Floating Music Hub, Mindelo (MFS™IV) / Mansa Floating Hub, is a cultural and creative platform located in the beautiful bay of Mindelo, in the island of São Vicente, Cape Verde, West Africa. The platform is based on NLÉ’s innovative floating building solution called Makoko Floating System (MFS™)–a simple way to build on water-using lightweight, prefabricated,… Continue reading MFS™ IV – Floating Music Hub / Mansa Floating Hub
Makoko Floating System – MFS™ is a simple way to build on water by hand. It is a prefabricated, modular, floating A-frame, sustainable timber structure that can be locally produced, assembled and disassembled, quickly and manually for developments on water, in advanced or developing regions around the world. Since 2011 there’s been extensive research and… Continue reading Makoko Floating System – MFS™
For millennia, the solid building stands on a solid base; it is an image that has survived modernity. Typically, the base anchors a structure and connects it emphatically to the ground. The essence of the stock market is speculation: it is based on capital, not gravity. In the case of Shenzhen’s almost virtual stock market,… Continue reading SHENZHEN STOCK EXCHANGE HEADQUARTERS
The Seoul National University Museum is defined by its siting on the side of a small hill, close to the entrance of the university. The building’s form was conceived as a basic rectangular box, sliced diagonally by the incline of the hill. This form is then raised up on a small central core – the… Continue reading SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY MUSEUM
Omiòlōtá House is a beach property under construction on Ilashe Beach, Lagos.