Island Vista also has a restaurant, firefly garden, observation deck, and an observation station. Courtesy of Haeahn Architecture & H . Island Viva is composed of a curvilinear aluminum paneled building surrounded by transparent faces with translucent ribbon-like panels. All three islands are tied together with the various..
Jul 13, 2017 . Photovoltaic panels on the roof will collect solar energy and redistribute it to the different pavilions accordingly. . The roof membrane, which is made of ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) – a transparent fluorine-based plastic – will respond to sensors and opens and closes to help maintain heat levels..
May 19, 2016 . A San Francisco residence by Kennerly Architecture & Planning has many distinctive features, including a perforated metal gate and white plastic cladding. . "The volumes are clad in a durable white plastic decking material, counterpointed by extensive use of stained wood," the firm said. "The exterior..
Aug 15, 2011 . The hinged panels are hollow and a transparent PVC pipe lines each perforation. Apartment for a dancer and choreographer by CUT Architectures. Hidden wheels allow the partitions to be easily manoeuvred. Apartment for a dancer and choreographer by CUT Architectures. A second set of screens..
Sep 26, 2016 . Swiss studio Bureau A created this inflatable PVC nightclub to host the annual party of the Federation of Swiss Architects (+ slideshow). Named Shelter, the black blow-up building contains a bar and a dance floor, as well as an assortment of inflatable furniture that includes seating, tables and a DJ booth
Jun 23, 2015 . Some parts of SelgasCano's structure are covered with large sheets of coloured ETFE, while other areas feature strips of the material wrapped around the steel frame. The Madrid-based architects also chose to vary the opacity of the material across the skin of the pavilion. Serpentine Gallery Pavilion by..
Nov 14, 2012 . First, wind power is not practical for large vessels like container ships, which sail faster than 15 knots and need to use their deck space for cargo. . Sydney Harbour has been operating since 2000, a similar vessel is operating in Shanghai, and four more are currently running on a single route in Hong Kong
Apr 26, 2017 . The new, distinctively shaped public pool now occupies a triangular site overlooking Victoria Harbour at the western end in Sai Wan on Hong Kong Island. It is intended to mark the entrance to Kennedy Town when approached by car or tram from the east. The shell-like roof, which is covered in zinc panels,..
Jun 7, 2016 . A team of architects in Chicago has proposed a house made of 3D-printed plastic and carbon-fibre panels wrapped around glazed walls (+ slideshow). The members of international firm WATG's Urban Architecture Studio took out first prize in the Freeform Home Design Challenge, which invited architects,..
May 4, 2011 . Pultrusion is a manufacturing process combining extrusion and pulling fibreglass through a die that can provide panels up to 1400mm wide and almost infinite . The solids in turn are articulated by a series of thick sculptural PVC blackout curtains which give both depth and dynamic to the overall elevation
Sep 13, 2014 . Translucent polycarbonate panels reveal the frame of this renovated house in Massachusetts by architects Alessandro Armando and Manfredo di Robilant
Aug 1, 2016 . Yasutaka Yoshimura has transformed a disused warehouse in Japan into a kindergarten by enveloping the existing structure in a tent-like translucent membrane
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May 29, 2017 . One hosts an eye-shaped swimming pool and sun deck, while another forms a gravelled patio. The final segment hosts a sunken seating area. Villa Ypsilon by LASSA. "The design of the concrete shell and the courtyards' orientation is such that it produces shadows at specific times of the day," said the..
Feb 24, 2014 . Semi-translucent polycarbonate panels and wooden shelving creates partitions in this television station office in Hangzhou, China, by Daipu Architects
Feb 10, 2013 . Chinese New Year begins today and celebrations in Hong Kong include Cantonese operas performed at a pop-up bamboo theatre in the new West . Orange nylon sheets are stretched over the tiered roof to imitate the ancient palaces of Beijing's Forbidden City, while colourful fabric signs mounted on..
Jul 5, 2017 . SelgasCano is known for creating transparent and open buildings. In 2015 the firm created a colourful plastic-wrapped Serpentine Gallery Pavilion in London, while its plant-filled co-working space for Second Home in Lisbon occupies a 1,115-square-metre open-plan space inside a historic market hall
Aug 15, 1995 . Thus there is a low resistance heat transfer path throughout the entire sandwich panel. In another prior art type of sandwich panel, straight plastic pins are forced through the top layer of concrete, the insulative layer and into the bottom layer. They are shaped so as to be embedded and fastened to the two..