Archive for the ‘Research & Development Centre’ Category
Friday, August 11th, 2017
Article source: Team V Architecture
By combining state-of-the-art materials with optimal reuse the sturdy TU/e Main Building from the sixties is transformed into a transparent and energy efficient university building. Opening the low-rise towards both the high rise and outside, makes the building into an inviting entrance to the TU/e campus and a showcase for innovation and technology.
Image Courtesy © Team V Architecture
- Architects: Team V Architecture
- Project: Atlas Building Technical University Eindhoven the Netherland
- Location: Den Dolech, Eindhoven (The Netherlands)
- Client: Eindhoven University of Technology
- Design Team: Team RSVP Total Engineer, a collaboration between Team V, Van Rossum, Valstar Simonis and Peutz
- Visuals: Zwartlicht
- Start project: 2014
- Completion: 2018
Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
Article source: WilkinsonEyre
At the time that WilkinsonEyre was invited to design this new factory and headquarters building, Dyson was one of the fastest growing companies in the UK. The new development therefore needed to embrace an extensive range of uses and be built and occupied in a rolling programme. Our original masterplan for the overall site optimised the layout of a range of functions whilst incorporating flexibility for future expansion.
The design created an exciting yet economical space with an undulating wave form roof which ‘floats’ above the trees, disguising the bulk of the factory.
Image Courtesy © WilkinsonEyre
- Architects: WilkinsonEyre
- Project: Dyson Campus Expansion
- Location: Malmesbury, England
Sunday, August 6th, 2017
Article source: Zaha Hadid Architects
Designs for the Sleuk Rith Institute – a new institution and genocide memorial in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh – have been unveiled. The institute brings together a museum, research centre, graduate school, document archives and research library.
The vision of Youk Chhang, a tireless human rights activist and investigator of the Khmer Rouge atrocities, the Sleuk Rith Institute was founded by Chhang as a focus for reflection, healing and reconciliation as well as an enlightening educational and research facility dedicated to commemorating the lives of the past by building a better future.
Library Exterior & Reflecting Pool, Image Courtesy © Zaha Hadid Architects
- Architects: Zaha Hadid Architects
- Project: Sleuk Rith Institute
- Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
- Client: Sleuk Rith Institute, Document Center of Cambodia
- Design: Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher
- Concept Design:
- Design Director: DaeWha Kang
- Lead Designer/Project Leader: Brian Dale
- Project Team: Malgorzata Kowalczyk, Michal Wojtkiewicz, Torsten Broeder, Fernanda Mugnaini
Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
Article source: Encore Heureux architectes
Hutchinson opened its 507 Fab House a year ago. This research and innovation center is located at the group’s historic factory in Chalette-sur-Loing, two hours south of Paris. The architecture office of Encore Heureux undertook a complete renovation of this building, whose metal framework was designed and built by Gustave Eiffel in 1869.
The 507 Fab House is a High-tech and digital place but Hutchinson wanted it to be simple, convivial, warm, modular and different. The building’s exterior is intentionally understated to blend into the industrial environment.
Image Courtesy © Cyrus Cornut
- Architects: Encore Heureux architectes (Julien Choppin and Nicola Delon)
- Project: 507 Fab House
- Location: Rue Gustave Nourry, 45120 Châlette-sur-Loing, France
- Photography: Cyrus Cornut, Philippe Rouault and Rémy-Pierre Ribière
- Client: Hutchinson (Aurore Bardon, Director of the 507 project and Christian Leys, construction manager)
- Project manager: Margot Cordier, assistée de Jordan Weisberg & Ariane Francescato
- Program manager: François Guiguet (Aubry et Guiguet Programmation)
- Interior design for the kitchen and the Hut: Véronique Bertholon
Friday, June 16th, 2017
Article source: HKA | Hermann Kamte & Associates
The Lake Chad is dying and if nothing is done, it will belong to the past. It is important to understand, the Lake Chad is the home of first Men, and a worldwide patrimony which need to be preserve for the health and equilibrium of our planet. Hermann Kamte & Associates reveals their vision for the regeneration of the lake before its pronounced disappearance.
Image Courtesy © HKA | Hermann Kamte & Associates
- Architects: HKA | Hermann Kamte & Associates
- Project: The Forgotten – Dead Or Alive
- Location: Cameroonian
- Research: Humanitarian – Lake Chad Regenerattion
- Year: 2016 (December)
Thursday, June 8th, 2017
Article source: D-Werker Architects
Unicity – Carver Korea Lab.: to obtain “Idetity” in urbanscape.
