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Bjarke Ingels And Zaha Hadid Dancing all the way to the “Conscious Inspiration” and beyond….

Posted in buildings, public buildings with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 17, 2012 by eliinbar

From  eliinbar’s sketch book 2012  Bjarke Ingels And Zaha Hadid Dancing all the way to the “Conscious Inspiration” and beyond….

Inspiration sketch Gallery (ISG) by Eli Inbar

This is the “conscious Inspiration” short Story of Zaha Hadid representative of the older generation,

And Bjarke Ingels representative of the younger generation….

Both of them, graduates of Rem Koolhaas’s  “academy”

The next image is a building designed by Zaha hadid in 2007. Inspired by Steven Holl’s  “Sponge Concept”  …. more about the “Sponge Concept”  visit my post:

Zaha Hadid & Steven Holl – the “Sponge Concept” –  “Conscious Inspiration”

Zaha Hadid Architect

The Opus Commercial Towers

Dubai 2007

Notice in Zaha Hadid’s Opus Commercial Towers, the dominant design characteristics of the perforated box with the morphological of a sponge.

And this is a sketch of mine….showing the evolution of Steven Holl’s “Sponge Concept” 

From eliinbar’s sketch book 2010 – the Evolution of Steven Holl’s “Sponge Concept” 

Inspiration sketch Gallery (ISG) by Eli Inbar

The next image is the Shenzhen International Energy Mansion designed in 2009 , by a very successful graduate of Rem Koolhaass  academy…. 

The most prominent representative of the younger generation…. Bjarke Ingels .

Bjarke Ingels Architect (BIG)

Shenzhen International Energy Mansion

first prize in the international competition 2009

Notice Bjarke Ingels’s Shenzhen International Energy Mansion, dominant design characteristics of the perforated box ,with the morphological of a sponge.

From  eliinbar’s sketch book 2012  Bjarke Ingels And Zaha Hadid the “Sponge Concept”

Inspiration sketch Gallery (ISG) by Eli Inbar

And these two buildings ,were designed by Zaha Hadid and Bjarke Ingels

Two years apart

 

Not much to add

You judge….

Zaha Hadid  Architect

“Dancing Towers”

Dubai  2006

Bjarke Ingels Group-BIG Architects

Mixed-use office and residential building

 Prague , published September 30, 2008

From  eliinbar’s sketch book 2012  Bjarke Ingels And Zaha Hadid “Dancing Towers

Inspiration sketch Gallery (ISG) by Eli Inbar

If you are interested to explore Zaha hadid’s Inspiration Sources origins to the “Dancing Towers

You Are invited to visit my post

Zaha Hadid & MVRDV – “Conscious Inspiration”

As an advance. …. see the following sketch

  eliinbar’s sketch 2010 , MVRDV And Zaha Hadid “Dancing Towers

Inspiration sketch Gallery (ISG) by Eli Inbar

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Rem Koolhaas the “Spiritual father” and REX Architects (Joshua Prince-Ramus) …. “To be there is not in the air”….

Posted in buildings, public buildings with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 15, 2012 by eliinbar

Inspiration sketch Gallery (ISG) by Eli Inbar

In a previous post, I claimed that Rem Koolhaas is the “Spiritual father”,Of a successful young group of architects working today (BIG , REX , MVRDV , FREE)

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We all want to be like them ….young, successful, Creative and innovative architects….

How can we get there?

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In this post I will try to convince you that there is a method to get there….

And I call this method, the “conscious inspiration Method

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To be there is not in the air….

I will try to illustrate my point by the following example.

A building designed by the successful architectural firm REX possession by Joshua Prince-Ramus …..One of the talented followers of Rem Koolhaas

What really makes the difference between “another building”, and a winning project?

I can suggest an answer …. Let’s  learn how to get “inspired consciously“.

First step:  don’t be intimidated to get inspired from relevant buildings

 Look at the following example

This is an external image of the Wyly Theatre showing Rem Koolhaas’s “Wrapper Strategy”….A transparent skin encompasses an assemblage of structurally independent volumes

And this is an external Image of the CLC & MSFL TOWERS designed by REX Architects and Joshua Prince-Ramus

 eliinbar’s sketch 2012–  don’t be intimidated to get inspired from relevant buildings….

