI: TUTTO ANCORA DIPENDE DA UN FUOCO ACCESO! BASTA COMBUSTERE. BISOGNA DECOMBUSTERE!
Replacement of façade coating, separator wall and flooring elements with breathable materials.
COMMONSTRUCTURES. The Potential of physical Structures to engage Society
The Critters Black Den
A multispecies pavilion, a black polarized artificial nature for insects and humans coexistence
Post-anthropocentric scenarios where discards are resources and environments are shaped by algorithmic and human bias...
Embassy of Taste
"Embassy of taste" aims to raise awareness about the contemporary unsustainable food systems.
Common Archipelagos, Berlin, Germany
Replacement of the familiar compositional urban structure by site-specific and adaptable large-scale structures.
Symbiosis and Geometries
Interspecies communicative ecologies to foster new alliances between human-made architecture and the natural environment.
Front line golf
This project tries to give an answer to the complex situation that we inherited from the real estate bubble in Spain.
The project aims to establish a dialogue between permaculture and architecture in an urban context
Marvels and catastrophes
Marvels and Catastrophes aims to highlight a specific context through alternative narratives, artefacts, stories and ideas found on site.
ERV: European Research Vessel
A working ship, the ERV will function as both a site of research and a means of cultural exchange.
Start Park project wants to address the challenge of the Climate Change (CC) through the build of a resilient community which would be involved in the co-design of a Green-Blue Infrastructure (GBI).
Inhalable Matter (I'M)
Inhalable Matter (I'M) is a symbiosis of philosophy, nature, biology and technologies.
Mediterranean Sea Diaries
Mediterranean Sea Diaries is an interactive documentary about Anthropocene’s costal repercussions.
LABS: Living Aero Bacterial Systems
LABS create alive kombutcha-based textiles to improve the air quality through natural processes.
Once deployed from a container, the contents can fit together and be stacked, with the central core providing the needed utilities and circulation to build a working sustainable farm capable of growing a variety of vegetables and fruits.
Following Future Environs
To write an environmental sci-fi story for each of the selected projects.
Landscape in-between: a river and a backyard
Through residual landscapes, we rethink the role of production and public space for the territorial city of today.
Postindustrial Shrinking Cities
Describing the transformations of the postindustrial era in the social and urban structures.
Design by Decay, Decay by Design
To embed decay mechanisms in a series of architectural prototypes as a study in regenerative construction.
THIS IS NOT A DUNE
The proposal attemps to revalue a location with a huge potential by triggering a series of nature forces to create a new habitat
An Anticipatory Theory of Ruin Ecology
In an age where ruined buildings are becoming unlikely refuges for endangered species, architects should begin designing buildings with an eye towards their future existence as hotspots for biodiversity.
The Buoyant Ecologies project advocates a floating architecture of the future that can exist productively with its surrounding environment.
A (Non) Architecture for a world in crisis
Re-inventing Sustainability by triggering design innovation while involving an international design community
Promoting recycled plastic as a beautiful and viable material in architectural design
A Landscape of Things
A visual journal of encounters during a trip through the marginal territories of Southern California and a call for an architecture of the periphery.
ACAN is a network of individuals within architecture who are taking action to address climate and ecological breakdown.
Plant-based Utopia imagines a city that has been consciously taken over by plants, to enhance the idea of necessity that we have as a society living in this planet, of reducing our impact and enconuraging a healthier lifestyle.
Amadai Cultural Center
A sustainable and productive building aligned with human needs which focus on reduction of ecological footprint and creation of building ecological services to be a part of the urban green network and bring value to the natural ecosystem and built environment
Hydro Commons proposes reframing how the city thinks about excess rainwater; instead of seeing it as an environmental threat we would like to use it as a community resource.
UNIVERSAL DESIGN IN URBAN ENVIRONMENT
Here are some ideas to help adapt the space for all categories of people
Shifting Arctic Boundaries
A designed mechanism, based on physical boundaries, by which land management can be negotiated by local actors.
