Archive for the ‘Entertainment Centre’ Category
Thursday, January 12th, 2017
Article source: Aedas
Located at the heart of the Hengqin Island in Zhuhai, China, and is just five minutes away from Macau, the project is positioned as both a tourist destination and a cultural/creative incubator for Southeast Asia. This mixed-use development features a retail ring which seamlessly links different experiences together while embracing a massive courtyard garden – the Heart of China Garden.
Image Courtesy © Aedas
Thursday, January 12th, 2017
Article source: Powerhouse Company
Powerhouse Company has completed its most recent project in Beijing, China. The 1,000 m2 project, located on the ground floor of the Yintai centre at Guomao, is a multifunctional social venue with ski and snowboard simulators, a sports area and dance club, all shaped in a white mountain landscape under a warm golden sky.
The project is located between JianWai SOHO and the Park Hyatt hotel. The site is the latest addition to John Portman’s Yintai Centre, and with a full glass facade it gives the project great exposure in the CBD area of Beijing.
Bar and reception desk, Image Courtesy © Wu Qingshan
- Architects: Powerhouse Company
- Project: inSports in Beijing
- Location: Beijing, China
- Photography: Wu Qingshan
- Client: Yintai Group
- Client project team: inluxury team
- Ski simulators: SkyTechSport
- Partner in Charge: Nanne de Ru, Stijn Kemper
- Team: Anne Larsen, Ryanne Janssen, Thomas Grievink, Frank Loer, Borys Kozlowski, Yoko Cao, Erik Hoogendam, Mika Woll, Matteo Pavanello
- Light design: LDPi
- Local architect: GRN Design
- Size: 1,000 m²
Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
Article source: BUREAU A
THE CLUB is an installation by BUREAU A for the Lisbon Triennale 2016.
Conceived as an architecture dedicated to sound experience, it is a noise cabin hosting people for a dense dancing event. This travelling sound system, in the Jamaican tradition, adapts to a diversity of situations and generates, through its architectural presence, a particular relation to the context where it stands. It is composed of loudspeakers, a DJ booth, a bar and an entrance. In its smaller configuration, it creates a perfect micro dancefloor for about 25 people, entirely enclosed buy the sound architecture.
Image Courtesy © Dylan Perrenoud
- Architects: BUREAU A, Associate project of Lisbon Architecture Triennale
- Project: THE CLUB
- Location: Lisbon, Portugal
- Photography: Dylan Perrenoud, Mariana Lopes
- Software used: Autocad
- Materials: sound technique, plywood, black painting
- Sound engineer: Eng. João Magalhães
- Sponsors: Lisbon Architecture Triennale, Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia and Câmara Municipal de Almada
- Powered by: IMG Stageline
- Capacity: 25 people – the club
- Area: 11 m2 – the club minimal space
- Date: October – December 2016
Saturday, November 26th, 2016
Article source: The Double Unit
A Buddhist retreat in the Suffolk countryside has reopened, designed by Walters & Cohen Architects. Potash Farm is home to Vajrasana Buddhist Retreat Centre; capacity has been increased from 34 to 60, accessibility improved and the centre now includes a glittering new shrine room. While the retreat is run by the London Buddhist Centre, it is also used for carers on respite and those dealing with issues such as stress, addiction and anxiety. It is the first time in the UK a new building has been designed specifically around the Buddhist practice as opposed to reusing existing buildings.
Image Courtesy © Walters & Cohen Architects
Sunday, November 13th, 2016
Article source: ROGERS PARTNERS
The Rogers Partners / ASD | SKY / Ken Smith Workshop design for a new St. Petersburg pier creates a destination that embraces the pier’s role both as an icon for the City of St. Petersburg and an integral part of the vitality of downtown – a place for tourists and the local community alike, one that honors its history, while establishing a new icon for a 21st century public place.
Image Courtesy © ROGERS PARTNERS
- Architects: ROGERS PARTNERS
- Project: The New St. Pete Pier
- Location: St. Petersburg, Florida, USA
Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
Article source: ROSSETTI
Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, unveiled the design concepts for the new Entertainment and Sports Arena in the Congress Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC. The design renderings for the Arena project were led by a joint venture of international design firm, ROSSETTI, and Washington, DC-based Marshall Moya Design.
