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Bosbadhal in Boslaan, Emmeloord by Atelier PRO

Saturday, May 24th, 2014

Article source: Atelier PRO 

Atelier PRO designed the new sports complex Bosbadhal in Emmeloord with an outspoken, sporty character, bringing cohesion between the outdated sports centre and swimming pool with several new functions. New additions include a large sports centre and lobby, the latter bringing structure to the various sports facilities. The most important intervention was to provide the old sports centre and new additions with one continuous façade, thereby connecting the mismatching facades and outdated architecture. In this way, the separate buildings become transformed into one sculpture.

Image Courtesy © Dirk Verwoerd

Image Courtesy © Dirk Verwoerd

  • Architects: Atelier PRO (Dorte Kristensen and Menno Roefs)
  • Project: Bosbadhal
  • Location: Boslaan, Emmeloord
  • Photography: Dirk Verwoerd
  • Size: 7.579 m² (5,243 m²Construction and 2,197 m² renovation)
  • Assignment: 2010
  • Design periode: 2010-mei 2012
  • Construction periode: June 2012-August 2013
  • Client: Gemeente Noordoostpolder
  • Interior architect: Susan Vlemminx
  • Project leader: Hans TakDesign teamAllard de Goeij, John KoksSite supervisionHans Tak  General contractorAannemingsbedrijf Draisma
  • Total building Costs: € 6,248,000,-  (All amounts excluding vat, remunerations, costs of the land, layout, connecting costs; inclusive risk of price increases, wages, materials, delivery a price level).

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MUSEO ARQUEOLÓGICO NACIONAL in Madrid, Spain by Frade Arquitectos

Saturday, May 24th, 2014

Article source: Frade Arquitectos 

Two months ago, on March 31st, the opening ceremony of the new Museo Arqueológico Nacional took place. There is no doubt that it was an event that had been long waited for. A clear example of this, is the large amount of visitors that it has attracted during the first couple of weeks. A figure over 5000 visitors per day. Even though the museum has only been closed down for two and a half years out of the six that the construction lasted, it was clear to see that the re-opening generated a lot of expectation.

Image Courtesy © Niccolo Guasti

Image Courtesy © Niccolo Guasti

  • Architects: Frade Arquitectos 
  • Project: MUSEO ARQUEOLÓGICO NACIONAL
  • Location: Madrid, Spain
  • Photography: Luis Asin, Mika Cartier, Dr. Sombra, Lorenzo Plana, Fernando Velasco, Niccolo Guasti, Gabriel López, Jose Manuel Ballester.
  • PROPERTY: Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte
  • OPENING: March, 2014
  • CURRENT USABLE AREA: 23.303 m2 (2.642 m2 more than before the refurbish)
  • ARCHITECTURAL PROJECT: Frade Arquitectos S.L.
  • CONSTRUCTION COMPANY: Acciona
  • MUSEOGRAPHIC DESIGN: Frade Arquitectos SL
  • MUSEOGRAPHIC EXECUTION: UTE MAN Acciona – Empty

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Yusuhara Wooden Bridge Museum in Kochi Prefecture, Japan by KENGO KUMA & ASSOCIATES

Saturday, May 24th, 2014

Article source: KENGO KUMA & ASSOCIATES

This is a plan to link two public buildings with a bridge-typed facility, which had been long separated by the road in between. The museum technically bridges communications in this area. It functions not only as a passage between the two facilities but also as an accommodation and workshop, ideal location for artist-in-residence programs. In this project, we challenged a structural system which composes of small parts, referring to cantilever structure often employed in traditional architecture in Japan and China. It is a great example of sustainable design, as you can achieve a big cantilever even without large-sized materials.

