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CIB in Pamplona, Spain by Vaíllo & Irigaray + Galar

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Article source: Vaíllo & Irigaray + Galar

The camel, polar bear and the blade: the project aims to link to the content of the program: biomedical research through the application of biomimicry (adaptation of biological systems and procedures in human artefacts) in the process generation architecture. They take these three bio-types as reference for similar adaptive systems. The camel as a paradigm of functional section. The defense against extreme weather causes the appearance of bumps as storage reserves (water, food, grease, etc …);

Image Courtesy Perez Bescos

  • Architects: Vaíllo & Irigaray + Galar
  • Project: CIB – Centro Investigación Biomédica
  • Location: Pamplona, Spain
  • Collaborators: Borja Benavent, David Eguinoa, Oscar Martínez, Juan Carlos de la Iglesia, Ángel Álvarez, Isabel Franco
  • Developer: Servicio Navarro de Salud – Osasunbidea  / Navarre Health Service
  • Building contractor: OHL + La Guareña; Jefe de obra: Javier Huertas
  • Project Date: June 2008
  • Beginning: august 2009
  • To work: November 2011
  • Cost: 18.000.000 €
  • Surface: 12.150 m²

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Boston Medical Center in Massachusetts by Tsoi/Kobus & Associates

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Article source: Tsoi/Kobus & Associates

The latest in a series of strategic development and planning initiatives by BMC, this ambulatory building embodies the hospital’s mission to provide “exceptional care, without exception.” Located on a highly visible site, the nine story building represents the first phase in a long term effort by Boston Medical Center to transform the image of its Albany Street campus edge. The building will set the stage for future improvements along Albany Street, including a provision for easier pedestrian access and a better defined, active street edge.

Exterior view

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Maggie’s Centre Fife in Kircaldy, Scotland by Zaha Hadid Architects

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

Article source: Zaha Hadid Architects
More projects by Zaha Hadid

Domestic in scale but unique in execution, Maggie’s Centre Fife is set on the edge of a hollow adjacent to Victoria Hospital: a distinctive protected environment providing a haven for cancer patients. Designed to create a transition between the natural and the man-made, it forms a gateway to the surrounding landscape.

Exterior View

  • Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects
  • Name of Project: Maggie’s Centre Fife
  • Location: Kircaldy, Fife, Scotland
  • Period: 2001 – 2006
  • Client: Maggie’s Cancer Care Centres
  • Status: Built

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Yound Disabled Moduls And Workshop Pavillions by Zaragoza, Spain by José Javier Gallardo Ortega ///g.bang///

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Article source: José Javier Gallardo Ortega ///g.bang///

ONE CONCEPT, ONE COLOR AND ONE MATERIAL

The assignment is motivated by the need to expand the Neuro psychiatric Centre Our Lady of Carmen, in Zaragoza. In the first phase there is a new support centre for youth with behavioral problems, and currently sharing facilities with the geriatric section and, by the nature of their treatment and pathology, was necessary to become independent. In a second phase will be built the “Module for Occupational Workshops.”

Exterior View

  • Architect: José Javier Gallardo Ortega ///g.bang///
  • Name of Project: Yound Disabled Moduls And Workshop Pavillions
  • Location: Camino del Abejar – Zaragoza, Spain
  • Client: Nuestra Señora del Carmen Neuropsychiatric Centre, Hermanas Hospitalarias del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús
  • Type: Medical Facility
  • Building status: built in 2011

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The Center for Life Science in Boston, Massachusetts by Tsoi/Kobus & Associates

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Article source: Tsoi/Kobus & Associates

The Center for Life Science | Boston is the first of its kind in the country, a speculative, privately-owned, high-rise, multi-tenant laboratory building that offers flexible, cutting-edge research space to leading academic and medical institutions— Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Children’s Hospital Boston, and the Immune Disease Institute—without the institutions’ having to spend their own capital dollars. The 22-story building is located in the Blackfan Research District of Boston’s renowned Longwood Medical Area, home to the highest concentration of life science researchers in the world.

