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Country House Punta Callao in Región de los Lagos, Chile by Gestaa

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Article source: Gestaa

The commission consists about a house on the south shore of Lake Rupanco, Region de los Lagos. The property is set in a single first floor and as a novelty seeks the permanent contact with the surrounding and the view. Besides minding that the house is emplaced and it is not a discordant element to the environment.

Image Courtesy © Gestaa

  • Architects: Gestaa
  • Project: Country House Punta Callao
  • Location: Región de los Lagos, Chile
  • Photography: Gestaa
  • Architect in charge: Tomás Alvarez Robledo
  • Collaborators: Eduardo Sánchez, Nicolás Marileo, Juan Pablo Labbe, Francisco Vera
  • Area: 247 sqm
  • Constructor: Stamparini Mendez
  • Year: 2012

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Rubido Romero Foundation in La Coruña, Spain by Abalo Alonso architects

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Article source: Abalo Alonso architects

We have been asked to renovate a small traditional building in rural Galicia which is to be used as the foundation’s headquarters. Particular care will be taken in the project; walls will be reinforced; the tiled roof will be replaced and a bathroom adapted to its surroundings will be installed.

Image Courtesy © Santos Diez / Bisimages

  • Architects: Abalo Alonso architects
  • Project: Rubido Romero Foundation
  • Location: Lugar de Padin, Negreira, La Coruña, Spain
  • Photography: Santos Diez / Bisimages
  • Team: Elizabeth Abalo, Gonzalo Alonso
  • Associates: Berta Peleteiro
  • Structure: Carlos Bóveda
  • Installations: Inaec ingenería
  • Technical Architect: Francisco González Varela
  • Building Developer: Rubido Romero Foundation
  • Building Company: Construcciones Quintáns

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Florence Music and Culture Park in Florence, Italy by Arata Isozaki + Andrea Maffei Architects

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Article source: Arata Isozaki + Andrea Maffei Architects

The project comes from the tender launched in October 2007 for the redevelopment of disused area outside the historic center of Florence, and in particular in the vicinity of the old rail-station Leopolda, and the Royal Park of the “Cascine”. This work is part of those identified by the “Committee of Ministers for the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy” for the planning of infrastructure projects aimed at the realization and completion of major works of cultural and scientific interest for the whole country.

Image Courtesy Arata Isozaki + Andrea Maffei Architects

  • Architects: Arata Isozaki + Andrea Maffei Architects
  • Project: Florence Music and Culture Park
  • Location: Florence, Italy
  • Program: new opera house and concert hall
  • Client: Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri, Missione per le Celebrazioni dei 150 anni dell’ Unità d’Italia
  • Competition: 2007
  • Design team: Hidenari Arai, Takeshi Miura, Kenji Yatsu, Rawad Choubassi, Simone Utzeri, Filippo Biagi, Atsuko Suzuki, Andrea Maffei Architects / Stefano Tozzi, M+T & Partners
  • Structure: Arup Italia s.r.l.: Maurizio Teora, Giammichele Melis, Ida Coppola, Francesco Uggetti, Michele Mongelli, Riccardo Abello, Amerigo Tognarelli, Enrico Manganelli, Livio Quintavalle, Mario Rossato, Valeria Migliori, Matteo Testini, Floriana Palomba.
  • Mep plants: Arup Italia s.r.l.: Pietro Guarisco, Alice Quinterio, Enrico Zara, Francesco Di Salvo, Katia Bernardi, Nicola Carofano, Sebastiano Genovese, Stefano Colombo.
  • Geotechnic: Arup Italia s.r.l.- Angelo Mussi, Tim Hocombe, Francesco Petrella, Silvia Ferrero
  • Acoustic: Nagata Acoustics, Tokyo, Japan – Yasuhisa Toyota, Satoru Ikeda, Vie en Rose s.r.l. Firenze -Sergio Luzzi
  • Fire consultant: ing. Silvestre Mistretta, Milano
  • General contractor: ATI – Baldassini Tognozzi Pontello Costruzioni Generali S.p.a., Mazzanti S.p.a., Opere Pubbliche e Ambiente S.p.a.
  • Cost: € 80.000.000,00

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Bologna station in Bologna, Italy by Andrea Maffei Architects

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Article source: Andrea Maffei Architects

The conditions of the city all round and the varies infrastructures to be provided has developed the idea of the station as a tentative to string together different urban needs overlapping.The rail line has always divided the city of Bologna in two different parts: on the south the historical centre with monuments and palaces, on the north the industrial districts (so called “Bolognina”) and the Fair designed by Kenzo Tange (1967). The urban layout has followed these differences, regular and rectangular on the north, concentrated and radio centric on the south.

