Archive for the ‘建築’ Category


Rethinking office space | Official Google Blog

The idea is simple. Instead of constructing immoveable concrete buildings, we’ll create lightweight block-like structures which can be moved around easily as we invest in new product areas. (Our self-driving car team, for example, has very different needs when it comes to office space from our Search engineers.) Large translucent canopies will cover each site, controlling the climate inside yet letting in light and air. With trees, landscaping, cafes, and bike paths weaving through these structures, we aim to blur the distinction between our buildings and nature.

North Bayshore campus proposal | Google+

Google’s Proposal for North Bayshore | YouTube

Google Plans New Headquarters, and a City Fears Being Overrun | NYTimes.com

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[Glass Lantern: WIRED.jp

イスタンブールの Zorlu センターにできたアップルストアの美しさがハンパじゃない。

「Glass Lantern」(ガラスランタン)と呼ばれる美しい姿と革新的な構造から今年の Structural Awards を受賞した。

Structural Engineering Excellence – 2014 | The Institution of Structural Engineers

Apple wins supreme engineering award for glass lantern store in Turkey | Cult of Mac

Longtime Apple architect Forester + Partners created the store, with Eckersley O’Callaghan as the structural engineer behind the beautiful cube that is made of four panels of glass 10 meters long by 3 meters high. Unlike the iconic Apple Store on Fifth Ave, the Turkish Lantern is completely absent of fixings that keep the glass panels in place because Foster seamlessly joined them on site with structural silicone.

「革新的」で「美しい」構造物とは:The Structural Awards 2014 | WIRED.jp

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