Image Courtesy © ROSSETTI and Marshall Moya Design
- Architects: ROSSETTI and Marshall Moya Design
- Project: New Entertainment and Sports Arena in Congress Heights Neighborhood of Washington, DC
- Location: Congress Heights Neighborhood of Washington, DC, USA
Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
Article source: Girimun
Patio is a phased project that brings a refreshing look at how to think and conceive a truly mixed-use development to the Northeast of Brazil. It consists of 40,000 sqm shopping and entertainment centre in a 3-storey podium interlinked with 2 office towers, 1 hotel and 4 residential apartment blocks. The master plan revolves around a central outdoor square and explores synergies, efficiency and convenience between the various components of the project suggesting a new and contemporary way to live, work and play.
Image Courtesy © Girimun
- Architects: Girimun
- Project: Patio Campina Grande
- Location: Campina Grande , Brazil
- Client: Saphyr Shopping Centres
- Size: 316,000 sqm
- Design: Girimun Ltd 2013
Sunday, October 9th, 2016
Article source: Wingårdhs
Spira is twisted as a spiral to catch the attention of the eye as well as the body; transparent, to turn every side into a front; compact, to be efficient and sparse; meandering, to create expectation.
The performing arts centre Spira in the city of Jönköping is a regional scene for music and theater in the southern part of Sweden. It is a culturally vivid part of the country, but the performing arts have not had a permanent stage so far. Our proposal is a result of a winning competition from 2005 and the house was inaugurated on 11.11.11.
Image Courtesy © Åke E:son Lindman
- Architects: Wingårdhs (Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB through Gert Wingårdh and Jonas Edblad)
- Project: Spira
- Location: Kulturgatan 3, 553 24 Jönköping, Sweden
- Photography: Åke E:son Lindman, Gert Wingårdh, Ulf Celander, Anders Arvidsson, Kasper Dudzik
- Software used: AutoCad, 3D-Studio MAX, Illustrator, Photoshop
- The team: Ingrid Gunnarsson, Andreas Henriksson, Peter Öhman, Claes Berglöf, Viktoria Wallin, Josefine Kastberg, Foued Hajjam, Therese Ahlström, Aron Davidsson, Anna Palm, Dan Danielsson, Charlotta Rosell, Daniel Frickeus, Fredrik Gullberg, Pål Ericksson, Ola Frödell, Robert Hendberg, Peter Sierts, Helena Toresson, Sara Helder Viktor Alm, Björn Nilsson & Anna Nyborg Lafveskans
- Client: Landstingsfastigheter i Jönköpings län
- Contractor: PEAB
- Gross area: ca 15 000 kvm
- Year of construction: 2009 – 2011
Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
Article source: Openfabric
Play is about finding ones place in the world and making sense of that world. We have created a plan that seeks to juxtapose two different worlds. The man made and the natural. The plan has an urban exterior and a wild natural interior, each space contains a different type of play.
Image Courtesy © Jacopo Gennari Feslikenian, Daryl Mulvihill, Francesco Garofalo
- Architects: Openfabric, Dmau
- Project: Into the Wild
- Location: Grevelingenveld, The Hague, Netherlands
- Photography: Jacopo Gennari Feslikenian, Daryl Mulvihill, Francesco Garofalo
- Client: The Hague Municipality, Richard Krajicek Foundation
- Team: Francesco Garofalo, Daryl Mulvihill, Barbara Costantino
- Consultant: Arcadis
- Gross Built Area : 5.100 sqm
- Completion Year: 2015
Friday, July 29th, 2016
Article source: MVRDV
MVRDV have designed Paradise City, a 9,800m2 entertainment plaza which sits within a larger tourist hub just 10 minutes from Incheon Airport in Seoul. Two buildings shape a retail complex and a nightclub within fluid, yet monolithic, forms. Each of the buildings takes its profile from its surrounding family, becoming a concrete casting of the facades that look onto them. The square, marked by a giant golden spot, becomes a beacon to those flying into the city. The project is being undertaken in partnership with Gansam Architects who also designed the wider masterplan of the complex. Construction is envisaged to begin in September 2016 and to be completed by 2018.
AEREAL, Image Courtesy © MVRDV
- Architects: MVRDV
- Project: Paradise City
- Location: Seoul, South Korea