Nursery Fields Forever
A real hybrid farm-schools where children learn from the nature.
Idea for the urbanization of pristine natural areas and alternative new cities in the future. It represents sustainable solution for separated traffic level and living level, which provide fast transport connections and excellent living conditions in an entirely pristine natural landscape
Embedding sustainable water management in urban blocks
A model that links the urban built body with water management scenarios and simulations
A collaborative collection of materials used in the construction industry in Mexico and their environmental impact.
Participatory Design of an urban environment. Direct involvement of the population in the process of formation and life of the park.
The Seaweed Pavilion
Reimagining traditional building techniques for modern construction
Short novels, with apparently no conclusion or precise stance, but read all together bring a new sense on the importance of designing with nature on our planet.
A performative installation calling us to consider how contemporary landscape - especially alpin one - entangles natural, artificial (infrastructural) and digital realms, thus creating new hybrid aesthetic.
Coral villa mimics Coral Cactus in desert area with nature based design for handling desert conditions and changes the architectural design of the dwellings via considering to surrounding environment.
La Galerie bienvenue
La Galerie bienvenue is a new radical building designed to transform the life in the city of Paris.
A new approach to obtain a Singularity in architecture and ecosystem design facing and solving global challenges
a network of kinetic solar balloons, spread around the world, supported with IoT technology that encourages interactive real-time collective art and supplies renewable energy through local micro-grids
While forms of artificial intelligence and virtual reality open up multiple directions for designers, this project is a reflection on the role played by Drawing as anti-representational tool.
Waste to Art
Waste to Art = Reuse of Materials in large 3D paintings = Rope as a symbol of connection is given a new life and the old colours are given a new voice.
the A pOD an experimental object... a piece of ArchiSculpture, a fusion of Architecture and Sculpture a MULTIFUNCTIONAL shelter that you can easily carry with you... a “cocoon/pod”... a work of Art “with life”...
Algae Hut concept is a glassy huge bubble which is floating on the sea surface with the foundation of seaweeds.
Listening to the earth
Listening to the earth is a project dedicated to the development of efficient and sustainable living spaces in Morocco.
MARECREO, Autarkic Architecture
MARECREO revalues discarded maritime sedimentary materials in interior and architecture design.
Epiphyte - Bench/Bridge
A microsurgery in the city's capillaries so that social ties can be irrigated and life traversed.
We offer a glimpse of an alternative future where everyone is a forester for the sake of the generations to come.
Hephaestos, fireplace and campsite. A place protected from nature's elements and own fears.
Drowned in Neretva River
Exploring spatial, ecological, political and material formations of post-war landscape system of the Neretva river
We try to re-articulate the relationship between architecture, humans and all other living beings.
UTOstadt is a step along the way to a car-free city, in which public space is no longer dominated by cars but opened to the public.
Multiplo is a project that focus on the relationship between space, energy and territory
Insectology: Food for Buzz
Artificial flowers serving as an emergency food source for city dwelling insects.
Solar Panels as Art
We would like to share our learning about how to build solar panel artworks
NEMO is inspired by the natural elements Water, Air, Earth with the goal to regenerate the Ex-Philips area in a smart and sustainable rain garden park with facilities for the citizens of Monza.
Poland 2118 Project
Intermingling of history and art, science and innovation, together with nature - essence of the new Pilsudski Square.
And the alley she whitewashed in light blue
Holistic-phenomenology approach and methodology to architecture
Renovation and expansion of Zlatorog hotel in Bohinj, Slovenia
Hotel Zlatorog keeps and incorporates an old object, the dominant in space, with a new addition - volume that respects and enriches the existing.
Living on the borders
Make the borders the new city center: a strategic development to regenerate and protect the wetland area of Concepción
One Etna North
Mount Etna and the volcanic area has been capturing people’s imagination since ancient times and has throughout history not only been about fire and fury but also a popular travel destination. The project aims to sustain local tourism, preserving climate and landscape.
