MIMOA newsletter #27


MIMOA Layar is here!

We are proud to announce the availability of a MIMOA content layer for the fascinating augmented reality application Layar. Download Layar at the Android Market, the App Store or with iTunes right now, select the MIMOA layer and enjoy an ┤Architecture Enriched Reality¬.

Layar is a free application on your mobile phone which shows what is around. It is a new kind of browser for smart!=phones. The camera view is over!=layed by online infor!=mation of the MIMOA website. By holding the phone in front of you like a camera, you can see all information of architecture around you.
For all points of interest which are displayed on the screen, information about the building is shown at the bottom of the screen. You can see how far away the building is located and where to go. A perfect travel mate!

Read more at MIMOA's weblog >>

27th International Architectural Conference
Piran Days of Architecture
Piran, Slovenia
21 & 22 November 2009

Two days filled with lectures, exhibitions, a documentary film. Under the honorary patronage of Maro÷ ńefcovic (Member of European Commission, responsible for Education, Training, Culture and Youth) and Karl Viktor Erjavec (Minister of Environment and Spatial Planning of The Republic of Slovenia, who will grant the 2009 Piranesi Award). The days of Architecture certainly mean one of the most important contributions in the field of promotion of Slovene architecture in the context of a broader European space. The conference will bring face to face nine different architectural viewpoints from different continents.

For the complete programme visit: http://www.pida.si/news/programm.htm
Read more on MIMOA's weblog >>

Looking back: MIMOA Event 09

The weekend of Saturday the 31th of October the city of Rotterdam was packed with architects:
the architecture film festival was programming 120 movies and managed to triple its visitors; the IABR had a succesfull weekend focussing on the live of Jane Jacobs; Friday the auditorium at symposium Architecture 2.0 was fully filled with 700 architects, listening to more famous architects. In the middle of all this, MIMOA was celebrating their second birthday.

And we, had a great day. Go see the images and reports here. Maybe we meet you next year?

Read more at MIMOA's weblog >>

Latest additions

Here's a list of projects that have recently been contributed by MIMOA members:

Cobbled paving with a pattern of luminescent lines embedded.

Plaza del Torico

address: Plaza del Torico 1, 44001 Teruel, Spain
architect: B720 Arquitectos

contributed by: b720 arquitectos

A mushroom school, cladded in green ColorcoatĂ prefinished steel

School Parasite Lampion

address: Lengweg 146, 3192 BM Rotterdam, Netherlands
architect: Christoph Seyferth
contributed by: colorcoat

The result of restoration of the Oratory of San Michele and its extensions.

Municipal Library Elsa Morante

address: Piazza Matteotti 4, 21050 Lonate Ceppino, Italy
architect: DAP studio
contributed by: vrebos

A sports hall with 2380 seats, local community offices, a library, retail spaces and garage

Zamet Centre

address: Boze Vidasa 7, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia
architect: : 3LHD
contributed by: 3LHD

Three prismatic volumes arranged around a semi-buried one.

La Mola Hotel and Conference Centre

address: Cam╠ de Can Bon Vilar, 08227 Terrassa, Spain
B720 Arquitectos
contributed by: b720 arquitectos

Located in the Soneva Kiri Resort on the Thai island of Ko Kut

Soneva Kiri Resort Children's Activity and Learning Centre

address: Soneva Kiri Resort, Ko Kut, Thailand
architect: 24H
contributed by: olav

Latest Guides

All MIMOA visitors can create and download their own personal architecture guide: the Mi guide. Here are some selected Mi guides that other MIMOA-members have been making >>
chicago architecture guide

japan architecture guide

architecture guide rome

More information

MIMOA is a free user generated Modern Architecture guide with addresses and maps. It provides exactly the information you need to visit and find buildings, bridges, parks, squares, interiors and public art. Everybody can contribute projects to MIMOA, and everybody can create their own personal architecture guide out of all these projects. It is the best source of information for your city trip with all Modern Architecture in one view.

Go ProPro account on MIMOA

Architects and project team members who have several of their projects published on MIMOA, can use a special service: The Pro account. Promote your office on our large internationally known platform, and use MIMOA for your portfolio: here you can organize all of your projects, add extra pages, edit office description, disciplines, logo and contact-details. Read more>>

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