Chamber is a spherical capsule made predominantly of industrial felt. From without, it is a soft polyhedron of felt cells, evoking simultaneously the rigid geodesic domes of Buckminster Fuller, and the supple symmetries of Robert Morris.
Architecture and design are ultimately about problem solving. Our current fast-food, throw-away culture cannot continue as a sustainable habit. Architecture is unique in its ability to directly influence the world we live in through the design process and the choices architects make.
This exhibition showcases the recent work of the Boston Architecture Firm NADAAA and features 5 buildings—3 architecture schools and 2 houses that test the interaction of structure as form and concept, with architectural type. Nader Tehrani, principal of NADAAA offers the following:
Hamburg is the scene of two of Europe’s major urban development projects: HafenCity and International Building Exhibition (IBA). This project presents examples of planning, strategies and projects within the city of Hamburg as a way to initiate an international dialogue about solutions for the future.