"Back to roots" organic modeling technique
Recycled organic design as new direction for architecture and construction, which can increase usage of natural recyclable materials in everyday practice
Using the non-drinkable water network in Paris in order to cool the public space
A series of essays that interrogate the volatile materiality between disturbed natural conditions and emerging architectural practices.
Creating a richer architectural environment through the senses beyond vision.
By having the focus on the ground as resource and design space, NEXT aims at researching the spatial, societal, economic and environmental impacts of new constructed natures as the most essential infrastructural strategy supporting earth systems rehabilitation and a revised notion of urbanisation.
Regeneration and Reuse of former lignite mines in the Western Macedonia region designing with nature, ecological and sustainable landscape principles.
Reinventing & Reusing Functionality
The Re-envision of Costco wholesales supermarket in Long Island City, Queens and its potential programs for the future.
OnTiptoes and Trees – Jungle City
Drain- and retention-neutral architecture, that bows to trees.
The idea is about the perception of the trivial and banal in the built environment that deserve attention in our fast moving and restless society.
Didi Mitarbi 360°
Residency that will be working as an open-source principles for artists, designers, architects...
Keywords: Architecture and Urbanism; Habitat; Climate Change; Urban Soils and Drainage-Impacts
An exploration of the (neo)colonial economies connected to the spaces of international justice.
The City Climbers
Often overlooked but more ubiquitous, are the opportunities found in walls, roofs, lots and streets. These smaller scale interventions, when stitched together, will contribute to the ecological performance and livability of the city.
Sound Shape Space
Independent architectural intelligence that communicate and react to individuals through cognitive interfaces.
Strategy of reduction of radioactivity for Chernobyl
How as an architect could I reduce the levels of radioactivity in Chernobyl?
Metamulhouse is a poetic image of the future of cities imagined without any cars.
Architecture of responsible decision making is a non-invasive method of controlling human action in sensitive areas
Rajapur community building for women’s literacy and healthcare centre
Collectiveness, co-design and end-user participation to tackle climate change could transform the practice of architecture and benefit both the designer and the user. This method of practicing architecture enables us to understand the co-existence and how we can live with the changing climate.
Reconsider the perception, governance, and inhabitation of the British countryside after Brexit.
Survey and resignification of hydro-electrical infraestructures towards a new global energy paradigm
This project focuses on the impact architectural space on human in their healing. Interior spatial narrations connected through exterior spaces. Inside out from light, darkness, nature, greenery, ground, sky, to smells, sounds, water and temperatures create narrations as prophylaxis to well-being.
The future of E-waste
The proposal is about transforming electronic waste from an emergency of the future to a new architecture possibility.
Swimmable Charles Initiative
To build a facility that can reclaim a place in the river for swimming
Gallery Without Walls
Can the future of architecture be not about building new or rebuilding existing, but creating new narratives?
..line, point, crack!
Concepts developed in the notebooks evolved over time and had many points of origin. Spontaneity, analysis, research, determination, quietness, introspection, perfectionist and detalist character, stubbornness, feelings, the complexity of simplicity, the beauty .. love ).
The Waste Archive
Installations that reuse "waste" to reactivate abandoned urban frameworks through new ambiences
Parkmandu was a collective community based initiative for the creation and revitalisation of green spaces and parks across Nepal.
Edges of the Body
The living creature’s aesthetic and social response to the temptation of or attraction to space
An effective demonstration and an awareness-raising tool for recycling and clean energy, the Ilot Vert floats on the water by means of modules composed of plastic bottles recovered from the Seine.
Ecological, beautiful, recycled and cheap coffins for burial or cremation in respect to the environment and personal beliefs
The written and visual project transposes imagined energetic, material, and spatial surpluses of the future to a pairing of garden and text.
