Archive for the ‘Mixed use’ Category
Friday, February 3rd, 2017
Article source: Studioninedots
The tender for the end building on Stationsplein (Station square) in Delft was won by Smit’s Bouwbedrijf BV|Vink Bouw Nieuwkoop BV. Studioninedots was responsible for the architecture.
Centrally located in Nieuw Delft, this lively place creates space for meeting, knowledge exchange and innovation: the DNA of Delft. The strength of this robust complex called ‘Antoni’ lies in the physical connection of the dynamic surroundings with an urban, mixed-use function that incorporates exhibition and meeting spaces, a hotel with restaurant, workspaces, retail and apartments. Integrated underneath the building will be a new public parking facility for 2.400 bicycles.
The construction agreement between the development group and the municipal developer Ontwikkelingsbedrijf Spoorzone Delft was signed on 21 December 2016.
Image Courtesy © Studioninedots|WAX architectural visualisation
- Architects: Studioninedots
- Project: THE ANTONI BUILDING
- Location: Stationsplein, Delft, Netherlands
- Photography: Studioninedots|WAX architectural visualisation
- Client: Municipality of Delft, Ontwikkelingsbedrijf Spoorzone Delft
- Design team: Albert Herder, Vincent van der Klei, Arie van der Neut, Metin van Zijl
- Project team: Jurjen van der Horst, Stefan Dannel, Wouter Hermanns, Gerty Daniëls
- Team: Smit’s Bouwbedrijf BV | Vink Bouw Nieuwkoop BV | Amory+Jurriëns | Studioninedots
- Consultants: Born2Brand | Pieters Bouwtechniek | NIBE | Hiensch Engineering
- Plot: 2.000 m2
- Size: 12,500m2 (GFA)
- EPC: 0 (apartments), 0,49 (overall)
- GPR: 8,3
- Design-completion: 2016 – 2019
- Status: Winning tender, in progress
Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
Article source: Bruzkus Batek Architekten Partnerschaft
Based in the old Knorr Braking Systems factory, Friedrichshain – a protected historical site, is one of three of the online retailer Zalando’s locations in Berlin, employing around 2000 people. Bruzkus Batek architects have designed and conceptualised a multi-use “fashion hub” at the site, including a modern, fully featured canteen and terrace onto the interior courtyard.
Image Courtesy © Jens Bösenberg
Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
Article source: MoederscheimMoonen Architects
How can you make a motorway section attractive and functional for the local residents? This is the question MoederscheimMoonen Architects set to work on for the Municipality of Schiedam. They devised a unique solution for a stretch of the A4 motorway between the Dutch cities of Delft and Schiedam. The result is wonderful green park and a new sports location that will definitely appeal to the imagination. Located some six metres above the motorway, the sports fields are enclosed by one of the largest canvases in Europe. Together with Lace Fence, the architects created no less than 8,500 m² of colourful fencing that consists of over 1.6 million life-like ‘pixels’.
Image Courtesy © Ronald Tilleman and Dedots
- Architects: MoederscheimMoonen Architects
- Project: Colourful Sports Park
- Location: Schiedam, The Netherlands
- Photography: Ronald Tilleman and Dedots
- Client: Municipality of Schiedam, The Netherlands
- Architect in charge: Erik Moederscheim
- Project team: Jim de Koning, Ruud Moonen, Fernando Polo Calvo, Sander Malschaert, Christiaan Harmse
- Landscape design: BGSV Bureau voor stedenbouw en landschap
- Fence design: Dedots
- Structural engineering: CAE Nederland BV
- Installation consultancy: IV Bouw BV
- Main contractor for the building: Dura Vermeer Bouw Zuidwest BV
- Contractor for the landscape: Van Kessel Sport en Cultuurtechniek BV
- Surface area: 16,000 m²
- Finalisation of design: March 2015
- Final acceptance: September 2016
Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
Article source: MUOTO Architectes
The project is a public facility, situated on the new campus of Paris-Saclay. The building hosts a mix of activities including indoor and outdoor sports facilities, a restaurant, cafeteria, and various public spaces: a pedestrian square, street terraces, park areas for deliveries, bikes and cars. The building is organised vertically with its different activities superimposed on one another, using the roof as a panoramic playground for football and basketball games. The different areas are linked by an open staircase that allows independant accesses. The building takes the form of an urban shelf, a vertical public space, accessible to all campus visitors, day or night.
Image Courtesy © MUOTO Architectes
- Architects: MUOTO Architectes
- Project: Public condenser
- Location: Paris, France
- Client: Etablissement Public Paris Saclay (EPPS)
- Consultants: Y-Ingénierie, Bollinger & Grohmann, Alternative, Novorest
- Budget: 6.500.000 €
- Area: 4097 m² + terraces and public space
- Year: 2011 – 2016
Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
Article source: Archicentre Sdn. Bhd.
Nestled at the old industrial district of Section 13, Petaling Jaya, Glad Tidings Vision Centre (GTVC) is a visual respite from its dour surroundings. It is strategically located amidst established and flourishing neighbourhoods, which are predominantly residential.
The brief called for a revamp and upgrade of the old church facilities due to the growing congregation. The new building comprises a Multipurpose Hall, a garden chapel (for wedding, water baptism, prayer and meditation, and outdoor functions), prayer halls, prayer chapel, function rooms for meetings and seminars, and car parking facilities.
