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Garden Bridge – London, England, U.K.

Posted in Proposed Design, Under Construction by Brooks Barnhouse on March 2, 2015

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Building: Garden Bridge
Location: London, England
Completion: 2017
Architect: Thomas Heatherwick (Heatherwick studio)
Landscape Architect: Dan Pearson
Engineers: Arup

AE Interest: Pedestrian bridge over the river Thames, catalyst for urban renewal, elevated garden.

Updated 12/2014 by GB.
See 3rd image for announcement of final approval – ref. BDOnline.




Heydar Aliyev International Airport – Baku, Azerbaijan

Posted in Built by Brooks Barnhouse on September 10, 2014

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Building: Heydar Aliyev International Airport
Location: Baku, Azerbaijan
Completion: 2014
Architect: Autoban
Engineers: Arup + Woods Bagot

AE Interest: unconventional use of space, wooden ‘cacoons’, use of narrative and unconventional forms, furnishing and lighting schemes, natural materials, function, human consideration

Sheikh Zayed Bridge – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Posted in Built by Brooks Barnhouse on September 10, 2014

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Building: Sheikh Zayed Bridge
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Completion: 2010
Architect: Zaha Hadid
Structural Engineer: High-Point Rendel

AE Interest: curved design, geometric shapes, intricacy, dynamic lighting design, cantilevered road decks, symmetrical steel arches, fluid silhouette

Daqing Highway Passenger Transportation Hub – Heilongjiang, China

Posted in Built by Brooks Barnhouse on September 10, 2014

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Building: Daqing Highway Passenger Transportation Hub
Location: Heilongjiang, China
Completion: 2010
Architect: Had Architects

AE Interest: ice and snow culture connotations, shape of building, open and transparent feels of interior, good flow lines, great view, connection to surrounding area


Kirstenbosch Centenary Tree Canopy Walkway – Cape Town, South Africa

Posted in Built by Brooks Barnhouse on September 10, 2014

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Building: Kirstenbosch Cenenary Tree Canopy Walkway
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Architect: Mark Thomas
Structural Engineers: Henry Fagan Consulting Engineers
Completed May 2014

AE Interest: lightweight non-intrusive steel structure, no visual impact within gardens, no mechanical or electrical aspects, simplicity, construction process


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