Archive for the ‘Mixed use’ Category
Sunday, February 5th, 2017
Article source: META-Project
New Youth Commune, a mixed youth community, located on the edge of Vanke Songhua Lake Resort and bordering natural villages, contains 800 people with the upper space for Vanke staff, the middle rented to self-employed town people and the ground facilitating camping students while open to villagers.
Mountain view from the north side, Image Courtesy © Fang Chun，Chen Su
- Architects: META-Project
- Project: New Youth Commune
- Location: Ji Lin, Songhua Lake, China
- Photography: Fang Chun, Chen Su, Cao Shibiao
- Client: Vanke Songhua Lake Resort
- Design Team: Wang Shuo，Zhang Jing， Cao Shibiao， Lan Tian，Wu Yaping，Zhao Yu
- Lighting Consultant: Han Xiaowei
- Area: 10, 000 sqm
- Date: Design 2014／12；Complete 2015／12
- Status: Construction Complete
Sunday, February 5th, 2017
Article source: H&P Architects
Initiated by H&P Architects in a combined use of the two major materials Bamboo & Earth since 2013 (BES pavilion in Ha Tinh, 2013) in a series of projects to create “a friendly space in suffocating urban areas”, BE (Bamboo & Earth) friendly space presents an open space for the community, with importance being attached to aspects of culture and art (exchanges, exhibitions, cuisines, ..). BE friendly space is, thereby,expected to undertake the mission to improve the stormy relationship between man and nature in modern times.
Image Courtesy © Doan Thanh Ha
- Architects: H&P Architects
- Project: BE friendly space
- Location: Mao Khe town, Dong Trieu district, Quang Ninh province, Vietnam
- Photography: Nguyen TienThanh, Doan Thanh Ha
- Principal Architects: Doan Thanh Ha & Tran Ngoc Phuong
- Team: Nguyen Manh Hung, Chu Kim Thinh, Nguyen Hai Hue, Nguyen Van Manh, Nguyen Van Thinh
- Bamboo & Earth construction: Nguyen Manh Hung, H&P Architects
- Materials: Bamboo, earth
- Land section area: 400m2 (20m X 20m)
- Construction area:220 m2
- Date of completion: Nov. 2016
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: Bruzkus Batek Architekten Partnerschaft
Based in the old Knorr Braking Systems factory, Friedrichshain – a protected historical site, is one of three of the online retailer Zalando’s locations in Berlin, employing around 2000 people. Bruzkus Batek architects have designed and conceptualised a multi-use “fashion hub” at the site, including a modern, fully featured canteen and terrace onto the interior courtyard.
Image Courtesy © Jens Bösenberg
Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
Article source: MoederscheimMoonen Architects
How can you make a motorway section attractive and functional for the local residents? This is the question MoederscheimMoonen Architects set to work on for the Municipality of Schiedam. They devised a unique solution for a stretch of the A4 motorway between the Dutch cities of Delft and Schiedam. The result is wonderful green park and a new sports location that will definitely appeal to the imagination. Located some six metres above the motorway, the sports fields are enclosed by one of the largest canvases in Europe. Together with Lace Fence, the architects created no less than 8,500 m² of colourful fencing that consists of over 1.6 million life-like ‘pixels’.
Image Courtesy © Ronald Tilleman and Dedots
- Architects: MoederscheimMoonen Architects
- Project: Colourful Sports Park
- Location: Schiedam, The Netherlands
- Photography: Ronald Tilleman and Dedots
- Client: Municipality of Schiedam, The Netherlands
- Architect in charge: Erik Moederscheim
- Project team: Jim de Koning, Ruud Moonen, Fernando Polo Calvo, Sander Malschaert, Christiaan Harmse
- Landscape design: BGSV Bureau voor stedenbouw en landschap
- Fence design: Dedots
- Structural engineering: CAE Nederland BV
- Installation consultancy: IV Bouw BV
- Main contractor for the building: Dura Vermeer Bouw Zuidwest BV
- Contractor for the landscape: Van Kessel Sport en Cultuurtechniek BV
- Surface area: 16,000 m²
- Finalisation of design: March 2015
- Final acceptance: September 2016
Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
Article source: MUOTO Architectes
The project is a public facility, situated on the new campus of Paris-Saclay. The building hosts a mix of activities including indoor and outdoor sports facilities, a restaurant, cafeteria, and various public spaces: a pedestrian square, street terraces, park areas for deliveries, bikes and cars. The building is organised vertically with its different activities superimposed on one another, using the roof as a panoramic playground for football and basketball games. The different areas are linked by an open staircase that allows independant accesses. The building takes the form of an urban shelf, a vertical public space, accessible to all campus visitors, day or night.
Image Courtesy © MUOTO Architectes
- Architects: MUOTO Architectes
- Project: Public condenser
- Location: Paris, France
- Client: Etablissement Public Paris Saclay (EPPS)
- Consultants: Y-Ingénierie, Bollinger & Grohmann, Alternative, Novorest
- Budget: 6.500.000 €
- Area: 4097 m² + terraces and public space
- Year: 2011 – 2016
Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
Article source: Archicentre Sdn. Bhd.
Nestled at the old industrial district of Section 13, Petaling Jaya, Glad Tidings Vision Centre (GTVC) is a visual respite from its dour surroundings. It is strategically located amidst established and flourishing neighbourhoods, which are predominantly residential.
The brief called for a revamp and upgrade of the old church facilities due to the growing congregation. The new building comprises a Multipurpose Hall, a garden chapel (for wedding, water baptism, prayer and meditation, and outdoor functions), prayer halls, prayer chapel, function rooms for meetings and seminars, and car parking facilities.
Image Courtesy © Archicentre Sdn. Bhd.
- Architects: Archicentre Sdn. Bhd.
- Project: Glad Tidings Vision Centre
- Location: Section 13, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
- Client: Pioneer Energy Sdn Bhd
- C&S Consultant: GCU Consultants Sdn Bhd
- M&E Consultant: Perunding Timur Sdn Bhd
- Quantity Surveyor: ELP Juruukur Sdn Bhd
- Landscape Architects: Aminuddin Badawi Landscape Consultant
- Main Contractor: SIAB (M) Sdn Bhd
- Design Commencement: 2008
- Construction Commencement: April 2011
- Completion: March 2013
Saturday, January 28th, 2017
Article source: Foster + Partners
The construction of a new flagship development, Varso by international real estate developer HB Reavis, comprising three buildings including an office tower designed by Foster + Partners, has commenced with completion scheduled for 2020. It presents a unique new hotspot for businesses, residents and tourists in the heart of Warsaw city centre.
Varso Tower, at 53 stories (310 metres) will be the tallest building in Poland offering generous, flexible modern office spaces. It will also feature an observation deck, which at 230 metres will make it one of the highest in Europe. From here building users, locals and tourists alike will be able to enjoy unique and spectacular views of Warsaw’s skyline and the metropolitan area. There will be also be a restaurant on levels 46 and 47 for visitors. A wide range of facilities and services including shops, restaurants and cafés will occupy the buildings’ ground levels. In addition, vibrant covered internal streets will be open to all throughout the year.
Image Courtesy © Foster + Partners