Archive for the ‘Market’ Category
Friday, June 30th, 2017
Article source: JGMA
JGMA focuses on generating energy from food waste by reviving silos and invigorating a community. Food is at the center of our daily lives: fueling human bodies, supporting a natural energy cycle, and is one of the most significant reflections of human culture. Despite this, food is continually wasted, in the City of Chicago as at rate of 55 million pounds per month according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Anaerobic Digesters can capture this food waste and generate usable energy in the form of methane gas, which could be the cleaner substitution of energy production within the city. Chicago’s Damen Grain Silo site in Pilsen, a site that once boasted massive grain production in the city has remained unoccupied along the south branch of Chicago’s river. Using the once stratifying infrastructural elements such as a vehicular bridge, the river, and aged vacant grain elevators, a new architecture emerges to suture disparate communities and ultimately connect neighbors to exciting new jobs, educational facilities, and recreational amenities. This area will mark the future of a new model for community-centric infrastructure, focused around bio-digesters, boasting a new international public market, restaurants, public parkland, wholesale food distribution, educational facilities, and a museum dedicated to a century of energy in Chicago.
Image Courtesy © JGMA
- Architects: JGMA
- Project: A Former Grain Silo
- Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Friday, June 16th, 2017
Article source: claessens erdmann designers
A newly developed XL formula for Albert Heijn where the focus point is fresh and really good food. With more than 200 quality products added to it’s assortment and staff as “masters” of their departments, this is the market-place where you can find everything you need.
Image Courtesy © claessens erdmann designers
Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
Article source: Wingårdh Architects
The old freight depot west of Malmö Central Station was no more than a roofless shell when two siblings, Nina Totté Karyd and Martin Karyd, bought it in order to create a market hall. In 2013 Wingårdh Architects was commissioned to transform the ruin into a market hall for about twenty vendors and restaurateurs. The initial intention was to add a similar volume onto the existing oblong brick building, but the plans changed when several layers of underground utilities were discovered on the site, reducing the buildable area of the lot.
Image Courtesy © André Pihl
- Architects: Wingårdh Architects
- Project: Malmö Market Hall
- Location: Gibraltargatan 6, Malmö, Sweden
- Photography: André Pihl
- Software used: Revit, Illustrator, Photoshop
- Client: Annabostäder AB
- Construction manager: CMB
- Architect: Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB through Gert Wingårdh (principal architect), Joakim lyth (senior lead architect), Maria lyth (project architect), Ulrika Davidsson (lead engineer), Erik Holmgren, Andre Pihl, Gustaf Wennerberg, and others
- Total area: approx. 1500 m2
- Project start: 2013
- Completion: 2016 (opening planned for November 2016)
Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
Article source: v2com
An area of cultivated ground; a plot of land, a small subsistence farm for growing crops and fruit-bearing trees, often including the dwelling of the farmer.
Over the last 30 years, worldwide absolute poverty has fallen sharply (from about 40% to under 20%). But in African countries, the percentage has barely fallen. Still today, over 40% of people living in sub-Saharan Africa live in absolute poverty. More than half of them have something in common: they’re small farmers.
Image Courtesy © Ggrupa
- Architects: Ggrupa
- Project: Mashambas Skyscraper
- Location: Manyoni, Tanzania
Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
Article source: v2com
Pusateri’s, a well-known fine foods chain in Toronto, hired the Montreal based design company GH+A Design to transpose their brand identity inside their 6 retail spaces. A style as refined as their gourmet products, that goes above regular standards of the food industry. Ceragres and GH+A Design partnered to elaborate a unique floor covering solution that is up to Pusateri’s expactations in terms of image and quality.
Saks Food Hall CF Sherway Gardens, Image Courtesy © Philip Castleton
- Architects: GH+A
- Flooring: Ceragres
- Project: Pusateri’s Fine Foods Market
- Location: Toronto, Canada
- Photography: Philip Castleton
Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
Article source: ODA New York
Just steps from MoMA PS1 in white hot Long Island City Queens, ODA New York is upending the real estate market with an 11-story, 175-unit rental project to rival the best of luxury condo living.
