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Lovell Health House – Los Angeles, California

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Building Name: Lovell Health House
Location: Los Angeles, California
Architect: Richard Neutra
Contractor: Richard Neutra
Completion: 1929

AE Interest: suspended balconies; steel framing; open interior engaging exterior; steel-sashed windows; ‘Moon-architecture’; curtain glass windows; glass corners; industrial production

Articles: [1,2,3,4]

Videos: [1]

Written by Devin Kumar

October 19, 2018 at 1:12 pm

Posted in Built

Parc De La Villette – Paris, France

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Building Name: Parc De La Villette
Location: Paris, France
Architect: Bernard Tschumi
Completion: 1998

AE Interest: abstract form construction; design interacting with site, expansive broken-up plan, design integration with surrounding city

Articles: [1,2]

Videos: [1]

Written by Devin Kumar

October 19, 2018 at 1:12 pm

Posted in Built

West Kowloon Terminus Station – Kowloon, Hong Kong

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Building Name: West Kowloon Terminus Station
Location: Kowloon, Hong Kong,
Architect: Aedas
Structural Engineer: BuroHappold
Bridge Engineer: BuroHappold
Facade Engineer: BuroHappold
Completion: 2018

AEInterest: complicated rood structure systems; bridge integration with roof; steel-intensive construction; high-speed rail terminal construction, garden integrated design; effective acoustical design in high traffic areas

Articles: [1,2,3,4]

Videos: [1]

Written by Devin Kumar

October 19, 2018 at 1:12 pm

Posted in Built