Parasitic Architecture

Collection by Samer Wannan

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Parasitic architecture can be defined as an adaptable, transient and exploitive form of architecture that forces relationships with host buildings in order to complete themselves. Parasites cannot sustain their own existence without siphoning energy from the surplus supply demonstrated in host buildings.

Samer Wannan
Packing Tape Spiderweb Installation by Viennese/Croatian design collective For Use/Numen. - 21 Works of art using office supplies Land Art, Modern Art, Contemporary Art, Art Public, Instalation Art, 3d Fantasy, Art Sculpture, Wow Art, Art Plastique

Packing Tape Spiderweb Installation

Do you feel a thrilling jolt anytime you pierce paper with a stapler? Does nothing feel better than an ultra-smooth Pilot pen rolling languorously across your Moleskine? Here's some art you might really appreciate.

Old meets new in the modern renovation of an old church - Design Milk - . - Old meets new in the modern renovation of an old church – Design Milk – - Cultural Architecture, Architecture Design, Architecture Renovation, Beautiful Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Sacred Architecture, Building Renovation, Church Architecture, Religious Architecture

Old-Meets-New in Modern Renovation of An Old Church - Design Milk

A neglected church was renovated by architect David Closes to merge modern architecture with ancient stone without disturbing the integrity of the building.

The clash of old and new at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto-How sad is this. The ROM is a beautiful building inside and out and then that ugly "Spaceship"-A true CLASH for Toronto! Museum Architecture, Futuristic Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Amazing Architecture, Art And Architecture, Historical Architecture, Unique Buildings, Amazing Buildings, Parasitic Architecture

The Michael Lee-Chin Crystal, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto (IMGP4994)

Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto. The magnificent glass and aluminium-clad addition designed by world-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind and named after the lead donor of the museum's renovation project. The crysyal is designed to have no right-angles.

Cell phones are political machines par excellance. This has been shown several times in recent years but nowhere better than the demonstrations against the government in Tehran over the past weeks. Concept Architecture, Architecture Drawings, Modern Architecture, Architecture Diagrams, Architecture Portfolio, Parasitic Architecture, Deconstructivism, Lebbeus Woods, Arch Model

POLITICAL MACHINES

Cell phones are political machines par excellance. This has been shown several times in recent years but nowhere better than the demonstrations against the government in Tehran over the past weeks. Twitter and instant messaging as well as texting were used to organize the resistance and also to communicate its existence to the news media…

LWblog-HUER-6 Paper Architecture, Architecture Graphics, Concept Architecture, Architecture Drawings, Architecture Student, Architecture Details, Parasitic Architecture, Deconstructivism, Lebbeus Woods

WALLS OF CHANGE

(above) The Berlin Wall, November 9, 1989. Walls are meant to separate, that is true. After all, it is an essential mission of the architect to ‘define space’, which means to construct limits, edges, boundaries that carve out particular pieces of undifferentiated space for human purposes. Walls of many different shapes and materials are prime…

Alberto Tadiello, Untitled (Adunchi), steel bar and plate, screws and nuts (looks like space trash) Arch Model, Abstract Sculpture, Installation Art, Design Art, Graphic Design, Concept Art, Contemporary Art, Artwork, Painting

Alberto Tadiello, Untitled (Adunchi), 2010, steel bar and plate, screws and nuts

Learn more about Lebbeus Woods! In addition to our exhibition Lebbeus Woods, Architect, The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at The Cooper Union will be hosting Lebbeus Woods: A. Concept Architecture, Architecture Drawings, Historical Architecture, Victorian Architecture, Architecture Student, Modern Architecture, Lebbeus Woods, Parasitic Architecture, Deconstructivism

POLITICAL MACHINES

Cell phones are political machines par excellance. This has been shown several times in recent years but nowhere better than the demonstrations against the government in Tehran over the past weeks. Twitter and instant messaging as well as texting were used to organize the resistance and also to communicate its existence to the news media…

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