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FRENCH PAVILION EXPO MILANO 2015 in Milan,Italy by XTU architects

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Article source: XTU architects 

ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPT

A fertile market

If the world wanted to eat like the West, several planets would be needed…

Civilization will need to evolve: it must produce and consume differently !

Image Courtesy ©   XTU architects

Image Courtesy © XTU architects

  • Architects: XTU architects  (Anouk Legendre + Nicola Desmaziere, Studio Adeline Rispal)
  • Project: FRENCH PAVILION EXPO MILANO 2015
  • Location: Milan, Italy
  • Software used: Rhinoceros, 3ds Max and Grasshopper
  • Companies: C.M.C di Ravenna, Simonin
  • Project leader: Mathias Lukacs
  • Client: FranceAgriMer
  • Program: Cultural installation, exhibition areas, restaurants,  shops, VIP rooms.

Planning

  • Competition: january 2014
  • Contract: march 2014
  • Building:  september 2014
  • Delivery: april 2014
  • Building surface area: 3.532 m² shon / 3.286 m² usable
  • Site’s area: 3.500 m²
  • Costs: 14 m€ including taxes.

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Kelly Cullen Community in San Francisco, California by Gelfand Partners Architects + Knapp Architects

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Article source: Gelfand Partners Architects + Knapp Architects

San Francisco’s historic Central YMCA (1909), a nine-story Classical building located in the city’s Tenderloin neighborhood, has been transformed into supportive housing for the homeless and a health center for residents of supportive housing and the homeless. The adaptive use project created 174 micro-units of permanent housing and preserved the original sky-lit second-floor lobby, auditorium, full-size gymnasium, offices, and meeting rooms.

Image Courtesy © Mark Luthringer

Image Courtesy © Mark Luthringer

  • Architects: Gelfand Partners Architects + Knapp Architects
  • Project: Kelly Cullen Community
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Photography: Mark Luthringer
  • Owner: Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation
  • Contractor: Cahill Contractors
  • Interiors: Multiplicity Design
Image Courtesy © Mark Luthringer

Image Courtesy © Mark Luthringer

The LEED Gold health center occupies 11,700 square feet of a former locker room and support space on the ground floor, and the original swimming pool in the basement has been converted to a multipurpose room. Renovations in the 1950s removed the grand entry staircase, which led directly from the street to the second-floor lobby. This lobby has now been restored as the heart of the building, including a new grand stair, a small street-level lobby, accessible elevator, and improved circulation throughout the upper floors. Residential wings and 24 new units constructed above the historic gym wrap the light well above the lobby.

Image Courtesy © Mark Luthringer

Image Courtesy © Mark Luthringer

The small residential units—the Y’s former hotel rooms, approximately 200 square feet each—preserve the original window bays and gain spaciousness from their generous proportions and high ceilings. All units provide ample storage, cooking facilities, and individual bathrooms. A new radiant heating system, energy efficient lighting and ventilation, and the use of healthy materials support sustainability and resident well-being. Terrazzo stairs, tile walls, wood ceilings, and translucent planters around the new grand stair were chosen for their compatibility with the historic wood, tile, and marble finishes, which were meticulously preserved. The building includes 1,450 square feet of corner retail space on the street level.

Image Courtesy © Mark Luthringer

Image Courtesy © Mark Luthringer

Image Courtesy © Mark Luthringer

Image Courtesy © Mark Luthringer

THE EUROMED CENTER in Marseille, France by Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Article source: Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas 

The Euromed Center is part of a public project called “Euroméditerranée” which deals with renewing some urban areas of Marseille through the launch of several international architecture competitions.

Architects Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas have won the competition for the ‘”Euromed Center” in 2006.

Image Courtesy ©  Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas

Image Courtesy © Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas

  • Architects: Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas
  • Project: THE EUROMED CENTER
  • Location: Marseille, France
  • INDIRIZZO: Joliette district, d’Aménagement Concerté (ZAC) area
  • PERIOD: 2006
  • CLIENT: Marseille Euromed Center represented by Cogedim – Altarea et crédit Agricole Immobilier Promotion Investitors: Foncière des Régions.
  • PROGRAM: “Dolphin” Multiplex cinema 15-screen cinema, 4 office buildings, 4-star Hotel with 220 rooms, parking 850 places, urban park.

