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In stone, fire department margreid in South Tyrol, Italy by bergmeisterwolf architekten

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Article source: bergmeisterwolf architekten

A stone wall is the stage backdrop for the new fire department in margreid, along the wine road. three large caverns in a mountain, connected by a crossing tunnel, serve as the inner rooms of the station. two caverns are used for trucks and one for administrative work. a meter from the mountain, a concrete wall, kinked and dyed black, mirrors the angle of the mountain wall. the three caverns dock on to the steel concrete wall that functions both as fall protection and as an architectural element of the fire department. the material chosen was concrete: stable, strong, and mighty; the dark color was achieved by adding beech coal dust, making the concrete look like burnt wood.

Image Courtesy © bergmeisterwolf architekten

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Rescue Company 2 in New York by Studio Gang Architects

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Article source: Studio Gang Architects

Located in Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood, the new Rescue Company 2 facility is designed as a tool for training, enabling FDNY’s elite force of specialized rescue workers to stage and simulate a wide range of emergency conditions in, on, and around the building.

Image Courtesy © Studio Gang Architects

  • Architects: Studio Gang Architects
  • Project: Rescue Company 2
  • Location: New York, USA
  • Client: New York Fire Department
  • Size: 20,000 sf
  • Status: Under construction

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Fire Station #5 in Québec, Canada by STGM Architectes + CCM2 Architectes

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Article source: STGM Architectes

Located in the borough of Pintendre on the outskirts of Lévis, the new 1,500 sq. m. fire station houses eight fire trucks. The concept developed by the architects began with a splitting of the station’s functions, which can be seen by the different volume heights between the garage and the living spaces.

Image Courtesy © Stéphane Groleau

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Goetzis Fire Station A in Austria by Cukrowicz Nachbaur Architekten ZT GmbH

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Article source: Cukrowicz Nachbaur Architekten ZT GmbH

The competition project was developed for a different site between the large buildings of the garn market in the south and small scale single family houses in the north. After a change of the building site the project could be adapted. The new building of the fire station reacts to these surroundings with a calm and contained structure. The reduction to a few openings of the structure generates dynamic facades. The functional organization of the building is arranged in two main areas: administration- and training area as well as garage and workshop area. The two areas are connected via a foyer that is situated throughout the whole depth of the building. The foyer also connects the main entrance with the emergency entrance. All main functions are positioned clearly and well arranged on one floor, short hallways and direct connections guarantee the economical operation of the building as well as the optimal functioning in the case of a fire emergency. The structure will be built as a massive construction. The administration- and training area will be fitted with wooden interiors, the garage and workshop area will be built with a robust and durable combination of steel and concrete. The windows of the administration- and training area will be fitted with a layer of perforated metallic fins serving as sunscreen and homogenizing the appearance of the facades.

Image Courtesy © Adolf Bereuter

Image Courtesy © Adolf Bereuter

  • Architects: Cukrowicz Nachbaur Architekten ZT GmbH
  • Project: Goetzis Fire Station A
  • Location: Goetzis, Austria
  • Photography: Adolf Bereuter
  • Software used: ABIS
  • Client: Marktgemeinde Götzis
  • Team Design: Andreas Cukrowicz, Anton Nachbaur-Sturm, Christian Schmölz, Simon Metzler
  • Team Project: Christian Schmölz [PL], Michael Abt, Julia Grund, Andreas Cukrowicz, Anton Nachbaur-Sturm
  • Completion: 2012-14

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Charleroi Fire Station in Wallonia, Belgium by Philippe SAMYN and PARTNERS

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Article source: Philippe SAMYN and PARTNERS 

INTRODUCTION

Considering the specific characteristics of the site, the architecture of the project is simple, contemporary, compact and functional (flow of people and vehicles) while offering an iconic and recognisable form, compatible with the firm tertiary character of the environment.

