Archive for the ‘Educational and Business Center’ Category
Sunday, January 15th, 2012
Article source: Tomas Garcia Piriz (CUAC.arquitectura) + Jose Luis Muñoz Muñoz
“Architecture and landscape joined together in the shade of a great pre-existing tree”.
The building is located on the outskirts of Loja town in marked agricultural character. This project relates to a beautiful plot of cultivated land served by an irrigation ditch and a leafy mass. This building is thought to be very suitable for a new program based on consciousness, protection and publicity of the agricultural beliefs in Loja.
Image Courtesy Javier Callejas Sevilla
- Architects: Tomas Garcia Piriz (CUAC.arquitectura) + Jose Luis Muñoz Muñoz
- Project: Biodiversity Center
- Location: Loja, Granada, Spain
- Date of ending: January 2011
- Built Surface: 430,40 m2
- Cost: 425.297,73 € = 587.889,05 $
- Constructor: CONSTRUCCIONES MELLADO ROMERO S.L.
- Promotor: AYUNTAMIENTO DE LOJA
- Photographs: JAVIER CALLEJAS SEVILLA
- Tomás García Píriz (1978). Architect. Asociate Professor at Granada School of Architecture.
- Jose Luís Múñoz Múñoz (1978). Architect.
- Software used: AUTOCAD for Drawings; 3D STUDIO Max for 3d Models; PRESTO for Economical studies; CYPECAD for Structure Designing
Wednesday, December 7th, 2011
Article source: ACXT Arquitectos
CEIBS (China Europe International Business School) is the Business School leader in Asia. As part of it´s growth has taken the decision of building a new Campus in Beijing contracting AXCT-IDOM Group as design architect.
Image Courtesy Aitor Ortiz
- Architects: ACXT Arquitectos
- Project: CEIBS Beijing Campus
- Location: Beijing, China
- Client: CEIBS
- Area: 18.000 m2
- Completion: 2010
- Client Project Manager: Steve Song (CEIBS)
Wednesday, December 7th, 2011
Article source: Charles Rose Architects Inc.
The Muenster University Center, designed by Charles Rose Architects, is at the heart of campus life at The University of South Dakota. The 76,000 square-foot student union, completed in 2009, provides a central location for many essential student services; it houses campus dining, a bookstore, student lounges, comfortable study rooms, function rooms, an informal performance venue, a cafÃ©, and a grand ballroom. In addition, it is home to the offices of the Dean of Students, Student Government Association, Student Activities Center, University Housing, and University Event Planning.
View of East Facade
- Architects: Charles Rose Architects Inc.
- Project: Beacom School of Business & Theodore R. and Karen K. Muenster University Center – The University of South Dakota
- Location: Vermillion, South Dakota
- Software used for the University Center: Autocad, Revit Architecture, Rhinoceros 3d
- Software used for the Business School: Autocad, Rhinoceros 3d
Monday, August 8th, 2011
Article source: Iotti + Pavarani Architetti
Immergas has extended its research and production field to new generation technologies, related to renewable resources exploitation (like solar thermal, photovoltaic and heat pumps); the new Center for Advanced Training contains teaching rooms and showrooms where technicians and professionals may be trained and updated on both implanting and installation technologies tied to productions based on renewable resources. So the building’s outline is that of an “open laboratory”- a space in which one works and is received.
Image Courtesy Roland Halbe
- Architects: Iotti + Pavarani Architetti (Paolo Iotti, Marco Pavarani)
- Project: Domus Technica – Immmergas Center for Advanced Training
- Location: Brescello, Reggio Emilia, Italy
- Structures:Studio Gasparini-Gualerzi-Teneggi (Sara Trussardi)
- Services:Studio Termotecnici Associati (Marco Manghi)
- Electrical:Tecnoprogetti (Ferruccio Mirandola)
Saturday, March 19th, 2011
Arizona Medical Education Building Breaks New Ground; Award-Winning Design Exemplifies New, Interdisciplinary Teaching, Research
PHOENIX: The physical manifestation of a new, interdisciplinary approach to health sciences education and research is rising from the flat pans of downtown Phoenix in the form of an architecturally expressive, world-class, sustainable educational facility. Currently under construction, the project recently won a 2010 NEXT LA Citation Award given to “on-the-boards” projects by the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
Phoenix HSEB North Facade
- Project Team:
- Owner: City of Phoenix
- Client: Arizona Board of Regents
- Users: University of Arizona/Northern Arizona University
- Design and Executive Architect: CO Architects
- Associate Architect and Master Planner: Ayers Saint Gross
- Preconstruction/Construction Manager at Risk Contractor: DPR • Sundt, a Joint Venture of DPR Construction and Sundt Construction, Inc.
- Landscape Architect: JJR
- Lighting Designer: Kaplan Gehring McCarroll Lighting
- Structural Engineer: John A. Martin & Associates
- MEP Engineer: AEI Engineers
- Civil Engineer: Dibble Engineering
- Climate Engineer: Transsolar Energietechnik
- Geotechnical Engineer: Professional Service Industries
- Fire Protection/Code Consultant: Rolf Jensen & Associates
- Loading/Vertical Transportation Consultant: Lerch Bates
- Audiovisual Technology: The Sextant Group
- Cost Estimator: Davis Langdon
Thursday, March 17th, 2011
Pratt Opens First LEED-Gold Certified Higher Education Building in Brooklyn
Pratt Institute has officially opened a new six-story, 120,000-square-foot green academic and administrative facility named Myrtle Hall at 536 Myrtle Avenue between Grand Avenue and Steuben Street to house the college’s Department of Digital Arts as well as several administrative offices.
View of the south side of Myrtle Hall from Willoughby Avenue - (c) Alexander Servin RAZUMMEDIA
- Architect: WASA/Studio
- Location: Brooklyn, New York
- Year: 2011
Saturday, March 12th, 2011
The new Junior Boys building at Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School sits on a primarily residential street. The building derives its form from the silhouette of a typical Australian heritage home which is extruded as a solid form to house the building’s functions.
Pegs Junior Educational Building Exterior View
- Architect: McBride Charles Ryan mcbridecharlesryan.com.au
- Year: 2011
Friday, March 11th, 2011
Article source: Henning Larsen Architects
More projects by Henning Larsen Architects
Umeå School of Architecture has a unique location by Umeå River. With its interior landscape of open floor levels and sculpturally shaped stairs, the building has a strong artistic expression. As a growth centre for future architecture, the main function of the building is to provide the framework for inspiration and innovation. From the outside, the building has a cubic expression with its larch facades and square windows placed in a vibrant, rhythmic sequence on all sides. The interior space of the building is designed as a dynamic sequence of stairs and split, open floor levels where abstract, white boxes hang freely from the ceiling filtering the light coming in through the high skylights.
Umeå School of Architecture by Henning Larsen Architects - Photo by Åke E son Lindman
- Architect: Henning Larsen Architects
- Location: Umeå, Sweden
- Client: Balticgruppen
- Gross floor area: 5,000 m2
- Year of construction: 2007 – 2010
- Type of assignment: Comission
- Photographer: Åke E son Lindman
- Local Architect: White Arkitekter
Monday, March 7th, 2011
“Origami Peace Dove” is the reception building of the International High School, Saint-Germain En Laye in France (Near Paris). It was designed by AR+TE Architects and completed in July, 2010.
Origami Peace Dove - Photograph by AR+TE Architectes
- Client: CONSEIL GENERAL DES YVELINES
- Surface: 46m ² SHON / 78 m ² SHOB
- Architect contractor: CARLOS BARBA AR+TE, ARchitecture + TErritoire (Paris)
- Architect co-contractor: JUAN NIETO PARRA, (Paris)
- Engineering and economist firm: CTC INGENIERIE (Versailles)
- Control Office: NORISKO construction (Trappes)
- Completion: July 2010.
- Location: 2bis, rue du fer à cheval 78100 ST GERMAIN EN LAYE
- Budget 166 000 € H.T. (Building) 60 000 € H.T. (SSI security system sets on fire)
- Photographs and model: AR+TE Architectes
Friday, March 4th, 2011
This community prototype calls for a targeted approach to true sustainability and a cost effective model as key residential, commercial, cultural and institutional components reside on the same one block site. It is a de-facto return to the true, urban planning model (at least from a practical standpoint) that came to prominence in the 19th and 20th Centuries. This model proved most sensible where most goods and services were locally provided to the neighborhood. The advantage is that residents would have essential elements of their neighborhood within walking distance of less than one city block; in this case the study is in the Gowanus – Red Hook section of Brooklyn. Post-Industrial land can be developed as an ‘all-in-one’ community where residents with growing families have educational, commercial and cultural outlets at their disposal; additionally, a working farm is there to not only provide fresh, local produce to the area residents, but also to sell on the open market to supplement operating costs for the entire development; this also helps to decrease the need for fossil fuels.
South Entry with Roofarm - Courtesy of HTDSTUDIO
- Architect: HTDSTUDIO
- Name of the project: Hyperlocal Community for Global Applications
- Location: Brooklyn, New York, USA / Worldwide
- Client: Mayor’s Office for Long Term Planning + Sustainability / EPA
- Total Floor Area: 600,000 sq ft / 55,740 m2
- Budget: Withheld
- Year: 2007
- Renderings: ©HTDSTUDIO DESIGNOFFICE