Physical  Pop-Ups 

 

Pop-up installation: A-Maze at Tanjong Pagar

Urban Redevelopment Authority

AIRLAB

Dressed in vibrant citrus hues, A-Maze is an interactive installation that captures the eyes, piques curiosity and adds colours to our public open spaces. Come 25 September, the installation would be decked with sketches depicting scenes of Tanjong Pagar and Chinatown. Come, wander in and be A-Mazed!

This project is part of URA’s efforts in creating better public spaces for everyone to enjoy. Have a public space that you would like to transform? Under the Lively Places Programme, a joint initiative by URA and HDB to better support community-led efforts in creating better public spaces, you can implement installations to enrich our public spaces.

Design Credits
Installation design by Indra Pramana
Artworks contributed by Urban Sketchers SG

Date

25 September onwards

Price

Free

Open space next to Tras Link Park

Location

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Community Design Studio – Architecture students’ Journey

etc.lab, School of Design Environment, Ngee Ann Polytechnic

AIRLAB

Community Design Studio is an initiative of etc.lab to provide opportunities for architecture students to work with local and overseas community groups, charities, social enterprises and authorities on real life projects. These projects include design/build, architecture and interior feasibility studies and placemaking activities. For each project, the students and the community partner work together to define the project, develop a brief and undertake research and creative engagement activities to co-create solutions with the community. This studio aims to raise the awareness of the social and civic responsibilities of our future architects.

Date

25 September - 1 November 2020

11:00am - 9:00pm

Price

Free

This project is exhibited at library@orchard

Location

277 Orchard Road, Orchard Gateway, #03-12 #04-11, 238858

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PARK(ing) day at Jurong

Parking Day Singapore x Bold At Work

AIRLAB

What if you were called to be bold?

Watch our bold tribe take over and transform four parking lots, led by their imaginations and curiosities. Join us for a one-evening-only special and reimagine how we can live, work and play in the ‘new normal’ in our quaint neighborhood Jurong.

This event has a limited capacity with safe distancing in place.

Curated by Bold At Work, sponsored by Loving Heart and Southwest CDC

Date

3 October

4:00 - 8:00pm

Price

Free

Bold@Work

Location

Blk 319 Jurong East St 31

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c o o p

do agency x Nanyang Polytechnic

AIRLAB

c o o p is a system of architecture kit-of-parts that intents to empower individuals and communities to work together to build their own spatial needs and interventions. It encourages people to gain the ownership of making with its ease of construction. c o o p is reconfigurable and reusable. It is designed with the ability to adapt to different social, cultural and environmental contexts coupled with unique modes of operations.

Date

Ongoing

24h / open everyday

Price

Free

The Theatre Practice

Location

54 Waterloo St, Singapore 187953

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HDB Community Farming

MU Architects

AIRLAB

The scheme is a hypothetical concept that seeks to allow the everyday HDB dweller to have simple, straightforward, doorstep access to urban farming opportunities. It also allows for HDB communities to foster greater social cohension.

Date

Ongoing

10:00am - 5:00pm

Price

Free

Nyee Phoe (Gardenasia), Mosscape Gallery

Location

240 Neo Tiew Cres, Singapore 718898

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AirBamboo

AIRLAB (Architectural Intelligence Research Lab) @ SUTD

AIRLAB

Bridging the gap between the old and the new is never easy. Traditional building methods, where the unpredictability of a natural material leads to manual adjustments, seem to contrast with the mechanical precision of modern construction. AirBamboo - a bamboo gazebo developed by AIRLAB and Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) - bridges this gap.

The traditional raw bamboo poles, used extensively throughout Southeast Asia, are combined with 3D printed connectors, utilising a 2D scanning and image processing technologies. The result is an iconic, lightweight structure that promotes the use of public space, sheltering the users from both the intense sun and heavy rain.

Thanks to parametric design and realtime structural feedback, bespoke designs can be manufactured and assembled in less than two weeks, making the system suitable for disaster relieving structures.

30 minutes visits will be arranged on 4th and 11th October, including in-depth explanations about the fabrication process, challenges, and opportunities.

