How Do You Imagine The Skyscraper Of The Future?
This post is brought to you by 2017 Skyscraper Competition. Since 2006 eVolo Magazine invites architects and designers around the world to imagine the skyscraper of the future. The annual Skyscraper Competition explores new possibilities of building high through the use of novel technologies... View full entry
2017 Skyscraper Competition - Call For Submissions
This post is brought to you by 2017 Skyscraper Competition. eVolo Magazine is pleased to invite architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the 2017 Skyscraper Competition. Established in 2006, the annual Skyscraper Competition is one of the... View full entry
Put your furniture design skills to the test in eVolo's 2016 VMODERN Competition
Are you currently working on a furniture project that you're yearning to showcase? Or maybe you're an architect who wants to challenge your skills in a different design discipline. Now's your chance to submit your ideas to the 2016 VMODERN Furniture Design Competition! Created by eVolo Magazine... View full entry
When innovation runs shallow: What's the commotion with eVolo winner New York Horizon?
“New York Horizon” would be virtually impossible to implement in the real world, given the actual urban landscape of the proposed site, which includes some of NYC's subway lines for starters. That being said, the criticism “New York Horizon” has sparked in recent weeks raises bigger questions — particularly involving the rise of “meme-tecture”, the cultural value of landscape architecture, and re-evaluating the setup of open ideas competitions.
Previously on Archinect:2016 eVolo Skyscraper Competition winners revealed2015 eVolo Skyscraper Competition winners imagine the potential of vertical architecture2014 eVolo Skyscraper Competition Winners View full entry
Archinect Sessions #58: Last week’s architecture news. When it wasn’t so depressing.
Collecting the most important news of the past week – that is, from the recording date's perspective of March 30th, the day before Zaha Hadid's sudden death – this episode brings stories on: the winning below-grade skyscraper (sinkscraper?) of eVolo's Skyscraper Competition; a long-lost Le... View full entry
Here comes the "dronescraper"
A drone skyscraper has been proposed by designers Hadeel Ayed Mohammed, Yifeng Zhao and Chengda Zhu that acts as a central control terminal for drones to dock and recharge, situated in the heart of Manhattan.
The ‘dronescraper’, dubbed ‘the hive’ has been proposed as an alternative to Rafael Vinoy’s 432 Park Avenue superstructure, which is set to become the tallest residential tower in the western hemisphere.
— Design MENA
The skyscraper has been undergoing some significant design reconceptualizations lately. Here's a round-up of the most interesting takes:A closer look at BIG's West 57th Street "courtscraper"Screen/Print #30: SOILED's "Cloudscrapers"A bamboo skyscraper fosters public life View full entry
2016 eVolo Skyscraper Competition winners revealed
Designers worldwide get to explore their own interpretations of what a skyscraper is in the annual eVolo Skyscraper Competition. The sky is indeed the limit for the competition, which gives participants complete freedom with their skyscraper designs. At the same time, entrants are challenged to re-examine the skyscraper's definition, purpose, and the potential for vertical living in the 21st century.
Here's a glimpse of the prize winners.1st Place: "New York Horizon" by Yitan Sun and Jianshi Wu | United States2nd place: "The Hive" by Hadeel Ayed Mohammad, Yifeng Zhao, and Chengda Zhu | United States3rd place: "Data Tower" by Valeria Mercuri and Marco Merletti | ItalyHead over to Bustler to... View full entry
The eVolo 2016 Skyscraper Competition is accepting entries now until January. Register early!
Floating in mid-air, inspired by traditional designs, or built out of carbon dioxide, the sky is indeed the limit in the annual eVolo Skyscraper Competition. Since eVolo first launched the contest in 2006, there's no question that the 2016 edition will be just as competitive.Every year... View full entry
eVolo's 2016 Skyscraper Competition is open for registration!
eVolo wants to know the endless ways that the skyscraper can be reimagined in their annual Skyscraper Competition. First launched in 2006, 2016 is expected to be another popular year attracting hundreds of submissions worldwide. Participants rethink the skyscraper by incorporating novel... View full entry
2015 eVolo Skyscraper Competition winners imagine the potential of vertical architecture
Behold the almighty skyscraper, both a historical architectural feat and a signifier of change -- whether in an idealistic sense or not -- in the urban landscape. In relation to that, eVolo Magazine hosted another year of their popular Skyscraper Competition, which gives participants worldwide... View full entry
A glimpse of eVolo's latest book, "Digital & Parametric Architecture"
From the creators of the popular Skyscraper Competition, you can now get your hands on a copy of eVolo's latest book, "Digital & Parametric Architecture".This 312-page book dives into the "architecture of the future" — from the development of the latest digital tools to how they are... View full entry
eVolo Skyscrapers 2 now available for pre-order
Need inspiration to prepare for next year's eVOLO Skyscraper Competition? eVOLO's latest publication, EVOLO SKYSCRAPERS 2 is now available for pre-order throughout April! Only 1,000 copies worldwide are in stock.As the follow-up to the acclaimed first edition, the hardcover, 628-page book... View full entry
2014 eVolo Skyscraper Competition Winners
The winners for the 9th annual eVolo Skyscraper Competition have finally been revealed! The sky is indeed the limit for the popular worldwide competition, which gave participants complete freedom with their skyscraper designs. Imaginative ideas aside, entrants also had to examine the skyscraper's definition, purpose, and potential in the 21st century.
Out of 525 entries from 43 countries in all continents, the Jury awarded three winners and 20 Honorable Mentions.1st place: "Vernacular Versatility" by Yong Ju Lee - U.S.2nd place: "Car and Shell: or Marinetti’s Monster" by Mark Talbot and Daniel Markiewicz - U.S.3rd place: "Propagate... View full entry
Just Launched: eVolo 2014 Skyscraper Competition
It's time for the infamous eVolo Skyscraper Competition! As many of you here are probably familiar with, eVolo Magazine's Skyscraper Competition gives participants complete freedom with their skyscraper designs while thoroughly examining its definition, its purposes, and its potential in the 21st century. All students, architects, engineers, and designers are welcome to compete—with multidisciplinary teams being encouraged. So start gathering your teams now!
Creating Energy from Noise Pollution
Soundscrapers could soon turn urban noise pollution into usable energy to power cities.
An honourable mention-winning entry in the 2013 eVolo Skyscraper Competition, dubbed Soundscraper, looked into ways to convert the ambient noise in urban centres into a renewable energy form.
Noise pollution is currently a negative element of urban life but it could soon be valued and put to good use.
— DesignBuild Source