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L’Arbe Blanc – Montpellier, France

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Architects:  Dream Architects, OXO architectsNicolas LaisnéSou Fujimoto Architects
Structural Engineering: André Verdier
Environmental Consultants: Franck Boutté Consultants
Lighting Consultants: Les Eclaireurs 
Fire Performance: Efectis

AE Interests: ArchDaily 2020 Building of the Year, mixed-use, tree inspired, balconies provide shade, break up skew wind and increase air circulation, focus on public space, art gallery, rooftop bar, panoramic garden

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Written by colleenbjones

March 10, 2020 at 3:18 am

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The Heights Building – Arlington, Virginia

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Building: The Heights Building
Location: Arlington, Virginia, USA
Architect: Bjarke Ingels Group, Leo A. Daly
Construction Manager: Gilbane Building Company
Structural Engineer: Silman
M/E/P: Interface Engineering

AE Interest: public education, secondary school, LEED Gold, vegetated roof, rainwater cistern, storm water detention tank

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Written by colleenbjones

March 10, 2020 at 3:18 am

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NUS School of Design & Environment – Singapore

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Name: National University of Singapore School of Design & Environment (SDE4)
Location: Singapore

Architects: Surbana Jurong, Multiply ArchitectsSerie Architects
MEP Engineer: Transsolar Klima Engineering
Civil & Structural Engineer: Surbana Jurong
Lighting Consultant: LPA
Contractor: Kajima Overseas Asia 

 

AE Interest: university, net-zero energy, photovoltaic panels, natural ventilation, thermal buffer spaces, biophilic design, hybrid cooling system, facade that can be dismantled and recreated, cross ventilation, natural water purification landscape, WELL Gold Certified

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Written by colleenbjones

March 10, 2020 at 3:16 am

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Incubation on Waseda University Honjo Campus – Honjo City, Japan

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Incubation on Waseda University Honjo Campus
Location: Honjo City, Japan

Architect: Nihon Sekkei, Inc.
Contractor: Toda Corporation, Kyudenko Co., Inc., Shinryo Corporation

AE Interests: sustainable design, green roof, solar chimney, natural ventilation, radiant heating and cooling, rainwater collection, joint research facility

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Written by colleenbjones

November 8, 2019 at 2:17 pm

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Inaba Electric Works Wind Wall (Eco-Curtain) – Nagoya, Japan

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Inaba Electric Works Wind Wall (Eco-Curtain)
Location: Nagoya, Japan

Engineer: Inaba Electric Works

AE Interests: Wind harvesting, parking structure facade, sustainable design, renewable energy

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Written by colleenbjones

November 8, 2019 at 2:17 pm

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Acros Fukuoka Prefectural International Hall – Fukuoka, Japan

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Acros Fukuoka Prefectural International Hall
Location: Fukuoka, Japan

Architect: Emilio Ambasz and Associates 
Engineer/Landscape Architect: Takenaka Corporation
Engineering Consultant: Plantago Corporation
System Manufacturer: Katamura Tekko Company
Construction: Takenaka Corporation

AE Interests: Multipurpose exhibition hall, museum, theater, conference facilities, governmental and private offices, retail. Green roof, sustainable design, rooftop garden

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Written by colleenbjones

November 8, 2019 at 2:17 pm

Posted in Built