Archinect - News 2014-08-01T00:02:27-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/104721804/ie-spaces-for-innovation-competition-now-open-for-applications IE SPACES FOR INNOVATION COMPETITION now open for applications Sponsor 2014-07-24T13:41:00-04:00 >2014-07-24T13:42:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gt/gtw875dawv2mx4jg.jpg" width="514" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/?utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mde_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE School of Architecture &amp; Design</a>:</em></p><p><a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/?utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mde_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE School of Architecture and Design</a> announces <strong>IE SPACES FOR INNOVATION Prize </strong>for young architects and designers worldwide, seeking to attract top architecture and design talents to invite them to take part in the <a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/degrees/postgraduate/master-design-work-retail-learning-environments?utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mde_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE Master in Design for Work, Retail and Learning Environments</a> starting next February 2015.</p><p><strong>THE CHALLENGE:</strong><br>We are able to undertake working, shopping and learning in a variety of settings and in new ways. Traditional typologies and spaces are changing, overlapping and becoming new models. Foresee the future of these new blurred spaces over the next decade and propose or comment on how you think our activities might evolve.</p><p>Submit your proposal in a story board presented electronically (A1 horizontal format- PDF or JPG; &lt; 10megas).</p><p>The winning entries will be awarded a 30% scholarship towards the program tuition fees and a full-time paid professional internship in one of these three world class firms: UNStudio (A...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/99840077/boeri-studio-s-bosco-verticale-in-milan-makes-the-forest-tower-fantasy-a-reality Boeri Studio's Bosco Verticale in Milan makes the forest tower fantasy a reality Justine Testado 2014-05-16T14:14:00-04:00 >2014-05-20T20:22:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/94/94bwbzi8ld04y0lx.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/1644/stefano-boeri-architetti" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Boeri Studio</a> will soon realize the dream of the forest tower with Bosco Verticale, or Vertical Forest -- and they're building two. The thought of a tower "built" out of living greenery has been rendered by architects numerous times, it has reached the point where it's considered <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/89295240/eco-porn-competition-results-expose-the-sassy-side-of-green-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">a trope of green architecture</a>. But from an idealistic view, seeing the tree-tower design get past the planning stage and move toward completion is quite refreshing, if not intriguing, to say the least.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/le/leosrlvkg74mwzql.jpg"></p><p>Located in Milan's redeveloping complex of Porta Nuova Isola, Vertical Forest was designed to help alleviate the city's increasing air pollution problem and provide a biological urban habitat in a total area of 40,000&nbsp;m2.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0e/0exx4xo3omq1tel2.jpg"></p><p>The towers -- at 110 meters and 76 meters tall -- allegedly have 900 trees (measuring between 3m-6m) already planted in the residential balconies, along with 5,000 shrubs and 11,000 floral plants on terraces up to the 27th floor. As described by the studio, the vast number of plants will not on...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/88153937/dubai-chosen-for-world-expo-2020-with-hok-led-master-plan Dubai chosen for World Expo 2020 with HOK-led master plan Justine Testado 2013-12-05T18:48:00-05:00 >2014-01-06T20:13:44-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rd/rdp736jptmbmnjxk.jpg" width="514" height="290" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Dubai won the bid to host the World Expo 2020, being the first Middle Eastern city selected in the Expo's 160-year history. HOK, in partnership with Populous and Arup, led the design team that developed the master plan, themed "Connecting Minds, Creating the Future." Their proposal won against those from Brazil, Russia, and Turkey. The 1,082-acre (438-hectare) Expo site is equidistant from Abu Dhabi and Dubai, next to the new Al Maktoum International Airport and near the Jebel Ali Port.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ul/ul30ndh242zrqqin.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qs/qs7dd5gvdxppm7cm.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Images: HOK</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/84846738/white-arkitekter-wins-for-a-resilient-rockaway-far-roc-design-competition White Arkitekter wins “For a Resilient Rockaway” (FAR ROC) Design Competition Alexander Walter 2013-10-23T17:45:00-04:00 >2013-10-24T08:28:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/21/216t3rgp6vpswrcg.jpg" width="514" height="236" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Breaking news from New York City today: the team of Swedish firm White Arkitekter has won the two-phase "For a Resilient Rockaway" (FAR ROC) design competition at the Arverne East site in the Rockaways. [...] The winning team also included members from ARUP and Gensler.