Polish architect designs modular ‘kids city’ kindergarten using shipping container frames

The complex will be filled with terraces and gardens where children can learn basic biology. All renderings courtesy Adam Wiercinski Architecture.

K-12 Schools | February 25, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Forget the retrofit of a shipping container into a building for one moment. Designboom showcases the plans of Polish architect Adam Wiercinski to use just the recycled frames of containers to construct a “kids city.”

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Johnsonites Melodia Homogeneous Vinyl Sheet and Granit Safe-T Sheet Vinyl enhan
March 21, 2014 | Tarkett North America  

A key component of the facility’s interior design is a comprehensive and colorful flooring design, consisting of arcs...

To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rathe
March 20, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

Poor workmanship, impact damage, building movement, and incompatible or unsound substrate are among the major culprit...

All renderings: Perkins Eastman
March 20, 2014 | Perkins Eastman

When complete, the Wharf will feature approximately 3 million sf of new residential, office, hotel, retail, cultural,...

What do our builders want? From my standpoint, they want faster more accurate deliverables. They want their drawings more complete, and they want their steel delivered on time and correctly detailed.

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The competition is Fast Company's take on March Madness. Image: courtesy Fast Co
March 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff
Fast Company's Bracket Madness tournament pits 32 designers against each other to see who truly is the world's grea...
This city lot breaks numerous major rules in the code. Photo: Google Street View
March 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The city has been operating a downtown dirt parking lot in violation of its own code and the federal law for years....

 

Morton Buildings is the national leader in custom post-frame construction. With an expansive network of resources and an ongoing commitment to innovation within the industry, Morton has earned its reputation that has lasted for generations.

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March 19, 2014 | Green Building Initiative

Green Building Initiative (GBI) Vice President for National Affairs Erin Schaffer is participated in an event at the...

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a partnership to train architects, e
March 19, 2014 | USDA

USDA's support for wood projects includes training for AEC professionals and a wood high-rise design competition, to...

Birmingham (UK) Super Hospital under construction. Photo: Oosoom via Wikimedia C
March 19, 2014 | Steve Higgs and Lora Schwartz, CBRE Healthcare

Because healthcare projects take years to implement, developing a true north charter is essential for keeping the ent...

In addition to BD+C's two Neal Awards and one finalist, Editorial Director Rober
March 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Neal Award is recognized as the "Pulitzer Prize of the business press."

Rendering: Michael Green Architecture
March 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The wood lobby is pushing Canadian provinces to pass “wood first” legislation specifying wood framed structures as th...

March 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The project includes a 550-foot residential tower on one end of the block and two podium buildings and a row of townh...

The five-story, 480,000-sf Center for Advanced Care at Froedtert & the Medical C
March 18, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Healthcare facility planning and design experts cite six factors that Building Teams need to keep in mind on their ne...

Alfond Center for Health, in Augusta, Maine, was fulfilled through a three-party
March 18, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Cutthroat competition and the vagaries of the Affordable Healthcare Act are making capital planning a more daunting t...

Charles Dalluge will be part of the firms executive leadership team and respons
March 18, 2014 | DLR Group

CEO Griff Davenport announces addition of Dalluge to executive leadership team

Tom Ruchalski
March 18, 2014 | Skyline Windows

Ruchalski, an active CPA, has over 38 years of experience including 18 years in the construction industry.

Photo: Vmenkov via Wikimedia Commons
March 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

China's goal, according to Koolhaas, is to de-incentivize migration into already overcrowded cities. 

March 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

When two builders submitted identical bids for the Gretna (La.) Police Headquarters, the city council decided to choo...

Image: EPA
March 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Environmental Protection Agency published a new rule this month that will require the construction, housing, and...

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March 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Policy Alliance has launched a campaign to make the claim that LEED-certifie...

March 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 58-story DC Tower 1 is the first of two high-rises designed by Dominique Perrault Architecture for Vienna's skyli...

March 13, 2014 | KTGY Group

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Technical Academy instructor Marc Ilgenfritz, center facing, invites installers
March 12, 2014 | nora systems, Inc.

Program marks six years of hands-on installation training with 2014 class schedule

March 12, 2014 | Meyda Custom Lighting

Contemporary, fun, transitional and elegant, Meyda Custom Lighting’s new Crinkle Fused Glass Pendants are custom craf...

March 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Advisory Committee of the BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland 2014 Conference is accepting proposals for prese...

Image credit: Copyright CPAT / Hayes Davidson / Jason Hawkes
March 12, 2014 | New London Architecture

The vast majority of high-rise projects in the works are residential towers, which could help tackle the city's housi...

Photo: Dorma
March 12, 2014 | BD+C Editors

From a high-tech classroom lockdown system to an impact-resistant wide-stile door line, BD+C editors present a collec...

March 12, 2014 | CannonDesign

The new software identifies critical failures of components and systems, code and ADA-compliance issues, and systemat...

Credit for all images: International Interior Design Institute (IIDA)
March 11, 2014 | International Interior Design Association

The seven winners of the 41st Interior Design Competition and the 22nd Will Ching Design Compet...

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