Publications

Landscape Design_cover_Belstudio_Portable Architecture_530-1rgbNew Portable Architecture: Designing Mobile & Temporary Structures

New Portable Architecture reveals the allure of portable lifestyles by demonstrating beautiful color images, detailed drawings, and thoughtful text on more than 200 pages, to explore the ever-growing range of possibilities of portable structures, the working methods and finished work of the most exciting contemporary designers, and to present today’s most dynamic, active portable structures.

Sandu Publishing Co., Ltd
240 pp / 210 x 285 mm,English
Order at www.sandupublishing.com

 

Form Function & Fallacy
Publication of the Hospice Chipata project in this collection essays on African architecture by Mathias Agbo Jr

This book, Form, Function and Fallacy, is a very insightful collection of illustrated and non-illustrated design essays that valiantly takes on the issues leading to and resulting from the creative design process and how they affect not just designers but also design consumers and the larger society. In its own way, each essay examines these subjects as they relate to everyday design and architecture and the resulting issues thereof.

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Mobex
Publication documenting 5 years of events which toke place in the Mobile Exhibition Space (mobex) from 2005-2010

Urban Environment Design #40

Publication of various projects in the Chinese magazine “Urban Environment Design #40”.

ISSN 1672-9080
Read the article here

 

Self-Fab House

Publication of the project Self.urb  in the Actar publication Self-Fab House.


Actar

Read the publication on ISSUU

 

44 young international architects

Publication ELstudio in: 44 young international architects; A+ ArquitecturaPlus, October 2008

 

Breaking ground for the Hospice building in Chipata

Beginning of this year the building of the hospice in Chipata, Zambia started. Read more »

Exploring 3D printing clay

Parametric experimenting with 3d printing clay.  Read more »

At the official opening of Sundaymorning@EKWC

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3D printed column at the grand opening of the Sundaymorning@EKWC / European Ceramic Workcentre in Oisterwijk. Read more »

Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop in Buffalo New York

ACAW-GIF-4

A workshop program dedicated to the experimentation of large-scale applications for ceramic components Read more »

Cove Park Residency

3D printing clay at Cove Park Residency in Scotland. Read more »

Print&Burn 3D printing with clay & more

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Print& Burn; a continuation of my recent research into 3D printing with clay at the European Ceramic Work Centre. Read more »

3dprintingarchitecture.net

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In order to stimulate the discussion about large-scale 3D printing, I started 3dprintingarchitecture.net, which is a combination of a blog, Linkedin-discussion group and a Facebook page: Read more »

Mapping 20 years of 3D printing in Architecture

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Last years we have seen a boom of projects, researches and other initiatives in the field of 3d printing related to architecture. In order to have an overview of what is going on and where I decided to collect all projects I came across in a database and plot them on a time line relating them to a location on the world map. Read more »

3D printed shelter

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Proposal for a shelder build with 3D printed ceramic blocks. Read more »

Digital tools for Cape Town

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Working with DASUDA on the Wingfield location as a case study for a demonstration of an integrated approach with new digital tools on water and traffic. Read more »

3D printing clay @EKWC

Working at Sundaymorning@ekwc; exploring the possibilities of 3D printing ceramics for architectural use. Read more »

CNC@EKWC

Working at Sundaymorning@ekwc; exploring the possibilities of digital manufacturing ceramics in architecture. Read more »

New animation for the Hospice

Chuck Bekker made a nice 3d animation for the Hospice Project in Zambia. Read more »

National Archives South Sudan

Shortlisted design for the National Archives in South Sudan chosen for the last round by the Council of Ministers. Read more »

Commemorative Coin Treaty of Utrecht

To commemorate the  300 year Treaty of Utrecht, the Royal Dutch Mint issued a special 5€ coin. Elstudio made the design. Read more »

First Strike of the Commemorative Coin.

