Archive for the ‘Offices’ Category
Sunday, March 5th, 2017
Article source: DROZDOV & PARTNERS Ltd.
Located in the very heart of kharkov’s busy downtown, ave plaza inevitably became a new commercial hub of the city, attracting visitors with a variety of shops and restaurants, as well as with its striking appearance. the new building fills a gap in the historic tissue along the red line of the street, providing smooth transition between two existing scales. although the building has a relatively small footprint, it proves to be highly efficient due to well thought-out circulation, which provides access to numerous facilities on each of the four commercial floors. in order to achieve maximum efficiency of the retail centre, the volume of the building is pierced by an ellipsoid atrium with a peninsular tower in the middle. the tower is occupied by a variety of restaurants, encouraging visitors to climb higher to the upper floors. the tower inside the atrium creates a lively atmosphere, without spoiling the sightlines and the entire visual perception of the interior space. occupying one fourth of the total area, the atrium represents an allusion to a city quarter. it is topped by a roof garden on the level of the fourth floor.
Image Courtesy © Andrey Avdeenko
- Architects: DROZDOV & PARTNERS Ltd. (Irina Goydenko, Oleg Drozdov, Vyacheslav Zhemir, Aleksandr Zhydkov, Dmitry Zhuykov, Denis Moseyko, Aleksey Yakymenko)
- Project: Ave Plaza
- Location: Sumskaya Str., Kharkiv, Ukraine
- Photography: Andrey Avdeenko
- Client: avek & co
- Size: 23400 m2
- Status: Realized (2011)
Sunday, March 5th, 2017
Article source: NOMAA_MARC YOUNAN ARCHITECTES
The project involves the conversion of an industrial building dating from the 19th century into 85 units of social housing, and a nursery with space for 40 cribs, as well as a commercial space and a parking garage. The existing building, which has served a series of varied activities – first as a dairy, then for food processing industries, followed by maintenance workshops and a printing business – was built on a trapezius plan around a courtyard covered with an industrial glass roof sheltering delivery docks.
Image Courtesy © Daniel Moulinet
- Architects: NOMAA_MARC YOUNAN ARCHITECTES (Eddy Vahanian)
- Project: Urban Repurposing of a former dairy
- Location: 13-19 boulevard Ornano, 75018 Paris, France
- Photography: Daniel Moulinet Photographe
- Project owner: Linkcity pour Paris habitat
- BET TCE: Groupe Nox (feasibility study, design and supervision of the engineering trades, contract management for the site)
- General contractor: Brezillon
- Surface area: 9 300 m²
- Cost: 13.5 M€ excluding VAT
Calendar: Delivered in December 2016
Sunday, March 5th, 2017
Article source: sop – slapa oberholz pszczulny I architekten
The new head offices for the world’s largest hotel search engine trivago is starting to take shape in Dusseldorf’s Media Harbour. In order to create a headquarters that could easily cater to an international team of over 60 nationalities, sop architekten designed a global campus to provide the best experience possible for some 2,000 employees.
Comprising two new structures and a large open space, the site lies exposed at the foot of Hafenbecken A (Dock A) on Kesselstrasse. The organically shaped buildings open invitingly to the water and perform a playful, yet balancing role at the intersection of numerous urban lines and edges.
Image Courtesy © formtool
- Architects: sop – slapa oberholz pszczulny I architekten
- Project: Trivago Global Campus
- Location: Kesselstrasse, Dusseldorf Media Harbour, Germany
- Photography: formtool
- Developer: IMMOFINANZ
- Team: Zbigniew Pszczulny, Wolfgang Marcour, Jascha Klusen, Eva Stach, Jana Beermann, Christian Litz, Ismail Tanriverdi, Frank Ostrowski u.a.
- GFA: ca. 30,000 m² above ground
- Work phase: 1-8
- Completion: 2018
Sunday, March 5th, 2017
Article source: DEGW Italia
EY is opening its new headquarters right in the heart of the old city centre of Milan, the first workplace of the future in Italy: a totally green, LEED-certified building with revolutionised spaces, cutting-edge technology and an innovative vision of how to work, designed by DEGW.
