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SCOTTSDALE FIRE STATION 2 in Arizona by LEA – Architects, LLC

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Article source: LEA – Architects, LLC 

Downtown Scottsdale LEED platinum Fire Station 2, the first Fire Station in the US to be certified LEED Platinum, was designed for LEED certification as part of the City of Scottsdale’s green building initiative. Lawrence Enyart, FAIA, LEED Fellow and Lance Enyart, AIA, LEED AP a Father-Son team from LEA Architects, LLC, Phoenix, AZ, designed the new Downtown Scottsdale Fire Station No. 2 as part of an urban infill project. The two-story Emergency Service facility meets the daily operational needs of the new City of Scottsdale Fire Department and the community, while utilizing both passive and active sustainable green building principles to maximize sustainability and enhance overall energy performance. The contemporary architecture responds to both the civic & historical context of the surrounding urban area drawing from the materials, colors, and textures of the existing built environment. Sustainable materials were used throughout the design in vertical and horizontal applications. Natural materials including locally manufactured ground face concrete masonry, in combination with Arizona sandstone, glass, and weathering steel define the building surface and exude a sense of sustainability and presence while units offering contrasting texture and form throughout the project.

Image Courtesy © LEA - Architects, LLC

Image Courtesy © LEA – Architects, LLC


Fire Station in Sedona, Arizona by LEA Architects

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Article source: LEA Architects

The top winner of the AZ Forward Governor’s Award for Energy and Innovation is exemplified on many fronts in the recent completion of Sedona AZ Fire Station 6.

West Elev red rocks , Image Courtesy © LEA Architects

West Elev red rocks , Image Courtesy © LEA Architects

  • Architects: LEA Architects
  • Project: Fire Station
  • Location: Sedona, Arizona


Paradise Valley Fire Station 1 in Arizona by LEA Architects

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

Article source: LEA Architects

Paradise Valley Fire Station No. 1 was designed by LEA Architects (a Father/Son Architect team of Larry Enyart, FAIA, LEED Fellow and Lance Enyart, AIA, LEED AP) to integrate into a natural desert hillside site in Paradise Valley Arizona.

Image Courtesy © LEA Architects

Image Courtesy © LEA Architects

  • Architects: LEA Architects
  • Project: Paradise Valley Fire Station 1
  • Location: Arizona, United States


NEW FIRE STATION in Gubbio, Italy by Menichetti+Caldarelli

Sunday, July 12th, 2015

Article source: Menichetti+Caldarelli 

The new operational barracks of the Fire Department of Gubbio is the result of a competition won in 2010 .Private initiative provided for the possibility of hosting leased passive body of firefighters .The building is the completion of an old structure not completed .The purpose of the project was to complete and expand the existing structure already partially buffered .The operation after the structural concrete infill continued dry slabs of concrete .The expanded volume is configured with rational aspect and serial interrupted by the volume scale , crown – wall aluminum sheet , painted red . On the ground floor workshop and garage vehicles will be covered and enclosed by glass industrial U -Glass , which will lighten the base and illuminate an evenly filtered space . In the square will place the castle of exercises with climbing wall.

Image Courtesy © Paolo Tosti

Image Courtesy © Paolo Tosti

  • Architects: Menichetti+Caldarelli 
  • Project: NEW FIRE STATION in Gubbio
  • Location: Gubbio, Perugia, Italy 
  • Photography: Paolo Tosti
  • Design team: Studio S.T.A.R. ENENRGIA
  • Area: 1000 sqm
  • Year: 2010 – 2015


Fire and Rescue Centre in Rennes, France by LAN Architecture

Saturday, March 21st, 2015

Article source: LAN Architecture

The fundamental idea of this project lies at the exact intersection of architecture, urbanism and landscape architecture. We directly considered the urban character of this project as a crucial point, in light of the scale and the impact of the intervention on the surrounding area in future. This project represents the exceptional opportunity to delineate a very special identity. An identity that incorporates concepts like ecologic engagement, energy conservation, passive construction, community interests, social mixture, awareness of the qualities of the landscape, water resource management and preservation of biodiversity along with immutable concepts such as beauty, attractiveness, allurement, atmosphere and poetry.