Unicity is the headquarters and research center of Carver Korea, a cosmetic business in South Korea. Carver Korea wants to make a splendid building design to show recent growth of the company.
Image Courtesy © Inwoo Yeo
- Architects: D-Werker Architects (Jieun Lee, Hwon Yoon)
- Project: Unicity
- Location: 459-1, Daeheung-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Korea
- Photography: Inwoo Yeo
- Client: Sang Rok Lee
- Construction: Gaudikorea Co.
- Structure: Ferroconcrete
- Finishing Materials: Pine Board Exposed Concrete, Exposed Concrete
- Levels: 1 Basement, 5 Fllors
- Total Area: 1,961.91 sqm
- Year: 2017
Sunday, May 28th, 2017
Article source: LMN Architects
The $52.8 million PACCAR Environmental Technology Building at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington brings to life the vision of WSU’s Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture and the pursuit of interdisciplinary research related to sustainability concerns. The 96,000-square-foot project is a collaboration between designers LMN Architects and general contractor Skanska. The four-story building serves five of WSU’s long-standing research and development centers, all dedicated to tackling multi-faceted environmental issues through interdisciplinary collaboration. “What’s exciting about this project is how it sums up so much of what contemporary education is about—collaboration, exploration…a true interdisciplinary approach—the whole project is essentially one giant laboratory,” notes Mark Reddington, FAIA, Partner at LMN.
Image Courtesy © Ed LaCasse
- Architects: LMN Architects
- Project: PACCAR Environmental Technology Building
- Location: Pullman, Washington, USA
- Photography: Ed LaCasse
- Contractor: Skanska
Sunday, May 28th, 2017
Article source: HOK
Saudi Arabia is diversifying its energy production from oil and gas to alternative sources such as solar and wind. The King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), a non-profit institution located outside Riyadh, is responding to this shift by studying the economics, technologies and policies associated with various types of energy.
KAPSARC Library and Apartments, Image Courtesy © Alan Karchmer
- Architects: HOK
- Project: King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center Residential Community
- Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
- Photography: Alan Karchmer
- Site: 500 acres / 200 hectares
- Buildings: 2.05 million sq. ft. / 190,240 sq. m.
Sunday, May 14th, 2017
Article source: Dear Design studio
The new Creative Research Park of Barcelona is located in the Canòdrom, an emblematic rationalist building designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Bonet i Castellana in 1961, that used to work as a greyhound track.
After the building refurbishment in 2016, Dear Design Studio won the competition for the building’s interior design, and also proposed the corporate identity and signage design, to give the project greater coherence. The challenge was to adapt the facilities of the former greyhound stadium to its new function as a flexible and dynamic space for startups and technology companies in the creative and cultural industries. At the same time, Dear Design proposed to stimulate the neighbourhood by including technological interventions that reflect the processes developed in the building.
Image Courtesy © aitorestevez
- Architects: Dear Design studio
- Project: Canodròm, Creative Research Park
- Location: Carrer de la Riera d’Horta, 3, Barcelona, Spain
- Photography: aitorestevez
- Client: Barcelona City Council
- Design: Dear Design
- Creative Director: Ignasi Llauradó
- Collaborators: Paulina Calcagno, Sebastián Pereira, Laia Freixes, Cristina Anglès, Fran Rodríguez.
- Graphic Design: Jordi Rins
- Surface Area: 2312m2
- Year: 2016
Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
Article source: Jeanne Dekkers Architectuur
The Tetra building is the new face of the independent Research Institute Deltares. The institute, which focuses on innovative solutions to Delta problems, was housed on an outdated campus designed in the sixties. Jeanne Dekkers Architectuur tried to find a suiting expression to the changing emphasize of the research of Deltares. New insights into the essence of hydraulic engineering, with more emphasis on the “soft side”, the ecology and sustainability, asked for a different architectural language.
Image Courtesy © Stijn Brakkee
- Architects: Jeanne Dekkers Architectuur
- Project: Tetra Office Building for the Research Institute Deltares
- Location: Rotterdamseweg 185, Delft, The Netherlands
- Photography: Daria Scagliola, Stijn Brakkee and Jim Pulles
- Client: Deltares Research Institute
- Construction: Pieters Bouwtechniek, Delft
- Installations: Deerns Raadgevende Ingenieurs BV, Amsterdam
- Contractor: Combi, Deventer
- Size: 5.805 m2
- Year: 2013