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Campus WU – Master Plan and Landscaping in Vienna, Austria by BUSarchitektur

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Article source: BUSarchitektur

OPEN SPACE AT THE CAMPUS WU

The Campus is a sequence of intertwining open spaces. Buildings on the different zones qualify these spaces from an architectural point of view. The Master Plan model determined the design of these open areas; a fabric of interior and exterior spaces, defined by the location of the buildings’ entrances in relation to the plazas, brings life to the intended environment.

Image Courtesy © BOAnet.at

  • Architects: BUSarchitektur
  • Project: Campus WU – Master Plan and Landscaping
  • Location: Vienna, Austria
  • Photography: BOAnet.at
  • CLIENT: Projektentwicklungsgesellschaft Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien Neu GmbH
  • PROJECT BY: BUSarchitektur & BOA office for the advanced randomness in cooperation with Landschaftsarchitektur
  • SERVICES: Comprehensive Master Plan in collaboration with international experts, Executive Project of the Landscape Architecture
  • INITIATION (beginning) OF THE PROJECT: 2008
  • PROJECT COMPLETION: 2013
  • TYPE OF WORK: New construction
  • PARK AREA: 67.000m²
  • AWARDS: 1st Prize in the International Competition for the Master Plan and Executive Project for Campus WU
  • Book about the Campus WU: www.holiwu.at
  • Software Used: Revit Architecture, Modulcad, 3ds Max, Rhino

WORKSHOP – STUDIO – GALLERY – SHOWROOM in ALTEA, Spain by Estudio ji arquitectos

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Article source: Estudio ji arquitectos 

Space “converted” in old town of Altea where has been used only the organizer system “MODULE PLUG” ji study: A versatile and mobile lattice with various accessories “plugged in” to it, organizes and gives use 4 projected spaces: architectural, jewelery workshop, showroom and art gallery.

Image Courtesy © David Frutos fotógrafo de arquitectura

  • Architects: Estudio ji arquitectos
  • Project: WORKSHOP –  STUDIO – GALLERY – SHOWROOM
  • Location: ALTEA, Spain
  • Photography: David Frutos fotógrafo de arquitectura
  • DATE: July 2013
  • ARCHITECTS AUTHORS: Jorge Frias + Irene Zurdo
  • AREA: 48 m2

Giving Warmth to the Building Skin-The World of Gio Ponti, Father of Modern Italian Design in Tokoname, Japan by TORAFU ARCHITECTS

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Article source: TORAFU ARCHITECTS

We designed the space for an exhibition “Giving Warmth to the Building Skin-The World of Gio Ponti, Father of Modern Italian Design” at INAX MUSEUMS in the city of pottery, Tokoname, Aichi prefecture, Even though Ponti is a modernist, he explores architectural surfaces, integrating hand craft work into machine production in order to communicate “feeling of skin,” such as its texture and warmth. Four themes: “Interior wall,” “Window” “Floor” and “Exterior wall” were keys to the interpretation of the exhibition. By making excellence use of co-located Monozukuri Koubou laboratory crafting technique, we have attempted to duplicate Ponti’s tile work.

Image Courtesy © Daici Ano

  • Architects: TORAFU ARCHITECTS
  • Project: Giving Warmth to the Building Skin-The World of Gio Ponti, Father of Modern Italian Design
  • Location: Tokoname, Japan
  • Photography: Daici Ano
  • Principal Use: EXHIBITION SITE
  • Production: detail
  • Credit:tile production: INAX TILING LABO
  • Building Site: INAX MUSEUMS (LIXIL Group)
  • Total floor area: 98.4m2
  • Design Period: 2013.06-10
  • Construction Period: 2013.10.21-2013.11.01
  • Duration:2013.11.02-2014.03.18

Residence Rieteiland Oost in Amsterdam, Netherlands by Diederendirrix Architects

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Article source: Diederendirrix Architects

Rieteiland Oost in IJburg is an island in Amsterdam with several detached houses, most of which border onto the IJ at the rear and are closed in at the front by a collective courtyard. This residence opens onto the IJ with a view over the Diemerzeedijk. Maximum use is made of this open view by raising the living area to the bell level and putting the garaging, together with the front entrance and workroom, on the subterranean level.

Image Courtesy © Diederendirrix Architects

  • Architects: Diederendirrix Architects (Jessica Sibbing)
  • Project: Residence Rieteiland Oost
  • Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

E’ Tower in Eindhoven, Netherlands by Wiel Arets Architects

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Article source: Wiel Arets Architects

This housing project is located within a former industrial area in the city of Eindhoven that was redeveloped into a residential neighborhood named Stripe S and composed of two building blocks. The E’ Tower forms the entry to this new development, with 110 apartments dispersed across its 22 floors, while a separate auxiliary building echoing the former’s façade rises 10 stories and consists of 36 apartments.

