The NIDO portable shelter was designed by Amanda Cuello primarily with the homeless in mind, but because it is big enough to provide for a full family, it also could be useful for usage in refugee camps and by nomads.
Swoosh Pavilion at London Festival of Architecture 2008
Second and third year architecture students at the Architectural Association school in London have completed this year's AA Summer Pavilion, called the Swoosh Pavilion.The structure is located outside the AA in Bedford Square and coincides with the London Festival of Architecture, which runs until this weekend.
* Architecture: Hooke Park Big Shed by AA Design & Make
Architecture: Hooke Park Big Shed by AA Design & Make: “..Students from London’s Architectural Association have designed and built a faceted wooden workshop in the woods in Dorset, England..owned by the school and will be used as an assembly and prototyping workshop..The larch used to construct the building was sourced both from within the park and from local woodlands..A system of columns and trusses made from unmilled tree trunks comprise the building’s structural framework..” Distinctive…