A cute ‘ABC’ animation showing world famous architects and their iconic buildings in alphabetical order. Having multiple famous architects for some of the letters of the alphabet, the animator had to choose between a few, such as ‘G’ where he selects ‘Gehry’ instead of ‘Gaudi’ for example. The buildings erect and disappear quickly in this quirky colourful animation, so you may find yourself watching this numerous times to catch the full image of each building.
“Because of poor acoustics, students in classrooms miss 50 percent of what their teachers say and patients in hospitals have trouble sleeping because they continually feel stressed. Julian Treasure sounds a call to action for designers to pay attention to the “invisible architecture” of sound.”
This is a great study. I have long toyed with the idea of studying how interior designers and architects can help create interiors to facilitate learning. I am especially interested in changing the environment of the classroom to help disadvantaged or challenged learners. This would involve studying Psychology, but I think one day I will endeavor to pursue this study. It would be a nice change to design for a purpose other than creating pretty houses for well to do clients.
“Haptic’s approach is to develop a design that responds specifically to the physical and environmental conditions of the site and its context.”
And they do it so beautifully.
Each day I am discovering more and more inspiring firms based in London. Here is another: Haptic Architects
Such dilapidated beauty. How can these gorgeous homes be left to waste away. While I am glad they are being documented, it’s sad to see these mid-century modern charms neglected.