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Hotel Full Moon – Baku, Azerbaijan

Posted in Under Construction by Alan Del Olmo on July 26, 2010

Building: Hotel Full Moon
Location: Baku, Azerbaijan
Completion: Under Construction [started in 2008]
Architect: Heerim Architects

AE Interests: Curved façade creates spherical illusion, “Death Star” hole provides some solution to wind pressure problems.

Mur Island – Graz, Austria

Posted in Built by Alan Del Olmo on January 27, 2010


Building: Mur Island
Location: Mariahilferstraße 2, 8020 Graz, Austria
Date of Completion: March 2004
Architect: Acconci Studio
Design and architectural layout: Robert Punkenhofer

AE Interests: Steel structure. The structure contains an amphitheater, café, and children’s playground. It’s geometry is that of shells coming together at different areas, a fitting theme for an “island”.

Kunsthaus – Graz, Austria

Posted in Built by Alan Del Olmo on January 27, 2010

Building: Kunsthaus
Location: Lendkai 1, 8020 Graz, Austria
Date of Completion: September 27, 2003
Architect: Peter Cook/Colin Fournier
Partner Architect: Architektur Consult, Graz (Peyker, Domenig, Eisenköck)
Structural Engineering: Bollinger and Grohmann, Frankfurt/M

AE Interests: Façade is a media skin that can be changed electronically. “Biomorphic” geometry. Houses a very cost-efficient air conditioning system.

Link to building video: http://www.museum-joanneum.at/en/kunsthaus/the_building/movie_a_friendly_alien

Podersdorf Parish Centre – Podersdorf am See, Austria

Posted in Built by Alan Del Olmo on January 27, 2010


Building: Podersdorf Parish Centre
Location: Podersdorf am See, Austria
Date of Completion: 2001
Architect: Lichtblau Wagner Architekten
Structural Engineer: Josef Gebeshuber

AE Interests: Ingenious ventilation system that conforms to the temperature and air quality needs at different times of the season. 40-meter long glass wall printed with quotations from the bible.

MISS Sargfabrik – Vienna, Austria

Posted in Built by Alan Del Olmo on January 27, 2010


Building: MISS Sargfabrik
Location: dorm Missindorfstraße 10, 1140 Vienna, Austria
Date of Completion: 2000
Architect: BKK-3

AE Interests: Orange-colored façade randomly lined up indicating that corridors and rooms near the outer walls have variable heights and spaces to accommodate the most obvious residential needs.

Paltramplatz Residential Building – Vienna, Austria

Posted in Built by Alan Del Olmo on January 26, 2010


Building: Paltramplatz Residential Building
Location: Paltramplatz 7, 1100 Vienna, Austria
Date of Completion: 2002
Architect: Delugan-Meissl

AE Interests: façade includes windows that are placed seemingly random, a sleek gray skin, and protruding room-sized windows extending out of the building. The roof acts as a “hat” for the building and has perforations that leak sunlight into the open area in the middle of the building.

Church Donaucity – Vienna, Austria

Posted in Built by Alan Del Olmo on January 26, 2010


Building: Church Donaucity
Location: Donau City Straße 1 1220 Vienna, Austria
Date of Completion: 2000
Architect: Heinz Tesar

AE Interests: Rectangular shaped placed diagonally in a plaza avoids conflict with the high-rise buildings surrounding it. Façade is clad in chromium steel plates.

Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation – Vienna, Austria

Posted in Built by Alan Del Olmo on January 26, 2010


Building: Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation
Location: Museums Quartier, Museumsplatz 1, A-1070 Vienna, Austria
Date of Completion: September 15, 2001
Architect: Ortner & Ortner
Usable space: 14.000 m²
Exhibition space: 4.500 m²
Depot space: 1.800 m²

AE Interests: Basalt-lava-stone used for the façade, roof, and floor inside. Small slits in the skin provide lighting to pierce the building to provide guests a sense of orientation. Equipped with an artificial lighting system to provide exceptional lighting conditions for exhibits.

Media Tower – Vienna, Austria

Posted in Built by Alan Del Olmo on January 26, 2010


Building: Media Tower
Location: Wiedener Hauptstrasse 15, 1040 Vienna, Austria
Date of Completion: 2000
Architect: Hans Hollein
Client: Generali Gruppe, Nutzer: Verlagsgruppe News

AE Interests: Lobby shaped like a rhombus, buildings adjacent look misaligned creating a cartoonish look to the geometry, a room sticks out of the middle of the building like a cantilever

Private Underground Pool – Vienna, Austria

Posted in Built by Alan Del Olmo on January 26, 2010


Building: Private Underground Pool
Location: 1190 Vienna, Austria
Date of Completion: 2001
Architect: the next ENTERprise
Associate Architect: Florian Haydn
Competition: 1997
Structural Engineer: Dipl. Ing. Dr. Karl Heinz Wagner
Building-related Physics: Dipl. Ing. Erich Panzhauser
Light Design: Christian Ploderer
Site Area: 1167 m2
Floor Area: 219 m2
Volume: 1050 m2

AE Interests: Indoor pool built in the earthspace to avoid destroying the garden, “long-distance” pool connects to residential bathroom in villa through an elongated ramp

