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99/101 Queen Victoria Street – London, England, U.K.

Posted in Built by Aliasgar Amiji on June 12, 2013

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Building: 99/101 Queen Victoria Street
Location: London, England
Completed: 2005
Architect: Sheppard Robson
Structural Engineer: Arup
Construction: Bowmer Kirkland
Landscape Design: EDCO Design London

AE Interest: The new development was designed as two independent buildings with their own servicing entrances, the other being the Salvation Army headquarters. Hot rolled steel sections in the cladding aids the outer screen, this provides proper solar shading.
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Ropemaker Place – London, England, U.K.

Posted in Built by Aliasgar Amiji on June 12, 2013

                

Building: Ropemaker Place
Location: London, England
Completed: 2009
Architecture and Engineering: ARUP Associates
Sustainable Ratings: BREEAM Excellent, LEED

AE Interest: First building in London to be pre-certified for the US Green Building Council’s LEED “Platinum” core and shell rating.
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Docklands Floating Bridge – London, England, U.K.

Posted in Built by Aliasgar Amiji on June 12, 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Building: Docklands Floating Bridge
Location: London, England
Completion: 1996
Architect: Future Systems
Structural Engineer: Anthony Hunt Associates
Lighting Engineer: Lighting Design Partnership

AE Interest: Curved aluminum deck with four sets of tubular steel legs which are attached to submerged pontoons.

Le Philharmonie de Paris – Paris, France

Posted in Built by Aliasgar Amiji on September 30, 2012

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Building: Le Philharmonie de Paris
Location: Paris, France
Architect: Jean Nouvel
Acousticians: Marshall Day Acoustics Ltd
Structural Engineering: IOSIS and Aedis
Facades: HDA
Lighting Engineering: L’ Observatoire 1
Completed 2012

AE Interest: Multiplication of early lateral sound reflection, mobile acoustic panels,  sound clarity, adjustable canopy height, design integrated into surroundings , “Parisian walls”

Website: 1
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Hong Kong Design Institute – Hong Kong, China

Posted in Built by Aliasgar Amiji on September 30, 2012

Building: Hong Kong Design Institute
Location: Hong Kong, China
Status: Completed 2010
Architect: CAAU / Coldefy & Associes Architectes Urbanistes
Civil & Structural Engineering: ARUP
Mechanical & Electrical Engineering: Parsons Brinckerhoff Associates
Contractor: Penta-Ocean and CRCC Joint Venture

AE Interest: “Floating platform” with four towers, Pre-stressed concrete top chords, Steel diagonals and reinforced bottom chords to support platform

Article: 1

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Horizons Tour – Paris, France

Posted in Built by Aliasgar Amiji on September 28, 2012

Building: Horizons Tour
Location: Paris, France
Status: Completed 2011
Architect: Jean Nouvel
Structural Engineer: Terrell International
Façade Engineering: Acrora
Acoustic Engineering: AH Conseil

AE Interest: Facades different in each part to adapt changes in the direction of the sun, design integrated landscape, 3 materials: sculptured concrete, enameled ceramic, glass

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Portia Winery – Burgos, Spain

Posted in Built by Aliasgar Amiji on September 28, 2012

Building: Portia Winery
Location: Burgos, Spain
Status: Completed 2010
Architect: Foster + Partners
Structural and Mechanical Engineer: ARUP
Contractor: FCC
Project Manager: Pointec
Lighting Consultant: Claude Engle

AE Interest: Uses natural topography to aid wine process, reducing building’s energy use and maximizing efficiency,  concrete structure of Corten steel, roof has photovoltaic cells and concrete to cool interior.

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Chanel Travelling Pavilion – Greater China, Japan, United States of America

Posted in Built by Aliasgar Amiji on September 28, 2012

   

Building: Chanel Travelling Pavilion
Location: Greater China, Japan, United States of America
Status: Completed 2008
Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects
Project Architect: Thomas Viewtzke, Jens Borstelmann
Structural and Mechanical Engineer: ARUP
General Contractor/Tour Operator: ES Projects

AE Interest: Molded fiber glass panels for facade, PVC roof and ETFE roof lights, Skeletal steel frame, Taken apart and transported around the world, Packed into sea containers.

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