Archive for the ‘Commercial Building’ Category
Tuesday, February 21st, 2012
Article source: Labscape Architecture
The beginning of the project was based on the gills of the manta ray. How from one surface it’s divide himself to making progressive openings. The complete geometry is triangulated to make more architectonic effects.
The space is created by 40 stripes of 25cm width, where each one deform, twist, reduces width, pull up and down for making the functions of; presentation, communication, sitting, table, desk, lights openings, storage.
Image Courtesy Nicolas Schimp
- Architects: Labscape Architecture // Tecla Tangorra & Robert Ivanov
- Project: 2TEC2 Booth
- Location: Paris, France
- YEAR : 2010
- CLIENT : Le Tissage d’Arcade nv/sa
- CATEGORY :commercial // exhibition
- SURFACE AREA :40 m²
- PROGRAM :Carpet Exhibition Booth /// Lounge area // Desk // Samples Area // Storage
- MATERIALS :Black MDF wood // 2TEC2 carpet // Translucent Plexiglas // 32 LCD screens
- PHOTOS :Nicolas Schimp copyrights / Labscape copyrights
Tuesday, February 14th, 2012
Article source: Rohde May Keller McNamara Architecture
“Rhythm in Steel as an Aesthetic Experience”
Established in the 14th century, Isleta Pueblo maintains strong ties to traditional values. The Tribal Services Complex is located in the foothills between the Rio Grande Bosque and Manzano Mountains, and is strategically placed in a natural depression, flanked by two preserved promontories. The complex co-locates Fire, Police, E911, Courts, Council, Administration, Wellness and Vehicle Fleet. Lower levels house public safety and tribal leadership, while the upper plaza level/s serve public needs. The architectural imprint acknowledges an ephemeral existence – to blend harmoniously with the land through time. The aim was to create a sense of unity around a center and acknowledge tradition:
gathering (proto-urban assemblages around a “middle place”)
alignment (sun, moon, sacred directions)
harmony with natural surroundings (earth-water-air-fire-spiritual)
prehistory (function & belief based architectural chronology)
COURT-POLICE-FIRE OFFICES and WELLNESS CENTER - (c) Kirk Gittings Photography
Wednesday, February 8th, 2012
Article source: APLAN
Following the Competition at the end of 2006, the investor MABRA engineering entrusted the author of the winning elaborate, Lečnik Darko, with the planning of the project, who, along with his team APLAN d.o.o. and colleague Rafael Draksler with the team ARHITEKA d.o.o., began drawing up projects for the business and residential facility DUNAJSKI KRISTALI.
Image Courtesy Miran Kambič
- Architects: APLAN
- Project: Dunajski Kristali
- Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia
- Client: MABRA engineering
- Design team: Darko Lečnik APLAN team for the business portion
- Associates in charge: Darko Lečnik, Architect – business portion,
- Structural: Edvard Štok and KONSTAT BIRO
- Project year: 2011
- Project area: 40,000 m2/sqm
- Photographs: Miran Kambič
- Software used: AutoCAD, 3DS MAX
Sunday, February 5th, 2012
Article source: 3XN Architects
A balance between a thoughtful blending into the surrounding scale and an elegant, yet significant expression has been the driving thought behind Danish practice 3XN’s design of the new Copenhagen Headquarters for accountancy and consultancy firm, KPMG. The company is certain that their new building gives them the right settings and environment to achieve future growth.
Image Courtesy Adam M¢rk
- Architects: 3XN Architects
- Project: Copenhagen Headquarters for accountancy and consultancy firm
- Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
- Client: KPMG
- Type: Office and commercial
- Size: 35.000m2 (33.500 m2 office, 1.300 m2 commercial space, 22.000 m2 parking)
- Floors: 6
- Interior Design: 3XN Architects
- Landscape Design: Henrik Jørgensen
- Engineer: MT Højgaard
- Art Consultants: In Situ
- Software used: AutoCad and Revit
Thursday, February 2nd, 2012
Article source: Covadonga Carrasco Arquitectos
This project to a fish market, which is considerate like a pioneering experience in Galicia, gives the possibility of receiving visitors at the same time that the market activity is made.
The objective of separate the workers and visitors routes becomes a condition to the distribution and the basic program of a conventional market, appearing added functions, like the information area, didactic material exhibition hall, a control room and a small store.
