Archive for the ‘Building’ Category
Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
Article source: 1100 Architect
The Avant Chelsea, a 40,000-square-foot, twelve-story residential condominium, occupies a tight and challenging site in New York City. The design maximizes the building size allowed within zoning regulations through an unconventional array of setbacks that add bedrooms and exterior terraces to the uppermost four stories. Artful proportioning of a standard window wall system on the street facade balances the scale of the user with that of the building at large.
Image Courtesy © 1100 Architect, Eduard Hueber, The design of this twelve-story residential condominium in West Chelsea combines efficient programming of space with fresh ideas for structural design, interior design, lighting, and materials.
- Architects: 1100 Architect
- Project: Avant Chelsea
- Location: New York City, U.S.A
Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013
Article source: heri&salli
The architects’ office heri&salli from Vienna created in a residential building of a private building owner in Austria a so-called pleated dress”, a façade design that is positioned in front of the building including a grid system lying behind. The bent perforated plates can be shifted individually on a perimeter frame as required.
Image Courtesy © paul ott photografiert
- Architects: heri&salli
- Project: PLEATED DRESS
- Location: Vienna, Austria
- Photography: paul ott photografiert
- Finished: August 2012
- Steel – construction: Metallbau Fischer; Klagenfurt
Sunday, December 1st, 2013
Article source: Diederendirrix Architects
Two large autonomous blocks were proposed by the council in consecutive urban development plans for an undeveloped area on the edge of Lakerlopen. Their position and shape would distinguish them from the adjacent garden village. Both volumes lie at a right-angle to the rectangular layout of the garden village. One block more or less faces the Tongelrestraat with its long facade, the other looks towards the Paulus Potterstraat.
Image Courtesy © Diederendirrix Architects
Sunday, November 24th, 2013
Article source: Turett Collaborative Architects
The two-story brick building on the corner of West Broadway and N. Moore Street lies at the edge of the TriBeCa West Historic District. The 1870s-era structure itself was singled out for preservation on account of its distinctive corbelled brick work, prominent location, unusual acute plan, low massing, and multitude of French- and double-hung windows.
Image Courtesy © Turett Collaborative Architects
Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
Article source: Tom Wiscombe Design
We propose an interior city existing inside a mysterious diamond-like object. The approach stands in opposition to conventional master planning, where a set of reductive instructions such as building use, open space, and setbacks inherently undermine any tendency towards massively dense or monolithic forms. This building is not a map of history, a reified system of flows, or an evolutionary diagram.
Image Courtesy © Tom Wiscombe Design
- Architects: Tom Wiscombe Design
- Project: DIAMOND CITY
- Location: Adelaide, Australia
- Software used: Maya, Rhino.
Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
Article source: Panos Nikolaidis & Errica Protestou
JewelBOX is a multi use building in Kifisia, Athens, Greece designed by architects Panos Nikolaidis & Errica Protestou.
The jewelBOX accommodates two contradictory concepts. A monolithic mask, the building’s exterior versus a fluid interior. The mask reveals the ground floor volume through an ornamental iron gate. A black rectangular column redirects the visitor towards its two sections.
Image Courtesy © George Fakaros
- Architects: Panos Nikolaidis & Errica Protestou
- Project: JewelBOX
- Location: Athens, Greece
- Photography: George Fakaros
- Project Management, Construction: Tconstructions Alexandros Triantafyllidis
- First floor interior Design: Stagedesignoffice (Stavros Papayannis )
- Completion: 2013
- Lighting: XAL, iGuzzini
- Partitions: Knauf plasterboards & Aquapanel
- Acrylic solid surfaces: Staron
- Exterior door and window frames: Alumil
- External wall insulation: Baumit
- Structural frame: concrete
- Flooring & interior cladding: oak
- Exterior flooring & cladding: granite
Friday, November 8th, 2013
Article source: Kyu Sung Woo Architects
Located in a suburb of Daejeon, Korea, the campus is comprised of buildings scattered throughout a lush setting of tree groves and fields. Selected from an open design competition, the scheme places the new 26,000sm building on the northern edge of a green lawn running parallel with the East Gate axis. The design brings together the fields of Computer Science and Electronic and Electrical Engineers. Rectangular boxes are stacked nine stories high and arranged around a central core of large multi-level, indoor and outdoor social spaces that enhance cross-discipline communication between both students and professors.
Image Courtesy © Goongsun Nam
- Architects: Kyu Sung Woo Architects
- Project: KAIST IT Convergence Building
- Location: Daejeon, South Korea
- Photography: Goongsun Nam, Won Yang Kim
- Project Type: Computer Science & Electronics and Electrical Engineering Lab Building
- Type of Client: University
- Construction Type: New Building
- Total Floor Area: 26,023 sm (280,109 sf) – includes 4,536 sm (48,825 sf) of covered parking
- Program: Labs, professors offices, classrooms, seminar rooms, international conference hall, lecture hall, department lounges, student and professor’s lounges, cafe, fitness center
- Parking Spaces: 155 open-air, green roof covered
- Site Area: 215,278 sf
- Site Description: The site is a trapezoidal-shaped parcel of land just outside the center of campus at northern edge of the campus adjacent to the east-gate entrance. The site was an open field sloping from west to east and surrounded primarily by a road on one side and woods on the other.
- Materials Used – Exterior: Solid and Perforated Clear Anodized Aluminum Panels, Clear Anodized Aluminum Curtain Wall and Windows, Clear, Translucent, Fritted Glass, Extruded Cement Panels, Wood decking, Stone Pavers
- Materials Used – Interior: Polished exposed concrete floors, Exposed concrete ceilings and columns, Painted GWB, Glass partitions, Wood flooring, Extruded-cement panel stairs
Friday, November 8th, 2013
Article source: TOUZA ARQUITECTOS
INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND
The building will consist of five levels ( basement for parking and facilities , ground, first and second floor for administrative activities , a technical plant facilities ) .
This Basic Project and Execution in full mission program responds to the needs established by the Building Society and limitations covers all requirements set out in the specific Ordinance ” Tertiary Activities ” Partial Plan Sector XII ” Quitapesares derived Ordinance 7- AT ‘s current General Plan.
Image Courtesy © ALFONSO QUIROGA
- Architects: TOUZA ARQUITECTOS
- Project: BUILDING FERBOCAR
- Location: VILLAVICIOSA DE ODON, Spain
- Photography: ALFONSO QUIROGA
- Technical Architect: D. JAVIER SANCHEZ MIGUEL
- Promoter Y builder: FERBOCAR SL
- Closes: 2009 to 2011
- Promoter: FERBOCAR Construction Inc. (Don Carlos de la Fuente)
Thursday, November 7th, 2013
Article source: FCLP architecte
The site presents a complex, shifting urban space. At the foot of a thirty year old apartment block, in line with the strikingly designed swimming pool and opposite the local theatre, the Aubervilliers conservatory, with its highly respected cultural programme, is a crucial element in the town’s urban landscape.
Image Courtesy © Augusto Da Silva
- Architects: FCLP architecte
- Project: conservatoire d’aubervilliers
- Location: france
- Photography: Augusto Da Silva, Nicolas Borel, Agence FCLP
Thursday, November 7th, 2013
Article source: Jessica Sibbing
One project stood out due to its architectural and spatial qualities, the inspirational client, and the innovative approach to a vital redevelopment task. Building Anton and Gerard put the redevelopment of Eindhoven in the limelight, putting it on the map as a creative city.
Image Courtesy © Coenen Sättele Architects