The design for a solar-powered, perpetual motion, hydrofoil Trimaran yacht, commissioned by HoldenManz wine estate, Cape Town. The trimaran has a folding wingsail for a better lift to drag ratio, the sail’s frame is constructed from carbon fibre.
The original Glass House, designed seventy years ago by Philip Johnson as his home in Connecticut, has become a classic representation of Modern architecture. It was not only the architect’s private residence; it was also his viewing platform for the world.
The pavilion bar is part of Paris’ flood control infrastructure. An enclosed circular glass bar rests over a bell mouth spillway which allows water to enter from it’s entire perimeter, directing the water throughout the design, into the spillway.
Design: Stephan Sobl – dramatic interplay of opaque surfaces incorporating “poché and lightweight, fragile structure” in this American casino resort, a satellite alternative to Las Vegas. Distinct architectural languages are exploited to create extreme spatial sequences.