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Allianz Tower / Il Dritto – Milan Italy

Posted in Built by Adam Meyer on March 2, 2021

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Building: Allianz Tower/Il Dritto – CityLife
Address: Piazza Tre Torri, 3, 20145 Milano MI, Italy
Completed: 2015
Client: CityLife SpA
Architects: Arata Isozaki & Associates and Andrea Maffei Architects
Structural Engineers: ARUP and Sasaki and Partners
Façade Engineer: ARUP
Plant Engineer: Ariatta
Project Managers: J&A Consultants and Ramboll
Construction Manager: In.Pro s.r.l
Lighting Design: LPA – Light Planners Associates
Contractors: Colombo Costruzioni S.p.A. and Focchi S.p.A.

AE Interests:
50 floors, 686ft tall, 878,500 sf, LEED Gold, cold bent triple glass curved façade, external struts reinforcing slender structure against wind, a part of CityLife, 8 modules of curves, short sides are glazed showing elevators going up and down, tallest building in Italy (including spire)

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He Art Museum – Shunde, Guangdong Province, China

Posted in Built by Adam Meyer on March 2, 2021

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Building: He Art Museum
Address: Yixing Rd, Shunde District, Foshan, Guangdong Province, China
Completion Date: 2020
Client: He Art Museum
Architect: Tadao Ando Architect & Associates
Landscape and Interior Design Architect: Tadao Ando Architect & Associates
Architect of Record: Midea Real Estate Holding
Contractor: China Construction Eighth Engineering Division. Corp. LTD
Design Consultant: CA-Group
Lighting Design: Sanxin Hongri Lighting Co., LTD

AE Interests:
172,000sf museum space, concrete double helix spiral staircase, stacked discs, cantilevering floors, central skylight, reflecting pond surrounding structure, curvilinear concrete, sleek concrete cast structure

Awards:
2020 Architecture Masterprize Architectural Design of the Year

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