Image Courtesy Andrea Maffei Architects

  • Architects: Andrea Maffei Architects
  • Project: Bologna station
  • Location: Bologna, Italy
  • Program: railway station
  • Client: RFI – Rete Ferroviaria Italiana
  • Competition time schedule: june 2007- june 2008
  • End of construction: tbd
  • Design team: Arata Isozaki & Associates  (Tokyo), M+T & Partners (Florence)
  • Structure: Maurizio Teora (PD), Angelo Mussi (PM), Gabriele Del Mese, Luca Buzzoni, Francesco Uggetti, Giovanni Tecchio, Matteo Codignola, Salvatore Settecasi / Arup Italia s.r.l., Ove Arup & Partners International Ltd
  • Mep plants: Pietro Guarisco, Enrico Zara, Alice Quinterio, Nicola Carofano, Alfonso Mastrodicasa / Arup Italia s.r.l., Ove Arup & Partners International Ltd
  • Fire security plants: George Faller, Luis Mulinelli / Arup Italia s.r.l., Ove Arup & Partners International Ltd
  • Station layout: Leszek Dobrovolsky, Julie-Ann Janko / Arup Italia s.r.l., Ove Arup & Partners International Ltd
  • Security program: Barbara Marino/ Arup Italia s.r.l., Ove Arup & Partners International Ltd
  • Construction planning: Tom Honnywill / Arup Italia s.r.l., Ove Arup & Partners International Ltd
  • Computer graphic: Miller Hare
  • Floor areas: new station- 92,870 sqm., area “Bovi Campeggi”- 58,102 sqm., area “Ex Ie” – 6,710 sqm., area “ex-OMA” –      10,318 sqm.
  • Materials: concrete, steel, glass

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The Bak’a Garden Apartments in Jerusalem, Israel by Baer, Shifman-Nathan Architects

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Article source: Baer, Shifman-Nathan Architects

The Bak’a Garden Apartments is a luxury residential complex in the heart of the historic Bak’a neighborhood. The buildings are designed in a classic townhouse configuration with assortment of duplex garden apartments, single level apartments and duplex penthouse apartments. The urban layout is arranged to blend with the historic urban fabric of Bak’a with additional private and semi-private common pedestrian path.

Image Courtesy © G. Shifman-Nathan, Ilia Krivoruchko

  • Architects: Baer, Shifman-Nathan Architects
  • Project: The Bak’a Garden Apartments
  • Location: Jerusalem, Israel
  • Photography: G. Shifman-Nathan, Ilia Krivoruchko
  • Area: 4,300 m2
  • Cost: $12,000,000
  • Client: A. Haver & J. Banit
  • Plumbing: A. Yosha Ltd
  • Structural Engineer: E. Benwalid Engineers
  • Software used: AutoCAD

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Dean of Students’ Building in Be’er Sheba, Israel by YBGSNA

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Article source: YBGSNA

The Dean of Students’ Building functions as the academic and social hub of the School of Engineering in Be’er Sheba University. Its modest program is structured around a terraced three story public space of the different departments.  It is designed in exposed concrete in relationship to the old concrete campus of the 50’s to match the modern Architectural language of the School of Mechanical Engineering Complex.

Image Courtesy © Ilia Kruvorechko

  • Architects: YBGSNA
  • Project: Dean of Students’ Building
  • Location: Be’er Sheba, Israel
  • Photography: Ilia Kruvorechko
  • Area: 600 m2
  • Cost: $3,500,000
  • Client: Ben Gurion University
  • Design: Baer, Shifaman-Nathan Architects
  • HVAC: HRVAC Engineers
  • Plumbing: A. Schwartz Ltd
  • Structural Engineer: S. Angel Ltd
  • Software used: Designed with AutoCAD, images were constructed with 3D max + rendering

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T-Nursery in Dazaifu, Fukuoka, Japan by Uchida Architect Design Office

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Article source: Uchida Architect Design Office

One room (9m span) childcare room

The nursery school built in Dazaifu, a city located near Fukuoka city, had to be extended for two classes in order to increase the accommodation of children. Considering the nationwide decline of birthrates, the number of accommodating children may decrease in the near future. I decided to constitute this building as one room space (9m span) which does not have a pillar inside of building, which becomes very useful for conversions to various uses (playroom etc.).

