Archinect - News 2017-03-28T06:31:06-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/121508108/love-letter-to-plywood-by-tom-sachs Love Letter to Plywood. By Tom Sachs Paul Petrunia 2015-02-24T13:42:00-05:00 >2015-02-26T23:03:59-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/wd/wdjizu0gjygplsa7.jpg" width="650" height="362" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Already a couple years old, but a great piece by Tom Sachs on the beauty and nature of plywood. h/t <a href="http://kottke.org/15/02/a-love-letter-to-plywood" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">kottke.org</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/120661883/izmir-s-charming-diy-floating-docks Izmir's charming DIY floating docks Alexander Walter 2015-02-13T14:15:00-05:00 >2015-02-13T20:24:54-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/68/680f38b6da6a75bae20e102387b1e5cc.jpg" width="650" height="390" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>For months, three architects would meet at the waterfront of Izmir, Turkey&rsquo;s third-largest city. [...] Eventually it came to them &ndash; if you really wanted to bring people in Izmir together, transform the waterfront. But the very idea was daunting: Turkey&rsquo;s bureaucracy is infamous, and a large-scale project to redevelop the waterfront seemed impossible. So the friends [...] built eight floating docks out of plywood.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/63135919/domus-visits-maio-at-their-nice-barcelona-studio Domus visits Maio at their nice Barcelona studio Archinect 2012-12-10T13:50:00-05:00 >2012-12-12T18:17:55-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/mk/mkzhgmx6m9c6vzev.jpg" width="650" height="405" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It is divided into two sections. One of these, the working area, is dominated by its single central desk, which is 12,5 metres long, without any divisions or boundaries. This desk is shared by graphic designers, architects, data visualisation experts, video artists and anyone who the team can share experiences and collaborate with.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The architects have shared the following images and text about their project with us...</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xu/xugib6ae9ozaf18i.jpg" title=""></p> <p> The project, designed by architects Anna Puigjaner and Guillermo Lopez, members of <a href="http://www.maio-maio.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MAIO </a>design team, involves the conversion of a space that formerly housed a washing place into an open studio for professionals from different fields of architecture and design.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l8/l8b92x8flk4a6bcs.jpg" title=""></p> <p> The existing 40-meter long building was a continuous space, with variable sections and extremely poor lighting. Hence, the proposal focuses on the opening of a patio, literally conceived as an outer room, to improve the interior lighting. This outer room divides the 40 meters of the initial space into two areas. The front area is open to the street and left empty to accommodate activities related to the public, such as meetings, events, exhibitions ... - while the rear side houses a 12,5-meter long table and is intended as the main workspace.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sr/srkw08f7hzj3ewfu.jpg" title=""></p> <p> The thickness and warmth of the three new, large windows opened in the patio has b...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/51855213/love-letter-to-plywood-by-tom-sachs Love Letter to Plywood. By Tom Sachs Archinect 2012-06-18T16:42:00-04:00 >2012-06-18T17:16:01-04:00 <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>