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Amazon Spheres – Seattle, Washington

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Amazon’s Spheres: Lush nature paradise to adorn $4 billion urban campus  amazonspheres2  Inside Amazon's Giant Spheres, Where Workers Will Chill In A Mini Rainforest
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Building Name: Amazon Spheres
Location: Seattle, Washington
Architect: NBBJ
Structural Engineer: Magnusson Klemencic Associates
MEP: WSP
Construction: Sellen Construction
Completion: 2018

AE Interests: pentagonal hexecontahedron steel frame, ultra-clear/energy-efficient glass panes, 40,000 plants from 50 different countries

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Written by Jing Gao

September 30, 2018 at 11:47 pm

Posted in Built

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