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IFAW Headquarters / DesignLAB

  • 01:00 - 31 October, 2009
IFAW Headquarters / DesignLAB
IFAW Headquarters / DesignLAB, © Unknown photographer
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From the architect. Boston based DesignLAB Architects designed the World Headquarters for the International Fund for Animal Welfare(IFAW). Given the mission of the IFAW ("provide a better world for animals and people"), the challenge was to incorporate this through sustainable design.

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The program distributed in 54,000sqf is arranged in three clean volumes sitting on a reclaimed brownfield site. The volumes are open to the outside, integrated with the surroundings, through transparent planes. To control the sun over these facades, a series of louvres are arranged along them as you can see on the photos.

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The building received the LEED Gold Certification, validating the sustainable strategy.

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Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "IFAW Headquarters / DesignLAB" 31 Oct 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/39461/ifaw-headquarters-designlab/>
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FIBERGLASS COLOMBIA · May 03, 2012

"@Cementos_Argos: Si eres amante de los animales esta construcción sostenible te gustará. http://t.co/eICyxZBw #Argos #arquitectura

Juan Camilo · May 03, 2012

Si eres amante de los animales esta construcción sostenible te gustará. http://t.co/TjtyLbXC #Argos #arquitectura http://t.co/G4jjvmOH

? SpeedGio · May 03, 2012

Si eres amante de los animales esta construcción sostenible te gustará. http://t.co/TjtyLbXC #Argos #arquitectura http://t.co/G4jjvmOH

katherine bustamante · May 03, 2012

Si eres amante de los animales esta construcción sostenible te gustará. http://t.co/TjtyLbXC #Argos #arquitectura http://t.co/G4jjvmOH

inmobiliaria DIPRO · May 03, 2012

Si eres amante de los animales esta construcción sostenible te gustará. http://t.co/TjtyLbXC #Argos #arquitectura http://t.co/G4jjvmOH

Marii · May 03, 2012

Si eres amante de los animales esta construcción sostenible te gustará. http://t.co/TjtyLbXC #Argos #arquitectura http://t.co/G4jjvmOH

ARGOS · May 03, 2012

Si eres amante de los animales esta construcción sostenible te gustará. http://t.co/TjtyLbXC #Argos #arquitectura http://t.co/G4jjvmOH

Wiggly Giggly · April 28, 2011

Epic post, I've just got a poodle dog to train.

critique · November 04, 2009

Great shot with the dog admiring the view!

Nika · November 03, 2009

Reading: "IFAW Headquarters / DesignLAB | ArchDaily" (http://twitthis.com/q3oogb)

Design Service · November 02, 2009

RT @researchstudio: architecture: IFAW Headquarters, Yarmouthport, Massachusetts / DesignLAB Architects http://bit.ly/2ikIJ7 (archdaily)

DESIGN*aRt::archive · November 02, 2009

architecture: IFAW Headquarters, Yarmouthport, Massachusetts / DesignLAB Architects (15pics) http://bit.ly/2ikIJ7 (archdaily)

map-lab architects · November 01, 2009

RT @archdaily - a great project by our Boston friends at DesignLAB - IFAW Headquarters http://bit.ly/3nFoah

E · November 01, 2009

looks really good... would love to find out more about how it works on a sustainable level.. would also really appreciate drawings if possible. Cheers.

arhitectura · November 01, 2009

IFAW Headquarters / DesignLAB:
Boston based DesignLAB Architects designed the World Headquarters for the Inter.. http://tinyurl.com/yzdzukx

Rory · November 01, 2009

Looks great . . . Reminds me a lot of something that would have been done by some QLD architects in Australia. John Mainwaring, Bark Architects etc.

Pickelweasel · November 01, 2009

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Architecture+Molding · October 31, 2009

IFAW Headquarters / DesignLAB:
Boston based DesignLAB Architects designed the World Headquarters for the Inter.. http://bit.ly/3MnBCd

Bocetos Digitales · October 31, 2009

IFAW Headquarters / DesignLAB:
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Architecture Topic · October 31, 2009

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