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Project • By IND architectsSubway Stations

Nagatinsky Zaton subway station concept

Just like it often happens in nature, complicated things sometimes pretend to be simple, and simple things at first can seem complicated. The the Nagatinsky Zaton metro station concept is the same, in its basis there are circles converging to the center, simple forms reflecting complicated evolution process which has happened in this area and in this city. There were small lakes here before, and later the new riverbed of the Moskva River has been formed, and everything that is left from the old area is this island. The island is our concept basis. On the island there are a lot of beavers, they even call it Bobrovsky island, and sure, there are a lot of dumped trees here, too. A tree and its rings by which it is possible to see its age and h... More

Project • By IND architectsSubway Stations

Klenovyi Bulvar station concept

Elchin Safarli "When I return, be at home""The sky is a great equalizer. From the subsurface of earth chaos all you have to do is look up and remember: life doesn't give any obligations, it has no debts, but it always keeps on running. This truth will become clear as soon as you eliminate the hustle in your head.I fell in love with white sky wanderers when I was six years old: on my way to school I saw the sunbeam working through a huge cumulus cloud. That's something I could easily lie on — I thought. It reminded me of my shaken-up goose down pillow — lush and snow-white, in a crackling pillowcase".The Klenovyi Bulvar station project is full of metaphors. First of all, it's located near the Kolomenskoye Park the territory with a large numb... More

Project • By YEGENA architectural design and colsultingUrban Green Spaces

BORNOVA EVKA 3 SOCIAL CENTER AND TRANSFER STATION

The project area has been isolated between residential area, Ege University residences and İzmir-Manisa main arterial road. This isolated attitude of the zone is reflected to the project area due to the inadequacy of the socio-cultural functions of the transfer zone and the open area density can not be kept permanent. Moving from the above data, the project subject is to convert the Evka3 subway station exit area into social center and transfer station by reinforcing it with the ESHOT terminals that are to be reorganized. Beyond the desired architectural program solution, it has been considered as a 'friendly localization' of a naked part of the city, based on urbanism, under a strong green pasture landscape. On a large scale, t... More

Project • By Villeroy & Boch AGHotels

Hôtel The Peninsula Paris

Located in the heart of Paris’ 16th arrondissement and in close proximity to iconic attractions such as the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Elysées, the 200-room Peninsula Paris blends tradition with innovation by restoring and preserving a storied historic building while offering the modern facilities, technology and standards of a 21st century hotel. The interiors were designed by The Peninsula’s in-house team in cooperation with Henry Leung of Hong Kong-based Chhada Siembieda Leung Ltd., while the ground floor architectural restoration was headed by Richard Martinet of Affine Design. The meticulous restoration also included the involvement of France’s leading master craftsmen, utilising traditional techniques dating back hundreds of years... More

Project • By Piotr Krajewski - Architectural PhotographySubway Stations

Warsaw Metro Second Line (M2)

The second line of the Warszawa metro opened on March 8.The 6·5 km east-west route links Rondo Daszyńskiego and Warszawa Wileńska with seven stations and includes an 870 m tunnel under the Wisła River. Line 2 intersects with the north-south Line 1 at Świętokryzska, and interchanges are also provided with main line rail services at Stadion Narodowy and Wileńska. The end-to-end journey time is around 10 min, and services run every 3 min. The construction contract was signed in October 2009 by a consortium of Astaldi, Gülermak and Przedsiębiorstwo Budowy Dróg i Mostów, which created the special purpose company AGP Metro. Total cost of construction and rolling stock was 5·9bn złoty, which included an EU contribution of 3·1bn złoty. Civi... More

Product • By MDM-LIGHTPainted a-la khokhloma

Painted a-la khokhloma

May 15, 2015 Moscow metro was 80 years old. During this time, the architectural appearance of the Russian capital`s subway was the set of many stages of development. Today, the complex structure of transport is increasing in the direction of New Moscow, where the Kalinin-Solntsevo line will be built. It should embody the alloy of native Moscow traditions and of modern technology. Good example - the lighting project of the station "Novoperedelkino", which has no analogues in Russia. In November 2014, were determined the winners of the contest of design projects for the future metro stations "Solntsevo" and "Novoperedelkino" in the Kalinin-Solntsevo line, which, according to the mayor of Moscow Sergei Sobyanin, should become the longest radi... More

Project • By Hunter Douglas ArchitecturalSubway Stations

Metro station ‘Novokosino’

Novokosino is a station on the Kalininskaya Line of the Moscow Metro. The station is situated at the northern edge of Novokosino District, adjacent to the Moscow Oblast border with the capital. After its inauguration in 2012, it replaced Novogireyevo as the eastern terminus of Kalininskaya Line. It is the easternmost station of the entire Moscow Metro. NBK Ceramic is used in this project by Hunter Douglas. For more information about the product visite the Hunter Douglas website. (see links below) More

Project • By Hunter Douglas ArchitecturalSubway Stations

Sagrera subway station

The new station The Sagrera is conceived as a modal interchange station for high speed trains, suburban trains (local trains), metro, city and intercity buses, taxis and private vehicles. The structure consists of five levels and the cover. On the street surface, it will be located the platform for the High Speed Line, with four double track platform (eight tracks) and length 400 m and other two-way platform length of 200m. The platforms for local trains and metro are placed at lower levels. Between the two levels above mentioned, a car parking will be built for private vehicles. It is further expected a parking railway area for 8-tracks 400-meter long and 2- tracks 330 meters long, at the end of the station, located in the ar... More

Project • By Zaha Hadid ArchitectsMasterplans

King Abdullah Financial District Metro Station

The King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) Metro Station will serve as a key interchange on the new Riyadh Metro network for Line 1, as well as the terminus of Line 4 (for passengers to the airport) and Line 6. The local monorail can also be accessed from the station via a skybridge. With six platforms over four public floors and two levels of underground car parking, the KAFD Metro Station will be integrated within the urban context of the financial district, responding to the functional requirements of a multimodal transport centre and the district’s future vision. The project extends beyond the simple station typology to emphasize the building’s importance as a dynamic, multi-functional public space; not only an intermediate place perce... More