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American Folk Art Museum – New York, New York, U.S.

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Building: American Folk Art Museum
Location: 45 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019
Completed: 2001
Architect: Tod Williams Billie Tsien
Associate Architect: Helfand Myerberg Guggenheimer Architects
Structural Engineer: Severud Associates
MEP Engineer: Ambrosino DePinto & Schmeider
General Contractor: Pavarini Construction Company
Structural System: Concrete
Exterior Cladding: Metal/Glass Curtain Wall

Awards – AIA National Honor Award 2003

AE Interests: Complex Composite Materials, Minimal Construction Space

Articles: 1

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Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 4:27 pm

Posted in Built

Rose Center for Earth and Space – New York, New York, U.S.

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Building: Rose Center for Earth and Space
Location: 5 West 81 Street, New York, NY 10024
Completed: 2000
Architect: Polsehk Partnership Architects
Structural Engineer: Weidlinger Associates, Inc.General Contractor: Morse Diesel International

AE Interest: Use of structural glass and steel

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Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 4:17 pm

Posted in Built

Perry Street Apartments – New York, New York, U.S.

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Building: Perry Street Apartments
Location: 166 Perry Street, New York, NY 10014
Completed: 2002
Architect: Richard Meier & Partners Architects LLP
Interior Designer: Richard Meier & Partners Architects LLP
Structural Engineer: Arup
MEP Engineer: Ambrosino, DePinto & Schmeider
Electrical Engineer: Ambrosino, DePinto & Schmeider
General Contractor: Bovis Lend Lease

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Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 3:59 pm

Posted in Built

Louis Vuitton North American Headquarters (LVMH) Tower – New York, New York, U.S.

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Building: LVMH Tower
Location: 19 East 57th Street, New York, NY‎ 10022
Completed: 2000
Architect: Atelier Christian de Portzamparc
Architect of Record: The Hillier Group
Production Architect: HKS
Structural Engineer: Weiskopf & Pickworth
MEP Engineer: Liker Associates
Curtain Wall Engineer: R.A.Heintges
Geotechnical Engineer: Langan Engineering and Environmental Services
General Contractor: Tishman Construction Corporation
Structural System: Steel, Metal/Glass Curtain Wall

Award – Business Week/Architectural Record Awards 2001 Winner

AE Interests: Use of different glass materials including clear glass, green glass with ceramic frit, and a white, low-iron glass with a sandblasted geometric pattern.
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Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 3:45 pm

Posted in Built

Westin Hotel, Times Square – New York, New York, U.S.

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Building: Westin Hotel, Times Square
Location: 270 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036
Completed: 2002
Architect: Arquitectonica
Production Architect: HKS
Structural Engineer: Ysrael Seinuk
MEP Engineer: Jaros Baum & Bolles
Electrical Engineer: Jaros Baum & Bolles
Geotechnical Engineer: Langan Engineering and Environmental Services
Construction Manager: Tishman Westside Construction LLC.
Superstructure Contractor: Sorbara Construction Corp.
Curtain Wall Contractor: Permasteelisa Cladding Technologies

Award – 2002 Hospitality Project of the Year

AE Interest: Rapid Construction. Use of a dynamic isolator, to allow free movement in any horizontal plane in replacement of an expansion joint. 4,500 prefabricated curtain wall panels containing 20 different colors of glass.
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Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 3:33 pm

Posted in Built

MoMA QNS – Queens, New York, U.S.

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Building: MoMA QNS
Location: 45-20 33 Street at Queens Boulevard, Long Island City, Queens
Completed: 2005
Architect: Cooper, Robertson & Partners
Architect of Public Spaces: Michael Maltzan Architecture, Inc.
Interior Design: Lori Weatherly Interiors
Structural Engineer: De Nardis Associates
MEP Engineer: Goldman Copeland Associates
General Contractor: Turner Construction Co.

Award – 2003 Merit Award
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Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 3:17 pm

Posted in Built

U.S. Courthouse & Federal Building – Islip, New York, U.S.

