Bjarke Ingels Interview

A fantastic video on Bjarke Ingels, a Danish architect who leads Bjarke Ingels Group – BIG, explains his design inspiration and approach to architecture. BIG uses the Chinese character “big” as its logo. Personally, I find it’s a smart brand identity move, but there’s a deeper level of meaning. The word BIG also accurately depicts … Continue reading

Steven Holl – Shan Shui Master Plan

After studying Steven Holl‘s work, he has become one of my favorite architects with his unique approach of light and design within the context. His latest project Shan Shui in HangZhou, China, has drawn inspiration from the traditional Chinese view of the harmonious relationship between mountain andwater(Shan Shui). The whole site has 6 large elements; … Continue reading

Shanghai Expo 2010 recap

Here’s a recap of the all the fascinating pavilions at Shanghai Expo 2010 in videos. [via]

KCN office by Atelier Cosmas Gozali

Exterior Interior I love the contrast of using lightness and heaviness as the design concept. The unusual mass of the roof top certainly create a sense of heaviness; whereas the base with large glass windows provides the sense of lightness. The futuristic design of the interior is beautiful. I really like the selection of the … Continue reading

Urban Sandbox

I love the facade and the use of glass and steel beam. [via]

Champs Elysées

Champs Elysées by S.DREI Architektur After the completion of the Spatial Design class, I have become more interested in architecture and started to appreciate the effort that architects invest into the buildings during their designs. I have decided to add a new category on my blog to share interesting architectures that I have come across. … Continue reading

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