All posts filed under: architecture

Museum in Mecca

Type: Culture Area: 15 500 m² Location: Mecca, Saudi Arabia Design: HENN Exhibition Design: RALPH APPELBAUM ASSOCIATES Status: Competition Role: Building Design Design proposal for this museum offers maximum of synergy between the architecture of the building and the exhibition design and content. Space is used not only as a frame […]

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DRX 2012

The exhibition in the Dog Ear Films studio Berlin took place on the 7th September 2012 and presented results of  Design Research Exchange 2012– a residency program for researchers hosted by HENN. During the eight-week long workshops we were working in mixed teams from various […]

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Haikou Tower

Type: High-Rise Area: 384.000 m² Location: Hainan, CN Design: HENN Status: Best 1st Prize Client: Hainan Airlines Role: Building & Facade Design, Masterplan & Landscape The 450m tall Haikou Tower is a centerpiece of the masterplan in the new Central Business District of Haikou, the […]

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Designed by light

Type: Data-driven Design research Status: Master Thesis Institution: TU Delft Year: 2010 This project investigates the potential of real-time simulations in the conceptual stage of the design process. A case study for this exploration is a museum of contemporary art in Warsaw; an annex of the Center for […]

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Watertoren Tegelen

Type: Residential Location: Tegelen, NL Status: Case study Design: NIO Architecten Role: Building & Façade design Watertoren Tegelen is an adaptation of an existing water tower into apartments. Re-design focuses on two main aspects: new communication system: indoor elevator and outdoor staircase new facade providing equal amount […]

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Real-time simulations in the design process

Type: Design computation Research Institution: TU Delft Design: Agata Kycia, Krzysztof Gornicki Year: 2009 This project aims at investigating continuity of the computational design processes, starting from behavioural analysis systems, through generative procedures up to the final construction. Proposed building is a result of a real-time programming based […]

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Helsinki Library

Type: Culture Area: 14 000 m² Location: Helsinki, FI Client: City of Helsinki Status: Competition Design: HENN Cooperation Partners: ARUP Role: Building Design Year: 2012 The new Helsinki Library is a design that reinterprets the classical library. The new library is represented as a meeting point of urban life, a place […]

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WF

WF_101 PARAMETRIC MODELLING AND CAM TECHNOLOGIES Location:  Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture Dates: November 2009 – February 2010 Tutors: Krzysztof Gornicki,  Dorota Kabala, Krystian Kwiecinski, Agata Kycia, Michal Piasecki Description: The seminar taught by co-founders of WF aimed at introducing principles of parametric […]

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ProtoSPACE 3.0

“Protospace is a vehicle for transdisciplinary research, education and design in form of a virtually augmented transaction space” (prof.ir.Kas Oosterhuis [ONL]) It is developed by Hyperbody at the Delft University of Technology as a revolutionary real-time collaborative design environment. Design of the ProtoSPACE 3.0 pavillion was part of the […]

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Plug-in architecture faculty

Type: Education Design: Agata Kycia, Krzysztof Gornicki Year: 2008 Plug-in faculty of architecture is a proposal for the future faculty submitted for the Open International Ideas Competition – Building for Bouwkunde. Design addresses notions of changeability, adaptability and self-organization. Instead of a building perceived as one uniform […]

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House Wrap

Type: Assosiative Design Research Institution: IAAC Barcelona Design: Krzysztof Gornicki, Agata Kycia Year: 2007 HOUSE WRAP is a customized summer house design driven by the needs of its future inhabitants. Design is inspired by the art of paper folding, exploring three-dimensional qualities of folded planes. Building geometry is driven by […]

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