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Building: U.S. Courthouse & Federal Building
Location: 170 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722
Completed: 2000
Architect: Richard Meier & Partners
Civil Engineer: Nelson and Pope
Site Engineer: Nelson and Pope
General Contractor: Spector Group
Construction Quality Management: Bovis Lend Lease
Structural System: Steel frame building with a precast concrete garage
Cladding System: White-coated aluminum panels

Award – BusinessWeek/Architectural Record Awards 2001 Finalist

AE Interests: Moveable interiors.

Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 2:43 pm

Posted in Built

Corning Museum of Glass – Corning, New York, U.S.

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Building: Corning Museum of Glass
Location: 1 Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830
Completed: 2001
Architect: Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architects
Structural Engineer: Arup
MEP Engineer: Arup
General Contractor: Welliver McGuire
Structural System: High-Strength Stainless Steel with architectural concrete.

Award – BusinessWeek/Architectural Record Awards 2001 Winner

AE Interest: Use of low iron polished plate glass and tempered & laminated glass

Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 2:33 pm

Posted in Built

Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery – Saratoga Springs, New York, U.S.

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Building: Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery
Location: 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Completed: 2000
Architect: Antoine Predock
Architect of Record: Einhorn Yaffee Prescott, Architecture & Engineering, P.C.
Structural Engineer: Paragon Structural Design
Civil Engineer: Saratoga Associates
MEP Engineer: Einhorn Yaffee Prescott, Architecture & Engineering, P.C.
General Contractor: Barry Bette & Led Duke, Inc.
Structural System: Masonry bearing wall with localized structural steel supporting beam and composite floor and roof framing.

Written by Joyce Chiu

January 25, 2010 at 8:50 pm

Posted in Built

Taipei 101 – Taipei, Taiwan

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Building: Taipei 101
Location: Sinyi Rd, Taipei, Taiwan
Completed: 2004
Architect: C.Y. Lee & Partners
Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti
Contractor: KTRT Joint Venture

AE Interests: Structural Stability, Mass Damper.

Click here for more about this building

Additional Pictures:


Taipei 101-Tuned Mass Damper
Picture of largest tuned mass damper


taipei 101 floor plan
Floor Plan
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Written by Joyce Chiu

August 31, 2009 at 11:32 am

Posted in Built

Museo Picasso Malaga – Madrid, Spain

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Building: Museo Picasso Malaga
Location: C/ San Agustín 8, 29015 Malaga, Spain
Completed: 2004
Architect: Gluckman Mayner Architects
Architect of Record: Camara/Martin Delgado Arquitectos
Landscape Architect: Maria Medina
Structural Engineer: Arup
MEP Engineer: Arup
General Contractor: Ferrovial Agroman
Awards: 2006 AIA Institute Honor Awards for Architecture

AE Interests: Historic Renovation, Historic Preservation, Contemporary addition to Historic Architecture.
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Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Written by Joyce Chiu

August 28, 2009 at 1:12 pm

Posted in Built

Olive 8 – Seattle, Washington, U.S.

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Location: 737 Olive Way, Seattle, WA 98101
Completed: 2008
Architect: Gluckman Mayner Architects
Architect of Record: Mulvanny G2 Architecture
Structural Engineer: KPFF Consulting Engineers
MEP Engineer: McKinstry
Electrical Engineer: Sparling
Civil Engineer: Bush, Roed & Hitchings, Inc.
Acoustic Consultant: BRC Acoustics
Energy/LEED Consultant: Rushing, Co.

AE Interests: Curtain Wall Technology, Fritted Glass, Sustainability, LEED.
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Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Written by Joyce Chiu

August 28, 2009 at 12:33 pm

Posted in Built

Mii Amo Spa – Sedona, Arizona, U.S.

