Archive for the ‘University’ Category
Friday, October 28th, 2016
Article source: Architecture Patrick Mauger
The campus of Université de Pau et du Pays de l’Adour (UPPA), bearing the hallmark of its architect André Grésy, is immersed in wooded grounds and has a strong relationship with its environment. In order to comply with the project developed by the university, to coordinate the different activities, and to upgrade – in terms of quantity and quality – the material means and real estate, the building of the Faculté de Droit, Economie et Gestion – Faculty of Law, Economics & Management – and of the Institut d’Administration des Entreprises – Institute of Business Administration – is reorganized, and an extension of the research centre is created.
The world of research is constantly changing. Therefore the project developed by Patrick Mauger is open-ended.
Image Courtesy © Architecture Patrick Mauger
Friday, October 28th, 2016
Article source: m3architecture
m3architecture has designed stage one of the alterations and additions for the University of Queensland’s (UQ) Architecture School, set within the existing Zelman Cowen building.
Image Courtesy © Brett Boardman
- Architects: m3architecture
- Project: University of Queensland School of Architecture
- Location: Queensland, Australia
- Photography: Brett Boardman
Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
Article source: Auer Weber
Forward-thinking education requires contemporary concepts, including renovation of university infrastructure, which the French ministry of education has provided extensive funding to expand. An important goal of these reforms is to rethink outdated learning concepts. Technical progress, as well as new methods of communication between teaching institutes (students and teaching bodies) and the public, begin to question the traditional form of scientific libraries. The new Learning Centre “Innovation” is part of a series of similar institutes tasked with stepping up to the new challenges and preparing for the future.
Image Courtesy © Aldo Amoretti
- Architects: Auer Weber
- Project: Learning Centre “Innovation”, Lille 1 University
- Location: Villeneuve d’Ascq, France
- Photography: Aldo Amoretti
- Software used: Vectorworks and Rhino/Grashopper
Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
Article source: Banker Wire
It’s only fitting that a university building with multiple practices under one roof is employing the use of versatile woven wire mesh, manufactured by Banker Wire.
Banker’s mesh provides strong infill material that also meets the architect’s design intent for exterior stair and pedestrian bridge railings at the new Jacobs Hall on the University of California, Berkeley campus. The three-story, 24,000-square-foot building houses design studios, equipment labs, classrooms, and community space.
Image Courtesy © Banker Wire
- Manufacturer: Banker Wire
- Project: Jacobs Hall – UC Berkeley
- Location: California, USA
Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
Article source: LGA Architectural Partners
The University of Waterloo School of Architecture at Riverside is a conversion of a 100-year-old silk mill located in Cambridge. The existing building is 85,000sq/ft over three storeys and is a steel and wood structure with mill deck flooring. The building was funded by donations from all levels of government as well as the local business community. A unique aspect of the project was the modest budget coupled with an extremely aggressive timeframe: $100/sf and one year to design and build, ready for occupancy. We developed a fast-track schedule to allow for the design and building activities to happen simultaneously. The project was delivered on time and on budget in September 2004.
Image Courtesy © Ben Rahn/A-Frame Inc.
- Architects: LGA Architectural Partners
- Project: University of Waterloo School of Architecture
- Location: Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
- Photography: Ben Rahn/A-Frame Inc.
- Client: University of Waterloo School of Architecture
- Design Team: Janna Levitt, David Warne, Greg Latimer, Daniel Bartman, Veronica DelGuidice
- Construction Manager: Alberici Constructors, Ltd.
- Structural Engineering: Blackwell Bowick Partnership Limited
- Mechanical & Electrical Engineering: Keen Engineering
- Code Consultant: Arencon Inc.
- Lighting consultant: Gerry Cornwell Lighting Design
- Millwork consultant: Henderson & Associates Inc.
