Archive for the ‘University’ Category
Friday, March 9th, 2018
Article source: HELLIN-SEBBAG, ARCHITECTES ASSOCIES
Some phase 1 photographs, as a reminder
The Hellin-Sebbag office began work in 2004 on the Saint-Charles Hospital site at Montpellier.
Delivered in 2011, the first phase converted the general hospital into university buildings for graduates and researchers in the Faculty of Humanities, Paul Valéry University.
Patience and perseverance were necessary to restore new life to a site at this scale.
Entrance facade on esplanade, Image Courtesy © Jean-Pierre PORCHER
- Architects: HELLIN-SEBBAG, ARCHITECTES ASSOCIES
- Project: University Campus Saint-Charles – Phase 2
- Location: Montpellier, France
- Photography: Jean-Pierre PORCHER
- Client: State – Ministry of Education, Research and Innovation, Montpellier Education Authority
- Joint Contractors: FABRICA TRACEORUM : Heritage architect
- For Project: GEC Ingénierie : Fluid engineering
Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
Article source: Filippo Taidelli Architetto
Has taken place in Pieve Emanuele (MI) the official opening of the new Humanitas University Campus – International faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Physiotherapy at the Humanitas Research Hospital – a complex of buildings and greenery designed by Architect Filippo Taidelli of the FTA Studio: an articulated university campus consisting of 3 new buildings for about 25.000 sqm, leading to educational contents and environmental sustainability.
Image Courtesy © Andrea Martiradonna
- Architects: Filippo Taidelli Architetto
- Project: The new Humanitas University Campus
- Location: Milano, Italy
- Photography: Andrea Martiradonna
- Client: PIEVE s.r.l.
- Project manager: ing. Andrea Bambini
- Construction manager: geom. Andrea Gardelli
- Lighting design: Rossi Bianchi Lighting Design
Monday, December 4th, 2017
Article source: Preston Scott Cohen, Inc.
The principal goal of the new Taubman Building is to create a new center for the school, a space called the commons, which will enable new forms of collaboration between faculty, staff and students and between the Architecture and Planning programs.
Image Courtesy © James Haefner
- Design Architect: Preston Scott Cohen, Inc.
- Project: A. Alfred Taubman Wing, University of Michigan
- Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
- Architect of Record: Integrated Design Solutions
- Photography: James Haefner
- Client: A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
- Owner: University of Michigan
- Total construction cost: $22,600,000
- Gross square footage: 36,000
- Total project cost: $28,500,00
- Completion date: September 2017
Monday, November 20th, 2017
Article source: v2com
The Renovation and Renewal for the University of Alberta’s Faculty of extension provided a collaborative hub that merged collective and indigenous learning spaces. Located in Edmonton’s Enterprise Square, this updated learning center is the main learning place for thousands of continuing education students each year, and this collaborative space contributes to downtown revitalization.
University of Edmonton, Faculty of Extension, Image Courtesy © Robert Lemermeyer | Lemermeyer Photography Inc.
- Architects: Lemay + Toker
- Project: University of Alberta, Faculty of Extension
- Location: 10230 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB, Canada
- Photography: Robert Lemermeyer | Lemermeyer Photography Inc.
- Project Manager: Grace Coulter Sherlock
- Engineers: Stantec (Mechanical), Maskell Plenzik & Partners Eng. Inc (Electrical), Chernenko Engineering LTD (Structural)
- Project Completion: February 2017
Sunday, November 5th, 2017
Article source: J. MAYER H.
The non-profit FOM University is Germany’s largest private university. With over 24 study centers in Germany and abroad, FOM university enrolls more than 21,000 working students, trainees and apprentices. The new building of the FOM University Düsseldorf provides the necessary space for the ever-increasing numbers of students.
Image Courtesy © David Franck
- Architects: J. MAYER H.
- Project: FOM University – New building for the FOM Hochschule
- Location: Düsseldorf, Germany
- Photography: David Franck, Patricia Parinejad
- Software used: ArchiCAD, InDesign, Photoshop
- Client: BildungsCentrum der Wirtschaft gemeinnuetzige GmbH (Education Center for Trade and Industry), Essen
- Partner in charge: Jürgen Mayer H., Hans Schneider
- Project team: Ana I. Alonso de la Varga, Mehrdad Mashaie, Wilko Hoffmann
- Architect on site: Starmans Architekturbuero, Aachen
- Structural engineer: Thomas & Boekamp Ingeniuergesellschaft mbH, Muenster
Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
Article source: Architects NRT Ltd
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: Architects NRT Ltd
- Project: Aalto University, Otakaari 1
- Location: Otakaari 1, 02100 ESPOO, Helsinki, Finland
- Photography: Tuomas Uusheimo
- Software used: ArchiCAD versios 13-16 and we also used several other programs for text editing, listings, and layouts.
- Detailed information: Former TKK main building Original design by Alvar Aalto 1964 Phase 2-4 renovation
- Client/Contractor: Aalto University Properties Ltd.
