Archive for the ‘McNeel’ Category
Friday, September 5th, 2014
Article source: Tony Owen Partners
The Longbeach Apartments are located in the centre of Brighton Le Sands in Sydney; a busy cosmopolitan, beachside suburb near the airport. The area has a busy street life filled with cafes and restaurants. The site enjoys panoramic views of the beach which is why the Longbeach Apartments contain 50 residential units with extensive balconies and a ground floor restaurant to enhances the existing cosmopolitan streetscape.
Image Courtesy © Tony Owen Partners
- Architects: Tony Owen Partners
- Project: Longbeach Apartments
- Location: Sydney
- Software used: Autocad, Maya, Rhino, 3-D studio
Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
O A X I S: a project inspired by the sun and the desert Oasis formations. The project as a new link between the desert, renewable energies and water-saving hydroponic agriculture in direct connection to the Arabian Peninsula nearby cities.
Image Courtesy © FORWARD THINKING ARCHITECTURE
Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
Article source: NO ARCHITECTURE
NOA completes The Courtyard House in Aurora, OR. This 2,489 ft² (231 m²) structure is located on a hill overlooking protected wetlands, cantilevering towards views of the Pudding River on one side, while carving into the ground on the other. Entered through a sunken entrance court, the living spaces unfold in a continuous loop around a faceted glass courtyard.
Image Courtesy © NO ARCHITECTURE
- Architects: NO ARCHITECTURE
- Project: Courtyard House
- Location: Aurora, U.S.A
- Photography: Michael Weber.
- Software used: Rhino, AutoCad, Adobe CS, Ecotect.
- PROJECT: Private residence
- TYPE: Commission
- SIZE: 2,981 ft² (277 m²) with garage
- CLIENT: Confidential
- COLLABORATORS: WBS Construction Inc., Madden & Baughman Engineering, Inc.,
- STATUS: Completed 2013
- VALUE: $585,000;
- KEY PERSON: Andrew Heid;
- TEAM: Jack Hogan, Noa Peer, Christopher Purpura.
Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
Article source: architectengroep ARCHIVIEW
The Infoversum is unique, not only because of its fluent design and the unusual techniques being used, the exploratory and inviting role it will play in the community also make it special.
Conveniently located near the centre of Groningen,the Infoversum cannot be overlooked. It is a building that makes one curious and that needs to be explored. Never before have so many different fields of expertise, goals and techniques successfully been combined in one design.
Image Courtesy © architectengroep ARCHIVIEW
- Architects: architectengroep ARCHIVIEW
- Project: Infoversum
- Location: Groningen, The Netherlands
- Software used: Rhino and Allplan
- Architect In Charge: Jack van der Palen
- Co-workers: Isabel Friederichs, Martin Runau.
- Use: Crossing border 3D dometheatre
- Site: public square
- Building area: size of the building
- Floor area ratio: 1380 m2
- Structure system: monocoque construction
- Seats: 265 multi-functional seats
- Standing places: 400 people
- Diameter dome: 23 m
- Diameter screen: 20 m
- Projectors: 8
- Speakers: 60 speakers and 4 subwoofers
- Instigator: Prof. dr. E.A. Valentijn
- Client: Stichting Infoversum, Groningen, The Netherlands
- 3D-steel: Central Industry Group, Groningen, The Netherlands
- Construction period: March 2013 –June 2014
Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
Article source: CEBRA
CEBRA has completed a public sports facility in the Danish town of Løgstør based on the office’s“Meccano concept” for unheated, low-cost and lightweight sports halls. The concept uses construction principles and elements otherwise known from industrial buildings and warehouses – that is standardised off-the-shelf components. The idea is that these simple elements can be refined and combined in new and surprising ways – just like the Meccano model construction system – in order to create architecturally appealing, accessibleand easily adaptable sports facilities, which are cheap to build and maintain. The concept has been developed in collaboration with LokaleogAnlægsfonden (the Danish Foundation for Culture and Sports Facilities).