Notice the similar design strategy (especially in the lower part of the building)…. A rectangular structure with a transparent skin encompasses an assemblage of structurally independent volumes.

The Wyly Theatre is the “relevant building”,

REX Architects and Joshua Prince-Ramus , had chosen to be inspired from it consciously.

I learned in a previous post of mine, that architects have varied inspiration sources ….

The first type of inspiration is basic and common ….I call it the “Visual Inspiration” Easy to identify, and characterized by architectural trends , shown in the previous images.. .

The second type of inspiration is based on research…. I call it the “Design Strategy Inspiration”. It requires knowledge and analytical skills.

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Second step: You should not be intimidated to get inspired from “Design Strategies” of successful architects

Here are the design strategies REX Architects and Joshua Prince-Ramus had chosen to be inspired from…all design strategies are inspired from Rem Koolhaas the “Spiritual father

 

The explanations and images are taken from REX’s site

Thank you Joshua Prince-Ramus ,for sharing your “Designs Strategies

It will also be interesting to visit my previous post and learn more about Rem koolhaas’s “Design Strategies”

1.the  “Augmented reality strategy”

The ideal office blocks are raised to the planning regulation’s height limit

2.The “Stacking Diagram design Strategy”

3. The “Environment strategy”

The two towers are shifted to make the best possible daylighting relationships between them and their neighbors, and are sheathed in vertical fins of aluminum (CLC) and stone (MSFL) for self-shading and glare control.

…to maximize their property value, views, daylight, and iconographic potential

4. The “Wrap a Schema strategy”

To clearly understand the “Wrap a Schema strategy” visit my post showing Bjarke Ingels and other talented architects” Wrapped buildings“.

 eliinbar’s sketch 2012 – Design Strategies of successful architects

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Bjarke Ingels and SANAA are Joining forces and paving the way to the…. unbelievable “Conscious Inspiration” building

Posted in buildings, public buildings with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 9, 2012 by eliinbar


From eliinbar’s sketchbook 2012, SANAA and the “Shifted Buildings Trend”

Just unbelievable….

On a regular basis I introduced in this blog, a variety of “Conscious Inspiration” examples.

This time,  I came across the ultimate example of the “Conscious inspiration building”……

or maybe not….

For you to judge….

The next building undoubtedly is an honorary member in the privileges group of the “Shifted buildings”

 Saraiva & Associados Arquitectura Urbanismo

 proposal  for the Two Towers project

competition in China 2011 

for more information visit  ARCHDAILY.COM

The  Saraiva & Associados Arquitectura Urbanismo’s  proposal  for the Two Towers project  has a Typology that is  identified  with the “Shifted Buildings Trend

For more information and a lot of examples for the ” Shifted Buildings” see my next sketch , and visit my previous post “Typology of Shifted Buildings  – “Conscious Inspiration

from  eliinbar’s sketchbook 2010  SANAA and the  “Shifted Buildings Trend”

A calculate guess …. Like most of the Shifted buildings

Probably Saraiva & Associados Arquitectura Urbanismo  are inspired by the SANAA’s very familiar Museum of Contemporary Art, in New York ….shown in the next image.

SANAA Architects

Museum of Contemporary Art

New York City 2002– 2007

For more information visit  ARCHDAILY.COM

Now lets See the next clip….this is a clip representing

 Saraiva & Associados Arquitectura Urbanismo’s  design strategies….

Does It seems familiar? ….Did you recognize the architect’s design strategies?

Well… Saraiva & Associados Arquitectura Urbanismo’s  design strategies, look  in the video clip exactly like  BIG’s Augmented reality design strategy

For more information about BIG’s “Augmented reality design strategy” (emphasizing the building’s morphology planning given the weather conditionslooks at the viewtraffic systems, etc.) see  my next sketch, and visit my previous post “Bjarke Ingels Group – BIG….how they do it?”

