Tag Infrastrutture

East Dike, protection for the Shenzhen coastline by KCAP+Felixx

31-10-2022

East Dike, protection for the Shenzhen coastline by KCAP+Felixx

Since 2019 a team of Dutch architects from architecture and urban planning studio KCAP and landscape architects from Felixx have been working on the east coast of Shenzhen, China. The East Dike project is a multifaceted dike system allowing an integrated approach to climate-adaptive reorganisation of the shoreline.

A 3D printed tram stop in Prague by So Concrete

19-10-2022

A 3D printed tram stop in Prague by So Concrete

In Prague, the Výstaviště tram stop in Holešovice, with a shelter made of UHPC concrete manufactured using robotic 3D printing, is one of a kind. The project designed by the Czech So Concrete firm, has enriched the experience of users as well as of the work team, saving up to 60% in materials compared to a traditional stop, with relative economic and sustainability benefits.

Studio Capitanio Architetti designs glowing bicycle station in Bergamo

09-09-2022

Studio Capitanio Architetti designs glowing bicycle station in Bergamo

The new bicycle station in Bergamo, designed by Studio Capitanio Architetti, goes a long way to make the desire to support the city's cycling mobility tangible. The low-tech and completely reversible infrastructure in white metal carpentry and glass is part of the intermodal connection hub and at night transforms into a bright lantern for the area near the train station.

TOMO DESIGN and the Metro Station Passage at Vanke Wonderland, Hangzhou

17-08-2022

TOMO DESIGN and the Metro Station Passage at Vanke Wonderland, Hangzhou

The Chinese studio TOMO DESIGN has created a new passageway for the Vanke Wonderland metro station in Hangzhou. Starting with keywords such as future, interactivity and ecosystem, the designers created a pleasant environment with a clear and efficient circulation strategy, including the signage system.

IrwinKritioti Architecture, Cruise Terminal in Limassol

28-06-2022

IrwinKritioti Architecture, Cruise Terminal in Limassol

Following the competition for the design of the new Limassol Terminal, the Cyprus-based IrwinKritioti Architecture studio created the first building specifically built for cruise ships on the island of Cyprus. A series of elliptical shells stretching for 350 metres along the pier replace the old industrial warehouse that has provided basic services for many years, as well as allowing for alternative uses of the structure.

Mazzanti: Control and Operations Center

17-06-2022

Mazzanti: Control and Operations Center

Is it possible to use a motorway control centre as a hub to facilitate connections between travellers and the local population? The answer is yes: El Equipo Mazzanti designed and proposed just such a thing to the Colombian government, building a prototype in the Antioquia department.

Smith Vigeant Architectes’ award-winning beauty for the Montréal aqueduct

04-05-2022

Smith Vigeant Architectes’ award-winning beauty for the Montréal aqueduct

Canadian architectural studio Smith Vigeant Architectes designed a building for the Montreal aqueduct, a delicate project in the natural setting of the green banks of the canal in a public park which has conquered the local citizens and been awarded the Order of Architects of Quebec’s Prize for Excellence in Architecture 2022 in the industrial buildings category.

Beautiful and pragmatic design by PAPOUSEK & SILHAN ARCHITECTS in Ostravice

25-04-2022

Beautiful and pragmatic design by PAPOUSEK & SILHAN ARCHITECTS in Ostravice

The Czech PAPOUSEK & SILHAN ARCHITECTS studio has designed the maintenance complex for the Golf & Ski Resort in Ostravice. Three houses and a courtyard accommodate the necessary functions, without sacrificing beauty, all in full respect of the natural context in which the complex is set, in the Beskydy Mountains.

TEF Design’s Larkin Street Substation Expansion

22-04-2022

TEF Design’s Larkin Street Substation Expansion

TEF Design of San Francisco has completed an interesting urban infrastructure project: a 12,200 square metre building which is America’s first net-zero energy (NZE) electrical substation. The expansion on the historic 1962 substation building not only meets the operator’s practical requirements but brings new value to the community around it.

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