Date

4 October
11 October

10:30 - 11:00am
11:00 - 11:30am
11:30 - 12:00pm
12:00 - 12:30pm

Price

Free

Edible Garden City @ Queenstown

Location

60 Jln Penjara, Singapore 149375

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The Edible Garden City Tour: the Queenstown Farm

Edible Garden City

AIRLAB

Take a peek behind the scenes of Singapore's burgeoning urban farming scene, with a visit and a tour around Edible Garden City's Queenstown Farm!

The social enterprise is dedicated to creating social change through community-centric agriculture, and since 2012 have built more than 240 edible gardens all around Singapore. They are a diverse group of local farmers, with the common goal of helping cities become more self-sufficient. They believe that growing our own food connects us with nature and cultivates a sense of community.

This event has a limited capacity with safe distancing in place.

Date

31 October

9:30 - 10:30am
11:00 - 12:00pm
4:30 - 5:30 pm

Price

$45/pax , limited to 5 pax per time slot

Edible Garden City @ Queenstown

Location

60 Jln Penjara, Singapore 149375

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Green Agora

Spatial Anatomy x The Shelter Company

AIRLAB

Green Agora is a pavilion for community dialogue on nature, food and farming. Conceived as a living structure, the pavilion allows native plants to grow on its modular aluminium structure and steel meshes. Combining experimentation in construction and growing techniques, Green Agora embodies a new type of nature-oriented public space.

The pavilion will be exhibited at GUI.

Date

26 September
3 October
10 October
17 October
24 October
31 October

9:00 - 10:30am
9:00 - 10:30am
9:00 - 10:30am
9:00 - 10:30am
9:00 - 10:30am
9:00 - 10:30am

Price

Part of Kampung Journey

Ground Up Initiative

Location

91 Lor Chencharu, Singapore 769201

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Audacity Physical Open Studio

Audacity

AIRLAB

Audacity (Alternative Universal Design of A City) is a playground for innovators, a collaboration between Mistletoe, a venture ecosystem builder founded by Taizo Son, and JTC. It is located within Jurong Innovation District (JID), seeking to create a humanity-centric city framework supported by technology and innovation. Audacity is a movement to catalyse a humanity-centric future supported by innovative technologies. We orchestrate amidst chaos and seek aufheben moments with our philosophy of Unlearning conventions, Unlocking innovation and Unleashing transformation. Audacity welcomes innovators who can look beyond the current technology paradigm and test hypotheses across our agenda focus areas. With inclusivity as a core value, our initiatives are guided by a values-based culture to solve issues in communities, food, energy, work, education, healthcare and urbanisation.

Audacity aims to inspire and attract like-minded people (e.g. startups, enablers, technologists, researchers, students, etc.) to form a diverse community that will generate innovative solutions for a humanity-centric city. As part of this movement, we have started several seeding projects to test our hypotheses for the future.

Join us on our monthly Virtual Open House, where we will have an online-offline experience with a virtual tour followed by guided small group visits to our onsite location the next day where you can meet our community members to learn more about our projects. These will be held on Friday (online) Session 3 3-5:30pm, and Saturday (physical) Session 3: 3-5:30pm.

Date

24 October

3:30 - 5:30pm

Price

Free

JTC LaunchPad

Location

Jurong Innovation District, 2 Cleantech Loop, Singapore 637144

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The Learning Village: with the Karen village community

WeCreate Studio

AIRLAB

The Teewado Community, a Karen hill tribe, resides along the borders of Thailand and Myanmar. With a belief that education is the platform to get their next generation out of their current cycle of poverty, the community approached WeCreate Studio to build a new primary school, to replace the existing dilapidated one, in 2017. Through the community engagement design process, it was made aware that the school building is just a shell without proper access to a good learning system. As such, a more wholistic support was developed for the Teewado Community, in collaboration with multiple expertise, with the completed school as the common ground, to provide skillsets training for the local youths, teacher’s training programs, sustainable farming systems and scholarship opportunities for the current students. The design process became the mean to implement effective solutions to empower the community in stepping out of their current own struggles.

