Idea Zone Blog

This is a Zone 5 Blog. This blog is about Architecture. Architecture is about a series of ideas built from conversations. Conversations create civilised societies. Societies are the medium amongst those who seek architectural truth.

Unlabelled City

tells a story that things should not be subjectively labelled. What the space does is what define the space. Change, is the constant of this city. Unlabelled city emphasize on the juxtaposition of being chaos in an order. It is an experiment that shows the coexistence of the contradiction; everyone is the same but different, spaces that are chaotic but uniform. Everyone is working in their pace, in the same place but in different space. An experiment that emphasize on the indifference of people but shares common interest or purpose in life. Being different is common. The modular structure framework and spaces are to adapt and expand as it develops, building conditions for the future. To provide immediate space to react with immediate actions. The definition of space changes accordingly to different time and need, created to be responsive and portable. Unlabelled city is a portable city that turned us into space carrier. It is an alternative to live the world as different as things are.

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Es Vedra Immersive Therapy

Modern technology are reaching into our dreams and change the way we are looking at things and perceiving reality. More and more it is drawing us from contemplating ourselves to contemplating its world. Soon VR would celebrate the marriage of physical aspects of ourselves to the imaginative technological aspects of our lifes. This project explores the boundaries of real and immaginative aspects of a future digital environment.

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The Constellation of Ibiza

Any story ever told will be interpreted differently by the different individuals which experience the telling, creating an infinite number of mental images which will never exactly align, but nonetheless will retain the essence of the story from which they sprung. Stories told about places allow these places to live in the imagination with this ‘truth’, even if their form is not accurate to reality.

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Perambulating Hotel

One of the key differences between Generation X and Generation Y is their approach to the monotony and routine. For Generation X it provided a sense of security. Having a job where you go every day meant to have a stable source of financial income. To have a flat in an apartment block was a financial achievement and being surrounded by similar people brought sense of community. People found pleasure in little repetitive things like family dinners or tea with neighbour.

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The Goddess of Rainbow

The Goddess of Rainbow is Ibiza’s new symbolic tower/statue inspired by Ibiza's goddess of the Moon, Tanit, who gifts visitors with spiritual & rejuvenation powers. However, she is located in a hidden cave.... this made me re-imagine her under the open sky creating rainbow showers for the sake of people who need her help and for the sake of herself who wants to see the god of the Sun. 

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Balearic Shore-scapes

The Balearic water shortage crisis provides impetus for an architectural investigation into how a contemporary re-evaluation of a culture of environmental exploitation can reconfigure settlement evolution.

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George Jamieson
Semblance: Thamesmead Nomads in Ibiza

The project objective is to relocate Thamesmead South Estate’s common Stairwells; currently facing demolition due to government policy of redeveloping London’s Sink Estates. The project tells the section of experience of the relocation of a community’s architectural motif, along with the generation Y Thamesmead Residents currently facing eviction. The Staircase fragments and

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Robyn Thurston