Archive for the ‘Housing Development’ Category
Friday, July 15th, 2016
Article source: aadd+ ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN DUBOËLLE
Direction Paris suburb, and more particularly the town of Montreuil, a village that has preserved all its nature, fitting perfectly to the “Grand Paris” Project. This project that gathers the main raising architecture issues held by the city of Paris. Indeed, reaching the demographic requirements inherent to the population’s growth implies an increase of the buildings density.
Many municipalities like the city of Geneva, Switzerland, have already amended their rules planning in order to increase buildable volumes in elevation.
Image Courtesy © V. DUBOËLLE
Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
Article source: Jordi Farrando architect
There are two parts to the programme: sheltered dwellings for 24 residents and a day centre for the elderly.
The ground floor and half of the first floor are occupied by the day centre, and the sheltered dwellings occupy the rest of this floor and levels two and three.
Image Courtesy © Jordi Farrando architect
Tuesday, July 12th, 2016
Article source: Metropolis Communication
Taking into account the context of a blend of populations, memories of bygone activities and the many built styles and uses expressed in the surrounding built environment, this operation includes a gymnasium, atop which 69 social housing units have been built. Its first aim is to hybridize the industrial scale with the more intimate one of the individual housing unit.
Image Courtesy © Luc Boegly
- Architects: AAVP – Atelier D’architecture Vincent Parreira
- Project: 69 Housing units, 1 gymnasium
- Location: 4-14, passage Delessert / 10-12, rue Pierre Dupont 75010 Paris, France
- Photography: Luc Boegly
- Client: ICF La Sablière
- Company: N.C
- Certifications : Cerqual (housing units), Certivea (gymnasium), Plan Climate Ville de Paris
- Construction costs: €14.87m excl. VAT
- Floor area: 6,445 m²
- Lot size: 2,135 m²
- Calendar: delivered April 2016
Tuesday, July 12th, 2016
Article source: Ryuichi Sasaki / Sasaki Architecture + Rieko Okumura / Atelier O
The building sits in a neighbourhood shopping lane in Nakanobu, just south to the central district of Tokyo. The town is a mixture of old and new. A grandma’s confectionary and a jazz festival, pensioners among young couples, all share the same streets happily together. The site locates itself in the vicinity of a newsstand, a bathhouse and alike. In order to fit in to this yet humble liveliness of the town, the building’s scale is restrained to those of the neighbouring buildings, 4 stories with only 12 units.
Image Courtesy © Bauhaus Neo
- Architects: Ryuichi Sasaki / Sasaki Architecture + Rieko Okumura / Atelier O
- Project: Modelia Days NAKANOBU
- Location: 6-23-16 Togoshi, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan
- Photography: Takumi Ota, Bauhaus Neo
- Client: SHUKO KENSETSU Co.,LTD
- Design Team: Ryuichi Sasaki, Rieko Okumura, Gen Sakaguchi, Michal Rogozinski
- Producer: Modelia CO.,LTD
- Light Design: Natsuha Kameoka / Lighting Sou
- Contractor: MAGOME CONSTRUCTION Company
- Building Management: ALPHA MANAGEMENT & PARTNERS CO.,LTD.
- Total Floor Area: 331.19 m2
- Starting Date: January, 2015
- Completion Date: February , 2016
Friday, July 8th, 2016
Article source: AVA – Andrea Vattovani Architecture
The sizes of the plots is 5,873 m2. The total requested built areas was 4,000 m2 that we reached with our proposal. We wanted to create a special flair, a place to feel home but relax on the same time with the highest standard of living quality.
We created two different units to create also two different flats to adapt to the market. At the same time they can fit different need. The houses are really flexible and different function can be brought in.
Image Courtesy © AVA – Andrea Vattovani Architecture
Friday, July 8th, 2016
Article source: TC LAUGHLIN PUBLIC RELATIONS GROUP, Inc.
Situated on the former site of Brooklyn’s Rheingold Brewery, ODA New York presents its largest undertaking to date and, arguably, ODA’s magnum opus—the firm’s most complete expression of it’s well-documented treatise on the possibility of a healthier and happier urban existence.
Image Courtesy © ODA New York
- Architects: ODA New York
- Project: 123 Melrose
- Location: Brooklyn’s Rheingold Brewery, Bushwick, New York City, USA
Wednesday, July 6th, 2016
Article source: Agraz Arquitectos
To make a high quality architecture to the theme of housing of small length without a deny to the manager of the business, could work. Because of that, in the cost of the investment scheme, efficiency, administration and institutional financing, special quality is proposed, better materials and purified esthetics.
Image Courtesy © Agraz Arquitectos
- Architects: Agraz Arquitectos
- Project: Agua Blanca (White water)
- Location: Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, Mexico
- Software used: AutoCAD, SketchUp, 3dsmax
Saturday, July 2nd, 2016
Article source: STEFAN FORSTER ARCHITEKTEN
Westgarten 02, a residential block of high-end rental apartments, was built on the last remaining gap in development in Frankfurt´s Westhafen district. In terms of its language of forms, the design was guided by its immediate neighbour, “Westgarten 01”, a mixed residential and retail block. Light-coloured clinker cladding emphasises the ground floor zone, optically dividing private from public space. Continuous cornices and projecting render detail on the parapets emphasise the horizontal articulation of the façade. Contrasting with its adjacent building, Westgarten 02 features light-grey render and a symmetrical façade design with a receding central zone. A sculptural note is added by the two-storey penthouse floor with large roof terraces. The internal arrangement of the apartments – three apartments per floor, accessed via stairwells at either end of the building – is legible in the design of the façade. Each apartment has a loggia overlooking the street and a balcony facing the inner courtyard. In total 39 apartments were created here.
Image Courtesy © Lisa Farkas
- Architects: STEFAN FORSTER ARCHITEKTEN
- Project: Westgarten 02
- Location: Frankfurt, Germany
- Photography: Lisa Farkas
- Client: Max Baum Immobilien GmbH, Generali Deutschland Holding AG
- Project team: Ute Streit, Marco Leiser, Florian Kraft
- Apartments: 39
- Work phases: 1-5 + artistic supervision
- Floor area: 4,410 m2
- Completion: 06/2013
Friday, July 1st, 2016
Article source: GRAFT
By April 2009 a total of 6 houses have been finished as part of the Make It Right Program in the Lower 9th Ward, the owners were able to move back and enjoy the benefits of their new homes. Two of these houses were designed by GRAFT and chosen by the homeowners, as the process at Make It Right is popular vote. 9 more houses are currently under construction, one of them also designed by GRAFT, 10 houses are in the permit process.The houses designed by GRAFT are inspired by the Cradle to Cradle Philosophy and received LEED Platinum certification. They are prefabricated modular units, constructed off-site.
Image Courtesy © Virginia Miller
- Architects: GRAFT
- Project: MAKE IT RIGHT
- Location: Lower Ninth Ward, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
- Photography: Virginia Miller
- Client: Make It Right Foundation
- Year: 2009
Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
Article source: YDS Architects
This is a 6-story housing complex built in a shopping street. Life in an apartment is often isolated from the city nearby and loses public spaces.
We considered the meaning of ‘living together’, and tried to connect the housing with city by designing public spaces.
Image Courtesy © YDS Architects