The Hive @ Sydney, Australia

The Hive @ Sydney, Australia is a concept housing that seeks to solve some of the problems caused by high density urban development. Originally a submission to the International Architecture Competition – Beebreeders, Aston now submits it to the Portfolio Challenge. Since 2018 they have been working as an Architectural Designer at Marin Architects!

How would you plan to solve for the problems that arise from high density urban areas? Rising price of housing?

Sydney Hive by Yi Jun Aston, tries to solve for some of these issues that arise from high density urban areas. Aston, an extraordinary architect in the Architect-US Job+J1 Visa Program, submitted The Hive @ Sydney, Australia, a pixelation concept housing as a solution in a high density city to solve the rising property price issue in Sydney. Aston created this project originally as a submission to the International Architecture Competition – Beebreeders. They recently graduated from University of Hartford for their Masters in Architecture, and have been working at Marin Architects in New York City since 2018. Aston describes themselves as an architecture designer graduated from Architecture universities from Malaysia, Germany, and United States of America. Aiming to create sustainable concept through architecture to users. Passionate in creating HD realistic architecture visualization rendering.

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Aston stated that, «The entire architecture is structurally designed in a modular grid system to control the cost of built of every unit. With the characteristic of having a grid system, the housing are built vertically up with minimal land used and the units are extended horizontally on upper levels. The structures are extended out further vertically and horizontally giving a potential of adding more units for more residents in the future. The unit plan is developed based on a square and all the units are arranged and stacked to fit in the modular grid. The irregularity arrangement of units created gaps and voids that become a garden and community area for a better living in the city.»

Yi Jun Aston used Vray, Sketchup, and Photoshop to create these beautiful renders.

What do you think of The Hive concept? Until more recently, it was our highest rated project. Leave us your thoughts in the comments section below!! 👇👇👇

Images by Yi Jun Aston

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