Archive for the ‘Care Center’ Category
Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
Article source: opus Architekten
The design concept identifies three key concerns. Firstly: the need to slot a new building into the topography and character of a 19th century park with respect to its historic neighbouring structures, in particular a nearby chapel. Secondly: the desire to create a welcoming and lively educational environment both for children and the adults who work there. And last but not least: the aspiration to employ innovative technology to create a building that produces more energy than it consumes.
west view, Image Courtesy © Eibe Sönnecken
- Architects: opus Architekten
- Project: New solar energy-plus child day-care centre
- Location: Cappeler Straße 68 / 35039 Marburg, Germany
- Photography: Eibe Sönnecken
- Client: Magistrate of the City of Marburg, represented by the Construction Department/ Günter Böth, Oliver Kutsch
- Project management: SEG Marburg / Uta Brämer
- Structural engineers: osd – office for structural design / Prof. Klaus Fäth, Frank Brückner / Gutleutstraße 96 / 60329 Frankfurt
- Building services engineering: Plan4Life – Ingenieurbüro TGA / Thomas Helbing, Michael Knauer / Fellingshäuser Straße 49 / 35444 Biebertal
- Electrical engineering: Schaub & Kühn – Ingenieurbüro Elektrotechnik / Norbert Kühn / Tilsiter Straße 3 / 35043 Marburg
- Landscape architects: Köhler Landschaftsarchitekten / Günther Köhler, Markus Papenbrock / Rödgener Straße 18, 35463 Fernwald
Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
Article source: architecten|en|en
A school building is a special building in a little village, because almost all the inhabitants have spent an important part of their life there.
This means that, as an architect, you can give children something for the rest of their lives, because everbody remembers his or hers old school building.
“The building as an adventure” was therefor the starting point of the design.
Image Courtesy © BASE Photography
- Architects: architecten|en|en
- Project: Primary School Aarle-Rixtel
- Location: Laarbeek, Holland
- Photography: BASE Photography
- Client: Municipality of Laarbeek
- Gross Floor Area: 2585 m² (new) 430 m² (renovation)
- Design: 2011
- Year of Use: 2016
Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
Article source: baukuh
The relationship between memory and the House of Memory is not one of simple translation. Contemporary Milan does not possess a fixed, entirely shared memory that is ready to be carved in stone. Rather than considering the House of Memory as an expression of a shared memory, it would be better to consider it as a tool for discussing the different elements that coexist within the collective memory of the city.
Image Courtesy © S Graziani
- Architects: baukuh
- Project: House of Memory
- Location: Milan, Italy
- Photography: S Graziani
Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
Article source: 3XN
Copenhagen’s Rigshospitalet, Denmark’ s leading hospital, recently inaugurated its new Patient Hotel and Administrative Building, designed by 3XN Architects. 3XN designed the 7,400m2 building as an open, supportive and comfortable environment for patients, as well as an efficient work environment for the hospital’s administrative staff. The Patient Hotel offers 74 rooms on the three lower floors, while administrative offices comprise floors three to six.
Image Courtesy © Adam Mork
- Architects: 3XN
- Project: PATIENT HOTEL
- Location: Juliane Maries Vej 18, DK-2100 Copenhagen
- Photography: Adam Mork
- Client: Rigshospitalet, Region H
- Total Advisor: Aarhus Architects
- Engineer: Grontmij
- Landscape Architects: Kirstine Jensen
- Interior: Rigshospitalet, Region H
- Facade: Facade appears as a horizontal relief clad in the bright natural stone, Jura Gelb.
- Floors: 6 (plus basement)
- Size: 8.000m2 (Basement approximately 1,100 m2)
- Construction Start: January 2014
- Completed: August 2015
- Official opening: August 21, 2015
Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
Article source: COMAS-PONT ARQUITECTES SLP
All the rehabilitation services for people with mental illness are grouped in this building composed by the repetition of a 6m wide spatial module. An economic and energy-sustainable constructions system, the domestic scale and the warmth of the interior spaces added to the closed relationship between building and nature makes it a HEALTHY BUILDING.
The building is located next to the main health centers of the city (Vic), surrounded by a park on the outskirts, and its program is basically developed on a ground floor to facilitate the mobility of its users.
Image Courtesy © COMAS-PONT ARQUITECTES SLP
Friday, January 13th, 2017
Article source: Roberto Ercilla Arquitectura
This competition involved a double intervention. On the one hand, it involved the construction of a new building next to the historical building which would hold all of the welfare services for the permanent care of the elderly. On the other hand, it involved the rehabilitation of the former hospital, to hold different social services and associations. Both buildings were to be related, complementing each other in some way.
Image Courtesy © César San Millán
- Architects: Roberto Ercilla Arquitectura (Roberto Ercilla, Miguel Angel Campo)
- Project: Old People’ S Home
- Location: Barandiarán Street, Durango (Bikaia), Spain
- Photography: César San Millán
- Developer: Bideak Bizkaiko Bideak
- Technical Architects: Javier Valdivielso, Gorka Sagasti
- Collaborators: Cesar Besada. Architect, Pablo Dormal. Architect
- Estructural work: Eduardo Martín
- Landscape: Local 4
- Construction Company: Olabarri S.L.
