AD Round Up: Industrial Architecture Part V

© Andrés Valbuena

For the first Round Up of the year, we have five great industrial projects previously featured in ArchDaily. Enjoy them all after the break.

Argos, Building for an Electrical Generator at a Cement Factory / Felipe Gonzalez-Pacheco
In July 2006, the project is the winner of an architectural contest, for the resolution of a “skin” for a technical building containing an self generation electrical plant for cement factory. The Factory wanted to generate also a corporative image with the building. Their purpose became a mutual opportunity to generate an experimentation laboratory of technical possibilities with the material they produce, with very low density concretes (read more…)

© Courtesy of Olson Kundig Architects

T Bailey Offices / Olson Kundig Architects
Olson Kundig Architects share with us the T Bailey Offices in Anacortes, Washington, which explore the idea of using the client’s product— pipes used in wind turbine towers — in the construction of their headquarters. This 11,700 square foot office addition adjoins the existing heavy industrial manufacturing plant of T Bailey. All steel fabrication and erection takes place in the plant adjoining the project (read more…)

© Maíra Acayaba

Carglass / AUM arquitetos
The design for the administrative headquarters of Carglass, a British automotive glass company, had the intention to create a large structure, similar to an industrial hangar, but with unique and striking characteristics able to denote the use of the building. The trapezoidal configuration of the site and the care of local law suggested an unusual implantation (read more…)

© Courtesy of Lea Katz Architecture

Pack Line / Lea Katz Architecture
One of the key aspects for success of Pack Line is the modular design of the machines. All the machines are based on modular components that are easily customized for each particular project (read more…)

© Spillman Farmer Architects

Bethlehem Steel Site / Spillman Farmer Architects
Spillman Farmer Architects have achieved dual LEED© Gold certifications for the Lehigh Valley Industrial Park(LVIP) office building and Spillman Farmer Architects’ offices on the former site of the Bethlehem Steel in Bethlehem PA, the largest privately owned brownfield site in the United states (read more…)

Cite: Jordana, Sebastian. "AD Round Up: Industrial Architecture Part V" 04 Jan 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 24 May 2015. <>
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