Archive for the ‘Housing Development’ Category
Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
Article source: Vincent Callebaut Architectures
1. TOUR ET TAXIS: TOWARDS A MIXED-USE ECO-NEIGHBORHOOD
Whereas most developing countries can write their future starting from a blank slate, European cities face the challenge of transforming their built heritage to secure their energy, social and economic transition towards post-carbon, circular and interdependent urban living.
Image Courtesy © Vincent Callebaut Architectures
- Architects: Vincent Callebaut Architectures
- Project: Tour & Taxis
- Location: Tour & Taxis, Brussels, Belgium
- Client: Extensa, T&T Project S.A.
- Program: 85 000 M² Housing (Zone B) + 50 000 M² Office + Retail + Leisure (Gare Maritime)
- Surface Area: 135 000 M²
- Status : W.I.P.
Sunday, February 5th, 2017
Article source: Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki
The design area is located by the railway, at the junction of City of Oulu’s urban fabric, where the low and small-scale district of Puu-Raksila meets with the more high-rising city centre. The design joins together these two different scales and construction methods, which, at the same time, creates an areal entity with a distinctive and attractive identity.
Image Courtesy © Brick Visual
- Architects: Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki + Architects m3
- Project: Oulu Travel Centre
- Location: Oulu, Finland
- Rendering: Brick Visual
- Team: Ilmari Lahdelma,Rainer Mahlamäki, Janne Pihlajaniemi, Kari Nykänen, Jukka Savolainen, Petri Saarelainen, Teemu Seppälä, Laura Iivarinen, Heidi Siitonen, Taavi Henttonen, Joona Hulmi, Julius Seniunas, Cristian Stoian, Hanna Kosunen, Ville Rautiainen.
- Landscape architecture: Maisema-arkkitehtitoimisto Näkymä Oy
- Traffic Planner: Plaana Oy
- Cost Consultant and Real Estate: Rakennusinsinööritoimisto Rimako Oy
- Gross floor areas:
- Residential blocks: 65 000 m2
- Office buildings: 10 000 m2
- Travel Services Centre: 32 800 m2
- Results: January 2017
Sunday, February 5th, 2017
Article source: ESTUDIO DE ARQUITECTURA NAOS / MCEA | ARQUITECTOS
The old Residential San Mateo was one of the most emblematic buildings of the city of Lorca for its special conception with an open central space to Juan Carlos I Avenue. In July 2011, the construction was completely demolished due to the earthquake of 11 May. In October 2011, the Residential Owners’ Association issued a call of design proposals to select the most suitable project for the reconstruction of their houses. In the terms of the competition, the projects design was made conditional on compliance with the ownership structure of the original construction, so that each owner could recover the position that had previously occupied within the building as a whole.
Image Courtesy © ESTUDIO DE ARQUITECTURA NAOS / MCEA | ARQUITECTOS
Sunday, February 5th, 2017
Article source: Santoscreativos + Vtaller
Conjunto Volcanes is a social living complex located in Guadalajara City, Mexico. Designed for a Real State Development Group that works mostly in middle an low income class regions, Conjunto Volcanes emphasizes on creating economic, accessible living units, that could have aesthetics qualities related to the context and could generate cuality living conditions that can mean a sense of appropiation of the living space.
NORTH FACADE, Image Courtesy © Miguel Valverde
- Architects: Santoscreativos + Vtaller
- Project: Conjunto Volcanes I
- Location: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
- Photography: Miguel Valverde
- General Contractor: Dieguez Taller -2 Arquitectos
- Project Team: Victor Valverde, Miguel Valverde
- Lot Area: 916 M2
- Built Area: 1,645 m2
- Project Year: 2014
Friday, February 3rd, 2017
Article source: ADEPT
The local municipal authorities recently approved the ambitious design for the ‘Budapart’ neighbourhood, the largest singular urban development in Budapest for almost 30 years. ADEPT won the commission to design the new urban area with a masterplan based on a distorted grid structure with references to both historic and modern parts of the city. Construction of the first buildings have already started in the 43 ha mixed-use neighbourhood, where built property will count approximately 600.000 m2.
Budapart Waterfront, Image Courtesy © ADEPT
- Architects: ADEPT
- Project: Budapart – Largest Urban Development
- Location: Budapest, Hungary
Friday, February 3rd, 2017
Article source: Studioninedots
The tender for the end building on Stationsplein (Station square) in Delft was won by Smit’s Bouwbedrijf BV|Vink Bouw Nieuwkoop BV. Studioninedots was responsible for the architecture.
Centrally located in Nieuw Delft, this lively place creates space for meeting, knowledge exchange and innovation: the DNA of Delft. The strength of this robust complex called ‘Antoni’ lies in the physical connection of the dynamic surroundings with an urban, mixed-use function that incorporates exhibition and meeting spaces, a hotel with restaurant, workspaces, retail and apartments. Integrated underneath the building will be a new public parking facility for 2.400 bicycles.