- Works Budget: 4.730.000 €
- Surface: 6.000 m²
- Year: 2000/2005
Sunday, January 8th, 2017
Article source: AZC
The collection of buildings that makes up Notre-Dame de Bon Secours is to be found at 68 Rue des Plantes, in southern Paris’ 14th arrondissement. Bordered to the south and the east respectively by Rue Giordano and Rue des Plantes, the site has an area of almost three hectares. The heritage of this site is a long history of building that began in 1875. The first wings of the hospital and the chapel were soon joined by new buildings in the same architectural style, following an orthogonal plan along two axes, alternating buildings and garden areas. In 1985, demolitions and new constructions broke the architectural coherence and upset the reading and use of the site. The recent transfer of the maternity unit to another hospital (Saint Joseph) provided the opportunity for the organisation to convert the Rue des Plantes site into a leading community healthcare centre, as well as to re-establish a harmonious and functional architectural ensemble. The transformation of the Notre-Dame de Bon Secours site reflects the evolution of healthcare; from the late 19th-century linear building, to the broad floors of modern medical centres. Following the demolition of the most problematic buildings on the site, including the maternity wing, a large building operation was planned in two phases so as to manage re-housing and building on an occupied site. Phase one, now being completed, comprised the construction of a new building to house a 98-bed residential care-home for the elderly and a 64-place crèche. It is built on the site of the demolished maternity wing, in the south-west corner of the plot, on the Rue Giordano Bruno side. The project also involves the renovation of the street-front building of the old nursing school, known as the ‘chateau’, to house a new children’s healthcare centre. The overall programme covers a total surface area of 14,000 sq m (GIA). Phase two, due for completion in 2017, will see the construction of a nursing home for disabled patients at the northern corner of the site by the Rue des Plantes.
Image Courtesy © AZC
Friday, December 23rd, 2016
Article source: Atelier Naom
The project is located near the Old-Age Residence of St-Tronc.
The site is served by public transport and a special transport service for disabled people is in charge of the day-to-day support of patients : families can thus entrust their loved ones to an adapted and specialized structure.
Image Courtesy © Atelier Naom
- Architects: Atelier Naom
- Project: Specialized Alzheimer Center
- Location: Saint-Tronc, Marseilles, France
Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
Article source: Avenier Cornejo Architectes
Jumps of scale to understand the place
The site is integrated into the multi-urban network of Paris, the Grande Couronne and major green spaces and infrastructure networks. The ZAC Clichy-Batignolles is perceived as a new landscape of connection, a wide-open urban door along the major territorial arches towards the historic city.
The site becomes an important urban platform, an exchange node inserted into the system of great Parisian relational spaces. It holds a role of transition between different scales, them being territorial, urban, environmental, social, cultural, and infrastructure standpoints. The ZAC thus acts as a device of resonance and multi-district transfer.
Image Courtesy © Sergio Grazia
- Architects: Avenier Cornejo Architectes
- Project: 145 housing units + FAM + PMI
- Location: Paris 75017, France – 38, 40-42, 50-52 rue Gilbert Cesbron
- Photography: Avenier Cornejo and Sergio Grazia
- Software used: ArchiCAD
- Client: LINKCITY ÎLE-DE-FRANCE et ALTAREA COGEDIM
- Associated Architects: AVENIER CORNEJO architectes + GAUSA RAVEAU actarquitectura SLP
- Project Managers: Miguel CORNEJO, Christelle AVENIER, Olivier SARAMITO, Joachim BAKARY Florence RAVEAU, Manuel GAUSA, Mickael DOMINGUEZ, Vicky LENZ
- Project Team: CFERM Ingénierie [MEP], Bureau Michel FORGUE [cost estimating], Franck Boutté Consultants [environmental engineer – HQE], Bassinet Turquin [landscape architect]
- Urban Planner: Paris Batignolles Aménagement
- Consultants: Les produits de l’épicerie [graphic design], EVP Ingénierie [structural engineer]
- Construction Company: Bouygues Bâtiment Île-de-France
- Budget: 33 128 000, 00 euros HT
- Site surface: 3 215 m²
- Built surface: 16 025,30 m²
- Used Floor Area Residences: 10 465,40 m² (excl. garden)
- Used Floor Area FAM: 3 078,60 m²
- Used Floor Area PMI: 253 m²
- Date of competition: 2011
- Date of request: 2011
- Date of completion: 2015-2016
Saturday, July 16th, 2016
Article source: LEVS architecten
LEVS architecten has won an international competition for the design of a new residential area nearby the Russian city of Kazan. The winning master plan and architectural concept take a ‘Dutch approach’ to create a living environment for approximately 17,000 residents. Intimate dimensions, green spaces, informal bike paths and walkways, adequate facilities, and spirited architecture together make the Machaon Valley a sustainable community.
Image Courtesy © LEVS architecten
- Architects: LEVS architecten
- Project: Machaon Valley
- Location: Malye Kabany, Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia