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CEIBS Beijing Campus in China by ACXT Arquitectos

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)

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Beacom School of Business & Theodore R. and Karen K. Muenster University Center – The University of South Dakota in Vermillion by Charles Rose Architects Inc.

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 café, 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

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Domus Technica – Immmergas Center for Advanced Training in Brescello, Italy by Iotti + Pavarani Architetti

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
  • Client:Immergas
  • Structures:Studio Gasparini-Gualerzi-Teneggi (Sara Trussardi)
  • Services:Studio Termotecnici Associati (Marco Manghi)
  • Electrical:Tecnoprogetti (Ferruccio Mirandola)

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Arizona Medical Education Building in Phoenix by CO Architects

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

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Myrtle Hall at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York by WASA/Studio

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

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Pegs Junior Educational Building in Australia by McBride Charles Ryan

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

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Umeå School of Architecture in Umeå, Sweden by Henning Larsen Architects

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

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“Origami Peace Dove” Reception Building in France by AR+TE Architects

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

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HyperLocal Community for Global Applications in Brooklyn, New York, USA / Worldwide by HTDSTUDIO

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

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The Masdar Institute in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates by Foster + Partners

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

23 November 2010 – Official opening of the Masdar Institute campus, first solar powered building at Masdar City

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs officially inaugurated the Masdar Institute today, at which the architect Lord Foster was present. The Masdar Institute, devoted to researching sustainability, is the first building to be fully operational within Masdar City. The masterplan, by Foster +Partners, incorporates lessons which have evolved over centuries of traditional Arabian architecture. The Masdar Institute is the first building of its kind to be powered entirely by renewable solar energy. It will be used as a pilot test bed for the sustainable technologies that will be explored for implementation in future Masdar City buildings. The post graduate students are Masdar City’s first resident community.

 

Masdar Institute - Photograph by Nigel Young

Masdar Institute - Photograph by Nigel Young / Foster + Partners

  • Architects: Foster + Partners
  • Appointment: December 2007
  • Construction Start on site: February 2008
  • Completion: Phase 1A 2010
  • Overall Campus: TBD
  • Site Overall Campus Plot – 62,000 sqm. Phase 1A Plot – 14,000 sqm
  • Phase 1A: 63,000 sqm opens 2010
  • Phase 1B: 86,000 sqm opens 2012
  • Phase 2: 85,000 sqm TBC
  • Phase 3: 105,000 sqm TBC
  • Projected Overall Total Area: 340,000sqm
  • Number of Students Phase 1A – 100 Students (Post Graduates)
  • Projected for final campus: 600 – 800
  • Building height Podium Height – 7.5m.
  • Buildings above podium – 24.0 metres.
  • Building length Overall Campus Plot – 410 metres
  • Building Width Overall Campus Plot – 225 metres
  • No. of Storeys Typically for Laboratories: 3 storeys,
  • Typically for Residential: 4 storeys
  • Knowledge Centre: 2 Storeys
  • Phase 1A – 102 total apartments
  • Phase 1B – 221 total apartments
  • Phase 2 – TBC
  • Phase 3 – TBC

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