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Lyset paa Lista in Lista, Farsund, Norway by TYIN tegnestue Architects

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Article source: TYIN tegnestue Architects 

Lista is situated in the southernmost part of Norway, and it is home to some of Norway`s most unique and fascinating landscape. The small region is troubled by increasing migration, a problem all too common in small, rural parts of Norway today. This particular project was born out of the desire to combat this development. This was to be done by showcasing the wild natural beauty of the area, hoping to draw investments and funding to Lista.

Photo: Pasi Aalto / pasiaalto.com

Photo: Pasi Aalto / pasiaalto.com

  • Architects: TYIN tegnestue Architects
  • Project: Lyset paa Lista
  • Location: Lista, Farsund, Norway
  • Photography: Photo: Pasi Aalto / pasiaalto.com
  • Client: Hanangermona Grunneierlag
  • Project: Viewpoint
  • Cost: 300 000 NOK / 36 000 EUR
  • Building period: September 2013
  • Area: 120 sqm
  • Built by: Students and TYIN
  • Universities: Tecnol—gico de Monterrey, Puebla, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Students: HŒvard Eide, Marco Antonio Aparicio Kirwant, Jonas Velken Kverneland, Margarita Cuesta L—pez, Hildne Nessa,  Henriette Bakke Nielsen, Fernanda Miranda Noriega, Monir JimŽnez Fern‡ndez Rafaelly, Paulina Mart’nez Rodr’guez, Kornelie Solenes, Rosalba Mart’nez Villase–or Sissel Westvig, Simen Andreas Aas
  • Sponsors: Innovasjon Norge, Byggvell, MontŽr, Naust Bygg, NorDan, Optimalt AS, NTNU

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RDM Innovation Dock in Rotterdam, Netherlands by Groosman Partners architects

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Article source: Groosman Partners architects 

In the heart of the ports of Rotterdam, Groosman Partners Architecten used a crane track in a former machine hall to suspend 1000 m2 of office space. The hall is situated on the terrain of RDM (Rotterdam Dry-dock Company), a former shipyard recently rebuilt into a campus for education and innovation. The Innovation Dock is in use by schools and small-scale and innovative companies operating in the markets “building, moving & powering”.

Image Courtesy ©  Groosman Partners architects

Image Courtesy © Groosman Partners architects

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Castelão Arena, an exemplary stadium in Fortaleza, Brazil by Vigliecca & Associados

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Article source: Vigliecca & Associados

First one to be ready for the 2014 World Cup, the most economical arena in the last four World Cups and the first one in South America do receive a LEED Certification, Castelão stands out as an architectural monument of international standards, where the new and the old harmoniously coexist.

Image Courtesy ©  Vigliecca & Associados

Image Courtesy © Vigliecca & Associados

  • Architects: Vigliecca & Associados
  • Project: Castelão Arena, an exemplary stadium
  • Location: Fortaleza, Brazil
  • Photography: AZUL SERRA, RICARDO CORREA,Leonardo Finotti
  • Project management:Héctor Vigliecca, Luciene Quel e Ronald Werner
  • Residentarchitect: Fernanda Trotti
  • Team: Neli Shimizu, Carolina Bertoldi, Bianca Riotto, Fabio Pittas, Hernani Paiva, Kelly Bozzato, Luiz Marino, Mayara Christ, Pedro Ichimaru, Rafael Alcantara, Paulo Serra (administration), Luci Maie (administration).
  • Roof structure: Projeto Alpha)
  • Concrete structure: MD Engineering
  • Steel structure: Pengec Engineering and Consulting
  • Special and electrical engineering: Techna Consulting
  • Plumbing engineering: Fase Engineering
  • A/C engineering: Comaru
  • Acoustical engineering: Audium
  • Dynamic analysis consultant: STO
  • Landscape design: Rodolfo Geiser Landscape

