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

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

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

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

Im Entering Are You ?, UNEMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR

  A great contest set up by United Colours of benetton for ages 18 to 30 years old, a great insentive for those out there who have been stuggling finding employment in the bad bad world of work. Not all of us as individuls have connections that make getting a job a piece of cake, … Continue reading

Goli + Bosi by Studio Up

Studio spaces can often be a mondane one colour, one shape, making working in an office very depressing and predictable. Goli and Bosi have come together to develop this intriguing minmalist aproach to work and play. The simple but smart palette of colours used creates a vibrant but professional area of work. This renovated department store … Continue reading

Effiel Tower – Moatti Riviere

The Eiffiel pavilion designed by Moatti Riviere is a new transformation taking place on the lower deck of the tower giving new spatial awareness to those who visit the Eiffiel tower. The pavillion will replace the reception and confrenence room of the original tower which will inform visitors to the tower, the structure of the … Continue reading

Fashion x Form = Architecture

Fashion and architecture go hand in hand, form can be essential for a product to fullfil its function. Fashion has truely demonstrated what can be achieved not only form and stability but aesthetics

Natural History Museum Proposal / Kengo Kuma & Associates + Erik Møller Arkitekter + JAJA Architects

If there has ever been a render that has truly given the sense of connectivity and tranquility this should be it, the natural history museum    for Denmark  designed by these three amazing practices promises to deliver a inspiring and enlightening backdrop to the natural landscape. Its location is a peaceful botanical garden giving the … Continue reading

The Harvest Pavillion / Vector Architects

A simply amazing agricultural building  by Beijing studio to wash, prepare and harvest crops. The harvest pavillion brings a whole other side  to harvesting by producing a subtle marriage between building and nature.

PIRACY / DOES IT REALLY HURT

I thought that to get off to a fresh new start on made hand that i would have a little session on piracy and how it has changed the way we share information and how we communicate, the problem is that i am a bit of a hypocrite when it comes to piracy The problem … Continue reading

When I Was Young…………….

Very sorry guys for the hiatus, been a bit busy with handing in work and an exam for my architecture course. I am now coming to the end of my course and i just keep on having those flash back moments when you were kids and the great memories you have. Unfortunately like some people … Continue reading

Still / Tranquil Spaces

Tranquil spaces is a collaboration of images of the most peaceful and humble spaces across europe and america, architecture and design is only efficient and successful if it fits well in its surroundings. These scenic views give a clear understanding of what can be achieved and given from these sites MADEHAND/SOURCE MADEHAND/SOURCE MADEHAND/SOURCE MADEHAND/SOURCE

The B.L.O.W.J.O.B

The title alone is a filthy give away but here is a true gem i managed to find along the dry desert of amazing photography on sites like pintrest, then i managed to stumbled upon a great inspiration site behance (http://www.behance.net/) which i highly recommend.Tadao Cern the composer presents an amazing composition of photo manipulation … Continue reading

Music/ My Favourite Architect

Before i ever wanted to do anything i always wanted to collect music and not just your ordinary yeah i listen to everything bullshitter but the yeah i listen to ska, j pop and a little bit of death metal, i remember being the weird kid in school always carrying a tone of cds because … Continue reading

Reflection/Life’s Beautiful Side

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Everybody Needs A Map/ The World according to Yanko

Everybody loves a map especially world wide geek’s seeing the countries tie together to form the world map, gives me even a sense of togetherness when the pieces all fit together, here Yanko Tsvetkov brings an insightful, interesting view on how other areas of the world see other people.   MADEHAND/SOURCE

Young,Broke + Talented

Lets face it life sucks when your young and talented but for some reason your broke as hell, could be you have bad management of money or your just like me and you have never had hand outs from anyone till bad times come and your the one lending money. Well it does suck and … Continue reading

Avenue of The Rainbow

A small town in Portugal called Agueda houses this amazing sight for the fight time this year with colourful umbrellas which is just beautiful in the sunlight.