Archive for the ‘Offices’ Category
Sunday, July 30th, 2017
Article source: MANGADO & ASOC.SL.
The building for the research center of the firm Norvento is located on the border between an industrial enclave and a forest, close to the city of Lugo. The project adopts the form that enables the building to open on to the forest and be in a continuum with it, capitalizing on all the attributes that the woods can contribute to the architecture, while closing up on the side facing the adjacent industrial scene. It uses the opportunity to establish a clear-cut scheme through architectural, typological, and spatial attributes.
Image Courtesy © Juan Rodríguez
- Architects: MANGADO & ASOC.SL.
- Project: Building for New Norvento Headquarter
- Location: Lugo, Spain
- Photography: Juan Rodríguez
- Client: NORVENTO ENERXIA S.L.
- Architect: Francisco Mangado
- Project manager: Francisco Mangado
- Architecture: Sergio Helguera, Jose M. Gastaldo, Luis Alves, Eduardo Ruiz, Angel Martinez, Paula Juango
- Structural engineering: IDI Ingenieros
- Energy-efficiency engineering: NORVENTO ENERXIA S.L.
- Energy concept: NORVENTO ENERXIA S.L.
Sunday, July 30th, 2017
Article source: Beijing Institute of Architectural Design, Office of Conference and Exhibition Architecture (BIAD Office 3A7）
Hangzhou International Expo Center is situated on the bank of Qiantang River. Its form is grand and exquisite, and rich in the implication “of Jiangnan”. To this date, it is the biggest, most advanced mega urban complex in China.
Image Courtesy © Lu Xu
- Architects: Beijing Institute of Architectural Design, Office of Conference and Exhibition Architecture (BIAD Office 3A7)
- Project: International Expo Center
- Location: Jingben Avenue, Qianjiang Shijicheng, Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
- Photography: Lu Xu
- Principle architect: Liu Mingjun
- Client: Hangzhou Olympic and International Expo Center, Xiaoshan Construction and Investment Company Limited
- Structural Engineer: Beijing Institute of Architectural Design, Second Design Office
- MEP Consultant: Beijing Institute of Architectural Design, Second Design Office
- Quantity surveyor: Beijing Institute of Architectural Design, Economics Division
Sunday, July 30th, 2017
Article source: MIDE architetti
The intervention involves an existing productive building, located along a busy commercial route of Noventa Padovana, in the eastern rural area of Padua. The late 900’s architectural body in composed of a compact large vaulted volume, in which a third is occupied by a two-storey directional block and two thirds by a double high space hosting the workshop.
Image Courtesy © Alessandra Bello
- Architects: MIDE architetti
- Project: AGOSTINI SHOES manufacturing plant
- Location: Noventa Padova Via Noventana 206 35027 (PD), Italy
- Photography: Alessandra Bello
- Committee: AGOSTINI SHOES
- Construction Company: PAMPAGNIN Costruzioni S.r.l.
- Infixes: PALLADIO
- Paved area: AGGLOTECH
- Surface: 700 m2
- Job assignmen: 03/2015
- Start of construction work: 06/2015
- End of construction work: 05/2017
Thursday, July 27th, 2017
Article source: Daniel Valle Architects
At the early twenty century Spanish urban planner Cerda believed that the steam tram would dominate the future of transportation in Barcelona and as such designed the “Ensanche”, an urban grid with a 45 degree angle block so that the tram could have enough clearance to turn.
Image Courtesy © Fran Mateos
- Architects: Daniel Valle Architects (Daniel Valle, Irene R Vara, Yejun Pee, Sojung Noh, Iago Blanco)
- Project: Start-up Center & 50Plus Campus
- Location: Chandong, Seoul, South Korea
- Visualization: Fran Mateos
- Façade consultant: VS-A
- Size: 16300 m2
- Year: 2017
Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
Article source: RIMA Arquitectura
The offices for NEXT, a company specialized in digital solutions were developed inside of an old hacienda in the west area of Mexico City. The main target of the project was to achieve a design that blended the rustic backdrop of the classic hacienda, with the dynamic and contemporary image of the company in 310 sq m. Therefore, in several areas the original beam and brick ceilings were preserved as well as some characteristic details such as the fireplace that located in the director’s office.
