The Architecture Thread

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  1. StephenHero

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    Everyone's favorite mosque at Ground Zero that isn't really a mosque and isn't really at Ground Zero, which has now been designed, but not by an architect, who the developers may or may not be trying to hire for the mosque-like building they are releasing renderings of, which has not been financed, by people that may or may not be part of shady political circles. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


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    I can see that chick's knees, elbows and hair. What kind of mosque is this?
     


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    Looks like a giant sponge .
    BTW, the mosque scam is really a RE extortion scam and nothing more.
     


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    teh GF was talking about the renderings she saw today. Comments were along the lines of "how are they planning on doing this? You can't have the glass end like that. An architecture firm would never do this, I am not sure what their intentions are."
     


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    Six competition proposals for the Victoria & Albert Museum in Dundee, Scotland.


    #2 REX Architects from the U.S.

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    #3 Snohetta from Denmark

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    #4 Kengo Kuma of Japan

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    2, 3 and 4 are the best.
     


  6. StephenHero

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    teh GF was talking about the renderings she saw today. Comments were along the lines of "how are they planning on doing this? You can't have the glass end like that. An architecture firm would never do this, I am not sure what their intentions are."
    I was skeptical as well. All I could think of was concrete lattice structure with bonded glass on both sides of the concrete, which is then veneered with steel panels that are welded together for a seamless finish on the outside, and then plywood and plaster render on the inside. But that is neither easy or cheap and it's only been done a couple times. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


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    Visited Adolf Loos exhibition yesterday. Absolutely stunning [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


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    ^^^ Wow. Infoz? Link?
     


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    I like those Brenta yachts...Would be nice to take a B60 to the Caribbean for a month [​IMG]

    In an entirely different direction...the 65 Sedan picnic boat from Palm Beach Motor Yachts makes for a fantastic cruiser...gorgeous boat and fantastically built. http://pbmy.com.au/
     


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    this is so weird it's cool [​IMG]
    via Whatwedoissecret
     


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    Tokyo Slim In Time Out

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    Bought a hardcover small spaces book.
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