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Eva’s Phoenix in Toronto, Canada by LGA Architectural Partners

Sunday, June 11th, 2017

Article source: LGA Architectural Partners 

LGA Architectural Partners (LGA) has created Eva’s Phoenix, a neighbourhood within a building. Eva’s offers safe and inclusive long-term shelter, education and skills training to marginalized youth aged 16-24 in transition from homelessness to independent living. Within two, heritage-designated warehouses leased from the City of Toronto, the architectural team created a central, interior community faced by ten clean-lined and contemporary townhouses that are awash in natural light from a ceiling of new skylights, whilst securely enclosed by the original brick walls. For up to one year, each of the 50 residents enjoys his or her own bedroom, within a “house” comprised of a communal living and kitchen space and two bathrooms with up to four others. These houses face onto an internal street – which serves as a gathering place for the Eva’s community. The layering of spaces builds comfort by giving the youth the choice to decide their own level of integration.

Image Courtesy © Ben Rahn / A-Frame

  • Architects: LGA Architectural Partners (Dean Goodman, Janna Levitt)
  • Project: Eva’s Phoenix
  • Location: Toronto, Canada
  • Photography: Ben Rahn / A-Frame
  • Partners-in-Charge: Drew Adams, Ian Huff, Jeanne Ng, Christie Pearson, Babak Taghikhani, Alex Tedesco
  • Structural Engineer: Blackwell Structural Engineers
  • Mechanical and Electrical Engineering: Lam & Associates Mechanical / Electrical Engineers
  • Civil Engineering: Fabian Papa and Partners
  • Landscape Architect: Scott Torrance Landscape Architect
  • Heritage Consulting: E.R.A.

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Rescue Company 2 in New York by Studio Gang Architects

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Article source: Studio Gang Architects

Located in Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood, the new Rescue Company 2 facility is designed as a tool for training, enabling FDNY’s elite force of specialized rescue workers to stage and simulate a wide range of emergency conditions in, on, and around the building.

Image Courtesy © Studio Gang Architects

  • Architects: Studio Gang Architects
  • Project: Rescue Company 2
  • Location: New York, USA
  • Client: New York Fire Department
  • Size: 20,000 sf
  • Status: Under construction

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TREC – Training Recreation Education Center in Newark, New Jersey by ikon.5 architects

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Article source: v2com

The City of Newark has long struggled to come back from the brink since losing its industrial base in the 1950s, which resulted in decreased city revenue, increased unemployment, deplorable housing conditions and ultimately fueled the 1967 riots. Since that time, the city has attempted several “comebacks” floating a host of broad-brush proposals for renewal many of which failed. Today cities are trying a different tact, finding seeds of hope and renewal in incremental rather than sweeping-change, embarking on small scaled, targeted projects led by architects capable of bringing to these ‘wicked problems’ fresh ideas and innovative approaches in the hope of jumpstarting communities in need.

Looking East | Main Entrance, Image Courtesy © Jeffrey Totaro

  • Architects: ikon.5 architects
  • Project: TREC – Training Recreation Education Center
  • Location: Newark, New Jersey, USA
  • Photography: Jeffrey Totaro
  • Client: Newark Housing Authority
  • Structural Engineer: KSE Engineers
  • Landscape Architect: KSE Engineers
  • Contractor: Hunter Roberts Construction Group
  • Site Area: 2 acres
  • Building Area: 20,000 sf

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Clube 39 in Estoril, Portugal by Yaroslav Galant

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Article source: Yaroslav Galant 

“Yaroslav Galant innovative design” studio has finished work on the project for football club “Grupo Desportivo Estoril Praia” (Portugal). The new dynamic structure has been constructed on a roof of already existing building.

“Clube 39” includes offices and the universal transformable space, which joins restaurant, training center, conference hall, museum and open terrace facing training fields.

Image Courtesy © Dima Kornilov

  • Architects: Yaroslav Galant
  • Project: Clube 39
  • Location: Estoril, Portugal
  • Photography: Dima Kornilov
  • Architect in charge: Bogdan Vesna
  • Designer/Decorator: Ilona Galant, Yaroslav Galant
  • Area: 300m2
  • Project Year: 2017

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Project coverage and functional re-use of the skating rink in Andria, Italy by Arch. Esther Tattoli

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Article source: Arch. Esther Tattoli

Andria, Apulian city in expansion, will be equipped in 2017 with a new multi-purpose sportive center, used to practice five different sports: 5 a-side football, handball, volleyball, basketball and figure skating.

The redevelopment project of the old ice rink, facility in a state of decay, was launched in 2013 and has seen an investment by the municipal administration of approximately 650000 euros.

The project of the new ice rink has been entrusted to Esther Tattoli architect, helped by the engineer Michele Masciavè, while the works were awarded to the Euro Costruzioni of Naples.

Image Courtesy © Arch. Esther Tattoli

  • Architects: Arch. Esther Tattoli
  • Project: Project coverage and functional re-use of the skating rink
  • Location: Andria, Italy

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Campus Motor in Barcelona, Spain by Pere Puig Arquitecte

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Article source: Pere Puig Arquitecte 

The building is connected to a racetrack located in Barcelona, and is actively used as a training site for professional motor racing.  Several companies involved in the industry have set up permanent offices in this building.

A flexible design was needed for the building so that it could accommodate several companies of varying sizes.  For this reason, the building is divided between several 35 square meter subdivisions or sectors.  Each is independent from the other, and all mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) utilities were installed below each sector, allowing for an unobstructed view, optimal energy efficiency, and minimized energy consumption.

