Archive for the ‘Mixed use’ Category
Saturday, June 7th, 2014
Article source: Kengo Kuma and Associates
With the growth of cities and their scale, public buildings of 20th Century were likely to be driven away to the suburbs, often as isolated concrete boxes in parking lots. We wanted to reverse this flow with Nagaoka Aore. We moved the city hall back to the center of the town and revived a real “heart of town,” which is located in a walking distance from anywhere, working along with people’s everyday life.
Image Courtesy © Erieta Attali
- Architects: Kengo Kuma and Associates
- Project: Nagaoka City Hall “Aore”
- Location: 1-4-10 Otedori, Nagaoka-shi, Niigata, Japan
- Photography: Erieta Attali
- Completed in: 2012. 3
- Program: City hall, Assembly hall, Shops and Restaurants, Bank, Roofed plaza, Garage
- Site Area: 12073.44 m2
Friday, June 6th, 2014
Article source: AZL ARCHITECTS
On the eastern edge of Yangzhou’s new development area and east of the 2500-year-old Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, Three Courtyard Community Centre stands out from the surrounding newly completed call centres, glass office blocks, and farmers’ villages. The Community centre’s programme calls for recreation, dining, and meeting spaces for the surrounding residents and employees.
Image Courtesy © Iwan Baan
- Architects: AZL ARCHITECTS
- Project: Three Courtyard Community centre
- Location: Jiangsu Province, China
- Photography: Iwan Baan
- Project Team: Zhang Lei, Shen Kaikang, Yang Hefeng
- Collaborator: Yangzhou City Planning & Design Institute
- Project Area: 1900 sqm
- Project year: 2008-2009
Thursday, June 5th, 2014
Article source: ALT architectuur
The decision by the city of Ghent to establish its department of culture in an old warehouse on the river Leie was intended as a bold statement. By situating it at this particular site, a new axis is created, that runs perpendicular to the main commercial axis in the city centre.
Image Courtesy © Thierry Lagrange
- Architects: ALT architectuur
- Project: Pakhuis Clemmen
- Location: Veldstraat 82A, 9000 Gent, Belgium
- Photography: Thierry Lagrange
- Year: 2009-2012
- Cooperation construction: studiebureauriessauwbvba
- Cooperation technics: de klerck engineering
- Contractor: Monument Vandekerckhovenv
- Cost: 2.521.630,28€
Monday, June 2nd, 2014
Article source: Toni Girones
The city council of Mataró seeks to provide a new space for the city with mixed uses, in which both public and private areas can coexist. Whereas the public areas will consist of a multipurpose space for workshops or exhibitions (3rd floor) and a cafeteria (ground floor), the private zones will be occupied by offices and work areas for the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (1st and 2nd floor).
Image Courtesy © Toni Girones
- Architects: Toni Girones
- Project: Refurbishment of the former factory of Can Miguell (1850)
- Location: Mataró, Spain
Saturday, May 31st, 2014
Article source: stpmj
By definition, an omnibus refers to a collection of stories made by a single narrator or several authors tied together by a single subject. It also pertains to a collection of objects at once. Along these lines, Omnibus City is a proposal that connects elements of downtown Salt Lake City that are already physically close, yet are experienced individually. Omnibus City strives to create a collection of experiences along three main corridors: Green, Culture (Main Street), and Retail. Acting as a catalyst of activity linking adjacent blocks to Main Street, these passageways are connected through a common design vocabulary of path, pattern, and phenomenon meant to permeate blocks 69 and 70 and guide visitors through its permutations.
Green Corridor / Children’s park, Image Courtesy © stpmj
- Architects: stpmj
- Project: OMNIBUS CITY
- Location: Saltlake City, U.S.A
- Project team: stpmj, Seung Teak Lee, Mi Jung Lim, Kyung Jae Yu, Young Whan Choi , Leah Park, Olivia Heung, Sam Weston, Suk Won Lee
- Dimension: 600′ x 1200′
- Budget: N/A
Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
Article source: Renderus
The Multifunctional building in Coldstream is design for multi-purpose cultural events and office space.
The Coldstream gallery creates a new urban space that enriches the diversity of cultural life and expresses the dynamism of an institution looking to the future.
The Coldstream gallery design promotes a multidisciplinary environment by connecting the variety of programs, establishing a collective culture research where many contributions and innovations can feed off each other.
Image Courtesy © Renderus
- Architects: Renderus
- Project: Coldstream Gallery
- Location: Coldstream, Scotland
- Work started in: 2014
- Main structure is: steel
- Height: 62m
- Total area: 6000 m²
- Number of floors: 18
- Status: Current works
- Type: Cultural, Waterfront, Office Buildings, Business Centers, Museums, Libraries.
- 3D Visualisation: Renderus.
Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
Article source: J. MAYER H. und Partner, Architekten
J. MAYER H. und Partner, Architekten has been named the winner of the invited competition for Volt Berlin, a new concept for a location for shopping and urban experience near Berlin’s Alexanderplatz. The experience cluster is a fusion concept combining a multi-brand store, various experiential offerings, events, and a hotel, and is directed towards adventurous visitors with a focus on a smart urban lifestyle.