A critical analysis of the social ecologies transformed by the engineering of Earth in pursuit of real estate value extraction
Under Construction imagines a city that is constantly being rebuilt using the same stock of materials.
A new life of «frozen» construction
"frozen" construction + revitalization with the help of greening = new architectural object
One day the client walked into our office and said: "I would like to have a round house"
In response to the desire to reduce emissions by 80% by 2050, the project is an alternative energy system that reveals and remaps the carbon credit in the city, hence rebuild a relationship between building, people and nature.
A family of naturally filtered, floating swimming pools on the River Thames.
A tropical Roof Garden in the middle of the Poblenou industrial District
Death of Facades
building facades as we known before will die and will be reborn by city and life.
Flussbad Berlin is an urban development project intending to transform the Spree Canal in the heart of Berlin into a clean and accessible body of water for the general public to use in a new way.
the airing project
It is an ongoing project in which Mariko Hori install small objects all over the cities.
GreenDrone City is a city master plan without “thermal inversion”, which is mainly responsible for the stagnation of polluted air in cities.
Pearl of the Orient
Inspired from the natural mechanisms of giant clams as a tiny water filters of the ocean, the PEARL OF THE ORIENT aims to restore the built environment & improve the quality of life.
The project I have in mind is one which underpins the current issues around sustainability in development.
A project including a pavilion and program related to bio-diversity and future studies.
What is the future of tourism and more importantly - what is the future of tourist destinations in a more and more accessible world?
This ongoing investigation explores the little known, disregarded, and rare intimate behaviour of nature. It questions the place of queerness in the society in general and in the architectural world in particular.
Alive, productive and independent building which plays a role as a part of natural ecosystems.
The SUPERSMART CITY responds dynamically and constantly to environment stimuli and people activities
The project examines systems of stimulation, perception, game and exchange between numerous brains.
Get Fake, Real News!
In a future architecture we admire the real but we dwell in the fake.
Nature, technology and architecture cooperate to create new, previously unthinkable urban forms and solutions.
looking for "nature in the cities" hidden beauty to trigger future of non resolved places
Architecture renewal in relationship to public space as a catalyst for urban regeneration
A renewal of architecture in relationship to public space may produce an urban stimuli that improve the urban ecosystem
A short circuit will lead to an inversion of roles between nature and architecture.
Water-squares: a redevelopment of public spaces that allow to save water avoiding the danger of floods.
Can we employ the symbolic and material qualities of invasive plants to create thriving landscapes of multispecies coexistence?
Environments of Resistence for Social Individuals
In a mature context of society’s commodification, the border between public and private dissolves until it disintegrates.
Architecture of Waste
An architecture that would turn failed (by not passing EU Marketing Standards) fruit and vegetables into sustainable energy.
UNITÉ DE CITÉ
Green vertical hyperdensity, Autonomy from petrol, NO more CO2 innocence, NO more consumption of the nature
The project is in line with academic research on new sustainable technologies for buildings, including vertical farms models able to "clean up" the contaminated land from greenhouses, chemical treatments, pesticides.
With today’s advancing technologies are there any limits to materialise any quixotic ideas?
Future architecture: a new era of inventions assembled to re-establish the balance between Humans and Their Environment.
The Real-time City
Welcome to The Real-time City; a place where every citizen can create his own personal architecture in real-time
A new refuge ground takes shape above seawater, by agglomeration of crystalline salt
The Querelle Between Architecture and Nature
Growing Project reflects on the potential of today’s global warming and Henry D. Thoreau is used as a metaphorical protagonist in a social experiment to provide new way of living on forest in our days.
Roots in Exile
The current refugee crisis has made visible the need to improve the design strategies of Refugee Camps to make them more livable, sustainable on the midterm and culturally adapted to their inhabitants, making refugees the designers of their own living spaces.
Since Modernism, architects have obsessed over thin surfaces. In the future, only the thick will endure.