The new headquarters of EY, located right in the heart of old Milan city centre, has opened its doors as a totally green, renovated organism featuring revolutionised spaces, cutting-edge technology and an innovative vision of work. The project, by DEGW, Lombardini22 brand, has done so by redeveloping an entire block, “welding together” totally different structures built at different periods in time that seemed to be unsuitable for either the latest work methods or an innovative company like EY. The real challenge the project faced was to incorporate all the most highly developed modern-day work processes within the constraints imposed by history, turning every restriction into a fresh opportunity to enhance the space itself.
Image Courtesy © Dario Tettamanzi
- Architects: DEGW Italia
- Project: New headquarters of EY
- Location: via Meravigli, 12/14, 20123 Milan, Italy
- Photography: Dario Tettamanzi
- Tenant: EY
- Developer: Antirion SGR S.p.A. Fondo Global Comparto Core
- Advisor: Colliers International S.p.A
- Project Manager: IRE S.p.A.
- LEED Consultant: R2M Solutions
- EY Project Leader: Stefano Massimo Riva
- Antirion Project Leader: Vincenzo Scerbo
Friday, March 3rd, 2017
Article source: Bates Smart
5 King is a high performance commercial building and the tallest engineered timber building in Australia. The 52 metre* high tower in the Brisbane Showgrounds development will also hold the title for the largest gross floor area (GFA) for an engineered timber office building worldwide. Designed by Bates Smart for Lendlease, 5 King is at the leading edge of contemporary workplace thinking.
Image Courtesy © Bates Smart
- Architects: Bates Smart (Jane Foley)
- Project: 5 King
- Location: Australia
Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
Article source: Zaha Hadid Architects
Construction of Leeza Soho, a 46-storey (207m) mixed-use tower with the world’s tallest atrium, has reached level 20.
Within the Lize Financial Business District – a new business, residential and transport hub adjacent to Financial Road in southwest Beijing – Leeza Soho is located at the intersection of Lines 14 and 16 currently under-construction for the Beijing Subway rail network. Directly above the new interchange station, Leeza Soho connects with the city’s bus network on Lize Road to the north and Lou Tuo Wan East Road to the east.
Image Courtesy © MIR
- Architects: Zaha Hadid Architects
- Project: Leeza SOHO
- Location: Beijing, China
- Rendering: MIR
- Client: SOHO China Ltd.
- Design: Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher
- Project Director: Satoshi Ohashi
- Project Associates: Kaloyan Erevinov, Ed Gaskin, Armando Solano
- Project Architect: Philipp Ostermaier
- Project Team:Yang Jingwen, Di Ding, Xuexin Duan, Samson Lee, Shu Hashimoto, Christoph Klemmt, Juan Liu, Dennis Brezina, Rita Lee, Seungho Yeo
- Competition Project Directors: Satoshi Ohashi and Manuela Gatto
- Competition Team Lead Designers: Philipp Ostermaier, Dennis Brezina, Claudia Dorner
- Competition Team: Yang Jingwen, Igor Pantic, Mu Ren, Konstantinos Mouratidis, Nicolette Chan, Yung-Chieh Huang
Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
Article source: RIMA Arquitectura
Within an area of 500 sq m located in Santa Fe, México City, RIMA Architecture, made an interesting office complex centered on the functionality and aesthetics needs requested by the client.
The color and finishes palette answers to the operational needs and image design of the space generating a homogeneous mixture between rustic and contemporary trends.
Image Courtesy © RIMA Arquitectura
- Architects: RIMA Arquitectura (Ricardo Urías)
- Project: Soccermedia
- Location: Santa Fe, México City
Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
Article source: Pere Puig Arquitecte
The building is connected to a racetrack located in Barcelona, and is actively used as a training site for professional motor racing. Several companies involved in the industry have set up permanent offices in this building.
