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The Graduates 2012 ❘ Pylyp Fomyn

Pilgrimage at Reykjanes is the final project by architecture BA graduate Pylyp Fomyn. A place of departure or arrival for people that would undertake a forty-day walk from Reykjanes to the north of the country, it features guest rooms for the pilgrims, dining area and offices for the staff. Location… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Arnheiður Ófeigsdóttir

Varða is a resting place for travellers who have undertaken a hike across Iceland, located in Reykjanes.   The design process was focused on the spiritual and physical journey of an individual going through such a long and demanding hike.  Step by step he finds the next cairn of his… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ María Kristín Kristjansdóttir

The Yoga center is the final project by architecture graduate María Kristín Kristjansdóttir. A starting point for the pilgrimage across the country, the yoga center offers yoga facilities for the pilgrims to become better prepared spiritually and physically. The building is located in the middle of the lava, where the… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Jón Valur Jónsson

The final project for the architecture students at Iceland Academy of the Arts is a Tectonic Centre in the Reykjanes peninsula in the South West of Iceland. The Location Geologically speaking, Reykjanes is a unique place on earth to the extent that it shows the plate boundaries between Eurasia and… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Aron Freyr Leifsson

Himinn og jörð is the final project by architecture graduate Aron Freyr Leifsson. The building is situated near Reykjanesviti on the south-west corner of Reykjanes. Designed as accommodation for people planning on walking across Iceland, it features separate sleeping quarters for the hikers as well as an open area for… Read more

DesignTalks 2012 I Tuomas Toivonen

DesignMarch is almost here! Tuomas Toivonen is a talented architect and musician from Helsinki. He runs NOW for Architecture and Urbanism. Here is a beautiful video portrait made by the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012.   NOW from Antti Seppänen on Vimeo.

Open The Tower by KRADS

Open The Tower is a collection of a total of 676 models in scale 1:1000 by the Eurohigh design studio. Led by architect, professor Winy Maas (who visited us in DesignMarch 2011), Alexander Sverdlov and Ania Molenda of The Why Factory in collaboration with KRADS and supported by Lego and… Read more

Q&A with Artec Consultants Inc

Opened earlier this summer, the Reykjavik Concert hall and conference centre Harpa is the home of the Icelandic symphony orchestra and Icelandic Opera, as well as a wide array of other concerts and cultural events.   The designers include Danish practice Henning Larsen Architects, Icelandic Batteriid architects, and Icelandic-Danish artist… Read more