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Drag and Drop Housing: 12 Fast-Deploying Prefab Designs with Modern Style

6 hours 17 minutes ago
[ By SA Rogers in Architecture & Houses & Residential. ]

You could receive delivery of your brand new home on the back of a truck, watch as they plop it down on the building site, press a button and allow it to self-deploy within minutes. That kind of instantaneous residential building process is now a reality thanks to a recent proliferation of pop-up prefab housing, built off-site and then assembled in a tiny fraction of the time it takes to build a conventional structure. Energy-efficient, modern and often surprisingly stylish, some of these homes are even designed specifically for cash-strapped millennials who can’t afford market-rate apartments.

LaunchPod Solar-Powered Prefabs for Millennials

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Lais Myrrha

7 hours 7 minutes ago
Lais Myrrha
CALCULATION OF DIFFERENCES . 2017 + Galeria Athena Contemporânea Lais Myrrha’s work presents clear concepts to reveal inadequate forms. Their vocabulary is hybrid and porous. With cement or clay, columns and towers, acts of construction and destruction, gold and cocaine, media and politics, the artist combines precision and ambiguity. There is an urgency in elaborating … Continue reading Lais Myrrha
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Quinnipiac University Brand Strategy Group / Amenta Emma Architects

8 hours 17 minutes ago
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Matthijs la Roi and BART//BRATKE Design "Cultural Jewel" Concert Hall in Nuremberg

9 hours 17 minutes ago
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BART//BRATKE & Matthijs la Roi Architects have released images of their proposed new concert hall in Nuremberg, Germany. The “Nuremberg Konzerthaus” seeks to extend the historically rich heritage of the Meistersingerhalle municipal center, contributing a unique musical experience to the cultural city. The proposed concert hall establishes a dialogue with the Meistersingerhalle, connected in a symbolic “band” podium made of natural stone, recalling the rock formations of nearby quarries.

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Pine Tree / SAOTA

10 hours 17 minutes ago
© Dan Forer © Dan Forer
  • Architects: SAOTA
  • Location: Miami, United States
  • Lead Architects: Philip Olmesdahl, Mark Bullivant & Andrew Moerdyk
  • Area: 400.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2016
  • Photographs: Dan Forer
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3XN and GERNER GERNER PLUS Reveal Competition Design for Undulating Aquarium in Vienna

11 hours 17 minutes ago
Courtesy of 3XN Courtesy of 3XN

3XN and GERNER GERNER PLUS have released details of their competition entry for the design of a new aquarium in Schönbrunn Zoo, Vienna. Developed in collaboration with aquarium specialists ATT, “Poseidon’s Realm” was designed to be “elegant, simple and mysterious, lying across the landscape like a great veil.” The scheme was awarded second place in an international competition for the aquarium’s design, with the winner yet to be announced.

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