Image Courtesy © KENGO KUMA & ASSOCIATES

Image Courtesy © KENGO KUMA & ASSOCIATES

  • Architects: KENGO KUMA & ASSOCIATES
  • Project: Yusuhara Wooden Bridge Museum
  • Location: Kochi Prefecture, Japan
  • Client: Tomio Yano, Town Mayor of Yusuhara
  • Type of Project: new construction (extension from existing )
  • Principal Use: exhibition space
  • Design and Supervision: Kengo Kuma & Associates
  • Structure: Main structure/wood, partly steel frame, reinforced concrete, Pile or Foundation / Mat and direct foundation
  • Number of Stories: 1 underground, 2 stories above
  • Site area: 14,736.47㎡
  • Built area: 574,15㎡(total with the existing part: 1,946.97㎡)
  • Total area: 445.79㎡(total with the existing part: 2,540.23㎡)
  • Floor area for each story: B1F:14.85㎡ 1F:68.21㎡ 2F:342.66㎡
  • Height of stories: B1 4,150mm 1F: 9,465mm
  • Height of ceilings: B1F(connection part to the hot spring:2,100mm ) B1F (control room): 2,300mm
  • 1F: 2,300mm  2F (bridging corridor): 2,758mm 2F (gallery room): 5,056mm 2F (bridge): 3,705mm)

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Casa 7A in Villeta, Colombia by Arquitectura en Estudio + Natalia Heredia

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Article source: Arquitectura en Estudio + Natalia Heredia

The challenge was to design a country house in the surroundings of the town of Villeta (Colombia), 1.5 hours to the west of Bogotá; at 967 meters above sea level, with a predominantly hot and dry weather all year round. The site’s constraints were very clear; a very steep land that starts at the top of a hill going all the way down to the stream “El Cojo”. The brief asked for a built area of 550m2, including 3 rooms, studio, service and social areas, a terrace and a swimming pool, all this under one essential demand: the house must be able to be completely closed whenever it’s not in use.

Image Courtesy © David Uribe

Image Courtesy © David Uribe

  • Architects: Arquitectura en Estudio + Natalia Heredia
  • Project: Casa 7A
  • Location: Villeta, Colombia
  • Photography: David Uribe
  • Software used: Autocad and 3d sketchup model
  • Design team: Carlos Nuñez, talia Heredia
  • Designed and built: 2012 – 2014
  • End of construction: January 2014
  • Area: 550 m2

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New construction and renovation of the printing facility VARIGRAFICA in Nepi, Italy by Massimo Adario Architetto

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Article source: Massimo Adario Architetto

The printing company Varigrafica first opened for business in Nepi (Viterbo), in the sixties; the first factory dates back to 1992 and was dedicated to the offset printing for the production of editorial and advertising material.

The expansion of this industrial building, gave rise to the current/present configuration of the complex, an aggregation of volumes of different sizes, each of them corresponding to a functional scope.

Image Courtesy © Massimo Adario Architetto

Image Courtesy © Massimo Adario Architetto

  • Architects: Massimo Adario Architetto (Varigrafica Printing Factory)
  • Project: New construction and renovation of the printing facility VARIGRAFICA
  • Location: Nepi, Italy

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Herold – Social Housing100 in Paris, France by Jakob + Macfarlane

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Article source: Jakob + Macfarlane

In the context of the reconversion of the ancient site of the hospital Hérold, conceived by Philippe Madec in Paris 19th arrondissement, Jakob + MacFarlane establish/design three mineral forms standing free on a kind of slope triangular island planted with some trees. These three forms, grow like roots on portions of the territory that have been freed by the constraints of the site : protected trees, the ancient existing wall of the beltway, the size and prospect, the not buildable surfaces or the difference in height. Their shapes are at the same time the result of these constraints and a matrix structure generated by an irregular grid on the floor.

Image Courtesy © Nicolas Borel

Image Courtesy © Nicolas Borel

  • Architects: Jakob + Macfarlane
  • Project: Herold – Social Housing100
  • Location: Paris, France
  • Photography: Nicolas Borel, James Ewing
  • Client: RIVP
  • Dates: competition 2003 – delivery 2008
  • Surface: 6600m2
  • Site: Paris 19ème arrondissement
  • Program: social housing, 100 apartments 10 for handicapped people, certification “Habitat et Environnement”
  • Cost planning: Michel Forgue
  • Electricity: BET Choulet
  • Acoustic: J.-P. Lamoureux
  • Structure: Batiserf
  • Landscape: Cap Paysages

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Refurbishment of the Teatro Gongora in Córdoba and design of a Multipurpose Box, Spain by RAFAEL DE LA-HOZ

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Article source: RAFAEL DE LA-HOZ 

A cubic body of glass emerging into view on top of the old theatre

Rafael de La-Hoz has designed a multipurpose box on the rooftop of the classical Teatro Góngora in Cordoba; an innovative and unique new space for the city.

