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Blinsecurity Armor Factory / Linnk Proyectos

August 23, 2022 Valeria Silva 0

The project arises from the need to expand and organise the production line for automotive armor, a task of Blinsecurity of Colombia. Located in the town of Barrios Unidos, in the San Fernando neighbourhood in the west of the city of Bogotá, in a mixed-use area where the development of small and medium-sized companies with tendencies toward the automotive sector predominates.

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Cuervo Coffee Roasters / Mutar

July 1, 2022 Valeria Silva 0

The project is conceived as a space to house the coffee roasting process and then as a cafeteria where the coffee be consumed in its different variants and formats. Located on a corner that borders an avenue and a street, it was originally a car repair shop. It is a large space without interior divisions, with an L-shaped floor plan where its two sides contain a double-height space inward.

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Kurashi No Kaori Atelier in Lake Yamanaka / ALA Inc.

A factory for a fragrance company in a forest near Lake Yamanaka. The site has a fine view of Mt. Fuji and our client required a café, shop, and guest rooms not only a factory function with a garden for enjoying the mountain view. The company creates daily fragrance products with the concept of nature, friendly integrated into human life and they hoped to create the building as “a friendly symbol” which attracts local people’s gathering.

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Luxottica Digital Factory / Park Associati

From energy to technology through architectural quality and experimentation. Milan is enhanced by a new intervention of industrial architectural restoration aimed at accommodating the Digital Factory of Luxottica, a world leader in the eyewear market. Thanks to Park Associati’s retrofitting intervention, in collaboration with storagemilano the complex becomes an open and flexible container where history, change and creativity find the ideal convergence ground.

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Sugar Hall / guò bàn er

June 7, 2022 Collin Chen 0

The 500-square-meter former storage hall for granulated sugar, now dubbed “Bonbon Town,” is located on the former Yu Lan Sugar Factory grounds in an up-and-coming industrial district of Zhangzhou, China. Tasked with transforming the storage building with little to no daylight into an event venue with sufficient sunlight, the architects placed a series of curated white volumes into the space, functioning as daylight cannons while providing room to fulfill the new program requirements.

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The Plus for Vestre / BIG

June 1, 2022 Paula Pintos 0

In just 18 months, Vestre has completed the world’s most environmentally friendly furniture factory, The Plus. The investment of almost NOK 300 million makes The Plus the single largest investment in the Norwegian furniture industry in decades. The 7000 m2 factory will be a global showcase for sustainable and highly efficient production and an experience destination for people around the world.

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Al Naseej Textile Factory / Leopold Banchini Architects

May 9, 2022 Paula Pintos 0

Shaded by a light Arish structure, Bahraini weavers use to dig a hole in the ground to fit their legs. By this simple action, the ground was transformed into an endless table to tense the wires needed for their delicate work. Arish is a traditional building technique using the dry leaves of the date palms and weaving them into strong surface. As such, both the textile and the architecture protecting the artisans were weaved onsite.