A warm recommendation…. Locate presentations showing  BIG’s “Augmented reality design strategy”  in YouTube

Here is one I like …. 

From eliinbar’s sketchbook 2012 , BIG’s architects “Augmented reality design strategy

What did I learn from this post?

Architects have varied inspiration Sources ….

The first type of inspiration is basic and common ….I call it the “Visual Inspiration” Easy to identify, and characterized by architectural trends.  (Like the “Shifted buildings” trend)

The second type of inspiration is based on research…. I call it the “Design Strategy Inspiration”. It requires knowledge and analytical skills. (Like BIG’s architects “Augmented reality design strategy”)

Recently, colleagues encouraged me to publish a “very small book”, With a collection of common planning strategies, explained through my sketches….

What do you think about it?

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More examples of buildings inspired by the

Shifted Buildings Trend

Believe me,  there are much more….

Rem Koolhaas the inspirational “spiritual father”….

Posted in buildings, public buildings with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 5, 2012 by eliinbar

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In this Post we will see….  “Conscious Inspiration” exists at  best “families”

This is the “Conscious Inspiration” short story of two OMA’s graduates: BIG (Bjarke Ingels) and REX (Joshua Prince-Ramus) 

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Like in all good families there are mutual influences….

Look at the buildings designed lately by REX and BIG architects in Seoul City , shown in the next images

for you to judge….

REX architects  Project R6

 apartments  building

Yongsan International Business District of Seoul, South Korea  2012-2016

Bjarke Ingels group- BIG  architects

cross # towers Seoul , korea

published 2012

 

Eliinbar’s Sketches 2012 – BIG’s & REX’s “Stacking Diagram design Strategy”….

It is noticeable for the observer…. most likely, BIG’s and REX’s  source of  inspiration is the “Stacking Diagram design Strategy” developed by the “spiritual fatherRem Koolhaas….but they do it”consciously 

What do I mean by doing it “consciously”?

 The “Conscious Inspiration Method”  is about bringing something of your self.

 REX for example, morphologically gets inspired from theStacking Diagram design Strategy but they add their own Interpretation….They design large inner courtyard garden that apartments will overlook it from within the tower’s upper storeys.

For more information about REX’s  Project R6 go to DEZEEN.COM

You are invited to visit my relevant post, Rem-Koolhaas-they-were-all-my-sons: BIG, MVRDV,REX,FREE-and learn more about the“Inspiration Sources” of BIG and REX  and the “stacking Diagram design Strategy .

This is an Eliinbar’s sketch  from the “stacking Diagram design Strategy post….On the left, a project designed by the Dutch firm MVRDV for the “Berlin Voids competition”, on the right REX’s Museum Plaza …….

Are MVRDV’s “Berlin Voids competition” the inspiration origins of the “stacking Diagram design Strategy”?

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A “small talk” about “Conscious inspiration”

With the methodology of “conscious Inspiration”, we don’t need to be intimidated to get inspired from relevant buildings.

Be inspired consciously from existing buildings, and you will experience a unique design process that will serve your creative desires….

But first we must develop our “TOOLS” or in other words, our” Codex rules”…. 

In my previous posts I published numerous “Design Strategies” = “TOOLS” ”= “Codex rules”, of talent and well known architects

You are invited to visit my previous posts and learn more about  ”Codex rules” of leading architects like Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, Rem Koolhaas, Morphosis and others….

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 Here is a short list of my previous posts , Presenting the “Design Strategies” = TOOLS” ”= “Codex rules” of leading architects

1. Zaha Hadid & Frank Lloyd Wright ….Do aspirations for reality begins in our drawings?

https://archidialog.com/2012/05/11/

 2. Morphosis “Floor plan strategy”

https://archidialog.com/2012/01/12/

 3. Learning from Frank Gehry ….Chapter 1 ,His Design Tools

https://archidialog.com/2011/10/24/

 4. Learning from Frank Gehry ….Chapter 2  His floor plan Strategy

 https://archidialog.com/2011/10/27/

 5. Learning from Frank Gehry .  ….Chapter 3 – the “Clinging Statue Strategy”

 https://archidialog.com/2011/11/13/

6. Learning from Zaha Hadid

https://archidialog.com/2011/09/12/

7. Bjarke Ingels Group – BIG….how they do it?

https://archidialog.com/2012/05/06/

Once we develop our “TOOLS”=”Codex rules”, it will lead us to high quality and creative architecture.