The construction agreement between the development group and the municipal developer Ontwikkelingsbedrijf Spoorzone Delft was signed on 21 December 2016.
Image Courtesy © Studioninedots|WAX architectural visualisation
- Architects: Studioninedots
- Project: THE ANTONI BUILDING
- Location: Stationsplein, Delft, Netherlands
- Photography: Studioninedots|WAX architectural visualisation
- Client: Municipality of Delft, Ontwikkelingsbedrijf Spoorzone Delft
- Design team: Albert Herder, Vincent van der Klei, Arie van der Neut, Metin van Zijl
- Project team: Jurjen van der Horst, Stefan Dannel, Wouter Hermanns, Gerty Daniëls
- Team: Smit’s Bouwbedrijf BV | Vink Bouw Nieuwkoop BV | Amory+Jurriëns | Studioninedots
- Consultants: Born2Brand | Pieters Bouwtechniek | NIBE | Hiensch Engineering
- Plot: 2.000 m2
- Size: 12,500m2 (GFA)
- EPC: 0 (apartments), 0,49 (overall)
- GPR: 8,3
- Design-completion: 2016 – 2019
- Status: Winning tender, in progress
Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
Article source: elisavalero arquitectura
The architecture belongs to the place, which conditions it and makes it singular. The urban layout and topography, and its ensuing definition as an observation space, as well as its insertion in the landscape, the lighting conditions and the use of materials are at the root of an idea that has materialized here in a way that continues popular Andalusian traditions—white houses in a white village.
Image Courtesy © Fernando Alda
- Architects: elisavalero arquitectura (Elisa Valero Ramos)
- Project: 13 SELF-CONSTRUCTED HOMES
- Location: Palenciana, Córdoba, Spain
- Photography: Fernando Alda
- Building Surveyor: Luis Linares Rodríguez
- Client: Junta de Andalucía
- Constructor: homebuilders using PROYCO S.A.
- Constructed Surface: 1.072,06 m2
- Project / Work: October 1999 / july 2003
Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
Article source: Metropolis Communication
The residence is the first apartment building on the site of the urban renewal program implemented around the station. It is perceived as a flagship project, intended to strengthen the town’s identity. Outlines, scales, volumes and materials, defined in particular during the studies carried out for this “pilot” building project, enabled the definition of urban rules that will shape future projects all around it. It is a compact building where the work on the composition of volumes made it possible to integrate it into the loose urban fabric while simultaneously restructuring the latter. The complex composition of the façades is rendered visible across the entire length of the building through the differentiation of volumes, setbacks and materials. The prow black enameled brick marks the corner of the two future streets. Splitting the two volumes creates a more diverse morphology in the existing cityscape, while also marking the linear rhythm of the façades through fractures of several stories and top floor setbacks creating a greater sense of lightness.
Image Courtesy © 11h45
- Architects: ITAR architectures
- Project: Student Residence 179 rooms
- Location: La Verrière, France (78)
- Photography: 11h45
- Project Management: Linkcity, Buyer, Efidis
- General contractor and Engineering firm: Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France – Habitat social
- 4 875 m² floor area
- 3 476 m² gross surface area
- Cost: 7,6 M€ excluding VAT
- Permit obtained: August 2014
- Construction launch: December 2014
- Completion: July 2016
Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
Article source: COBE
Krøyers Plads is a five-story housing project with a significant location in the centre of the Copenhagen harbour area designed by Danish architects Vilhelm Lauritzen Architects and COBE. The award-winning and Nordic Eco-labelled project is now finished. The project is based on a hyper-democratic and contextual approach where folded roofs and architectural heaviness create a dialogue between old and new, and a modern, empathetic interpretation of the architectural uniqueness of the old Copenhagen warehouses.
Image Courtesy © Rasmus Hjortshøj – COAST
- Architects: Vilhelm Lauritzen Architects and COBE
- Project: Krøyer Square
- Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
- Photography: Rasmus Hjortshøj – COAST
- Client: NCC Property Development
- Landscape: GHB Landscape Architects
- Engineer: COWI
- Contractor: NCC Construction
- Size: 20.000 m2
- Status: Commission 2011, construction start 2013, completion end of 2015
Friday, January 27th, 2017
Article source: MANDAWORKS
The team of MANDAWORKS and SCHAUMAN & NORDGREN ARCHITECTS are now officially announced winners of the open international competition organized by the city of Tampere for the Hiedanranta city district in Tampere, Finland. The Jury awarded the proposal, ’Hiedanranta Innovation Bay’ with a shared first prize.
The Innovation Spine and its public life. Mandaworks and Schauman & Nordgren Architects, Image Courtesy © Mandaworks + Schauman & Nordgren Architects
- Architects: Mandaworks + Schauman & Nordgren Architects
- Project: Hiedanranta Innovation bay
- Location: Tampere, Finland
- Client: City of Tampere
- Collaborators: Traffic consultant Jouni Lehtomaa
- Assignment: Urban Design and City Planning
- Size: 1.500.000 m2 bilt area, 246 Hectares land-area