UPTO35 Competition Shortlist

Five architects have been shortlisted for UPTO35, a competition to design an affordable student housing complex in Athens, Greece.

In June 2009, OLIAROS, a young Greek property development company, issued a call for architects up to 35 years old to submit proposals for the design and construction of a model, affordable student housing complex in Kerameikos and Metaxourgeio (KM), an area in the historic center of Athens, Greece. Continue reading UPTO35 Competition Shortlist

‘Necklace’ by Unitydesign, Starburstar and ASA

This proposal by Japanese UnitydesignStarburstar and ASA by won the second prize of the international Ccompetition for the ‘Exploratory Science Museum of Unicamp’ competition. Located on the campus of the Campinas University in Brazil their proposal for this project was based on the concept of the necklace. Continue reading ‘Necklace’ by Unitydesign, Starburstar and ASA

‘Nomiya’ Temporary Restaurant by Pascal Grasso

Parisian architect Pascal Grasso has recently completed his project of called ‘Nomiya’, which is a restaurant temporary set on the roof of ‘Le Palais de Tokyo‘ museum in Paris. ‘Nomiya’ is some kind of a small private restaurant with a panoramic view over the Seine and the Eiffel tower. Continue reading ‘Nomiya’ Temporary Restaurant by Pascal Grasso

The Shanghai Corporate Pavilion for World EXPO 2010 by Atelier Feichang Jianzhu

This is the Shanghai Corporate Pavilion, designed by Atelier Feichang Jianzhu designed for the the Shanghai World EXPO 2010.

The fascinating building is composed of thousands of plastic tubes made from used CD cases. The impressive exterior structure is composed of hundreds of polycarbonate transparent recycled plastic tubes formed into a grid-like matrix. Continue reading The Shanghai Corporate Pavilion for World EXPO 2010 by Atelier Feichang Jianzhu