A few weeks ago we were contacted by Ann Truong, a year 11 student from Arthur Phillip High School. She asked if she could come in and interview us for a report she had to prepare for her Graphic Design course. When we met Ann were all very impressed with her and thought that the questions she asked and her manner were very intelligent. Ann told us yesterday that she had received top marks for the...
Designing a (Wooden) Earthquake-Proof Home
We found this amazing test on the popularmechanics website. On July 14, all eyes in Japan’s Hyogo Earthquake Engineering Research Center turned to the seven-story wood condominium in the center of an enormous room. Deep rumblings and the sound of massive pistons pumping filled the room as the condo began to shake. It moved up and down, left and right, back and forth. Less than a minute...
spreading the good word (about architecture)
http://www.living-architecture.co.uk/ Here is a company ( a social enterprise) based in the UK that organises holiday rentals in contemporary architecture. Their treatise is to promote and give access to architecture for everyone (you can stay in one for 20 pounds a night). They say; We started the organisation from a desire to shift perceptions of modern architecture. We wanted to allow people...
Limited Edition George Nelson Tray Table
Part of the Herman Miller Select Program, this limited-edition tray table was inspired by George Nelson’s mid-century masterpiece, the Flock of Butterflies clock. Manufactured in polished aluminum with a design meant to evoke butterflies in flight. via designmilk
This is an animation of a BIM model we have created for a prefabricated house to be built in Alice Springs. It excites us immensely so we were hoping it would excite all of you too.