Archive for the ‘Historic Site’ Category
Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
Article source: SV60 arquitectos
Our proposal starts with an existing traditional house enclosed between the side walls of two adjacent buildings in the area of San Lorenzo neighborhood, in the Historical Center of Seville. The origin of the house dates to the late S. XVIII, but it has suffered several modifications in different times till the present.
Image Courtesy © Jesús Granada
- Architects: SV60 arquitectos
- Project: Malpartida House
- Location: C/ Juan Rabadán 38. Sevilla. España
- Photography: Jesús Granada
- Team: Antonio Gonzalez Cordon, Antonio G. Linan
- Collaborators: Architects, Victor Silveira, Mª Luz Villar
- Technical Architect: Manuel Lopez Ruiz
- Owner: Privado
- Construction: Sansor S.A.
- Year: 2008/2010
- Area: 572 sqm
Thursday, March 15th, 2012
Article source: Mariusz Piesik & Kuba Szymański
Gdańsk Historic Heritage Center is designed to be a multifunctional building and a part of targ sienny / targ rakowy complex – a new project in the very center of Gdańsk. The buildings’ main purpose is to host an exhibition of a large scale model of a pre-World War II center of the city and mark the starting point of tourist excursions around it’s streets. The design of GHHC was to be chosen in a contest for architecture students.
Gdańsk Historic Heritage Center
- Architects: Mariusz Piesik & Kuba Szymański
- Project: Gdańsk Historic Heritage Center
- Location: Gdańsk, Poland
- Software used: AutoCad, 3DsMax, V-ray.
Sunday, November 20th, 2011
Article source: Meridian 105 Architecture
The Atlanta History Center project is a partial interior renovation of the existing building. The building’s exterior is addressed with the intent of maintaining a large portion of the current structure while achieving a transformation of image. The History Center fulfills a dual purpose, operating as a traditional museum and exhibit space on the mission of the Historical Society, and acting as a revenue generating event space. The current building, characterized by corridor-style circulation and partitioned rooms challenges the use of each function, creating a circulation driven by destination rather than exploration. Because of the shortcomings of the original design, the existing history center does not support the mission and revenue goals of the historical society. This project addresses this problem.
Wednesday, September 21st, 2011
Article source: GWWO Architects
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine is the birthplace of America’s national anthem and one of the nation’s most significant historic landmarks. The Fort, the National Anthem and the flag, together and individually, help us to understand how the United States was created, defended, and preserved. It was with this context and these rich national symbols in mind that the design team, led by GWWO Architects, conceived the expression for the new visitor center.
Image Courtesy GWWO Architects
- Architects: GWWO Architects
- Project: Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine Visitor and Education Center
- Location: Baltimore, Maryland
- Software used: AutoCAD 2009 for the Construction Documents and Google SketchUp for conceptual modeling
Wednesday, September 21st, 2011
Article source: Savioz Fabrizzi Architectes
The abbey of Saint Maurice was built almost 1500 years ago. It is situated against a cliff in a section of the road between Geneva and the Simplon Pass. This particular site was likely to be chosen for its defensive position given by the cliff. However the planned fortification proved a failure due to rock fragments falling from the cliff onto the building.
Coverage of archaeological ruins of the abbey of st. maurice
- Architects: Savioz Fabrizzi Architectes
- Project: Coverage of archaeological ruins of the abbey of st. maurice
- Location: Saint-Maurice, Switzerland
- Owners: abbaye de st-maurice, av. d’agaune 15, 1890 st-maurice
- Architect Design: savioz fabrizzi architectes, rue de l’industrie 23, 1950 sion, www.sf-ar.ch
- Civil engineers: alpatec sa, rue du léman 6, 1920 martigny, www.alpatec-sa.ch
- Draft order (date) : 2004
- Achieving coverage (date) : 2009 – 2010
- Cfc 2 cost coverage : 2’000’000.-
Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011
Article source: FILTER Architecture
The competition name is „Historic Park of Medieval Bosnia and Herzegovina (Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina). The intention of this competition was to create a thematic park, having a medieval Bosnian history as a subject. It was left to the competitors to decide how to organize the given site and to choose the approach. Only the set of most important historic artifacts, which had to be presented at place, was given as limiting factor. The chosen site was a green area in the city center, well provided with the pedestrian paths. Our design result was a museum pavilion, with a given name timespace.
- Architects: FILTER Architecture
- Project: Historical Park of Medieval Bosnia
- Location: Zenica, Herzegovina
- Type: Architecture-Urbanism, Competition
- Year: 2009-2011
- Status: Competition Project – first prize, exhibited, published
- Software used: Sketchup to design, because it provides fast and easy workflow in three-dimensional space
Tuesday, June 14th, 2011
Article source: Patkau Architects Inc.
Fort York Heritage
Fort York, considered the birthplace of Toronto, is a National Historic Site. It represents the single most important cultural heritage link to British military and social history remaining in the City of Toronto. The Fort’s layered historical themes and associations with a rich archaeological past re-enforces the need for a sensitivity in design to both the existing above-ground cultural heritage resources and the below-ground archaeological resources. The larger challenge of this project is not only to present cultural heritage and preserve archaeological resources but also to contribute in making the social, military and intangible histories of this site more present and palpable.
- Architect: Patkau Architects Inc.
- Name of Project: Fort York National Historic Site Visitor Centre
- Location: Toronto, Canada
- Software used: AutoCAD, Sketchup, Maxwell Render