Archive for the ‘Mixed use’ Category
Saturday, April 11th, 2015
Article source: Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos
The urban renewal triggered by the first phase of the Antara mixed-use development (2006) was one of the single most significant actions in the north-west of Mexico City. It elicited a new urban order that completely changed the profile of the area, increasing the real estate value, promoting densification and attracting capital investment. Maintaining this same outlook, Antara proceeded to develop the second phase of its master plan, divided into two stages: (1) Antara Corporate Building I and (2) Antara Corporate Building II. These adjacent buildings are located on the north-western side of the complex.
Image Courtesy © Paul Rivera
- Architects: Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos
- Project: Antara I Corporate Building
- Location: Mexico City, Mexico
- Photography: Paul Rivera
- President: Javier Sordo Madaleno Bringas
- Architecture Leader: Javier Sordo Madaleno de Haro
- Project Leader: Jorge Isaías Guerrero
- Construction Area:
- Fase 2.1: 85,780 m2,
- Fase 2.2: 72,000 m2
Saturday, April 4th, 2015
Article source: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP)
RSHP unveils plans for mixed-use development in central Bogotá
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) has unveiled plans for ATRIO, a major mixed-use commercial development in central Bogotá comprising two towers connected by a large, open public space at ground level.
Image Courtesy © Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP)
Thursday, April 2nd, 2015
Article source: SPEECH
The bulk of the future building was assigned by the size of the emptied site and the marks of the neighbouring buildings: 135×76 m, with the height of 68 m. The question was not so much about forming an original architectural image, as about development of the complex planning corresponding with world-wide criteria, which pretend to the class “A”, and an original façade solution, harmoniously grouping with “Mirax-Plaza” and at the same time emphasizing the independence of the new object.
Image Courtesy © SPEECH
- Architects: SPEECH
- Project: Multifunctional complex with apartments
- Location: 32/2, Kutuzovsky prospect, Moscow, Russia
- Authors: Sergei Tchoban, Sergey Kuznetsov
- Chief architects: Nikolay Gordyushin, Igor Chlenov
- Chief engineer: S.Serdyukov
- Architects Team: E.Murinets, T.Varyukhina, M.Digilyova, T.Logunova, E.Lyashkov
- Client: CC«International Development Center» (more…)
Thursday, March 26th, 2015
Article source: AMB arkitekter
Fornebu S is the latest contribution to Fornebulandet, a peninsula alongside Oslofjord, currently in the process of urban renewal. The centre’s strategic siting gives residents of Snarøya and Fornebu access to a much needed shopping precinct and meeting place. The main square provides an active connection to the centre and an important node for the orientation and gathering of people in the area. The square consists of restaurants, cafes and a cultural arena to magnify the bustling life of the area both during and after closing times.
Image Courtesy © AMB arkitekter
- Architects: AMB arkitekter
- Project: Fornebu S
- Location: Norway
- Software used: ArchiCAD
- BREEAM Awards Winner 2015 in two categories
Saturday, March 21st, 2015
Article source: Bauporte Design Entrances BV
Watermark Place is a mixed-use commercial development located on the north bank of the River Thames in London, UK.
Image Courtesy © Bauporte Design Entrances BV
- Architects: Bauporte Design Entrances BV , Fletcher Priest Architects
- Project: WATERMARK PLACE
- Location: LONDON, UK
- Client: CORE
- Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine
- Entrance: Circular Full Vision Revolving Doors; model CFV 2800AY
Friday, March 20th, 2015
Article source: L’EAU design Co., Ltd.
Self-mapping through topological setting
Songchu plantation does not have an unsure master plane yet except a worthwhile purpose. This land has to be prepared to be used for multi-purpose accordingly. In other words, it needs architectural structures that organize self-mapping through topological setting rather than a development that constructs a large building to be used for the only planned purpose.
Image Courtesy © Park Wan-soon
- Architects: L’EAU design Co., Ltd. , Kim Dong-jin (Hongik University)
- Project: Song-chu Bending Band
- Location: 419, Uldae-ri, Jangheung myeon, Yangju, Gyeonggi, Korea
- Photography: Park Wan-soon
- Design team: Lee Sang-hak , Park Ju-eun, Kim Tea-yeon, Baek So-won
- Client: Song-chu farm land Co., Ltd.
