Article source: gmp · Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner
The architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) have been successful in winning the competition for three office towers near the southern railway station in Shanghai, and have been commissioned with the design of the project. Vanke Co., Ltd. is one of the largest real estate companies for housing in China and wants to extend its range of activities into the office building sector; for this purpose, the company has selected a site in a desirable up-and-coming business area.
The main task was to design the interior office space for the company CEMEX, which is engaged inmanufacturing of concrete mixtures, cement and aggregates. The new offices will be located in the administrative center of City West in Prague Stodulky. Our goal was to fit 50 working places, arrange them into open-space office, 7 closed offices for team-leaders and a director, one large meeting room for 20 people and another 4 small meeting rooms with total capacity of 30 seats. In the office should also be a relaxation zone with a small gym and a kitchenette.
The house, 57 Tivoli Road, is situated on a corner block in the inner city Melbourne suburb of South Yarra.
Formally one of a series of attached row houses of disparate & eclectic housing styles, the exposed corner site meant a protective building was required for both visual and acoustic privacy, and the design seeks to create an enclosed shelter for the occupants, as well as forming an architectural bookend to the procession of houses which precede it.
This project was won in an international design competition to develop best practice in affordable housing. It has gathered many accolades and awards from the RIBA, Civic Trust and Housing Design awards amongst others, and has achieved Gold Building For Life Standard.
Article source: Josef Weichenberger architects + Partner
The site is located between Messegelände and „Wurstelprater“, close to Vienna University Of Economics and Buisness and public park Prater, therefore optimal position with high recreational value.
Two-floor entrance lobby with common rooms on ground floor has broad glazing openings and is shown on facade, so in that way lobby is opened towards central forecourt. On the client´s request all rooms were designed the same so consequently punctuated facade was developed with the pattern derived from the windows of the rooms.
Located more than 20 years in Bangkok metropolis, Thailand, Geodesic Design Co.,Ltd. had been looking for a place to be home, where architectural design studio co-exist with green lawn, ray of sunshine and may be, shade of a tree. We found the place 18 kilometers toward north of the heart of Bangkok, in Pakkred, Nonthaburi.
Bijlmermeer is one of the neighbourhoods that form Amsterdam South-East a municipal borough of the city of Amsterdam. The neighbourhood, which today houses almost 100,000 people of over 150 nationalities, was designed as a single project of nearly identical high-rise buildings laid out in a hexagonal grid. Construction started in 1963 with the first apartments finished in 1968. In the 1970’s the area was connected to the center of Amsterdam by a new metro line raised 11m above the ground on a brutalist concrete structure.
Shopping center Puuvilla is founded on piles. The frame is built with reinforced concrete pillars, hollow-core and cast-in-place slabs and pre-stressed concrete beams, with interconnecting steel pillars and beams on the Kutomo end.
Structural design and precast detailing is done by modeling and steel roof structures and facade elements are modeled with Tekla.
Pinnacle used BIM technology in the development of a bespoke Tesco Stores Ltd Supermarket design in Sheringham, Norfolk.
BIM allowed the design team to combine the architect’s and mechanical engineer’s 3D models along with their own steel, timber and reinforced concrete model created in Tekla. The BIM process provided a greater understanding of parametric relationships between disciplines, preventing co-ordination issues during the construction phase.