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Vame in Pearl Bay, Yzerfontein, South Africa by SAOTA

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Article source: SAOTA

Brief

# “The clients, a couple from New York wanted a holiday home in the Southern hemisphere for summer vacations. Aware of contemporary architectural trends, they requested a sculptured building with clean horizontal lines, large areas of glass and screens creating a space that is ‘open as well as private’. Their brief was a 2-bedroomed home with indoor / outdoor living spaces and a studio to be used in their photographic and film related occupations,” says Project Partner, Stefan Antoni.

Image Courtesy © SAOTA

Image Courtesy © SAOTA

  • Architects: SAOTA
  • Project: Vame
  • Location: Pearl Bay, Yzerfontein, South Africa
  • Photography: SAOTA
  • Interior Decor: Client
  • Building Area:  828m2
  • Completion Date: 2006

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Black Loft Style in Voroneg, Russian Federation by Mudrogelenko design

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Article source: Mudrogelenko design

Image Courtesy ©  Mudrogelenko design

Image Courtesy © Mudrogelenko design

  • Architects: Mudrogelenko design
  • Project: Black Loft Style
  • Location: Voroneg, Russian Federation
  • Software used: For design our projects we ussually use Autocad for drawings and 3-d modeling, after that we use 3Ds Max Design with V-ray plug-in for making materials, lighting and rendering final picture.
  • Total area: 150 m2
  • DESIGN TEAM: Mudrogelenko Dmitriy, Mudrogelenko Zlata
  • Main materials: Stone, Glass, Light
  • Light: Modular Light
  • Door: Tre-P&Tre-Più/Planus design Antonio Citterio
  • Furniture: Edra, Knoll

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Chipinque – Apartment Renovation in Mexico by Jakob Gomez

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Article source: Jakob Gomez 

Monterrey is well known for its imposing-scale mountains. Located in Chipinque, part of the Sierra Madre Oriental, this project offers unique panoramic views of the valley and the surrounding nature.

Built in the 70s the building complex was intended to provide affordable housing in the area. With only 61 square meters (~657 sqft) the goal was to update the nearly 40-year old concrete structure by reorganizing the layout and rethinking natural light, materials and finishes.

Image Courtesy © GroovyChaos

Image Courtesy © GroovyChaos

  • Architects: Jakob Gomez
  • Project: Chipinque – Apartment Renovation
  • Location: Chipinque,  Mexico
  • Photography: GroovyChaos
  • Collaboration: Karla Aurora González Villarreal , Melissa G. Soto , Tatiana Posadas

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Broadway Housing in Santa Monica, CA by KEVIN DALY ARCHITECTS

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Article source: KEVIN DALY ARCHITECTS

The objective of this housing project is to provide low income families that work on the Westside of Los Angeles with affordable housing that is both environmentally and economically sustainable. The design clusters economical, repeatable housing blocks around the canopy of an existing shade tree.

Image Courtesy © Iwan Baan

Image Courtesy © Iwan Baan

  • Architects: KEVIN DALY ARCHITECTS
  • Project: Broadway Housing
  • Location: Santa Monica, CA, USA
  • Photography: Iwan Baan
  • Completion Date (Month and Year): November 2012
  • Gross square footage: 33,225 sf
  • Total construction cost: $10,900,000
  • Owner: Community Corporation of Santa Monica
  • Architectural Team: Kevin Daly, principal-in-charge, Tom Perkins, Project Manager, Kody Kellogg, Jason Pytko, Gretchen Stoecker, RA, Jared Ward, RA
  • Structural Engineer: John Labib & Associates
  • Mechanical Engineer & Plumbing: TK1SC
  • Electrical Engineer: FBA Engineering
  • Civil Engineer: Paller-Roberts Engineering
  • Landscape: Dry Design, Inc.
  • Acoustical: Davy + Associates
  • Owner’s Rep: SL Leonard & Associates
  • General contractor: Ruiz Brothers

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