Archive for the ‘Mixed use’ Category
Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
Article source: Smart Design Studio
Austin is the refurbishment of a rundown warehouse into a new mixed development in the heart of Surry Hills. The existing warehouse building has been given a new lease of life, reorganizing its interior with a new extended ground level commercial space, two levels of high quality residential apartments, and a lower ground floor car park. The site is located in the inner-city fringe of Surry Hills, which is characterised by warehouses and Victorian terraces houses that in recent years have housed artist’s studios, galleries and creative work spaces.
Image Courtesy © Smart Design Studio
- Architects: Smart Design Studio (William Smart)
- Project: Austin
- Location: Surry Hills, Australia
- Project team: WILLIAM SMART, GLENN O’LOUGHLIN, KIRSTIN LYNAM, ZIG PESHOS, RICHARD STOREY, TROY MELVILLE
- Completion: 2013
- Consultants: STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS BENVENUTI CONSULTING STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS PLANNER MJB URBAN PLANNING HERITAGE CITY PLAN HERITAGE
Friday, April 25th, 2014
Article source: Holst Architecture
As a centerpiece of Portland’s Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness, Bud Clark Commons (BCC) represents a new approach to providing dignified housing and comprehensive services to help those experiencing homelessness. Funded by a combination of low-income housing tax credits, urban renewal funding, and HUD stimulus dollars, the project sets a new standard by combining permanent supportive housing and temporary shelter with a community resource center.
Dusk view of Bud Clark Commons from southwest. – Photo Credit: Christian Columbres
Located at the gateway to downtown Portland near historic Union Station, BCC sits between the Pearl District, an upper-income mixed-use neighborhood, and Old Town/Chinatown, a district undergoing an unprecedented level of redevelopment. The LEED Platinum project achieves a perceivable balance between the rigorous programmatic requirements of a coalition led by the City of Portland, a progressive design approach, and sustainable building practices.
The project’s mission is to provide a continuum of services to help transition homeless individuals toward stable, permanent living arrangements. The architecture helps achieve this goal in the expression of both form and function: a walk-in day center with public courtyard and access to services; a 90-bed temporary shelter; and a separate and secure entrance to 130 efficient, furnished studio apartments for homeless men or women seeking permanent housing with support services.
- Architects: Holst Architecture
- Project: Bud Clark Commons
- Location: Portland, Orego
- Photography: SkyShots, Sally Schoolmaster, PAE Consulting Engineers and Holst Architecture
- Project Owner: Home Forward
- Project Completion Date: June, 2011
- Project Category: New Construction
- Project Site: Brownfield Site
- Project Site Context/Setting: Urban
- Building or Project Gross Floor Area: 106,000 square feet
- Other Building Description: New
- Hours of Operation: 24/7
- Total project cost at time of completion, land excluded: $28,750,000.00
Thursday, April 24th, 2014
Article source: SERA Architects Inc.
The Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt (EGWW) Federal Building Project modernized an existing 18-story, 512,474-square-foot office tower located in downtown Portland. Completed in 1974, the building’s MEP systems were worn out and out-dated. The project goals included upgrading building systems, updating work environments and improving accessibility, while also meeting the energy and water conservation requirements of the Energy Independence & Security Act (EISA), complying with federal standards for blast resistance, and providing new code compliant egress stairs, entries and rest rooms. The project has transformed the building into a modern, healthy workplace for 16 federal agencies, and was completed within 39 months.
Originally planned as an occupied remodel, the project was restarted in 2009 by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA). At that time, cost benefit analyses demonstrated that a strategy of vacating the building during construction provided the best value to the GSA.
EGWW is a model project for GSA nationwide, both as a premier federal office space and as an energy efficient renovation project. This LEED Platinum certified project is projected to exceed the performance requirements of the ARRA and is on track to become one of the highest performance federal buildings in the GSA’s portfolio.
EGWW is a model project for GSA nationwide, both as a premier federal office space and as an energy efficient renovation project, Photo Credit: Nic Lehoux
- Architects: SERA Architects Inc. (Cutler Anderson Architects)
- Project: Edith Green Wendell Wyatt Federal Building Modernization
- Location: Portland, Oregon
- Photography: Nic Lehoux and SERA
- Project Completion Date: May, 2013
- Project Category: Adaptive Reuse
- Project Site: Previously Developed Land
- Project Type: Office – 100,001 or greater
- Project Site Context/Setting: Urban
- Building or Project Gross Floor Area: 512,474 square feet
- Hours of Operation: 8 am – 5 pm
- Total project cost at time of completion, land excluded: $141,500,000.00
- Contracting Officer: Patrick Brunner
- Principal in Charge: Don Eggleston
- Design Excellence Architect: James Cutler
- Project Manager: Paul Witherspoon, Stuart Colby, Jennifer Taylor and Pat Munter
- Structural Engineer: Nathan Infraffea and Erik Kabusreiter
- Project Architect: James Riley
Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
Article source: Collectief Noord Architecten
Three pavillions and a house give shape to an urban garden in the city centre. Each pavillion is similar to the other, but differ like brothers do. Concrete garden blocks in the facade sustain the expression of a garden folly and remind us of the attempts of Wright and Sullivan to democratize ornament. On top of each pavillion there is a roof pavillion: a garden in a garden in the city.