Image Courtesy © Frank Lynen
- Architects: RIMA Arquitectura
- Project: Next
- Location: Ciudad de México
- Photography: Frank Lynen
- Lighting design: RIMA Arquitectura
- Area: 321 m2
- Year: 2014
Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
Article source: Evolution Design AG
With the expansion of the Schaffhausen offices to create the main European hub for Unilever’s Supply Chain Company, Unilever asked Evolution Design to create their new 2‘300 m2 office with an identity that would clearly reflect and represent their core values and visions to employees, clients and visitors alike.
Image Courtesy © Peter Wurmli
- Architects: Evolution Design AG
- Project: UNILEVER – Agile Working Hub
- Location: Spitalstrasse 27 8200 Schaffhausen, Switzerland
- Photography: Peter Wurmli
- Floor Area: 2’350 m2
- Completion: June 2011
Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
Article source: JGMA
Design Studio JGMA Celebrates Pilsen’s Identity with the Creative Office Campus ‘Mural Park’
JGMA to rehab two vacant warehouse buildings in Chicago’s Pilsen community
Chicago, Illinois: Pilsen, in Chicago’s Lower West Side is well-known for its richness in culture and diversity as well as its abundant public art, particularly, lively murals. Chicago common brick façades have become canvases for local artists that frequently embody Mexican heritage and American dreams. To encourage the sustainable development of Pilsen by respecting the resident’s vision for their community, design studio JGMA, Condor Partners and Chicago Development Partners are collaborating with the National Museum of Mexican Art and community groups to create the innovative office campus ‘Mural Park’. Mural Park is designed to be an inclusive organic community accessible to existing local businesses, new economy users and more traditional flex-office users.
Image Courtesy © JGMA
- Architects: JGMA
- Project: Mural Park
- Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
Article source: v2com
Calgary-based Lemay + Toker, the product of a recent merger between architecture and interior design firm Toker + Associates and Montreal-based integrated services leader Lemay, has worked with community stakeholders and two valued clients to reinvent the historic Hudson Block in downtown Calgary as an inviting, community-oriented space showcasing local artists and the latest in retail design.
ATB Financial, Image Courtesy © Robert Lemermeyer, Lemermeyer Photography Inc.
- Architects: Lemay + Toker
- Project: ATB Financial | Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters at Hudson Block
- Location: Calgary, Canada
- Photography: Andy Nichols and Robert Lemermeyer, Lemermeyer Photography Inc.
- Client: ATB Financial | Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters
- Real estate developer: Triovest Realty Advisors Inc.
- Project end date: 2016
Friday, July 21st, 2017
Article source: Architects VDARQ
This project proposes the development of a Eurobuilding Hotel Complex, Convention Center, and Office Building.
The volumetry of the set is formed by 3 bodies, a square structure with a central atrium for the hotel. The central body corresponds to the convention center, whose deck is the recreational areas of the hotel, swimming pool and restaurant; And the third building is the tallest building, designed for offices spaces.
Image Courtesy © Architects VDARQ
- Architects: Vivian Dembo Arquitectura
- Project: Eurobuilding Hotel Complex, Convention Center, and Office Building
- Location: Maracay, Venezuela
- Design Team: Vivian Dembo Arquitectura
- Client: Grupo ALCO
- Design Director: Arq. Vivian Dembo
Thursday, July 20th, 2017
Article source: DCA Architects
The design brief called for a corporate office for this renowned Indian fashion brand in order to represent their contemporary design ideology and their core values while crafting a simplistic yet dynamic and flexible work environment.
The challenge was to create a cohesive space and maintain the conventional appeal as defined in the design brief. Inheriting a low building height, and a very odd floor plate that is apparent in the plans, the challenge was also to optimize the spatial arrangement. At DCA, we believe that every challenge has to be converted into an opportunity. Thus, the challenge of a very spread out floor plate has been converted into an opportunity by creating two separate entrances-one for the overall office and the other for the top management. The two wings house the main office and the top management separately, and hence enable ease of access from the two entrances. The intent is to maximize the daylight penetration as well, and hence most rooms barring a couple, get sufficient daylight.
Image Courtesy © DCA Architects
- Architects: DCA Architects
- Project: Jade Blue Office
- Location: Ahmedabad, India