DUBLIN STREET HOUSING. Richard Murphy gave a lecture on his housing schemes, his main points were: Copy things in your own context Tackling building regulations first leads to interesting designs History is continuous we can’t always build to fit the past He spoke about his designs in terms of practicality, community and spontaneity. This development came from the bad use of land behind the new town grids. It created houses, a neighborhood and pushed forward the history of building styles.
Singapore Life Church by LAUD Architects, Singapore, the Church is enveloped in perforated white aluminum cladding. The intricate design of the exterior aluminum allows light to filter through from the interior.External black staircases create a modern contrast on the building’s exterior, symbolizing both light and dark.
Architecture: Pazo dos Deportes de Arteixo (Sports Centre) by José Ramón Garitaonaindía de Vera: “..a rainbow of coloured panels extend up from a concrete base to form the walls of this sports hall..The walls of the building enclose a small square courtyard near to the entrance lobby, as well as another stretching alongside the games hall..An external staircase leads up to a first floor terrace, where visitors can observe activities taking place inside..” Luminous..
Fachada con escaleras exteriores, Escuela Superior de Ingenieria Mecanica y Electrica, Instituto Politecnico Nacional - Azcapotzalco, Av. de las Granjas, Santa Catarina, Azcapotzalco, México DF 1953 Arq. José Luis Hernández Mendoza - External staircase, College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, National Polytechnic Institute - Azcapotzalco, Mexico City 1953