// arthitectural / Fire Station

bergmeisterwolf architekten
In the rock, fire brigade Magreid


The town of Magreid, embedded between the wineyards and orchards and leaning on the slopes of the Mendel mountain chain, is located on the Southern Tyrol Wine Route (magreid an der südtiroler Weinstrasse / magré sulla strada ddel vino). Not only is the location attractive, but the unique urban structure is enchating. You can still notice the […]


more

Alvaro Siza
Volunteer Firefighters Barracks of Santo Tirso


The Firefighters barracks matches the CB1 Type program and is located in Quinta de Geão, at the lot 28, of 4770 m2. The building comprises a total gross area of 1173 m2 and lodges the support functions to the fire brigade. Starting from the “Lobby – Access”, it is organized in 3 floors. It develops exclusively at […]


more

Jordi Farrando Arquitecto
Mataró Fire station


The specific requirements for this fire station and the volume of the surrounding contructions constituted major constraints on the implantation of the building. Firstly, the garages had to be located so as to enable a quick exit for the five engines in emergencies and easy entry when they return. Secondly, a large open space was […]


more

Cibinel Architects
Brandon Firehall No.1


The dynamic new 30,000 sq ft Brandon Fire and Emergency Services Building validates the idea that a primarily utilitarian program, which often times results in a prefabricated solution, can become a sophisticated architectural project that contributes to its surrounding community and landscape while still fulfilling its demanding functional requirements and modest budget. The facility is […]


more

Zaha Hadid Architects
Vitra Fire Station


We initiated our design with a study of the overall factory site. Our intention was to place the elements of our commission in such a way that they would not be lost between the enormous factory sheds. We also used these elements to structure the whole site, giving identity and rhythm to the main street […]


more