Archinect - News 2017-08-20T19:28:07-04:00 New Fairy Tale Architecture in Places Journal Places Journal 2016-12-22T16:46:00-05:00 >2016-12-23T23:27:04-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>How many architects, young and old, have been inspired by a hero or heroine who must imagine new realms and new spaces &mdash; new ways of being in this strange world?&nbsp;This project presents a line of flight into architecture as a fantastic, literary realm of becoming.</p></em><br /><br /><p>This week,&nbsp;our series on Fairy Tale Architecture returns with four new designs by Sn&oslash;hetta, Ultramoderne, Smiljan Radi&#263;, and Bernheimer Architecture. Each one explores&nbsp;the relationship between the domestic structures of fairy tales and the imaginative realm of architecture. But&nbsp;don&rsquo;t expect a light escape into fantasy. These fantastical worlds draw their power from engagement with the real.</p><p><br><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tiddalik the Frog, designed by&nbsp;Sn&oslash;hetta</a></p><p><br><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Flatland, designed by&nbsp;Ultramoderne</a></p><p><br><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gripho, designed by&nbsp;Smiljan Radi&#263;</a></p><p><br><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Seven Ravens, designed by&nbsp;Bernheimer Architecture</a></p> The House on Chicken Feet Places Journal 2011-12-22T14:23:00-05:00 >2012-11-02T16:56:13-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="460" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>We were able to meet the Grimms&rsquo; strict design requirements by employing a slender tower design of vertical cylindrical stems that are joined by intermittent outrigger beams with a reinforced space at the very top for Rapunzel&rsquo;s long captivity.</p></em><br /><br /><p> This week, Places has a holiday series on fairy tale architecture.&nbsp;Participating firms &mdash; Bernheimer Architecture, Leven Betts, and Guy Nordenson and Associates &mdash; have selected favorite tales and produced works exploring the intimate relationship between the domestic structures of fairy tales and the imaginative realm of architecture.</p> <p> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Baba Yaga's Hut, by Bernheimer Architecture</a></p> <p> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jack's Beanstalk, by Leven Betts with Bret Quagliara</a></p> <p> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rapunzel's Tower, by Guy Nordenson and Associates</a></p>