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China Telecom Office and Technical Buildings B12 & B13, Shanghai China

Posted in Built by Charys Clay on September 27, 2012

Building: China Telecom Office and Technical Buildings B12 & B13
Location: Shanghai, China
Status: Completed in 2007
Architect: GMP Architekten
Design: Meinhard von Gerkan

AE Interest:  Glass facade, glass “skin” suspended beyond exterior building wall, circuit graphics on “skin”, socle at each story, vertical slats,  technical facility and office space

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Christ Pavilion – Volkenroda, Germany

Posted in Built by Charys Clay on September 27, 2012

Building: Christ Pavilion
Location: Volkenroda, Germany (Expo 2000) and Thuringia, Germany (Re-erection 2001)
Status: Completed in 2001
Architect: GMP Architekten
Design: Meinhard von Gerkan and Joachim Zais

AE Interest:  structurally simple and clear, limited to a few materials, marble, coated steel, fair-faced concrete, glass, simple post-and-frame construction, roof is pre-fabricated stainless steel cladded elements

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Hamburg-Harburg Technical University – Hamburg, Germany

Posted in Built by Charys Clay on September 27, 2012

 

Building: Hamburg-Harburg Technical University
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Status: Completed in 2012
Architect: GMP Architekten
Design: Meinhard von Gerkan and Nikolaus Goetze

AE Interest:  retaining existing building substance with structural components, glass façades contrasting brickwork, vertical aluminium tubes, stainless steel cables

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Slaski Stadium – Chorzów, Poland

Posted in Under Construction by Charys Clay on September 27, 2012

Building: Slaski Stadium
Location: Chorzów, Poland
Status: Complete in 2014
Architect: GMP Architekten
Design: Volkwin Marg with Marek Nowak
Partner: Christian Hoffmann
Structural engineering: PL-Projekt Planungsbüro GmbH
Landscape design: Biuro Limba, Gliwice

AE Interest: largest stadium roof in Europe, translucent polycarbonate cover, filigree cable structure, upper and lower external steel compression ring with stays at the inner edge of the roof, oval roof structure

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Hangzhou South Railway Station – Hangzhou, China

Posted in Under Construction by Charys Clay on September 27, 2012

Building: Hangzhou South Railway Station
Location: Hangzhou, China
Status: Complete in 2014
Architect: GMP Architekten
Design: Meinhard von Gerkan and Stephan Schütz with Stephan Rewolle

AE Interest: grey granite, perforated vertical slats, free-spanning construction without columns

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