Archinect - News 2014-12-19T06:03:27-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/60336440/editor-s-picks-287 Editor's Picks #287 Nam Henderson 2012-10-30T02:48:00-04:00 >2012-11-26T19:05:23-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mc/mcxcld19e6v5hpk0.jpg" width="514" height="634" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> This week the <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/59982286/showcase-liyuan-library-by-li-xiaodong-atelier" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Liyuan Library in Jiaojiehe Village near Beijing by Li Xiaodong/Atelier</a> as well as two projects from the first edition of the Istanbul Design Biennial (October 13th - December 12th) were featured&nbsp; Archinect&rsquo;s Showcase series.&nbsp; Namely; the interactive kinetic installation <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/60037941/showcase-cerebral-hut-by-guvenc-ozel" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cerebral Hut by Guvenc Ozel</a>, and <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/60113231/showcase-augmented-structures-v2-0-by-refik-anadol-alper-derinbogaz" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Augmented Structures v2.0</a>, a media installation based on Istanbul's urban texture by Alper Derinbogaz and Refik Anadol.</p> <p> Commenting on Augmented Structures v2.0&nbsp; <strong>FRaC</strong> wrote "<em>i don't know what it is, but i like it</em>" while <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/13473220/derek-kaplan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Derek Kaplan</a> felt the Liyuan Library in Jiaojiehe Village was "<em>Beautiful</em>" and continued "<em>The rough twig facade is a little close to something like camouflage, but... so well executed, and to such effect...assuming there are no sprinklers because they were not required by code for public occupancy there</em>"?</p> <p> <strong>News</strong><br> Over at the NYT Opinionator blog Allison Arieff examined the pros and cons of micro-units in <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/59842600/how-small-is-too-small" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">How Small is Too Small?</a> <strong>brooklynmade</strong> argued "<em>Dep...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/60125175/daegu-gosan-public-library-entries-entries-entries Daegu Gosan Public Library - Entries, Entries, Entries! Alexander Walter 2012-10-26T21:22:00-04:00 >2012-11-05T17:23:02-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vt/vt9ixxts00nu560m.jpg" width="514" height="364" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The international competition for the new Daegu Gosan Public Library in South Korea has proven to be incredibly popular with our readers, and we have received tons of requests from architects from around the world to publish their competition entries. So if you have already inspected the first, second, and third place (as well as this honorable mention) and are still lusting for more library designs, you'll enjoy the selection we have put together below.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Think your design entry is still missing? Send your two strongest images to <a href="mailto:hustler@bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">hustler@bustler.net</a> - we&rsquo;ll keep on adding new projects as we receive them&hellip;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/60053503/daegu-gosan-public-library-1st-place-entry-by-gorka-blas Daegu Gosan Public Library - 1st Place Entry by Gorka Blas Alexander Walter 2012-10-25T20:00:00-04:00 >2012-10-25T21:31:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qm/qmqv3zbopp25296y.jpg" width="514" height="217" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>We're very excited to finally also publish the winner of the first place in the Korean Daegu Gosan Public Library competition (previously on Bustler). As sole member of the team Gorka Blas, Spanish architect Gorka Blas Revilla took home the top honor with an ultra-minimalist cube and its careful integration in the urban context.</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/59846142/daegu-gosan-public-library-2nd-place-entry-by-studio-sh Daegu Gosan Public Library - 2nd Place Entry by studio SH Alexander Walter 2012-10-22T18:15:00-04:00 >2012-10-22T18:32:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/aj/ajjnfatzorw0r41x.jpg" width="514" height="287" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>British firm studio SH just sent us their competition entry for the new Gosan Public Library in South Korea which had snatched the second place in this hugely popular international competition. The proposal, "White Diamond," was designed by studio SH partners Seung Hyun Yuh and Se Hyeon Kim.</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/59585248/daegu-gosan-public-library-entry-by-sunggi-park Daegu Gosan Public Library Entry by Sunggi Park Alexander Walter 2012-10-18T21:31:00-04:00 >2012-10-19T02:24:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mu/mu8sr3e3nyb083io.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A few days ago, Bustler published jaja architects' high-scoring proposal for the new Gosan Public Library in South Korea. Today we're excited to share one of the competition's honorable mentions, designed by Harvard GSD student Sunggi Park who currently works as a design assistant at BIG, Bjarke Ingels Group in Copenhagen.</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/59101041/jaja-architects-among-winners-at-daegu-gosan-public-library-competition JAJA Architects Among Winners at Daegu Gosan Public Library Competition Alexander Walter 2012-10-11T17:36:00-04:00 >2012-10-16T12:23:23-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nv/nvuc94z9gg7f6e0n.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Three winning entries and twelve honorable mentions were recently announced in the international competition for the Gosan Public Library in Daegu Metropolitan City, South Korea. With the first prize going to Spanish firm Gorka Blas and the second prize to British team STUDIO SH, we have just received the competition entry "Between Books and Trees" which won the third prize for Danish practice jaja architects.</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>