Productive Cooperative Union Mixed use Building by Sameh Farid

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DESIGN DETAILS
DESIGN NAME:
Productive Cooperative Union

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Mixed use Building

INSPIRATION:
The building is located close to one of the wonders of the world which is the Great pyramids, so the building was designed to be dismantling to them and transition of civilized and Extension to them.

UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
The building is Mixed use building consists of five levels , Ground & first floor is designed to be the main Entrance of the building and commercial unit , second to fourth floor is designed to be offices, roof floor is designed to be a café and restaurant serving the building users with indoor and outdoor area.

OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
Beside The Building is a reflection of the historical area surrounding it from outside the building is divided into commercial part and administrative part, they are completely separate and connected only with escape stairs and each of them have his own entrance from main façade.

PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
The Building is located Beside pyramids in the city of Giza,Egypt

FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Architecture, Building and Structure Design

PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
Green architecture has been applied in the building,One of the most important features of the building is all the spaces reached by lighting and natural ventilation by adding a courtyard in the middle of the building. Beside irregular use of glass curtain walls in facades led to the refraction of the sun's rays and enter the desired lighting inside the building.

SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
Plot size :1612 sqm , Total built-up area : 804 sqm , Building height :21.5 meters

TAGS:
Pyramids, Giza, Egypt, Green architecture, Interior design

RESEARCH ABSTRACT:
As a result of research the building is designed to act as a landmark beside one of the wonders .Using the irrgular triangle curtain walls helps in the implementation of the concept and using the beige stones clading in the facades helps in identify the blocks of the building.

CHALLENGE:
The location beside the great pyramids is put in consideration , which give the desire to design a building act as a land mark .It was a highly difficult task for several reasons. First of all, its composite function as a mixed use building .Second ,the location .Third ,the implementation of green architecture on it.

ADDED DATE:
2016-01-12 18:58:27

TEAM MEMBERS (1) :
Sameh Farid

IMAGE CREDITS:
Image #1: Sameh Farid Architects, Productive Cooperative Union, 2015. Image #2: Sameh Farid Architects, Productive Cooperative Union, 2015. Image #3: Sameh Farid Architects, Productive Cooperative Union, 2015. Image #4: Sameh Farid Architects, Productive Cooperative Union, 2015.

PATENTS/COPYRIGHTS:
Copyright © 2015 by Sameh Farid Architects

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CLIENT/STUDIO/BRAND DETAILS
NAME:
Sameh Farid Architects

PROFILE:
Sameh Farid Architects ,Founded in Egypt since 2008 by architect Sameh Farid. It has evolved into an accessible, quality practice providing broad architectural and interior design to a wide range of commercial and residential projects using contemporary designs. The practice has extensive experience with private residences, resort hotels, residential and commercial buildings, and is working in projects both locally and regionally.

NOMINATION DETAILS

Productive Cooperative Union Mixed Use Building by Sameh Farid is a Nominee in Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category.

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AWARD DETAILS

Productive Cooperative Union Mixed Use Building by Sameh Farid is Winner in Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category, 2015 - 2016.



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