Tag: Temporary Construction

  • 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 […]

  • The Dandelion

    Year: 2010 Category: Exhibition Status: In progress The design concept stems from the desire to convey the notion of freiraum – the German word for open-space, which also suggests open-mindedness, imagination, ideas, creativity, etc. The image of the Dandelion came up early in the design process as a metaphorical expression of this concept. The Dandelion […]

  • 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 […]