Archive for the ‘Workshop’ Category
Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
Article source: TYIN tegnestue Architects
A dream of the worldÕs most beautiful workspace
Three years ago HŒvard Lund stood in the office of TYIN Tegnestue. The musician from GildeskŒl presented a vision of creating the worldÕs most beautiful workspace on the isle of Fleinv¾r outside Bod¿, in the northernmost parts of Norway. The workspace would be a place where musicians, artists and other creative souls could rent rooms for shorter or longer timespans. The small isle offers a secluded working environment in an area of awe-inspiring natural beauty, surrounded on all sides by wild sea.
Image Courtesy © Pasi Aalto
- Architects: TYIN tegnestue Architects and Rintala Eggertsson Architects (Sami Rintala, Andreas G. Gjertsen, Yashar Hanstad, Dagur Eggertsson)
- Project: Fleinvær Refugium
- Location: Fleinv¾r, GildeskŒl Kommune, Norway
- Photography: Pasi Aalto
- Client: HŒvard Lund
- Professionals: Hanmo (welding), T¿mrer Stangvik (carpentry), Andrew Devine (carpentry), Ruben Stranger (carpentry), Harboe Leganger (engineer)
- Students: Annika Persch Andersen, Simen Aas, Thea Hougsrud Andreassen, Edouard Bernard, Camille Boudeweel, Claudia Calvet Gomez, Steinar Hillers¿y Dyvik, Sophie Galarneau, William Gibson, Henrik Pfeiffer, Elise Aunet Tyldum, Espen Strandmyr Eide, Aurora Sch¿nfeldt Larsen, Kim Stroh, Erik Hadin, Anna van der Zwaag, Sara Lipinska, Harald Seljes¾ter, Tuva Andersen, Julia Kolacz, Mats Heggern¾s, Anne-Margrethe Lothe, Ulrikke Sch¿nfeldt, Anette Morvik Roberstad, Fredrik Asplin, Jan Fredrik Holmestrand, Alberto Reques, Sara Kamilla, Wik Edwina Brisbane, Adrian Aress¿nn Norwich, James Dugdale, Marek Lepiochin, Odin Ardach, Marie Norum, Tyra Mathilde Marsteng, Theodor Braat¿y, Jana Mentges, Simone Marusi, Pilou Passard, Quentin Desveaux, Rahel Haas, Ninni Westerholm, Ambra Aliraj, Sebastiˆ Mercadal, Ingrid Stenvik Larsen, Anna Maragno, Martin Boullay, Eirik SkŒrdalsmo, Even Egholm Fuglestad, Matilde Sundquist, Silva Marie Eikaas, Elisabeth Zachries, Beno”t Perrier, Martin Barrre, Julie Huseby, Agathe Ledoux, Ossian Quigley Berg, Roger Escorihuela, Emmanuel Banda
- Workshop teachers: Sami Rintala, Andreas G. Gjertsen, Yashar Hanstad, Dagur Eggertsson, Carla Carvalho, Pasi Aalto, Kata Palicz
- Cost: 6.000.000 NOK
- Area: 123 m2
- Building period: May 2013 – January 2017
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.
Sunday, June 4th, 2017
Article source: Rena Sakellaridou & Morpho Papanikolaou, SPARCH
We recycle ideas, architectural concepts, structures, buildings, materials. We experiment with hybrids that step out from what exists and are transformed through new programs. How do you transform the former paper factory in Marzabotto into a place for culture, development and innovation? How do you recycle this old industrial plant into new life and uses? How do you give the Green Academy strong presence?
Image Courtesy © Rena Sakellaridou & Morpho Papanikolaou, SPARCH
- Architects: Rena Sakellaridou & Morpho Papanikolaou, SPARCH
- Project: Eco-Cocoon | Green Academy
- Location: Bologna, Italy
- Collaborating Architects: N. Apergis A. Georgiadis, N. Tsompikou G. Papanikolaou, A. Verteouri, A. Vasileiou
- Students: D. Pouniou, Z. Kokogia, P. Vryza, K. Venieris, A. Carrer Vives, M. Vollas
Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Article source: Boano Prismontas
The name Quiubox is a combination of the Colombian expression “¿Quiubo?”, meaning “what’s up”, “hello, what is happening”, and a “box”, referring to a small scale architectural object, a container of knowledge and activities.
Quiubox is a nomadic workshop, a project designed for the Afro-Colombian communities living in the coastal areas surrounding Cartagena.The project aims to tackle inequality by building bridges between professionals and ethnic communities in the Colombian Caribbean.
Image Courtesy © Boano Prismontas
- Architects: Boano Prismontas
- Project: Quiubox
- Location: Milan, Italy
- Artworks: Marìa Eugenia Beizo
- Collaborators: Alessio Monarca, Eszter Hanzséros, Nicola Paggi, Stefano Casati, Wilson Lam
Sunday, April 30th, 2017
Article source: Raum
The Trucks Maintenance Centre is an antenna of the Ile et Vilaine departmental equipment park (Britany, France).
The project proposes to create a dialogue between the new building and the landscape bocage.
