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OMA and Zaha Hadid are defining the differences between the “Periodic Inspiration” and the “Specific Inspiration”

Posted in buildings, public buildings with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 2, 2013 by eliinbar

From Eliinbar's sketchbook 2013- OMA   Stok exchange in shenzen the ultimate "Specific Inspiration"

From Eliinbar’s Sketchbook 2013 – OMA  Stok exchange in shenzen the ultimate “Specific Inspiration”

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More than once I am asked 

Define, in one sentence the difference between Conscious Inspiration to copy-paste

:  And my anwer is

The fundamental difference between“Copy Paste” and Conscious Inspiration is that in “Conscious Inspiration” we Implement our INVENTION

And I’ll be more specific in future posts

In this post I will share with you my distinguishing between two Sources of Inspiration

“the “Periodic Inspiration

“and the “Specific Inspiration

The next image is OMA‘s stock exchange in Shenzhen Chaina

competition: 1st prize 2006

OMA's stock exchange in Shenzhen Chaina, competition: 1st prize 2006

And this is the Hong Kong Institute of Design .designed by CAAU, Published in ARCHDAILY,project year 2010,inspiered by OMA‘s   stock exchange in Shenzhen Chaina 2006

Hong Kong Institute of Design .designed by CAAU

From Eliinbar's sketchbook 2013- OMA   Stok exchange in shenzen the ultimate "Specific Inspiration"

From Eliinbar’s Sketchbook 2013 – OMA’s  Stok exchange in shenzen the ultimate  Specific Inspiration

Note to the prominent boxy morphology of both buildings

Both buildings are defined by the conceptual idea of “flying buildings” or “buildings moving” …. we recognise from the 60s  ARCHIGRAM

The main constructive solution is based on metal, a striking visual feature of diagonal columns and beams

The constructive solution is a prominent visual element in the facades of the building, and characterized by a transparency that eliminate the traditional concept of a window, A curtain wall

All this makes OMA‘s Stok exchange in shenzen the ultimate “Specific Inspiration” for the new Hong Kong Institute of Design

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 ?So what is the “Periodic Inspiration”  and how does it affects us

 

Periodic Inspiration  is a source of inspiration that affects us all. We often identify it with architectural trends

Here is how the “Periodic Inspiration” affects the designers of the Hong Kong Institute of Design

“In a previous post of mine I presented the “Flouting Buildins Trend

-A dominant representative of this trend  , is Zahah Hadid‘s  Expo Centre exhibition halls and residential tower project in Moscow Russia, Published in 2007….shown in the next image

Zaha Hadid Architect Expo Centre exhibition halls and residential tower project Moscow Russia Published in 2007

Zaha Hadid   Architect

Expo Centre exhibition halls and residential tower project

Moscow Russia ,Published in 2007

Notice the dominant characteristics of this trend

horizontal proportioned structure lifted off the ground

Creating a covered public space at ground level

The following sketch illustrates this architectural concept

From Eliinbar's sketchbook

?What are the origins ( inspiration Sources)  for this trend

The folowing sketch examines the option that Zaha Hadid’s inspiration sources for the “Floating buildings trend” are Le Corbusier’s visionary piloties, developed in the 50s

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For the complete story of this sketch , you are invited to visit my post https://archidialog.com/2010/07/11/le-corbusier-zaha-hadid-les-pilotis-conscious-inspiration-1/

My folowing sketch examines a “Cousin” of the “Floating buildings trend” the “Moving Buildings Trend” that its origins are probably the work of the  “Archigrm Group“, that worked in the 60s

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:For the complete story of this sketch, you are invited to visit my post

https://archidialog.com/2011/07/05/

The big “conscious inspiration” project

Buildings that will be published in ARCHDAILY in the following weeks will be judged by the Followers of  SOMEONE  HAS  BUILT IT BEFORE from the viewpoint ,did this building was designed according to the principals of the “Conscious inspiration“? ,or may be, by accident , that the building is a victim of the  “Copy Paste”  syndrom

Obviously I will add pictures of buildings and sketches, from my recent posts, to clarify

 

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Zaha Hadid and the “Floating Buildings Trend”

Posted in buildings, public buildings with tags , , , , , , , , , , on June 11, 2012 by eliinbar

Zaha Hadid is probably leading a world architectural trend I like to call the “Floating Buildings Trend”.

