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Elbe Philharmonic Hall – Hamburg, Germany

Posted in Under Construction by Chris Krenek on February 13, 2012


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Building: Elbe Philharmonic Hall
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Completion expected: April 2014
Architect: Herzog and de Meuron
Associate Architect: Hohler + Partner
Structural Engineering: WGG Schnetzer Puskas Ingenieure AG, Rohwer Ingenieure VBI GmbH
Acoustician: Nagata Acoustics Inc.
Contractor: Hochteif
AE Interests: Tent-like structure built on existing warehouse, glass facade shaped like waves.
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Tate Modern – London Bankside, England, U.K.

Posted in Built by Chris Krenek on June 23, 2010

Tate-Modern

Building: Tate Modern
Location: London, England
Address: Bankside, London, SE1‎ – 020 7887 8888‎, United Kingdom
Completion: 2000
Architect: Herzog and de Meuron
Structural Engineer: Arup
Services Engineer: Arup

AE Interests: Adaptive reuse by converting from Bankside Power Station into an art museum
Image: Anish Kapoor art installation in Turbine Hall 2002, 2003

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Harvard University, One Western Avenue – Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

Posted in Built by Chris Krenek on January 25, 2010

Building: Harvard University, One Western Avenue
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Address: One Western Ave / Boston, MA 02134
Completion: 2003
Architect: Machado and Silvetti Associates
Structural Engineer: Weidlinger AssociatesContractor: Bond Brothers, Inc.
AE Interests: Silver LEED rating, three story bridge 4 levels above ground spanning 180 feet, variety of masonry and window patterns

Honan-Allston Branch of the Boston Public Library – Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

Posted in Built by Chris Krenek on January 25, 2010

Building: Honan-Allston Branch of the Boston Public Library
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Address: 300 North Harvard Street / Allston, MA 02134-1530
Completion: 2001
Architect: Machado and Silvetti Associates
Structural Engineers: Lim Associates
MEP: Robert W. Sullivan, Inc
Civil Engineers: Samiotes Consultants
Landscape Architect: Richard Burck Associates
AE Interests: Alternating gardens and glass pavilion rooms, low maintanence materials, butterfly form

Peabody Essex Museum – Salem, Massachusetts, U.S.

Posted in Built by Chris Krenek on January 25, 2010

Building: Peabody Essex Museum
Location: Salem, Massachusetts, USA
Address: 161 Essex Street / Salem, MA 01970
Completion: 2003
Architect: Moshe Safdie and Associates
Structural Engineer, HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Protection: ARUP
General Contractor: Turner Construction Company
Lighting Designer: Fisher Marantz Stone
AE Interests: Glass roof, indoor pedestrian “street”

International Elementary School – Long Beach, California, U.S.

Posted in Built by Chris Krenek on January 24, 2010

Building: International Elementary School
Location: Long Beach, California, USA
Address: 700 Locust Avenue / Long Beach, CA 90813-4317
Completion: 1999
Architect: Morphosis Architects
Structural Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners
Mechanical Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners
Electrical Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners
Civil Engineer: Andreasen Engineering
Construction Manager: Pinner Construction
AE Interests: Perforated metal wall as building skin, 2 acre roof deck

House and Studio at Toro Canyon – Montecito, California, U.S.

Posted in Built by Chris Krenek on January 22, 2010

Building: House and Studio at Toro Canyon
Location: Montecito, California, USA
Completion: 1998
Architect: Barton Myers Associates
AE Interests: Recirculating pool system on pavilion roofs for fire protection and insulation, glazed garage doors for walls/windows, coiled steel shutters, clerestory windows for natural ventilation

Yerba Buena Lofts – San Francisco, California, U.S.

Posted in Built by Chris Krenek on January 22, 2010

Building: Yerba Buena Lofts
Location: San Francisco, California, USA
Address: 855 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94107-1179
Completion: 2001
Architect: Stanley Saitowitz Office/Natoma Architects Inc.
Project Architects: John Winder, Michael Luke
Structural Engineers: Watry Design Group
General Contractor: Pankow Residential Builders

AE Interests: Modern style using glazed translucent glass, steel, and concrete. Extruded vertical grids.

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Paint Rock Camp – Hyattville, Wyoming, U.S.

Posted in Built by Chris Krenek on January 21, 2010

Buildings: Paint Rock Camp
Location: Hyattville, Wyoming, USA
Address: 5332 Co Road 49 1/2, Hyattville, WY 82428
Completion: 2001
Architect: Charles Rose Architects
Project Architects: Eric Robinson, David Gabriel, David Martin
Structural Engineers: ARUP
MEP: Patterson, Weber & Associates
Civil Engineers: Steedley & Associates
General Contractor: Groathouse Construction, Inc
Client: The Alm Foundation
AE Interests: 16 residential buildings built on steel platforms supported by stilts, communal buildings have extended concrete foundations to make terraces, fissures in the roofs, recycled heavy timber framing

Napa Valley Museum – Yountville, California, U.S.

Posted in Built by Chris Krenek on January 21, 2010

Building: Napa Valley Museum
Location: Yountville, California, USA
Address: 55 President Cir, Yountville, CA 94599
Completion: 1998
Architect: Fernau & Hartman Architects
Developer: Napa Valley Museum
AE Interest: Curved aerodynamic roof, exposed industrial component interior and exterior, cantilevering observation deck

Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Marcia and John Price Museum Building – Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.