Urban small spaces are areas in the city that make city live, where life has a main role and which give a character to the city.
Architecture for Animals
Future of Architecture means that people and animals can coexist together.
Future architecture should be humid, a wet place where borders melt and disappear.
In the past, landmarks were regarded as natural or manufactured places conveying information for navigation, longitude or latitude or such data. In addition to these criteria, landmarks convey symbolic concepts these days.
A monument and a software that periodically collects images of the sky and displays air quality data.
Bridge and Door
"the people who first built a path between two places performed one of the greatest human achievements"
Designing the Anthropocene Territory
Throughout human history, we have been capable of understanding environment conditions and adapting it to our changing requirements, nevertheless, we have been unable to do the opposite.
engaged in a transdisciplinary, multi-comprehensive living experience
Walking the Map Mapping the Walk
Walking through and looking from above to ‘actual territories’ simultaneously to explore the city.
Climate Changes Us
Coastal urban environments under threat are architecture's opportunity to revive radical city-scale interventions and secure future developments.
Liminal Constructed Geography
New approach of Landscape Design, is following out the facts referral to inborn characteristic of nature and relevance facts and human manipulation in order to utilization of natural features of a land, such as agriculture and local subsistence.
City Information Programming
City Information Programming will confer planners the strongest tool with which to develop future sustainable cities.
The Magra River
How the Magra river with the process of his transformation could display a new design of the existing landscape.
The Atomic Museum
To conceive an atomic museum with an architectural theory of the cave and putrefaction
A new concept of Living Environment
Disconnecting the virtual reality from the real life
Architecture inspired by Nature
After 3.8 billion years of evolution, nature has the answers for our design need and performance.
Urban homework for Europe
Future architecture will understand of no borders. We will be approaching every challenge with the interconnection and knowledge of all.
Let me bleed in caressing the term; let me suffer in sleeping the imagination; let me live in forming the indefinite.
Space in the Moving Image
A moving camera has the means to describe built space precisely,
Future as a Tool – Flood as a Zero Condition
Architecture of emergency as a zero condition of an area in which future has become the main tool of reflection.
Arctic Natural Defence Forces
In the Arctic we have to focus on how to respond to natural disasters and build infrastructure to be ready for the changing state of the world.
Architecture doesn't end within its walls - it starts in skies, goes through walls and ends in us.
Wooden Megaphones – The Forest Library of Sounds
51% of Estonia is covered in forest, explored by hikers, often city dwellers. We built an installation that helps to notice sounds of nature.
How could a life in (Post) Soviet Mass-Housing Districts look like in future? Today, the changes that mostly occured during the transformation period are documented on the buildings.
DO it again - Exhibiting Architecture and Displaying spaces
Future of Architecture is in (Re)Presentation and Self-Reflection through Exhibitions, whether it is Past, Present or the Future of Architecture that is on display.
Fragments of Knowledge
How do we create an architecture that fulfil our needs and enhances our life in response to the nature we inhabit?
A Future Floating Architecture Forum
With rising sea levels, extreme weather and a shortage of development sites we are witnessing a great interest in the potential of floating buildings.
The smallest house
The dense future city will boost the need for a private retreat into the landscape
The City belongs to Those Who use It
Architecture as tools creator to self-determinate and care the territory, emancipating citizens.
Instead of cultivating, cultivated architecture, why not to make it wild again.
Ontotheologies & Hauntotheologies of a cultural union or Can the European Union be critically reimagined as infrastructural spectacle?
Agency in Biosphere
Architecture can be like a rainbow, ephemeral, adaptable, beautiful and open to the environment.
Landscapes for the Anthropocene
We, humans, have become a geologic force of change, but we struggle to grasp the consequences of that. These projects investigate potential dialogues mediating networks of humans and non-humans.
Our minds, our buildings
Through a film, we would like to show how our beliefs influence our architecture environments.
The city becomes a factory of daily life goods, and its infrastructure a conveyor belt.