If I may express my opinion…. Zaha Hadid’s visionary “Floating Buildings” are a solution worth learning and experiencing ….In hot countries like mine…. it’s a relevant solution for overcrowded cities, lacking covered urban spaces.

The following image is a project designed by Zaha Hadid in Moscow. It is the Expo Centre exhibition halls and residential tower project.

Zaha Hadid Architects

Expo Centre exhibition halls and residential tower project

Moscow Russia Published in 2007 ( for more pictures and plans see the internet Magazine WAN)

From Eliinbar Sketch book 2012 – the“Floating buildings trend

Here is a Sketch, published in a previous post of mine.  It examines the option that Zaha Hadid’s inspiration sources for the “Floating buildings trend” are Le Corbusier’s visionary piloties, developed in the 50s….

For the complete story of this sketch , you are invited to visit my post:  https://archidialog.com/2010/07/11/le-corbusier-zaha-hadid-les-pilotis-conscious-inspiration-1/

The next sketch, examines Steven Holl’s Interpretation to the “Floating buildings trend

From Eliinbar Sketch book 2012 -the “Floating buildings trend

For the complete story of this sketch , you are invited to visit my post   https://archidialog.com/2012/01/17/steven-holl-el-lissitzky-and-the-horizontal-skyscrapers/

And finally a sketch that examines a “Cousin” of the “Floating buildings trend” the “Moving Buildings Trend” that its origins are probably the Archigram-group that worked in the 60s

For the complete story of this sketch. You are invited to visit my post:  https://archidialog.com/2011/07/05/

“Conscious Inspiration” – to be inspired consciously….

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Le Corbusier & Archigram – “Buildings floating in the air” or “building moving” -2

Posted in buildings with tags , , , , , , , , , , on August 5, 2011 by eliinbar

From eliinbar’s Sketch book 2011- Le Corbusier & Archigram

Here are two more examples for a new type of buildings we can find on the Web

  (Post 2, dealing with the same conscious inspiration phenomena)…. 

 Timothy Moon Architects 

 Escarpment House  Hawkesbury River

 Photographed 2008

 

Architecture Paradigm 

Bangalore India 

 Project Year: 2011

eliinbar Sketches 2011– Le Corbusier & Archigram 2

You are invited to visit my relevant posts 

https://archidialog.com/2011/07/05  –      Le Corbusier & Archigram – “Buildings floating in the air” or “building moving”

https://archidialog.com/2011/03/22  – The New Vertical City – “Conscious Inspiration”

https://archidialog.com/2010/04/22  – Le Corbusier–Les Maisons Domino

https://archidialog.com/2011/03/08  – Five points of architecture

https://archidialog.com/2010/07/11/  – Le Corbusier & Zaha Hadid – Les Pilotis

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I invite you all to contribute in developing the attitude and tools towards the viability of the “Conscious Inspiration” Method

The  “Conscious Inspiration” Method,  How it Works?

First step:  the inspiration Source

Second step:   Developing  the Conscious Inspiration tools

Third step:   Realize the design idea

The abundance of information in the Web affects us all, as I illustrate in my posts.

I Believe that designing is a process formed from three main phases:  knowledge, tools and invention.

Knowledge”:  as many said, and wrote before – Knowledge is the foundation for all designing processWe architects and designers are obliged to be informed about everything that was designed in the past and on a daily basis….

“Tools”:  develop tools to analyze buildings and “Understand” them,  tools that will cope with the abundance of architectural information…

(I intend to demonstrate some of my ideas in future posts)

“Invention”:  with the methodology of “conscious Inspiration” we don’t need to be intimidated to get inspired from relevant buildings.  Once we develop our tools, it will lead us to high quality and creative architecture.