Image Courtesy © J. MAYER H. und Partner, Architekten
- Architects: J. MAYER H. und Partner, Architekten
- Project: VOLT Berlin
- Location: Berlin, Germany
- Software used: ArchiCad and Rhino, Maya.
- Competition Team: Christoph Emenlauer, Simon Kassner, Bart van den Hoven, Mehrdad Mashaie, Mael Kang, Paul Angelier, Julien Sarale
- Client: TKN Real Estate Solutions AG in cooperationwith Jochen Schweizer Projects AG
- Fire Security Consultant: KLW Ingenieure GmbH
- Structural Engineer: Knippers Helbig GmbH
- Building Service Engineer: Transsolar Energietechnik GmbH
- CostPlanning: Jablonka Sieber Partner Architekten
- Engineering Consultant, Escalatorsand Elevators: Lüsebrink Ingenieure VBI
- Total Floor Area: approx. 29.500 m2
- Retail Space: approx. 13.000 m2
- Gastronomy: approx. 2.000 m2
- Hotel: approx. 7.500 m2
Friday, May 16th, 2014
Article source: XTU architects
A fertile market
If the world wanted to eat like the West, several planets would be needed…
Civilization will need to evolve: it must produce and consume differently !
Image Courtesy © XTU architects
- Architects: XTU architects (Anouk Legendre + Nicola Desmaziere, Studio Adeline Rispal)
- Project: FRENCH PAVILION EXPO MILANO 2015
- Location: Milan, Italy
- Software used: Rhinoceros, 3ds Max and Grasshopper
- Companies: C.M.C di Ravenna, Simonin
- Project leader: Mathias Lukacs
- Client: FranceAgriMer
- Program: Cultural installation, exhibition areas, restaurants, shops, VIP rooms.
- Competition: january 2014
- Contract: march 2014
- Building: september 2014
- Delivery: april 2014
- Building surface area: 3.532 m² shon / 3.286 m² usable
- Site’s area: 3.500 m²
- Costs: 14 m€ including taxes.
Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
Article source: Patrick Tighe Architecture
The design challenge of this project—the first all-affordable mixed-use development in West Hollywood and the first designed and completed according to the city’s new Green Building Ordinance—was to fit the desired 42 accessible units on a 13,000-square-foot site and within a 50-foot height limit. The design used minimal exterior setbacks and reversed the typical unit layout—locating the bedrooms along the interior building courtyard and the living areas on the street side—to capitalize on views and natural light.
Image Courtesy © Art Gray Photography
- Architects: Patrick Tighe Architecture
- Project: Sierra Bonita Housing
- Location: West Hollyood, California, U.S.A
- Photography: Art Gray Photography
- Engineer Structural: Gilsanz Murry Steficek
- Landscape Architect: AHBE Landscape
- Owner: West Hollywood Community Housing Corporation.
Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
Article source: Zaha Hadid Architects
The Jockey Club Innovation Tower (JCIT) is home to the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) School of Design, and the Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation. The 15-storey, 15,000 sq. m. tower accommodates more than 1,800 students and staff, with facilities for design education and innovation that include: design studios, labs and workshops, exhibition areas, multi-functional classrooms, lecture theatre and communal lounge.
Image Courtesy © Iwan Baan
- Architects: Zaha Hadid Architects
- Project: Jockey Club Innovation Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
- Location: Hong Kong, China
- Photography: Iwan Baan, Virgile Simon Bertrand, doublespace
- Date: 2007 / 2014
- Client: Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
- Project Director: Woody K.T. Yao
- Project Leader: Simon K.M. Yu
- Project Team: Hinki Kong, Jinqi Huang, Bianca Cheung, Charles Kwan, Juan Liu, Junkai Jian, Zhenjiang Guo, Uli Blum, Long Jiang, Yang Jingwen, Bessie Tam, Koren Sin, Xu Hui, Tian Zhong.
- Competition Team: Hinki Kwong, Melodie Leung, Long Jiang, Zhenjiang Guo, Yang Jingwen, Miron Mutyaba, Pavlos Xanthopoulus, Margarita Yordanova Valova.
- Local Architect: AGC Design Ltd, (Hong Kong), AD+RG (Competion Stage)
- Geotechnical / Structure / MEP / Façade Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Ltd
- Landscape: Team 73 Hong Kong Ltd
- Acoustic: Westwood Hong & Associates Ltd
- Quantity Surveyor: Rider Levett Bucknall Ltd.
- Area/Size Net Occupied Floor Area: 15,000 sqm
- Height: 78 meters
- Capacity: 1800 students & staff
- Program: School of Design and, Design Institute for Social Innovation
- General Contractor: Shui On Construction Company Ltd., Hong Kong
- Façade Contractor: YKK AP Facade Hong Kong LTD / Beijing Jangho Curtain Wall Co. Ltd.