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Bella Donna in Amstelveen, Netherlands by Benthem Crouwel Architects

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Article source: Benthem Crouwel Architects

In the old part of Amstelveen, stemming from the thirties, an office building and a pavilion together form the Bella Donna. The original buildings were designed in the sixties by the architect Webbers. They are situated on an island, surrounded by greenery and water and reachable via a bridge. The client was looking for a new office for his organization, when he came across the Bella Donna. Charmed by the green park-like setting he decided to settle in the pavilion, while the main building was re-designed to rent to others. This major renovation and expansion was the starting point to create a high-quality office near the Stadshart Amstelveen. The Bella Donna now has an exclusive look at a clearing in a woody area.

Image Courtesy © Benthem Crouwel Architects

Image Courtesy © Benthem Crouwel Architects

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Firestone Pavilion in Longmeadow, Massachusetts by Newick Architects

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Article source: Newick Architects

The site for this project is an existing 1960’s modern house with a 1980’s complementary addition. The Pool existed at the outset as well.

We were asked to design a new pool enclosure fence and Car Port that would be more consistent  with the architecture of the house than the English trellis and dovecotes that  existed when we began. All of this pre-dated the current owner.

Image Courtesy © Newick Architects

Image Courtesy © Newick Architects

  • Architects: Newick Architects
  • Project: Firestone Pavilion
  • Location: Longmeadow, Massachusetts
  • Construction completed: 2010
  • Structural Engineer:  Michael Horton and Associates
  • Base structure contractor:  Pearson Systems
  • Architectural Metals Fabricator: Lift Design and Fabrication
  • Glazing Contractor: Town & Country Glass

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RETREAT PAVILION in Santiago, Penafiel by FRANCISCO PORTUGAL E GOMES

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Article source: FRANCISCO PORTUGAL E GOMES

The project anticipates the rearrangement of an already existent construction annexed to a small house, in a refuge pavilion with 50 m².

The implanting of the new building follows the limits of this existent construction in the west side, recycling small stone. The opposite side is rebuilt, realigned and, reusing the granite header from the best walls, is created an uncovered yard that serves as entrance and, at the same time, decompresses the proximity with the neighbouring house. This reconstructed element melts itself with the new construction interlinking the granite wall with horizontal slate plates of 3 cm in thickness placed in small stone cubes making a continuous grate that draws the building.

Image Courtesy © Fernando Gabriel

Image Courtesy © Fernando Gabriel

  • Architects: FRANCISCO PORTUGAL E GOMES
  • Project: RETREAT PAVILION
  • Location: Santiago, Penafiel
  • Photography: Fernando Gabriel
  • Structure and Foundations: Fernando Gonçalves, engineer
  • Area: 83 m2
  • Costs: 72 000 €
  • Cost /m2:  867,4 € / m2
  • Project: 2002-2003
  • Construction: 2005-2007

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Simpson Park Pavillion in Miami, Florida by Oppenheim Architecture + Design

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Article source: Oppenheim Architecture + Design

Orchid House Gateway Pavilion into Simpson Park Hammock.  The structure is part of the first phase of a public-private partnership to revitalize the historic park and return it to the community. The pavilion embodies a symbiotic relationship between nature and architecture as the structure embraces and becomes interwoven within the diverse indigenous canopy of the hammock while minimizing ecological site impact.

Image Courtesy © Ken Hayden

Image Courtesy © Ken Hayden

  • Architects: Oppenheim Architecture + Design
  • Project: Simpson Park Pavillion
  • Location: Miami, Florida
  • Photography: Ken Hayden
  • Scope: 300 SF Park Pavillion. Architecture

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Bamboo Shelter by Esan Rahmani + Mukul Damle

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Article source: Esan Rahmani + Mukul Damle 

Project Goal: Respond to a growing need for shelter in the regions of the Indian Ocean rim. improve the human condition, spirit & living standard. Increase awareness of the environment.

Australian designer Esan Rahmani together with Mukul Damle have designed ‘Bamboo Pavillion’, a synthesis of sustainable ideas for a communal shelter for disadvantaged populations around the Indian Ocean rim. The design promotes the use of bamboo for building by utilising bamboo for every aspect of the pavilion.

Image Courtesy © Esan Rahmani + Mukul Damle

Image Courtesy © Esan Rahmani + Mukul Damle

  • Architects: Esan Rahmani + Mukul Damle
  • Project: Bamboo Shelter

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Pure Tension Pavilion in Milan, Italy by Synthesis Design + Architecture

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Article source: Synthesis Design + Architecture 

The Pure Tension Pavilion is a portable, solar – powered tensile membrane structure commissioned by Volvo Car Italia for the new Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid electric car which not only charges the car but also flat-packs to fit in the trunk of the car and assembles in less than one hour.

