Archive for the ‘Cultural Center’ Category
Saturday, January 14th, 2012
Article source: Andre Kikoski Architect, PLLC
The Wyckoff Exchange commission required the economical and adaptive re-use of two abandoned warehouses to create 10,000 square feet of raw space for retail and cultural uses in the emerging but underserved neighborhood of Bushwick, Brooklyn. This place is marked by the strong traces of a gritty industrial past, and is rapidly transforming into a center of art and creativity.
- Architect: Andre Kikoski Architect, PLLC
- Project Name: Wyckoff Exchange
- Location: 22-28 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
- Completion Date: January 2011
- Category: Retail
- Software used: AutoCAD
Friday, January 6th, 2012
Article source: Najjar & Najjar Architekten
The design includes a new shipping pier and a UNESCO World Heritage Centre. A large roof spans the area like a wing and connects the elements. The amply roof, desiderated point of arrival, forms likewise a remarkable gate to the landscape of the “Wachau”. Alongside the City it leads the every day life’s fugitives to the place of experience, of emotions. A new place of articulation assumes a shape, creates strong connections between river and city, between landscape and urbanism. The large gate forms the frame for different encounter possibilities, whether cultural, culinary or interpersonal. Zone of communication, gastronomy, commerce and ticket counter conflate into a whole.
Marine and World Heritage Centre “Wachau”
Friday, December 23rd, 2011
Article source: CVDB Arquitectos
The new Cultural Centre in Cartaxo stands out for the bold in situ exposed concrete cantilever that, like a “belly of a whale”, projects itself onto the sidewalk and foyer to house the main auditorium. This public building is located between two gables, taking on the modest urban scale of the main square of Cartaxo. The building introduces an iconographic and public character that balances the relationship between the site exiguity and the extensive programme.
Main Façade and the urban context
- Architects: CVDB Arquitectos
- Project: Cartaxo Cultural Centre
- Location: Cartaxo, Portugal
- Project data: Invited competition – 1st prize, 2001, completed 2005
- Client: Câmara Municipal do Cartaxo (Cartaxo Municipality)
- Total Built area: 3 200 sq m (34 445 sq ft)
- Construction cost including stage equipment: € 3 000 000 euros ($ 4,278,898 USD)
- Feasibility design: Diogo Burnay, Cristina Veríssimo with Alberto Vinagre, Filipa Pedro e Patrícia Pedrosa
Saturday, December 17th, 2011
Article source: Zaha Hadid Architects
More projects by Zaha Hadid
Our new museum and cultural centre emerges in contrast to a surrounding vertical skyline – seemingly defying gravity as it ‘floats’ above the ground, its long, curvilinear lines generating a building of enormous fluidity, velocity and lightness within which visitors may ‘experiment’ with the very notion of ‘gallery’.
- Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects
- Name of project: Vilnius Museum & Cultural Centre
- Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
- Period: 2007 – TBC
- Client: City of Vilnius
- Type: Competition / Research
Sunday, December 11th, 2011
Article source: ANTONINI-DARMON Architects
The buildings of the cultural and community premises of Paris Diderot University fit into the undeveloped, southwest area of the Flour Market which was recently converted by Nicolas Michelin and Associates Agency. A break between the Flour Market and the new building is preserved. It respects the existing building and accentuates the slenderness of the tower.
- Architect: ANTONINI-DARMON Architects
- Name of Project: Voltaire Building – cultural and community Premises of Paris Diderot University
- Location: M3A2 – Cultural and Community Tower, Paris Diderot University, Paris, France
- Client: SOGAM for Paris Diderot University
- Project management: Antonini Darmon + Architects
- Program: Cultural and community premises of Paris Diderot University
- Area: 550 m² SHON
- Cost: 2.5 M euros HT
- Finished: November 2011
Thursday, December 1st, 2011
Article source: Imago
The idea of the project is to link the landscape to the new building and the exbuilding to the entire scenario of Jøssingfjorden; it’s valleys and context, both visual, historical and technological. The architecture of the proposal will express the power and intentions that people have had for generations. It will make use of the most developed technologies and formal principles as they did according to their time. The proposal connects the two mountains (2 dominant resources) of the valleys and will give the museum and the geopark a new stronger character with a program that fulfills the requirements of function, management and maintenance. It is changing technologically and economically feasible. The proposal meets the requirements and the terms as described in the competition documentation according to program, space /areas and possesses a certain capacity of exception.
