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H-16, Stuttgart, Germany

Posted in Built by Carlos Estrada on February 1, 2011

 

Building: H-16 House
Completed: 2006
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Client: H. & G. Link, Balingen/Germany
Architect: Werner Sobek
Structural Engineer: Werner Sobek Engineering and Design

AE Interests: Sustainable design, fully recyclable with zero emissions and zero energy usage, design blends with landscape

Municipal Offices and Station – Delft, The Netherlands

Posted in Proposed Design, Under Construction by Carlos Estrada on September 2, 2010

 

Building: Municipal Offices and Station
Location: Delft, The Netherlands
Completion: 2014 (expected)
Architect: Mecanoo Architecten
Structural Engineer: ABT bv

AE Interests: Energy efficient: uses 35% less energy than government standards, vaulted ceiling, long curtain wall for ground floor, blue and white tiles for most of the inerior.

La Llotja Theatre and Congress Centre – Lleida, Spain

Posted in Built by Carlos Estrada on August 31, 2010

Building: La Llotja theatre and congress centre
Location: Lleida, Spain
Completion: 2010
Architect: Mecanoo Architecten
Structural Engineer: BOMA, ABT
Contractor: UTE Dragados + Obrum

AE Interests: Extruded Cantilevered volumes protect visitors from sun and rain, Stone walls with concrete core ties absorb heat, sustainable design: roof contains garden to help reduce heat and solar panels to absorb energy for haeting and cooling.

FiftyTwoDegrees – Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Posted in Built by Carlos Estrada on August 31, 2010

Building: FiftyTwoDegrees Businees and Innovation Centre
Location: Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Completion: 2008
Architect: Mecanoo Architecten
Structural Engineer: ARUP
Contractor: Ballast Nedam Speciale Projecten

AE Interests: Aluminum and glass façade with pixelated pattern, lower 8 floors of 17 are tilted 10 degrees, bent structural form made possible with hybrid construction of concrete and steel.

National Performing Arts Center – Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Posted in Proposed Design, Under Construction by Carlos Estrada on August 30, 2010

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Project: National Performing Arts Center
Location: Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Completion: 2018
Architect: Mecanoo Architecten
Structural Engineering: Supertech
Acoustics: Xu Acoustique

AE Interests: Sustainable design in response to subtropical climate, undulating topographical roof is partially covered by grass and plants, creating natural and efficient building cooling. Structure contains concert hall, opera house, and semi-open theatres totaling 6000 seats.

New Carver Apartments – Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Posted in Built by Carlos Estrada on August 30, 2010

Building: New Carver Apartments
Location: 1624 South Hope St., Los Angeles, California
Completion: 2010
Architect: Michael Maltzan Architecture
Structural Engineer: B.W. Smith Structural Engineers
General Contractor: Westport Construction
MEP: IBE Consulting Engineers

AE Interests: Wood and concrete frame clad in stucco, trapezoidal fan shape minimizes transmission of traffic noise and exhaust into building, galvanized sheet metal fins line the courtyard to desguise structural steel columns, guardrails, roof drains, and form privacy screen for residents.
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