Eli Inbar

 

 

 

The New Vertical City – ” Conscious Inspiration”

Posted in buildings with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 22, 2011 by eliinbar

The New Vertical City eliinbar’s sketchbook 2011

This post is about the sources of inspiration for the new “vertical city”.Le Courbusier called it  “La Ville Radieuse” – “The Radiant City

Recently were published in the Web several interpretations to the notion of thevertical city

This projects review is partial. It Includes the main sources of inspiration for today Architects and planners designing the “Vertical City

Le Corbusier Architect

Unité d’Habitation Marseille

France, built 1947-1952

Le Courbusier “La Ville Radieuse” Conceptual sketch

“La Ville Radieus(1924 )  represented an utopian dream to reunite man within a well-ordered environment. Unlike the radial design of the Ville Contemporaine, the Ville Radieuse was a linear city based upon the abstract shape of the human body with head, spine, arms and legs. The design maintained the idea of high-rise housing blocks, free circulation and abundant green spaces proposed in his earlier work. The blocks of housing were laid out in long lines stepping in and 0ut. and were raised up on pilotis. They had roof terraces and running tracks on their roofs.

Archigram (1960s)

Archigram (1960s)drew inspiration from technology in order to create a new reality that was solely expressed through hypothetical projects. Committed to a ‘high tech’, light weight infra-structural approach that was focused towards survival technology, the group experimented with modular technology, mobility through the environment, space capsules and mass-consumer imagery. The works of Archigram served as a source of inspiration for later works such as the High tech ‘Pompidou centre’ 1971 by Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano, and Future Systems.

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Hong Kong Apartment Buildings 2010

Metous Studio

Barrio de los Paracaidistas

published in Archdaily 03 Jun 2010

Metous Studio Barrio de los Paracaidistas Conceptual sketch

Their approach reconfigures the traditional Mexican street as an open-air high-rise to provide unlimited potential for a new type of urban environment.  ”The meaning of the tower is a living being that breathes in the city and is truly defined by Mexican culture and people,”

By shifting key components of Mexico’s urban fabric to the vertical dimension, a new three-dimensional urban organizational grid is formed.   The street is continued from the ground plane and becomes the connecting thread linking the entire tower.  The street reacts to sunlight, wind, adjacencies and population density, as it sometimes widens for commercial activity, an open green space, or to provide visual and circulatory freedom.

The tower’s structural framework affords the design a sense of flexibility, allowing it to be adapted to the community’s needs over time.  The system has the potential to support a series of vertical neighborhoods that grow around and into one another. Sub-public and private spaces evolve organically, creating complex urban spaces similar to those of historic Mexico.

Each building within this new vertical city is self-structural and built into the larger super-structure.   This non-modular system “allows neighborhoods to develop with a richness and diversity reminiscent of the larger Mexico City context” Over time, the tower will be defined by those who have lived there, making it a testament to Mexico’s past and allowing a built object to reveal the history of the different neighborhoods.

HTDSTUDIO DESIGNOFFICE

Nordhavnen Pixel City

published in Archdaily 19Mar 2011

HTDSTUDIO DESIGNOFFICE  Nordhavnen Pixel City

This community was developed with the idea of life as a focus from the inception of the design process. Great emphasis was set on carefully balancing and integrating residential, cultural, commercial, recreational, naturalistic and institutional elements of this master plan. A holistic approach to both micro and macro organization were seen as being crucial to this ultra livable city.

Nordhavnen’s aim is to be a flexible and evolving model of a 21st century town which focuses on renewable energy, waste reduction, ecological building materials and alternative transportation options as a key to it’s viability, livability and longevity.

Mekano Studio Seeds of Life”

honorable mention in the eVolo 2011 skyscraper

competition published in Archdaily 20-3-2011

Vertical City eliinbar Sketches 2011

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You are invited to visit my recent and relevant posts

Le Corbusier  –  La “Ville Radieuse” NOW!!

https://archidialog.com/2010/10/05

Le Corbusier – “ville Radieuse” 2 – Not So Conscious Inspiration

https://archidialog.com/2010/10/10

Zaha Hadid  the “Dancing Towers – Concept”

https://archidialog.com/2010/11/07

The Search for the Typology/Image of the new Green Apartment Building

https://archidialog.com/2010/08/20