2A+P/A: 'a diamond is forever' bouwkunde building competition
 
2A+P/A:  'a diamond is forever'   bouwkunde building competition
jul 01, 2009

2A+P/A: 'a diamond is forever' bouwkunde building competition

faculty of architecture building at delft university image courtesy 2A + P/A

on may 13 2008 the faculty of architecture of delft university was devastated by fire. the fire shook the foundations of the dutch architectural community. nevertheless, the community soon joined forces to set to work again. in order to rebuild they organized an international competition for the new faculty building.

rather than to create a new form entirely italian firm 2A + P/A proposed a tall structure consisting of edges based around diamond cuts.

2A+P/A:  'a diamond is forever'   bouwkunde building competition faculty of architecture building at delft university image courtesy 2A + P/A

2A+P/A:  'a diamond is forever'   bouwkunde building competition faculty of architecture building at delft university image courtesy 2A + P/A

2A+P/A:  'a diamond is forever'   bouwkunde building competition faculty of architecture building at delft university – elevation image courtesy 2A + P/A

2A+P/A:  'a diamond is forever'   bouwkunde building competition site plan for the faculty of architecture building at delft university image courtesy 2A + P/A

2A+P/A:  'a diamond is forever'   bouwkunde building competition diamond cuts for the exterior of the building image courtesy 2A + P/A

2A+P/A:  'a diamond is forever'   bouwkunde building competition faculty of architecture building at delft university – floor plan image courtesy 2A + P/A

2A+P/A:  'a diamond is forever'   bouwkunde building competition faculty of architecture building at delft university – floor plan image courtesy 2A + P/A

2A+P/A:  'a diamond is forever'   bouwkunde building competition faculty of architecture building at delft university – floor plan image courtesy 2A + P/A

2A+P/A:  'a diamond is forever'   bouwkunde building competition faculty of architecture building at delft university – floor plan image courtesy 2A + P/A

2A+P/A:  'a diamond is forever'   bouwkunde building competition faculty of architecture building at delft university – floor plan image courtesy 2A + P/A

2A+P/A:  'a diamond is forever'   bouwkunde building competition faculty of architecture building at delft university – floor plan image courtesy 2A + P/A 2A+P/A:  'a diamond is forever'   bouwkunde building competition the former faculty of architecture building at delft university image courtesy 2A + P/A

2A+P/A:  'a diamond is forever'   bouwkunde building competition the former faculty of architecture building at delft university image courtesy 2A + P/A

general info type: ideas competition ‘building for boukunde’ program: educational building project: 2A+P/A client: TU delft location: delft, netherlands year: 2009 size: 33.000 m2

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