- Construction Cost: $8,200,000
- Project Size: 85,000 square feet
- Project Completed: September 2004
Friday, September 16th, 2016
Article source: Architektūros linija
The key idea of the Life Science Centre architecture are the science and teaching complex modules forming the public space layout and comprising the integral whole like different cells of the matter. Cube-shaped volumes in open spaces of Saulėtekis, reiterating the natural context and building a humanist, traditional urban structure characteristic of the city of Vilnius, resemble a feature of the historical Vilnius University ensemble – a cosy inner courtyard. The volumes comprising the square perimeter and the entrance to the building are moved out over the glass vestibule and the merging space unites the areas of the main lobby, the courtyard and the passage, seamlessly linking them with the environment.
Image Courtesy © Tadas Černiauskas
- Architects: Architektūros linija
- Project: Life Science Centre of Vilnius University
- Location: Saulėtekio al. 9, Vilnius, Lithuania
- Photography: Martynas Slapšys, Tadas Černiauskas (Tadao Cern)
- Software used: AutoCad
- Engineers: UAB Ekoprojektas, Viltekta
- Project authors: architects Gintaras Čaikauskas, Miroslav Šejnicki, Virginija Venckūnienė, Vytenis Raugala
- Building volume: 137 000 m³
- Total building area: 24 084 m²
- Parking places: 317
- Project year: 2015
- Realization: 2016
Sunday, September 11th, 2016
Article source: Arhipolis Architects
University Campus programs are implemented in the 70-s residential area on the east part of the town of Split.
Originally master plan is brought defining infrastructural corridors and plots for the new university developments. On the each plot specific program is defined by the masterplan , followed b y architectural competition.
Image Courtesy © Arhipolis Architects
- Architects: Arhipolis Architects
- Project: Students Residence
- Location: Split, Croatia
- Software used: Autocad
- Authors: Neno Kezić, Emil Šverko
- Collaboration: Goran Banic
- Project Team: Nora Roje, Mateo Marinovic, Joseph Katalinić, Srdjan Luksic
- Year: 2012
Thursday, August 25th, 2016
Article source: Studio Flt-Office
The project shows three distinct actions on the island (recovering historical buildings, student accommodation and university campus).
These actions interact in a complementary way within the project area and are in direct communication with each other via the pedestrian cardo.
Image Courtesy © Studio Flt-Office
- Architects: Studio Flt-Office
- Project: Venice University Island
- Location: Venice, Italy
Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
Article source: Museum of Finnish Architecture
The former main building of the Helsinki University of Technology took on a new role when three universities were merged as Aalto University in 2010. The Otaniemi Campus designed by Alvar Aalto was chosen as the shared home of the Aalto Schools of Engineering, Business and Arts & Design.
Image Courtesy © Tuomas Uusheimo
- Architects: Arkkitehdit NRT Oy
- Project: Renovation Of The Aalto University Undergraduate Centre
- Location: Otakaari 1, 02100 Espoo, Finland
- Photography: Tuomas Uusheimo
- Software used: ArchiCAD versions 11 to 13
- Total area: 47 985 brm2
- Volume: 183 879 m3
- Year finished: 2015
Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
Article source: Vo Trong Nghia Architects
The groundbreaking ceremony for FPT University has begun on-site on 13/06/2016, marking the beginning of the new campus construction.
Featuring various green spaces that promote students and staffs’ interactions and well-being, such as tree-covered rooftops, balconies and a plant-filled courtyard. The new campus is described as the city’s new icon of sustainability and a social gathering attractant.
Image Courtesy © Vo Trong Nghia Architects
- Architects: Vo Trong Nghia Architects
- Project: FPT University
- Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
- Client: FPT University
- Principal architects: Vo Trong Nghia, Kosuke Nishijima, Hidetoshi Sawa, Tran Thi Hang
- Team: Nguyen Tat Dat, Tran Cam Linh, Takahito Yamada, Nguyen Duy Phuoc
- Budget: 400,000,000,000VND (app. 18million USD)
- Site area: 22,500 m2
- GFA: 29,000 m2
- Status: Under construction