AD Round Up: Projects from ACXT

AD Round Up: Projects from ACXT

Spain-based ACXT have been featured in ArchDaily several times, and even won a Building of the Year Award for their BTEK – Technology Interpretation Center back in 2010. Here’s our selection of five great projects from ACXT. Enjoy them all after the break.

BTEK – Technology Interpretation Center BTEK is an interpretation centre for new technologies, aimed at student visitors. The site’s location, on one of the highest points of the Vizcaya Technology Park and close to the Bilbao airport’s flight path for takeoffs and landings, helps with the aim of making the building a landmark in its landscape (read more…)

CEIBS Beijing Campus CEIBS (China Europe Internacional Business School) is the Business School leader in Asia. As part of it´s growth has taken the decision of building a new Campus in Beijing contracting AXCT-IDOM Group as design architect. The new Campus occupies about 19,000 sqm in a three floors building and a basement floor in a plot 33,000 sqm in the Zhong Guan Cun Science Park in Beijing. The project is conditioned by the teaching function, the Zhong Guan Cun Science Park master planning which proposes a series of compact buildings (read more…)

Bilbao Arena Limestone rocks sticking out between the banks and trees in the park gave us the key to design and resolve the complex functional and circulation program: use of simultaneous game day sports use, use of court by the neighbors, access to players, officials, public premises for a possible lookout restaurant, sports center with a separate entrance but with access to track so that residents can use the court when there is no match, parking connected to both spaces, etc (read more…)

112 Reus The new 112 Building in Reus is the model for the new emergencies management and service system in Catalonia, and the first public facility in the country to have a LEED certification. It is a new architectonic typology that brings together all the bodies in charge of managing emergencies in Catalonia (read more…)

Sports and Leisure Centre The project has been developed within a plan to transform and regenerate the coal-mining area of Asturias, following a deep crisis in a sector that until now had been its main source of wealth: its coal mines. We understood that within this context, the building should have a symbolic, turn-of-the-century appeal, marking a turning point in the life of the coalfields of Asturias. A final decision as to the exact location of the site was yet to be taken at the competition stage. The project brief asked for an idea, a design concept (read more…)

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "AD Round Up: Projects from ACXT" 26 Jan 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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