Happy New Year!!!! We hope 2015 would be a year full of success for all of you!!
In this post we want to share a virtual project, called “Sleuk Rith Institute” this is an incredible project from the amazing architect Zaha Hadid.
This place was created for the purpose to support an integrated community of local, regional and international professionals in a highly innovative facility combining a Museum of History, a Research and National Policy Development Center, and Academy of Genocide, Conflict and Human Rights Studies.
The design embraces the timeless humanitarian values and rich culture of Cambodia while transitioning away from traditional genocide and memorial architecture.
Here is the virtual tour, enjoy it!!
Yaspe Offices; is an interior design project, where the intension was to create an innovative workspace and make the final project with an economic cost.
The project involves the creation of some work modules for an office of an architectural firm design.
The project consists in three modules of work; the first module is specially designed for draftsmen. This room has separate spaces one for a computer, and the other spaces for individual work for each draftsmen.
The second and third module are joined together in a shape of a horseshoe; the first part of the room is the area for customer attention were you may find a cubicle for a secretary and next to it, there is enough space for the administrative area, also this room has space for storage area. The second part has a large storage cabinet which becomes a desk for reviewing plans and saving them; also at the end of the room there is a snack area where you can find a bar fridge, a microwave and sink.
The Grand Canyon is a wonderful place located in northern Arizona, and its name is because this natural wonder passed through the Colorado River. It’s amazing how this place was formed, through the continuous and powerful water flow. Through the years the crust has been wearing down creating these impressive walls on the sides of the river. There are records that thousands of years ago volcanic activity existed in the area, which allowed the land to erode; and that is why the tone of the land of this place is red and its stones are porous and the sand has a clay type.
It is considered that this place has the largest geological columns of the world due to its high altitude. The approximate distance of the Grand Canyon is between 9mi and 18mi. It has a maximum depth of 4822ft. Some of the sports you do in the Canyon are rafting, kayak, and boating; also you can perform activities such as fishing, camping and hunting. If you are interested in going to this wonderful place, currently there are several companies offering different trips visiting the Grand Canyon.
From the point of view of an architect, this place can make anyone fall in love, just by looking at the earth tones, rocks, also the vegetation and scenery offered to us at different times of the day. This is a way to inspire us and enjoy the most of this wonderful place!