Image Courtesy © LAN Architecture

Image Courtesy © LAN Architecture

  • Architects: LAN Architecture
  • Project: Fire and Rescue Centre
  • Location: Francois Chateau avenue, Rennes, France
  • Software used: Autocad
  • Team: LAN (mandatory architect), Bureau Michel Forgue (economist), Terrell (structure, fluid and facades), Lamoureux (acoustics), Klein (OPC)
  • Client: ConseilGénérald’IlleetVilaine
  • Project: Construction of a fire and rescue center and the departmental fire and rescue services
  • Site area: 15,719 m²
  • Floor Area: 8,516 m²
  • Budget: € 11.3 M excl. VAT
  • Competition: 2013


City Fire Station in Antwerp, Belgium by Hub

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Article source: Hub

This project comprises the inner-city renovation of a 1950s office building into a fire station. The project site is located in Sint-Jacobsmarkt,inside the Boulevards and is therefore part of the old city centre inside the 16th century city walls. The multiple historical facades which form part of the surrounding streets cape testify to this.

Image Courtesy © Ilse Liekens

Image Courtesy © Ilse Liekens

  • Architects: Hub
  • Project: City Fire Station
  • Location: Sint-Jacobsmarkt, B-2000 Antwerp
  • Photography: Ilse Liekens, Marcel Van Coile
  • status: First prize in competition, Completed.
  • Commissioner: AG Vespa.
  • Budget: € 1.900.000
  • Partners: bureau bouwtechniek bas atlas building engineering venac


Firemen House in Bilbao, Spain by Coll-Barreu Arquitectos

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

Article source: Coll-Barreu Arquitectos

The building accommodates the central Fire Department for one million people urban area.

From the site dense urban length is visible, squeezed on the narrow and deep banks of the river. Also visible is the green landscape, with water and vertical slopes that confine the city and compress it against the estuary.

Image Courtesy © Coll-Barreu Arquitectos

Image Courtesy © Coll-Barreu Arquitectos

  • Architects: Coll-Barreu Arquitectos
  • Project: Firemen House
  • Location: Bilbao, Spain
  • Collaborators: César Peña del Rey, Emilio Pardo, Katja Leszczynska, Fernando de la Maza, Andrés Tabera
  • Area: 14.870,79 m2
  • Budget: 18.852.402,23 €
  • Model: Luis Montiel
  • Awards: Primer Premio en el concurso de ideas First Prize in ideas competitio


The new Firehouse in Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands by Schaap en Sturm Architecten

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Article source:  Schaap en Sturm Architecten

The new firehouse of Bergen op Zoom in the Netherlands is designed by the office of Schaap en Sturm Architecten in Roosendaal. The firehouse is situated where the waves have hit the city wall in formertimes.In the architecture of the building this consciousness of the history of theplace is particularly visible in the shape of the roof, which is designed aswaves rolling in, in an abstract form. 

Image Courtesy ©  Schaap en Sturm Architecten

Image Courtesy © Schaap en Sturm Architecten


Fire Station Doetinchem by Bekkering Adams architects

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Article source: Bekkering Adams architects

A new home for the Fire Brigade : Fire Station Doetinchem combines sustainability , functionality and an attractive working and living environment in a green oasis

The Fire Brigade Achterhoek West Doetinchem is 24 hours operational and the building houses a mix of functions for working, living and sleeping facilities. A spatial development with various vistas makes the organization clear and transparent, allowing visitors a glimpse of the dynamic environment of the fire station. The robust brick building is designed as a villa in the green and has obtained an A+ energy label. It is embedded in its ecological structure, situated next to an important route for bats. Functionality, sustainability and environmental integration have been the leading design themes during the process.

Image Courtesy © Ossip van Duivenbode

Fire Department Headquarters Proposal in San Francisco by THE OPEN WORKSHOP

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

Article source: THE OPEN WORKSHOP 

A fire station typically is organized into two distinct zones — one that reaches outwards to the city and acts as a monumental symbol of protection, and one that contains the hidden inner workings of the station. In a large headquarters, with a diverse set of programs each with their own unique spatial requirements, such a strategy of containment is untenable.

View of the Headquarters from the Embarcadero, Image Courtesy © THE OPEN WORKSHOP

  • Architects: THE OPEN WORKSHOP
  • Project: Fire Department Headquarters Proposal
  • Location: San Francisco, U.S.A
  • Year: 2013
  • Project Team: Neeraj Bhatia, Alicia Hergenroeder, Jonathan Negron, De Peter Yi, Wei Zhao
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