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Multifunctional community schools in Sas van Gent, Netherlands by Atelier PRO architekten

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Article source: Atelier PRO architekten 

In the heart of Sas van Gent, on the border of ancient fortifications where only a few hedges still remind of days of old, De Statie is situated, a Multifunctional Community School and a senior housing complex. Besides a library, several community facilities and a sports centre, the complex accommodates two primary schools, a childcare centre, playgroup and municipal health service (GGD), and a residential complex of 23 apartments.

Image Courtesy © Petra Appelhof

Image Courtesy © Petra Appelhof

  • Architects: Atelier PRO architekten 
  • Project: Multifunctional community schools
  • Location: CanadalaanDe Statie, Sas van Gent, Netherlands
  • Photography: Petra Appelhof lichter, John Lewis Marshall lichter
  • Project architect: Dorte Kristensen and Pascale Leistra
  • Project leader : Ronald Peters
  • General contractor:  van Wijnen, Waalwijk
  • Client: Woongoed Zeeuws-Vlaanderen
  • Gross floor: area  9000 m²
  • Total building costs:  € 10.000.000,-
  • Design period: 2009 – 2010
  • Construction period: 2011 – 2013


Point Cloud To BIM For Educational Center in London, UK by Hi-Tech CADD Services

Saturday, February 7th, 2015

Article source: Hi-Tech CADD Services

The team converted 3D scanned images of an educational center into an information rich, intelligent BIM models with LOD-300 with Architecture & Structure disciplines.

Image Courtesy © Hi-Tech CADD Services

Image Courtesy © Hi-Tech CADD Services

  • Architects: Hi-Tech CADD Services
  • Project: Point Cloud To BIM For Educational Center
  • Location: London, UK
  • Software Used: Revit, Recap
  • Industry: Surveying and engineering industry


Marine Educational Centre in Malmö, Sweden by Nord Architects

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Article source: Nord Architects 

Located in Malmö, Sweden, NORD Architects Copenhagen has won the competition for a new Marine Education Centre.  With a subtle and iconic proposal, the new centre blurs the distinction between architecture and landscape.

Image Courtesy © Nord Architects

Image Courtesy © Nord Architects

  • Architects: Nord Architects
  • Project: Marine Educational Centre
  • Location: Malmö, Sweden
  • Secondary Advisor: Grontmij , MalmoExternal
  • Consultant: The Øresund Environment School, City of Copenhagen
  • Client: Malmö CityConstruction
  • Costs: 22 million SEK
  • Surface area: 700 m2 building area / 3000 m2 landscape


Traffic House in Copenhagen, Denmark by MLRP

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Article source: MLRP

Traffic House consists of a modernisation of an existing class room structure, a new workshop and go-kart garage building which are joined by a large roof structure creating a new portal to the popular Traffic Playground at the Central Park in Copenhagen. This is where school classes go to learn about traffic rules and test their skills on site.

Image Courtesy © MLRP

Image Courtesy © MLRP

  • Architects: MLRP
  • Project: Traffic House
  • Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Client: City of Copenhagen – CAU
  • Engineer: Erasmus & Partners
  • Landscape: GHB Landskab A/S
  • Area: 400 m2
  • Contract costs: 6.000.000 DKK


Family Box in Beijing, China by SAKO Architects

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Article source: SAKO Architects

Image Courtesy © Ruijing Photo

Image Courtesy © Ruijing Photo

  • Architects: SAKO Architects(Keiichiro SAKO, Kumiko Fukasawa)
  • Project: Family Box in Beijing
  • Location: Beijing, China
  • Photography: Ruijing Photo
  • Client: Beijing Family Box Co., LTD
  • Constructer: Shenzhen weiye decoration group CO.,LTD.
  • Size: 3 floors, Building area: 4,150 sqm
  • Design Period: 2011/09-2012/02
  • Construction Period: 2012/03-2013/03


Education Center for the University of Cordoba in Spain by Rafael de La-Hoz

Saturday, July 5th, 2014

Article source: Rafael de La-Hoz

Cubic form and zero gravity, the Vial-Norte UCO building is the result of the combination of massive volumes with light spaces.