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What do say about gathering all the leading architects “Codex rules” ,in a “very small book”?

 

Zaha hadid and Le Corbusier ….Playing musical chairs….

Posted in buildings, public buildings with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 30, 2012 by eliinbar


From Eliinbar’s Sketch book 2012 – Zaha hadid and Le Corbusier Playing musical chairs

Le Corbusier wrote in his book “Towards an Architecture” in 1923 : ”Architecture is not making any Longer simple shapes

 

Twenty seven years later Le Corbusier designed Notre Dame du Haut chapel. A Floor plan that is characterized by complex shapes ….a style identified today with Zaha Hadid’s Architecture…..

 Le Corbusier

Notre Dame du Haut chapel’s floor plan

France 1950-54

And this is a  Zaha hadid’s  typical floor plan … Note the morphological similarity to le Corbusier’s Notre Dame du Haut chapel floor plan.

Zaha Hadid  Architects

Regium Waterfront Development a museum and a multifunctional building for performing arts

 in Reggio Calabria, southern Italy 2007-2015

From Eliinbar’s sketch book 2012-Zaha hadid & Le Corbusier  morphological similarity = “Conscious Inspiration”

Forty years later Zaha hadid designs the Aquatics Centre for 2012 Summer Olympics  in London

Zaha hadid architects

Aquatics Centre for 2012 Summer Olympics

 London  England  2011

More in Arch Daily

Notice the Aquatics Centre’s roof …It is supported by concrete columns that make it appear to float above the rest of the space

And this is the roof designed by Le Corbusier for the Notre Dame du Haut chapel

Le Corbusier

Notre Dame du Haut chapel

France 1950-54

Notice the structural design of the roof was inspired by the engineering of airfoils.

The building’s roof is supported by concrete columns that make it appear to float above the rest of the space

From Eliinbar’s  Sketch book 2012 Zaha hadid & Le corbusier  morphological similarity= “Conscious Inspiration”

“Epilog”:

Zaha Hadid’s Aquatics Centre roof…. under construction

Notice the Aquatics Centre’s roof …It is supported by concrete columns that make it appear to float above the rest of the space.

Villa Adriana  was the Source of  inspiration for le corbusier,when he designed  the RonChamp Chapel  in 1950.

And the next image, are le Corbusier’s sketches from Villa Adriana

Probably Zaha Hadid’s inspiration source for the Aquatics Centre for 2012 Summer Olympics London , is  Le Corbusier’s RonChamp ,Chapel roof.

Each generation and its inspiration sources

The principle is the same…. talented architects of all times are not intimidated to get inspired from relevant buildings.

Here are two relevant examples ,of talented architects that are inspired from Le Corbusier’s RonChamp Chapel – roof. … For you to judge

The next image is Louis Kahn’s  First Unitarian Church  roof designed and built  1959-1969,  inspired from Le corbusier’s  Ron Champ Chapel .

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 eliinbar Sketches 2010  Louis Kahn First Unitarian Church and Le corbusier’s Ron Champ Chapel roof

More information about Louis Kahn’s First Unitarian Church roof, you are invited to visit my post:  Le Corbusier Ronchamp Chapel  ” Sacred Inspiration” 2   https://archidialog.com/2010/12/01/

And this is Rafael Moneo’s “Our Lady of the Angels” Cathedral  ,designed and built  1996-2002 , inspired from Le corbusier’s Ron Champ Chapel roof.

 eliinbar Sketches 2010  Moneo’s “Our Lady of the Angels” Cathedral

More information about Rafael Moneo’s “Our Lady of the Angels” Cathedral  in Los Angeles , you are invited to visit my post: Le Corbusier Ronchamp Chapel “Sacred Inspiraion”  https://archidialog.com/2010/11/28/

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BIG- Bjarke Ingels’s Group “Mountain Strategy” or the strategy of the“Self inspiration”

Posted in buildings, public buildings with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 10, 2012 by eliinbar

From  Eliinbar’s sketch book  2012– BIG’s “Mountain Strategy”

Inspiration sketch Gallery (ISG) by Eli Inbar

Thanks to “A Daily Dose of Architecture “who was my inspiration for this post

I introduced in previous Posts of mine, the possibility that gifted architects multiply their architecture designs …. for example :  SANAA multiplying architecture consciously or Daniel Libeskind Cristal Buildings.

