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Reina Sofia Museum – Madrid, Spain

Posted in Built by Abdullah Alqaroot on December 7, 2012


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Building: Reina Sofia Museum
Location: Madrid, Spain
Status: Under construction
Architect: Jean Nouvel
Structural Engineering: Esteyco
MEP Systems: JG Asociados
Lighting: Erco
Project Manager: Alberto Medem
Consultants: Higini Arau, Rafael Guijarra
Economist: Rafael Guijarro
Client: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia (MNCRS), Ministry of Culture

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The National Library – Victoria Street, Singapore

Posted in Built by Abdullah Alqaroot on December 7, 2012

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Building: The National Library
Location: Victoria Street, Singapore
Status: Completed 2004
Architect: TR Hamzah & Yeang
Structural and Mechanical Engineering: Buro Happold
Building Performance Simulation: Total Building Performance Team
Embodied Energy & Materials Specifications Consultant: Battle McCarthy Façade Design Consultant: Arup Façade Engineering
IT Consultant: Arup Communications
Client: The National Library Board

AE Interest: Use of Day lighting, good solar orientation, sun shading, natural ventilation, use of recycled materials in the building., very sustainable.

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Federal Environmental Agency – Dessau, Germany

Posted in Built by Abdullah Alqaroot on December 7, 2012

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Building: Federal Environmental Agency
Location: Dessau, Germany
Status: Completed 2005
Architect: Sauerbruch Hutton
Structural Engineering: Krebs & Kiefer
Structural System: HochTief Construction AG
Energy and Environmental Engineering: Zibell Willner & Partners
Consultants: ST raum a
General Constructor: Harms & Partner
Client: Federal Republic of Germany

AE Interest: the building is a case sudy in sustainable design.The architectural design of the building helps in actively reduce the energy consumption and the production of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. High thermal insulation, use of geothermal heat-exchange systems. Photo voltaic plant and thermal solar panels.

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London 2012 Olympic Cauldron – London, England, U.K.

Posted in Built by Abdullah Alqaroot on September 28, 2012

  

Building: Olympic Cauldron
Location: London, United Kingdom
Designer: Thomas Heatherwick
Status: Built in 2012 for the summer olympics
Material: 204 copper petals
Videos:Thomas Heatherwick London Olympics Cauldron

AE interest: Every Copper petal represent each country participating in the Games. Then they all converge with one another to create a unified flame symbolising hope and peace. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxRNN6uprZQ&feature=related

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Sheung Wan Hotel – Hong Kong, China

Posted in Built by Abdullah Alqaroot on September 28, 2012

    
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Building: Sheung Wan Hotel
Location: Hong Kong, China
Architect: Tom Heatherwick
Status: Proposed design
Client: District of Hong Kong

AE interest: The building is a concrete structure, filled in with metal boxes, which are manufactured with the folded-metal technology used to make air conditioning ducts and water tanks.
Articles: 1

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Beukenhof Auditorium and Crematorium – Schiedam, The Netherlands

Posted in Built by Abdullah Alqaroot on September 28, 2012

 

Building: Beukenhof auditorium and crematorium
Location: Schiedam, The Netherlands
Architect: Asymptote Architecture
Status: start building by 2014
Client: Beukenhof Foundation

AE interests: The building will  celebrate the many diverse religions and cultures of the region while addressing the unique traditions, rituals and sensibilities of the different faiths that it will accommodate.

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Hanseo Pharm Solid Dose Manufacturing Facility – Seoul, South Korea

Posted in Built by Abdullah Alqaroot on September 28, 2012

 

Building: Hanseo Pharm Solid Dose manufacturing facility
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Status: Completed 2008
Architect: AMEC Zektin
Structural Engineer: AMEC

AE Interest: The facility is considered a very efficient in terms of improving material and increase productivity. This is due to the introduction of new technologies that help reduce dust generation improve product quality and operators’ safety.

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Naberezhnaya Office Towers – Moscow, Russia

Posted in Built by Abdullah Alqaroot on September 28, 2012

       

Building: Naberezhnaya Office Towers
Location: Moscow, Russia
Status: Completed 2007
Architect: Arcadis/Malcolm Pirnie/RTKL & ENKA Architectural Office
Structural Engineer: Thornton-Tomasetti Engineers & ENKA Design Office
General Contractor: Enka İnşaat & Sanayi A.Ş

AE Interests: The tower has a sound-insulated façade that provides a healthy noise-free work environment. Moreover, the building has various heights that allow the visitor to enjoy spectacular views on Moscow’s city center and the River.

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