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Anaheim Community Ice Stadium – Anaheim, California, U.S.

Posted in Built by Anna Hernandez on January 31, 2011

Building: Anaheim Community Ice Stadium
Location: 300 W Lincoln Ave, Anaheim, California
Completion: 1995
Architect: Frank Gehry
Structural Engineer: John A. Martin & Associates, Inc.

AE Interests: Exposed plywood ceilings, curved supporting columns made of steel, encased in concrete, arched glulam girders, roof sheathing bent by hand

De Cecco Business Center – Pescara, Italy

Posted in Built by Anna Hernandez on September 2, 2010

Building: De Cecco Business Center
Location: Pescara, Italy
Architect: Massimiliano & Doriana Fuksas
Structural Engineering: Studio Ing. Toniolo, Sirmione, Italy
Completion: 2009

AEInterest: low height building with punctured planes, plus top “annular” building; lower building receives natural light through punctured holes, the random placements of the holes create diagonal views between levels; water plane on sixth level recalls the Pescara River.

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Wuensdorf Church – Wuensdorf, Germany

Posted in Proposed Design by Anna Hernandez on August 31, 2010

Building: Wuensdorf Church
Location: Wuensdorf, Germany
Architect: GRAFT Architects
Structural Engineering: To be determined
Completion: Design Competition Winners

AEInterest: spiritual center and multifunctional assembly hall, “scene-o-graphic background,” diamond-shaped crystal envelope from 3 different geometric prefigures; previously closed land in which nature has flourished.


Nardini Distilleries – Vicenza, Italy

Posted in Built by Anna Hernandez on August 31, 2010

Building: Nardini Distilleries
Location: Vicenza, Italy
Completion: 2004
Architect: Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas

AEInterests: underground auditorium, one bubble contains testing lab, other multifunctional hall, made of laminated glass curved in 2 directions. did not require to cut any trees, climate control system, low energy consumption.


Porta Palazzo Exhibition Hall- Turin, Italy

Posted in Built by Anna Hernandez on August 31, 2010

Building: Porta Palazzo Exhibition Hall
Location: Turin, Italy
Completion: 2006
Architect: Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas
Structural Engineer: Focchi

AEInterests: system of ramps supported by overhanging tapering columns, “glass-brick” technology, outside facade composed of overlapping layers of glass held up by steel; threshold space between facade and masonry facade envelope contains emergency exit stairs.


MyZeil Shopping Mall – Frankfurt, Germany

Posted in Built by Anna Hernandez on August 30, 2010

Building: MyZeil Shopping Mall
Location: An Der Zeil, Frankfurt, Germany
Architect: Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas
Structural Engineering: Knippers Helbig Advanced Engineering

AEInterest: amorphous roof landscape, fully glazed main facade with an inward trumpet-formed deformation, a glass-and-steel translucent skin envelops and deforms the entire building.



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