Image Courtesy Jordi Pereda
- Architects: CREUSeCARRASCO Arquitectos
- Project: Fisterra Fishmarket
- Location: Fisterra (Finisterre) Seaport , A Coruña, Spain
- Architect Design: Juan Creus, Covadonga Carrasco
- Work Directors: Juan Creus, Covadonga Carrasco, Juan Antonio Rodríguez Pardo
- Collaborators: Francisco Rosell, Estefanía Vázquez, Felipe Riola, Roi Feijoo, Cecilia Castro, Belén Salgado
Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
Article source: Mateu Architecture
DESIGN OF A RETAIL SHOWROOM FOR AN OUTDOOR FURNITURE COMPANY BASED IN BARCELONA, SPAIN IN AN EXISTING RETAIL SPACE ON MIRACLE MILE, CORAL GABLES, FLORIDA.
THE OWNERS OF THIS OUTDOOR FURNITURE COMPANY WANTED TO OPEN A SHOWROOM IN CORAL GABLES, FLORIDA, THEIR FIRST LOCATION IN THE USA.
Image Courtesy Carlos Domenech
- Architects: Mateu Architecture
- Project: Kettal Showroom
- Location: Coral Gables, Florida
- Client: Grupo Kettal North America
- Building Area: (sf) 7,512 SQ. FT. A/C
- Cost per Square Foot: $120
- Construction Cost: $900,000
- Date of Substantial Completion: MARCH, 2007
- Type of Project: COMMERCIAL
- Photographer: Carlos Domenech
Thursday, December 15th, 2011
Article source: Zaha Hadid Architect
More projects by Zaha Hadid
Situated at a prominent point with the city centre, Lilium Tower rises as a light, transparent and constantly surprising 260m structure amongst a cluster of distinctive tall buildings – achieving distinction both through its unique silhouette, and the application of a progressive low-energy strategy to meet extremes in local climate. Lilium Tower rises in a central Warsaw location, adjacent to the Marriott Tower and opposite the central train station.
- Architects: Zaha Hadid Architect
- Project: Lilium Tower
- Location: Warsaw, Poland
- Completion Date: 2007 – 2012
- Project Area: 130000m2
- Design: Zaha Hadid with Patrik Schumacher
- Project Architect: Markus Planteu
- Competition Team: Thomas Mathoy, Sophia Razzaque, Naomi Fritz, Daniel Widrig, Fulvio Wirz, Mariagrazia Lanza, Dennis Brezina, Seda Zirek
- Structural / Services: ARUP
- Feasibility Estimate: Davis Langdon
Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
Article source: Pascal Arquitectos
Located in a cliff of 30 metres high between Rosarito and Ensenada, this condiminium complex tries to satisfy beach property growing demand in Baja California area.
This project design responds first of all to the property’s particular sunpath diagram, to the geographical conditions and to the real state business situation. This product is addressed to a upper middle class market.
- Architect: Pascal Arquitectos – Carlos Pascal, Gerard Pascal
- Name of Project: Rosarito Condominium Development
- Location: Baja California Norte, Mexico
- Area: 30,000 m2
- Year: 2008
- Software used: AutoCAD for drawings, images by hand
Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
Article source: Henning Larsen Architects
More projects by Henning Larsen Architects
Mediacorp’s bold ambition to become the best employer has been the inspiration.
The building is designed as a self-sufficient carbon neutral building. With optimal daylight conditions and adding productivity gains, less sick days and better indoor climate for its people. Architecture can deliver functionality in an innovative way and become the working environment of choice.
- Architect: Henning Larsen Architects
- Name of Project: Mediacorp
- Location: Singapore
- Client: MedieaCorp.
- Gross floor area: 73,000 m2
- Year of design: 2007 – 2007
- Type of assignment: First prize in international competition
Sunday, November 27th, 2011
Article source: J. MAYER H. Architects
Urban development block with a high rise for office, hotel, wellness and commercial use
In a three-level peer review process that resulted in two first-prize winners, an urban planning concept was developed for the area of what was once the post office on Erkrather Strasse. The so-called “Quartier M” is to serve as the future link between the Hauptbahnhof central station and Tanzhaus NRW/Capitol, becoming a lively city quarter for living and working. In addition to offices and a hotel, the trend-setting urban design also provides for both privately financed and government subsidized public housing.
Other plans include space for a day care center for children and service providers for the quarter.
- Architect: J. MAYER H. Architects
- Name of Project: Quartier M Düsseldorf
- Location: Düsseldorf, Germany
- Team: Juergen Mayer H., Max Reinhardt, Simon Kassner, Hugo Reis, Jan-Christoph Stockebrand
- Investor: Lorac Investment Management, Luxemburg
- Structure and facade planning: Knippers Helbig, Stuttgart
- Climate and energy concept: Transsolar, Stuttgart
- Traffic consultant: GRI Gesellschaft für Gesamtverkehrsplanung, Berlin
- Start of construction approx: 2014
- Software used: ArchiCAD, Maya and Rhino