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Popcentrum 013 – Tilburg, The Netherlands

Posted in Built by Benjamin Meinke on January 26, 2010

    

Building: Popcentrum 013
Location: Veemarktstraat 44, 5038 CV Tilburg, Netherlands
Completed: 1998
Architect: Benthem Crouwel Architects
Engineer: TU Delft
Artist: Gerald van der Kaap
Client: City of Tilburg

AE Interests: Venue for pop and rock music, meshes with parking structure as a single mass, facades and roof are clad in black EPDM rubber filled with glass wool, real CDs attached to the surface of the facades

Hedge House Art Gallery – Wijlre, The Netherlands

Posted in Built by Benjamin Meinke on January 25, 2010

    

Building:  Hedge House Art Gallery
Location: Kasteel Wijlreweg 1, 6321PP Wijlre, Netherlands
Completed: 2001
Architect:  Wiel Arets Architects and Associates
Client: Jo en Marlies Eijck-Voncken

AE Interests: Built in the 17th century pleasure gardens of Wijlre Castle, sought to harmonize nature with art, includes exhibition space for art, greenhouse, and hen house

Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum – Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Posted in Built by Benjamin Meinke on January 25, 2010

Building:  Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum
Location: Bilderdijklaan 10, 5611 NH Eindhoven, Netherlands
Completed: 2002
Architect:  Abel Cahen
Structural Engineer: Abel Cahen
Client:  Municipality of Eindhoven

AE Interests: Renovation and extension of original museum built in 1936, new building 4 times the size of original, organic integration with old building stonework and tiling facade with alternating shades of gray

Water Tower House – Brasschaat, Belgium

Posted in Built by Benjamin Meinke on January 25, 2010

Building:  Water Tower House
Location: Brasschaat, Belgium (outside of Antwerpen)
Completed: 1996
Architect:  Jo Crepian
Project Architect: Dirk Engelen
Client:  Jan Moereels

AE Interests: Concrete water tower renovated into residential home, industrial u-glass facades, steel stairways connecting levels, reinforced concrete, galvanized steel, and glass design

Chasse Park Apartments – Breda, The Netherlands

Posted in Built by Benjamin Meinke on January 25, 2010

    

Building:  Chasse Park Apartments
Location:  Nonnenveld 29, 4811 HN Breda, Netherlands
Completed: 2001
Architect:  Xaveer De Geyter Architects
Landscape Architect: West 8 Landscape Architects
Realization: ABT Bouwkunde
Engineer: Snellen, Meulemans en Van Schaaik
Client:  Chasse CV (Joint ventrue: Proper Stok Woningen, Wiliam Bouw)

AE Interests: Former military site, 5 towers of 137 apartments,  ‘campus’ dynamic, autonomous groups of buildings frame a public park, building facades interact in different ways with interior gardens

Exhibition Building in the Former Concentration Camp – Vught, The Netherlands

Posted in Built by Benjamin Meinke on January 25, 2010

Building:  Museum National Monument, Camp Vught
Location:  Lunettenlaan 600, 5263 NT Vught, the Netherlands
Completed: 2001
Architect:  Claus en Kaan Architects
Client: Stichting Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught

AE Interests: Memorial and exhibition building marks the entrance of the former concentration camp, building forms a screen for the site, simple blank facades, horizontal bands of roman terracotta tiles alternate with rows of heavy bricks

Popstage Mezz – Breda, The Netherlands

Posted in Built by Benjamin Meinke on January 25, 2010

Building:  Popstage Mezz
Location:  Keizerstraat 101 (Chassée-terrein), 4811HL Breda, The Netherlands
Completed: 2002
Architect:  Erick van Egeraat Associated Architects (EEA)
Contractor: SV Metaaldak Specialist BV, Beek en Donk
Client:  Municipality of Breda, Dienst RME, Breda

AE Interests: Theater addition onto existing building, emerges from the earth with an animal-like shape, double dome structure with empty space between, hybrid cement and steel framework, pre-oxidized copper exterior, no exterior openings, gill-like slits for the structure to breathe

INHolland University – Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Posted in Built by Benjamin Meinke on January 25, 2010

      

Building:  INHolland University
Location:  Posthumalaan 90, 3072 AG Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Completed: 2000, 2008 Extension
Architect:  Erick van Egeraat Associated Architects (EEA)
Structural Engineer: ABT
Contractor: Giesbers Bouw

AE Interests: Stands by the water, covered entirely in glass, cable-suspended interior bridges, golden screen façade extension, sustainable design

Museum Boijmans van Beuningen – Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Posted in Built by Benjamin Meinke on January 25, 2010


Building:  Museum Boijmans van Beuningen
Location:  Museumpark 20, NL-3015 CX Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Completed: 2003
Architect:  Robbrecht and Daem Architecten
Client: Museum Boijmans van Beuningen

AE Interests: Renovation, combines contemporary insertions with a historic core, simplistic design, concrete and glass

