Thursday, 9 February 2017


One More a world renowned architectural masterpiece. Designed by Aedas, Chongqing Xinhua Bookstore Group. Jiefangbei Book City Project is a complex dynamic that includes plazas, apartments, offices and a boutique hotel in the Jiefangbei Central Business District, the heart of downtown Chongqing. Aedas is inspired by ancient Chinese prose 'Knowledge brings wealth' which integrates the book with cultural elements from Chongqing, creating an interactive commercial complex with Xinhua Bookstore sits at the core of the podium.The house is neatly laid on the upper terrace with an elegant shape that imply a spirit of wisdom and knowledge. its architectural style is not only applying its geographical beauty, the building was also named 'Mountain City', also interact with the environment and harmonize the landscape of the area around the city.Three typical themed plaza is well connected by road and green terrace with great express escalator. Sloping roof and a cultural plaza at the podium into a new cultural destination for lifestyle and entertainment activities, while enriching the cultural plaza skies and broaden civic space from Jiefangbei Plaza to provide a refreshing and tranquil environment in the business center is for users to relax and enjoy.Project: Chongqing Xinhua Bookstore Group Jiefangbei Book City Mixed-use Project
Location: Chongqing, China 
Architek: Aedas 
Client: Chongqing Xinhua Bookstore Group, Chongqing Xinhua Media Ltd., Chongqing North Green Industry Co., Ltd.
Total Area: 153.980 m2 
Year End: 2020
Director: Andy Wen and Keith Griffiths


The container is a crate or box technical compliance with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) as a tool or transport of goods that could be used in different modes, ranging from road-based modes with container trucks, trains and container ships, Part of the harness container as their home because in its manufacture is very easy.
Here are 10 cool design house Container
1. PV14 House

This house was designed by Matt Mooney is a head office in the city Corgan based in Texas, he decided to use the container as their home. More than 14 containers he used to build a giant house with an area of 3.700m2. It has three bedrooms, five bathrooms and an outdoor swimming pool with a few ornaments
2. Tiny Off-Grid 20 Foot Shipping Container Home

This container design is the work of Brenda Kelly of iqcontainer homes have dreamed of staying in a container home since he was 13, and he himself makes the model and created a design for the container house.
His new home is made from a single 20 foot container and because of its size that does not require a building permit or approval of the board.
3. Nomad Living Guesthouse

These containers were designed and built in 2013 by Arnold Aarssen of Studio Arte. It is based in the Algarve region of Portugal and only uses one 40-foot container that provides more than 300 square feet of open space.
4. Taj Malodge

Larry Wade of seacontainercabin, Building a container house in the year 2010 and the total cost of the home approximately $ 35,000 USD. Larry uses two containers of 40 feet for his size and use features solar panels on the roof that are used to provide electricity and hot water.
5. North Branch Container House

Container house is built by Robyn Volker, from New York who wants to have a small home-style country. she has friends with Tim Steele of who helped to design the house.
The house is built into the hillside to take advantage of sloping terrain. Two containers of 40 feet by 4 feet fused separate containers to create approximately 800 m2 of open space.
Two larger container supported using 20-foot container used for storage.
6. Manifesto House

Container house Manifesto House is renowned container home design to date. This house was made using 85% recycled materials / eco-friendly and designed by James & Mau.
7. Containers of Hope

Perhaps just as famous Manifesto House. These containers are designed by Benjamin Garcia Saxe for Peralta family. This house cost at least $ 40,000 USD to provide more than 600 m2 of open space.
8. The DeWitt and Kasravi Sea Container Home

Kam Kasravi and Connie Dewitt is the family who owns this impressive container. This house was designed by Modulus using four containers high.
This container is a container of pre-fabricated off-site and then shipped to California before they make. The top floor has nine skylights fitted to the roof to provide natural lighting.
9. The Beach Box

The beach box container house was built in the Hamptons, one of the most expensive areas of New York. The house was built by Andrew Anderson in containers purchased from SG Blocks. Containers on the ground level is used to make four bedrooms. The second floor contains a kitchen, dining room and living room. Just in case this is not enough, this home also features 1,300 square feet of exterior decking and pool.
10. New Orleans Shipping Container Home

You may have seen in the news recently this shipping container house built for Seth Rodewald-Bates? Home costs around $ 200,000 USD to build and was completed back in 2012. Seth and his team of friends and family spent two years building a house, working in the evenings and weekends. home container finish contains one bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, office and living area.

Wednesday, 8 February 2017


This design was designed by a team of architects, Aikaterini Papadimitriou (Greece), Esteban Castro (Costa Rica), Marcin Komar (Poland), and Yilin Yao (China), at The Bartlett, University College London,, This building is a project based on the formation of fibrous scale architecture with the use of carbon fiber. Design and fabrication of these methods create a new language by revealing the architecture that has structural elements based on the mind and performance. This parameter reconfiguration is the result of a unique high resolution technology and aesthetic. design concept by using configuration algorithm has structural capabilities.

The design process consists of the creation of a system configuration of a point, used for manufacturing as a point of anchoring. The system is designed structurally, and can identify the data efficiently.


10. Atchafalaya Basin Bridge
The Atchafalaya Basin Bridge, also known as the Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge, is a pair of parallel bridges in the US state of Louisiana between Baton Rouge and Lafayette are carrying Interstate 10 over the Atchafalaya Basin. With a total length of 96 095 feet (29 290 m) or 18.2 miles, this bridge is the longest bridge-3 in the US and the second longest in the interstate system and the 14th longest in the world by total length.