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/77454300/for-a-resilient-rockaway-far-roc-design-competition-finalists" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">For a Resilient Rockaway (FAR ROC) Design Competition Finalists</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/67935450/piraeus-antiquities-museum-entry-by-s-ri-s-et-s-ri-s-studio-touraine-tajima-open-design-office Piraeus Antiquities Museum Entry by Sériès et Sériès / Studio Touraine / Tajima Open Design Office Alexander Walter 2013-02-19T20:20:00-05:00 >2013-04-15T15:17:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x1/x1y0iu45dfaua2uz.jpg" width="514" height="686" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>French-Californian outfit S&eacute;ri&egrave;s et S&eacute;ri&egrave;s has shared with us its entry to the international architectural competition "Piraeus Cultural Coast - Museum of Underwater Antiquities" in Piraeus, Greece. The scheme was designed as a collaborative effort with Studio Touraine, Tajima Open Design Office, and ARUP.</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/67438747/arup-proposes-radical-building-of-the-near-future Arup Proposes Radical Building of the Near Future Archinect 2013-02-12T11:36:00-05:00 >2013-02-14T17:40:45-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/45/45btq0ir9xs28y18.jpg" width="514" height="402" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The global engineering firm envisions a "smart" building that will plug into "smart" urban infrastructure and cater to an increasingly dense and technology-savvy urban population.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Download Arup's January 2013 issue of <em>Foresight</em> [<a href="http://www.bdonline.co.uk/Journals/2013/02/04/y/o/d/Arup_Foresight_Future_Urban_Buildings-FINAL.pdf" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PDF</a>]</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m5/m5ku2ul4ol5on2zm.jpg" title=""></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/67176600/piraeus-antiquities-museum-entry-by-par-arup Piraeus Antiquities Museum Entry by PAR & ARUP Alexander Walter 2013-02-08T14:17:00-05:00 >2013-02-12T16:38:16-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/la/lai5qzi27wzh099n.jpg" width="514" height="301" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Results have just been announced in the international architectural competition "Piraeus Cultural Coast - Museum of Underwater Antiquities" in Piraeus, the ancient Greek port city right outside of Athens. The design proposal by Los Angeles firm Platform for Architecture + Research (PAR), in collaboration with ARUP, didn't quite make it among the top prize winners, but we're excited to feature it here.</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/62281132/helsinki-central-library-entry-by-par-arup Helsinki Central Library Entry by PAR & Arup Alexander Walter 2012-11-27T21:11:00-05:00 >2012-11-28T12:50:47-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gj/gj2c871kknmn7ia5.jpg" width="514" height="285" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Continuing with our series of Stage 1 proposals to the Helsinki Central Library competition, this is the scheme by Los Angeles firm Platform for Architecture + Research in collaboration with Arup.</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/61721722/mvrdv-jerde-arup-present-peruri-88-for-jakarta-indonesia MVRDV-Jerde-Arup Present Peruri 88 for Jakarta, Indonesia Alexander Walter 2012-11-19T13:48:00-05:00 >2013-01-20T23:46:06-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/no/no6z5td971hck38f.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>MVRDV has shared with us the design for Peruri 88, a new landmark tower in Jakarta, Indonesia. The scheme is a collaboration of MVRDV (overall design), The Jerde Partnership (commercial podium) and ARUP, together with developer Wijaya Karya &ndash; Benhil Property.</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/59319391/squarepusher-and-the-geometry-of-sound Squarepusher and the Geometry of Sound Archinect 2012-10-14T23:16:00-04:00 >2012-10-16T04:27:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/86/8649df7259d5e0df9ba8e88815e942f5.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Taking Kubrick&rsquo;s 2001: Space Odyssey as an inspiration for the mood of the Sound Portal, Arup created an intimidating black rubber shape that sits in the centre of Trafalgar Square but opens up to reveal light and sky within. The facility provides the perfect environment for some of the most thoughtful and innovative recording artists in the world, including one of my favourite Tom Jenkinson a.k.a. Squarepusher I spoke to him about using ambisonic arrays and exploring sound in three dimensions.</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/56839029/confidential-architectural-drawings-of-new-apple-hq-leaked "Confidential" architectural drawings of new Apple HQ leaked Archinect 2012-09-07T16:52:00-04:00 >2012-09-13T21:58:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p1/p1yqjql3dj754fvs.jpg" width="514" height="364" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A reliable source provided us with some official blueprints for the Apple Campus 2 yesterday, and these are just a few of the images that illustrate the mammoth building currently being planned in Cupertino, Calif. A single one of these slides leaked out today, so we are putting these up now; we are resizing and still have to watermark.