“The Dome Cup concept has been designed as a great initiative to search talented football players from different province of the country. It features an urban street soccer tournament named NGOL cup campaign in a non-conventional way. The designer has utilized symbolic elements to craft the inflatable playfield that represents the sponsor Sonangol through their oil bottle goal posts. Capacity of the dome is around 1000 people which have been innovatively designed with a round fabric roof that glows from the center during daytime, creating a fabulous interior lightening to make the game more interesting.”
In the late 20th century many new concept was included in the compass of both structure and function. Now days, before performing any action we keeping future in our visions. it also applies in Architecture as well.
Article on Instant Shift, Dkumar M presents over 80 Strange & Fantastic Buildings Architecture of modern world. All photographs are linked and lead to the source – the respective photographers.
Envisioned by AGENT, a strategic intelligence embassy, the “CTRUS” is a see-through soccer ball that imitates the bounce of an inflated pneumatic soccer ball, but without losing the air, giving transparency to the game of soccer. In fact, it does not need air to recoil and perform. The hybrid soccer ball comes integrated with an interactive detection system that communicating wirelessly with control stations at the stadium changes its color to display the critical game situations, such as goal, offside, kick force, travel speed and if the ball is over the goal line or outside the field of play, via a GPS/RFID inner light.
“On January 13, 2010, the world was shocked to hear the news about the devastation that took place in Haiti. An earthquake with the magnitude of 7.0 hit the country hard. A few days later, we were informed of the hundreds of thousands of people that were killed due to this horrific event. When the people around the world heard of this tragedy, lots of them immediately took action. Millions of dollars have been raised thus far to help out the Haitians.”
“Located rather grounded at Teuge Airport, Netherlands, the hotel makes use of a 120-seater German plane of the 1960 to confer the residents with luxurious sauna, jacuzzi, 24/7 hostess, 3 flat screens, Blu-Ray player and so on. Earlier serving as a restaurant for 15 years, the Cold War-era plane has now has now become a luxury hotel suite to host the rich and wealthy.”
“The city cruiser scooter concept is powered by an eco-friendly electric engine and has been designed to be a perfect means of transportation in overcrowded urban areas by being easy and fast foldable to fit even a car boot. It features 550 W NiMH nickel-hydride accumulators in the rear wheel tub to empower the engine that can be charged via 90 to 260 V electric current. Moreover, the battery is performing as an additional energy source that can recuperate during breaking and ride down which allows the bike to go up to 30km on flat ground with a maximum speed of 50 km/h.”
In a TED talk, Stefan Sagmeister (renowned graphic designer for his album covers, posters, and recent books on life lessons) shares his unique view about the power of time off. One of those most intriguing parts of his talk is the idea that we spend around the first 25 years of our life focused on learning, the next 40 years are dedicated to work (and lots of it in our industry) and around 15 years towards the end of our lives are reserved for retirement.
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Incheon Main Stadium – the stadium concept for 17th Asian Games 2014 in Incheon (Third largest city in South Korea) has been designed to house 70,000 people and a single sided park where another 30,000 people can enjoy their visit. The design of the stadium is based on an uneven configuration with corporate and management facilities on its permanent western side, ensuring both construction and operation efficiencies.
Symbolism is important to Korean culture
Populous project architect, Daekwon Park said the traditional Buddhist ritual Seung Moo dances, provided the image that reflected perfectly the drama of Incheon stadium – flowing form and space around dynamic movement