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DEPARTMENTAL AND REGIONAL ARCHERY CENTRE in Chennevières-sur-Marne, France by ATELIER PHILEAS

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Article source: ATELIER PHILEAS

Urban Park

The site hosting Chennevières-sur-Marne’s future archery centre is located in an area of low popluation density of high vegetation quality. This vegetation gives the site the feel of a town park, which we felt it was important to retain.

The outer training field is treated as an integral part of the building. Its setting on the site is justified by the need to direct the shooting and the outdoor targets towards the north. The outdoor layouts, including a vegetated mound, are designed as an extension of the building.

Image Courtesy © ATELIER PHILEAS

Image Courtesy © ATELIER PHILEAS

  • Architects: ATELIER PHILEAS
  • Project: ARCHERY CENTER
  • Location: Chennevières-sur-Marne, France
  • Artist: Delphine Coindet
  • Client: Val-de-Marne General Council
  • Price: 1.5 M€ ex-Tax
  • Surface area: 1600 m²
  • Delivery: 2005
  • Programme: Archery hall / outdoor archery range / archery offices and service rooms, building approved by the French Archery Federation

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FLEX TOWER in New York City by Paolo Venturella Architecture

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Article source: Paolo Venturella Architecture 

2040. Population in New York City grows over and over. Inhabitants are more than expected and an original innovative typology appears in the city.

Even if carbon emission has to reduce, the use of energy increases. High rise is the only answer. A solution combining housing and energy systems for a sustainable living starts to be built in various parts of the city.

Image Courtesy © Paolo Venturella Architecture

Image Courtesy © Paolo Venturella Architecture

  • Architects: Paolo Venturella Architecture 
  • Project: FLEX TOWER
  • Location:New York City, USA
  • Team Design: Cosimo Scotucci, SolarShapeSystem
  • Year: 2014
  • Type: competition

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bomastraat in Ghent, Belgium by nu architectuuratelier

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Article source: nu architectuuratelier

On a unique location in the inner city of Ghent, a single family house is constructed within the walls of an old industrial building. The former forge and carpentry became the scene for a new home. Some of the existing shed roofs are teared down, some parts remain. Similarly, part of the concrete flooring is kept and partdemolished.

Image Courtesy ©  Stijn Bollaert

Image Courtesy © Stijn Bollaert

  • Architects: nu architectuuratelier
  • Project: bomastraat
  • Location: Ghent, Belgium
  • Photography: Stijn Bollaert
  • Date of completion: december 2010
  • Program: Rebuilding of a former forge to a single-family house with Bed & Breakfast.
  • Client: Ward Denys en Mieke De Maeyer
  • Structuralengineer: ingenieursbureau Herman Fraeye
  • Epb: Energy Projects
  • Primaryconstruction: ADG Bouw, TMB Staaltechniek (steel), De Groot Schrijnwerkerij (wood)
  • Exteriorjoinery: Aluminium De Croock
  • Facade: Dakwerken Bogaert
  • Electricity: Barelec Elektriciteit
  • Heating: Nonneman Installatietechniek
  • Interior finishes: De GrootSchrijnwerkerij (interiorjoinery), Durmiline (concrete floors)
  • Size: 102 sq m (floor surface area on ground floor)
  • Budget: confidential

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Chao House in Corcubión, A Coruña, Spain by CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Article source: CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

The project rebuilds a small house just over 3 meters wide and 16 deep at the end of a block. It is located in the historic centre of this village of Costa da Morte.

The former house was a dwelling and a bar and it had a blind well oriented dividing wall.

Image Courtesy © Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy © Hector Santos-Díez

  • Architects: CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos
  • Project: Chao House
  • Location: Corcubión, A Coruña, Spain
  • Photography: Hector Santos-Díez
  • Date Project / Completion: June 2012 / December 2013
  • Area: 162.74 m² / Living Area: 221.78 m²
  • Collaborators: Bárbara Mesquita, Celsa Pesqueira
  • Developer: Jose Manuel Chao
  • Contractor: J. M. Rodríguez Garrido
  • Structure: Félix Suárez Riestra
  • Installations: Isabel Francos Anllo

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Sustainable Industries Education Centre in Tonsley Tafe, Australia by MPH Architects

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Article source: MPH Architects

Introduction/Promotional

The Sustainable Industries Education Centre (SIEC) Tonsley Tafe project was initiated by the Government of South Australia’s objective to reduce operating costs of the TafeSA’s Building and Construction Trade Training programs through the consolidation of five aging campuses into a single contemporary facility within the former Mitsubishi Main Assembly Building (MAB) at Tonsley Park, Adelaide.

Image Courtesy © David Sievers

Image Courtesy © David Sievers

  • Architects: MPH Architects
  • Project: Sustainable Industries Education Centre
  • Location: onsley Tafe, Australia
  • Photography: David Sievers
  • Display category:Public Building
  • Date of construction completion:October 2013
  • Total project cost:  $110 000 000
  • Gross floor area m2: 43000sqm
  • Type of building contract:Managing Contractor
  • Practice team: Tony Materne – Partner in charge / Design Director, Peter Hoare – Project Leader, Thomas Hansen, Vicki Jacobs, Carlo Pennino , Tonia Mudie, Sally Bostock, Maureen Fry, Diana Thompson, Matt Spinaze, Daniel Pike, James Jones

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Cafeteria Sheet Lightning in Berlin, Germany by die Baupiloten BDA

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Article source: die Baupiloten BDA

Sheet Lightning in the Technical University’s Main Building.

The Baupiloten construct a new cafeteria full of mood- and weather-dependent lighting.