- Project acquisition method: Bidding competition 2009
Monday, September 25th, 2017
Article source: ATP architects engineers
As a result of its victory in an EU-wide realization competition, ATP was commissioned to plan the refurbishment and remodeling of the Faculties of Architecture and Engineering Science of the University of Innsbruck.
The integrated concept proposed two highly contrasting approaches to the design of the two similarly structured buildings – which date from 1969 – as a means of responding to the different spatial and user requirements of the two disciplines (architecture and engineering). The suspended glass façade of the “Architecture Workshop” is playfully open whereas the precise, smooth high-rise silhouette of the Faculty of Engineering Science speaks another language while also acting as a landmark for the campus.
Image Courtesy © ATP/Jantscher
- Architects: ATP architects engineers (Innsbruck)
- Project: University of Innsbruck
- Location: Innsbruck, Austria
- Photography: ATP/Jantscher
- Client: Bundesimmobiliengesellschaft m.b.H.
- Certification: 2015, TQB Certificate, Austrian Sustainable Building Council (ÖGNB); klima aktiv-Standard Gold, The Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management; EnerPHit-Standard Passivhaus
- Lead Project Manager: Hans Kotek
- Project Leader Design: Paul Ohnmacht
- Competition: 2009, 1st Prize
- Gross Built Area: 36,200 m² (of which 12,800 m² Faculty of Architecture, 19,300 m² Faculty of Engineering Science)
- Gross Built Volume: 138,200 m³
- Completion: 07/2014, 02/2015
Friday, September 22nd, 2017
Article source: Inbo
Cross-pollination and encounter are key words in the design of the renovation of the Dental Sciences Building, part of the Faculty of Medical Sciences of the Radboud University and the Arnhem Nijmegen College. The renovated building combines theory and practice in education, research and patient care.
With a façade, a new central atrium and new installations, the building is making a sustainability transition aimed at energy saving, an increase in comfort, flexible use and a contemporary look. The right separation and connections between users, between practice spaces and teach and instruction rooms, changing and flexible use – including the longer term – and the choice of quality materials prepare the building for the future.
Image Courtesy © Inbo
- Architects: Inbo
- Project: Tandheelkunde Radboud University
- Location: Nijmegen, Netherlands
- Client: Universitair Vastgoed Bedrijf (university real estate company) of the Radboud University Nijmegen
- Design Team: Inbo, Jeroen Simons: architecture of renovation and new building(s) and main design team
- Deerns: installation, building physics, sustainability
- Construction: Croes Bouwtechnisch Ingenieursbureau
- Management and commercial operation: Facilicom
- Interior and furnishings: Ex Interiors in cooperation with Wiegerinck
Thursday, September 14th, 2017
Article source: Erginoğlu & Çalışlar Architects
Shaped as a long and narrow rectangle, the project area is situated in the south of Bilgi University’s Silahtarağa Campus, which has been transformed into an educational institution from the Silahtarağa Power Plant, the first power plant of Turkey. The southern part of the area contains lodging buildings dated to the 1st National Architecture Period and once allocated to the accommodation, recreation, and social activities of power plant employees. The 180 m by 20 m plot dimensions designated in the master plan required the building mass to be shaped as a long and narrow rectangle as well. Taking into consideration the surrounding fabric and historic buildings, the block effect of the building was lessened with terrace gardens repeating on the vertical level. The nearly 50-meter length of lodging and school buildings were determinative in the division of the 150 meter-length building by three terrace gardens, so they could be perceived as four blocks, the longest of which is 42 meters.
Image Courtesy © Erginoğlu & Çalışlar Architects
- Architects: Erginoğlu & Çalışlar Architects
- Project: Studio Santral
- Location: Eyüp, İstanbul
- Project Group: İ. Kerem Erginoğlu, Hasan C. Çalışlar, Ayça Taylan, Emre Cestel, İdil S. Yücel, Yasemin Hacıkura, Ülkücan Turhan
- Owner: Silahtarağa Gayrimenkul A.Ş.
- Construction System: Steel Structure
- Project Management
- Static Project: TEM Mühendislik
- Mechanical Project: MEP Mühendislik
- Electric Project: Tasarım Proje
Thursday, August 24th, 2017
Article source: Sasaki
The Clemson University Core Campus Dining Facility is a 81,000 square foot, 1,200 seat modern food service facility that offers freshly prepared daily meals via a variety of open cooking venues and houses five different late night retail venues and a small P.O.D. convenience store. As part of Clemson’s redevelopment of its “Core Campus,” construction of this dining facility proceeded in tandem with new student housing construction, designed by VMDO Architects. These projects as a whole address the growing demand for contemporary housing and dining options in support of the university’s goals of retaining more sophomore students on campus, and maintaining its position in the top 20 national public universities.
Image Courtesy © Jonathan Hillyer
- Architects: Sasaki (Stevens & Wilkinson)
- Project: Clemson University Core Campus Dining Facility
- Location: Clemson, South Carolina, USA
- Photography: Jonathan Hillyer
- Software used: Revit, SketchUp, Photoshop
- Client name: Clemson University
- Size: 81,000 sf
- Completion date: September 2016