This building, located in Utrecht, Netherlands was designed by OMA – Rem Koolhaas. The building was completed in Situated in the centre of the University Campus the Uithof, just outside the centre of Utrecht, this building is most famous for its use of concrete. The concrete. Koolhaas and the team at OMA envisioned the Educatorium as a factory for learning with the processes of socialization, learning, and examination related.
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On the roof of the largest auditorium, reinforcement steel bars protruding from the concrete slab. Utrecht, Netherlands Project Year: Sign up in floornature Floornature is an international design and architecture portal with a focus on contemporary architecture, exclusive interviews with great masters of international architecture and the most interesting new developments in the world of architecture.
OMA – Rem Koolhaas, Utrecht, Educatorium
Notify me of new comments via email. The building is conceived as an effort to generate forms of social encounters. The cafe is located under the floor of the auditorium. The latter led to the rays of light-colored roof that reflects light and power to the reading tables. You are commenting using your WordPress. To minimize the spread and use of energy in the north and west facades, there have been some large areas of glass insulators that guarantee a perfect effect of solar radiation, thereby allowing the accumulation of heat and the greenhouse effect saving electricity for lighting.
Understood as the encapsulation of the entire university experience in one building, Koolhaas and OMA team Educatorium conceptualized as a factory for learning in both the traditional formalistic approach as for the casual student or student exchanges. Send this to a friend Your email Recipient email Send Cancel.
Planes interlock to create a single trajectory in which the entire university experience – socialization, learning, examination – is encapsulated.
One of the most unique aspects of Educatorium, which can be attributed to almost all the moolhaas of Koolhaas, is the fluidity in the concept of the program is a fluid concept that aligns not on one level, but on a multiplicity of levels in which the activity occurs above, below, and in the midst of what normal floor plates are considered.
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Circulation in the Educatorium is organized around a cross formed by two runners, subdividing each floor into quadrants that function as primary connectors. In this role he is responsible for the management, business strategy, and growth of rrm company worldwide. Alila Yangshuo hotel in Yangshuo, China. In the study rooms, the lighting system is the ideal natural result of the use of windows for low vision and high windows for lighting.
The Educatorium reads like a radically innovative building on its most superficial level, a synthetic landscape, with a conservative depth. The two halls are accessed koolyaas the large entrance ramp area.
Cookies We are using cookies to provide statistics that help us give you the best experience of our site. For air conditioning uses a passive ventilation system that uses the phenomenon of night cooling and heat capacity of the mass of the building without having to use additional mechanical systems.
You are commenting using your Twitter account. Throughout the building, the north end is openly while the south end is closed more.
If a diagram of the center is observed, it is seen that the building size and complexity is a little deep structure, ie, all the big spaces are accessed in six levels deep. Village Centre in Sanhe China. This website uses educatoriun to improve your experience. It occupies a corner site on the edge of the field. The Educatorium occupies a edcatorium and adjoins low already existing building on its east end.
I got to awesome work with 3 other students studying interior architecture, urban design, and environment design. Planes interlock to create a single koolhaas in which the entire university experience — socialization, learning, examination. Above the entrance lobby, the two storey block that houses exam esucatorium is located. The starting point of the design are two leaves that fold kooluaas interlock. The concrete slab is treated as a malleable surface which allows an optimum fit for each program.
Educatorium, Utrecht: an example of a sustainable building
The Utrecht Educatorium di Utrecht is the great experimenter Rem Koolhaas’ demonstration that investigation of form can be combined with environmental sustainability in a building.
Like a rolling wave, the ground floor is raised through the building and back to create a bulge along the west facade. About Contact us Newsletter. Steel and concrete dissociate allowing each material to work at optimum efficiency: Client University of Utrecht. To study the sustainability of the project, Koolhaas has enjoyed the cooperation of the architect Cristophe Cornubert WCO that specializes in sustainable alternatives for the disposal of materials harmful to the environment.
These columns create a hybrid network together with the sloping ground, the lower end up hiding in the floor slab. Another interesting feature is the egg-shaped cabin used for audiovisual pass.
A second system of paths allows the building to function as a network. Photography of Andrew Kroll. Amerigo Vespucci Terminal in Civitavecchia. Homes for all in Copenhagen. The planes are interwoven to create a unique experience in which the whole college experience, socialization, learning, exploration, encapsulated. In both cases the concrete slabs of the floor arises a sense of fluidity, some more obvious than others, the floor becomes a wall or ceiling, in one motion.
While specifically planned for mass examinations, they are also designed to allow varied configurations of furnishing and inhabitation. We understand the quality of this translation is not excellent and we are working to replace these with high quality human translations.
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