Image Courtesy © Audrey Cerdan
- Architects: RAUM
- Project: Trucks Maintenance Centre
- Location: La Gouesnière, Britany, France
- Photography: Audrey Cerdan
- Client: Conseil Régional de Bretagne
- Engineering: Otéis (TCE), Acoustibel (acoustique)
- Materials: Wood, Concrete, Polycarbonate, Vegetalize roof & Steel
- Cost: 3 800 000 € (excl. tax)
- Surface: 2 352 m2
- Year: 2016
Friday, April 14th, 2017
Article source: h2o architectes
The R buildings concerned by our rehabilitation project are located in the lower part of the site of the Cartoucherie at Bourg-les-Valence, listed as a Historic Monument. The first phase of the work led by the town and the architect Philippe Prost allowed for the rehabilitation of the principal building with its fine architectural qualities and of the courtyard, which were both in a ruinous state. This important building of our heritage was, in 2009, transformed into a place of creation with the opening of a new major center for quality film animation.
Image Courtesy © Myr Muratet
- Architects: H2o architects with ID + Engineering
- Project: La Cartoucherie
- Location: The Cartoucherie, Bourg-lès-Valence Commune, France
- Photography: Julien Attard and Myr Muratet
- Commissionner: Community of Agglomerations Valence Romans South Rhône-Alpes
- Cost of works: 2 300 000 € HT
- Area: 2,420 m²
- Dated: Delivered 2016
Friday, March 17th, 2017
Article source: Marcos Guiponi
Sinergia Cowork originally started as a real estate development project, with 32 offices and 4 rental meeting rooms. Just another operation inside a recycled space that in its history worked housed a carpentry, mechanical workshop, movie studio and warehouse.
The offices function as a cowork: A recent concept in contemporary office spaces, where the user inserts himself into a heterogeneous collaborative environment that enhances his work and social skills.
The project seeks to maintain the aesthetics of the pre-existing building by using completely removable lightweight structures, made through metal beams and Structural Insulated Panels walls, and by using a neutral color palette (white and light gray), where the only color is given by the coworkers, vegetation and furniture.
The main entrance of the building is through a garage door, that is highlighted by the logo of the company. The ground floor consists of a central yard that articulates offices with cowork spaces and meeting rooms. Smaller offices are distributed in the upper floor, together with a 3d printing workshop, flexible cowork spaces, living rooms, and a photography studio.
The existing basement, built at the beginning of the 20th century, with vaults and walls in brick and stone, becomes the space of relaxation, housing the playroom, dining room, kitchen and a giant screen.
On the roof, and going through the original wooden truss, you can access an event room with an outdoor deck that is used on weekends as a place of interaction and relaxation of the coworkers outside their working hours.
Image Courtesy © Marcos Guiponi
- Architects: Emilio Magnone + Marcos Guiponi
- Project: Sinergia Cowork Palermo
- Location: Palermo, Montevideo, Uruguay
- Photography: Marcos Guiponi
- Collaborators: Mateo Vidal, Valentina Viqueira
- Structure: Magnone-Pollio Ingenieros Civiles
- Project Area: (sqm) 1400
- Year: 2013-2014
Sunday, February 19th, 2017
Article source: usoarquitectura
Open spaces are the main feature of this project located in Diana Reforma building to encourage communication and team work. In their previous location the areas were divided in too many spaces resulting in the lost of collaboration and synergies.
This architectural project was an interesting challenge because it was developed in two levels with narrow plants combined with large structural elements.
Image Courtesy © usoarquitectura
- Architects: usoarquitectura
- Project: Corporativo en Reforma Diana
- Location: Mexico City
Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
Article source: Arkitema Architects
The Gellerup area in the city of Aarhus is to be rethought. One of the ways to create more life and positive development in this troubled neighborhood is to move 950 municipal jobs to the center of the area. Arkitema Architects are winners of a PPP contest, in which the 23,000 m² building integrates workplaces and public functions as well as an entrepreneurial environment. The new building will be an icon that sets the standard for the revitalized Gellerup area.
Image Courtesy © Arkitema Architects
- Architects: Arkitema Architects
- Project: OPS Gellerup Nord
- Location: Edwin Rahrs vej, 8220 Brabrand, Denmark
- Client: Aarhus Kommune
- PPP Contractor: A. Enggaard
- Maneging contractor: Caverion
- Landscape: Arkitema Urban Design
- Engineer: Niras
- Size: 23,000 m² plus parking 12,500 m²
- Year: 2015-2018
Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
Article source: nARCHITECTS
A/D/O, the new design space in Greenpoint, Brooklyn founded by MINI, has completed construction, and will open to the public following the holiday season. Designed by Brooklyn based nARCHITECTS – the award-winning firm, founded by Principals Eric Bunge and Mimi Hoang, that was behind New York City’s first micro-unit building – A/D/O will provide a groundbreaking new kind of space for designers.
Image Courtesy © A/D/O & nARCHITECTS, by Matthew Carbone
- Architects: nARCHITECTS
- Project: A/D/O
- Location: Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York, USA
- Photography: Matthew Carbone
- Software used: Rhino and Autocad
- Design Team: Credits: Eric Bunge, Mimi Hoang (Principals); Ammr Vandal (Associate Principal), Amanda Morgan (Associate), Kyong Kim, Thomas Heltzel, David Mora, Daniel Katebini-Stengel, Gabrielle Marcoux, Jin Jin Chiu, Georgia Williams, Zach Walters, Brian Chen, Liwei Wang, Geraldine Vargas, Grisha Enikolopov
- Structural Engineer: Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
- MEP Engineer: OLA Consulting Engineers
- Civil Engineer: AKRF
- Lighting Designer: Lumen Architecture, PLLC
- Additional Furnishings and Design Consulting: HUXHUX
- Code Consultant: Jack Callahan Consulting
- Kitchen Consultant: Jacobs Doland Beer
- Construction Manager/General Contractor: Barrett Builders