Image Courtesy © Filip Dujardin
- Architects: Collectief Noord Architecten
- Project: Mixed Use Infill 3 Houses and an Office
- Location: Antwerp, Belgium
- Photography: Filip Dujardin, Liesbet Goetschalckx, Collectief Noord Architecten
- Completion: august 2011
- Design team: Erik Wieërs, Dirk Somers, Sarah Poot, Peter Wils, Christopher Paesbrugghe, Elke Hoendervangers
- Project cost: 1.200.000 excl. VAT
- Structural Engineering: Util Struktuurstudies
- Landscape: Land Landschapsarchitecten
Sunday, March 30th, 2014
Article source: Foster + Partners
Final building at More London achieves BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ rating.
Foster + Partners has completed the first office building in England to achieve the BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ accreditation. 7 More London Riverside is the final and largest building within the More London masterplan, developed by More London Development, and provides a new 10-storey, sustainable headquarters for Price water house Coopers LLP.
Image Courtesy © Nigel Young_Foster + Partners
- Architects: Foster + Partners
- Project: More London Plot 7
- Location: London, United Kingdom
- Photography: Nigel Young_Foster + Partners
- Client: More London Developments
- Area: 535,000 ft2
- Site Area: 80,000 ft2
- Capacity: 4000 Occupants
- Storeys: 11
- Foster + Partners team: Norman Foster, David Nelson, Spencer de Grey, Mike Jelliffe, Rob Hall, David Rosenberg, John McCulley, Brandon Buck, Upesh Dhanji, Francesca Venturoni, Puikie Wu, Alessandro Baccari, Paul Smith, Susanne Bauer
- Structural Engineers: Arup
- Services: Grontmij
- Landscape Architect: Robert Townshend
Saturday, March 29th, 2014
Article source: Eriksen Skajaa Architects
Bergen International Festival is a music and cultural festival to be held in Bergen in late May and early June each year. The festival is the largest of its kind and contains a wide range of events in music, theater, dance and visual arts at the national and international level. Concerts are held in the Grieg Hall and Haakon’s Hall, in the four composer homes on Siljustøl, Trolhaugen, Lysøen and Valestrandsfossen as well as in a number of city churches, streets and squares. The first festival was held in 1953.
Image Courtesy © Rasmus Norlander
- Architects: Eriksen Skajaa Architects
- Project: Bergen International Festival
- Location: Vaskerelvsmauet 6, Bergen, Norway
- Photography: Rasmus Norlander
- Software used: Vectorworks 2012
- Project team: Arild Eriksen, Joakim Skajaa, Julia With
- Size: 450m2
- Year: 2013
- Client: Bergen International Festival / Gjølanger Bruk
- Illustrations: Eriksen Skajaa Architects
Saturday, March 29th, 2014
Article source: Chase Communications
In a joint venture, TMG Partners, one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s largest mixed-use property developers, and Northwood Investors LLC, a leading privately-held global real estate investment firm, announced today the selection of Foster + Partners and Heller Manus Architects as architects for the approximately two million square foot mixed-use development in San Francisco.
Image Courtesy © TMG Partners & Foster+Partners
Thursday, March 27th, 2014
Article source: +ADD
FiftyThree is a space to create – a combination between work space, library, home and a forest. Honest materials and understated confidence. Under this creed – that we never lost sight of – we created a space that involved a very honest and open layout that promoted teamwork and collaboration.
Image Courtesy © Matthew Williams
- Architects: +ADD (Laura Gonzalez Fierro )
- Project: FIFTYTHREE, INC.
- Location: 60 Hudson Street Suite 1810, NEW YORK 10013
- Photography: Matthew Williams
- Software used: Autocad 2013, 3D Max, Rhino, Illustrator and Photoshop
- Collaborator: Carolina Rivera
- Structural Engineer: Anthony Gennaro P.E.
- General Contactor: Northern Bay Contractors, Inc
- Project Year: 2014
- Area: 6,600 sq ft
Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
Article source: Spark Architects
SPARK wins the mixed-use category at the 24th annual Architectural Review MIPIM Future Project Awards 2014, which were conferred on 12 March in Cannes. The Vanke Jiugong project (Beijing) has been recognised for its intricate mixing of retail, leisure, entertainment, and office programmes, and for the strong urban connections and experiences it proposes through its inversion of the shopping mall typology.
Image Courtesy © Spark Architects
- Architects: Spark Architects
- Project: VANKE JIUGONG MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT
- Location: Beijing, China
- Total GFA (sqm): 127,000sqm
- Project Director: Jan Felix Clostermann
- Team: Eldine Heep, Yang Hefeng, Lukas Maehr, Ben de Lange, Christian Taeubert, Phi Lu,Sua Song, Jimi Cheng, Wu Jianyun, Emer Loraine, Jacky Chang, Sebastian Loaiza
- Client: Vanke
Thursday, March 13th, 2014
Article source: Elías Rizo Arquitectos
Located in a commercial area to the west of the city of Guadalajara, the project developed from the idea of creating a building with a removable metal frame capable of holding a machine with artificial waves for surfing, complemented by an architectural program consisting of bathroom dressing rooms, restaurant and administration which orbit around the main attraction.
Image Courtesy © Marcos García
- Architects: Elías Rizo Arquitectos
- Project: PUNTO SURF
- Location: Jalisco, México
- Photography: Marcos García
- Collaborators: Jenny Mora, Paola Hernández, Alma Osnaya, Jenny Camarena, Gabriela Chávez, Roberto Contreras, Rigo González, Andrea Zúñiga, Daniela Valdez, Maripily Roel, Diana Reséndiz, Rodrigo Ortega.
- Constructor: Ing. César Cervantes López
- Iluminación: Construlita
- Year finshed: 2013
- Project area: 1216 m2