Archive for the ‘Historic Site’ Category
Thursday, March 19th, 2015
Article source: FAHR 021.3
Amid the architectural diversity of one of the most representative areas in Porto, Metamorfose,by creative team FAHR 021.3, stands out. The impact of the green metal mesh filling the void by one of the city’s gateway is undeniable. The result of this intimate dialogue with the city is absolute perfection when bringing together all the elements that make up the area around São Bento train station.
Image Courtesy © FAHR 021.3
- Architects: FAHR 021.3
- Project: Metamorfose
- Location: Porto, Portugal
- Creative Project- FAHR 021.3
- Light Design– José Nuno Sampaio
- Engineer- NCREP
- Execution- LETRATEC
- Development Promoter: Porto Lazer
- Key Features:
- Materials – Quadrangular profile steel
- Dimensions – (approx.)28m extension, 12m height, 5m depth Weight6000 kg
- Number of intersections – 200
- Materials in metres – 400 running metres
- Colour – Copper oxide
Saturday, December 6th, 2014
Article source: Ippolito Fleitz Group GmbH
Ippolito Fleitz Group has designed the interior architecture of the Uzbekistan International Forums Palace, located on Amir Timur Square in the heart of the Uzbek capital Tashkent. The palace was ceremonially opened in September 2009 to celebrate the occasion of Tashkent’s 2200th anniversary. A jewellery shop, housed in one of two historic bell towers providing the design prelude to this representative ensemble on Amir Timur Square, was also designed as part of the project.
Image Courtesy © Zooey Braun
- Architects: Ippolito Fleitz Group GmbH
- Project: Belfry Tashkent
- Location: Tashkent, Uzbekistan
- Photography: Zooey Braun
- Software used: Vectorworks
- TEAM: Peter Ippolito, Gunter Fleitz, Tilla Goldberg, Steffen Ringler, Alexander Fehre, Christian Kirschenmann
- Lighting Design: pfarré lighting design, München
- General Contractor: RIEDL Messe-/Laden- & Objektbau GmbH, Pfaffing
Saturday, November 29th, 2014
Article source: v2com
Our project integrates into its surroundings by respecting the urban fabric and existing buildings listed on the register of historic monuments. The use of the same type of stone, the preservation of existing buildings and respect for alignments all give the building an almost discreet character.
At the same time, the project establishes a strong identity, with the prayer hall and minaret recessed from the street.
The minaret and prayer hall are clad in white stone, symbolizing purity.
Image Courtesy © Bureau Architecture Méditerranée
Friday, November 28th, 2014
Article source: Germán del Sol
To dwell in this vast land, men and women build graceful stone structures along the roads in Atacama, to get an insight into nature, and make it hospitable.
These concrete landmarks in the landscape, reveal the presence of water ponds used to irrigate the land, and to swim, and open up new perspectives to the immense wilderness around.
The water is kept still flowing gently over the ponds edges to reflect the light, and the beauty of the place, against the dark slate coating.
Image Courtesy © Germán del Sol
- Architects: Germán del Sol
- Project: SAUNAS Y ESTANQUES EN ATACAMA
- Location: San Pedro de Atacama, Atacama Region, Chile
- Surface: 940 sqm.
- Horacio Schmidt, Architect.
- Nicole Labbé, Architect.
- Carlos Venegas, Architect.
- Hernán Fierro, Graphic Arts.
- Project Date: 1998
- Completion Date: 2000
- Structural Engineering: Fernando del Sol and Enzo Valladares
- Building Contractor: Salfa S.A.
- Job Captains: Rubén Ossandón and Jean Paul Barthou
Friday, August 1st, 2014
Article source: Festival des Architectures Vives
The Festival des Architectures Vives aims to raise public awareness of the wide range of architecture. It seeks not only to highlight the work of a young generation of architects, landscape architects and urban planners but also to make discover unexpected urban areas.
Image Courtesy © Paul KOZLOWSKI
- Architects: Festival des Architectures Vives
- Project: Festival des Architectures Vives – FAV 2014 à Montpellier
- Location: Montpellier, France
- Photography: Paul KOZLOWSKI
Sunday, May 18th, 2014
Article source: gmp Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner
The architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) are designing the new rehearsal building for the ballet company of Deutsche Oper am Rhein. In a consortium with HOCHTIEF Solutions, they were commissioned by Düsseldorf City Council in a PPP scheme.