In this post I will show some examples of Bjarke Ingels Group – BIG’s, “Self inspiration” .

Mountain Strategy” = Buildings with dominant mountain morphology

I am aware that the “Mountain Strategy” is a morphology used by other architects….

Usually been used by other architects to:

1. Increase The exposure of the building to a unique view (It is common in hotels located next to the sea)

2. Increase the exposure of the building to solar radiation (Common in cold northern countries)

3. Increase the number of terraces that are attached to apartments. (Common in Mediterranean countries) 

And more ….

As I showed in  previous  post of mine

BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group

is a master in applying the  “Conscious inspiration method

For example…. BIG designed the “Amagerforbraending  Waste Treatment Plant” according to their very common “Mountain Strategy” ,but they added a twist ….they took advantage of the slope  …. and made use of it as a ski run …. (See The Amagerforbraending  Waste Treatment Plant shown in the next image) 

 The Amagerforbraending Waste Treatment Plant  is a good example , representing  a building designed according to  the “Conscious inspiration method”…

For you to judge….

BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group

Amagerforbraending Waste Treatment Plant

published in Designboom 2011

More Buildings by  BIG  that are planed according to the  “Mountain Strategy”

 BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group

residential, parking  garage

Ørestad, Copenhagen Completed 2008

Bjarke Ingels Group –BIG  

mixed-use building housing

Copenhagen,Denmark 2010 published in ArchDaily

Bjarke Ingels Group – BIG

Urban plan proposal for Ansan city

Project South Korea year 2010

  Bjarke Ingels Group – BIG

World Village of Women Sports  Sweden

Published –in Eco Friend 2010

Bjarke Ingels Group– BIG

Beach and Howe St.residential building Vancouver

published in Designboom  2012

Bjarke Ingels Group – BIG

Zira Island Azerbaijan

published In Interior Design  2009

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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 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.

Be inspired consciously  from existing building, will generate a unique design process that serves our creative desires….

Once we develop our tools, it will lead us to high quality and creative architecture.

Eli Inbar

Daniel Libeskind – These Are Daniel Libeskind’s inspiration sources?

Posted in buildings, public buildings with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 2, 2012 by eliinbar

From Eliinbar’s Sketch book 2012-Daniel Libeskind’s inspiration Sources?

I introduced  in previous Posts of mine,the possibility that gifted architects multiply their architecture designs …. for example :  SANAA multiplying architecture consciously or Daniel Libeskind Cristal Buildings.

In this Post I will check the possibility that gifted architects get Inspired from each other….

Here are three examples ….  These are Daniel Libeskind’s inspiration sources?

For You to Judge….

Daniel Libeskind Architect

Danish Jewish Museum,Copenhagen,Denmark.

Construction of the Museum began in March 2003 and the museum opened in June 2004.

Published in ABDUZEEDO.com

 Herzog De Meuron Architects

Prada Aoyama Epicenter shop, showroom

Tokyo completed 2003 

published in clippings.com

Notice the similarity of the characteristic repetitive Diamond shape and the morphological resemblance of the envelope.