AHS Secondary School -Vienna, Austria

Posted in Built by Alan Del Olmo on January 25, 2010


Building: AHS Secondary School
Location: AHS Heustadelgasse 4, 1220 Vienna, Austria
Date of Completion: May 2002
Architect: Henke and Schreieck Architekten
Client: BIG Federal Estate Limited
Project Team / Collaboration: Gavin Rae (project manager) & Sascha Dehn
Structural Consultants: Dipl. Ing. Manfred Gmeiner, Dipl. Ing. Martin Haferl
Construction Physics: Dipl. Ing. Walter Prause
Mechanical Services: TB ZFG-Projekt GmbH. & TB Eipeldauer GmbH., Baden bei Wien
Signage: Mag. Ingeborg Kumpfmuller
Auxiliary Lighting: Waltraut Cooper
Competition: November 1998
Construction period: 04/2000 to 05/2002
Gross volume: 57,476 m3

AE Interests: Gliding openness that easily accomodates 1,000 pupils, naturally ventilated with well of ‘fresh air’, shading provided by louvres

Arezzo Law Court – Italy

Posted in Built by Alan Del Olmo on August 31, 2009

Arezzo Law Court

Building: Arezzo Law Court
Location: Arezzo, Italy
Completed: 2007
Architect: Studio Nicoletti
Associate Architect: F. Pagliano Tajani
Architect of Record: Antonio Sorrento
Client: Comune di Arrezo
Structural Engineer: M. Mele

AE Interests:  curved façades made with rectilinear parts mimic natural flow of leaves and wind, silver foliage provides natural shading
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Torres de Satélite (Satélite Towers) – Mexico

Posted in Built by Alan Del Olmo on August 30, 2009

Torres de Satélite

Building: Torres de Satélite
Location: Ciudad Satélite, Naucalpan, Mexico
Completed: 1958
Architect: Luis Barragán
Associate Architect: Mathias Goeritz

AE Interests: aesthetic structures meant to symbolize modern Ciudad Satélite
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Watercube – Beijing

Posted in Built by Alan Del Olmo on August 28, 2009

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Building: “Watercube” National Aquatics Center
Location: Olympic Park, Beijing, China
Completed: 2008
Architect: PTW
Architect of Record: CCDI
Engineering: ARUP
Client: People’s Government of Beijing Municipality

AE Interests: Skeletal structure resembles biological cells and soap bubbles, clad with ethyl tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE).  `

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Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4]

Videos: [1, 2, 3]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

Putrajaya Waterfront – Malaysia

Posted in Under Construction by Alan Del Olmo on August 28, 2009

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Building: Putrajaya Waterfront
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Status: Unbuilt
Architect: Studio Nicoletti
Associate Architect: Hijjas Kasturi Associates
Architect of Record: Luca Maugeri, A. Dato’ Shamsir, Amir Hamzah
Façade Engineer: P. Bebington, ARUP
General Contractor: Putrajaya Holdings Ltd.

AE Interests: massive facades, natural ventilation,  bright skin controls daylight in units
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Articles: [1, 2]

House 12 at Avenida de las Fuentes – Mexico City

Posted in Built by Alan Del Olmo on August 28, 2009

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Building: House 12 at Avenida de las Fuentes
Location: El Pedregal de San Angel, Mexico City, D.F., Mexico
Completed:1949
Architect: Luis Barragán
Associate Architect: Max Cetto

AE interests: water features, volcanic outcropping, natural and simple design
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Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Cuadra San Cristóbal – Mexico City

Posted in Built by Alan Del Olmo on August 28, 2009

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Building: Cuadra San Cristóbal/Egerström House
Location: Los Clubes, Mexico City, Mexico
Completed: 1968
Architect: Luis Barragán
Owner: Folke Egerström

AE Interests: house/stable, pool of water with waterfall, nature immersion, color, concrete texture
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Articles: [1, 2, 3]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Prieto Lopez House – Mexico City

Posted in Built by Alan Del Olmo on August 28, 2009

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Location: Jardines del Pedregal, Mexico City, Mexico
Completed: 1950
Architect: Luis Barragán

AE Interests: lava stone, sits on various levels that create spaces
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Articles: [1,2]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Barragán House and Studio – Mexico City

Posted in Built by Alan Del Olmo on August 28, 2009

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Location: Calle Francisco Ramirez 14, Tacubaya, Mexico City, Mexico
Completed: 1948
Architect: Luis Barragán

AE Interests: experimentation with spacing and characterization, lighting studies, focus on garden and nature, color, concrete texture, form, museum, modernism
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Article: [1]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Ortega Garden and House – Mexico City

Posted in Built by Alan Del Olmo on August 28, 2009

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Location: Calle Francisco Ramirez 20/22, Tacubaya, Mexico City, Mexico
Completed: 1943
Architect: Luis Barragán

AE Interests: Created around existing buildings, immersive nature and built environment
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Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

House 10 at Avenida de las Fuentes – Mexico City, D.F.

Posted in Built by Alan Del Olmo on August 28, 2009

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Building: House 10 at Avenida de las Fuentes
Location: El Pedregal de San Angel, Mexico City, D.F., Mexico
Completed: 1949
Architect: Luis Barragán
Associate Architect: Max Cetto

AE interests: water features, volcanic outcropping, natural and harmonic design

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020