Archive for the ‘Research & Development Centre’ Category
Thursday, October 27th, 2016
Article source: Macro Sea
Macro Sea began work on Building 128—which, after years of neglect, was a deserted shell—in 2012. The team took inspiration from the cathedral-like steel trusswork, and approached it as a 1970’s High-Tech Modernist muse—a kind of structural expressionist beauty.
Image Courtesy © Spencer Lowell
- Architects: Macro Sea
- Project: NEW LAB
- Location: New York, USA
- Photography: Spencer Lowell
- Project Management: DBI Projects
- Architect of Record: Marvel Architects
- Architectural Lighting: Domingo Gonzalez Associates
- Vintage Furniture: Ricky Clifton
- Plants: John Mini Distinctive Landscapes
- Cofounders of New Lab: David Belt and Scott Cohen
Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
Article source: aires mateus e associados
The project intends to evoke the architectural landscape of the Azores, drawing upon the form and material that embed the collective memory of this island and archipelago, that have become, with time, a second nature of this place. Therefore, the buildings are archetypal volumes, simple and compact, clad with the local basaltic stone.
Image Courtesy © SG +FG = Sergio Guerra + Fernando Guerra
- Architects: aires mateus e associados
- Project: Monitoring and Investigation Centre and Accommodation for researchers
- Location: Lagoa das Furnas, São Miguel, Açores, Portugal
- Photography: SG +FG = Sergio Guerra + Fernando Guerra
- Client: SPRAçores
- Colaborator: Valentino Capelo De Sousa, Mariana Barbosa Mateus, Susana Rodrigues, Joana Simoões, Catarina Belo, Francisco Caseiro, Vânia Fernandes, João Caria Lopes
- Project Leader: Patrícia Marques
- Landscaping: João nunes – proap
- Engineer: Afassociados
- Constructor: Somague
- Builting area: 1 130 sqm
- Site area: 80 000 sqm
- Date of project: 2005-2008
- Date of construction: 2008-2010
Sunday, August 14th, 2016
Article source: LWPAC – Lang Wilson Practice in Architecture Culture Inc.
The objective for the UBC Dairy Research Centre housing project was to create a housing facility for faculty members, researchers and students where they could live, socialize and collaborate.
Image Courtesy © LWPAC – Lang Wilson Practice in Architecture Culture Inc.
Friday, July 29th, 2016
Article source: Studio Fuksas
The area lies at the heart of the industrial complex Ferrari in Maranello.
The center, located between the Wind Tunnel and the building of the engineering sector, represents the predominant image of Ferrari SpA. This building houses the offices of the technical direction of Ferrari.
Image Courtesy © Ramon Prat
- Architects: Studio Fuksas (Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas)
- Project: Ferrari Headquarters And Research Centre
- Location: Via Abetone Inferiore 4, Maranello, Modena, Italy
- Photography: Maurizio Marcato and Ramon Prat
- Client: Ferrari SpA
- General Contractor: Cogei Costruzioni SpA, Bologna
- Structures: Ing. Gilberto Sarti, Rimini
- Engineering: AI Engineering, Torino
- Cost: 14,000,000 Euros
- Area: 17,000 sq. m.
- Period: 2001-2004
Friday, July 1st, 2016
Article source: S&AA Architects
The new Institute of Image-Guided Invasive Hybrid Surgery is an ambitious project, turned to the future while dialoguing with the existant Civil hospital complex where it is located.
Integration into the historical site of the Civil Hospital
In a location with such various architectural styles, the elegant and sobre architecture of the Institut with its shape, its implantation and its roof, borrows from this historical architecture to create a contemporary form.
Image Courtesy © S&AA Architects
- Architects: S&AA Architects
- Project: Institute of Image-Guided Invasive Hybrid
- Location: Strasbourg, France
- Software used: Archicad v17
- Client: IRCAD
- S&AA, Architects
- SNC LAVALIN, technical engineering consultants
- SOLARES BAUEN, energy consultants
- KS construction, general contracting company
- SOPREMA, waterproofing
- SOVEC, electricity
- LOHNER, heating
- Cost: 23 000 000 € HT
- Gross external area: 13767 sqm
- Construction year: 2014-2016
Thursday, June 16th, 2016
Article source: emmanuelle moureaux architecture + design
Second and third floor spaces of the Clinical Research Center for Medical Equipment Development (CRCMeD) at Kyoto University Hospital. These two floors, occupied by Canon Inc. and Kyoto University, will become the future site for projects developed in collaboration between people lending their expertise to research initiatives and a great number of supporters. The thoughts of each of these people working in various fields will come together in this space, bringing together a convergence of knowledge and skills that will create new possibilities. The design expresses the invisible “threads” that connect each of these different thoughts to one another, just like how threads are spun together to create a strong, supple fabric. Specifically, ito (Japanese for “thread”) is used as a motif that would bridge the second and third floors of this research center, designing a space that came together in a single, massive flow. Just like how new possibilities emerge out of encounters between people, a spectrum of different colors appear at the junctions between threads, creating chromatic combinations that resemble landscapes: field green, sky blue, light cherry pink, snow white, dusky orange, and white horizons.
