YACademy is an educational body resulting from the collaboration between YAC – Young Architects Competitions – and the main architectural firms in the world. It looks at your designers aiming to refine their skills and guarantee an efficient link with the main internationally-renowned practices.
Bolivia is a South American country enjoying a central position with no less than five neighbors: Peru, Chile, Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil.
Well known for having the highest capital city in the world (La Paz: administrative capital), its territory is deeply shaped by its geography. There are two main areas: the plains with a tropical or desert climate — depending on the region, and the high plateaus. The latter is called the Altiplano, varying between 3500m and 4000m in altitude, and boasts some of the highest peaks in the world. These two elements reflect in the culture and behaviour of Bolivians. Depending on the region, they identify themselves as «cambas» (inhabitants of the plains) or «kollas» (inhabitants of the highlands), each with very specific characteristics and identity.
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ARCHSharing, in collaboration with TECHO Paraguay, proposes the «Emergency Housing in Paraguay» contest. A contest that propose to response to the lack of access to housing in Paraguay, the aim is to offer residents a building that responds to the emergency situation while guaranteeing their dignity and their right to a suitable home. The laureate will have the opportunity to build his/her project with the humanitarian association TECHO Paraguay.
ArchPAPERS is pleased to announce that the jury has reached its verdict on the designers’ competition organised to create a collection of decorative furnishing accessories and ceramic shapes inspired by the myth of former lighthouses transformed into luxury accommodation.
Tenth edition of the Dedalo Minosse International Prize for commissioning a building:
Exhibition of the awarded works – From June 24th to July 16th 2017, Civic Art Gallery of Palazzo Chiericati – Vicenza (Italy)
The winners of the 2016/2017 edition will be featured in a multimedia exhibition. More than 70 architectural works, completed in the last 5 years, exhibited through drawings, photos, models and video.
In attach Press Release, poster of the event and Teatro Olimpico Image.
The names of the winners will be officially announced at the award ceremony on June 23rd.
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The proposed site invites you to rethink what is necessary to create an atmosphere where technology should not have any role where the talks “face to face” are the predominant element, where we can relax listening to a musician playing the guitar, having a coffee or making an improvised picnic.
For the first time ever, Microsoft HoloLens seamlessly blends high-definition holograms with your real world. Holograms will improve the way you do things every day, and enable you to do things you’ve never done before.
Del 18 al 21 de noviembre tendrá lugar la 13ª edición del Foro TNT Lighting Detectives que este año tiene como escenario protagonista Ciudad de México. Durante cuatro días, diseñadores de iluminación de todo el mundo analizarán a pie de calle las luces y las sombras de la capital mexicana. Entre el elenco de participantes se encuentran personalidades como Kaoru Mende, Uno Lai, Ulrike Brandi, Charles Stone, Reiko Kasai o Gustavo Avilés, uno de los organizadores del presente evento.