The Spanish Pavilion: unfinished structures -Architecture Biennale 2016:

Venice Architecture Biennale 2016: The Spanish Pavilion focuses on unfinished structures in the wake of the 2008 financial crash and architects who are developing a “radical” approach to rebuilding Spain. Titled Unfinished, the pavilion presents a series of photographs of incomplete construction projects, alongside 55 recent buildings that demonstrate a range of solutions to working under economic…

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania- la Biennale 2016:

Venice Architecture Biennale 2016:Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have united for the first time at the Biennale to present the Baltic Pavilion, which explores the impact of redeveloping the region’s Soviet-era infrastructure The Baltic States’ current infrastructure was largely put in place during Soviet occupation, explained Niklāvs Paegle and Laila Zariņa, two of the pavilion’s nine curators. But when the…

Christian Kerez – la Biennale 2016

Venice Architecture Biennale 2016 architect Christian Kerez has built an inhabitable structure inside Switzerland’s Biennale pavilion, featuring a cloud-like exterior and a cavernous interior Zurich-based Kerez created the project, named Incidental Space, for this year’s Swiss entry to the Venice Architecture Biennale to raise “controversial questions” about how architecture is produced and experienced. Two openings in the craggy fibre-cement form…

la Biennale 2016

there are 61 national pavilions exhibiting as part of this year’s Venice Biennale, so it’s nearly impossible to see them all. The 15th Venice Architecture is curated by Chilean architect Alejando Aravena . The theme of his exhibition, Reporting From The Front, aims to shine a light on global issues that architects have the power to influence or solve. The national participants were encouraged to…

Venice

Venice teeters on the edge of cliché with its lacework of canals, its domes and gilded spires, its kiosks with straw gondolier hats and refrigerator magnets in the shape of the Piazza San Marco. Postcard fodder, and yet… Venice is beautiful—improbably so, a centaur-like hybrid, neither land nor water but somewhere in between as it…

Axonometric

Today  did my first axonometric I found to be quite difficult but I know that with practice it will get easier I started to get the hang of it by the end and I am really pleased with how it turned out.but this my be because I have got the hang of my tools now and have found my…

My First Elevation

Today I did my first Elevation I found it a lot easier that I thought it would be but this my be because I have got the hang of my tools now and have found my own techniques and tricks to use. This is of the same building that my floor plan and section was done from. An elevation…

Five Point Perspective

this is a small sketches of a city that I did using 5 point perspective. Five point perspective is referred as a drawing viewed from the door’s peep hole. It usually end up with a fish-eye or fish-bowl effect. This system of perspective, using five points, creates a circle on a piece of paper or canvas. You now…

One point perspective

 one point perspective is a method  that shows how things appear to get smaller as they get further away, converging towards a single ‘vanishingpoint‘ on the horizon line. It is a way of drawing objects upon a flat piece of paper (or other drawing surface) so that they look three-dimensional and realistic.

Structural Integrity

This is a simplistic sketch that I have done, to try as depict the structural integrity of this stunning build. It can be seen as crud and brutalist structure. however I feel that it shows a beautiful execution of steel work. the way they have supported the building is simplistic and  elegant yet still fulfilling its purpose. Structural Integrity  is the term…

My kit list 

all photos that I use are mine Architect have may tools of the trade. I know for a fact that when I first started studying I was given a massive list of equipment that I needed,then another that would be handy if I got.  At first I didn’t think that I would probably use all…

My First Section

Today I did my first section I found it a lot easier that the floor plan but this my be because I have got the hang of my tools now. This is of the same building that my floor plan was done from A section view is a view used on a drawing to show an area or hidden…