Architecture

EVENT

Platea magazine No.2 launch event x DJ Hell

Amazing news to kick off the weekend.. On Saturday, 22 June, we’re celebrating the launch of PLATEA Magazine’s 2nd edition. Where? At Openhouse of Hrvst in Munich.   In celebration of the launch of our 2nd edition, the launch event will feature music by: DJ Hell (International Deejay Gigolo Rec.) Maxâge | Fabian Kranz | Cosmo The Camel (IWW, Munich) and Live-Visuals by: Chris Faber X Platea DOORS: 10PM (10 EUR)   Stop

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ARCHITECTURE

2016 Pritzker Architecture Prize

The 13th January 2016 Tom Pritzker, Chairman and President of The Hyatt Foundation, announced Alejandro Aravena as the winner of the 2016 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the “Nobel” for architecture, recognized as the highest honor in the field. The formal award ceremony will be at United Nations Headquarters in New York on April 4, 2016. Mr. Pritzker declared, “The jury has selected an architect who deepens our understanding of what is

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ARCHITECTURE

“Self-adaptive membrane” for the building envelope of the future

Technology is currently emerging and taking the lead into the architectural sector, suggesting new opportunities and a new way to interpret building design. Technological components can respond to the challenges of the construction sector with innovative adaptive solutions, able to modify their performances in relation to the surrounding environment, but they often require lot of energy to function and high degree of control during operation, resulting often not convenient. On the wake of these

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ARCHITECTURE

Alejandro Aravena’s vision for the 15th Venice Biennale of Architecture 2016

Alejandro Aravena will be the Director of the 15th Biennale of Architecture, to be held from May 28th to November 27th 2016. After Rem Koolhaas’s Exhibition of 2014 about “Fundamnetals” of architecture, the Chilean architect will bring us in a dimension of best practices, telling us all about “success stories worth to be told and exemplary cases worth to be shared where architecture did, is and will make a difference […]”. “The 15th International

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DESIGN / ARCHITECTURE

AutoCad: The system ignored in school and beloved in Industry.

AutoCad is the most frequently used software in the engineering and design industry. However, it is in fact, quite a defunct medium which has been replaced in both form and function by the more contemporary SolidWorks. When you think of AutoCad’s purpose, it is to be a two dimensional drafting tool, whilst SolidWorks is a three dimensional modelling tool. The former being good at creating working designs based off of

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