With 2019 in the United Kingdom introduced as uncharted territory, demands for walls and no government in the new world, transactional relationships everywhere showing scant concern for communities or well-being beyond individual calorie counts, the outlook appears bleak – The Monthly Report for January 2019 by Brian Carter.
Zaha Hadid, born in 1950 in Iraq, was considered stubborn, spirited, brilliant and a bit eccentric. She described her work as a ‘flowing kind of spatiality,’ and indeed, many of her creations remain truly unmistakable, earning her the title of ‘Queen of the Curve.’
Camouflage Architecture – images of spindly towers and city fabric recall Potemkin’s villages: these contemporary proposals suggest hubris and advocate the use of cloth – Monthly Report by Brian Carter
A November screening of The Experimental City caught my eye – The Monthly Report by Brian Carter
Reynaers to exhibit at ARCHITECT@WORK 2019, The Old Truman Brewery, London, showcasing its industry-leading approach to fire safety with fire-resistant curtain walling and high-quality flush window and door systems.
Built environment organisations call for urgent action on issues such as consumption, innovation and infrastructure: new report highlights UK’s inadequate performance against United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, including those for the built environment.
“Libraries are the thin red line between civilization and barbarism”, said Neil Gaiman: back in my school days I was a regular visitor to the library, but when was the last time I visited a library to borrow a book? It must be over two decades ago, so clearly I don’t value libraries. But I do, I think, just somehow they have slipped me by.
News that a concert hall to be built in Russia’s fourth largest city will be designed by Zaha Hadid Architects prompted thoughts about building types.
e-architect have been following the first year progress of architecture student Daniel Lomholt-Welch during his degree studies at Edinburgh University in Scotland. The first semester we worked on two projects, the first being “Material World”, and the second “Strangely Familiar”.
Architecture articles, design discussion – building articles, architectural information + discussion for and about architects across the globe
Good environmental qualities in traditional architecture, personal comfort and well being – August was hot. Signaled by images of parched grasslands and flaming forests in places as far apart as California, Greece, Australia and Siberia.
Building automation is becoming an important management tool in modern commercial premises to deliver effective operations, improve security and reduce operating costs.
Boathouse designs – waterfront architecture news, contemporary building designs – built environment updates & architectural links – Boathouse building news, key waterside construction design info & lakefront property images
SuRe – Standard for Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure: infrastructure development in cities is key to fighting climate change and fostering sustainable development. Cities need to become more inclusive, resilient and sustainable.