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Firms credited on the drawings include Foster and Parters, ARUP, OLIN and Davis Langdon.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/52828867/how-is-computing-changing-the-architect-s-job How is computing changing the architect’s job? Archinect 2012-07-02T13:18:00-04:00 >2012-07-02T13:19:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z0/z01pftzpvrttii3r.jpg" width="514" height="274" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;The form was reinvented to an extent,&rdquo; says Yanni Loukissas, a postdoc in MIT&rsquo;s Program in Science, Technology, and Society (STS). And while the question of exactly which design changes should be credited to Utzon or Arup&rsquo;s firm has been a matter of some dispute, the building, Louskissas says, stands as &ldquo;an example where the engineer was instrumental in reshaping the project.&rdquo;</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/44421438/urban-intervention-finalist-park-by-koning-eizenberg-architecture-arup Urban Intervention Finalist: Park by Koning Eizenberg Architecture + ARUP Alexander Walter 2012-04-09T18:16:00-04:00 >2012-04-09T18:39:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8b/8b3c4zrvlwvcipb7.jpg" width="514" height="264" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Back in March, three finalist entries were announced at Urban Intervention: The Howard S. Wright Design Ideas Competition for Public Space. [...] We had already published PRAUD's "Seattle Jelly Bean" proposal, and here's now also the finalist entry "Park" by Southern Californian practice Koning Eizenberg Architecture in collaboration with ARUP. All three finalist submissions are currently in the process of design phase two.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Also, <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/5766/koning-eizenberg-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Koning Eizenberg Architecture</a> is currently <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/43714865/marketing-coordinator" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">hiring</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/36695415/video-the-making-of-the-metropol-parasol Video: The making of the Metropol Parasol Archinect 2012-02-02T18:22:00-05:00 >2012-02-02T18:25:04-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h6/h652bi7sfonj2etb.jpg" width="514" height="415" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>This film explores how the Metropol Parasol affects the people who live and work around it, as well as the historic area in which it sits. The Metropol Parasol is one of the largest wooden structures in the world and was completed in April 2011. It has become a new centre for Seville. The Metropol Parasol was designed by Architect, J. MAYER H., with engineering consulting from Arup.</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/4384485/arup-opens-3-new-overseas-offices-for-the-first-time-in-65-years Arup opens 3 new overseas offices for the first time in 65 years J. James R. 2011-04-27T16:37:00-04:00 >2012-10-15T14:36:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h4/h4pw62qton9rqyem.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;The traditional model of the Western international practice has been to have a shop window in developing countries but with the work executed back at home,&rdquo; Declan O&rsquo;Carroll was quoted as saying. &ldquo;We are looking at a much more fluid, unorthodox model.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p> Despite dropping from an all time high of 10,000 employees in 2008&mdash; losing 330 in 2009&nbsp; and 670 employees this past winter&mdash; Arup has announced that they have three new offices, Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen, in China. Each new office employs 12 architects and 15 engineers with most of the new staff being Chinese nationals.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> With some lousy last few years for Arup in Europe, Chinese business is still humming along quite nicely in the 18 months Arup has been in China. Arup is currently working on a new 2,300-employee headquarters building for Nokia and a 1,200,000 square-feet office building for Ding He.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> For more, <a href="http://archrecord.construction.com/news/2011/04/110427-Arup-China.asp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">click here.</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/91836/big-wins-with-1-5-towers-in-china BIG Wins with 1.5 Towers in China Alexander Walter 2009-09-08T14:04:00-04:00 >2013-02-28T14:27:38-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/se/seozbaji0y285ce1.jpg" width="436" height="307" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> BIG, in collaboration with ARUP and Transsolar, was awarded the first prize in the international competition to design Shenzhen International Energy Mansion, the regional headquarters for the Shenzhen Energy Company. <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/big_to_design_shenzhen_international_energy_mansion/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a></p>