Archive for the ‘Mixed use’ Category
Sunday, June 11th, 2017
Article source: LGA Architectural Partners
LGA Architectural Partners (LGA) has created Eva’s Phoenix, a neighbourhood within a building. Eva’s offers safe and inclusive long-term shelter, education and skills training to marginalized youth aged 16-24 in transition from homelessness to independent living. Within two, heritage-designated warehouses leased from the City of Toronto, the architectural team created a central, interior community faced by ten clean-lined and contemporary townhouses that are awash in natural light from a ceiling of new skylights, whilst securely enclosed by the original brick walls. For up to one year, each of the 50 residents enjoys his or her own bedroom, within a “house” comprised of a communal living and kitchen space and two bathrooms with up to four others. These houses face onto an internal street – which serves as a gathering place for the Eva’s community. The layering of spaces builds comfort by giving the youth the choice to decide their own level of integration.
Image Courtesy © Ben Rahn / A-Frame
- Architects: LGA Architectural Partners (Dean Goodman, Janna Levitt)
- Project: Eva’s Phoenix
- Location: Toronto, Canada
- Photography: Ben Rahn / A-Frame
- Partners-in-Charge: Drew Adams, Ian Huff, Jeanne Ng, Christie Pearson, Babak Taghikhani, Alex Tedesco
- Structural Engineer: Blackwell Structural Engineers
- Mechanical and Electrical Engineering: Lam & Associates Mechanical / Electrical Engineers
- Civil Engineering: Fabian Papa and Partners
- Landscape Architect: Scott Torrance Landscape Architect
- Heritage Consulting: E.R.A.
Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
Article source: OpenScope Studio
The Yard is an early activation project at future site of a large mixed-use development project for the San Francisco Giants. Outdoor spaces provide venues for activities ranging from a beer garden to movie nights and yoga, while the repurposed shipping containers hold a range of vendors including local retailers and foodservice providers.
Image Courtesy © OpenScope Studio
- Architects: OpenScope Studio
- Project: The Yard at Mission Rock
- Location: AT&T Park Lot A San Francisco, California, USA
- Project Size: 18,000 GSF
- Software used: Autodesk Revit
Friday, June 2nd, 2017
Article source: OMA
A historically significant stadium due to its distinctive design, with the oval stands positioned close to the pitch so audience and players are in intimate proximity, De Kuip is known for its unique and intense atmosphere. Built 80 years ago, the current stadium of Rotterdam-based football club Feyenoord no longer fulfills modern demands. To facilitate the football club’s expanding ambitions both in the national and European football leagues, multiple plans for a new and renovated stadium have been made and presented over the past decade, none of which received final approval. In 2016, Operatie NL, OMA and Feyenoord proposed a different approach: the construction of a new stadium combined with the development of the surrounding neighborhood.
Image Courtesy © OMA
- Architects: OMA
- Project: Feyenoord City
- Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
- Clients: Stadion Feijenoord NV, Feyenoord Rotterdam NV
- Associates-in-charge: Kees van Casteren, Paolo Caracini
- Team: Andrea Tabocchini, Edmond Lakatos, Emma Lubbers, MacAuley Brown, Max Scherer, Rina Kang, Roza Matveeva, Shinji Takagi, Tanner Merkeley, imur Shabaev, Thomas Brown
Friday, June 2nd, 2017
Article source: ORANGE architects bv
KCAP Architects&Planners and ORANGE Architects win the first prize in the urban and architectural competition for the most western tip of Vasilievsky Island in St. Petersburg. With its important role in the historical outreach of St. Petersburg towards the West, Vasiliesvky Island will become the most prominent manifestation of the city of St. Petersburg on the Gulf of Finland. With the urban plan, the 15 ha site will become a new part of the city with a diverse mix of urban functions facilitating and interconnecting the surrounding areas. It will become a new face of St. Petersburg as entrance of the city from the water.
Image Courtesy © ORANGE architects bv and KCAP
Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
Article source: PARKA – Architecture & Design
On June 7th, Saint-Apollinaire Multifunctional Centre, designed by Parka – Architecture & Design, welcomed its first visitors. Flexible spaces were built to suit a range of cultural, recreational and sports activities. The construction includes a double gymnasium with changing rooms, four multi-purpose rooms and a fully-equipped space for cooking classes. A simple and effective organization provides an interior space that is flexible enough to accommodate a wide range of activities.
Image Courtesy © PARKA – Architecture & Design
Friday, May 26th, 2017
Article source: Mecanoo architecten
Surrounded by residential towers and infrastructure, the site for the Bao’an Public Culture and Art Center presents several challenges. Mecanoo reinterpreted these challenges as opportunities, capitalising on the proximity of the new cultural facility to the adjacent Bao’an Central Metro Station and the Binhai School.
Image Courtesy © Mecanoo architecten
- Architects: Mecanoo architecten
- Project: Bao’an Public Culture and Art Center
- Location: Xinhu Road and Chuangye Road, Bao’an District, Shenzhen, China
- Client: Urban Planning, Land & Resources Commission of Shenzhen Municipality, Bao’an Administration
- Programme: Culture and Art Center (49,830m² above ground, 34,290m² underground), including 21,015m² Museum, 16,070 m² Art Gallery, 17,450m² Gallery, 3,170m² sports field, and 23,490m² service area with auditorium, restaurant, art bookstore, meeting room and underground parking
- Size: 84,120m2
- Project Design: 2016
Friday, May 26th, 2017
Article source: Jestico + Whiles
Jestico + Whiles’ scheme for a creative student arts hub and community theatre, in the former Southwark Town Hall, regenerates the site as a mixed-use arts based building, including the new Theatre Peckham and accommodation for Goldsmiths College students.
Image Courtesy © Jestico + Whiles
- Architects: Jestico + Whiles
- Project: Southwark Town Hall + Theatre Peckham
- Location: London, England
Thursday, May 25th, 2017
Article source: Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos
This mixed-use project for offices and a hotel is located in the heart of the city of Guadalajara. Its formal, emphatic, and unified volumetrics express its iconic nature.
The formal concept arises from the mixed-use character it will acquire, consisting of four stacked geometric volumes. Two of these are slightly offset, and exactly aligned on the rear face. These gestures of displacement are designed to interrupt the robustness of the building and express an elegant sense of movement. The lowest volume houses the hotel, and the three volumes above it are allocated to office use by three different corporations, each occupying one volume in its entirety.
Image Courtesy © Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos, photo by Rafael Gamo
- Architects: Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos
- Project: Américas 1500
- Location: Guadalajara, Mexico
- Photography: Rafael Gamo
- President: Javier Sordo Madaleno
- Architecture Leader: Javier Sordo Madaleno de Haro
- Project Leader: Boris Pena
- Project Manager: Andrés Harfuch
- Production Manager: Cándido Hernández
- Design Team: Juan Marin de la Plaza, Miguel Baranda, Abraham Gracía, Luis A. Cabello
Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
Article source: MasilWIDE
What shape of life can an architect suggest to people in a new town in which apartment complexes will be built? The location is the community living area in Gimpo Newtown. The building will be used for a neighbor hospital and other businesses, and we had an expectation that this building would be an open-space in such dense region.
Image Courtesy © kyung Roh
- Architects: Wise Architecture
- Project: Kimsclinic
- Location: 139-33, Gimpohangang 11-ro, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
- Photography: kyung Roh
- Structure: R.C
- Finishing: Staining exposed concrete
- Building scope: B1F / 7F
- Site Area: 605§³
- Building area: 317.25§³
- Gross floor Area: 2,581.16§³
- Height: 30.80m