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Fire Station in Girona, Spain by MIZIEN

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Article source: MIZIEN

The fire station occupies the old train sheds of the Girona-Olot carrilet narrow-gauge railway line. Before the project to remodel and extend the facilities, the station was operating but its installations were obsolete. The project consisted in adapting it to present-day needs and repairing the constructive pathologies and deficiencies of a building which, though not listed architectural heritage, is unique and forms part of a railway complex that has an important historic and cultural value.

Fire Station

  • Architects: MIZIEN
  • Project: Fire Station
  • Location: Amer, Girona, Spain
  • Client: GISA, Generalitat de Catalunya (Regional Government)
  • Design date: 2008
  • Completion date: 2011
  • Area: 935 m2
  • Cost: 1.875.000 €


Fire Station in Gava, Spain by Mestura Arquitectes

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Article source: Mestura Arquitectes

The parcel to the project which puts the new fire station, is immersed in the “New Green Ensanche Gava” characterized by a growth model that Will be Respectful of the existing landscape setting and its environmental value. Located in the lower part of Central Park and almost Cacagats contact with the New Calamot Park, this lot is part of the “line” connection between the biological and landscape agroforestry.

Image Courtesy Pegenaute

  • Architects: Mestura Arquitectes
  • Project: Fire Station in Gava
  • Location: Gava, Barcelona, Spain
  • Scope of services: Basic project, of Execution and Direction of work
  • Client: Ayuntarniento de Gava. Departarnento de. Interior. Generalitat Catalunya.
  • Scheme date: 2008
  • On site: 02′ 2009 – 05′ 2010
  • Gross area: 1.619,60 m2
  • Construction cost: 2.474.658,64 C
  • Construction Company: TAU IC ESA
  • Awards: V Architecture Award Ascensores ENOR. Longlisted.
  • Photography: Pegenaute
  • Other collaborators: Xavier Aumedes, technical architect, economic consultancy, Luis Alfredo Rodriguez Tirado, engineer of roads, channels and ports, structures consultancy, Manuel Comas i Olivella, industrial engineer, installations consultancy. AT3 S.C.P., Josep Oller technical architect, On site.


Fire Station 30 in Seattle, WA by Schacht Aslani Architects

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Article source: Schacht Aslani Architects

The civic scale of Fire Station 30 marks the transition between the commercial activity of Rainier Avenue and the residential Mt. Baker neighborhood. The scale and material presence of the two‐story building make it an anchor along historic Mt. Baker Boulevard. The highly transparent street façade allows passers‐by to view activity within. At night, the illuminated building becomes a beacon of the Seattle Fire Department’s presence within and commitment to its community.

Image Courtesy Mike Jensen

  • Architects: Schacht Aslani Architects
  • Project: Fire Station 30
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • Project owner: The City of Seattle (Seattle, WA)
  • Year completed: 2011
  • Area: 9,120 sf
  • Photo credits: Mike Jensen
  • Software used: AutoCAD 2010


Fire Depatment in Montblanc, France by Arriola & Fiol arquitectes

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

Article source: Arriola & Fiol arquitectes

The project is organized around a central hall where the fire trucks are parked. The rest of the program, that is, the sitting and dining room, kitchen and bedrooms in the second floor, are complementary to this main working room. This concept is carried out to the spatial volume of the fire station, where the roof of this central room is extended to the whole building and to its façades. The four doors for the cars, as big squared mouths opening at different directions, reinforce the movement of the building. The alignments of the building and its three dimensional volume refer to the dented line of the Montsant hills in the background.

Fire Depatment

  • Architects: Arriola & Fiol arquitectes
  • Project: Fire Depatment
  • Location: Montblanc, France
  • Structure: A. Obiol, BOMA
  • Installation: Ibering
  • Promoter: GISA
  • Budget: 1.182.528 euros
  • Surface: 893.37 m2


Ave Fenix Fire Station in Colonia Juarez, Mexico by AT 103 Arquitectura

Saturday, September 3rd, 2011

Article source: AT 103 Arquitectura

English writer Thomas Quincy talked in his classic (Confessions of an English opium-eater) of the pleasure that, after making sure all possible victims and risk were absent, a burning building can provide, one century after, Austrian pyromaniacs of Coop-himelblau used fire as a material in their firsts architectural interventions and Swiss French Bernard Tschumi theorized, radical, an architecture that produced a pyrotechnical pleasure so useful, he stated, as lighting matches.

Image Courtesy Fito Pardo

  • Architects: AT 103 – Julio Amezcua, Francisco Pardo
  • Project: Ave Fenix Fire Station
  • Location: Colonia Juarez, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Team: Tiberio Wallentin, Jorge Vázquez, Margarita Flores, Daniel Ramírez
  • Collaborators: GLM;
  • Contractor: Sare, Hermeregildo Acoltzin.
  • Project Date: 2004
  • Construction Date: 2007
  • M2: 4,500
  • Cost by m2: 900.00 dlls
  • Photographer: Fito Pardo
  • Software used: AutoCAD and Adobe CS


Brandon Fire Hall No.1 in Brandon, Canada by Cibinel Architects

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

The dynamic new 30,000 sq ft Brandon Fire and Emergency Services Building validates the idea that a primarily utilitarian program, which often times results in a prefabricated solution, can become a sophisticated architectural project that contributes to its surrounding community and landscape while still fulfilling its demanding functional requirements and modest budget.

Brandon Fire Hall's geometry creates a dramatic entry point

  • Architects: Cibinel Architects Ltd
  • Project: Brandon Fire Hall No.1
  • Location: 120 – 19th Street North, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
  • Client: City of Brandon
  • Collaborators: Collins Design Service – Fire Station Consultant
  • Engineers: Crosier Kilgour & Partners Ltd, Epp Siepman Engineering Inc, Nova 3 Engineering Ltd, Williams Engineering Inc, M. Block & Associates Ltd


Vitra Fire Station in Weil am Rhein, Germany by Zaha Hadid

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

More projects by Zaha Hadid

We initiated our design with a study of the overall factory site. Our intention was to place the elements of our commission in such a way that they would not be lost between the enormous factory sheds. We also used these elements to structure the whole site, giving identity and rhythm to the main street running through the complex. This street – which stretches from the chair museum to the other end of the factory site, where the fire station is now located, was envisaged as a linear landscaped zone, almost as if it were the artificial extension of the linear patterns of the adjacent agricultural fields and vineyards. Thus, rather than designing the building as an isolated object, it was developed as the outer edge of the landscaped zone: defining space rather than occupying space. This was achieved by stretching the programme into a long, narrow building alongside the street which marks the edge of the factory site, and which also functions as a screening device against the bordering buildings.


  • ARCHITECT: Zaha Hadid Architects
  • PROGRAM: Fire Station
  • CLIENT: Rolf Fehlbaum, Vitra International AG, Klunefeldstrasse 22, CH-4127 Biersfelden, SUISSE
  • Design: Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher
  • Project Architect: Patrik Schumacher
  • Design Team: Simon Koumjian, Edgar Gonzalez, Kar Wha Ho, Voon Yee-Wong, Craig Kiner, Cristina Verissimo, Maria Rossi, Daniel R. Oakley, Nicola Cousins, David Gomersall, Olaf Weishaupt
  • Local Architect: Roland Mayer [Lorrach, Germany]
  • SIZE/AREA: 852 m2
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