AD Round Up: Institutional Architecture Part VIII

Five great projects from nearly two years ago for our 8th selection of previously featured institutional projects. Check them all after the break.

Rothoblaas limited Company / monovolume The Rothoblaas office is a large scale commercial operation specializing in assembling systems and power tools for the woodworking industry. Warehouse and commissioning are situated on the ground floor and a showroom can be found on the upper floor. The aim of the project was to create a compact building with a high level of recognition (read more…)

AMD’s Lone Star Campus / TBG Partners Technology company Advanced Micro Devices’ (AMD) new “Lone Star” campus – located at 7171 Southwest Parkway in Austin – has been awarded LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, making it the largest LEED-certified corporate campus in Texas. The $190 million, 870,000-square-foot campus opened in January 2008 on a 59-acre tract in south Austin (read more…)

Frog Queen / SPLITTERWERK The Graz-based design collective SPLITTERWERK was commissioned to design this headquarters building for PRISMA Engineering, a machine and motor technology company also located in Graz. The objective was to design a structure which could house the company’s various research and development programs, and selectively showcase the work to a varied range of often competing clientele (read more…)

IFAW Headquarters / DesignLAB 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 (read more…)

Graduate Aerospace Laboratories / John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects The Graduate Aerospace Laboratories at the California Institute of Technology (GALCIT) has been behind some of the most significant and revolutionary achievements in the short history of flight, yet by the time we first visited the department in 2006 its historically-protected facilities, designed by Bertrand Goodhue and constructed in 1921, had barely seen any modernization (read more…)

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "AD Round Up: Institutional Architecture Part VIII" 14 Sep 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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