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Archive for June, 2018

REM Architectural and Landscape Concept / by Lemay & Perkins + Will

Lemay Perkins+Will Bisson Fortin consortium delivers exceptional architecture and design for Montreal’s Réseau Express Métropolitain (REM)

One of North America’s largest public transportation projects, the Réseau Express Métropolitain (REM) will transform the Greater Montreal Region public transport experience with some of the nation’s most inspiring, meaningful and transformative architecture and design.

Machinery Park Headquarters Office Building, China / by Yushe Yuzhu

The sun rises and time evolves. Light and curve define the scale of space when the traditional form becomes meaningless.

The headquarters office of Machinery Park is located at Lingang economic development zone in China. The six-floor building has a total area of 12000 square meters. It embraces the entrance square by its curve layout and expanding shape. With the curtain wall system it creates an image of simplicity and decency. Light pours in to bring a delicate and comfortable working atmosphere.

The Formula For Effective Manual Labor

Engineering and construction have come a long way from the earliest efforts of human beings. The process of designing projects, creating materials, and assembling them today looks nothing like what was performed by ancient civilizations.

Yet one characteristic remains as inescapable today as it was to the Egyptians or the Mayans, and that is the need for manual labor. Certainly, the proportion of manual labor in the overall effort has been lowered by the development of better tools and powerful heavy equipment, but behind it all there is still a significant portion of work that must be done by the hands of human beings. They may be operating a jackhammer or skillfully working inside welding gloves, but human hands are ultimately doing the work.