Image Courtesy © Archicentre Sdn. Bhd.
- Architects: Archicentre Sdn. Bhd.
- Project: Glad Tidings Vision Centre
- Location: Section 13, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
- Client: Pioneer Energy Sdn Bhd
- C&S Consultant: GCU Consultants Sdn Bhd
- M&E Consultant: Perunding Timur Sdn Bhd
- Quantity Surveyor: ELP Juruukur Sdn Bhd
- Landscape Architects: Aminuddin Badawi Landscape Consultant
- Main Contractor: SIAB (M) Sdn Bhd
- Design Commencement: 2008
- Construction Commencement: April 2011
- Completion: March 2013
Saturday, January 28th, 2017
Article source: Foster + Partners
The construction of a new flagship development, Varso by international real estate developer HB Reavis, comprising three buildings including an office tower designed by Foster + Partners, has commenced with completion scheduled for 2020. It presents a unique new hotspot for businesses, residents and tourists in the heart of Warsaw city centre.
Varso Tower, at 53 stories (310 metres) will be the tallest building in Poland offering generous, flexible modern office spaces. It will also feature an observation deck, which at 230 metres will make it one of the highest in Europe. From here building users, locals and tourists alike will be able to enjoy unique and spectacular views of Warsaw’s skyline and the metropolitan area. There will be also be a restaurant on levels 46 and 47 for visitors. A wide range of facilities and services including shops, restaurants and cafés will occupy the buildings’ ground levels. In addition, vibrant covered internal streets will be open to all throughout the year.
Image Courtesy © Foster + Partners
Friday, January 27th, 2017
Article source: MANDAWORKS
The team of MANDAWORKS and SCHAUMAN & NORDGREN ARCHITECTS are now officially announced winners of the open international competition organized by the city of Tampere for the Hiedanranta city district in Tampere, Finland. The Jury awarded the proposal, ’Hiedanranta Innovation Bay’ with a shared first prize.
The Innovation Spine and its public life. Mandaworks and Schauman & Nordgren Architects, Image Courtesy © Mandaworks + Schauman & Nordgren Architects
- Architects: Mandaworks + Schauman & Nordgren Architects
- Project: Hiedanranta Innovation bay
- Location: Tampere, Finland
- Client: City of Tampere
- Collaborators: Traffic consultant Jouni Lehtomaa
- Assignment: Urban Design and City Planning
- Size: 1.500.000 m2 bilt area, 246 Hectares land-area
Friday, January 27th, 2017
Article source: OMA
Located on a majestic stretch of beach in the heart of Miami Beach, Faena District encompasses both sides of Collins Avenue from 32nd to 35th Streets, with direct waterfront views of the Atlantic Ocean and Indian Creek. Faena District will provide the city of Miami Beach with a neighborhood integrating dynamic cultural, residential, hotel, retail, culinary and public environments with a dynamic combination of art, culture, and design as their foundation. OMA has designed three buildings for Faena District—Faena Forum, Faena Bazaar and Park. These distinct structures are linked by a sequence of public areas including an entry plaza on Collins Avenue and an open courtyard within the Faena Bazaar.
Faena District, Image Courtesy © Iwan Baan
- Architects: OMA
- Project: Faena Forum, Faena Bazaar and Park
- Location: Miami Beach, Florida, USA
- Photography: Bruce Damonte, Iwan Baan and Philippe Ruault
- Renderings: DBox
- Partners: Shohei Shigematsu, Jason Long
- Associate-in-Charge: Jake Forster
- Project Architect: Clarisa Garcia Fresco, Paxton Sheldhal
- Team: Clarisa Garcia Fresco, Lawrence Siu, Francesca Portesine, Ravi Kamisetti, Ted Lin, Jesung Park, Anupama Garla, Andy Westner, Daniel Queseda Lombo, Andrew Mack, Caroline Corbett, Denis Bondar, Ahmadreza Schricker, Darien Williams, Gabrielle Marcoux, Marcela Ferreira, Jenni Ni Zhan, Lisa Hollywood, Paul Tse, Sarah Carpenter, Carla Hani, Sean Billy Kizy, Simona Solarzano, Ivan Sergejev, Tamara Levy, Matthew Austin, Ben Halpern
Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
Article source: PLH Arkitekter
The Most Eco-Friendly Building in Vilnius to improve Quality of Life
The K29 business center is a major, new landmark in Vilnius that was to improve quality of life for 1250 workers in a healthy working environment – setting the standards for a healthy and attractive workplace in Lithuania. K29 is built from all natural and mostly local, eco-friendly materials making it the most eco-friendly building in Lithuania to date. The building is situated on Konstitucijos Prospektas (Constitution Avenue) and has created a new destination in Vilnius with a strong iconic expression in the skyline.
Image Courtesy © PLH Arkitekter
- Architects: PLH Arkitekter (Denmark) and UAB Archinova (Lithuania)
- Project: K29
- Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
- Client: UAB Lords
- Area: 7250 sqm
- Gross Floor Area: 15.627 sqm (above ground) + 12.036 sqm (underground car and secure bicycle parking) + 35 meter + 8 floors