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Visual Arts Building – Iowa City, Iowa

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Steven Holl  steven_holl_interior  Steven Holl Sketch

Building:  Visual Arts Building
Location:  Iowa City, Iowa
Architect: Steven Holl Architects
Associate Architects: BNIM Architects
Structural Engineer: Structural Engineering Associates and Buro Happold
Mechanical Systems Engineering: Design Engineers
Civil Engineer: Shive-Hattery
Sustainability Engineer: Transsolar
Lighting Consultant: L’Observatoire International
Completed: 2016

Square with holes cut out and floors shifted; bubble slab for lighter concrete and radiant heating/cooling; exterior perforated stainless steel cover; naturally lit, open floor plans with dynamic stairs to encourage interaction

Articles, Videos:
[a1 (with video), a2 (sustainability), a3 (sketches and construction)]

Written by Jordan Stirling

July 17, 2018 at 10:44 am

Posted in Built

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