Archive for the ‘Renovation’ Category
Friday, August 26th, 2016
Article source: tai_tai STUDIO
There is a large-scale residence, called “New Town”, which was developed in the whole country for workers residential ensured in the high-growth period of the Japanese economy.
This plan is the renovation of wooden detached houses.
This house has been sale lots on its residential land. It is a little old, small and typological house.
Image Courtesy © tai_tai STUDIO
- Architects: tai_tai STUDIO
- Project: The 40-years-old house tune up
- Location: Narita City, Chiba, Japan
- Design team: tai_tai STUDIO/Hidekazu wakabayashi
- Structure: Wood
- Site area: 225.77 m2
- Architectural area: 56.31 m2
- Total floor area: 82.76 m2
- Completed: 2016
Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
Article source: Team V Architecture
The a.s.r. headquarters in Utrecht have been completely renovated by Team V Architecture. The colossal office building of 86,000 square meters now complies fully with current standards of sustainability, comfort and appearance. The new climate facade, spacious voids and green winter gardens provide a pleasant office environment with plenty of natural light. The renovation made the outdated seventies building much more energy efficient; the energy consumption has been reduced by over 50%. Remarkably, the building remained in continuous use during the renovation.
Image Courtesy © Jannes Linders
- Architects: Team V Architecture
- Project: A.S.R Headquarters Renovation
- Location: Archimedeslaan 10, Utrecht, The Netherlands
- Photography: Jannes Linders, Herman de Winter and Luuk Kramer
- Client: ASR Nederland B.V.
- Advisor Constructions: Aronsohn Raadgevende Ingenieurs
- Advisor Installations: Deerns
- Advisor Building Physics and fire safety: DGMR
- Cost expert: ABT/Tebodin
- Contractor: Building combination Archimedes (Ballast Nedam and Kuijpers)
- Subcontractors: Oskomera (facade), Verwol (interior and furniture)
- Project management: AT Osborne
- Landscape / garden design: Michael van Gessel
- Graphic design of signage: Reynoud Homan
- Area: Ca. 86.000 m2 gfa including 10.500 m² parking and 1.300 m2 newly build main entrance and underground meeting center. Roof gardens and winter gardens: 4.700 m2 Climate facade: 17.000 m2
- Start design: 10 May 2011
- Completion: December 2015
Sunday, August 21st, 2016
Article source: FIELDWORK Design & Architecture
Located in the West Hills above downtown Portland, the project consisted of renovating an existing indoor swimming pool room and transforming an unfinished basement utility and storage area into a wine cellar and changing room. The primary inspiration was the environment in which the project is sited- immersed in the forest, with framed views of Mt. Hood and Mt. St. Helens. The goals were threefold: to remodel the lower level of the house into an environment that was timeless and consistent with the original character of the mid-century modern residence, to create a seamless connection to the outdoors, and to create a peaceful and therapeutic atmosphere for the clients and their family and friends to enjoy.
Image Courtesy © Brian Walker Lee
- Architects: FIELDWORK Design & Architecture
- Project: West Hills Residence
- Location: 2524 SE Division Street, Portland, OR 97202
- Photography: Brian Walker Lee
- Project Design Team: Cornell Anderson, Partner/Architect; Tim Fouch, Partner/Architect; Tonia Hein, Partner/Interior Designer; Dylan Woock, Intern; Joshua Mollenkamp, Intern; James Austin, Intern
- Contractor Name: Modern Organic Construction
- Structural Engineer: Michael Munzing, Munzing Structural Engineering
- Geotechnical Engineer: Craig LaVielle, LaVielle Geotechnical
- Square Footage: 1,230 sf
- Completion Date: Fall 2014
Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
Article source: Studio Contini
This construction is located in Tufi d’Agna, a small settlement in the mountain town of Corniglio, inside of the Tuscan-Emilian Appenine recently recognized by the UNESCO as a MAB (Man and the Biosphere Programme) reserve.
The small building, a farm building once used to shelter the shepherds and animals, was recovered as a refuge where the residential use, considering the remote location and the difficulties to achieve it, is sporadic and linked to the summer period.
Image Courtesy © Sandro Tessoni, Alessio Brugnoli, Rosi Filippo, Juza
- Architects: Studio Contini (Marco Contini)
- Project: Cottage Restoration
- Location: Tufi d’Agna di Corniglio, Parma, Italy
- Photography: Sandro Tessoni, Alessio Brugnoli, Rosi Filippo, Juza
- Renders: Artlantis Studio
- Software used: Autocad, Google SketchUp
- Collaborators: Sara Chiari, Matteo Zaccarelli
- Structure: Ing. Simone Leoni
- Photovoltaic system: Aleo
- Mechanical systems: CD Studio
- Contracting companies: Impresa edile Barbieri Danilo; Aleo solar
- Covered area: 68.0 sqm
- Project: 2014
- End of works: 2015
Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
Article source: MIEL Arquitectos & Studio P10
PISO PUJADES11 is a warm, fresh, luminous apartment, which through a series of quirks allows the owner to explore and maximize the space.
The apartment is a balance between social and tranquil space, the hub of life centering on the vibrant colours of the dining and kitchen area. Leading onto the living room, this converts to an overnight guest area, separated by curtains and reversible sofas. With an additional central bathroom serving the guests.
