Five amazing projects from November and December 2010 for our sixth selection of previously featured industrial architecture. Check them all after the break.
Geothermal Pump Stations / PK Arkitektar In 1990 Reykjavík Geothermal Heating Authority launched an open competition for a housing design for the hot water wells. PK Arkitektrar’s provided the winning design out of over 80 entries. This is the first of these buildings with others scheduled accordingly. These structures will stand as a symbol of the city of Reykjavík’s commitment to the utilization of the natural resources (read more…)
Rehabilitation Of The Old Butter Factory / M.S.B Architects Located in a residential neighborhood of single family houses, the old butter factory has the characteristic image of the other houses surrounding it, defined by a typical architecture, with simple constructive technics. The existing buildings are in an advanced state of disrepair. However, taking into consideration the architectural interest of the volume of the former factory it is our desire to recover what currently exists (read more…)
Anthophilatorio / Eduardo Cancino, Alejandra Pérez The Anthophilatorium is located in El Principal in the town of Pirque (in the foothills, near Santiago) in an area that measures 15,000 square meters, and it’s the location where a beekeeping project is being done. The task consists of designing a structure capable of accommodating the space of work involved in the process of beekeeping, optimize the space that is used by the hives, and also give an attractive image to the assigned company (read more…)
Music Farm / Normal Arhitektura Music studio with an apartment unit located at Ilidža, near Sarajevo reflected to the fact that nowadays, recent technologies and ways of mass production question where the border between industrial and administrative buildings is. Farm as a synonym for food production as a basic need for survival could be used even for music production that has become a product that is interlocked throughout all segments of modern living (read more…)
Sharp Cut Workshop / Atelier st The architects began the design of Sharp Cut Workshop by referencing the characteristicly steep roofs by the surrounding historical buildings of the provincial town Eibenstock. The result is a sharp-angular construction body with five differently inclined roof surfaces that evolves from the surrounding environment (read more…)