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the Landing – developmental models

a selection of developmental models that we’ve been working on over the last couple of days, ready for presentation on Wednesday September 17th….a tiny balsa model that will hopefully find its way into a concrete form someday soon….

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concrete pier – some drawings

so…..after making some models at 1:100, we decided upon a design for our concrete pier-walkway thing. brutal…

Stairs

Precast concrete stairs from Hollow Core Concrete.

concrete forms

In June OSW visited the Biennale of Sydney. We love concrete – and there were some great examples of brutal form work on cokatoo island – one of the Biennale sites.

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Dockland Images

Images from the State Library Image Database.

Great Expectations

Some inspirational images from the architecture documentary Great Expectations (SBS, Tues 26th August 2008). Concrete Projection Screen on top of Unité d’Habitation. Elevated walkway in Brazilia. Buckminster’s geodesic dome for the American Pavilion at the Montreal World Fair, ’67. With a temperature differential of just 1 deg. Fahrenheit, a 2 mile diameter geodesic sphere with 5000 people inside would float. Nine […]

UFO launch pad

An interesting concrete structure known as the ‘flytrap’ and rumoured to be a launching structure for Nazi flying saucers.

Free Phone Booth

Locutorio Colón by Maki Portilla Kawamura and Tadanori Yamaguchi, February 2006. Located in Plaza de Colón in central Madrid the building acted as a free call centre to Latin America. via Proteinos

Yard Furniture

Expanded polystyrene modular public seating by ppag architects Vienna.

Basketball Bar

BasketBar by NL Architects at Utrecht University Campus. via architettura.dada.net