Image Courtesy © gmp Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner
- Architects: gmp Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner
- Project: New construction of rehearsal building for “Ballett am Rhein”
- Location: Düsseldorf, Germany
- Collaborate: HOCHTIEF Solutions AG and HMI, BIG and Capatti Staubach
- Design: Volkwin Marg and Hubert Nienhoff with Kristian Spencker
- Team members: Veit Lieneweg, Silvia Schneider, Michael Scholz, Daniel Tome
- Client: The City of Düsseldorf
- GFA: 4,500 m²
Friday, April 11th, 2014
Article source: ARCHICLUB
Urban approach . The study site is a vacant lot owned by the city of Bessancourt and located a few hundred meters away from the town hall. Its location is in continuity with its historic downtown. The site is marked on the north by the imposing presence of a church. The urban environment of the study site is very mineral, the stone church is massive and reinforces this homogeneity. The building distribution on the site is diffuse and invites us to propose a singular object, an additional object that can join the existing group.
Image Courtesy © 11h45 montrer l’architecture
- Architects: ARCHICLUB
- Project: Espace Culturel Marc Steckar
- Location: Paris, France
- Photography: 11h45 montrer l’architecture
- Software used: ZWCAD, SKETCHUP, MAXWELL RENDER.
- Client: City of Bessancourt
- Consultants Fluids, Environnement: IDEEL environnement
- Consultants Structure: ID+ engineering
- Consultants acoustics : ALTIA acoustics
- Type: Cultural, Performing art center, Public building
- Status: Built 2013
- Building area: 580 m²
- Budget total: 1 510 000 USD, 1 090 000 €
- Main materials: Stone, Glass.
- Curtain wall: WICONA
- Stones: BLOCSTAR
- Floor: ARTIGO
- Wall: PLACOPLATRE
- Electrical: BTICINO, REGENT
- Plumbing : HANSA DESIGNO, DURAVIT
Thursday, March 6th, 2014
Article source: LAN Architecture
THE NEW GRAND PALAIS: AN EXAMPLE OF MODERNITY
To our contemporary eyes, the Grand Palais is both an idea and a symbol of modernity. It is a hybrid building in terms of its architecture, its usage and its history. Neither a museum nor a simple monument, its architecture has an identity all its own, centered around the notion of a “culture machine,” a spatial means for hosting a vast diversity of events and audiences that exponentially exalts the site’s “universal” and “republican” vocation. The restoration and restructuring of the entire monument affords us the chance to reinforce this aspiration.
Image Courtesy © LAN Architecture
- Architects: LAN Architecture
- Project: Restoration and redesign of the Grand-Palais des Champs-Élysées
- Location: Paris, France
- Competitive dialogue: 2013-2014
- Client: Réunion des Monuments Nationaux – Grand-Palais
- Budget: € 130 M. excl. VAT
- Surface: 70 623 m²
- Team: LAN (mandatory architect), Franck Boutté Consultants (sustainable design), Terrell (structure, façades, fluids), Michel Forgue (Quantitysurveyor), Systematica (flux), Lamoureux (acoustic), Casso (Fire protection and accessibilityengineers), CICAD (SCMC), BASE (landscaper), Mathieu Lehanneur (design).
Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
Article source: Crepain Binst Architecture nv
The Jordaenskaai in Antwerp developed from the Burgt – the historic centre or first, small medieval settlement from which the city evolved. The construction site is a special location with prehistoric finds, remains of the medieval city walls and of the old Antwerp canal. The remains have been painstakingly integrated into the ensemble and are largely visible in the ample inner zone accessible to residents and visitors.
Image Courtesy © Immpact
- Architects: Crepain Binst Architecture nv
- Project: JORDAENSKAAI
- Location: Antwerp, Belgium
- Photography: Crepain Binst Architecture nv, Immpact
- Proprietor: Impact vastgoed
- Collaborator: Philippe Van Damme, Edwin Remmerie, Lieven Louwyck, Tom Goos, Dimitri Pauwels.
- Stability: DS Engineering nv
- Engineering: Gebotec
- General contractor: Hooyberghs nv
- Start design: February 2006
- Start execution: 16.10.2009
- Temporary completion: part 1 end 2012, Part 2 begin 2013
- Site: 1600 m2
- Total: 1325 m2
- Commercial space m²: 1200 m²
- Aantal, m2 appartments: 5500 m2
- Number of parking spaces: 41
Saturday, January 25th, 2014
Article source: Pierre Vurpas et Associés Architectes
The project enhances the historical building of the Trévoux hospital, located on the old ramparts. It has been built on the site of the former annexes and outbuildings.
Image Courtesy © Studio Erick Saillet
- Architects: Pierre Vurpas et Associés Architectes
- Project: La Passerelle
- Location: Trévoux, France
- Photography: Studio Erick Saillet, Pierre Vurpas
- Client: Communauté de communes Saône Vallée (CCSV)
- Project Manager: Pierre VURPAS et Associés Architectes
- Structural engineering: Tecbat
- Cost of work: Demolition, asbestos removal,
- Works: €4.7 million ex. VAT
- Furnishings, scenography, signing: €470,000 ex. VAT
- Surface area: 2,800 m2 net surface area (including 1,150 for renovation and 1,650 extension)
- Total useable area: 2,000 m2