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THE HACIENDA COMMUNITY HOUSE in Santa Rosa, Philippines by Jorge Yulo Architects & Associates

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

Article source: Jorge Yulo Architects & Associates

The site sits on a parcel of land that was part of a once contiguous seven thousand hectare sugar estate consolidated during the Spanish occupation. Because of its vicinity to the nucleus city and vulnerability development, the estate’s land area has been preyed upon by Manila’s urban overspill. The Hacienda is a community that strives to preserve the estate’s history by achieving a similar sense of place, that allows systematic cycles from the past to continue while introducing new assimilative cycles.

Image Courtesy © Jorge Yulo Architects & Associates

Image Courtesy © Jorge Yulo Architects & Associates

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177 Social Dwellings in Valdebebas, Spain by Francisco Mangado

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Article source: Francisco Mangado

The project tries to reconcile the privacy of the dwellings with attention to goings-on outside the block, so in the floor plan, the units are arranged in such a way that on the south side, towards the area that will accommodate offices and the ‘City of Justice’, a public zone will offer cafés, restaurants, stores, etc.; a recreational hub that will also be representative and vital in terms of exchange of functions, and therefore urban and with economic potential.

Image Courtesy © ROLAND HALBE

Image Courtesy © ROLAND HALBE

  • Architects: Francisco Mangado
  • Project: 177 Social Dwellings
  • Location: Valdebebas, Spain
  • Photography: ROLAND HALBE
  • Collaborators
    • Architecture: Idoia Alonso Barberena, Alejandra Muelas, Sonia Alves
    • Structural engineering: Jaime Clua Martinez. Ingeniero
    • Installations engineering: Ingenieros JG S.A. Luis Molina
  • Entidad propietaria: Bisbel-Hispania
  •  Construction area: 34.930 m2
  • Competition: 2009. First prize of Competition
  •  Project: 2010
  •  Construction: 2014

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Community Center Serra Dourada in Vespasiano, Brazil by Gustavo Penna Architect & Associates

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Article source: Gustavo Penna Architect & Associates

MEMORIAL

The intervention proposed at the Community Center Serra Dourada stablishes a very respectful relationship with the original elements of the ranch, giving it a unique character to this place. The new buildings were conceived to minimize the interventions on the topography and to preserve the maximum of the original vegetation.

Image Courtesy © Gustavo Penna Architect & Associates

Image Courtesy © Gustavo Penna Architect & Associates

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Community Center TuinPad in Groningen, Netherlands by Kwint architecten

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Article source: Kwint architecten

Kwint Architecten designed a community centre for the Paddepoel-Zuid & Tuinwijk districts in de dutch City of Groningen. The community center is located in a parc, called the Bessemoerpark, as a link between the two districts. As part of the transformation of the parc, Kwint Architecten was assigned to design a building with it’s own character, independent from the parc. The building is set up as an unpretentious master volume with an elongated shape. The volume is placed crosswise in the elongated parc, as a result of which transforms the building in a link between the two adjacent city districts. The entrance of the building is situated alongside a footpath between these districts. By means of rounding of two of the four corners the building derives a distinctive character. As a result of the rounding, the front and side facades melt together and prevents the use of the outdoor spaces at only one side. Instead, the shape stimulates the use of all the outdoor space alongside the building for activities. The building is designed to be a guest in the parc and to interact with the parc. Two elements are a added to the design. At one side a cavity is formed to mark the entrance, at the other side a porch is added which connects the main rooms to the park.

Image Courtesy © Kwint architecten

Image Courtesy © Kwint architecten

  • Architects: Kwint architecten
  • Project: Community Center TuinPad
  • Location: Groningen, Netherlands

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Kurve 7 in Bangkok, Thailand by Stu/D/O Architects

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Article source: Stu/D/O Architects

Kurve 7 is a community mall located within a dense residential district in the Eastern part of Bangkok, Krungthep Kreetha 7. Using a series of soft curvature strategies to define, frame, lead, and connect, Stu/D/O is able to realize their goal of creating a new neighborhood commercial space that is linked together by a series of open air garden and public space rather than creating a large enclosed community mall.

Image Courtesy © Ketsiree Wongwan

Image Courtesy © Ketsiree Wongwan

  • Architects: Stu/D/O Architects
  • Project: Kurve 7
  • Location: Krungthep Kreetha 7 Road, Bangkapi, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Photography: Ketsiree Wongwan
  • Landscape Architect: Teerachai Tharawongthawat
  • Graphic Designer: Amnaj Suriyawongkul
  • Structural Engineer: Panit Supasiriluk
  • Mechanical Engineer: MEE Consultants
  • Client: Kurve 7 Co.,Ltd (more…)

AL-ANSAR MOSQUE in Singapore by ONG&ONG Pte Ltd

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Article source: ONG&ONG Pte Ltd

The Al-Ansar Mosque prides itself as a community mosque located along Green Link, between Bedok Reservoir and East Coast Park. The design of the mosque is focused on creating an open and inclusive atmosphere, which is inviting to worshippers and the community at large.

