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London Cable Car – London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Blake McGregor on February 1, 2011

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Name: Emirates Air Line / London Cable Car
Location: Cutter Lane, Royal Borough of Greenwich, SE10 London, UK
Completion: 2012
Architect: Wilkinson Eyre Architects
Structural Engineer: Expedition Engineering

AE Interests: elegantly sculpted towers, tourist attraction, dynamic movement

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Infinity Bridge – Stockton-on-Tees, England, U.K.

Posted in Built by Blake McGregor on February 1, 2011

Bridge: Infinity Bridge
Location: Stocktojn-on-Tees, England
Completion: 2008
Architect: Spence Associates
Engineer: Expedition Engineering
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Shenzen Energy Mansion – Shenzen, China

Posted in Proposed Design by Blake McGregor on August 30, 2010

Project: Shenzen Energy Mansion
Location: Shenzen, China
Architect: BIG
Engineer: Arup
Other Collaborator: Transsolar
Completion: Proposed Design

AE Interest: Folded curtain wall that shades building from sun, designed for maximum daylight exposure combined with minimal sunlight exposure, solar thermal panels, facade design focuses on lowering energy consumption

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Worldwide Village of Women Sports – Malmo, Sweden

Posted in Proposed Design by Blake McGregor on August 30, 2010

Project: Worldwide Village of Women Sports
Location: Malmo, Sweden
Architect: BIG
Collaborators: AKT, Tyrens, Transsolar
Completion: Proposed Design

AE Interest: Sloping roofscapes, central hall for professional football matches, concerts, conferences, and flea markets, open atmosphere, large pedestrian network

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Psychiatric Hospital – Helsingor, Denmark

Posted in Built by Blake McGregor on August 30, 2010

Building: Psychiatric Hospital
Location: ESRUMVEJ 145, Helsingor, Denmark
Architect: PLOT (BIG + JDS)
Engineer: Moe and Brodsgaard
Other Collaborators: PLOT, JDS, NCC
Completion: 2006

AE Interest: Green roof in some sections (lawn “grows” into roof), snowflake-like footprint, one gallery can be used as bridge connecting current hospital to further expansion, metal paneling, floor-to-ceiling glass windows to allow maximum natural light

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Danish Maritime Museum – Elsinore, Denmark

Posted in Under Construction by Blake McGregor on August 30, 2010

Project: The Danish Maritime Museum
Location: Elsinore, Denmark
Architect: BIG
Collaborators: Alectia, Rambol, Freddy Madsen Engineering, Kossman Dejong
Completion: 2011

AE Interest: Located in and around (underground) a decommissioned dry dock, museum gets consistently deeper underground from entrance, series of bridges spanning the dry dock

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8 House – Copenhagen, Denmark

Posted in Built by Blake McGregor on August 30, 2010

Building: 8 House
Location:  Copenhagen, Denmark
Architect:  BIG
Engineer:  Moe & Brodsgaard
Green Roof Contractor:  Veg Tech
Other Collaborators:  Hoepfner Partners, KLAR
Completion:  2009

AE Interest: Sloped green roof, stepped massing, oriented for optimal sunlight exposure and views (pulled up in NE corner, pushed down in SW corner), figure eight configuration

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