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Cantonal Museum of Fine Arts

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Building: Cantonal Museum of Fine Arts
Location: Lausanne, Switzerland
Architects: Fabrizio Barozzi, Alberto Veiga (BAROZZI VEIGA)
Local Architect: Fruehauf Henry & Viladoms
Structural Engineering: INGENI
MEP: BA Consulting
Facade Design: Xmade
Completed: 2019

AE Interest: brick facade, site response, structural core, museum design


Written by Anthony Adame

May 6, 2020 at 10:32 am

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Palazzo Della Civiltà Italiana

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Building: Palazzo Della Civiltà Italiana (Square Colosseum)
Location: Rome, Italy
Completion: 1940, Renovation: 2014
Architect: Giovanni Guerrini, Ernesto Bruno La Padula and Mario Romanoas
Architect (Reconstruction): Marco Costanzi
Engineering (Reconstruction): ESA Engineering

AE Interest: facade, concrete, cast in situ portal framing, clad, travertine marble

Written by Anthony Adame

May 6, 2020 at 10:08 am

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The Church on Tidal Flats

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Building: The Church on Tidal Flats
Location: Douyuan Village, Fuqing, China
Architecture: CWXD
Lead Archiect: Wenxing Chen
Completion: 2017

AE Interest: glass, steel, concrete, roofing system, religious architecture

Written by Anthony Adame

May 6, 2020 at 9:47 am

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Shonan Christ Church – Kanagawa, Japan

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Building: Shonan Christ Church
Location: Kanagawa, Japan
Completed: 2014
Architecture: Takeshi Hosaka Architects
Architect: Takeshi Hosaka
Acoustics: Nagata Acoustics
Acoustics Engineer: Ayako Hakozaki
Engineering: Ove Arup & Partners, Japan Office
Structural Engineer: Hitoshi Yonamine

AE Interest: inverted barrel-vaulted ceiling, sculptural reinforced concrete, consideration of lighting during church service

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Written by Anthony Adame

November 4, 2019 at 12:09 pm

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Harajuku Church – Tokyo, Japan

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Building: Harajuku Church
Location: Aoyama, Tokyo, Japan
Completed: 2006 – 2007
Architecture: Ciel Rouge Creation

AE Interest: Concrete, sculptural interiors, concept design, form inspired by biblical symbols

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Written by Anthony Adame

November 4, 2019 at 11:57 am

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Catholic Suzuka Church – Suzuka-Shi, Japan

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Building: Catholic Suzuka Church
Location: Suzuka-Shi, Japan
Completed: 2015
Architecture: Alphaville Architects
Architects: Kentaro Takeguchi & Asako Yamamoto of Alphaville Architects
Structural Engineer: Takashi Manda of Alphaville Architects
Construction: Matsui Construction Co.

AE Interests: Galvanized steel sheeting, natural light, roof resembling the mountains of the surrounding area

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Written by Anthony Adame

November 4, 2019 at 11:45 am

Posted in Built