The Compasso d’Oro Award aims to acknowledge and promote quality in the field of the industrial...
Contributed by I-MESH - Alberto Fiorenzi
Five Striking Concepts for Harnessing the Sea's Power
Contributed by Filippo Lodi
Holacracy is a real-world-tested social technology for agile and purposeful organization. It...
Contributed by Michael Lang
Designing Better Businesses
The Business Model Canvas, is a strategic management and...
Contributed by Michael Lang
Ceramics is experiencing a revival in the architectural context. The special charms of ceramics are being rediscovered: the possibilities for a seductive skin, the use of glazes, mysterious shadow action and ornamental...
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‘Designing for Sociality’ is a research project on retail run by a consortium out of four Dutch universities, UNStudio and MVRDV.
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What interesting technological achievements, new working methods, and communicative devices will become the impetus for innovation in our work?
The energy strategy of ENI tackles the overall energ y equation of the building— defining a multiplicity of components that can significantly a ffect costs, performances and use— demanded an...
“The careful management of the resources to avoid unnecessary expenditure.”
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A project from our Harvard GSD studio, Unfinished work.
Fall 2011 : Yao Dong
The design development of the Twofour54 involved an extensive and integrated computational workflow for the design of the towers.
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How can we create and experience moments of well-being? What does well-being mean in architecture?
As architectural concepts strive for a new expression of form and spatial experiences and life-cycle thinking is changing the way we evaluate the built-environment, the grounds are cultivated to seed innovation....
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Working in new markets we are exposed to new contexts and cultures that are new and often unfamiliar to us. Rather than seeing this as a problem we discussed how we can unfold the creative potential of this situation.
In April 2013 the Smart Parameter Platform started a digital fabrication knowledge exchange with facade manufacturer Sorba Projects.
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In order to minimize CO2 transportation footprint, the ENI project works with mobility on an urban and local scale. With our mobility consultant (MIC) we envision mobility at multiple scales.
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This research is based on the TNO Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR). With this program TNO challenges entrepreneurs to exploit 20 different research ideas and develop them into products.
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We began with the task to question the big ‘C’ulture, and we ended up with lots of little letters representing types of little ‘c’ulture: ideas, experiences, etc.
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In October 2012 the Smart Parameters Platform presented the paper “SoftBIM – An open-ended building information model in design practice” at the 32nd Annual Conference of the Association for...
In order to minimize CO2 transportation footprint, the ENI competition works with mobility on an urban and local scale. With our mobility consultant (MIC) we envision mobility at multiple scales.
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The Osirys Project has been approved for FP7 funding. UNStudio is working with Tecnalia, and a team of 16 other experts to research and implement the use of bio-composites, photocatalytics and other advanced...
UNStudio's 4 th Conference focused on the knowledge inherent to our daily practice and how we can make that knowledge more accessible and interactive, and how this spurs innovation.
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The Smart Parameters Platform recently completed an essay, ‘Navigating the Computational Turn’, that is included in the latest issue of Architectural Design, Compuation Works.
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At our Aedes – Designing for the Inventive Economy conference this week we raised 3 questions around the intersections of Technology and Sustainability. We are asking that our invited participants and...
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UNStudio, in collaboration with the research group Interactive Public Spaces of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (HvA), is carrying out research into the application and design of media screens for use in...
A project from our Harvard GSD studio, Unfinished work. Amsterdam Factory for Thought and Innovation: Architecture and Production in the Contemporary Workplace, by Jason Hoeft and Mark Rukamathu.
Attainability describes the emerging positive effect that occurs when the right balance between economic, social and ecological ambition is found.
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During the Design Development phase of the Twofour54 Media Zone 1 project UNStudio, along with Buro Happold Physics, MEP and Facades Engineering, developed a complete strategy for the design of the double-skin south...
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The third installment of ‘Unfinished Work’.
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The form follows energy manual informs the design teams on how to draw the right conclusions from the energy performance based analysis and enables the feed back of information into our design loops in an early stage...
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Originally developed by UNStudio in collaboration with the firm 3M for use in the La Defense project in Almere, our dichroic colour façade foil has since been patented and is now a façade system product...
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The second of 5 posts around the ENI headquarters competition focuses on the office floor plans sustainable flexibility and efficiency.
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The active and passive circle enables a sustainable mind set for all UNStudio teams from an early phase on in order to ensure that the correct choices are made, and that the office’s high attainability...
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At our Aedes – Designing for the Inventive Economy conference this week we raised 3 questions around the intersections of Economy and Co-creation. We are asking that our invited participants and others...
UNStudio has participated in a European Research program (FP7: 2008-2012) studying the possibilities of storing energy from renewable sources in the medium hydrogen: H2SusBuild.
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To examine the effect and composition of different colors entering the parking garage of Education Executive Agency & Tax office in Groningen, we performed a physical model-based color study.
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UNStudio launches open source knowledge sharing.
In June this year UNStudio will launch the new organisation of its practice as an open-source knowledge-based practice.
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The reuse of abandoned and derelict urban structures has been of popular concern over recent years due to the scarcity of new real estate in dense urban centers. UNStudio participated in the Deutsches Architektur...
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