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- Architects: CEBRA
- Project: Løgstør sports hall
- Location: Løgstør, Denmark
- Software used: AutoCAD, Revit, Rhinoceros, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
- Project size: 1.400 m² new building
- Year: 2012 – 2014
- Status: Completed
Saturday, May 24th, 2014
Article source: Fougeron Architecture
400 Grove Street/Parcel H is a 33-unit market-rate development in the heart of Hayes Valley. This prominent site at the corner of Grove and Gough Streets is one of the parcels left vacant by the demolition of the Central Freeway, and is in a dynamic, urban San Francisco neighborhood.
Image Courtesy © Fougeron Architecture
- Architects: Fougeron Architecture
- Project: Wavehouse (400 Grove)
- Location: Hayes Valley, San Francisco
- Software used: Rhino and AutoCad.
Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
Article source: J. MAYER H. und Partner, Architekten
J. MAYER H. und Partner, Architekten has been named the winner of the invited competition for Volt Berlin, a new concept for a location for shopping and urban experience near Berlin’s Alexanderplatz. The experience cluster is a fusion concept combining a multi-brand store, various experiential offerings, events, and a hotel, and is directed towards adventurous visitors with a focus on a smart urban lifestyle.
Image Courtesy © J. MAYER H. und Partner, Architekten
- Architects: J. MAYER H. und Partner, Architekten
- Project: VOLT Berlin
- Location: Berlin, Germany
- Software used: ArchiCad and Rhino, Maya.
- Competition Team: Christoph Emenlauer, Simon Kassner, Bart van den Hoven, Mehrdad Mashaie, Mael Kang, Paul Angelier, Julien Sarale
- Client: TKN Real Estate Solutions AG in cooperationwith Jochen Schweizer Projects AG
- Fire Security Consultant: KLW Ingenieure GmbH
- Structural Engineer: Knippers Helbig GmbH
- Building Service Engineer: Transsolar Energietechnik GmbH
- CostPlanning: Jablonka Sieber Partner Architekten
- Engineering Consultant, Escalatorsand Elevators: Lüsebrink Ingenieure VBI
- Total Floor Area: approx. 29.500 m2
- Retail Space: approx. 13.000 m2
- Gastronomy: approx. 2.000 m2
- Hotel: approx. 7.500 m2
Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
Article source: URBAN OFFICE
Image Courtesy © URBAN OFFICE
- Architects: URBAN OFFICE
- Project: 9 storey residential building
- Location: Bucharest, Romania
- Software used: Rhino 3d, Autocad, 3ds Max
- Gross area: 3 792.85 sqm
- Site area: 921.60 sqm
- Design: 2005-2010
- Status: construction
Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
Article source: MAT-TER Design + Build Studio
Topology of Resilience
On November 9, 2013 the devastating Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, causing more than 5,000 deaths and destroying the homes and cities of millions. Natural disasters due to climate change have become extremely commonplace all over the world. We can’t do much to stop them, but as architects we can help design and build stronger and more resilient buildings to withstand them. As part of a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) by OOAc in support of the Typhoon Haiyan victims, the objective of this project is to generate a design concept for a typhoon-resilient school to be implemented in the affected area of the Philippines, where sadly over 4,500 schools have been destroyed by the massive storm.
Image Courtesy © MAT-TER Design + Build Studio
- Architects: MAT-TER Design + Build Studio
- Project: Guiuan National High School
- Location: Guiuan, Philippines
- Software used: We used Rhino for the 3d modeling and line drawings, Adobe illustrator and Photoshop for the diagrams and graphics.
- Year: 2014
- Type: Educational/ Disaster Relief
- Designers: Christin To, Hugo Martinez
- Social and Feasibility Research/Development: Charles Dhinakaran, Javi Muriel Santurino
Friday, May 9th, 2014
Article source: Alessandro Isola
The Cut re-configures, it surprises! It recognises the kitchen as a practical yet central space, a place to grab-and-go, a place to congregate and chat, a place to relax and dine. It knows that each of these occasions present themselves daily in our fast modern lives.
Image Courtesy © Alessandro Isola
- Architects: Alessandro Isola
- Project: The Cut (kitchen)
- Software used: MicroStation and Rhino