Date

25 September - 1 November 2020

11:00am - 9:00pm

Price

Free

This project is exhibited at library@orchard

Location

277 Orchard Road, Orchard Gateway, #03-12 #04-11, 238858

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Garden Sharing Session

Foodscape Collective

AIRLAB

Join us at our community gardening session on Tuesdays and Saturdays morning to learn about our intentions for this Biodiverse Edible Garden at Jurong Central Park. During your visit, our gardener will be happy to share with you about the plants we're growing here, and more importantly, the insights, knowledge and community that has evolved in the process of building this garden.

This event has a limited capacity with safe distancing in place.

Date

26 September
29 September
03 October
06 October
10 October
13 October
17 October
20 October
24 October
27 October
31 October

10:00 - 10:30am, 10:30 - 11:00am every Sat and Tues

Price

Free

Biodiverse Edible Garden

Location

Jurong Central Park

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Singapore Archifest 2020: Call for Doodle Art

Singapore Archifest 2020 Festival Team

AIRLAB

The Open Call for Doodle Art was conducted between 25 June to 25 August, where people of all walks of life who are art enthusiasts can contribute a black and white doodle of what the theme "Architecture Saving OUR World" meant to them. We have received a total number of 84 submissions from 79 artists! Shortlisted artworks will be showcased virtually through Singapore Archifest 2020 website and physically at Central Public Library.

Date

25 September - 30 October 2020

10:00am - 9:00pm

Price

Free

Artworks is exhibited at Central Public Library

Location

100 Victoria St, Singapore 188064

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Myths On a Red Hill x City Sprouts Open Day

Myths on a Red Hill and City Sprouts / Supported by Zarch Collaboratives

AIRLAB

Join us Myths On a Red Hill and City Sprouts to celebrate the interweaving of art, education, community and cultivation.

Nestled in an urban farm and built around a sprawling ficus is a Wayang Pavilion where everyday stories and narratives are interwoven. Here Myths On a Red Hill reimagines the Wayang stage as an open classroom and arts space that brings together the community through storytelling and creative modes of exchange. Together with City Sprouts, we are located in the heart of Redhill, situated at the former Henderson Secondary School which has been transformed into an urban farm and social space. City Sprouts uses urban agriculture as its backbone cultivating a place for urban rejuvenation, community and sustainable living.

Our teams will be present to share more about the transformation of the space, ground-up initiatives and how knowledge can be shared and communities built or reconnected. Join us for our drop-in sessions to weave your narrative onto the pavilion, check out what is growing in the farm and maybe grow some green thumbs!

*Note: All safety and safe-distancing measures will be adhered to. We seek your understanding and cooperation that we will be limiting the number of visitors to 5 pax per greenhouse and pavilion at any time.

Date

17 October

3:30 - 5:30pm

Price

Free

Sprout Hub

Location

102 Henderson Rd, Singapore 159562

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Stay Home Quilt

3Pumpkins x Tzu Chi Humanistic Youth Centre

AIRLAB

A community participatory project that began as tribute to resilience of the common folks in March 2020 responded to Covid-19 outbreak and evolved under the lead of artist Jimmy Ong. Quilt patches were sent out to both local and migrant workers' communities to provide a source of meditative comfort as they were quarantined on stay home notices.

Exhibition: Submissions were eventually pieced together as a symbolic house structure showcased from now till December, 10am- 10pm daily.

The Open House: Held on 20 & 27 September and 4 & 11 October from 1pm - 6pm.

Tikar Weaving Workshop : Co-create a floor mat for this participatory project that carries the many different notions of home. Tikar weaving workshop takes place from 4pm - 6pm on the Sundays. Click on the button to register.

