Archive for the ‘Mixed use’ Category
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
Thursday, March 13th, 2014
Article source: SOU FUJIMOTO ARCHITECTS
The multidisciplinary team includes Sou Fujimoto Architects, Nicolas Laisné Associés, Manal Rachdi Oxo Architects, engineer André Verdier, environmental engineering agency Franck Boutté Consultants, landscaping team Bassinet Turquin, designer Lumière Studio, and inspection firm Socotec and Casso et Associés. It was picked to design the 10,000 m² mixed-use tower to accommodate a housing programme, restaurant, art gallery, panoramic bar and offices.
Image Courtesy © SOU FUJIMOTO ARCHITECTS + NICOLAS LAISNE ASSOCIES + MANAL RACHDI OXO ARCHITECTS
- Architects: SOU FUJIMOTO ARCHITECTS
- Project: L’Arbre Blanc (The White Tree)
- Location: Montpellier, France
- Photography: SOU FUJIMOTO ARCHITECTS, NICOLAS LAISNE ASSOCIES and MANAL RACHDI OXO ARCHITECTS
- TYPE: Closed competition
- ARCHITECT TEAMS: SOU FUJIMOTO ARCHITECTS + NICOLAS LAISNE ASSOCIES + MANAL RACHDI OXO ARCHITECTS
- DEVELOPMENT: PROMEO PATRIMOINE: Gilbert Ganivenq, Cyrill Meynadier, EVOLIS PROMOTION: Francis Lamazère, Alain Gillet
- SURFACE AREA: 10,225 m2
- STATUS: Winner
- STRUCTURAL ENGINEER: ANDRE VERDIER (Montpellier, France)
- DESIGN AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING: FRANK BOUTTÉ CONSULTANTS (Paris, France)
- LANDSCAPING: BASSINET TURQUIN PAYSAGE (Paris, France)
- LIGHTING DESIGNER: ODILE SOUDANT (Paris, France)
- INSPECTIONS: SOCOTEC (Montpellier, France), CASSO & ASSOCIES (Paris, France)
- PERSPECTIVE: RSI studio, Manal Rachdi Oxo architectes. Nicolas Laisné associés.
Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
Article source: MVRDV
Collection Building is an art depot open to the public. A public route zigzags through the building, from the lobby on the ground floor where a café can be found up to an exhibition space, sculpture garden and restaurant on the roof. On the way up the route passes along and through art depots and restoration workshops. In depots visible from the route, the exhibition can be changed on a daily basis by simply moving storage racks so each visit to the building can offer a unique experience. On three floors the route passes through exhibition spaces which will be programmed by Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
Image Courtesy © MVRDV – Antonio Coco
- Architects: MVRDV
- Project: PUBLIC ART DEPOT MBVB
- Location: Rotterdam, Netherlands
- Photography: MVRDV – Antonio Coco
- Year: 2013
- Client: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, De Verre Bergen Foundation, the City of Rotterdam
- Program: 15.000m2 art depot with restoration facilities, exhibition spaces, offices, logistics, bar, restaurant, sculpture garden and private collectors facilities.
- Budget: 50 million Euro
- Design Team: Winy Maas, Jacob van Rijs, Nathalie de Vries with Fokke Moerel and Sanne van der Burgh, Marta Pozo Gil, Gerard Heerink, Elien Deceuninck, Saimon Gomez Idiakez, Nacho Velasco, Jason Slabbynck, Mariya Gyaurova.
- Sustainability: BREEAM Excellent (goal)
- Structure: PietersBouwtechniek
- Cost engineering: IGG Consultants
- Installations: DGMR Consultants
- Legal Project: Richard Jan Roks, Kennedy Van Der Laan, Amsterdam, with Jan Knikker, Fokke Moerel
Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
Article source: HASSELL
A cloud-like structure suspended above a floating bar and open-kitchen restaurant on the banks of Melbourne’s Yarra River will form the spectacular centrepiece of the 2014 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival presented by Bank of Melbourne when it opens to the public today.
Image Courtesy © HASSELL
- Architects: HASSELL
- Project: The Immersery
- Location: Melbourne, Australia
Thursday, March 6th, 2014
Article source: Andersson-Wise Architects
Austin’s W Hotel and Residences complex is a new centerpiece for the city, occupying a prime location in the skyline framing Austin City Hall and Lady Bird Lake. Andersson-Wise Architects, of Austin, designed the building to make the most of the city’s natural environment, capturing prevailing breezes and controlling the intense sunlight to create a protectedyet open experience.
Image Courtesy © Andrew Pogue
- Architects: Andersson-Wise Architects
- Project: W AUSTIN HOTEL + RESIDENCES with AUSTIN CITY LIMITS LIVE AT THE MOODY THEATER
- Location: Austin, Texas, U.S.A
- Photography: Andrew Pogue, Art Gray, Jonathan Jackson, Tom McConnell
- Software used: Vectorworks.
- Design Team: Arthur Andersson, Chris Wise, Catherine Craig, Leland Ulmer, Christopher Sanders, Laura McQuary, Robin Bagley Logan
- Architect of record: BOKA Powell – Dallas, TX Emily Hoffman
- General contractor: Austin Building Company – Austin, TX, Kasey Delz
- Other key contractors: Custom Sheet Metal: A. Zahner & Co., Curtain Wall + Glazing: Wincon Millwork: AMI
- Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti
- Mep engineer: JJA, Inc.
- Landscape architect: Talley Associates – Dallas, TX
- Lighting consultant: Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design
- Sustainable design: Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems
- Theater consultant: Theatre Consultants Collaborative
- Venue interiors: Rios Clementi Hale Studios
- Square footage: 1 million square feet
- Site acreage: 1.8 acres
- Building materials: cement composite panels (Swiss Pearl), aluminum + glass curtain wall system, metal plate wall panels
- LEED rating: SILVER
- Sustainable features: urban site, orientation to sun and prevailing breezes, utilizes City of, Austin chilled water system, high recycled content materials, low VOC, materials, high-performance glazing.
- Floors: 37 story tower, 10 floors hotel, 21 floors residences, 3 floors podium 4 floors mechanical