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NouvellesNouvelles • 24 sept. 2021

10 highlights in the work of CCY Architects

Aspen-based CCY Architects describes their approach as an ecology of place. Their architecture is integrally linked to site-specific factors of the American West. They have been working to build meaningful connections between the land and the clients, integrating aesthetics to the specific region and the individual client’s vision. This combination shows the importance of appreciating the authenticity of the places, while still pursuing contemporary expression of design.  “Our process begins with interviewing each site to uncover attributes which inform a more meaningful architecture and an optimal dialogue between the two, an exercise equal parts digging deep and attentive listening, with the process actively informing... En savoir plus

NouvellesNouvelles • 4 mars 2021

Formgiving: A BIG moonshot for the future of architecture

“Formgiving. An Architectural Future History” is the third book in Bjarke Ingels Group’s Taschen series, following “Yes is More” and “Hot to Cold”. It should come as no surprise that the visionaries of BIG have some pretty provocative ideas about the future, going as far as what living on the Moon or Mars would look like. The name “Formgiving” comes from the Danish word for design, which means: “to give form to that which has not yet taken shape. In other words to give form to the future.” The book is organised into three parts: past, present, and future. Past sets out a decelerating logarithmic timeline of six evolutionary threads: Making, Sensing, Thinking, Moving, Sustain... En savoir plus