Daniel Libeskind Architect

The Ascent at Roebling’s Bridge

Kentucky,USA. Completed: 2008

Published in ABDUZEEDO.com

Herzog & de Meuron Architects

Forum Barcelona

Spain Completed:  2004 

Published in ARC SPACE

Notice the morphological resemblance….both buildings are constructed from a pointed prism characterized by repetitive vertical linear patterns, on its envelope

Daniel Libeskind Architect

Glass Courtyard

Berlin,Germany opened  2007

Published in ABDUZEEDO.com

Toyo Ito & Associates

Tods Store

Tokyo  2004

Published in DEZEEN

Notice the dominant pattern of the “Bird nest” in the two buildings

You are invited to visit my recent and relevant posts:

Kazuyo Sejima+Ryue Nishizawa = SANAA    “Multiplying architecture” = ”Conscious Inspiration”?- part one https://archidialog.com/2011/06/18/ 

Kazuyo Sejima+Ryue Nishizawa = SANAA   Multiplying architecture Consciously = ”Conscious Inspiration”?- part two https://archidialog.com/2011/06/20/ 

Kazuyo Sejima+Ryue Nishizawa = SANAA Multiplying architecture Consciously = ”Conscious Inspiration”?- part three https://archidialog.com/2011/06/22/ 

Daniel Libeskind , Coop Himmelb(l)au & Iakov Georgievich Chernikhov – so that is how “Conscious Inspiration” works? https://archidialog.com/2012/01/09/ 

Daniel Libeskind’s Inspiration Sources & “The Crystal Buildings” https://archidialog.com/2011/10/08

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Are architects inspired from the fashion world? The mutual relations between architecture and fashion

Posted in buildings with tags , , , , , , , , on June 29, 2012 by eliinbar

I do not often present to you the inspirational relationship between different design areas (Fashion,Jewelry,Product Design,Design cars, architecture etc.).

But it is familiar to all who is engaged in design….

This is my second post that examines the complex inspirational relations between architecture and fashion….architecture inspired from fashion and fashion from architecture.

Here are two examples that may represent this mutual relations….

For you to judge….

Yokohama International Port Terminal

Viktor + Rolf

Thanks to the holding the line blog that was my inspiration for this post.

Fred & Ginger

Frank O. Gehery

“Dancing  House”

Prague 1992-1996

From  Eliinbar’s Sketchbook 2012-The Mutual Relations between architecture and Fashion

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You are invited to visit my relevant posts:

Are Issey Miyake’s pleats, the Inspiration Sources of Zaha Hadid ,Grimshaw and Sinclair,Knight & Merz? https://archidialog.com/2012/03/14/

Buildings  https://archidialog.com/2010/01/14/

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Trends…. I’m not saying I have a problem with them….

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From Eliinbar’s Sketch book 2012– Trends…. I’m not saying I have a problem with them….

 I was taught at the School of Architecture….Architects have  special responsibility….Our mistakes remain even after we will not  longer be here …. 

See what gave rise, from a 10 minutes visit to one of the numerous internet architecture magazines….Designboom

All of the following projects represent an architectural trend ,shown in my previous posts ….

The Bubble \ Pebbles Architecture Trend  

Shao Weiping + BIAD_UFo Aarchitects

phoenix international media center

under construction  beijing, china.

published in DESIGNBOOM

 From eliinbar’s Sketchbook 2011-The “Bubble-Pebbles architecture trend”

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

The Bubble \ Pebbles Architecture Trend https://archidialog.com/2011/05/24

“Origami Envelopes trend”

  Mcbride Charles Ryan architect

 “‘letterbox house” blairgowrie, australia

published in DESIGNBOOM

 From Eliinbar’s Sketchbook 2012 – Preston Scott Cohen and the “Origami Envelopes trend”

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

Preston Scott Cohen and the “Origami Envelopes trend” https://archidialog.com/2012/04/12

“Origami Envelopes” – Conscious Inspiration   https://archidialog.com/2011/02/24

 “House as a Metaphor” or the “Visual House“or The “Homeless Roof trend”

Mcbride Charles Ryan architect

 ‘junior boys building at Penleigh and Essendon grammar school

Victoria,Australia

 published in DESIGNBOOM

From  Eliinbar’s Sketchbook 2011 – Zaha Hadid – “house as a metaphor or the “Visual House”

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

Zaha Hadid  “house as a metaphor”or the “Visual House“ https://archidialog.com/2011/08/15

From Eliinbar’s Sketchbook 2012 -The “Homeless Roof Trend

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

The “Homeless Roof”   https://archidialog.com/2010/07/22/

What did I learn from this post?….

