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Suzhou Bay Cultural Centre – Suzhou, China

Posted in Built by antonysutanto on April 20, 2022

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Name: Suzhou Bay Cultural Centre
Location: Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
Address: China, Jiangsu, Suzhou, Wujiang, 苏震桃公路辅路顾家荡路 邮政编码: 215103
Architect: Christian de Portzamparc / 2Portzamparc
Structural and Façade Engineer: Arup
Lighting: Artill
Acoustics: Xu Acoustique
Client: Suzhou Wujiang City Investment Development Co Ltd
Cost: $422 Million
Completion: 2020
Area: 215,000 m2
Height: 40 m

AE Interest: 1,600-seat opera house and 60,000 sqft opera house united by a 500m-long, 40-m-high metallic ribbon – the largest in the world; ribbons utilize space truss structures with rotating geometry and cantilevering 50m outwards; V-columns inserted into circular concrete columns and driven into the ground support the ribbons; in the opera theater, audience stands were used to help cantilever out many levels of seating; Rhino and Grasshopper were used to optimize design of curtain wall panels

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T Park – Hong Kong, China

Posted in Built by antonysutanto on April 20, 2022

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Name: T Park/Sludge Treatment Facility
Location: Hong Kong, China
Address: 25 Nim Wan Rd, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Architect: Vasconi Architectes by Thomas SCHINKO
Civil Engineer: Arup
Structural Engineer: Arup
Mechanical and Electrical Engineer: Arup
Fire Engineer: Arup
Water Engineer: Arup
Lighting: illumination Physics
Client: Veolia Water – Leighton Asia – John Holland, Joint Venture
Main Contractor: Veolia
Cost: $660 Million
Completion: 2016
Area: 70,000 m2
Height: 56 m

AE Interest: Largest facility of its type in the world; LEED Gold certification and BEAM Plus Provisional Platinum rating; completely self-sufficient; at full capacity, an excess of 2MW of power is produced daily and $25m in revenue annually; zero excess discharge of water from the facility; eco-friendly materials included recycled plastics and lower emissivity glass used to lower building’s embodied and operational carbon; 400m-long flowing roof spans over two incinerator plants and administrative tower

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