Date

Exhibition:
Till December
Open House:
20 - 27 Sep
4 - 11 October
Workshop:
Every Sunday


10:00am - 10:00pm

1:00 - 6:00pm
1:00 - 6:00pm

4:00 - 6:00pm

Price

Pay as you wish

Tzu Chi Humanistic Youth Centre

Location

30A Yishun Central 1, S768796

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Knitted Architectural Assemblies

Dynamics Assemblies Lab

AIRLAB

Dynamic Assemblies Lab (DAL) presents three projects made possible by computer numerical control (CNC) knitting. Knit Tensegrity Shell, Knit Patterned Flow Pavilion and Living Forms explore three strategies for employing bespoke knitted membranes for architectural assemblies.
Knit Tensegrity Shell uses a continuous elastic membrane that can be tensioned to form a shell-like structure; Knit Patterned Flow has discrete textile panels with different elasticities to interact with elastic rods; Living Forms adopts the knit as a volumetric permeable membrane to bind with cultivated mycelium as a bio-composite.

Knit Patterned Flow Pavilion will be exhibited at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) in the open arena between D Star Cafe & DBS.

Knit Tensegrity Shell and Living Forms will be exhibited at Edible Garden City. 30 minutes visits will be arranged on 4th and 11th October, including in-depth explanations about the fabrication process, challenges, and opportunities.

Date

4 October
11 October

10:30 - 11:00am
11:00 - 11:30am
11:30 - 12:00pm
12:00 - 12:30pm

Price

Free

Multiple locations

Location

Edible Garden City | 60 Jln Penjara, Singapore 149375
SUTD | 8 Somapah Road Singapore 487372

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Designing to Save: The Design & Construct Workshop for the Homeless

WY-TO x Singapore Polytechnic

AIRLAB

In collaboration with international architectural Firm WY-TO (http://www.wy-to.com/) and School of Architecture and the Built Environment, Singapore Polytechnic, the workshop aims to tackle a little known issue of homelessness and the possibility of creating a sustainable lightweight and transportable shelter. In a recent study by Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, it was found that Chinatown has the highest number of homeless people in Singapore.

Building on WY-TO’s humanitarian efforts and communities-oriented projects as well as the first Design&Construct workshop held in Phnom Penh in 2017 for The Mobile Lotus, this workshop will tap on WY-TO’s vast experience to develop a design prototype to help the less fortunate reintegrate back to their community through spatial assimilation and programmatic empowerment in a public housing community in Chinatown.

The products generated from this workshop collaboration will be exhibited at GUI.

Date

10 October
17 October
24 October
31 October

9:00 - 10:30am
9:00 - 10:30am
9:00 - 10:30am
9:00 - 10:30am

Price

Part of Kampung Journey

Ground Up Initiative

Location

91 Lor Chencharu, Singapore 769201

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Kampung Journey

Ground Up Initiative

AIRLAB

(Ticket Required, On-Site Experience)

"A smile is the shortest distance between two people." - Unknown
We love welcoming visitors around Ground-Up Initiative (GUI) with a smile!

This Singapore ArchiFest 2020, GUI will be sharing how our 2.6ha eco-village campus have come to be through our Kampung Journey. Our guide will share about how the community have come together over the last 10 years to build the space that had allowed tens of thousands of people to visit for their wellbeing, connection to people, self and with nature.

As part of Singapore ArchiFest2020, we are proud to support the following Pop-Ups as part of the journey. These will be part of the stopovers during the Kampung Journey:
1. Green Agora by Spatial Anatomy and The Shelter Company
2. Designing to Serve: The Design & Construct Workshop for the Homeless by WY-TO - SP collaboration (only available during 10 October - 31 October)

Come be part of this beautiful connection!

GUI is a non-profit organisation. All proceeds will help expand GUI’s work as well as renew the space.
This event has a limited capacity with safe distancing in place.

Date

26 September
3 October
10 October
17 October
24 October
31 October

9:00 - 10:30am
9:00 - 10:30am
9:00 - 10:30am
9:00 - 10:30am
9:00 - 10:30am
9:00 - 10:30am

Price

$25 / pax

Ground Up Initiative

Location

91 Lor Chencharu, Singapore 769201

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PARK(ing) day at Jalan Besar

Parking Day Singapore x Singapore University of Technology and Design

AIRLAB

Watch our students and alumni transform parking lots into public places that adjusts to current extreme level of health consciousness. Visit us for a one-day-only special, to reimagine how we can live, work and play in this ‘new normal’.