Posted in Built by Chris Krenek on January 21, 2010

Building: Utah Museum of Fina Arts, Marcia and John Price Museum Building
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Address: University of Utah, 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-0350
Completion: 2001
Architect: Machado and Silvetti Associates
Structural Engineer: ARW Engineers
Mechanical Engineer: Van Boerum & Frank Associates
Electrical Engineer: BNA Consulting Engineers II
Civil Engineer: Great Basin Engineering
General Contractor: Layton Construction Company
AE Interests: Continuous stepping of prismatic volumes wrap around and ascend the tall Grand Gallery creating a spiral of volumes with protruding windows

Museum of Glass – Tacoma, Washington, U.S.

Posted in Built by Chris Krenek on January 21, 2010

Building: Museum of Glass
Location: Tacoma, Washington, USA
Address: 1801 Dock St. Tacoma, WA 98402
Completion: July 2002
Architect: Arthur Erickson with Nick Milkovich Architects
Structural Engineer: Skilling, Ward, Magnusson, Barkshire
Mechanical Engineer: Notkin Engineering Inc.
Electrical Engineer: Sparling
General Contractor: Baugh Construction
AE Interests: Tilted 91 foot cone wrapped in stainless steel, Tiered horizontal terraces with rimless reflecting pools

Forum Building – Barcelona, Spain

Posted in Built by Chris Krenek on August 31, 2009

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Building: Forum Building
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Address: Avinguda Diagonal, 1 08019, Barcelona, Spain
Completion: 2004
Architect: Herzog and de Meuron
Structural Engineer: WGG Schnetzer Puskas Ingenieure AG, Robert Brufau i Associats

AE Interests: Unique shape, form, and structure. Reflective material affect lighting and spaces. Water-covered roof
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Cottbus University Library – Cottbus, Germany

Posted in Built by Chris Krenek on August 31, 2009

Cottbus University Library

Building: Cottbus University Library
Location: Cottbus, Germany
Address: Karl-Marx Strasse 43 03044 Cottbus, Germany
Completion: 2005
Architect: Herzog and de Meuron
Structural Engineering: Pahn Ingenieure GmbH

AE Interests: Organic (amoeba) form, glass facade with letters from numerous alphabets overlapping
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Dynamic Tower – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Posted in Proposed Design by Chris Krenek on August 31, 2009

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Building: Dynamic Tower
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Architect: Dr. David Fisher

AE Interests: New dimension of architecture: time, individually varying rotating floors, prefabricated construction, True Green building
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40 Bond Street – New York City, New York, U.S.

Posted in Built by Chris Krenek on August 31, 2009

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Building: 40 Bond Street
Location: 40 Bond Street New York, New York 10012
Completion: 2007
Architect: Herzog and de Meuron
Developer: Ian Schrager Company
Structural Engineer: DeSimone Consulting Engineers
Mechanical Engineer: Ambrosino DePinto & Schmieder

AE Interests: Graffiti-inspired gates, structural materials, load-bearing glass making interior free of columns
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Caixa Forum – Madrid, Spain

Posted in Built by Chris Krenek on August 31, 2009

caixa forum

Building: Caixa Forum
Location: Madrid, Spain
Completion: 2008
Architect: Herzog and de Meuron
Structural Engineering: WGG Schnetzer Puskas Ingenieure
MEP Engineering: Urculo Ingenieros
Lighting: Arup Lighting
Acoustics: Audioscan

AE Interests: Garden wall, covered plaza entrance gives appearance of the building floating above the street level
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Prada Aoyama Epicenter – Tokyo, Japan

Posted in Built by Chris Krenek on August 31, 2009

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Building: Prada Aoyama Epicenter
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Address: Minami-Aoyama 5-2-6, 107-0062 Tokyo, Japan
Completion: June 2003
Architect: Herzog and de Meuron
Structural Engineering: Takenaka Corporation
Lighting Designer: Arup
AE Interests: Visual effects technology HyperSurface, convex and concave wedged shaped window facade

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Laban Dance Centre – London, England, U.K.

Posted in Built by Chris Krenek on August 31, 2009

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Building: Laban Dance Centre
Location: Creekside, London, England
Completion: February 2003
Architects: Herzog and de Meuron
Structural Engineers: Whitby Bird and Partners
Acoustic Engineers: Arup Acoustics
Main Contractor: Ballast Construction

AE Interests: Transparent and translucent curved polycarbonate cladding, color usage, interior “streetscape” design
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Allianz Arena – Munich, Germany

Posted in Built by Chris Krenek on August 30, 2009

Allianz Arena

Building:  Allianz Arena
Location: Munich, Germany
Address: Werner-Heisenberg-Allee 25, 80939 Munich, Germany
Completed: 2005
Architect: Herzog and de Meuron
Structural Engineer: Arup
Lighting Design: Werning Tropp Schmidt

AE Interests: Illuminated facade, transparant and translucent roof and facade made of ethylenetetrafluoroethylene (0.2 millimeters thick)
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56 Leonard Street – New York City, New York, U.S.

Posted in Under Construction by Chris Krenek on August 30, 2009

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Building:  56 Leonard Street
Location:  56 Leonard Street New York, New York 10013
Completion:  top-out Summer 2015
Architect:  Herzog and de Meuron
Structural Engineer:  Cantor Seinuk
Construction Management:  Hunter Roberts

AE Interests:  permeability, customized residences, staggered progression

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