Tag: Leisure

  • Sukkah City: NYC 2010

    Year: 2010 Category: Exhibition Place: Union Square, New York Status: Competition Team: Erez Amitay, Francesca Fioraso, Alberto Casarotto, Nadir Mognato A Sukkah is a temporary architectural structure erected for one week each fall, in which it is customary to share meals, entertain, sleep, and rejoice. According the jewish tradition the Sukkah’s function is to commemorate […]

  • Awning Structure

    Year: 2010 Category: Leisure Place: Addis Abeba Status: In progress A sunshade structure and an eye-catcher for a coffee bar in Addis Abeba. The awning is made of a woven acrylic fabric supported by a curved steel structure and is planned to be mounted on the façade of a new building.

  • Purple Strain

    Year: 2010 Category: Leisure Place: Neuburg an der Donau Status: Project The Project is a temporary canopy for the inner courtyard of the 16th century Neuburg Castle in the state of Bavaria (Germany), where numerous cultural events are being held every summer. The temporary roof would cover nearly half of the inner court and would […]

  • Wrapping the Künstlerhaus

    Year: 2008 Category: Leisure Place: Vienna Status: Project Covering solution for the scaffolding of the Künstlerhaus in Vienna, Austria. A set of vertical membrane “sails” wraps the entire building, hiding the scaffolding structure during the refurbishment of the museum’s façade. The temporary covering is applied directly to the existing scaffolding structure. The double curvature of […]

  • Cover of a Floating Stage

    Year: 2008 Category: Leisiure Place: Lake Lunz, Austria Status: Project A proposal for a light and foldable canopy over the temporary floating stage in Lake Lunz, that would provide protection from rain and shade from strong sun. When needed, the five fibreglass wings positioned behind the stage can open up, covering the entire area of […]