2014-06-10

Living Index

Search by image, region navigation tab, or directly from the book using the QR code next to each project. The Living Index is an online extension of the book to provide in depth materials. Most projects have design documentation and photos of the architects. You can…
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2014-05-22

New City Hall Archidona / Ramón Fernández-Alonso Arquitecto / Archidona

PROJECT “If you are designing a building, it must belong to a place, and so then it will be also able to handle anything across time. Sustainable architecture should be understood this way.” – Ramón Fernández-Alonso
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2014-05-22

Biblioteca de Can Llaurador / Sergi Godia y Berta Barrio Arquitectos / Teià Barcelona

PROJECT “For us, the buildings are not only inside spaces; they are about the relationship between the inside and outside, about the people who are inside and the people who are outside.” -Berta Barrio View Larger Map
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2014-05-10

RMIT Design Hub / Sean Godsell / Melbourne

PROJECT “My buildings are animated. The reasons are twofold, in the wintertime the buildings have different requirements than in the summertime, so that’s a good thing. But it’s also to animate simple form, to make simple form more complex. ” -Sean Godsell
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2014-05-10

Park Bench House / Sean Godsell / Anywhere

PROJECT Any Port in a Storm For an architect to receive a brief to specifically exclude underprivileged people from a considered design outcome sounds odd – yet typically this is the case whenever architects or designers are commissioned to produce urban infrastructure. A bench, a…
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2014-05-10

Perforated House / Kavellaris Urban Design / Melbourne

PROJECT “You need to be completely aware of where you are, the environment, the culture, the place, all of those things are important to architecture.”  – Billy Kavellaris
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2014-05-10

Templestowe Reserve Sporting Pavilion / Phooey Architects / Melbourne

PROJECT “In terms of designing a building, yes it’s a climate neutral building, that’s great but the thing that’s most important about it is how you engage in the design process with the whole community.” -Peter Ho
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2014-05-09

Various / Andrew Maynard / Melbourne

“Were trying desperately for it not to look like a sustainable building because that should not be aestheticized.” – Andrew Maynard Andrew Maynard and Mark Austin BLACK HOUSE HILL HOUSE HOUSE HOUSE ANGLESEA BEACH HOUSE BUTLER HOUSE  
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2014-04-30

VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitors Center / Perkins + Will / Vancouver

“Designing a building for a city should regenerate nature and not take away from it. It should be seen as part of the natural system. ” -Peter Busby PROJECT
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2014-04-30

Bullitt Center / Miller Hull Partnership / Seattle

“You couldn’t just solve one problem because everything is so connected, it will affect two or three other disciplines. Everything’s interdependent much like a natural organism.” -Brian Court PROJECT
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2014-04-22

Mist House / TNA / Tokyo

Photo Naoya Fujii PROJECT GIF credit Nothing Everything Photo ja+u
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2014-04-22

Kunstmuseum Ravensburg / Lederer + Ragnarsdóttir + Oei / Ravensburg

PROJECT “Passive House does feel like taking a risk, but taking a risk is normal in architecture because you have to risk something.” -Arno Lederer Download chapter [Germany Maintains] “    
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2014-04-21

8 Tallet / BIG / Copenhagen

PROJECT Take a bike ride down 8 Tallet… download poster
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