Image Courtesy © Daisuke Shima / Nacasa & Partners Inc.
- Architects: emmanuelle moureaux architecture + design
- Project: Kyoto University Hospital/Clinical Research Center for Medical Equipment Development
- Location: Shogoin-Kawaharacho 54, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8507, JAPAN
- Photography: Daisuke Shima / Nacasa & Partners Inc.
- General Contractor: ZYCC inc. (2F) / Kansai repair inc. (3F)
- Total floor area (design area): 386.883 m2(2F) / 713.678 m2(3F)
- Completion: 2012. Mar. 15
Saturday, June 4th, 2016
Article source: Schweitzer & Associés Architectes
The Carlsberg Research and Development Center was built on the site of its subsidiary company Kronenbourg. The articulations of the building are defined by the program: offices, laboratories and process area. Vertical timber slats are built in front of the facades to create a visual and solar filter for inner spaces. The upper parts of the slats are waving to remind the Carlsberg logo. The main ingredients used for beer processing are surrounding the building. A pond filled with water creates mirroring effects and animates the pedestrian way towards the entrance. Patches of hop cover the north facades creating a visual filter. Finally, a monumental barley field is printed on the facade facing the road.
Image Courtesy © Pierre Pommereau
- Architects: Schweitzer & Associés Architectes
- Project: Carlsberg Innovation, Research and Development Center
- Location: Obernai (67), France
- Photography: Pierre Pommereau
- Software used: Archicad 17
- Client: Carlsberg Group
- Area: 9400 sqm / 101 118 sqft
- Year: 2014
Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
Article source: The American Institute of Architects (AIA)
The Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL) is a 24,350-square-foot education, research and administration facility at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, a public garden attraction in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Designed and built to generate all of its own energy while treating and reusing all water captured on-site — the result of an integrated design process guided by the principles of the International Living Future Institute — the facility is the first in the world to meet all four of the world’s highest green construction standards: The Living Building Challenge™, awarded in March 2015; WELL Building Platinum, awarded in October 2014; Four-Stars Sustainable Sites Initiative™ (SITES™) certification for landscapes, awarded in November 2013; and LEED® Platinum, awarded in August 2013.
Image Courtesy © The Design Alliance Architects
- Architects: The Design Alliance Architects
- Project: Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL)
- Location: One Schenley Park Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15213 United States
- Project Owner: Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
- Project Site Context/Setting: Urban
- Project Type: Education – General Office – 10,001 to 100,000sf Public Assembly – Recreation
- Building or Project Gross Floor Area: 24,350 square feet
- Project Completion Date: December, 2012
Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
Article source: The American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Sited in a rolling meadow in Galway, Ireland, with uninterrupted views in four directions, the Biosciences Research Building (BRB) is the first phase of a new North Campus Science Precinct at the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG). The BRB provides high technology science research space dedicated to cancer research, regenerative medicine, chemical biology and BSL3 animal research, and is one of the most energy efficient research buildings in the world dedicated to such an intense scientific agenda. It was also constructed for an extremely low cost per SF ($413), as compared to similar facilities, which typically cost $600-800/SF. In fact, 89% of the building is used for research space.
Image Courtesy © Payette
- Architects: Payette and Reddy Architecture + Urbanism
- Project: Biosciences Research Building (BRB)
- Location: University Road Galway, Ireland
- Photography: Payette
- Project Owner: National University of Ireland, Galway
- Submitting Architect: Payette
- Joint Venture or Associate Architect: Reddy Architecture and Urbanism
- Project Site: Previously Undeveloped Land
- Project Type: Education – College/University (campus-level)
- Project Site Context/Setting: Suburban
- Total project cost at time of completion, land excluded: $36,720,000.00
- Building or Project Gross Floor Area: 86,112 square feet
- Project Completion Date: October, 2013
Tuesday, March 29th, 2016
Article source: Chyutin Architects
The building for the research laboratories of the National Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev (NIBN), is situated at the southwestern corner of the Ben-Gurion University campus. The edifice is a part of the university’s laboratory buildings complex and is connected to it by a covered walkway.
Image Courtesy © Amit Geron, Dan Chyutin
- Architects: Chyutin Architects
- Project: Research laboratories of the National Institute for Biotechnology
- Location: Negev, Ben-Gurion University. Israel
- Photography: Amit Geron, Dan Chyutin
- Design team: Bracha Chyutin, Michael Chyutin, Ethel Rosenhek, Jacques Dahan
- Laboratories interior: Moshly- Aldar Architects
- Area: 6000 sqm
- Project year: 2015