Kusy Kawsay | Al Borde

Kusy Kawsay, designed by the architectural firm Al Borde, is a small cabin/studio to do the homework and listen to music in Ecuador. The project recovers traditional construction systems, which over time were relegated or even neglected by their inhabitants. The construction of this shelter -small sound’s box- brings a contemporary language to the lost vernacular architecture in the village of Sucre.

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Patch House | EseColectivo

Patch House, designed by the architectural firm ESEcolectivo, is a residence where everything was recycled as a patchwork design. Materials that would seemingly be considered useless were made to work by means of different systems. All decisions were made with the intention of not throwing anything away and taking advantage of all the materials we had on hand.

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EseColectivo

EseColectivo is an architecture studio focusing on experimentation with alternative materials, technologies, and construction logic. The projects are designed with special care to the specific needs of the users while attending to the logics of sustainable and circular design. They believe in the importance of collaborative practices with the different people involved in and around architecture. They are also interested in developing projects focused on the documentation and research of architecture.

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Rose House | Sergey Makhno Architects

ROSE house, designed by Sergey Makhno Architects, is a guesthouse made of concrete, weathering steel, glass, and water. Because of a clean mod silhouette, the 160 square meter building seems to be simple, but it contains a plethora of sophisticated elements. The steel exterior seems private and fully immersed in the wild nature, whilst the inner part of the building is opposite – open and fragile due to the floor-to-ceiling windows.

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Psychology Clinic | SPBR Arquitetos

Psychology clinic, designed by the architectural firm spbr arquitetos, is to deal with what is between the street & the building’s interior. The construction was organized in four basic stages of work: reinforced concrete structure, stone walls, wooden panels and tempered glass. The implantation of the floors in half level in relation to the street, the external staircase, the access bridge, the gallery with continuous circulation until the lower level, the lowered patio and the ramp make the transition between the street and the offices, sheltered inside the stone walls.

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Day 10 | Introduction to Luchbox

In this session of the workshop – Introduction to Computational Design, participants were introduced to Lunchbox to generate drawings for different kinds of models in grasshopper to rhino for fabrication.

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Awadh Shilpgram | Studio archohm

Awadh Shilpgram, designed by archohm, evolves organically from people’s commercial, cultural, social and leisurely interactions. The built environment is an interpretative collage, a gesture saluting the unique traditional architecture of the Roomi Darwaza and the Imambaras with adequate daylighting, proper air circulation through cross ventilation further adds the dimension of comfort to the design. With nearly two-hundred craft shops of which some are air conditioned, craft courts, a dormitory hostel, an auditorium, and a food court with stalls serving cuisine from different states, Awadh Shilpgram indeed provides generous facilities to visitors and artisans.

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Varivana Resort | POAR (Patchara+Ornnicha ARchitecture)

Varivana Resort, designed by the architectural firm POAR, is a resort on the top of the mountain of Koh Pha Ngan. The challenge is to make architecture of this resort that can accelerate the wind. The architecture of this project is a combination of 12-meters-height walls and 2.5 meters cantilevered balconies, the entire exterior material is an exposing-concrete with coconut form-works. This planning allows visitors to be able to open their back window and door to get full ventilation all day, without losing privacy.

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The New York Public Library | TEN Arquitectos

New York Public Library, designed by the architectural firm Ten Arquitectos, transforms the place into a new cultural space. The objective is to bring the community together and give people the opportunity to meet & share. With an architectural program located mostly below ground level, the TEN Arquitectos project places a glass façade that practically disappears to reveal the internal dynamics of the space: a bright, open and welcoming landscape. This design feature allows anyone to see from the entrance the variety of events that take place inside, on its different levels.

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Co-Sharing Office | Andyrahman Architect

Co-sharing office, designed AndyRahman Architects, functions as an architect’s office and sharing space for various activities. Red Brick became the character of the Co-Sharing Office with manual installation techniques, bringing back the architectural craftsmanship. Red brick is installed as wall, floor, and ceiling ornaments with craft designs and techniques that even appear suddenly in the field. Co-Sharing Office presents the concept of sharing socially, technically, and economically, and strives to be a precedent for climate response building among mass-product buildings.

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Casa RA | LB + MR

Casa RA, designed by the architectural firm LB+MR, is a residence made up of distinct and perpendicular volumes. The house is designed from clear volumes and natural materials, always seeking cross ventilation, natural lighting and a delicate fit into the building site. It is envisioned as the organization of spaces and functions by creating two plateaus. In the first, there are the accesses and garage. The second is an integrated leisure area, in addition to the couple’s bedroom, studio, services, vegetable garden, and orchard.

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Dindang House | Archimontage Design Fields Sophisticated

Dindang House, designed by the architectural firm Archimontage Design Fields Sophisticated, is a residence in Bangkok, Thailand. A careful design may solve all problems of this chaotic site and bring sense of home through various elements such as the three courtyards that scattered throughout the space. The flow of space starts from the entrance where railroad sleepers from the old factory in another alley form the road and the car park.

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Day 7 | Introduction to Elk, Task 1 & 2

In this session of the workshop – Introduction to Computational Design, participants were introduced Elk to extract data and generate drawings and 3d models of a large area in urban context based on the information from the open street map.

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Studio Archohm | Archohm Consults

Archohm Studio, designed by architecture and design firm archohm, is divided into five near platonic and bold volumes. Each is expected to reflect the intellectual diligence of the organization, to help build relationships at various levels, and strive to be metaphysical. The building echoes the attitude and sentiments of the designers and the practice with simple measures as ‘correct’ orientation, and the employment of appropriate materials, soft and muted day lighting and expansive use of indigenous materials.

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Archohm Consults

archohm is a contemporary architecture and design studio addressing an array of opportunities with a responsive and responsible approach. archohm’s portfolio transcends scales, typologies, and mediums, and our scope extends from envisioning the dream to articulating its deliverance in public and private realms. For the required diversity and depth to dream and deliver such projects, we are a collective of 100+ motivated and talented archohmates.

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Oko House | Sergey Makhno Architects

OKO House, designed by Sergey Makhno Architects, is a two-level residence named after the key element of the façade. The element being a round window in steel partitions for almost the entire space of the house. Through this “eye”, owners and guests of the house have a view of the natural green landscape. The project is filled with art objects by Ukrainian artists: in a concrete arch, in front of it, behind the central gate, at the exit from the terrace. Opposite part of the house is the main facade, where there are a garage and entrance to the territory. It is minimalist, monumental and it doesn’t reveal all the secrets.

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Sergey Makhno Architects

Sergey Makhno Architects is a Ukrainian architecture, design, and ceramics studio based in Kyiv, Ukraine, and working worldwide. The team has been creating projects intertwining Ukrainian traditions, world trends and the Japanese philosophy of wabi-sabi, the forces of nature, human talent and architectural mind. They work with architecture, landscape design, interior design, and product design. The main task of their specialists — architects, designers, engineers, artists — is to create comfort that will become near and dear.

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