Architects: Sou Fujimoto Architects Location: Hokkaido, Japan Project Team: Hiroshi Kato Project Year: 2006 Site Area: 14,590 sqm Constructed Area: 2,536 sqm Photographer: Daici Ano & Sou Fujimoto This is the treatment center for mentally disturbed children where they live together to get regaining their mental health. It may be thought that it is a very special building when I write so, but it ..
Durante el proceso de diseño de la biblioteca se reinterpretaron los edificios existentes, construidos en base a plantas estandarizadas y repetibles. El proyecto tomó conceptualmente dichos edificios como punto de partida, girándolos, haciéndolos interactuar entre sí hasta obtener un esquema que vagamente recuerda al sembrado de edificios existentes. La planta está compuesta por barras que colap..
Architects: Atelier Phileas (member of PLAN01) Location: Dammarie-les-Lys, France Client: Région Ile-de-France Programme: Asbestos removal, heavy restructuration, extension of the workshops while in use, with temporary buildings Consultant: ARCADIS Renovation Area: 3,100 sqm Extension Area: 1,030 sqm Project year: 2007 Photographer: Stephan Lucas The renovation project presented a major advanta..
Architects: ARX PORTUGAL - José Mateus y Nuno Mateus Location: Barreiro, Portugal Project team: Paulo Rocha, Stefano Riva, Andreia Tomé, Clara Martins, Marco Roque Antunes, Nuno Grancho, Pedro Alves, Pedro Dourado, Pedro Sousa, Tânia Pedro, Francisco Marques, Sónia Luz Client: Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal Project year: 2001- 2003 Construction year: 2005- 2007 Constructed area: 10,500 sqm Lan..
Mensa Karlsruhe Mensa Karlsruhe is an elastic space, that sits in the center of the Karlsruhe University Campus. As an extension of the already existing facilites, the city of Karlsruhe is building a canteen that will serve the growing number of students. The building becomes the new adress of the campus, negotiating between the identities of three universities as well as between the urban fabri..
Young Spanish architects CrystalZoo have designed an extension to the Seu University of La Nucia, an external site of the University of Alicante in La Nucia, Spain. The two-storey extension wraps around one wing of the existing college building and includes a new reception area and cafeteria. Photographs by Guillermo Luijk and Crystalzoo Studio. The following text is from the architects: – Seu..
The Els Colors kindergarten, designed by RCR Arquitectes, exhibits a simplicity in its composition that is achieved through the juxtaposition of sections that differ only in colour. The classrooms, communal areas and cafeteria are spread across two rectangular, single level sections, which are connected by a covered passageway that also gives access to the internal courtyard. A taller section ..
Architect: Erick Van Egeraat Program: Educational building for vocational education, including sports facilities Location: Doetinchem, Netherlands Client: Stichting CoVoa, Doetinchem Constructed Area: 16.400sqm Construction start: 2004 Completion: 2006 Structures: ABT-C, Delft Landscape: Poldergast, Polsbroek The new Metzo College, located in Doetinchem, a City in the East of the Netherlands, ho..
bispebjerg bakke dwellings 135 rented accomodation dwellings designed by Professor Bjørn Nørgaard, sculptor, in collaboration with Boldsen & Holm Architects. The sculptor Bjørn Nørgaard used music as his point of departure when he modeled the first version of the building in clay, noting, “If it cannot be modeled, it should not be built.” The complex comprises two buildings that wind like a serp..