Archive for the ‘Tower’ Category
Friday, May 18th, 2018
Article source: BXBstudio Bogusław Barnaś
Eco Warsaw Tower is a sustainable building situated in the centre of the Polish capital. In the design process, a lot of attention was given to such needs of a contemporary human being as: contact with nature, healthy lifestyle and harmony, which are missing in the modern city.
Image Courtesy © BXBstudio Bogusław Barnaś
- Architects: BXBstudio Bogusław Barnaś
- Project: Eco Warsaw Tower
- Location: Warsaw, Poland
- Team: Bogusław Barnaś, Anna Taczalska, Mateusz Zima, Justyna Gajda, Kamil Makowiec, Anna Hydzik, Anna Mędrala, Hubert Augustowski, Aleksandra Banasiewicz, Marcin Burzyński, Kinga Żuk
- Interior Design: BXBstudio & LOOMA interior design
- Total Plot Area: 1060 sqm
- Total Building Usable Area: 5808 sqm
- Total Building Area: 789 sqm
- Total Residential Area: 2237 sqm
- Total Office Area: 285 sqm
- Total Commercial Area: 1229 sqm
- Date: 2016-2018
Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
Article source: Aedas
Vanke Tianfu Cloud City, designed by Aedas, is a prime mixed-use development in Chengdu comprising office, exhibition, hotel, residential, retail and market facilities. Situated within the Tianfu new development zone which is designated for hi-tech and sci-tech industries and in close proximity to Xinglong Lake, the project design is inspired by tech cloud.
Image Courtesy © Aedas
- Architects: Aedas
- Project: Vanke Tianfu Cloud City
- Location: Chengdu, China
- Client: Vanke
- Gross Floor Area: 375,200 sqm
- Director: Kevin Wang
- Completion Year: 2019
Friday, April 13th, 2018
Article source: Aedas
Dotted with limestone pinnacles, the World Heritage seascape of Halong Bay is Vietnam’s biggest attraction. Aedas-designed Alacarte Halong Bay Condotel Development occupies a prime seafront plot with large sweeps of unobstructed views towards the heritage site.
Image Courtesy © Aedas
- Architects: Aedas
- Project: Alacarte Halong Bay Condotel Development
- Location: Halong, Vietnam
- Client: Taseco Land
- Director: Steven Thor
- Gross Floor Area: 80,000 sqm
- Completion Year: 2020
Thursday, April 12th, 2018
Article source: MA2
The concept proposal is a residential tower that aggregates, turns, shifts, connects and radiates across the skyline of Vancouver. The tower is a submission for iconic tower designs for sky-high living and dynamic structures. By having a residential tower that rotates as its ascending vertically with a bifurcation connection, its gives the tower new possibilities in its performance and iconic presence. Helix formations and spiral lattice structures influence the tectonic shifting and architectural logic for structural and visual resilience. Tower connections with multipurpose spaces and clubhouses add to the dynamic ambiance of sky-high living and poly-valiant architectural expressions. The tower design was conceptualized to be an expression that can position itself in a multiple selection of sites across the globe giving it a universal strategy and resonance.
Image Courtesy © MA2
- Architects: MA2
- Project: Helix Residential Tower Vancouver
- Location: Vancouver, Columbia
Thursday, April 12th, 2018
Article source: Pickard Chilton
1144 Fifteenth Street is a forty-story high-performance office tower comprising twenty-seven floors of Class-A office space atop a thirteen-story podium comprising retail, restaurants, a fitness center and an 880-space parking garage. The elegant tower and its massing have been designed to be evocative of the surrounding Rocky Mountains and to establish a geological metaphor within its urban context.
Image Courtesy © Pickard Chilton
Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
Article source: RO & AD Architecten
Pompejus is a watchtower on Fort de Roovere in Halsteren, West Brabant. The tower looks out over the West Brabant Water Defence Line, the oldest part of the Zuiderwaterlinie running from Bergen op Zoom to Grave. Pompejus is a watchtower, an open-air theatre and an information point for tourists. Pompejus is named after the first commander of the fortress, Pompejus de Roovere.
