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Arch. Design 3: Project 1

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Heba Abbas

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Bus Terminal Station
Beirut Arab University
Faculty of Arch. Engineering
Arch. Design 3: Project 1

Data Gathering
Bus terminal station is an essential component of urban transport facilities which defines the beginning or end of the line of transportation system
Case Studies

International case study:
-Bus Station / DTR Studio - Spain
-Slough Bus Station- (UK)
Local case study: Abu Dhabi bus station-UAE
Bus Station / DTR Studio- Spain
Architects: DTR Studio Architects
Location: Baeza, Spain
Architect In Charge: José María Olmedo, José Miguel Vázquez
Project Year: 2012

Bus Station Slough Bus Station (UK)
Project Year: 2011
Concept:The new bus station in Baeza is made of a large shelter that folds and welcomes visitors inside.
The main facades of the station explains the concept
the opaque facade which represent the shape of the city and the glass facade which show that it is opened to the future
-The decks of the arrived buses is located under a shelter for travelers comfort
- Covered waiting area
-glass walls that create a continuous open space
Architectural Drawings of the station
Zoning and circulation of the site
zoning and circulation of the building
Problem: lack of of proper as well as modern repairing house and bus storage garage
-Data Gathering
-Case Studies
-Site Analysis
Hiba Abbas
Sawsan Akoumeh
Amira Farha
Alberto Rouhana
-information on trips and services are not well managed
Sections and Elevations
sections showing the truss system
which is the structure used for the shading part where the buses stop
Bubble Diagram showing the relations between different function of the station
Space Requirements of different Functions in the station
small restaurant
fuel station
Space Requirement for buses parking
Concept: The shape of the building comes from the idea of different wave length of light and was inspired by the discovered in 1800 infrared waves by Royal Astronomer WILLIAM HERSHEL
-The exterior work of the building which consists of nearly 10000 aluminum tiles was carries out by ENVIROMETAL TECHNOLOGY LTd
-It has a soft textured metal surface, the ever changing character, depending on the lighting, weather conditions and time of day.
Architectural Drawings of the station
Zoning and Circulation of the station
zoning and circulation of the building
-The seating area inside the waiting area is too small with respect to the number of passengers
-The spaces inside the building is tight and enclosed to each other

-There is no car's parking for employees and passengers
Sections and Elevations
-Truss System covered with Aluminum tiles
Abu Dhabi Bus Station and Taxi Stand
Architects: Claude Hurt Architect
Location:Abu Dhabi,UAE
Project Year: 1980-1984
-four long sweeping tentacles emerge from both sides creating a shaded area for passengers
-control building that looks like a spaceship contains the offices that have ribbon widows(may cause overheat)
-Waiting passengers bays are shaded
-widows are on the north allowing lots of daylight without solar gain
-The bus parking is surrounded by halls and shops
-the parking of the taxi cars are distributed on 2 places
Site Studies
These 3 lands lays on the intersection of 3 main roads inside Tripoli (Azmi ,AlMina,and ALMetain streets),there fore it may serve as a bus station since it also leads to Beirut by the highway
Second Land
First Land
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