Architect: Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter Aps Location: Copenhagen, Denmark Project Year: 2005 Client: City of Copenhagen - Department of Labour & Family Affairs Engineer: Jørn Tækker A/S Contractor: NCC Brøndby Photographs: Jens Markus Lindhe Site: The neighborhood of Skanderborggade/Krausesvej is characterized by a mix of buildings made up of dense urban blocks from the turn of the 19th century, int..
Architects: Arkhefield Location: Park Ridge State School, Queensland, Australia Project Team: Shaun Lockyer, Karen Ognibene, Jemima Rosevear Project Year: 2006 Photographer: Scott Burrows, Aperture Architectural Photography Conceptual Framework The Creative Pavilion for Park Ridge State School was developed as an “out of the box” scheme specifically to contrast against the existing standard inst..
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 ..