Distinguished by its sculptural, almost pixelated, poured concrete exterior, 2222 Jackson is both an easy material compliment to neighboring PS1, and an exemplar of its designer’s larger mission: Adept at working within—rather than against—zoning constraints, ODA has once again focused on innovating architectural morphology in the interest of improving not only its residents’ everyday experience, but their general quality of life.
Elevation 1, Image Courtesy © Miguel de Guzma
- Architects: ODA New York
- Project: 2222 Jackson
- Location: New York, USA
Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
Article source: SOESTHETIC GROUP
Concept of blank sheet is the main idea of the interior. Basically, it could be transformed to everything: picture, page of a great book or became something totally new.
Image Courtesy © Andrey Avdeenko
- Architects: SOESTHETIC GROUP
- Project: SOESTHETIC GROUP Office & Maket Hub
- Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
- Photography: Andrey Avdeenko
- Size: 3230 sqft / 300 m2
- Year: 2016
Sunday, April 9th, 2017
Article source: pRchitect communications consultancy
The Watergarden Project located in Atasehir district of Istanbul, is a recreational center focusing only on gastronomy and entertainment. It is designed by the Dutch design firm, T Concept and the spatial organization as well as the interior design is undertaken by Gorkem Volkan Design Studio.
The main focal points are specialized for refreshments and recreational functions in the project, which has a balanced spatial organization in open, semi-open and closed spaces. There are various units in relation but different from each other, spreaded over a site of 165.000m2, and designed for various activities. The performance pool of covering an area of 5000m2 is aimed to be the project’s visual and functional center and different areas around the pool are designed to have different atmospheres related with the user profile. Additionally, the City Park, designed by DS Architecture, is an important part of the project that is surrounded by plants and trees and covers a 15.000m2 of land.
Image Courtesy © Gorkem Volkan Design Studio
- Architects: Gorkem Volkan Design Studio
- Project: WaterGarden
- Location: Atasehir, Istanbul, Turkey
- Interior: 165.000m2
- Project Date: 2015
- Construction Date: 2015-2016
Saturday, March 25th, 2017
Article source: Metsä Wood
The distinctive new building in Stockholm’s Östermalm is a temporary market hall that was built as a temporary space while the old market hall is being renovated. What nobody expected was the tremendous popularity of this “wooden box”, which ended up winning Sweden’s most prestigious design award.
The old market hall, built in 1886, in Stockholm’s Östermalm district is known for the prestige its history carries among its committed customers. In 2012, this well-established rendezvous point in Stockholm’s finest district faced a critical need for a complete renovation, and the city invited bids for the refurbishment project. The entrepreneurs of the market hall needed to relocate for a couple of years.
Image Courtesy © Metsä Wood
- Architects: Metsä Wood
- Project: Östermalm’s temporary market hall
- Location: Östermalm, Sweden
Saturday, March 25th, 2017
Article source: Carvalho Araújo, Arquitectura e Design
The complex design has an unlikely morphology for a cattle market, away from the massive image of the prefabricated pavilions. Located near the town, it releases the closure of the urban fabric so another more appropriate equipment can do it. Its function is another: the transition between the immediate rurality of the suburbs and the historic center of Ponte de Lima. The new complex cohabits with palaces, gardens and chapels, and its structure composes an orthogonal grid that relates to the existing routes and reinforces the visual relationship with the river.
The Earth Market is something bigger than the cattle fair and market, than the horse fair or Expolima, it comes from a wider ambition to create a network of “structures”, sporadic and localized interventions of a smaller or larger scale, but precise and of ”exact measurements”.
Image Courtesy © Pedro Lobo
- Architects: Carvalho Araújo, Arquitectura e Design
- Project: Mercado do Gado
- Location: Ponte de Lima, Portugal
- Photography: Pedro Lobo and Hugo Carvalho Araújo
- Client: Câmara Municipal de Ponte de Lima
- Team: José Manuel Carvalho Araújo, Joel Moniz, Mário João Duarte
- Mechanical HVAC: Jerónimo Correia
- Hidraulic: Jerónimo Correia