The project takes place in an industrial park where no planning had been ever done. We locate ourselves in a floating context amid a specific area made of warehouses and offices building, that are also warehouses. We suggest an intervention that arranges the plot with a building that offers a great frontality to the space, whether public or private.
Set within a tropical climate, the pre-cast façade manipulates the orientation of sun shading to craft the beautiful illusion that is Concrete Waves. Part of the new industrial zone is the latest project for FPT in Ho Chi Minh City that will be completed in three phases. Developed from the learnings of earlier projects exploring the “yard typology” from a new perspective.
This commission is part of our work as Gea Desarrollos, from where we carry out the San Lorenzo Industrial Park located at the intersection of the Rosario-Santa Fe highway and the RP10 in the Province of Santa Fe. The building is located on a lot that faces the highway, becoming visible to the passage of vehicles that transit daily.
Roche’s campus in Grenzach-Wyhlen was established more than a century ago as its first manufacturing base near the Swiss border. It now houses around 1450 employees working for Roche Pharma AG (Germany). The campus’ architectural heritage reveals how collaboration has evolved: from a functional industrial space dominated by the manufacture to a human-centered environment fostering interaction and teamwork within a rational and industrial framework.
The Santa Monica College (SMC) Center for Media and Design (CMD) is a renovation and expansion of the school’s old Academy of Entertainment & Technology. The 3.5-acre project includes the construction of a 30,000-square-foot instructional wing and renovation of an existing 50,000-square-foot teaching facility; a new, three-story building for KCRW, a public radio station licensed to the school; and a new, seven-level parking structure. A courtyard with water features and a performance stage is showcased in the center of the complex. Located in ‘Silicon Beach’ – home to major media firms and tech startups – the CMD enables the school to unite all of its programs focused on media content development and design on one campus.
The building for the headquarters of this law firm that works with the renewable energy sector reuses the partially demolished concrete structure of an existing house. The project used a metallic structure and steel deck slabs to expand by 50% the area of the existing construction through additions and “grafts” of parts that were used even in the reinforcement needed to remove pillars from the original concrete structure.
It has been a great challenge designing a working space highly representative of our identity.
In the historical Tercio y Terol suburb, located in the Madrid neighborhood of San Isidro in Carabanchel, a home is intervened to become a multidisciplinary workshop for a multifaceted client. The reduced dimensions of the workspace should boost the creative development activities, such as writing, painting, or meditation. A place where having enough, and not more than necessary, is the key to fostering the creative environment.
The New Headquarters and Warehouse of the company Aníbal Cristina is located in Pousos, Leiria, near the access to the A1 highway. The site has a total area of 53.589,00 m2, is inserted in an elongated register with an approximate length of 720,00m and variable width from 12 to 150m, with its largest dimension being south-west/northeast oriented.
The residential and business ensemble on Ennetweg in Lucerne – or: a little history of transparent architecture.