Friday, 12 October 2012

Solar Decathlon 2012 / Part 2

Patio 2.12 House

Winner of the Solar Decathlon 2012 is the Canopea House, designed by the Rh├┤ne-Alpes Team, closely followed by Patio 2.12 from Team Andalucia... a house with a great cooling system based on evaporation. 

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

Noa Haim's Cardboard Megastructures : Beautiful DIY Architecture

Riveting contribution of the Rotterdam based architect Noa Haim to the Madrid Architecture Week. Spaceship Heart, a structure made with folded cardboard polyhedrons, is one of the many possibilities in which you can combine the modules. Through her project Collective Paper Aesthetics, Haim explores spacial scenarios picking up on Buckminster Fuller's work. A smart project with a potentially high impact in public space.