Image Courtesy © Wiel Arets Architects

  • Architects: Wiel Arets Architects
  • Project: E’ Tower
  • Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Program: Housing
  • Size: 16.000 m2
  • Date of design: 2004-2006
  • Date of completion: 2013
  • Project team: Wiel Arets, Bettina Kraus, Freyke Hartemink, Daniel Meyer, Mai Henriksen, Jacques van Eyck
  • Collaborators: Dennis Villanueva
  • Client: Stadionkwartier BV, Laurentius-Amvest
  • Consultants: Nelissen BV, Tielemans BV, LBP, Brandveiligheid Erik Janse, SchreuderGroep BV, Scheldebouw BV, DHV BV

Vivienda La Florida in Madrid, Spain by Otto Medem de la Torriente

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Article source: Otto Medem de la Torriente

The Florida’s housing is one of the most representative project in our office.

At the project’s beginnings we saw that one of the most important determinant thing, it was its own situation.

The lot was really close to the A6 highway, a very important road in Madrid, so the constant  noise it was very uncomfortable in spite of the location: a quiet  place with lots of vegetation.

Image Courtesy © Otto Medem de la Torriente

HEALTH SCIENCES FACULTY in Zaragoza, Spain by Taller Básico De Arquitectura

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Article source: Taller Básico De Arquitectura

The new Health Faculty of San Jorge University is located on a campus on the outskirts of Zaragoza city. Although it is a rural campus, the nature in it is scarce. The forest along the campus is the result of a man created operation. The surrounding buildings, the Rectory and Communications Faculty, respond to a contemporaneous architecture that lives besides that nature.

Image Courtesy © Taller Básico De Arquitectura

Loophouse 2 in Fulham, London by Paul McAneary Architects Ltd

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Article source: Paul McAneary Architects Ltd

This project redefines the internal organization and exterior form of an existing 1960’s single story ranch house. The project for a new master bedroom suite and a guest room leverages the limited scope of work by using the overall new form to give the entire house a new identity. The new massing is positioned forward in relationship to the existing approach and seems to rise upward as the hillside falls. The new master bedroom provides this new front with a formal face, yet does not yet imply entry. As you move further into the site the appearance of a courtyard caught between the existing form and the new massing reveals the new entry.

Image Courtesy © Paul McAneary Architects Ltd

  • Architects: Paul McAneary Architects Ltd
  • Project: Loophouse 2
  • Location: Fulham, London
  • Contract Value: £ 350k
  • Area: 245 sqm
  • Client: Private
  • Design Team: Paul McAnea!, Alexand” Toogood
  • Contrctor: Roxburgh Construction
  • Supplier: Quantum Fitted Furniture, Fineline Aluminium, Direct Stone, Aston Matthews

INNOVA. LOCAL AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTRE in Barcelona, Spain by alcolea+tárrago arquitectos

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Article source: alcolea+tárrago arquitectos

The debate around work spaces from the beginning of the industrial revolution has been a constant topic in architecture. The necessity of accommodate new uses because of new activities has improved new tipologies for the discipline and the city. In this sense, it is easy to remember good examples both of buildings and cities.

Image Courtesy © alcolea+tárrago arquitectos

  • Architects: alcolea+tárrago arquitectos
  • Project: INNOVA. LOCAL AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTRE
  • Location: Barcelona, Spain
  • Publications: 00x European Architecture, Verlagshaus Braun, Berlin, 2006., European Collection of Offices, Chris van Uffelen Verlag, Stuttgart, 2010
  • Customer: Ajuntament de Pineda de Mar (promotor público)
  • Executive surveyor: Ayuntamiento de Pineda de Mar
  • Collaborators: Rubén A. Alcolea, Jorge Tárrago, José Ángel Medina Murua (arquitectos, equipo redactor),LIZHER Ingeniería (consultoría instalaciones), Isabelino Rio (presupuesto), chroma digital (infografías).
  • Project date: septiembre 2005
  • End date: in progress
  • Budget: 1,993,656.03 euros
  • Area: 2.080,80 m2
  • Constructor: Excover, S.A.

NOLLA HOUSE in Barcelona, Spain by OAB

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Article source: OAB

The Project proposes placing the house right in the centre of the plot, in such a way as to clearly differentiate two separate parts; an Access garden square and another but more private with a swimming pool.

In the superposition of 3 volumes with convincing geometry a one family house was designed. By going through the access square the double-height entrance hall is reached, joining the transit areas and vertical communication in the house.

Image Courtesy © ALEJO BAGUE

  • Architects: OAB
  • Project: NOLLA HOUSE
  • Location: Barcelona, Spain
  • Photography: ALEJO BAGUE
  • CLIENT: PRIVATE
  • DATE: PROJECT   2004, CONSTRUCTION   2005
  • COLABORATION: NURIA AYALA
  • STRUCTURE : JUAN CARLOS CAPILLA
  • CONSTRUCTOR: ARTECO
  • SURFACE: 620 M2
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