Image Courtesy © Carla Arbós

  • Architects: Pere Puig Arquitecte
  • Project: Campus Motor
  • Location: Can Palà Industrial Estate, Castellolí, Barcelona, Spain
  • Photography: Carla Arbós
  • Developer: District Council Anoia
  • Constructor: Ferrovial
  • Architect: Pere Puig Rodriguez
  • Foreman: Manel Cruz and Marin
  • Architects collaborators: Rafael Bosch Figueras, Marta Lucas Serra, Francesc Mestre Dalmau Pastor Laguna Natalia Maria Garcia Codina Sabate Nuria Casanellas
  • Facilities: Raul Cristóbal, Josep Mª Juvillà (IMOGEP)
  • Area: 2816.80 m2
  • Year: 2013

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PROTIRO in Catania, Italy by NOWA s.r.l. – Navarra Office Walking Architecture

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Article source: NOWA s.r.l. – Navarra Office Walking Architecture

1.The reuse of two former artisan sheds is the opportunity to score an anonymous urban environment and degraded by the power and strength of the architecture. In this project we used crude materials to make the surfaces very expressive.

Image Courtesy © NOWA s.r.l. – Navarra Office Walking Architecture

  • Architects: NOWA s.r.l. – Navarra Office Walking Architecture (arch. Marco Navarra, arch. Maria Marino)
  • Project: PROTIRO
  • Location: Caltagirone, 95041 Province of Catania, Italy
  • Client: Fondazione Concetta D’Alessandro Onlus
  • Collaborators: arch. Fortunato Pappalardo
  • Structures: ing. Filippo Leocata
  • Electrical plants: ing. Claudio Pitino
  • Chronology: 2011/16

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CONNECT ONE in Chuncheon-si, Korea by Kengo Kuma & Associates

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Article source: Kengo Kuma & Associates

Our aim was to create an open and liberated space for learning and communications by integrating the building and the hills around it.

The entire space spreads by forming terraces, which are connected with diagonal rooms for communication named “community voids”, which facilitate lively discussions among people who could take seats in the grand stairs and enjoy panoramic view of the nature.

Image Courtesy © Naver, PLUS 202 LEE JIN HA

Image Courtesy © Naver, PLUS 202 LEE JIN HA

  • Architects: Kengo Kuma & Associates
  • Project: CONNECT ONE
  • Location: Chuncheon-si, Korea
  • Photography: Naver, PLUS 202 LEE JIN HA
  • Client: Naver
  • Local Architect: dmppartners
  • Structural engineers: Oak Structural Design Office
  • Mechanical engineers: P.T.Morimura & Associates,LTD
  • Site area: Education: 12,614.00m2
  • Accommodation / Auditorium: 13,909.00m2
  • Building Area: Education: 5,862.53m2
  • Accommodation: 3,431.72m2
  • Auditorium: 2,458.41m2
  • floor area: Education – 16,899.04m2
  • Accommodation: 10,032.02m2
  • Auditorium: 7,861.68m2
  • Stories: Education building – 4 stories, 1 basement
  • Accommodation building: 5 stories, 1 basement
  • Auditorium building: 4 stories, 1 basement
  • Design period: 2010 May – 2012 October
  • Construction period: 2012 November – 2014 June

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“Grand Lognes” training site in France by Architecture Patrick Mauger

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Article source: Architecture Patrick Mauger

The restructuring and extension to the Lognes site for the Ministry of the Interior aims to make it the main Grand Paris training center.

A “blue” gallery has been created that acts as the project’s backbone and provides the distribution needed for the restructured buildings and extensions. It permits a separation between visitor, trainee and personnel movements and ensures the readability of the centre, with administrative premises to the south and training premises to the north.

Image Courtesy © Architecture Patrick Mauger

Image Courtesy © Architecture Patrick Mauger

  • Architects: Architecture Patrick Mauger
  • Project: “Grand Lognes” training site
  • Location: 27 Cours des Petites Écuries, 77185 Lognes, France
  • Client: Ministry of the Interior
  • Collaborators: Khephren, Cap Ingelec, Dal, Etamine, Avls, Alto Step, Alain Le Bahl, Sophie Barbaux
  • Cost: €13,7 M
  • Net Floor Space: 19,210 m² including a 1,113 m² extension
  • Completion: 2016

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Fire training camp of the Santiago Fire Brigade in Metropolitan region, Chile by Bmrg arquitectos

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Article source: Bmrg arquitectos

The training facilities of the Santiago Fire brigade are located in the suburban area of the Metropolitan Region, where the volunteer firefighters receive special training, as well as carrying out sports and other recreational activities.

The first variable facing the project was the climate, since the place has sparse vegetation and most training activities take place outdoors, where shade was an essential and scarce commodity

Image Courtesy © Mauricio Lorca

Image Courtesy © Mauricio Lorca

  • Architects: Bmrg arquitectos (María José Bizama del P. & Gonzalo Rudolphy B.) + Paula Bruna J
  • Project: Fire training camp of the Santiago Fire Brigade
  • Location: Metropolitan region, Chile
  • Photography: Mauricio Lorca / Claudio Leiva
  • Owner: Santiago Fire Brigade
  • Architects collaborators: Nicolás Hidalgo O., Karen Renner C.
  • Structural engineer: Jaime Lira M.
  • Construction company: Centro Sur
  • Area: 1.480 m2
  • Project year: 2012
  • Construction year: 2015

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