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Location: 525 Boynton Canyon Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336
Completed: 2001
Architect: Gluckman Mayner Architects
Landscape Architect: Ten Eyck Landscape Architects
Structural Engineer: Rudow & Berry, Inc.
MEP Engineer: Clark Engineers SW, Inc.
Civil Engineer: Shepard-Wesnitzer, Inc.
General Contractor: Linthicum Constructors

AE Interests: Use of Organic Materials, Response to Site

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Written by Joyce Chiu

August 28, 2009 at 12:48 am

Posted in Built

Syracuse University Warehouse – Syracuse, New York, U.S.

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Location: 350 West Fayette Street, Syracuse, NY 13202
Completed: 2006
Architect: Gluckman Mayner Architects
Architect of Record: VIP Architectural Associates
Structural Engineer: John P. Stopen Engineering Partnership
MEP Engineer: Sack & Associates Consulting Engineers
Civil Engineer: Environmental Design and Research
Construction Manager: VIP Structures
Awards:
2007 Design Award for Architecture, AIA New York State
Best of 2006 Award, New York Construction

AE Interests: Historic MEP and Fire Renovation

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Written by Joyce Chiu

August 28, 2009 at 12:15 am

Posted in Built

Tribeca Townhouse – New York, New York, U.S.

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Location: 16 Warren Street, New York, NY 10007
Completed: 2003
Architect: Gluckman Mayner Architects

AE Interests: Suspended Steel Mesh Box

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Written by Joyce Chiu

August 27, 2009 at 11:32 pm

Posted in Built

One Kenmare Square – New York, New York, U.S.

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Building: One Kenmare Square
Location: 210 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012
Completed: 2006
Architect: Gluckman Mayner Architects, HTO Architect
Structural Engineers:  DeSimone Consulting Engineers

AE Interests: Undulating Facade, Vertical Glass Notch.
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Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Written by Joyce Chiu

August 27, 2009 at 11:11 pm

Posted in Built

Museum of Contemporary Art – San Diego, California, U.S.

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Location: 1100 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
Completed: 2007
Architect: Gluckman Mayner Architects
Architect of Record: Heritage Architecture and Planning
Structural Engineer: ARUP
MEP Engineer: ARUP
Civil Engineers: Lintvedt, McColl and Associates
Construction Manager: H.R. Weatherford Co.
Awards: 2007 Merit Award, AIA San Diego

AE Interests: Historic Restoration, Integration of New Building Systems, Corrugated Metal Panels.

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Written by Joyce Chiu

August 27, 2009 at 10:14 pm

Posted in Built

Austin Museum of Art – Austin, Texas, U.S.

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Location: 4th & Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX 78701
Completion: On Hold
Architect: Gluckman Mayner Architects
Architect of Record: Barnes Gromatzky Kosarek Architects
Landscape Architects: Land Design Studio
Structural Engineer: ARUP
MEP Engineer: ARUP
Civil Engineer: Martinez Wright & Mendez
General Contractor: Centex (Construction Manager)

AE Interests: Translucent Glass Walls, Aluminum Fins, Cast-in-place Concrete.

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Written by Joyce Chiu

August 27, 2009 at 10:01 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

Helmut Lang Parfumerie – New York, New York, U.S.

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Location: 80 Greene Street, New York, NY 10012
Completion: 2001
Client: Helmut Lang
Architect: Gluckman Mayner Architects
Structural Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners

AE Interests: Installation of Steel Wall and Glass Wall.
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Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Written by Joyce Chiu

August 27, 2009 at 8:44 pm

Posted in Built

Mori Art Museum – Tokyo, Japan

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Building: Mori Arts Museum
Location: Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Completion: 2004
Architect: Gluckman Mayner Architects
Architect of Record: Irie Miyake Architects & Engineers
Structural Engineer: Yoshinori Nito + Dewhurst Macfarlane and Partners
ME Engineer: Altieri Sebor Wieber

AE Interests: Building Envelope, Structural Stainless-Steel Cables, Horizontal Framing Rings, Glazed Footbridge, Translucent Structural Glass.

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Written by Joyce Chiu

August 27, 2009 at 8:20 pm

Posted in Built