This week, the best of the week feature looks back at the “most popular” architectural projects featured in Floornature: the projects that have obtained the most likes and shares on the portal’s social networks.
Eye_Beacon, the information pavilion designed by UNStudio and MDT-tex for the fifth Amsterdam Light Festival, offers the perfect combination of image, communication and design. The pavilion’s hypnotic pulsating light is a great attraction for visitors, who can instantly spot it and therefore locate the ticket office and starting point for tours of the Festival.
Combining the contemporary needs of a rapidly developing country like Cambodia with the themes of sustainable architecture - and more importantly locally sourcing material and labour- is one of the points of the Bamboo Landmark Design Challenge promoted by the Building Trust International NGO.
A pavilion in London made out of a new material, glass fibre-reinforced concrete, was the theme of a competition that saw the involvement of Zaha Hadid, in which the prize went to Synthesis Design + Architecture