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Office Building in Attica – Attica, Greece

Posted in Built by Carter Pruitt on February 15, 2023

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Name: Office Building in Attica 
Location: Attica, Greece
Originally Constructed: 1972
Renovation Started: 2017
Renovation Completed: 2020 
Area: 145,313 ft2 (13500 m2

Original Architect: Alexandros Tombazis 
Renovation Architect: Georges Batzios Architects
Structural Engineer: A. Karanikolas & Associates SA Vasilis Kapotis
Civil Engineer: Firfilioni Tzovanna
General Contractor: Redex AE 
Landscape Design: H. Pangalou & Associates Landscape Architects 

AE Interest: one of the few examples of brutalist architecture in Greece, modernized building while staying true to the original design, reinforced concrete design clashes with surrounding forest

Articles: [1,2,3]


The High Line – New York City, New York, U.S.

Posted in Built by Carter Pruitt on October 24, 2022

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Name: High Line
Location: New York City, New York
Section 1 (Gansevoort Street to 20th Street) Completed: 2009
Section 2 (20th Street to 30th Street) Completed: 2012
Section 3 (30th to 34th Street) Completed: 2014
Overall Cost of the Sections: 228.3 million USD
Park Length: 1.45 miles

Design Project Lead: James Corner Field Operations
Architect: Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Structural: Buro Happold
MEP Engineering: Buro Happold
General Contractor (Section 1): KiSKA
General Contractor (Section 2): CAC
Construction Manager (Section 3): Sciame

AE Interests: elevated steel rail system turned into a linear park, over 500+ species of plants and trees, historical significance, blending of man-made structure and nature

Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]


*Orignal Post by Zaid Arzate on September 1, 2009

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