ֹ: Call for submissions - Cube Open Exhibition 2007
Call for submissions - Cube Open Exhibition 2007. Based in the heart of Manchester Cube Gallery is delighted to invite any creative dicipline to submit work for CUBE’s first OPEN exhibition. Interested parties are asked to respond to the theme of the Urban Built Environment and we will be accepting proposals from Artists, Architects and Designers at any stage of their career. The exhibition runs from Tuesday 13.07.07 to Saturday 25.08.07. Deadline for submissions Friday 15th June 5.00pm. We would like to...
ֹ: The Hive Sustainable Workspace
The Hive Sustainable Workspace. Labels: The Hive sustainable workspace. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). This spring CUBE in Manchester will play host to the exhibition “Green Modernism”, exploring the future of sustainable urban living. This exhibition arrives at a crucial time as the effects of climate change are felt with increasing force, and it is important to suggest sustainable ways of living. View my complete profile. We would like to invite you to join our debate! Houses of the Future. Charli...
ֹ: Earthships - Normandy
Earthship Program in Normandy FranceApril-May 2007. Follow this link for more interesting facts about The Earthship! Http:/ www.earthshipbiotecture.com/. And find view more images on www.youtube.com. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). View my complete profile. We would like to invite you to join our debate! We would like to include your views on the future of sustainable living and CUBE is asking for entries to feature on this blogspot! Please send all posts to email@example.com. Houses of the Future.
ֹ: Green Architecture Day
Green Architecture Day 28th April 2007. Pow Wow Eco Arts www.green-architecture.org.uk. Our eco build journey:. To coincide with the CUBE exhibition on examples of sustainable low impact living, we have organised our fourth conference of Green Architecture to be held at CUBE in the morning and then across to Manchester’s Centre for Sustainability (MERCI) in Ancoats for the afternoon sessions. Our vision has travelled a long way like us and taken many development twists and turns. One of the most posi...
ֹ: Anyone for takeaway?
As part of Architecture week 2007 CUBE and Taylor Young will be developing an off-site project called CUBE’s Takeaway Garden. Devised by artist Jason Minsky (left) it will run during the whole period of Architecture week (June 19th – June 23th) exhibited not only at CUBE gallery but at the Reknew Rooms, Liverpool and Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester City Centre. The theme of Architecture week this year is “How Green is Your Space? With all the new apartment developments in Manchester City Centre and beyond...
ֹ: The Hive
Monday, April 23rd 2007. CITY PLANNERS THINK THE HIVE IS THE BEES KNEES. The Manchester office of HKR Architects (HKR) has revealed its plans for Phase 1 of The Hive, Stevenson Square, an £11.5 million, 75,000 sq ft sustainable office building for Argent Group plc in the Northern Quarter, which has been granted planning permission by Manchester City Council. Issued on behalf of HKR Architects by Crush Communications. For press information and images please contact Vanessa Neal or Clare Lawrence. 5 Phil D...
ֹ: Earthship Biotecture
What is an Earthship? The Earthship Defined: The Earthship is a completely independent globally oriented dwelling unit made from materials that are indigenous to the entire planet. The major structural building component of the Earthship is recycled automobile tires filled with compacted earth to form a rammed earth brick encased in steel belted rubber. This brick and the resulting bearing walls it forms is virtually indestructible. While Earthships exist in almost every state and in many countries aroun...
ֹ: ARCHITECTURE WEEK 2007!!!
CUBE is delighted to invite the public on an off-site tour of the prestigious new development by Urban Splash in association with Architecture Week 2007 . The New Islington development (left) in New East Manchester aims to provide an insight into unique community consultation resulting in highly contemporary sustainable designs. Architects included in the project include Ian Simpson and Will Alsop. Meet at CUBE 1.00pm. Tour starts at the development at 2.00pm. To book a place contact Ben. This could be o...
ֹ: Lotte Karlsen's 'Off-Centre', 2006
Lotte Karlsen's 'Off-Centre', 2006. Off-Centre by Lotte Karlsen (2006) - Currently exhibited as part of the Urban Growth installation in Green Modernism at CUBE Gallery. Lotte Karlsen's 'Off-Centre' range of tableware was developed through the 'GoGlobal: Thailand programme.' Under this umbrella, a three month research residency entitled 'Massclusivity' enabled her to collaborate with industry and craftspeople in the hill tribe region of Chiang Mai. Recognized by the UNODC label. In view of its success ...
ֹ: Charlie Baker - Q1, 2005
Charlie Baker - Q1, 2005. I'm a bit confused because airtightness is now a test for new buildings so have we gone full circle. I don't know so I'm going to try it out. We can't afford to re-roof yet, I've shoved foam up the chimney's so that there is still some ventilation but only a trickle and we'll see what happens. It does get very cold in the attic when the wind blows though. It's cold, ow! And HID lamps: the ones I've seen for night time bike riding come on immediately - iGUzzini's don't, they're b...