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Project • By disc architectsFactories

Taghtiran Kashan Factory

Project Name: Taghtiran Kashan FactoryArchitects: Moein Nikaeen, Marzieh Mirjafari Design Team: Mohammad Mirzaiee, Bita Rezaee3d visualization: Amirreza Teymouri Caption This project was referred to the office while it was on built structure. We first started studying the current situation of project and all the effective factors in design. Afterwards, with the aim of changing the typical typology of industrial sheds, our design process was started. In this process, by placing a grid on the existing structure, the general conditions and the project plan were analyzed. The result of this change is the splitting of the walls and the creation of an in-between space that sews the green layers in and out of the project.This boundary could... More


The Green Gallery in the Factory- Raicam

ECO-SUSTAINABILITY AND CONFORT OF WORKERS, THROUGH THE USE OF NATURAL LIGHT AND THE INSERTION OF A GREEN GALLERY INSIDE A FACTORY. The goal of the project for the new Raicam Driveline factory in Mondovì was to create a comfortable, non-alienating environment for the factory's workers and employees. To achieve this goal, a green space was introduced, with translucent roofing, inside the work spaces, and a careful study of the use of natural light to illuminate the interior spaces. Rocco Valentini The production environments are developed around a green gallery, an element of aggregation between the production and the technical center, an indoor-outdoor space, usable at any time of the year. The gallery is inspired by the nine... More

Project • By Dietrich | UntertrifallerOffices

DU Office Flachgasse – Apartments

The former factory of metal objects Grünwald, built in 1907, was first transformed into a designer furniture store by Matthäus Jiszda in 1981. The building was once again restructured to house the offices of the Viennese branch of Dietrich | Untertrifaller. It has also been enhanced by two floors to offer a penthouse and two spacious apartments. Bruno Klomfar Bruno Klomfar The alignment recess is due to the load distribution of the cross-laminated beam-to-wall structure. The plan of the apartments adapts to these structural constraints and takes advantage of them: the supports on the central supporting wall and on the existing dividing walls allow clearing free levels as well as large windows on all the west facade of t... More

Project • By spillmann echsle architektenFactories

Freitag Factory Noerd

The Freitag factory in Zurich-Oerlikon is housed in the Noerd commercial building designed by Rothen Architektur in 2010. In addition to built-in production facilities and offices for design, logistics and administration, five open floors encompassing 10,000 square metres accommodate over 120 employees. A company canteen and a factory shop have also been added. The heart of production is the newly developed, ecological rainwater-operated industrial washroom in the basement.  The cutting stations and the control and logistics centres are located in the high main hall. A mezzanine level containing offices has been superimposed in this large space. The development and administration offices are located on the upper floors with the ro... More

Project • By Firestone Building Products EMEAFactories

Meama Coffee Factory

Whoever said a factory should look grey and dull? The Meama Coffee Factory, gracing the hills around the city of Tbilisi, is a sight to behold. Combining futuristic elements but still abiding by the shape of the surrounding hills, the L-shaped structure features folded exterior concrete walls, angled glazed walls, numerous skylights and atriums and an impressive green roof.  Founded in 2016, the Meama Coffee Factory has quickly risen to become the largest coffee producer in Georgia. The company imports high-quality coffee beans from all over the world to be roasted and grinded to meticulous quality standards, resulting in the finest coffee blends. To ensure a consistent flavor pattern in its premium coffee capsules, Meama felt it was... More

Project • By Nicole Cieri ArchitectsFactories

Coca-Cola Factory Addis Ababa - Facade Renovation

The design aims to enrich and give more personality to the façade of the Coca Cola factory in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The intervention had to be cost-effective and sustainable: this led up to consider the use of recycled materials. Visiting the site, it is hard not to notice countless red crates ready to contain the Coca Cola bottles, stacked as if they were buildings themselves. So, the idea was to cut them and put them back together as cladding panels, that were hanged onto the concrete façade. By repurposing such an unorthodox element into building materials, both a highly effective and aesthetically pleasing solution was provided. To further emphasize the brand image, three large metal structures welded by hand, have been... More

Project • By Office ZHUOffices

Tayor Factory Renovation

Tayor Factory Renovation: Designed by Office ZHU   Tayor Factory Renovation Project is located in Shanghai, China. The factory used to produce welding machine, but now it is abandoned. Our clients find us and expect to transform it into an office campus. The situation of the existing buildings is relatively complicated: after multiple times construction, the inner courtyard becomes tight and crowded, the structure systems are mixed, and the overall facade has poor quality. Meanwhile the interior spaces have far exceeded the requirements for new programs. How to use these characters, keep the factories industrial atmosphere and fill in the new programs are the main challenges for us. We suggest to remove part blocks, enlarge the inn... More

