DOME+PARTNERS | Blog, Dome Partners is an architecture practice based in Istanbul, Turkey that is dedicated to well orchestrated projects ranging from architectural to large-scale urban interventions. Established in 1997 by Murat Yılmaz, Dome Partners started off with the vision of creating an open system that welcomes diverse approaches to its adaptive and responsive structure., Architecture, Concept, LEED, Murat Yılmaz, Istanbul, Turkey, Mediterranean, Middle-East
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TOUCH THE EARTH LIGHTLY...
2014-05-03 10:00:00
"Touch The Earth Lightly..." -Glenn Murcutt
DRAGONFLY
2014-04-29 10:00:00
Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut has designed a futuristic self-sustaining, twin-towered high-rise complex that would bring organic farming right to the heart of the New York City.
PLAN IT GREEN
2015-12-10 19:12:37
A game for the architects of future to design the most sustainable and energy friendly cities: Plan It Green
QUOTES FROM ARCHITECTS: FRANK GEHRY
2014-04-21 10:00:00
"Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness." -Frank Gehry
TODAY IN HISTORY: GOLDEN GATE
2014-04-19 10:00:00
Golden Gate Bridge, the longest bridge of it's period, was completed 77 years ago today.
DORIS KIM SUNG: METAL THAT BREATHES
2014-04-17 10:00:00
Modern buildings with floor-to-ceiling windows give spectacular views, but they require a lot of energy to cool. Doris Kim Sung works with thermo-bimetals, smart materials that act more like human skin, dynamically and responsively, and can shade a room from sun and self-ventilate.
TODAY IN HISTORY: MIMAR SINAN
2014-04-15 10:00:00
"He is one of two architects throughout history who completely understood locality and space." -Le Corbusier
Mimar Sinan was born 525 years ago today.
WHAT IS LEED?
2014-04-11 11:00:00
LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) is an internationally recognized certification system that examines the issues such as; building energy and water efficiency, CO2 emissions, indoor environmental quality, resource management, and environmental impact sensitivity. LEED is developed in 1998 by USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council) for a sustainable future. Because U.S. Green Building Council is the only institution authorized for LEED certification, applications are made to USGBC.
UNDERSTANDING THE CHANGING WORLD THROUGH ARCHITECTURAL DESING STUDIOS
2014-04-07 10:00:00
At April 10-12, the student congress named "Understanding the Changing World through Architectural Design Studios" will take place at Maltepe University, Faculty of Architecture and Design
REM
2014-04-05 10:00:00
Cinematographer Tomas Koolhaas is nearing completion of his highly anticipated film, REM. The feature length documentary, focuses on the work of Tomas' famed father, Rem Koolhaas, is the first architectural film to "comprehensively explore the human conditions in and around Rem Koolhaas' buildings from a ground level perspective."