Image Courtesy © Marie-Françoise PLISSART

Image Courtesy © Marie-Françoise PLISSART

  • Architects: Philippe SAMYN and PARTNERS
  • Project: Charleroi Fire Station
  • Location: Rue de la Tombe , 112-6001 Charleroi- Marcinelle, Province of Hainaut , Wallonia , Belgium
  • Photography: Charlie DEAN, Marie-Françoise PLISSART, Simon SCHMITT
  • Software used: Autocad and Revit
  • Contracting Authority: Ville de Charleroi
  • Associate Partner: Olivier JOTTARD
  • Collaborateurs: Coline BAZIER, France DEFRENNE, Nathan DUVIVIER, Carol LIZIN
  • Associate Partner: Olivier JOTTARD, Blandine CAPELLE, Alexandro CHICHIZOLA
  • Budget19.926.291,67 €
  • Superstructure: 13.359 m²
  • Infrastructure: 6.362 m²
  • Construction Starts: 2014-09-01
  • Provisional Acceptance Of The Building: 2016-06-02

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Fire Station Rüsselsheim Bauschheim in Germany by SYRA_Schoyerer Architekten BDA

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Article source: SYRA_Schoyerer Architekten BDA

The new building for the voluntary fire brigade is situated on a main access road leading into the part of Rüsselsheim named Bauschheim on the corner of ’’Brunnerstrasse’’ and ’’Im Grundsee’’. The surrounding built fabric is made up of a heterogenous mix of double and single storey dwellings with hipped and pitched roofs.

Image Courtesy © SYRA_Schoyerer Architekten BDA

Image Courtesy © SYRA_Schoyerer Architekten BDA

  • Architects: SYRA_Schoyerer Architekten BDA
  • Project: Fire Station Rüsselsheim Bauschheim
  • Location: Bauschheim, Rüsselsheim, Germany
  • Statics: Grebner Ingenieure, Mainz
  • Electric facilities: Büro Hörbert, Darmstadt

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TOWN OF CAREFREE FIRE STATION NO. 1 in Arizona by LEA – Architects, LLC

Sunday, December 20th, 2015

Article source: LEA – Architects, LLC

The small desert Town of Carefree, Arizona is known as an “artist’s community” and a new public building is a rare event.  Carefree’s new Station No. 1 and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) designed by LEA Architect’s Lawrence Enyart, FAIA & Lance Enyart, AIA, was the first Fire Station in the Town of Carefree to meet the current and future emergency service response demands of the rapidly expanding community.

Image Courtesy © LEA - Architects, LLC

Image Courtesy © LEA – Architects, LLC

  • Architects: LEA – Architects, LLC – Lawrence Enyart, FAIA, LEED Fellow
  • Project: TOWN OF CAREFREE FIRE STATION NO. 1
  • Location: Carefree, Arizona
  • Completed: January 2008

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Paradise Valley Fire Station No. 2 in Arizona by LEA Architects

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Article source: LEA Architects

Paradise Valley, AZ Fire Station No. 2 + Administration was designed by LEA Architects Lawrence Enyart, FAIA and Lance Enyart, AIA was designed to integrate into the natural desert environment and the neighboring Town of Paradise Valley Municipal Complex.  Natural materials including ground-face concrete masonry and exposed weathering steel roof forms tie the building to the site.  The Station incorporates numerous passive and active sustainable ‘green’ building design strategies.

Image Courtesy © LEA Architects

Image Courtesy © LEA Architects

  • Architects: LEA Architects
  • Project: Paradise Valley Fire Station No.
  • Location: Arizona, USA

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FIRE STATION OF THE VOLUNTARY FIRE DEPARTMENT FLERES by ROLAND BALDI ARCHITECTS

Sunday, October 11th, 2015

Article source: ROLAND BALDI ARCHITECTS

The most striking element of the fire station is its monolithic facades, which are characterized by a clear and modern design and the reduced selection of the materials stone, glass and aluminum.

Image Courtesy © Oskar Da Riz

Image Courtesy © Oskar Da Riz

  • Architects: ROLAND BALDI ARCHITECTS
  • Project: FIRE STATION OF THE VOLUNTARY FIRE DEPARTMENT FLERES
  • Photography: Oskar Da Riz 
  • Software used: Autocad 

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Fire department in Pratteln, Switzerland by Maaars Architektur Visualisierungen

Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Article source: Maaars Architektur Visualisierungen

Developed after winning an architectural competition in 2010, the new fire department in Pratteln was completed in October 2013, after nearly one year of construction. The flat new building is located in the town’s western periphery, where residential and commercial areas overlap. Like the appropriate component, the latest addition to this loose network of heterogenous blocks integrates well into the surrounding greenery. The simple but efficient internal organization sets the tone for its outward appearance.

Image Courtesy © Maaars Architektur Visualisierungen

Image Courtesy © Maaars Architektur Visualisierungen

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