First strike of the Commemorative Coin Treaty of Utrecht, the last coin with Queen Beatrix depicted, on the 11th of April 2013 in Utrecht was widely covered in the media. Read more »

Studio for Unsolicited Architecture

For the Studio for Unsolicited Architecture team New UTility researched to which extent a New Energy Landscape (harvesting renewable energy in an urban setting) could be a solution to revive Business Parks with a large amount of vacancy. For a test case they took the famous Amsterdam Amstel III area. Read more »

Sustainable African Metropolis (SAM)

‘The Sustainable African Metropolis’ (SAM) is a research project about sustainable development of the future African Metropolis. Read more »

Debate evening: “De Waardering”

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ELstudio co-organized the first evening in a series of debates about future perspectives for creatives. Read more »

Mobex revisited

Visit to the MOBEX in Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht to see the exhibition ‘A Falling Horizon’ from Heidi de Gier.

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Sustainable hospice building in Chipata Zambia.

Design for a hospice for the palliation of terminally ill patient’s in Chipata, Zambia. Read more »

Detached house in Almere

7 houses on 7 adjacent plots designed by 7 architect. Elstudio has designed one of the seven detached houses in the Homeruskwartier in Almere. Read more »

Urban care homes with rural quality

City Farm is a concept for housing combined with care; living in groups in an urban environment with rural quality. Care is customized and shared with the group. Read more »

How to defines the shape of a farm?

2nd prize in the competition “‘Een boerderijenfamilie voor de Overdiepse Polder: eenheid in verscheidenheid” for the project “Wat maakt een boerderij?”
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Sustainable houseboat add-on

Honorable Mention in the competition “Duurzaam Drijvend Wonen” for E-Vlot; a concept for autarkic units which aim to increase self-sustainability of houseboats. Read more »

Floating sustainable urbanism

FINALIST in the 2nd Advanced Architecture Contest
WINNER in the World Architecture Community Awards 2009
Self.Urb focus on the possibility of building extensively over water, tackling the current issue of the raising sea level, in an environmental manner. It creates a ‘floating city’. Read more »

Green masterplan for Cairo

“Ramses Park” is a masterplan for a sustainable redevelopment of the Ramses square area in Cairo. A sustainable city needs green. Located at the base of the Nile delta, Cairo has good soil for building parks. Read more »

Digitally prefabricated pavilion

The paVilion is a proposal for the Art Fund Pavilion Competition. The paVilion is constructed with the FACIT Building System, ‘a new digital method for fabrication using computer controlled machines’. Read more »

Self sufficient sustainable kiosks

Honorable mention
Date: 2008/6/9
Subject: Design idea competition kiosks Pastoor Joorenplein
To: BNA Kring West Brabant
Cc: “JCDecaux” Read more »

Parametric facade design

ELstudio designs the parametric computer generated  facade for a building complex in Herning, one of the fastest growing cities in Denmark. Read more »

Sustainable research station on the Seychelles

The Aldabra Research Station is a scientific unit devoted to the study of the uniqueness of the ecological and biological conditions of Aldabra.
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Mobile exhibition pavilion Mobex

The Mobex is a mobile exhibition pavilion touring different locations in the Volgerlanden, a new housing development under-construction in Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht ( Vinex location). Read more »

Out-desk…working in nature

Buitenbureau (out-desk) was designed for the exhibition ‘Protopark II: NUT’ in the Siegerpark Amsterdam. Read more »

Local food production: “jus de rotonde”

Useful art at the roundabouts in Overbetuwe.
We propose to transform all roundabouts in town into little apple orchards.Apples from these trees will be used to make local “jus de rotonde” a new drink from local pressing. Read more »

Consumption Required !

‘Consumption Obligatory!’ is an art project which exposes the boundaries imposed by the rules that control behavior in public space, stretching them till the limits of the reasonable. Read more »

Floating exhibition pavilions

Honorable mention in the competition ‘Casa Casla’ Almere
2×4=24 is a design project for two floating exhibition pavilions in Almere. One of the pavilions is meant to be used as an architecture exhibition space, the other as an archaeological exhibition space. Read more »