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Field Constructs finalist “COMMPOST” is a digital mountain range that teaches food-composting tips

Posted: Tuesday, July 28, 2015
With COMMPOST, learning about composting food waste never looked so aesthetically pleasing. A team comprising of Daniel Gillen, Colby Suter, Philipp Ohnesorge, and Gustav Fagerstrom proposed the temporary installation and made it as one of 18 finalists in the Field Constructs Design Competition in Austin, Texas.…

The Field Constructs finalist installations, results TBA!

Posted: Tuesday, July 28, 2015
The Field Constructs Design Competition invited architects and designers to share their most inventive ideas for a temporary outdoor installation to be exhibited at the Circle Acres Nature Preserve in Austin, Texas. As a way to draw public attention to the East Austin landscape, proposals were expected to…

Design Marfa to explore desert-climate design in 2015 Symposium + Home Tour

Posted: Thursday, June 25, 2015
Design Marfa — the non-profit that hosted the Marfa Multi-Family Housing Competition — announced the details to their 2015 Symposium and Home Tour taking place on the weekend of September 18-19 at the Crowley Theater in Marfa, a small Texan town in the Chihuahuan Desert. The…

TEX-FAB Plasticity winner “Plastic Stereotomy” now on exhibition at University of Houston

Posted: Tuesday, April 07, 2015
"Plastic Stereotomy" made its official exhibition debut at the University of Houston's Hines College of Architecture in Texas. Designed by associate professor of architecture Justin Diles from Ohio State University and constructed by Kreysler & Associates, the kit-of-parts installation won TEX-FAB's latest Plasticity competition last fall…

Don’t forget to register for the Field Constructs competition!

Posted: Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The final deadline for the international Field Constructs Design Competition is almost here. All submissions are due on April 1, 11:59 p.m. EST. Emerging architects, landscape architects, designers, and artists are invited to propose an engaging temporary outdoor installation that can be exhibited at the Circle Acres…

A closer look at “7+7” by Paul Vincent, the Design Marfa Housing Competition winner

Posted: Monday, February 09, 2015
"7+7" by Paul Vincent of Paris, France won Design Marfa's recently concluded Multi-Family Housing Competition for the small desert town of Marfa, Texas. The competition, which attracted 135 design teams from 17 states and 14 countries, sought the best multi-family housing design for a…

Details behind Studio Modh’s finalist Design Marfa Housing proposal

Posted: Monday, February 09, 2015
Studio Modh Architecture of Brooklyn, NY was one of the five finalists in Design Marfa's Multi-Family Housing Competition for the town of Marfa, Texas. Located in the Chihuahuan desert and with a population of approximately 2,000, growing tourism in Marfa has made the need for full-time…

More details on Studio Cadena’s Marfa Texas Housing finalist entry

Posted: Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Located in the Chihuahuan Desert in Texas, the small town of Marfa currently has no property zoned for multi-family housing. It's not that multi-family housing zoning isn't permitted, it just doesn't exist...yet. And with increasing tourism in Marfa, housing for full-time residents might become less accessible with the presence…

Design a temporary installation for the Field Constructs competition in Austin, TX

Posted: Friday, January 30, 2015
Calling all emerging architects, designers, landscape architects, and artists! The Field Constructs Design Competition is accepting submissions worldwide for temporary outdoor installations to be exhibited at the Circle Acres Nature Preserve in Austin, Texas. The jury will select five to eight proposals to be realized for a…

Plastic Stereotomy wins TEX-FAB’s Plasticity competition

Posted: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
TEX-FAB's Plasticity is the fourth annual competition that focuses on connecting experimental design practices with industry leaders, while also promoting innovative research in the architectural applications of digital fabrication and parametric design. Out of four finalists selected from round one, "Plastic Stereotomy" by Justin…

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