Image Courtesy © Katja Effting
- Architects: RO & AD Architecten (Bergen op Zoom)
- Project: Pompejus
- Location: Halsteren, The Netherlands
- Photography: Katja Effting
- Software used: Autocad, Rhinoceros, TEKLA
- Design Team: Ad Kil, Ro Koster and Martin van Overveld
- Commissioner: Municipality of Bergen op Zoom / Municipality Bergen op Zoom
- Constructeur / Structural Engineer: Adviesbureau Luning, Velp
- Contractors: Berghbouw, De Kok Bouwgroep, Nijs Soffers, VKP
- Start-End Construction: 02-2017, 12-2017
- Height: 26 meters
Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
Article source: v2com
Surrounded by water and framed by mountains, the unique urban cityscape of Vancouver’s downtown is defined by its spectacular natural setting. ‘The Exchange’ is located in the heart of this downtown area. Selected by the city officials as one of a few new, high density, office developments in the city’s central business district this new tower will bring valuable diversity, revenue and jobs to the neighborhood and to the city as a whole.
Image Courtesy © Credit Suisse
- Architects: HARRY GUGGER STUDIO
- Project: The Exchange
- Location: 475 Howe Street, Vancouver BC, Canada
- Photography: Credit Suisse
- Client: Credit Suisse Real Estate Fund International / Swissreal
- Local Architects: Iredale Group Architecture
- Area: 37,370 m2 (Above Ground GFA)
- Completion: 11.2017
Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
Article source: PES-Architects Ltd
Icon Yunduan Tower is a 192-metre-high hybrid building located in a high-tech zone on the outskirts of the city of Chengdu, China. The aim of the project was to create a landmark visible on entering the city as well as a focal point for the earlier building phases of the area. The project is based on a winning entry in an invited architecture competition in 2009.
Image Courtesy © Marc Goodwin, Archmospheres
- Architects: PES-Architects Ltd.
- Project: Icon Yunduan Tower
- Location: Chengdu High Tech Zone, Tianfu Road, Chengdu, China
- Photography: Marc Goodwin, Archmospheres
- Software used: Revit
- Client: Chengdu Hi-Tech Investment Group Co. Ltd.
- Other Collaborators:
- Main contractor: China State Construction Engineering Corp. Ltd.
- Technical Design: China Southwest Architectural Design and Research Institute, CSWADI
- Lighting Design: A+G Licht, Germany
- Gross Area: 103,650 m² (above ground)
- Total Project Ca: 160,000 m²
- Completion Year: 2017
Thursday, March 8th, 2018
Article source: L’eau Design
PLASTIC EDITOLOGY_Gradation Tower.
So far, the beauty was like that an object reproduces the sublimity of the nature or reaches to the ideal aesthetic standard like the golden ratio. However, the contemporary art seems to keep distance from the previous beauty.
Modern architect, Adolf Loos, who said that ‘the decorations are the sins’, discussed about the value of the architectural aesthetic in tune with the time. But, whenever we see high-rise buildings composing the urban concrete jungle, they just generate individual aesthetic values of the sculptures and showy images like a nightclub, they actually have no concern about the intrinsic value requested by present day.
Image Courtesy © Shin Kyungsub
- Architects: L’eau Design
- Project: ID Hospital
- Location: 142, Dosan-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea
- Photography: Shin Kyungsub
- Client: Hansae Limited
- Construction: Reinforced concrete, Steel frame
- Exterior finishing: Blue brick, Perforated panel
- CM: CBRE Korea
- Constructor: Samil Enterprise Co., Ltd.
Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
Article source: C.F. Møller Architects
The Maersk Tower is a state-of-the-art research building whose innovative architecture creates the optimum framework for world-class health research, making it a landmark in Copenhagen. It aims to contribute positively by linking the University of Copenhagen with the surrounding neighbourhoods and wider city.
The Tower is an extension of Panum, the University of Copenhagen’s Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, and contains both research and teaching facilities, as well as a conference centre with auditoriums and meeting rooms, connected to the latest technology. With its easily identifiable and dynamically curved shape, the 15 storey research tower stands as a sculptural linchpin for the University’s Faculty of Health Sciences, whilst equally forming a visible link between the city and the North Campus.
Image Courtesy © Adam Moerk
- Architects: C.F. Møller Architects
- Project: Maersk Tower
- Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
- Photography: Adam Moerk
- Client: The Danish Property Agency for the University of Copenhagen; supported by the A.P. Møller Foundation
- Collaborators: Aggebo&Henriksen, Cenergia, Gordon Farquharson, Innovation Lab
- Landscape Architect: SLA
- Engineer: Rambøll
- Size: 42,700 m2 (24,700m² laboratories, offices and shared facilities and 18,000 m² foyer, canteen, auditoria, classrooms, plant)
- Year: 2010-2017