Visionary architecture


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Visionary architecture

A term which applies to any imaginary scheme featuring fantastic or futuristic structures. Images from Visionary Architecture: Unbuilt Works of the Imagination, by Ernest Burden (McGraw-Hill 2000). Drawings by Paolo Soleri (below), Gilbert Gorsky (top right), and Lebbeus Woods (bottom right),
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The international award is aimed at recognising visionary architecture that uses innovative and sustainable products.
The international award recognises visionary architecture that uses innovative and sustainable products.
Doha-based Australian firm, Designsport, and Australian Laboratory for Visionary Architecture (Lava), in collaboration with local Ethiopian architects, JDAW, won the competition for their design which references Ethiopia's world-famous excavated architecture and the 'Mother womb,' the skeleton of one of the first humans, Lucy, who is about 3.2 million years old.
Doha-based Australian firm Designsport and Australian LAVA (Laboratory for Visionary Architecture), in collaboration with local Ethiopian architect firm JDAW, won the competition.
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The architects entrusted Stoller with their visionary architecture, and, to a large extent, remained true to it in his visionary photographs.