9. Shanghai Maglev line
Shanghai Maglev Bridge is a bridge to the train quickly using magnetic levitation system that operates in Shanghai, Cina.Pembangunan this bridge began on March 1, 2001, and public commercial service starting on 1 January 2004. The commercial speed trains operating on this 431 km / h (268 mph), making it the fastest train in the world n in regular commercial service since its opening in April 2004. During the non-commercial test run on November 12, 2003, piloted by Jonathan Texiera, maglev trains reaching speeds of 501 km China notes / h (311 mph). Shanghai Maglev has a length of 153 meters (502 feet), width of 3.7 meters (12 feet), a height of 4.2 meters (14 feet) and three class configuration of 574 passengers.

8. Donghai Bridge
China Donghai Bridge is a bridge that is counted among the longest cross-sea bridge in the world. Its construction was completed on December 10, 2005. It has a total length of 32.5 kilometers (20.2 miles) and connects mainland Shanghai Pudong New Area with the offshore Yangshan Deep-Water Port in Zhejiang. Most of this bridge is a low-level bridge. There are also cable-stayed sections to allow the passage of large ships, with a span length of 420 meters (1,380 feet). Donghai Bridge is part of the area S2 Hulu Expressway.

7. Runyang Bridge
The Runyang Bridge is a huge bridge complex that crosses the Yangtze River in Jiangsu Province, China and the downstream Nanjing. The complex consists of two main bridges that connect Zhenjiang on the south bank of the river and Yangzhou on the north. This bridge is part of the Yangzhou-Liyang Expressway. Construction of the bridge complex began in October 2000 and was completed ahead of schedule. This bridge mamakan at cost 5.8 billion yuan (about US $ 700 million). The complex was opened to traffic on April 30, 2005. The total length of the bridge complex is about 35.66 kilometers (22.16 miles).

6. Hangzhou Bay Bridge
Hangzhou Bay Bridge is a highway bridge with a portion of cable-stayed Hangzhou Bay on the east coast of China. This bridge connects the cities of Jiaxing and Ningbo in Zhejiang Province. Construction of the bridge was completed on June 14, 2007, and the opening ceremony was held on June 26, 2007. The bridge was opened to the public on May 1, 2008, after a considerable period of testing and evaluation. This bridge shorten the travel distance between Ningbo and Shanghai highway of 400 km (249 miles) to 180 km (112 miles) and reduced travel time 4-2 hours. At 35.673 km (22 miles) long, the Hangzhou Bay Bridge is one of the ten trans-oceanic bridge longest.

5. Yangcun Bridge
Yangcun Bridge is a bridge that was built in 2007, the bridge is made for intercity rail Beijing-Tianjin is 22.25 miles (35.8km) long. Built in China in 2007, the bridge is a railway Yangcun Beijing-Tianjin intercity long-22.25-mile (35.8km).

4. Manchac Swamp bridge
The Manchac Swamp Bridge is a concrete trestle twin bridges in the US state of Louisiana. With a total length of 22.80 miles (36.69 km) and is one of the world's longest bridge over water. Some claim it is the longest bridge in the world free of toll roads. This bridge carries Interstate 55 over Manchac Swamp in Louisiana, and represent a third of the highway is about 66 miles in Louisiana. opened in 1979, piles were driven 250 feet (76 m) below the swamp and the cost range to $ 7 million per mile to finish.

3. The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge
The bridge consists of two parallel bridges crossing Lake Pontchartrain in southern Louisiana, United States. Paanjang of the two bridges is 23.83 miles (38.35 km). The south end of the Causeway in Metairie, Louisiana, a suburb of New Orleans. The northern terminus is at Mandeville, Louisiana.Sejak 1969, the bridge was listed by the Guinness World Records as the longest bridge over water in the world. in 2011 in response to the opening of the Jiaozhou Bay Bridge allegedly again in China, Guinness created two categories for bridges over water.

2. Bang Na Expressway
Bang Na Expressway is a six-lane overpass bridge in Thailand with a length of 55 km. This bridge is a toll road and walk on the National Highway on Route 34. This bridge is a project owned by the Expressway Authority of Thailand (EXAT). The highway is elevated to a bridge which has an average span length of 42 meters. This bridge is 27 meters wide bridge box girder and was completed in January 2000. It took 1.8 million cubic meters of concrete to build the bridge. The bridge structure was built using design-build contracting method. Columns and superstructure designed by Jean M. Muller (USA) while susuna and the foundation of the bridge was designed by the Asian Engineering Consultants (Thailand). Owner's engineer is the Louis Berger Group (USA) and the project was built by a group company of Bilfinger + Berger (Germany) and Ch. Karnchang (Thailand).

1. Weihe Grand Bridge
The first order falls on Weinan Weihe Grand Bridge is a bridge that is part of the Zhengzhou-Xi'an high-speed Railway which has a connecting Zhengzhou and Xi'an, in China. The bridge has a length of 79 km (261 588 ft) (49.5 Miles) and across the Wei River twice, as well as many other rivers, highways and railways. once completed in the wake, the bridge is the longest in the world, but was defeated by two new bridges on Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway that was completed in 2010. The bridge was completed in 2008, but the railway line itself did not open until February 6, 2010.