Architectural trends were always been recognized…….. There is nothing new under the sun….

The Network effect changed dramatically the availability of architects inspiration sources

Architectural trends today are characterized by quotations….Personal expression and creativity, get a small place

I’m not saying I have a problem with this…. on the contrary….

I think we should institutionalize a method that helps young architects get inspired consciously from existing buildings…”it will lead us architects and designers to high quality and creative architecture”. 

I direct The “Conscious Inspiration Method” to be oriented to deal with this challenge. 

What do you think?

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“Conscious Inspiration” the ultimate inspiration methodology:

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

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:knowledgetools and invention.

Knowledge”: as many said, and wrote before – Knowledge is the foundation for all designing process. We 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…tools that encourage your planning process….tools matching your skills and generating your creative process….

(You are invited to visit earlier posts of mine showing leading architects tools…. )

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.

Zaha Hadid & John Hejduk – to be inspired consciously….

Posted in buildings, public buildings with tags , , , , , , , , , on June 24, 2012 by eliinbar

Bernardo Rodrigues architect

S. Michael Island in the Azores

published in Dezeen  2011

This is an inspiring house….someone invested a lot of money here,

I wander what were Bernardo Rodrigues’s inspiration sources?

Well ….I can indicate two optional morphological inspiration sources….

1.

There is a dominant presence of John Hejduk’s “wall house 2”

Hejduk’s “wall house 2” designed in the 70′

Bernardo Rodrigues architect

S. Michael Island in the Azores

published in Dezeen  2011

Note the dominant presence of the wall in both buildings

From Eliinbar’s Sketch book 2012 – Bernardo Rodrigues’s inspiration source 1

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

La Tourette ” Conscios Inspiration” 2

2.

And Zaha Hadid’s “aggressive snake motif” is Without doubt a good option for the second inspiration source

Zaha Hadid Architects

 MAXXI Museum

Rome,Italy 1999-2009

Bernardo Rodrigues Architect

private house  S. Michael Island in the Azores

published in doyoulovewhereyoulive.com  on May 25, 2011

Note  the  floating structure characterized by a sloping edge

From Eliinbar’s Sketch book 2012– Bernardo Rodrigues’s inspiration source 2

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

1. Zaha Hadid and the morphology of the “aggressive snake motif”2

2. Zaha Hadid and the morphology of the “aggressive snake motif”1

Know look at this casual floor plane.

This is a typical floor plan,of the private house in S. Michael Island , designed by Bernardo Rodrigues.

It looks like a floor plane of an ordinary orthogonal private house.

There are no clues for its unique external morphology….

So what did I learned from this post?

Getting inspired from relevant buildings is a powerful design strategy that helps us architects to upgrade an ordinary floor plan schema, to a well designed and inspiring house.

 Bernardo Rodrigues’s design strategy ( implemented in this private house) helps me demonstrate the mechanics of the “conscious inspiration method” ….

The mechanics of the “conscious inspiration method” : 

 Be inspired consciously  from existing building, will generate a unique design process that serves our creative desires….

“Conscious Inspiration” – to be inspired consciously….

You are invited to visit my relevant posts:

1. The “Conscious Inspiration Chain”

2. “Origami Envelopes” – Conscious Inspiration

3. John Hejduk , Aldo van Eyck, SANAA and the “Perfect Floor Plan”.

Check the NEW CONSCIOUS  INSPIRATION  PAGE

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 “Conscious Inspiration” the ultimate inspiration methodology:

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

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:knowledgetools and invention.

Knowledge”: as many said, and wrote before – Knowledge is the foundation for all designing process. We 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…tools that encourage your planning process….tools matching your skills and generating your creative process….

(You are invited to visit earlier posts of mine showing leading architects tools…. )

Invention”: with the methodology of “conscious Inspiration” , we don’t need to be intimidated to get inspired from relevant buildings.

Be inspired consciously  from existing building, will generate a unique design process that serves our creative desires….

Once we develop our tools, it will lead us to high quality and creative architecture.