Archive for the ‘Art Studio’ Category
Monday, May 14th, 2018
Article source: MQ Architecture
Magazzino Italian Art is a private initiative conceived by Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu to house their collection of postwar Italian Art. The commission consisted in a full renovation of an existing 11,000 square-foot building and an additional 14,000 square feet of new construction. The existing L-shaped structure was erected in 1964 as a distribution center for dairy products and surrounded by loading docks and canopies. The new space needed a taller clearance, since some of the collection’s pieces were large, as well as highly controlled natural light.
Image Courtesy © Javier Callejas
- Architects: MQ Architecture (Miguel Quismondo, AIA)
- Project: Magazzino Italian Art
- Location: Cold Spring, New York, USA
- Photography: Javier Calleja, Montse Zamoran
- Structural Engineer: Michael Carr, PE
- Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing: CES Engineers
- Lighting Consultant: M.a.p. Design Studio
- Cost Consultant: Stuart-Lynn Company, Inc.
- Civil Engineer: Badey & Watson Surveying & Engineering, P.C.
- Graphic Design: Waterhouse Cifuentes Design
Friday, April 6th, 2018
Article source: Multiverse Architecture (MUA)
FABRIKA is the new type of multifunctional space in Tbilisi.
The authors of the idea – the founders of MUA – aim to transform the empty building into an urban space that become a platform for the young and free minded artists to create and share, implement and execute new ideas.
Image Courtesy © Nakanimamasakhlisi Photo LAB
- Architects: Multiverse Architecture (MUA)
- Project: Fabrika Tbilisi
- Location: Tbilisi, Georgia
- Photography: Nakanimamasakhlisi Photo LAB
- Gross Built Area (square meters or square foot): 7600 SQM.
- Completion Year: 2017
Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
Article source: v2com
Creating a sense of place, art can bolster an interior by enhancing its overall atmosphere. Art can arouse one’s curiosity and draw you in. And experienced in relation to its setting, it can positively affect your mood. Art can also set the tone for a theme, thereby shaping one’s impression of a space.
Art requires an audience to make it complete. With its natural ability to slow one’s progression through space and encourage interactions, art often promotes community connectivity. In a study by the Knight’s Foundation that surveyed 43,000 people, it was found that aesthetics of a place is indeed linked to one’s attachment to their community.
Marriott Signature Hotel & Residences, Image Courtesy © Norm Li Architectural Graphics
- Architects: II BY IV DESIGN
- Project: Creating Place with Art
- Location: Toronto, Canada
- Photography: Greg Pacek, Arnaud Marthouret – Revelateur Studio Architectural Photography, Hill Peppard Photography, Norm Li Architectural Graphics, Evan Dion
- Software used: Autocad
Sunday, August 13th, 2017
Article source: Satchel Tang
Silver & Co has designed and converted a derelict shed into a flexible multi-functional art studio for an artist couple and their child at the bottom of a West London garden.
Image Courtesy © Jason Taylor
Thursday, May 11th, 2017
Article source: Kimmel Eshkolot architects
Creating a new urban plaza, the project includes studios for dance, music, sports and a library. Completed in 2016.
The community center includes a variety of spaces, such as an arts and crafts workshop, music rooms, dance studios, martial-arts studios, a multi-purpose hall and a ‘youth wing’. Next to the main building is a library, which operates as a multi-media center, attracting visitors of all ages for a variety of activities. The two buildings are designed to operate together and separately.
Image Courtesy © Kimmel Eshkolot architects
Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
Article source: CVDB Arquitetos Associados
This project is based on the adaptation of a number of buildings in the historic centre of Torres Vedras so as to accommodate an innovative arts centre dedicated to music, performance, new media and the visual arts. The ambitions of the young institution, as well as the willingness to integrate and rehabilitate the urban ensemble – including a small housing scheme complete with its own street – determined that the Transforma headquarters should play on the ambiguity between public and private. While a cafeteria in the lower floor potentially expands onto the adjacent plaza through the main entrance, a newly minted urban pathway extends the existing alley to connect different levels of the city. Offering diverse spatial experiences, including the possibility of public passage, this path gives access to the multipurpose, kidney shaped auditorium that constitutes the central core of the arts organization. In general, public facades are minimally transformed, while new internal “organs” push against the old walls as a set of volumes and capsules linked to new functions and uses. Different colours are used to characterize these capsules as a basic process to claim their presence and exceptional character.
Image Courtesy © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
- Architects: Pedro Gadanho + CVDB Arquitetos Associados
- Project: Transforma Art Studios
- Location: Torres Vedras, Portugalby
- Photography: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
- Built area: 1.750,00 m²/sqm
Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
Article source: Steven Holl Architects
The new Visual Arts facility for the University of Iowa’s School of Art and Art History provides 126,000 sf of loft- like space for all visual arts media, from ancient metalsmithing techniques to the most advanced virtual reality technologies, including Ceramics, 3D Design, Metal Arts & Jewelry, Sculpture, Printmaking, Painting & Drawing, Graphic Design, Intermedia, Video Art, and Photography. Also housed are galleries, faculty offices, an outdoor rooftop studio, and teaching spaces for Art History.
Image Courtesy © Iwan Baan
- Architects: Steven Holl Architects (Steven Holl, Chris McVoy)
- Project: Visual Arts Building at the University of Iowa
- Location: Iowa, USA
- Photography: Iwan Baan, Eric Dean, Chris McVoy
- Software used: Revit, Rhinoceros 5.0, AutoCAD
- Client: University of Iowa
- Project architect: Rychiee Espinosa
- Project team: Garrick Ambrose, Bell Ying Yi Cai, Christiane Deptolla, JongSeo Lee, Johanna Muszbek, Garrett Ricciardi, Filipe Taboada, Jeanne Wellinger, Human Tieliu Wu, Christina Yessios
- Associate architects: BNIM Architects
- Structural engineer: Buro Happold and Structural Engineering Associates (SEA)
- Lighting consultant: L’Observatoire International
- Sustainability engineer: Transsolar
- Mechanical engineer: Design Engineers
- Curtain wall consultant: WJ Higgins & Co.
- Civil engineer: Shive-Hattery
- Audio/visual consultant: The Sextant Group Inc.
- Size: 126000f
- Year: 2010 – 2016
Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
Article source: Labzona federico tinti
The idea starts from the desire to create a different concept of relationship and interaction with the customer in line with the attitudes and artistic directions proposals.
The space is structured to be formed for the different display and spatial needs.
Image Courtesy © Labzona federico tinti
Saturday, December 12th, 2015
Article source: Manuela Tognoli Architettura
Portuense 201 is a cultural and creative district, based in an old farmer area built around 1910, behind the Trastevere Station, in the ex industrial area of Rome.
Image Courtesy © Manuela Tognoli
- Architects: Manuela Tognoli Architettura
- Project: PORTUENSE 201
- Location: Rome, Italy
- Photography: Manuela Tognoli
- Client: Private
- Program: Cultural district and offices
- Area: 550 mq + 290 mq outdoor
- Year: 2012 – 2014
Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
Article source: KZ Architecture
An artist’s studio addition to an existing home serves as a catalyst to transform a back yard into a series of terraced outdoor rooms, pulling an indoor lifestyle out into the subtropical climate.
Image Courtesy © Robin Hill
- Architects: KZ Architecture
- Project: Lakewood Art Studio
- Photography: Robin Hill
- Software used: Revit