Image Courtesy © Asier Rua
- Architects: MIEL Arquitectos & Studio P10
- Project: Piso Pujades11
- Location: Barcelona, Spain
- Photography: Asier Rua
- Builder: Room Global SL
- Size: 60 m2
- Time: 2014 – 2015
Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
Article source: Chen + Suchart Studio
In the suburban landscape of houses that come and go at a bulldozer’s whim, our project looked at the possibilities of adaptively reusing an otherwise drab and lacking piece of architecture and interior architecture into something that utilized the existing space in a new and more meaningful manner.
Image Courtesy © Chen + Suchart Studio, LLC
- Architects: Chen + Suchart Studio (Szu-Ping Patricia Chen Suchart and Thamarit Suchart)
- Project: 3256 Renovation
- Location: Paradise Valley, Arizona, USA
- Software used: Autocad and 3dsmax
- Construction Company: Verge Design:Build – Joby Dutton
- Construction Area: 4,000 sf or 444.44 sqm livable
- Project Year: 2011 – 2012
Sunday, August 7th, 2016
Article source: Mihaly Slocombe Architects
Chamfer House revisits a post and beam dwelling designed in 1977 by Kevin Borland, the Hildebrand House. It sits within an established garden on Oliver’s Hill, a crucible of late modernism overlooking Port Phillip Bay. Our clients approached us soon after moving in. They wanted to protect the timber ceilings, exposed Oregon structure and fingerjointed window frames they loved, while also updating the house to suit their young family.
Back garden, Image Courtesy © Andrew Latreille
- Architects: Mihaly Slocombe Architects
- Project: Chamfer House
- Location: Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia
- Photography: Andrew Latreille
- Land surveyor: Dickson Hearn
- Quantity surveyor: Jonnar Consulting Services
- Structural engineer: ZS Consulting
- Building surveyor: Lorenzini Group
- Builder: Basis Builders
- Original construction: 1977
- Original style: Romantic rationalism
- Original architect: Kevin Borland
- Site area: 964sqm
- Building area: 270sqm
- Design period: September 2011 – June 2014
- Construction period: June 2014 – June 2015
- Completion: 1st June 2015
Friday, August 5th, 2016
Article source: Takashi Nishitani Architects
This project is renewal the entire building to a serviced apartment of Asian international students.
This building is built 40 years ago.
Structure of concrete to be felt of aging is not hiding.
Interior space is filled with a soft light , served the base material of the timber.
Image Courtesy © Satoshi Shigeta
- Architects: Takashi Nishitani Architects
- Project: Serviced Apartments in Otuka
- Location: Toshima-ku , Tokyo , Japan
- Photography: Satoshi Shigeta
- Software used: Vectorworks (2D), Sketch up (3D)
- Textile: studio Akane Moriyama
- Area: type Ⅰ 76.0 sqm, type Ⅱ 70.0 sqm
- Year: 2016
Friday, August 5th, 2016
Article source: v2com
The Biodome, originally built as a velodrome for the 1976 Olympic Games, and converted into a natural science museum in 1992, launched an international competition in 2014 to revitalize its visitors’ experiences as part of a city-wide renewal plan to celebrate Montreal’s 375th birthday. The winning entry convinced the client and international jury to rethink the relationship between mankind and nature as well as use the renovation to bolster the centre’s social mission to educate the public. The Biodome is an integral member of Space for Life, a series of museum pavillons that showcase to the public natural sciences, including an insectarium, a botanical garden and a planetarium, which are all located within the Olympic Park in the East side of Montreal. Each year Space for life receives over 1.7 million visitors including many tourists, educational camps and schools, making it one of Canada’s most important museum complexes.
Subpolar Regions Ecosystems, Image Courtesy © KANVA
- Architects: KANVA
- Project: Montreal Biodome Science Museum Renewal
- Location: Québec, Canada
- Client: Space for Life (City of Montreal)
- Competition organizer: Design Montreal
- Collaborating architect: NEUF architect(e)s
- Mechanical/Electrical engineers: Bouthillette Parizeau
- Structural engineers: NCK
- Museology: Nathalie Matte
- Scenography: KANVA and Anick La Bissonnière
- Signage / Branding: Bruce Mau Design
- Lighting Consultant: Light Factor
- Code / Cost consultant: GLT+
- Specifications: Atelier 6
- Surveyor + 3D Scanning: Topo 3D
- Awards / Recognition
- 2015 Canadian Architect – Award of Excellence
- 2016 World Architecture Festival (WAF) – Finalist / Future projects – Culture category
Thursday, August 4th, 2016
Article source: CN10 architetti
Restoration of the medieval apse and
rennovation of the external area.
The actual building of the former church of San Giuliano is what remains of a large and important settlement already documented in 774 A.D.
Together with the Basilica of S. Giulia, it is an important example of early medieval architecture in the territory south of the city of Bergamo. The settlement was born to manage and control the large possessions of the wealthy lombard families. During the XII century it became the site of a female Benedictine monastery, in this period the settlement lived one of its richest and most important moments, in which begin the reconstruction of the church in the Romanesque style.
Image Courtesy © Gianluca Gelmini
- Architects: CN10 architetti
- Project: Former Monastery Of San Giuliano
- Location: Bonate sotto (bergamo), Italy
- Photography: Gianluca Gelmini
- Client: Municipality of bonate sotto, private client
- Dimension: 200 mq
- Years: 2005-2016