© Fabric Images / © Volvo Italy

© Fabric Images / © Volvo Italy

  • Architects: Synthesis Design + Architecture
  • Project: Pure Tension Pavilion
  • Location: Milan, Italy
  • Photography: © Fabric Images / © Volvo Italy
  • Structural Engineer: Greg Otto, Buro Happold
  • Fabricator: Jason Gilette, Fabric Images

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Head in the Clouds Pavilion in New York City by STUDIOKCA

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Article source: STUDIOKCA

The Head in the Clouds Pavilion on New York City’s Governors Island comes out of the desire to create a ‘place to dream in the city of dreams’. Made from 53,780 recycled plastic bottles – the amount, thrown away in New York City in 1 hour – it is a space where visitors can enter into and contemplate the light and color filtering through the ‘cloud’ from the inside, out.

Image Courtesy © Chuck Choi

Image Courtesy © Chuck Choi

  • Architects: STUDIOKCA
  • Project: Head in the Clouds Pavilion
  • Location: New York City, U.S.A
  • Photography: Chuck Choi
  • Sponsor: Figment, AIA New York ENYA, Structural Engineers Association of New York
  • Metal component fabrication: 4th State Metals

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SAN LUCAS PAVILION in California by FRPO RODRIGUEZ & ORIOL ARCHITECTS

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Article source: FRPO RODRIGUEZ & ORIOL ARCHITECTS

The San Lucas Pavilion is, fundamentally, a reinforced concrete structure, barely 15 cm wide, which is arranged based on screens and one-meter edge beams, constraining an 11×11 meter square ground plan, in the limit between a lush pine forest and a very clean and carefully kept prairie.

Image Courtesy © Karres en BrandsFRPO RODRIGUEZ & ORIOL ARCHITECTS

Image Courtesy © Karres en BrandsFRPO RODRIGUEZ & ORIOL ARCHITECTS

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World Horticultural Expo Theme Pavilion in Qingdao, China by UNStudio

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Article source: UNStudio

The World Horticultural Expo 2014 takes place the Chinese city of Qingdao (from April to October 2014) and is expected to attract 15 million international visitors. The main theme of the expo is ‘From the Earth, For the Earth’s and aims to encourage the exchange of culture, technology and horticultural knowledge.

Image Courtesy © Edmon Leong

Image Courtesy © Edmon Leong

  • Architects: UNStudio
  • Project: World Horticultural Expo Theme Pavilion
  • Location: Qingdao, China
  • Photography: Edmon Leong
  • Building surface: 35.000m2
  • Building volume: 168.000m3
  • Building site: 35.000m2
  • Programme: Main Expo Pavilion including Expo Hall, Grand Theater, Conference Center and Media Hub
  • Status: Realised
  • UNStudio: Ben van Berkel, Hannes Pfau, Gerard Loozekoot with Markus van Aalderen, Joerg Petri, Milena Stopic, Yu-Chen Liu and Cong Ye, Irina Bogdan, Xing Xiong, Maud van Hees, ShuoJiong Zhang, Philipp Mecke, Maya Alam, Junjie Yan, Gilles Greis, Subhajit Das, Erwin Horstmanshof, Faiz Zohri, Andrew Brown, Patrik Noomé, Amanda Chan, Nanang Santoso
  • Landscape Architect: !melk landscape architecture PC, New York
  • Structure engineering: Qingdao Architectural Design Institute (QUADI)

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TEACHING PAVILION AT ARRIXACA HOSPITAL in MURCIA, SPAIN by SANCHO-MADRIDEJOS ARCHITECTURE OFFICE

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Article source: SANCHO-MADRIDEJOS ARCHITECTURE OFFICE

The medicine Faculty completes the facilities on the Arrixaca Hospital grounds. The nature of the site and the brief give it a degree of independence from the rest of the precinct in both its use and character, eschewing the peculiar hospital image.

The project is understood as a neutral, compact, petrous box with four and two heights. Inwardly ‘projected void’ are used to tense the box and generate spaces in diverse scales and qualities. The vestibule space thus arises from the confrontation between two voids of a different nature, one measuring 15 x 15 x 15 m (interior) and the other 9 x 9 x 6 m (exterior) which compress and tense it vertically. The transition between the successive episodes: void (entrance space), vertical vestibule space and void (central patio), each one with its own properties, sets the main time and spatial theme of the project.

Image Courtesy © HISAO SUZUKI

Image Courtesy © HISAO SUZUKI

  • Architects: SANCHO-MADRIDEJOS ARCHITECTURE OFFICE (J.C. SANCHO,SOL MADRIDEJOS)
  • Project: TEACHING PAVILION AT ARRIXACA HOSPITAL
  • Location: MURCIA, SPAIN
  • Photography: HISAO SUZUKI
  • Client: INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE LA SALUD (INSALUD) Y UNIVERSIDAD DE MURCIA
  • Project date: 1996-1997
  • Built date: 1998-2001

Team project  

  • Team Coordinator: MIGUEL ÁNGEL ALONSO DEL VAL, RUFINO HERNÁNDEZ
  • Collaborators: JUAN ANTONIO GARRIDO, LUIS RENEDO, PATRICIA PLANELL,JAVIER MORENO
  • Structure engineering: H.C.A. INGENIEROS
  • Installations engineering: G.E. INGENIEROS

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