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A New UTØYA / 60 Million for 2015

The Norwegian massacre of the 22nd of July will surely stay in our memories for along time to come, the day will certainly be remembered in the minds of everyone. The utoya disaster has struck hope among the norwegian people and has brought great architecturr minds together, this collaboration has resulted in the Utoya project … Continue reading

A Cross The Boarder

Making a better life for you and your family may seem like the only option in life but for some of us making a better life means taking extremes. The photos have been taken from a bridge located just a few miles past the boarder of mexico, the photos are taken of mexicans travelling as … Continue reading

Everything Bright + Teal

There is nothing better than a  bit of colour on bland white walls, its about time we at RAW  did some more interior stuff so here you go we have the teal reel which is all the cool ways teal has been used in everyday life. There is a certain calmness that the colour teal … Continue reading

Lazika Municipality Lazika Georgia / Just Impressive

When your a student there is nothing more interesting than a building or whole project that does not conform and is spectacular, the spaces inside are nothing short of mysterious. The Lazika Municipality building in Georgia is now on the top of my list of buildings that i want to see before i die, the … Continue reading

Kasper Bonna Lundgaard / House In The Forest

Completion: 2012 Address: Tjønnåsveien 4, Tjøme Architect: Kasper Bonna Lundgaard   The house is simple amazing and one must appreciate the simplicity of the project, the land gives space for an impressive courtyard. What makes this project even more impressive is the fact that the project was develop by an architect that was still a … Continue reading

Tiny Little House On The Muji

To see tiny villages in scale is amazing and very inspiring when your an architecture student and beginning to design in scale models, the houses are all from gingerbread which is sure to get your taste buds tingling. In many ways the Muji home made houses are similar to the Norwegian pepper buscuit village which … Continue reading

XS Architecture / Banc en bois

I am always facinated by compartmental architecture which is leading to a more environmental architecture with lower carbon emissions, the component method of architecture means that pieces can be cut out using a cad cam machine, chop up the pieces and attach them together by just using pure man/woman power. As you can see from … Continue reading

Bartlett End of Year Show

In the bartlett there is a spectical that grabs many students and members of the public’s imaginations, the bartlett end of year show always promises to deliver a new way of thinking about architecture and art. Students present their work in the Roca London gallery opening doors on the 18th of December, this years theme … Continue reading

Academie MWD / Carlos Arroyo

Situation: Dilbeek, Belgium Surface: 3554.76 m2 Proj. budget: 5.3 M € Final cost: 5.4 M € Competition: 2006 Open Oproep Construction: December 2010 – April 2012 Inaugurated: September 8, 2012   Academie MWD brings together great architecture and great urban planning in one, the performance centre is meant to grab attention from those who walk … Continue reading

Welcome To RÅW

Hi welcome to RÅW where we will be talking about the latest architecture out there, to begin we will be exploring architecture in norway and the rest of the world

Made Hand is turning RÅW

Madehand will now be know as RÅW from now on as a team up with other people to make this blog better and more relevant to architecture students and design from a norwegian perspective. RÅW will be featured in a later state in norwegian and english so that to give a perfect balance for students, RÅW will also … Continue reading

Tight Squeeze / OFIS Architekti / Court Apartments

Slovenian practice OFIS Arhitekti reformatted three Baroque houses in Ljubljana into an apartment block with a secret courtyard, which is featured in this third movie from our series about the studio’s work.  

Lectures / Alain De Botton

Alain De Botton has always been a distinguished deep thinker when it comes to sociology and self development, without sounding like he’s trying to push an agenda Alain talks about realtive feelings that make us want to better our selves. Alain De Botton touches on the feeling that we get when we are looking for … Continue reading

How To Architect? / If you ain’t heard

How to architect is a great amazing series of videos provided by architect doug patt, these video come to the aid of all the architecture students that find it difficult to learn information through lectures. Videos range from how to build a portfolio step by step and the drawing isometric drawings, these videos may not … Continue reading

The Minimalist Life

Minimalism can be really amazing when you get it right and doing this in your home can demand a great deal of restraint, to bring minimalism in the home sometimes demand an adjustment to the minimal life. Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source

We’ve been away Underconstruction

Sorry everyone, we realise that we have been away for a month but we have been undergoing a lot of construction work on our content and job links and video tutorials to the latest software out there. We will soon welcome you to a new style of MADEHAND which is more in detail and more … Continue reading

Ordus Museum

Ordos Museum is located in the new city centre of Ordos. Driven by a booming economy, the Municipal Government of Ordos were determined to create a new city, dozens of kilometers away from the current city, on a site that until recently was nothing but the Gobi Desert.   SOURCE / MADEHAND    

Software Review / Archviz Dvd

Not just a pretty render is what architecture school is all about but dont get me wrong a good render can go a long way into explaining what is going on inside and outside your building, sometimes a set of 2d drawings and a couple of isometrics won get your tutor or potential employer interested. … Continue reading

STILL YOUNG, BROKE + TALENTED

Welcome to the young broke and talented section which is a collection of all the latest work and projetcts from freelance designers of all kinds, i love to celebrate the work of these people as there is clearly talent out there but they are simply not given the opportunity to get paid for it like … Continue reading

Software Review / The CSI Deblurer

Welcome to the MADEHAND software review if your new to the made hand blog, today we are talking about the deblurer which is an amazingly powerful piece of software. The deblurer does exactly what it says on the tin, the software reduces the amount of clarity and pixelation within an image which can come in  … Continue reading

Landscape architect + architect, Søndergaard Rick Fields AS, Notodden

They Are looking for dedicated landscape architect who will be involved in building a local expertise in this field here in town. We also need to increase our capacity in building design and seeking creative and dedicated architect.We are committed to good communication with our partners and applicants must: • have good interpersonal skills • master written and … Continue reading