NewsMaterialization • 22 Jul 2020

Office Complex a material realization of colourful factory works

Located in Metoda, India, the Gopal Printpack Solution factory is a leader in delivering customized packaging solutions. The architectural proposal for their new office building, imagined by I-Con Architects and Planners is reflective of the work that is undertaken inside the factory. Credit: Bhavesh Raghavani - Yellow-Frame Photography The process of manufacturing is such that a blank plastic sheet is dipped sequentially into inks of various colours that amalgamate to form the final Printpack. The idea of this amalgamation was abstracted and explored through both the landscape and façade design. Credit: Bhavesh Raghavani - Yellow-Frame Photography Clad in Corten steel, this material was chosen for its inherent weathering... More

Project • By Himematsu Architecture Inc.Restaurants

Vinegar Cafe SU

This project is renovation from 130 years old house to cafe and vivegar factory.This building includes cafe, factory and house.The café sells the vinegar produced by attached factory and serves dishes based on them.  SLICEAn ivy-covered house exterior is kept intact to harmonize with peaceful village and natural surroundings. On the other hand, interior of the house was reconstructed dramatically under the theme “Slice”.A primary element of the interior is blue bumpy surface composed of tables, chairs shelves and a counter that creates the effect of “Slice”.Natural light coming through big window creates blue dim atmosphere with reflection. It covers people to amplify special perceptional experience of b... More

Project • By DOMYJINAK s.r.o.Factories

TOS Technical High School

ARCHITECTURE / IDEA AND CONCEPT This project is a conversion of unused industrial halls from the 1970s, situated in the premises of the TOS Varnsdorf engineering plant, into a new training centre - secondary vocational school. The idea of the design was to create an educational building with an industrial character and with an unique atmosphere, close to real production premises and processes, with meeting places for students, teachers and company experts. Students are placed in an inspiring environment close to the actual practice in the TOS Varnsdorf engineering plant. The concept of the project is based on the installation of a new structure into an existing double-hall - individual blocks of new functions defining new spaces are insert... More

Project • By Urbanism Planning Architecture ItaliaFactories


​In the old industrial east area of Milano Lambrate, close to Rubattino area, client request to develop the refurbishment of an chemical factory build in last century: the industrial sheds where built between 1920 and 1970 and the main building on the street, the office building, was built at the end of the ‘sixties. The project maintain the original volumetric distribution and give to the compound a new and fresh skin. The main façade is totally redesigned with the addition of geometrical bow windows. The international courtyard of sheds is intentionally refurbished to preserve the original environment of the compound. More

Project • By OHArchitectureFactories

Factory in AWAJI

For After 300 years, The factory was moved for Awaji island in a calculated way.They decided to add more another one after 3 years.We thought the way is good to that like it was completed by overflowing of vitality and like it increases is better than calculated an extension.Based in frame membrane structure used by tent warehouse and etc, this plan choiced truss structure with cross beam is rotated truss of 45°.Because of this, the space can have the jagging form(pleats), be brightness and have nothing pillar in spite of the size is W48m×L27m×H20m.Also as construction work, the pillars are independent by the pleats and it was enable to be completion within a half year.In design plan, the inside of the pleats of jagging form... More

Project • By corde architetti associatiOffices

BDN offices

Optimizing, smoothing, eliminating waste, removing barriers, communicating. The cornerstones of Lean Production, at the base of the corporate organization of this small excellence in the Northeast of Italy, trigger the design of the new offices: the hierarchies of the spaces change, the code word is transparency, everyone should be able to see what the other is doing. The goal is a factory with beautiful spaces, easy to live, a garden to welcome customers, a façade that communicates the values ​​of the company bringing to light what has always been closed to the sight. More

Project • By hcreatesResearch Facilities

Sino Engineering

Sino Engineering acquired an old 1,000 sqm factory in an industrial area zone, Pudong Shanghai. The factory structure was sound but the interior was in need of a complete overhaul to create an inspiring space for clients and staff alike.The brief was to create a fresh and modern automotive design studio which would house twenty design staff. The office area needed ample break-out space and separate meeting areas for the design teams to collaborate fluidly.  There were many technical considerations for creating a functional workshop area and to showcase the output we included an exhibition turntable for design reveals.The overall design aesthetic is modern and sleek, curved reception desks and walls pay homage to automobile design. To b... More

Project • By STUDIO BOCCHIFactories

Elettric80 s.p.a. Viano Factory

Factory and offices. More