Located in a trapezoid-shape plot, as part of Renfe 2 Masterplan – one of the urban extensions of Cordoba, (Spain), the building seems dramatically weightless, highlighted by the emphasis on the contrast of the façades: glass and concrete.

Image Courtesy © Javier Callejas

Image Courtesy © Javier Callejas

  • Architects: Rafael de La-Hoz
  • Project: Education Center for the University of Cordoba
  • Location: C/Joaquín Martínez Bjorkman, Cordoba, Spain
  • Photography: Javier Callejas
  • Client: Cordoba University (UCO)
  • Managing Works: Rafael de La-Hoz and Clemente Lara de la Peñaq
  • Quantity Surveyor: Rafael García Santaella
  • Project Team: Hugo Berenguer, Belén Rivera, Fernando de la Fuente, Zaloa Mayor, Álvaro Rivero, Susanne Forner, Monika Kussewska, Laura Díaz, Silvia Villamor y Ángel Rolán.
  • Graphic design: Luis Muñoz and Daniel Roris
  • Models: Fernando Mont and Víctor Hugo Coronel
  • Construction company: UTE: INTERSA-FIRPROSA
  • Structural engineering: Pondio Ingenieros
  • M&E engineering: Herrero Ingenieros S.L.
  • Start-End Works: 2011-2014
  • GFA: 5,448 sqm


KCEV Krkonose Mountains Centre for Environmental Education in Vrchlabí, Czech Republic by Petr Hájek Architekti

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Article source: Petr Hájek Architekti

The building is situated into a city park in front of the administration building of KRNAP (Krkonoše Mts. National Park). The building geometry is derived from the geometry of Krkonoše Mountains. Every edge or slope on the building could be found in its real, natural topography. In between of the metal vectors, which represent the mountain ridges, there is growing sedum. The new building is set apart from the existing one to create an entrance platform.

Image Courtesy ©  Benedikt Markel

Image Courtesy © Benedikt Markel

  • Architects: Petr Hájek Architekti
  • Project: KCEV Krkonose Mountains Centre for Environmental Education
  • Location: Vrchlabí, Czech Republic
  • Photography: Benedikt Markel
  • DESIGN: 2009
  • IMPLEMENTATION: 2011 – 2014
  • CLIENT: Krkonoše Mountains National Park Administration
  • MAIN ARCHITECT: Petr Hájek
  • PARTICIPATION ON THE CONCEPT: Helena Línová, Michal Volf
  • DESIGN PARTICIPATION: Cornelia Klien, Andrea Kubná, Ondřej Lipenský, Helena, Línová, Martin Prokš, Martin Stoss, Michal Volf, Jan Kolář
  • GRAPHIC DESIGNER: Kristina Ambrozová
  • GEOMETRY OF THE SHELL: Jaroslav Hulín
  • PORTABLE FURNITURE: Cornelia Klien, Martin Stoss


Sustainable Industries Education Centre in Tonsley Tafe, Australia by MPH Architects

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Article source: MPH Architects


The Sustainable Industries Education Centre (SIEC) Tonsley Tafe project was initiated by the Government of South Australia’s objective to reduce operating costs of the TafeSA’s Building and Construction Trade Training programs through the consolidation of five aging campuses into a single contemporary facility within the former Mitsubishi Main Assembly Building (MAB) at Tonsley Park, Adelaide.