The architect, commissioned to completely refurbish the Teatro Góngora, has recovered the old abandoned building –a project of Luis Gutiérrez Soto (1929-1932)-, which was a reference point for architecture in Cordoba in the twentieth century, and added a visionary multipurpose space contrasting with the current classical model, to ensure a greater variety of uses and promote the cultural life of Cordoba in the twenty first century.

Image Courtesy © Javier Callejas

Image Courtesy © Javier Callejas

  • Architects: RAFAEL DE LA-HOZ 
  • Project: Refurbishment of the Teatro Gongora in Córdoba and design of a Multipurpose Box
  • Location: Calle Jesús y María, Córdoba, Spain
  • Photography: Javier Callejas
  • Client: Cordoba City Council
  • Project Director: Ángel Rolán
  • Project Team: Liliana Borges and Lorenza Donati
  • Graphic design: Luis Muñoz and Daniel Roris
  • Models: Víctor Hugo Coronel and Fernando Mont
  • Quantity Surveyor: Rafael Vegas
  • Start-end Works: 2009-2013
  • Built-up surface: 3,615 sqm
  • Use: Theatre and multipurpose Room

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Minakuchi House in Shiga, Japan by ALTS DESIGN OFFICE

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Article source: ALTS DESIGN OFFICE

The plan projects that thought that taking advantage of the texture of the thing itself, and that put out or how to create a space to be able to have the attachment in the future. This site is facing the rural scene scenic, but it is also the land closed surrounded by a peripheral wall.

Where it is allowed to place a major feature on the second floor, we thought the configuration space that can be enjoy the scenery on the second floor in a relaxed manner.

Image Courtesy © ALTS DESIGN OFFICE

Image Courtesy © ALTS DESIGN OFFICE

  • Architects: ALTS DESIGN OFFICE
  • Project: Minakuchi House
  • Location: Shiga, Japan
  • Architects Member: Sumiou Mizumoto / Yoshitaka Kuga
  • Construction: built of wood
  • Number of stories: 2
  • Gross area: 100.72 ㎡
  • Completed date: 2014.5

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BESIKTAS FISH MARKET in Istanbul, Turkey by GAD ARCHITECTURE

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Article source: GAD ARCHITECTURE

The refurbishment of the Besiktas Fish Market is not a design and realization process that was prosecuted in an accustomed manner. It is not intended to be carried through to an in-computable state. On the contrary, the aspiration is to initiate a dynamic outset by the gradual functional supplements and substitutions and even with the immediate effects of artistic approaches.

Image Courtesy © Alp Eren

Image Courtesy © Alp Eren

  • Architects: GAD ARCHITECTURE
  • Project: BESIKTAS FISH MARKET
  • Location: Istanbul, Turkey
  • Photography: Alp Eren
  • Architectural Project: Gokhan Avcİoglu &GAD
  • Architecture firm: GAD
  • Project Architects: Gokhan Avcioglu
  • Collaborator: Besiktas Municipality
  • Project Team: Ozan Ertug, Serkan Cedetas, Gozde Demir, Tahsin Inanici
  • Owner: Besiktas Municipality
  • Client: Beşiktaş Municipality / İsmail Ünal
  • Contactor: Cedetaş Mimarlık / Serkan Cedetaş
  • Construction type: Steel
  • Site Area: 320 m2
  • Total Construction Area: 320 m2
  • Project Data: 2007-2008
  • Construction Date: 2008-2009

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Invisible kitchen in Paris, France by i29 interior architects

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Article source: i29 interior architects

As living spaces and kitchen islands merge together in most contemporary homes nowadays, i29 designed a kitchen that acts more as a piece of furniture instead of as a kitchen. Our aim was to develop a kitchen system that seems to disappear in space.

The design is reduced to it’s absolute minimum, having a top surface of only a couple of centimeters thickness with all water, cooking and electrical connections included. Large sliding wall panels conceal all kitchen appliances and storage space.

Image Courtesy © i29 interior architects

Image Courtesy © i29 interior architects

  • Architects: i29 interior architects
  • Project: Invisible kitchen
  • Location: Paris, France
  • Photography: i29 interior architects
  • Client: Private
  • Floor area: 150 m²
  • Cabinet maker: Simon Sintenie
  • Materials: stainless steel, MDF panelling

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