One particular challenge is the current approach to social housing. We asked him a few questions about his fascinating cinematic renderings and about the challenges that are currently facing South African designers. The de-institutionalized object OPTION 1, exposed, no walls, direct extension to public space, free platform of knowledge, yet contained under roof as a symbol primal shelter Utopian Concept 2: Los Angeles New York. Posted by Guy Adam Ailion at 2: The Program and Areas were furthur divided and placed in order as per the relationship study previous post.

Toggle navigation President’s Medals. This classy and low-impact eco-boutique is an example of their signature style. Today, design is human centered, and although architecture has always imbued a relationship with technology, when designing architecture for developing an information society, an understanding of context and culture becomes paramount to achieving spaces that encourage participation, sustainability, and buildings that break the stigma of information technology. Additional information about the winning entry: Archinect Outpost hosts Paul Goldberger and book signing for Ballpark.

The proposed structure encompasses various venues in which to learn new technology as well as housing a traditional plug-in library paying homage to the nostalgia of books. This is the twenty-third year that Corobrik has sponsored the competition, which was initiated to promote quality design and to acknowledge talent among architectural students. Guy Ailion is one of South Africa’s brightest young architects.

Architecture and a Developing Information Societyhis design is informed by a dual fascination with moving images and the urban environment. Information travels, it is fluid, and experience motivated.

Guy Ailion’s project ‘Everywhere is here’ wins 2009 National Corobrik Architecture Student Award

In what way is South Africa progressing in your view? We really love your architectural films.

This is Guy’s signature style When I sit in a beautiful and haphazardly-crafted coffee shop, I think about how to capture this space on film, while observing how and why the room is shaped tgesis it is architecturally. Designers, thinkers and planners are starting to come together to make changes and plan for the future.


INHABITAT INTERVIEW: Award-Winning Architect Guy Ailion

This is a classic example of Guy’s simple “self-dialogue”. It is about using exactly the same tools of ones trade, but to serve a different philosophy. Guy is a multi-talented guy who believes that interiors should be designed in sync with nature.

Click above image to enlarge. Sunday, April 18, Update on Project – Everywhere is here.

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Here is an Article about the project and its recent award, Read it here on Bustler. When and how did it become possible to submit renderings in this format, and how has this medium advanced your alion design process? These are Canada’s greenest and most innovative buildings of Can you describe the Chesterfield House?

Presidents Medals: Everywhere Is Here – Architecture and a Developing Information Society

Sign up for weekly newsletter. There are of course plenty of designers and people of power who champion a local awareness for global and local ecological and social changesbut it is baby-steps for now.

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This is Guy’s signature style And — as with any well crafted vintage sofa passed on from grandparent to grandchildren — it was designed to age naturally and beautifully. Its very exciting to think about reinventing or retrofitting theesis buildings and factories to produce organic food and natural consumables for the urban context. Both were awarded in M.

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After being presented with his award, Ailion expressed his appreciation on behalf of all finalists to the jurors and the sustainably conscious Corobrik for their continuous investment in the architectural community. The modern public library – opaque, revealing the activity, showcases knowledge, and linked to a public space.


The building, as re-invented civic building in an informal settlement, hopes to promote sustainable entrepreneurship, self study, business, and cross-cultural expression out of Africa. Nurturing information societies in a developing context needs a bottom-up approach that applies to local cultures and methods of interaction in keeping with global trends of the Information Age.

This presents a setback for both the sustainable and cultural growth of developing nations.

GUY ADAM AILION | Design. Tech. Narrative.

Sunday, September 6, Interior Spatial Experience. The de-institutionalized object OPTION 2, The broken-down Icon, scattered buildings, smaller, less intimidating, experience like a city, direct reltionship to threshold and public space is made more intimate and accidental. I was working with Silvio Rech and Lesley Carstens architects SRLC is an international award winning practice that is renowned for spearheading a sustainable, luxury, bare-foot, boutique architecture for island and safari living.

For devising from a myriad of design and material possibilities, those combinations are able to achieve optimal solutions, resulting in architecture that is able to inspire and is also functional, practical and sensible. In one the first posts in this thesis-blog I spoke of a thhesis Malawian boy that could not go to school and through reading pictures he learnt how to make a windmill, bloggers and journalist spread his story.

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