Image Courtesy © David Sievers

Image Courtesy © David Sievers

  • Architects: MPH Architects
  • Project: Sustainable Industries Education Centre
  • Location: onsley Tafe, Australia
  • Photography: David Sievers
  • Display category:Public Building
  • Date of construction completion:October 2013
  • Total project cost:  $110 000 000
  • Gross floor area m2: 43000sqm
  • Type of building contract:Managing Contractor
  • Practice team: Tony Materne – Partner in charge / Design Director, Peter Hoare – Project Leader, Thomas Hansen, Vicki Jacobs, Carlo Pennino , Tonia Mudie, Sally Bostock, Maureen Fry, Diana Thompson, Matt Spinaze, Daniel Pike, James Jones


“Russian Character” Culture & Education Center in Moscow, Russia by Toshihiro KUBOTA + Francisco MARTINEZ

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Article source: Toshihiro KUBOTA + Francisco MARTINEZ

Urban Strategy

Organization of the plot

Following the study of the environment and the articulation of the different axis and public spaces, we notice that the plot of the project is strategically located on the southeast corner of the large central park district, center of the urban life. We wanted to make the building visible from the park, as it has the purpose to be open to the public, giving it an important role and an active participation in the inhabitants’ social life. For this reason, the building will be located on the north end of the parcel, so to strengthen and affirm the major urban axis in the wake of Butovo Park’s master planning. High urban vocation of the building and openness to the city will serve as a boost to the north-south and east-west avenues of the district. At the same time, this positioning ensures easy access for pedestrians and an efficient circulation for cars.

Image Courtesy © Toshihiro KUBOTA + Francisco MARTINEZ

Image Courtesy © Toshihiro KUBOTA + Francisco MARTINEZ

  • Architects: Toshihiro KUBOTA + Francisco MARTINEZ
  • Project: “Russian Character” Culture & Education Center
  • Location: Moscow, Russia
  • Client: Morton Group
  • Type of Competition: Restricted International Competition
  • Site Area: 13 627 m²
  • Building Area: 3 361 m²
  • Building Surface: Usable Floor Area : 3 733 m²
  • Gross Floor Area: 3 925 m²
  • Building Volume: 32 195 m3
  • Building Hight: 12 m
  • Total Construction Budget: 7 million euro
  • Result (June 2014): Finalist
  • Competition entry submission: 15th May 2014
  • Perspectives: Jigen
  • Translation: François Voirin


THE EL PINAL KINDERGARTEN in Medellín, Colombia by Felipe Bernal Henao + Javier Castañeda Acero + Alejandro Restrepo Montoya

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Article source: Felipe Bernal Henao + Javier Castañeda Acero + Alejandro Restrepo Montoya

Background and Context

Since 2008, 21 new kindergartens have been built in Medellín in barrios with problems of insecurity and social inequality.  The El Pinal Kindergarten was awarded through a public architectural tender and has been conceived as a space for education, culture and life.  The project is located on the slopes of the central – eastern area of Medellín, in a sector of unplanned settlements and informal housing.

Image Courtesy © Juan Felipe Gómez Tobón

  • Architects: Felipe Bernal Henao + Javier Castañeda Acero + Alejandro Restrepo Montoya
  • Location: Medellín, Colombia
  • Photography: Juan Felipe Gómez Tobón
  • Software used: Autocad 2014, Sketch up and 3D-Max. 
  • STRUCTURAL DESIGN: Jorge Arbeláez
  • HYDROSANITARY DESIGN: Caudales y Presiones S.A.
  • ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN CONSULTANT: Carlos Mario Rodríguez Osorio
  • BIOCLIMATIC AND ERGONOMIC DESIGN: Ader Augusto González, PVG Arquitectos
  • YEAR: 2012
  • SURFACE AREA: 850 m2
  • ARCHITECTURAL – DESIGN AND PROJECT – DEVELOPMENT GROUP: Juan David, Cerón Betancur, Luis Felipe Cardona, Juan Esteban Parra Henao, Pablo Rico Álvarez, Parmenio Bedoya Aguirre, Maritza Mejía, Sebastián Vallejo Palacio, Eugenio Lara Rodríguez, Martina Centeno, Carlos Ossa, Steven Yepes, Camilo Arenas, Maida González, Alejandro Vanegas, Yuri Rosero, David Hernández, Santiago Bedoya Macías, Felipe Valencia Herrera
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