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

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

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.  

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

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    

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

Is the Architect ? : Has Being a Woman in Architecture Changed

Welcome to the is the architect ? series, the series i This week we are going to talk about whether being a woman in architecture has changed in the last century, this is a subject i think should be brought up and discussed as many women take the career of architecture as a way of … Continue reading

The Reef Project

A true inspiration for those who are forward thinking in the field of architecture and computer software, the reef project combines the technology of Rhino and Grasshopper to three dimensionally develop the leaf like components. Reef is a responsive, kinetic installation by Rob Ley and Joshua Stein which investigates the role emerging material technology can … Continue reading

The Architecture Student Essentials

When  i first decided i wanted to do architecture at university i wasnt actually my desire,i really wanted to do computer science, more architecture students gradually grow into the course/ profession after years of facination with the subject matter but for me it was a bit of a last minute love. After the first 2 … Continue reading

Snohetta Wins over Zaha hadid and Norman Foster

Norways leading architects have been favoured over the worlds most renowned architects zaha hadid and norman foster to develop the opera house in Busan in South Korea. Understandable to many why snohetta would be favoured over other enteries for the Busan opera house, this comes which the impressive completion of the Oslo opera house and … Continue reading

MADEHAND, LOVE DECONSTRUCTIVISM

Huh Who the hell Are you ?, the common question youll ever hear in your younger lifetime in all professions. With MADEHAND we are trying to start from the dirt and maybe one day turn into a flashy diamond. Here at madehand we love the idea of deconstructivism, i hope you do too. From the … Continue reading

World Architecture Festival / Future Project of the Year and Landscape of the Year Awards

An exciting announcement from the World architecture festival should grab any architecture students attention, if it doesnt here is a good reason why it should. The world architecture festival is a culmination of some of the new emerging architectural design and the awards they recieve due to their amazing architectural design. Kallang River Bishan Park, … Continue reading

Google Headquarters/Clive Wilkinson Architects

This industrial style of architecture is the product of architect Clive Wilkinson who was appointed to design and develop the google headquarters in Silicon valley.This 500,000 square foot complex involved the valid input of DEGW environmentalist William Mcdonough who have worked together to develop a diverse environment. The design integrated highly focused software engineering workspace … Continue reading