03/12/2013

Tomas Koolhaas two videos for ‘REM’ with a exclusive Interview with Kanye West.

Rem Koolhaas Documentary. [VIDEO] by Tomas Koolhaas.
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA
Architecture, VIDEO
And this the official Trailer for 'REM' Documentary in Casa da Musica and selected clips from an interview with Kanye West conducted by Tomas Koolhaas in October 2013 for his film 'REM' -a documentary about his father, the architect Rem Koolhaas.


This is the 1st official trailer for 'REM' -a documentary about the architect Rem Koolhaas. The trailer was shot entirely in Rem's Casa De Musica building in Porto, Portugal.

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03/12/2013

8 follies by Ai Weiwei, Superflex, David Adjaye, Rem Koolhaas and others.

Gwangju Folly II 2013. [Gwangju] Korea
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
Last September we announced here the beginning of the proposed Gwangju Follies of 2013. Once finished, we bring here the final results.

(Previously.- Gwangju Folly II 2013, in METALOCUS) The invited teams were asked to interpret the ambivalent dual function inherent in the typology of architectural follies - between contextualization and decontextuali-zation, between serving everyday needs of citizens yet also questioning complacency by provoking political discourse and possibly action:

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03/12/2013

Project Architect at HOK. Hong Kong.

METALOCUS-[JOB] [Hong Kong] Hong Kong SAR China.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
Architecture, JOBS
HOK is looking for Project Architect to join its studio in Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR China.

Project Architect.
Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR China.

Tracking Code

325-737

Job Description

HOK Hong Kong is currently inviting qualified candidates to join our growing international, dynamic and...

03/12/2013

Kickstarter for REM.

Rem Koolhaas Documentary. [VIDEO] by Tomas Koolhaas.
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA
Yesterday, It launched a kickstarter for REM. Feature length documentary film about the architect Rem Koolhaas. Directed by his son Tomas Koolhaas. METALOCUS was the first to introduce the project and we think it is a project interesting, if you can, help them!, there are different options.

They are raising $30,000 dollars to complete the feature length documentary film 'REM' which is currently in production. So far they have been making the film entirely using grant money raised from 'The creative industries fund' in Holland. Now, they need the additional money to finish their two final shoots and to complete the post-production process.

As you may know the film is nearing completion. We...

02/12/2013

Textures for The World of Gio Ponti, Father of Modern Italian Design, by TORAFU.

Exhibition. [Tokoname, Aichi prefecture] Japan. 02/11/2013-18/03/2014
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
Architecture, Design
TORAFU ARCHITECTS designed a exhibition “Giving Warmth to the Building Skin-The World of Gio Ponti, Father of Modern Italian Design” at INAX MUSEUMS in the city of pottery, Tokoname, Aichi prefecture. The exhibition has already started and it will be held until 18th March 2014.

We designed the space for an exhibition “Giving Warmth to the Building Skin-The World of Gio Ponti, Father of Modern Italian Design” at INAX MUSEUMS in the city of pottery, Tokoname, Aichi prefecture, Even though Ponti is a modernist, he explores architectural surfaces, integrating hand craft work into machine production in order to communicate “feeling of skin,” such as its texture and warmth. Four themes: “...

02/12/2013

Restoration and rehabilitation of Picote Hostel.

By Cannatà & Fernandes [Miranda do Douro], Portugal.
metalocus, ALEX DURO
The restoration of the old building for the Hidro-Electrica do Douro attempts to return the building to the original situation, which it dates from the 50' of the last century.

After it has been abandoned for ten years, the restoration doesn't only try to return the building, as an architectural object, to the initial situation, it also attempts to update it to the new necessities: new lift, water, accessibility and facilities for the disabled, treatment of the furnitures... It is treated of a careful and precise project which ends for transform the old hydroelectric into an elegant and new building.

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02/12/2013

Senior architect at Philippe Starck.

METALOCUS-[JOB] [PAR] France.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Architecture, JOBS
Philippe Starck requires a senior architect to join its studio in Paris, France.

Senior Architect
Paris, France.

Architecte senior minimum 4 ans d’expérience, anglais courant, possibilité déplacements étranger longs courriers possibles (grande flexibilité demandée sur horaires et investissement en temps et travail , méthode et rigueur nécessaire). Travail en en équipe.

Merci d’envoyer Book/dix pages max pas plus de 3MO à l’adresse...

01/12/2013

Winners. The Great Indoors Award 2013: The Nature of Things.

Competition.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
The Great Indoors 2013 recently announced the winners for this year's competition. The 2013 theme focused on The Nature of Things — in regards to the increasing global trend of incorporating repurpose, sustainability, and reconnecting with natural elements in interior design. Congratulations!!

The Great Indoors is an international, biennial, interior design award. The Great Indoors Award will honour interior design projects in the following four categories. The winner of each category will receive a monetary prize of EUR 5,000.

Show & Sell. Relojeria Alemana Boutique by OHLab (ES)
Retail: shops, showrooms, trade-fair stands, exhibitions

Relax...

Photography © i29.
01/12/2013

Cactaceae.

By x-studio::Iván Juárez. [Tropic of Cancer] Mexico.
metalocus, ÁNGELA SOLÍS.
X-studio realizes Cactaceae, a space inspired by the geometry and flowering of the cact –endemic, an interior space for personal reflection and inspiration.

Memory of project.

The flora of Mexico is considered one of the world’s richest and most varied. Its great mountain ranges and geographical position between the north and south of the American Continent, causes a high rate of native...

30/11/2013

Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport - Terminal 3 by FUKSAS.

[Shenzhen] China.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
Architecture
The new terminal at Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport, Guangdong, China, will be operational from the 28 November, 2013. The first airport by acclaimed architects Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas it is set to become an iconic landmark that will boost the economic development of Shenzhen - one of the fastest-growing cities in the world. Won by international competition, it has undergone a remarkably rapid process of design and construction, completing within 3 years. The client, Shenzhen Airport (Group) Co., is so pleased with the striking design that it is taking the unusual step of trying to copyright it.

Abaout project.

The terminal – the largest single public building to be built to date in Shenzhen - encompasses 63 contact gates, with a further 15 remote gates and significant...

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