View from north-east
- Architects: Imago-Atelier de Arquitectura e Engenharia
- Project: Jøssingfjord Competition Proposal
- Location:Jøssingfjord Competition Proposal
- Landscape Architect: Torben Schønherr
- Engineer: José Joaquim Carvalho
- Architect, Engineer: André de Moura Leitão Cerejeira Fontes
- Architect, Engineer: António Jorge de Moura Leitão Cerejeira Fontes
- Art, concept : Asbørn Andresen
- Software used: Autodesk Revit
Thursday, November 24th, 2011
Article source: Emre Arolat Architects
It is possible to say that cities are made out of different contextual layers which time by time come near each other or on top of each other, even intertwine at times and ground their specific existing states. In the Yalova example peculiar to this city, oppositions between the main layers stand out.
- Architectural project: emre arolat
- Responsible architect: rıfat yılmaz, kerem piker (concept-preliminary project) ; gonca paşolar, gülseren gerede tecim (final project) ; gonca paşolar, gülseren gerede tecim (construction project)
- Team: aysun devrekanlı, beril serbes, ercan yılmaz, gözde sazak, leyla kori, nil aynalı, olcay özten, orhun ülgen, övünç tar, sezer bahtiyar, şafak kızılırmak, zeki samer
- Location: yalova
- Project date: 2007-2008
- Construction date: 2008-2010
- Built area: 7.900 m²
- Client: akkök grubu (limited competition)
- Structural project: osm engineering
- Mechanical project: mak-el
- Electrical project: sentez
Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011
Article source: gpy arquitectos
This Centre of the Dramatic Arts presents itself to the city as a platform, as an urban stage with the city and landscape as backdrop.
The interior roofed patio, generated by a three-dimensional folding of the wooden surface of the roof, is conceived as a scenic box that opens up towards the city and affirms itself as the building’s spatial reference point, a place for relationships and interchange.
General View (Main Terrace) (Images Courtesy Efraín Pintos)
- Architect: gpy arquitectos – Juan Antonio González Pérez, Urbano Yanes Tuña
- Name of Project: Tenerife Centre of Dramatic Arts
- Location: El Ramonal, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Spain
- Collaboration: Félix Perera Pérez,Gustavo García Báez, Constanze Sixt, Architects
- Structural Engineering: Martínez Segovia, Fernández, Pallas y Asociados
- Photographs: Teresa Arozena, Miguel de Guzmán, Roland Halbe, Efraín Pintos, Joaquín Ponce de León
- Sofwtare used: Mainly designed by hand; a small part by AutoCAD
Saturday, November 19th, 2011
Article source: Frits van Dongen, de Architekten Cie.
The Sovereign pop venue is an icon for musical expression, situated at a prominent location in Hilversum. It lies within walking distance from the railway station, at a major crossroads in the inner-city road network, and is clearly visible from the train. As a consequence, the front on the Koninginneweg is the most important façade: it is The Sovereign’s visiting card.
Image Courtesy Jeroen Musch
- Architects: Frits van Dongen, de Architekten Cie.
- Project: Poppodium De Vorstin
- Location: Hilversum, The Netherlands
- Client: gemeente Hilversum, dienst Maatschappelijke Ontwikkeling
- Design team: R. van Houten, H. de Haas, R. Konijn
- Structural engineer: IMD, Rotterdam
- Date of commission: 2005
- Date of construction: 2008 – 2010
- Gross surface: 3.250 m2
- Volume: 13.400 m3
- Costs: € 8.500.000,- (excl. btw/ex. V.A.T.)
- Software used: AutoCAD
Saturday, November 19th, 2011
Article source: Oiio Architecture studio
Arsenali of Heraklio
2nd Place in National architectural competition for the ‘Regeneration and Reuse of the Western Historical Docks and their surroundings’, Municipality of the City of Heraklion, 2011.
Facing all the demands that emerge from the restoration of the Western Arsenali the compositional process tackles to organize the articulation of a visually legible cultural hub at the point where the old city meets the sea.
Meeting the sea through memory
- Architects: Oiio Architecture studio
- Project: Meeting the Sea Through Memory
- Location: Heraklion, Greece
- Competition Team: Ioannis Oikonomou, Grigorios Vegliris, Stiv Dimitriou.