Image Courtesy © Hiroyuki Kawano

  • Architects: Uchida Architect Design Office
  • Project: T-Nursery
  • Location: Dazaifu, Fukuoka, Japan
  • Photography: Hiroyuki Kawano
  • Function: nursery school
  • Site area: 425 ㎡
  • Building area: 168 ㎡
  • Total Floor Area: 149 ㎡
  • Stories: 1
  • Structure (materials): wooden structure
  • Finish: (exterior) garvanized steal seat
  • Finish: (interior) oriented strand board
  • Completed date: may 2012
  • Client: Chikushi nursery school
  • Structural engineer: YS
  • Constructional engineer: Nagata kensetsu

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BIQ – Das Algenhaus – The Clever Treefrog in Hamburg, Germany by SPLITTERWERK

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Article source: 

This visionary “Case Study House” featuring the first algae bioreactor façade world-wide was realised in the frame of the International Building Exhibition (IBA) in Hamburg in 2012 and 2013. As a “Smart Material House”, it combines intelligent materials and technologies with new typologies of living.

Image Courtesy © Paul Ott

Image Courtesy © Paul Ott

  • Architects: SPLITTERWERK
  • Project: BIQ – Das Algenhaus – The Clever Treefrog
  • Location: Am Inselpark 17, 21109 Hamburg, Germany
  • Photography: Paul Ott
  • Client and investor: KOS Wulff Immobilien GmbH
  • Co-investor: SSC Strategic Science Consult GmbH
  • Idea, Concept & Authorship: SPLITTERWERK, Label for Fine Arts and Engineering, Graz; Arup GmbH, Berlin; B+G Ingenieure Bollinger und Grohmann GmbH, Frankfurt; Immosolar GmbH, Hamburg
  • Project Team SPLITTERWERK: Mark Blaschitz, Edith Hemmrich, Max Juengling, Josef Roschitz, Ingrid Somitsch
  • Planning Partner Hamburg: Arup GmbH, Berlin; sprenger von der lippe; Timm & Goullon; Technisches Buero der Otto Wulff Bauunternehmung GmbH
  • Construction Management: Otto Wulff Bauunternehmung GmbH
  • Built-up Area: ca. 1600 sqm
  • Start of construction: 2012
  • Completion: 2013

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Casas Gemelas in Fusagasugá, Colombia by Giovanni Moreno Arquitectos

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Article source: Giovanni Moreno Arquitectos 

Two family house located in a middle-class neighborhood of Fusagasuga, a small town one hour near from Bogotá, Colombia.The program is based on to place two separate families in few 9 meters wide by 16 meters deep; that means that each house has few 4.50 meters wide.

Image Courtesy © Carlos Castillo

  • Architects: Giovanni Moreno Arquitectos 
  • Project: Casas Gemelas
  • Location: Fusagasugá, Colombia
  • Photography: Carlos Castillo
  • Construction: GM PROYECTOS INMOBILIARIOS
  • Structure: GM PROYECTOS INMOBILIARIOS
  • Place area: 144 m2
  • Project area: 360 m2
  • Project year: 2011-2012
  • Software used: AutoCAD

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KAG / Premier Campus Office in Kagithane, Istanbul, Turkey by JDS Architects

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Article source: JDS Architects

The Kagithane Gardens is a business district that focuses on the users working and living qualities and addresses its presence in Istanbul as a new form of contextual and urban approach: The building is formed by our desire to make it interact with its environment.

Image Courtesy JDS Architects

  • Architects: JDS Architects
  • Project: KAG / Premier Campus Office in Kagithane
  • Location: Kagithane, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Project Team: Julien De Smedt, Kamile Malinauskaite, Laure Vandenbroucke, Vincent Macris, Emily Pescod, Melike Ceyisakar, Camille Fatier, Borna Pavicic, Kazuya Uchida
  • Program: Commercial
  • Type: Invited Competition
  • Size: 100 000 M2
  • Budget: Confidential
  • Client: Feryapi
  • Collaborators: DB Architects, Tavusbay-STATIK, Geodinamik, Dinamik Proje, Pozitif Proje, SPIGA, CWG
  • Status: On-Going

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