This event has a limited capacity with safe distancing in place.

Date

3 October

9:00 - 300pm

Price

Free

Jalan Besar

Location

Five parking lot locations along Horne road between French and Cavan road

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Virtual  Pop-Ups 

FREESTYLE Exhibtion

RIBA

Royal Institute of British Architects is delighted to bring a virtual version of our FREESTYLE exhibition, created by architectural designer Space Popular. It explores pivotal moments in the evolution of architectural styles over the past 500 years and its relationship to the growth of mass media. Drawing on RIBA's collections, Space Popular uses virtual reality (VR) to examine architectural styles of the past - from the Renaissance to postmodernism - while considering technology's impact on contemporary buildings and spaces.

Hosted in a social VR platform, the virtual exhibition allows visitors to access and engage with the display remotely.

No prior knowledge of the virtual platform is required.

 

Please note the following to optimise your overall user experience:

·  Ethernet connection preferred over WIFI

·  Desktop/laptop access preferred over a mobile device

This exhibition is supported by the UK's Department for International Trade and made possible through public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Date

Going Live on 25 Sep

Price

Free

Silver Sponsor

Supported By

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The World’s Second-Tallest Building                     

Karl Fender, Fender Katsalidis Architects

Watch the video interview with Karl Fender, the founding partner of Fender Katsalidis Architects, Australia, to find out more about the design and construction processes behind the world’s second-tallest building, Merdeka 118.

Fender Katsalidis Architects has been using Archicad for more than two decades. Their most significant design to-date is what will be the second-tallest skyscraper in the world when completed in 2021. Located in a neighbourhood with great historical significance, Merdeka 118 is sited adjacent to the Merdeka Stadium in Malaysia, from where Tunku Abdul Rahman proclaimed Malaysia’s independence from Britain in 1957. Merdeka means ‘independent’ in the Malay language and Merdeka 118 will be the centrepiece of the city, which already boasts of the 452-metre Petronas Twin Towers and the 421-metre Kuala Lumpur Tower.

Fender Katsalidis describes the Merdeka 118 building’s faceted design as “an expression of its structural pathways, resulting in a pattern of triangular shapes reminiscent of those found in traditional Malaysian arts and crafts”. This exterior design language continues into the soaring atrium volumes of the dramatic podium interior. The faceted facade serves a practical function too as it will help to break down wind pressures on the tall building.

Click here for more information on Archicad which was used by Fender Katsalidis Architects to design the Merdeka 118 building.

Drop us an email at mail@graphisoft.com.sg or reach us at 6710 7720. Connect with us to learn about how GRAPHISOFT’s holistic BIM solutions can empower your team to create great architecture, enable team collaboration, allow remote access to BIM projects, streamline your processes/workflow and many more. Our team of BIM experts will be most delighted to assist you.

Bronze Sponsor

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SHAU Virtual Project Tour_ Microlibrary

Date

Price

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Baelf Webinar

ZARCH Collaboratives

SHAU Virtual Project Tour_ Microlibrary

In our talk “Architectural Approaches in Fashion Design”, Baëlf Design will be focusing on their experience working with new paradigms of digital tools in their practice.

Within an infinite solution space of creative ideas, it is an immense task for the designer to pick the optimal solution within realistic project constraints. How can computational design tools (such as parametric modelling, machine learning and AI optimisation) which have been traditionally the mainstay of architectural practice, be used in the new context of fashion design, where we treat the human body not as a canvas, but as a topological landscape to build upon, or as a structure on which we lay our façade? How does a designer’s role and expectations evolve in this new age of tectonic dominance?

Initial context of this session will be established with an overview of our past projects and processes, which will be followed by showcases of how the adoption of new techniques propelled the evolution of our work and the definition of a new fashion aesthetic. At theconclusion of the session we hope participants will depart with a deeper understanding of how the leverage offered by computational design tools from the architectural domain can spur fresh new perspectives and instigate the development of a whole new branch of fashion design approaches.

Date

18 October

3:30 - 5:30pm

Price

Free

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KNOCKNOCK: Conversation

Shophouse & Co.

