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The Green Hub: A resilient vision for Thessaloniki by Angeliki Tzifa & Sofia Nikolaidou wins 2nd prize in ALUMIL’s International Architectural Ideas Competition ArXellence 2.
Project name
The Green Hub: A resilient vision for Thessaloniki
Architecture firm
Angeliki Tzifa & Sofia Nikolaidou
Location
Thessaloniki, Greece
Tools used
Rhinoceros 3D, Autodesk Maya, Lumion, Enscape, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator
The original design is from Zaha Hadid Architects, Wais Arman remodel this building as a practice to explore the free form surfaces and form-finding methods. He choses this building because of its complex design and futuristic, wavy shape which reminds me to motion and water fluidity. 
Project name
Jesolo Magica - Fluidity 2.0
Architecture firm
Zaha Hadid Architects
Location
Jesolo, Italy
Tools used
Rhinoceros 3D, Autodesk 3dsMax, Corona Renderer, Adobe Photoshop
Martin Duplantier Architectes: The landscape is baroque. Unique. Breathtaking. It is world heritage site. The mountains rise like nimble fingers towards the sky. The vegetation, against all odds, has managed to grow on this invincible rock. Faced with this topographical spectacle, all are left astounded.
Project name
Zhangjiajie
Architecture firm
Martin Duplantier Architectes
Location
Zhangjiajie Shi, Hunan Province, China
Matej Hosek: This is what I picture in my head when I dream about living in the clouds. Is it a simulation or post-apocalyptic retreat for survivors? Doesn't really matter as long as this time we will get it right. These megastructures are rooted in the earth and just like trees they sway in the wind. Reminiscent of ancient forests that are long go...
Project name
Cloud Islands
Architecture firm
Matej Hosek
Location
Fictional
Height
2.5 km
The architecture student Alessandro Pagliuca from university of Accademia Architettura Mendrisio - Switzerland has envisioned a cave villa inside an old abandoned quarry in island of Ponza, Italy.
Student
Alessandro Pagliuca
University
Accademia Architettura Mendrisio - Switzerland
Teacher
Architects Manuel and Francisco Aires Mateus
Tools used
ArchiCAD, Cinema 4D, Corona Renderer, Adobe Photoshop
The Istanbul-based architecture firm MB Architects has envisioned Chainstyle, a 400 meters skyscraper concept in Chicago, USA.
Project name
Chainstyle
Architecture firm
MB Architects
Location
Chicago, USA
Height
400 meters
Ehab Alhariri: A Futuristic Smart Sustainable Mountain pod designed to utilize solar power using a petals mechanism that allows it to open up and close down to charge up the pod using photovoltaic cells mounted on the petals. Inspired by a flower motion, the petals when open allows for a 360° view of the surrounding, the mechanism could also potent...
Project name
Futuristic Sustainable Mountain Pod
Architecture firm
EA-lab
Tools used
Autodesk 3ds Max, Lumion, Adobe Lightroom
The London-based architecture firm OF. Studio in collaboration with Degree Zero Architects propose 10 tube-shaped towers for Thessaloniki, Greece.
Project name
OCULIS
Architecture firm
OF. Studio and Degree Zero
Location
Thessaloniki, Greece
Tools used
Autodesk 3ds Max, Corona Renderer, V-ray, Blender 3D, Adobe Photoshop