St. Mary of the Angels Chapel – Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Posted in Built by Benjamin Meinke on January 25, 2010

    

Building:  St. Mary of the Angels Chapel
Location:  Nieuwe Crooswijkseweg 123, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Completed: 2001
Architect:  Mecanoo Architecten
Structural Engineer:  ABT bv, Delft
General Contractor:  H&B bouw, Sassenheim
Client: R.K. begraafsplaats Rotterdam

AE Interests: Golden ceiling, wavelike “moving” wall, floating roof, tin-plated copper walls, located in St. Lawrence cemetary

Emergency Services Centre – St Gallen, Switzerland

Posted in Built by Benjamin Meinke on August 30, 2009

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Building: Emergency Services Center
Location: St. Gallen, Switzerland
Completed:  1998
Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Structural Engineer: Calatrava

AE Interests: underground building, elliptical glass roof, first use of moveable roof to control daylight, sculpture appearance set in a historic background
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WTC Transportation Hub – Manhattan, New York, U.S.

Posted in Built by Benjamin Meinke on August 28, 2009

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Building: World Trade Center Transportation Hub
Location: Manhattan, New York
Completion: 2016
Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Architect of Record: Downtown Design Partnership, a joint venture of DMJM + Harris, STV Group Inc., and Parson’s Transportation
Engineering Team: Parsons; William Nicholas Bodouva & Associates; Severud Associates Consulting Engineers, P.C.; Jaros, Baum & Bolles; and Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers

AE Interests: Giant bird-like form like one being released from a child’s hands, symbol of hope, columns of light, both beauty and functionality, steel and glass design
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Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Videos: [1, 2, 3]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

Three Bridges Over the Hoofdvaart – Haarlemmermeer, the Netherlands

Posted in Built by Benjamin Meinke on August 28, 2009

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Building: Three Bridges Over the Hoofdvaart
Location: Haarlemmermeer, the Netherlands
Completed: 2004
Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Structural Engineer: Calatrava

AE Interests: cable-stayed bridges each having a main steel pylon in the form of a spindle, sculptural shapes, landmark designs, named the Lyre, the Harp, and the Lute
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Articles: [1, 2]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

Turning Torso Tower – Malmo, Sweden

Posted in Built by Benjamin Meinke on August 28, 2009

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Building: Turning Torso Tower
Location: Malmo, Sweden
Completed: 2005
Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Structural Engineer: Calatrava

AE Interests: Form based on sculpture “twisting torso”, freestanding sculptural element, nine cubes twisting 90 degrees, innovative energy requirements, energy supplied entirely by renewable resources
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Articles: [1, 2, 3]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Sondica Airport Terminal & Control Tower – Bilbao, Spain

Posted in Built by Benjamin Meinke on August 28, 2009

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Building: Sondica Airport Terminal & Control Tower
Location: Bilbao, Spain
Completed: 2000
Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Structural Engineer: Calatrava

AE Interests: aerodynamic roof, canted glazed facade, views of the runways
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Articles: [1, 2]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

City of Arts – Valencia, Spain

Posted in Built by Benjamin Meinke on August 28, 2009

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Building: City of the Arts
Location: Valencia, Spain
Completed: 2004

Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Structural Engineer: Calatrava
Construction: Dragados and Necso
Stage Engineer: Waagner-Biro Bühnentechnik AG
Acoustics: Alfonso García

AE Interests: Futuristic city within a city, complex geometry, ensemble of buildings including a planetarium, science museum, oceanarium, and arts palace, white concrete.  `
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Articles: [1, 2, 3]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Footbridge Puente de la Mujer – Buenos Aires, Argentina

Posted in Built by Benjamin Meinke on August 28, 2009

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Location: Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Completed: 2001
Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Structural Engineer: Calatrava

AE Interests: asymmetrical design, cable-stayed suspension bridge, swing bridge, rotates 90 degrees between two fixed bridges to allow passage of water vessels
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Milwaukee Art Museum – Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.

Posted in Built by Benjamin Meinke on August 28, 2009

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Location: 700 N. Museum Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Completed: 2001
Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Structural Engineer: Calatrava
Architect of Record: David Kahler
Landscape Architect: Dan Kiley

AE Interests: parabolic-shaped design, moveable wing-like sun screen is raised and lowered to control both temperature and light in the structure, organic forms, technological innovation.

Related Articles: ArcSpace, ArchDaily

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Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Chicago Spire – Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Posted in Under Construction by Benjamin Meinke on August 28, 2009

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Location: 400 Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL
Expected Completion: construction stopped
Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Architect of Record: Perkins + Will
Structural Engineer: Santiago Calatrava
Structural Engineer of Record: Thornton Tomasetti
MEP: Cosentini Associates
Construction: Case Foundation

AE Interests: twisting 2,000 ft skyscraper, will be tallest building in the US and tallest residential building in the world upon completion
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Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020