SHAU Virtual Project Tour_ Microlibrary

Shophouse & Co invites you to participate in an interactive virtual conversation to share, discuss and innovate how we build relationships with our neighbours and become stronger communities!

Lets chat about:

- The importance of strong relationships with our neighbours
- Activities that we can do with our neighbours
- Resources & tools from the KNOCKNOCK: Playbook to help us be better neighbours

Date

3 October

10:00 - 11:00am

Price

Free

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Audacity Virtual Open Studio

Audacity

SHAU Virtual Project Tour_ Microlibrary

Audacity (Alternative Universal Design of A City) is a playground for innovators, a collaboration between Mistletoe, a venture ecosystem builder founded by Taizo Son, and JTC. It is located within Jurong Innovation District (JID), seeking to create a humanity-centric city framework supported by technology and innovation. Audacity is a movement to catalyse a humanity-centric future supported by innovative technologies. We orchestrate amidst chaos and seek aufheben moments with our philosophy of Unlearning conventions, Unlocking innovation and Unleashing transformation. Audacity welcomes innovators who can look beyond the current technology paradigm and test hypotheses across our agenda focus areas. With inclusivity as a core value, our initiatives are guided by a values-based culture to solve issues in communities, food, energy, work, education, healthcare and urbanisation.

Audacity aims to inspire and attract like-minded people (e.g. startups, enablers, technologists, researchers, students, etc.) to form a diverse community that will generate innovative solutions for a humanity-centric city. As part of this movement, we have started several seeding projects to test our hypotheses for the future.

Join us on our monthly Virtual Open House, where we will have an online-offline experience with a virtual tour followed by guided small group visits to our onsite location the next day where you can meet our community members to learn more about our projects. These will be held on Friday (online) Session 3 3-5:30pm, and Saturday (physical) Session 3: 3-5:30pm.

Date

23 October

3:30 - 5:30pm

Price

Free

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Field Trip to Red Hill ( Archifest 2020 Edition)

Myths On A Red Hill (MOARH) and Design Singapore Associates in collaboration with City Sprouts - supported by Zarch Collaboratives and DesignSingapore

SHAU Virtual Project Tour_ Microlibrary

Join us as we embark on our virtual Field Trip to Redhill (Archifest 2020 Edition), uncovering design secrets, green thumbs, and stories hidden beneath its vernacular! Through a mix of guided and spontaneous wanderings, we hope to uncover the design of everyday life and our shared community spaces in this bizarre, fun and collective manner—revealing the uncommon beauty of common things around us. Let’s look beyond the familiar sights to (re)think and (re)imagine how we can engage and empower our communities!

Date

24 October

10:00 - 12:00pm

Price

Free

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SHAU Virtual Project Tour

SHAU

SHAU Virtual Project Tour_ Microlibrary

Join Florian and Daliana -founders of @shauarchitects based in Bandung & Rotterdam- on a virtual tour of Microlibrary Warak Kayu in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia. The design has recently received an Architizer A+ Award 2020. Of course we would like you to visit in person, but due to travel restrictions, join online instead! We will take you inside and you may request to see a detail or an angle you like. Microlibrary Warak Kayu is fully constructed from prefabricated wood harvested from sustainable forestry. It is designed around passive climatic design aspects. With enough diffused daylight for reading and no air conditioning needed, energy is saved. The performative, deep brise-soleil façade is inspired by the Zollinger Bauweise with its distinctive diamond pattern. The library volume is elevated, like a traditional house on stilts, freeing the space underneath for multiple activities on the seating tribune. For kids, there is a wooden swing. It is part of the microlibraries series aimed to increase reading interest for low-income neighbourhoods.

Date

14 October

3:30 - 5:30pm

Price

Free

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Archifest Films

The Projector

This year's lineup of films:


- Columbus
- Rediscovery ( Genopdagelsen)
- Talking about Trees
- The World Before Your Feet
- Tomorrow ( Demain)
- What It Takes to Make A Home

- Architecture of Infinity (Sponsor: Swiss Embassy)

        

Date

25 September - 17 October

Price

Refer to Ticketing

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