Exterior shade

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Project • By FTL Design Engineering StudioUrban Green Spaces

ASU SkySong

Located at the intersection of Scottsdale and McDowell Road, ASU Scottsdale Center for New Technology and Innovation is a mixed-use project consisting of 1.2 million square feet of office, research and retail space, and a hotel & conference center at full build-out. Anchored by the iconic ‘SkySong’ shade structure, it is built around a densely landscaped grand boulevard lined by ground-floor shops and restaurants with offices above. SkySong serves the needs of businesses, research and technology industry and academia while building vital networks between university innovations, regional progress and the global technology industry. The Development and Design team consisted of Higgins Development, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners with DMJM a... More

Project • By NOMAD CONCEPTOffices

Nomad Concept - corporate projects

The graceful sails created by The Nomad Concept (Belgium) fit into almost any environment, from the intimate atmosphere of a private garden to the more pragmatical character of offices, public projects or events.Whether the aim is mainly to create shade or to provide protection from rain or to create a secluded area away from the world, architect Amandus VanQuaille always looks for a solution with high artistic value. The sails are used as an entrance canopy, smoking areas or outdoor dining area, cover of a terrace etc... MaterialsThe architectural sails are made of high-quality, innovative materials, with every detail being literally worked out to perfection. The masts are made of anodised aluminium, stainless steel or standardis... More

Project • By Montse Zamorano | Architecture PhotographyDistribution Centres

Ibenergi Headquarters

The new administrative and logistics centre of Ibenergi, an energy consulting company, is located in an industrial area of Toledo, Spain. The project is the result of pursuing a more human-cantered and pleasant workplace, attempting to connect the interior of a working environment to the cultivated nature that surrounds the building.The project is divided in two different volumes: one of them are the offices, and the other is a warehouse logistics. The main driver of the design of the offices is to give a functional solution to the harsh summers of Toledo, at the same time as to provide with natural light the interior working spaces.There are two big openings providing dual orientation lighting, which get shading from external trellis and p... More
LOTT Clean Water Alliance
LOTT Clean Water Alliance
LOTT Clean Water Alliance
LOTT Clean Water Alliance
LOTT Clean Water Alliance

Project • By Hunter Douglas Architectural USAOffices

LOTT Clean Water Alliance

The Project The new LOTT Water Alliance Center in Olympia, WA is a $13.5-million, 32,500-square-foot, LEED Platinum certified facility, designed by Miller Hull Partnership of Seattle. This innovative new facility treats wastewater for more than 85,000 residents that live in Lacey, Olympia, Turnwater, and Thurston counties ("LOTT"). The LOTT Alliance Regional Services Center not only treats water, but harvests energy from the water-treatment process, and educates the public on water conservation. Reclaimed or "treated" water is returned to the community to use for irrigation as well as industrial and manufacturing use. This project was a winner of the 2010 AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) Awards, which honors excellence in sustain... More