Sunday, February 10, 2013
This video illustrates Professor Michael Burt’s vision of a marine development option for Israel through the creation of artificial islands capable of absorbing 3,000,000 people and infrastructure. The islands shall be based on a new technology invented by Prof. Burt that is friendly to the marine ecosystem and uses only 7% of material to build the islands’ volume.
Sunday, October 28, 2012
The September 2012 issue of Foreign Policy about 75 cities to watch between now and 2025 is reveling. It shows that architecture plays a critical role, not only in bringing quantitative solutions for the needs of a growing population, but also in determining the life quality standards of the 21st. Century.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Part 2 brings up some examples of new projects built in London in parallel with the Olympic Games. They include Renzo Piano’s Shard and St. Giles, Ai Weiwei and Herzog & de Meuron’s Serpentine Gallery pavillion, King’s Cross Termianal renewal, the Emirates Air Line cable car and new design for the city.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Main ideas behind the planning London’s 2012 Olympics. Buildings: the Olympic Stadium, the Aquatics Center, the Velodrome, the Basketball Arena and the Orbit tower. Comments by London’s Mayor, Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond.
Saturday, June 9, 2012
A point of view at Los Angeles’ Downtown as a place that embodies potential sustainability. In spite of its assets in cultural, financial and historic buildings and a unique network of freeways and public transportation, it has a population of only 50,000. This documentary tries to point out at the fact that sustainability is not only about LEED’s platinum-rated buildings; it demands multi-use complexity and compactness. The visuals try to show what already is in place, capable of absorbing hundreds of thousands residents that may live and work in this centrally located area.