Exterior View (Image Courtesy Jeffrey Totaro)

  • Architects: Tsoi/Kobus & Associates
  • Project: The Center for Life Science
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Owner: BioMed Realty Trust, Inc.
  • Developer: Lyme Properties, LLC
  • Construction Manager: William A. Berry & Son, Inc.
  • MEP Engineer: AHA Consulting Engineers
  • Structural Engineer: McNamara/Salvia, Inc.
  • Landscape Architect: Copley Wolff Design Group
  • Acoustical Consultant: Shen Milsom & Wilke
  • Photographers: Jeffrey Totaro
  • Software used: Given the high rise nature of the project, as well as the unusual geometry, designing and constructing the exterior curtain wall and its supporting structure was critical to maintain the budget and schedule.  TK&A used an early version of BIM software to describe the various design options, both in terms of the visual geometry and the physical construction of the components and structural attachments.

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Nursing & Retiree Home in Alava, Spain by Firma d.o.o.

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Article source: Firma d.o.o.

Our proposal was directly influenced by the characteristics of the immediate surroundings of the plot. Through detailed site analysis, we concluded that the most important aspects of context are the landscape and the extreme impact of the rural environment. Therefore, the proposed residence for the elderly, apart from fulfilling all functional prerequisites, must be consistent with those surrounding features.

Nursing & Retiree Home

  • Architects: Firma d.o.o.
  • Project: Nursing & Retiree
  • Location: Alava, Spain
  • Software used: AutoCAD, 3dS Max and Adobe Photoshop

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GH Genhelix Biopharmaceutical Facilities in León, Spain by estudio SIC

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Article source: estudio SIC

The biopharmaceutical facilities, first antibody monoclonal manufacturing plant built in Spain, is the expression of the complex inner manufacturing processes of the product: a technological, efficient and sustainable solution.

GH Genhelix Biopharmaceutical Facilities

  • Architects: estudio SIC
  • Project: GH Genhelix Biopharmaceutical Facilities
  • Location: León, Spain

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St. Jude Medical Center Northwest Patient Tower in Fullerton, CA by McCarthy Building Companies

Monday, November 7th, 2011

Article source: McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

The design/build team of McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., and TAYLOR, are working with St. Joseph Health System to build a new patient tower, parking structure and central utility plant at the St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, Calif. Located on the northern side of the existing medical campus at Bastanchury Road and Harbor Boulevard, site preparation has been underway since December 2010, and the new tower officially broke ground during a private ceremony on September 25, 2011.

St. Jude Medical Center Northwest Patient Tower (Image Courtesy Shimahara Illustration)

  • Architects: McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
  • Project: New Patient Tower at St. Jude Medical Campus
  • Location: Fullerton, CA
  • Photography: Shimahara Illustration
  • Software used: Revit Architecture, Revit Structures, Revit MEP, AutoCAD MEP 3D, AutoCAD Civil 3D, CADmech, CADpipe, NavisWorks and Google Sketch-up

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Cozart Medical Office Building in Myrtle Beach, SC by inFORM studio

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Article source: inFORM studio

The Cozart Medical Office Facility involves the development of a 7,500 square foot medical office to contain a plastic surgery center, and possible leasable space, located on a .51 acre site along Grissom Avenue, in the Oleander Business Park, Myrtle Beach, SC.

Cozart Medical Office Building

  • Architects: inFORM studio
  • Project: Cozart Medical Office Building
  • Location: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  • Total Project: 7,500 sq.ft.

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Medical Centre in Milagro, Navarra by Doblee Architect

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Article source: Doblee

The project, beside giving content to the program of a medical doctor’s office, tries to generate a dialog between the interior of the building and the public space that surrounds it, having in it counts the sun and the spaces of privacy of the consultations.

Image Courtesy Josema Cutillas

  • Architects: Doblee Architect
  • Project: Medical Centre in Milagro
  • Location: parcel nº 782 of the polygon nº1, between the street Profesor Turrillas and San Juan Avenue, Milagro, Navarra (Spain).
  • Architect Design: Borja Izaguirre Larrañaga, Cristina Arregi Gonzalo, Silvia Echeverría Echeverría, Beatriz Gil Rodríguez
  • Promoter: Town Hall of Milagro (Spain)
  • Constructed Area: 653 m2
  • Date: From:   August 2009 Finish: April 2010
  • Budget: 588.420 Euros
  • Photography: Josema Cutillas

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