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  3. AD Round Up: Industrial Architecture Part VIII

AD Round Up: Industrial Architecture Part VIII

AD Round Up: Industrial Architecture Part VIII

Five great industrial projects we published back in January this year for our 8th selection. Check them all after the break.

Biotechnology Industry / Marlene Imirzian & Associates Phoenix, Arizona has a burgeoning Biotechnology industry and in order to help fill the demand for skilled employees the Paradise Valley Community College plans to double its Biotechnology Program. The new Life Science Building provides new instructional space, housing the college’s Anatomy, Physiology, General Biology, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Marine Biology and Environmental Biology Programs (read more…)

Metal Recycling Plant / Dekleva Gregoric arhitekti What is long-lasting and what is recycle friendly was one of the key questions we were able to follow in the project for a metal recycle plant, where they first accumulate and then separate different waste metals and prepare them for reuse. The project consists of an immense production plateau and two small buildings on the edge of it (read more…)

VALEO – VEC / GCP Arquitetos The retrofit and extension project for the Valeo VEC plant intended to solve the industrial flows and layout upgrade, adjusting the industrial compound to the current demands, but also preparing the production infrastructure to the future market growth (read more…)

An Office for Hodgdon Powder Company / el dorado Located in Herington, Kansas the new office for Hodgdon Powder Company utilizes a Quonset hut system of construction that allows an extremely functional yet dynamic space for the company’s employees. The design plays to the strengths of the pre-engineered system by focusing the major modifications to the end wall assemblies, allowing the dual-corrugated, structural panels to remain largely intact (read more…)

Central Energy Plant / Spillman Farmer Architects Dickinson College’s program for its Central Energy Plant addition was straightforward: extend the existing 80,000 SF building to accommodate the boilers and cooling towers required to serve the campus’ energy requirements. The College asked that the addition, a 6,300 SF building determined by the size of the equipment housed within, reveal the functionality of the building rather than conceal its operations (read more…)

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "AD Round Up: Industrial Architecture Part VIII" 10 Nov 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/183651/ad-round-up-industrial-architecture-part-viii/> ISSN 0719-8884
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