Image Courtesy © Bai Jiwen

Image Courtesy © Bai Jiwen

  • Architects: ONG&ONG Pte Ltd
  • Project: AL-ANSAR MOSQUE
  • Location: Singapore
  • Photography: Bai Jiwen
  • Director Kurjanto Slamet
  • Completion 2015

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LEBOURGNEUF COMMUNITY CENTER in Quebec, Canada by CCM2 architectes

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Article source: CCM2 architectes

Located in Quebec City, the Lebourgneuf Community Center is a central element for the community because of the activities offered and its proximity to Les Prés-Verts Elementary School. The Center is directly connected to the school and is a major partner for recreational, educative and sociocultural activities. The extension project consisted in adding a double gymnasium, two locker rooms with sanitary facilities, a divisible workout gym and a classroom. The extension has two steel structure levels and was designed according to a future extension of Les Prés-Verts Elementary School and a new local library.

Image Courtesy © Dave Tremblay

Image Courtesy © Dave Tremblay

  • Architects: CCM2 architectes
  • Project: LEBOURGNEUF COMMUNITY CENTER
  • Location: Quebec, Canada
  • Photography: Stéphane Groleau, Dave Tremblay
  • Software used: AutoCad
  • Client: Quebec City
  • Structural / Civil: EMS
  • Awards: Quebec City’s Architecture award | Category ” Universal Accessibility ” 2014
  • Project area: 25 080 pi2 | 2330 m2
  • Budget: 5,6 M$ | CAN
  • Completion: 2013 | 2014

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The Centre of Excellence (COE) in Ahmedabad, India by VH designs studio

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Article source: VH designs studio

The Centre of Excellence (COE) forms a semi-government building established in Vatva GIDC, represents the dream project, depicting the true designing propensity of the firm. The building is designed to functionalist, serving the purpose of both institutional & Industrial requirements like, conferences, training’s, cultural programmers, etc. The ground floor area is equipped with an auditorium with the capacity of 750 people, training rooms, administration offices & a cafeteria, while auditorium with 250 people capacity, training rooms, annexes & guest rooms are placed at first floor, symbolizing the best space planning for maximum functionality of area assigned to each premise. Astonishing exposed RCC double height entrance area flourished with bold curvature cut outs at different levels & an eye-catching self-coasted exposed RCC reception thrive the beauty of the building.

Image Courtesy © VH designs studio

Image Courtesy © VH designs studio

  • Architects: VH designs studio
  • Project: The Centre of Excellence (COE)
  • Location: Vatva GIDC, Ahmedabad, India

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Towada Community Plaza in Japan by Kengo Kuma & Associates

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Article source:  Kengo Kuma & Associates

This wooden building was constructed as the city’s community center for people to gather. We repeated the roofs for the façade so that it could merge into the neighboring townscape of small houses. On the exterior wall, wainscot panels are applied with spaces in between, and it expresses a warm and friendly face to the street of the land to the north. The street in front of the building actually extends into the interior, and is given the name “Michi-no-Hiroba (plaza for the street),” around which a children’s playroom, cooking studio and tatami room are arranged.

Image Courtesy © Kenta Hasegawa

Image Courtesy © Kenta Hasegawa

  • Architects: Kengo Kuma & Associates
  • Project: Towada Community Plaza
  • Location: Towada, Japan
  • Photography: Kenta Hasegawa

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Hippodrome de la Baie in Yffiniac, France by NOMADE Architects

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Article source: NOMADE Architects

NOMADE architects recently delivered the project for rehabilitation and extension of the “Hippodrome de la Baie racecourse in Yffiniac”, a few kilometers from the downtown Saint-Brieuc, in Brittany. NOMADE architects developed a unique context-sensitive yet singular design to renovate this structure, establishing a dynamic dialogue between the old and the new.

Image Courtesy © Patrick Miara

Image Courtesy © Patrick Miara

  • Architects: NOMADE Architects
  • Project: Hippodrome de la Baie
  • Location: Yffiniac, France
  • Photography: Patrick Miara
  • Contract management: Saint-Brieuc Conurbation / Saint-BrieucAgglomération
  • Competition: 2012
  • Delivery: 2015
  • Duration of the operation: 14 months
  • Consultancy: Basic contract management on behalf of the public authority + diagnostic
  • Net internal surface area / net useful area: 1 095 m² 912 m²
  • Total cost of the building work: 3,08 M € HT
  • Partners: BETEREM ingénierie
  • Performance rating: LABEL BBC, RT 2012

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