- Structure Engineer: SDM Structural Engineering
- Site area: 8116㎡ (more…)
Thursday, March 19th, 2015
Article source: Anne DEMIANS
Nancy, A Modern City for Over Three Centuries
Throughout the various periods of its urban development, Nancy’s vision always preceded its architectural commissions. The city suburbs were initially attributed to the original castle town, and in the eighteenth century, a message of unity was asserted at the annexation of Lorraine to the Kingdom of France. And this was an opportunity to highlight the ducal power around an exceptional architecture (classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site). At the beginning of the twentieth century, the architecture in Nancy successfully integrated the richness of the École de Nancy in its constructions, just as it was able to promote new ideas on building and construction in the footsteps of the architect and designer Jean Prouvé, who was also mayor of Nancy after the Liberation. This identity and legacy continues today with the reconquest of the riverbanks of the Meurthe: the city of the twenty-first century.
Image Courtesy © Jean-Pierre Porcher et AAD
- Architects: Anne DEMIANS
- Project: A mixed use building
- Location: Avenue du XXème Corps, Quai Sainte Catherine, Nancy
- Photography: Jean-Pierre Porcher et AAD
- Contractor / Contracting Authority: CIRMAD
- Team: Philippe MONJARET, Project Director, Typhaine BLANCHET, Project Manager
- BET TCE: Pertuy Construction
- BET Facade: VP Green
- Perspective: Typhaine BLANCHET
- Surface Area: 10 200 m2 SHON.
- Project: BBC – 20, HeE
- Cost: 15 000 000 € HT
Saturday, March 14th, 2015
Article source: Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture
An innovative housing project with a focus on social sustainability, which is in the first phase of the new urban development, project H +, in Helsingborg. We won the project together with Riksbyggen in a land use competition. The winning proposal has aims to create an environment of diversity, innovation, and sustainability. Placed on the plot is a residential building, with several commercial premises on the ground floor, a lush courtyard and living environment. The building is designed to meet the passive house standard. The proposal is designed with brick facades, a natural and sustainable materials, sourced locally. The color and bricklaying are varied for each stairwell length, which provides a variation in expression.
Image Courtesy © Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture
- Architects: Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture
- Project: Oceanhamnen
- Location: Helsingborg, Sweden
- Team: Joakim Kaminsky, Edouard Boisse, Raluca Constantinescu, Jake Woods
- Client: City of Helsingborg
- Sustainable: Wind energy, Solarcells, Green roofs, urban farming, passive house technology
- Programme: Housing + mixed use in streetlevel ca 2760 sqm
- Status: Land-use competition
Saturday, March 7th, 2015
Article source: MVRDV
The City of Paris has given the green light to MVRDV’s ambitious plan for the restructuring of the mixed-use urban block Vandamme Nord at Gaîté-Montparnasse in the 14th arrondissement of Paris. The large building complex, built in the 1970s, comprises a shopping centre, offices, a public library, a hotel and an underground car park, all of which will be retrofitted so as to reintroduce the human scale to an urban environment largely characterized by wide boulevards and monolithic structures. In addition to the face-lift provided by a new facade, the accessibility and programmatic identity of each of these programs will be improved through a total internal reorganisation of the complex. The building’s restructuring also foresees extending the existing commercial spaces, creating new office space, a new kindergarten, an expanded library, a conference centre, as well as a number of social housing units.
Each programmatic component in the building gets its own distinct facade, Image Courtesy © MVRDV
- Architects: MVRDV
- Project: City of Paris approves MVRDV’s restructuring of 1970s superblock in Montparnasse
- Location: Montparnasse, Paris, France
Saturday, March 7th, 2015
Article source: Marks Barfield Architects
Marks Barfield Architect’s Gateway Pavilions are the first completed project in Knight Dragon’s ambitious and evolving vision for the Greenwich Peninsula. They mark a statement of intent, signalling the quality and character of the place they intend the Peninsula to become.
Image Courtesy © Marks Barfield Architects