A flexible design was needed for the building so that it could accommodate several companies of varying sizes. For this reason, the building is divided between several 35 square meter subdivisions or sectors. Each is independent from the other, and all mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) utilities were installed below each sector, allowing for an unobstructed view, optimal energy efficiency, and minimized energy consumption.
Image Courtesy © Carla Arbós
- Architects: Pere Puig Arquitecte
- Project: Campus Motor
- Location: Can Palà Industrial Estate, Castellolí, Barcelona, Spain
- Photography: Carla Arbós
- Developer: District Council Anoia
- Constructor: Ferrovial
- Architect: Pere Puig Rodriguez
- Foreman: Manel Cruz and Marin
- Architects collaborators: Rafael Bosch Figueras, Marta Lucas Serra, Francesc Mestre Dalmau Pastor Laguna Natalia Maria Garcia Codina Sabate Nuria Casanellas
- Facilities: Raul Cristóbal, Josep Mª Juvillà (IMOGEP)
- Area: 2816.80 m2
- Year: 2013
Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
Article source: Schauman & Nordgren Architects
Schauman & Nordgren Architects are announced winners of the open masterplan competition for the transformation of the old industrial area of Kangas in Jyväskylä. The jury awarded the proposal “Kangas – City of Gardens” a first prize.
The city of Jyväskylä has approximately 140.000 inhabitants and is one of the fastest growing business centres in Finland. The former industrial area of Kangas is located about 1,5 km north-east of the city centre of Jyväskylä and is characterized by the historically and culturally significant paper factory located in the heart of the area. The factory complex has been transformed into a creative campus used by the educational institutions of the city. The aim of the competition was to introduce a diverse and robust urban structure for living, working and learning in the immediate context of the transformed factory complex. When fully developed, the area of Kangas will introduce 5.000 new homes and more than 2000 new work places. In addition to that a large educational campus facility of 33.000 m2 will be located in the area.
Kangas Plaza. The ground floors open up towards the life on the square, Image Courtesy © Schauman & Nordgren Architects
- Architects: Schauman & Nordgren Architects
- Project: Kangas – City of Gardens
- Location: Jyväskylä, Finland
- Client: City of Jyväskylä, Skanska construction Ltd, YIT construction Ltd, Jyväs Parkki Oy
- Collaborators: Jouni Lehtomaa (traffic planning), Schauman Arkkitehdit Oy
- Size: 110.000 m2
Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
Article source: mOrphosis architects
The Kolon Group, based in Seoul, is a diverse corporation whose activities range from textiles, chemicals, and sustainable technologies, to original clothing lines in the athletic and ready-to-wear fashion markets. Between the group’s 38 divisions, Kolon covers research, primary material manufacture, and product construction – a unique configuration that enables the company to capitalize on its own resources and advances, and to forge innovative collaborations between divisions. Supporting this collaborative model was a primary goal behind the design of Kolon’s new Corporate Headquarters and Research Facilities. Bringing researchers, leadership, and designers together in one location, the building combines flexible laboratory facilities with executive offices and active social spaces that encourage greater interaction and exchange across the company.
Image Courtesy © Morphosis Architects
- Architects: mOrphosis architects
- Project: Kolon Future Research Park
- Location: Magok Industrial Park, Seoul, Korea
- Client: Kolon Industries, Inc.
- Visualization: Jasmine Park, Sam Tannenbaum
- Design Director: Thom Mayne
- Project Principal: Eui-Sung Yi
- Project Manager: Sung-Bum Lim
- Project Architects: Ji-Young Jon, Sung-Soo Lim, Zach Pauls, Aaron Ragan
- Project Designers: Daniel Pruske, Natalia Traverso-Caruana
- Project Team: Ilaria Campi, Yoon Her, Meari Kim, Sarah Kott, Michelle Lee, Jung Jae Park, Go-Woon Seo, Pablo Zunzunegui