The Program and Areas were furthur divided and placed in order as per the relationship study previous post. OR get it directly from here! News Competitions Events Search. Do you live outside the United States? The quality and innovation of entries increase annually and this year was no exception. Would you be able to share some of the ideas behind the sketches-as-film? One particular challenge is the current approach to social housing.
It is an ancient material that comes from the earth and returns to the earth but above all it has characteristics of strength, durability, unlimited colour potential and the capacity to reflect light, making it functionally perfect and extraordinary in various situations. This presents a setback for both the sustainable and cultural growth of developing nations. Thus it is worth conceptually breaking down the tradition instutional library archetype, briefly described below. When I sit in a beautiful and haphazardly-crafted coffee shop, I think about how to capture this space on film, while observing how and why the room is shaped like it is architecturally. The Program and Areas were furthur divided and placed in order as per the relationship study previous post. These are Canada’s greenest and most innovative buildings of We asked him a few questions about his fascinating cinematic renderings and about the challenges that are currently facing South African designers.
Architecture and a Developing Information Societyhis design is informed by a dual fascination with moving images and the urban environment. Its need adresses public knowledge gain, and the aspects that affect the current knowledge access presented by the traditional library.
The new information platform replaces the traditional spaces of knowledge previously limited to the archetypal library – This is the Open Information Campus, Kliptown, Soweto, Architecture and a Developing Information Societyhis design is informed by a dual fascination yhesis moving images and the urban environment.
Business program pink buffered by study spaces black lineand the study spaces linked to a Leisure zone beige. The thesis was recognised recently, and received the Regional and National thesis of the year. Here all the in-depth research and nuances of web trawling have allowed Guy to bring together these disparate worlds with an architectural thesis that asks the important questions and offers some highly focused and original answers.
On Tuesday, 9 March, each finalist presented their thesis and discussed all aspects of it with a panel of four judges in an hour-long interview.
Where possible we should seek to use materials that respect the environmental balance.
Instead Guy Ailion has taken up the challenge and developed a building that not only breaches the highly developed media barrier that exists in one of the poorest areas of Johannesburg, namely Kliptown, but does so in a manner that offers public space, youth friendly scenarios and practical approaches to rethinking types, such as the library and civic facility in an age where the informal is only just beginning to establish a place alongside the private spaces of consumption.
Posted by Guy Adam Ailion at 2: At the same time, there appears to be a very tangible shift towards a more sustainable future.
Toggle navigation President’s Medals. We asked him a few questions about his fascinating cinematic renderings and about the challenges that are currently facing South African designers. This is a classic example of Guy’s simple “self-dialogue”. We are very curious to have a sneak preview of your ongoing or upcoming projects… care to share?
Archigram, the Architectural and Urban Think-tank, conceptualised the travelling city, “A circus of Ideas” that like an air balloon would travel from one city to the next parading a specific theatre of urban cultures, cafes, museums and information from one urban experience say. We are slowly seeing a consciousness of sustainable building methods and new technologies for the production and consumption of energy.
Like the “Circus of Ideas” the new knowledge incubator library could be an urban experience, like a campus, where u drop-in for an immersive information extravaganza or retreat, and then leave again. Thus it is worth conceptually breaking down the tradition instutional library archetype, briefly described below. It is an ancient material that comes from the earth and returns to the earth but above all it has characteristics of strength, durability, unlimited colour potential and the capacity to reflect light, making it functionally perfect and extraordinary in various situations.
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After being thessi with his award, Ailion expressed his appreciation on behalf of all finalists to the jurors and the sustainably conscious Corobrik for their continuous investment in the architectural community. Sunday, September 6, Interior Ailino Experience. Not only is he revolutionizing the way South Africans think about space and light and living – but all gushing aside – he is also helping to move the country in a more environmentally-progressive direction.
There are of course plenty of designers and people of gguy who champion a local awareness for global and local ecological and social changesbut it is baby-steps for now. For devising from a myriad of design and material possibilities, those combinations are able to achieve optimal solutions, resulting in architecture that is able to inspire and is also functional, practical and sensible.
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Guy Ailion’s project ‘Everywhere is here’ wins 2009 National Corobrik Architecture Student Award
My hopes are that other students and thinkers pursue the topic of the Thesis from which ever angle and industry they are in. The proposed structure encompasses various venues in which to learn new technology as well as housing a traditional plug-in library paying homage to the nostalgia of books.
All tied to an Information anchor library. It is about using exactly the same tools of ones trade, but to serve a different philosophy. Nurturing information societies in a developing context needs a bottoms-up approach that applies local cultures and methods of interaction to global trends. I was working with Silvio Rech and Lesley Carstens architects SRLC is an international award winning practice that is renowned for spearheading a sustainable, luxury, bare-foot, boutique architecture for island and safari living.