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Little Island – New York City, New York, U.S.

Posted in Built by devinchaseyoung on February 25, 2022

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Name: Little Island
Location: West 13th Street, New York NY 10014
Architect: Heatherwick Studio
Architect of Record: Standard Architects
Structural, Civil, MEP Engineer: ARUP
Landscape Engineer: MNLA
Geotechnical Engineer: MRCE
Construction Manager: Hunter Roberts Construction Group
Size: 2.4 Acre Park
Cost: $350M USD

Completed: 2021

AE Interests: Parametric design fabricated offsite and connected using stainless steel, rebar, and concrete. Park includes two pedestrian bridges, two amphitheaters, vendors, green spaces, and a walking trail with elevation changes. Water drainage scheme through pots. Landscape architecture.

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Sara Cultural Centre – Skelleftea, Sweden

Posted in Built by devinchaseyoung on February 25, 2022

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Name: Sara Cultural Centre
Location: Kanalgatan 43b, 931 31 Skelleftea, Sweden
Architect: White Arkiteker
Structural Engineer: Dipl.-Ing. Florian Kosche
Mechanical Systems: Skellefteå Kraft and ABB
Height: 20 Stories / 75M
Size: 30,000 sqm

Completed 2021

AE Intrest: Cross-Laminated Timber. Community center. “Climate-smart house”. Building systems use AI to optimize thermal comfort and psychrometry. Columns glued-laminated timber reinforced with steel trusses. Modular construction. Solar power generator. Shares power and heat with surrounding buildings. Carbon negative in 50 years.

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