German practice Kadawittfeldarchitektur have completed a kindergarten in Sighartstein near Salzburg, Austria, clad with metal elements designed to look like blades of grass. This green ornamentation shelters the upper floor of the two-storey building and is made of powder-coated aluminium. The building houses a kindergarten on the ground floor with access to the gardens and floor-to-ceiling wind..
Architecture: Morphosis Architects Location: Pasadena, California, USA Project Manager: Kim Groves Job Captain: Salvador Hidalgo Project Architect: David Rindlaub Project Designers: Martin Summers, Shanna Yates Project Team: Irena Bedenikovic, Pavel Getov, Debbie Lin, Kristina Loock, David Rindlaub Project Assistants: Patrick Dunn-Baker with Adam Bressler, Laura Foxman, Brock Hinze, Amy Kwok, Hu..
Architects: Luis Izquierdo W., Antonia Lehmann S.B., Rodrigo Searle G. Structural engineering: Luis Soler P. y Asociados Main contractor: Nahmías Location: Calle Alvarez Nº 2360,Viña del Mar, Chile Plot area: 17.169m2 Built area: 4.439m2 Project: 1997 Construction: 1997 Casa González, Santiago-Chile, Casa Guerrero-Radic, Cachagua-Chile. Ampliación Fundación DUOC Viña del Mar-Chile. En: XIII Bien..
Barcelona-based H Arquitectes have completed School Gym 704 in Barberà del Vallès, Spain. Commissioned by the city council of Barberà del Vallès, School Gym 704 is a prefabricated, prism shaped building with a sloping roof. The gym’s design includes a porch which provides access to the changing rooms and an outdoor running track for the children’s education centre. The structure of the gym is ma..
Architects: Saucier + Perrotte architectes Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Project team: Alain Desforges, Andrew Butler, Thomas Balaban, Anna Bendix, Nathalie Cloutier, Dominique Dumais, Eric Dupras, Louis-Philippe Frappier, Darrell de Grandmont, Louis-Charles Lasnier, Christine Levine, Jean-Francois Mathieu, Claudio Nunez, Benjamin Rankin, Pierre-Alexandre Rheaume, Samantha Schneider Str..
Holland Park School, due for completion in 2012, is a landmark education scheme within the Kensington conservation area adjacent to Holland Park in London. It will provide accommodation for 1,500 students aged between 11 and 18, and over 100 staff. The site benefits from excellent public transport links and will serve as a social and educational hub. Extended operating hours will enable the Kens..
KHR Architects wins competition for new school, leisure space and library in Ørestad City KHR architects won the competition for a new school, leisure space and library in Ørestad City with consulting engineers WSP Group Cenergia Energy Consult and Bisgaard Landscape Architects ApS. They won over Witraz architects and architects Henning Larsen. The reasons for the choice of architects KHR for th..
Architects: Lyn Rice Architects Location: New York, USA Architects in Charge: Lyn Rice & Astrid Lipka Project Manager: Kimberlae Saul Team Leaders: Karl-Erik Larson & Anne-Rachel Schiffmann Design Team: Leif Halverson (SD project architect), Kai Hotson, Julie Torres Moscovitz, Pamela Torres, Erik Carver, Jonathan Garnett, Joanna Gulik Structural, MEP, & Fire Protection Engineering: Buro Happold ..
Architects: Studio Granda Location: Reykjavík, Iceland Client: City of Reykjavík Structural Engineers: VSÓ Electrical Engineers: VJÍ Contractor: Trésmiðjan Borg Service Engineers: VGK Project Year: 2004 Photographs: Studio Granda Two identical, three storey, school buildings built in the 60’s are connected by this new extension. To reduce the visual impact of the new building the connection to t..
The building aims to promote environmental awareness and contains an information centre and education facilities for school groups. The building is charactised by a south-facing, curved glass facade with movable sun blinds and is designed to be heated and ventilated naturally. Photographs by Andrea Lhotakova Here is some more information from the architects: – Slunakov – Centre for Ecological Ac..