The Baupiloten have constructed a new cafeteria within the framework of a new master plan for the remodeling of the TU Berlin’s main building. The cafeteria connects two courtyards located within the listed 19th century building and provides them with a new function. The cafeteria’s distinctive luminous ceiling is already visible from the university’s foyer and through the windows of the inner courtyards.

Image Courtesy © Jan Bitter

Image Courtesy © Jan Bitter

  • Architects: die Baupiloten BDA
  • Project: Cafeteria Sheet Lightning
  • Location: Berlin, Germany
  • Photography: Jan Bitter
  • Architecture: Susanne Hofmann with the Baupiloten
  • Project Management: Dipl.-Ing. Martin Janekovic (Design), Dip. Arch. Marlen Weiser (Construction), Dipl.-Ing. Monica Wurfbaum (Consulting)
  • Start of Planning: April 2005
  • Start of Construction: September 2006
  • Completion: April 2008
  • Budget/Area: 900.000 Euro brutto/ 224 m²
  • Client: Technical University Berlin

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Refurbishment at C_Galera 43 in A Coruña, Spain by CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Article source: CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

The project aims to transform a four-storey office building placed between dividing walls in a residential building with offices for lease. The new building must optimize the number of flats in relation to the investment demand for housing and the small chances of regulations.

Image Courtesy ©  Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy © Hector Santos-Díez

  • Architects: CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos
  • Project: Refurbishment at C_Galera 43
  • Location: A Coruña, Spain
  • Photography: Hector Santos-Díez
  • Date Project / Completion: November 2012 / February 2013
  • Area: 611.13 m2
  • Built area: 703,45 m2
  • Collaborators: Belén Salgado, Bárbara Mesquita, Laura Coladas, Manuel Burraco, Cristina Canto, Elisa Moreira, Celsa Pesqueira
  • Promoter: Fundación Juana de Vega
  • Building company: RENI, Servicios Integrales en Construcción SL
  • Building engineer: Luis Pérez Doval
  • Structure: Féliz Suárez Riestra
  • Facilities: Isabel Francos Anllo

Materials: 

  • Natural iroko wood studs naturally.
  • 1m length iroko wood boards with white lasur.
  • White lacquered aluminum holding doors.
  • Stair made of perforated sheet metal and natural iroko wood.
  • Oak flooring in flats. Polished cement floors in common areas. Natural iroco boards in terraces.
  • Zinc deck

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Student residence in Paris, France by LAN Architecture

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Article source: LAN Architecture

The context

The project of the student residence integrates the urban fabric of La Chapelle’s district in Paris and acquires an important role in its evolution.

The plot is situated at the crossroad between rue Philippe de Girard and rue Pajol in the 18th arrondissement, close to the ZAC of Pajol, area that hosts an ambitious redevelopment of former railway yards, where social, cultural and sports amenities are currently being created.

Image Courtesy © LAN Architecture

Image Courtesy © LAN Architecture

  • Architects: LAN Architecture
  • Project: Student residence
  • Location: Paris, France
  • Project: construction of a 143-room student residence
  • Project manager: RIVP
  • Budget: 8M € HT
  • Project area: 3,950 m²
  • Delivery: February 2011
  • Team: LAN (architects), Franck Boutté (HEQ consultant), LGX  Ingénierie (HVAC, main contractor)
  • Project leaders: Sebastian Niemann, Venezia Ferret

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MERCEDES HOUSE IN GARDEN CITY, A CORUÑA, Spain by CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Article source: CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

The plot, like all those of the same alignment, has the particularity of being limited at the back by another much higher level which situates the dwellings on the base of a high floor through which the access occurs. With its front facing north, the solution of the housing is also conditioned by the two lateral setbacks that fix the plan and by the minimum width dimensions of the plot. The interior layout is organized into two areas that occupy the northern and southern extremities of the construction; between them appear the elements of communication and a patio facing the interior space through large panes of glass.

Image Courtesy © Raul Lamoso

Image Courtesy © Raul Lamoso

  • Architects: CREUSeCARRASCOarquitecto
  • Project: MERCEDES HOUSE
  • Location: GARDEN CITY, A CORUÑA, Spain
  • Photography: Raul Lamoso, Héctor Santos and CREUSeCARRASCO
  • Project: 2006 – 2009
  • Developer: Mercedes Sánchez
  • Collaborators: Belén Salgado, Cecilia Castro, Alexandre Antunes, Bárbara Mesquita, Félix Suárez (structure y direction execution)
  • Constructor: Manuel González, Fornos nº3 Sueiro – Culleredo
  • Collaborating companies: Manuel Sánchez Sánchez (structures), Piedras Monte Mar, Castro Amor (wood carpentry), Antonio Chas (metalwork), Talleres San Benito (carpentry stainless), Fontanería Paraguas, José Maria Pardo (electricity), Pinturas Antonio Rivas Casas, Aluminios Suso, Escayolas Carlos
  • Awards: XIV Premio COAG obra nueva. Selección BEAU11

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Bella Donna in Amstelveen, Netherlands by Benthem Crouwel Architects

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Article source: Benthem Crouwel Architects

In the old part of Amstelveen, stemming from the thirties, an office building and a pavilion together form the Bella Donna. The original buildings were designed in the sixties by the architect Webbers. They are situated on an island, surrounded by greenery and water and reachable via a bridge. The client was looking for a new office for his organization, when he came across the Bella Donna. Charmed by the green park-like setting he decided to settle in the pavilion, while the main building was re-designed to rent to others. This major renovation and expansion was the starting point to create a high-quality office near the Stadshart Amstelveen. The Bella Donna now has an exclusive look at a clearing in a woody area.

Image Courtesy © Benthem Crouwel Architects

Image Courtesy © Benthem Crouwel Architects

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