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Fiat Works − Turin, Italy

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Building name: Fiat Works
Completed: 1923
Location: Turin, Italy
Architect:  Giaccomo Matte-Trucco
Structural Engineer: Giaccomo Matte-Trucco

AE Interest: Scale, ribbed concrete, long concrete spans, functionalist architecture

Articles: [123]

Video: [1]

Written by Dylan Gentry

October 5, 2018 at 12:50 pm

Posted in Built

Lucas Museum of Narrative Art − Los Angeles, California

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Building Name: Lucas Museum of Narrative Art
Location: Exposition Park, Los Angeles, California
Architect: MAD Architects
General Contractor: Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Company
HVAC Systems: HCCO Engineered Systems
Seismic Control: Earthquake Protection Systems
Completion: 2021

AE Interests: Futuristic design, above grade, seismic design, geothermal systems, green roof terrace

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Video: [1]

Written by Dylan Gentry

October 5, 2018 at 12:50 pm

Posted in Built

Yoyogi National Olympic Gymnasium − Tokyo, Japan

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Building name: National Olympic Gymnasium
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Completed: 1964
Architect: Kenzo Tange
Structural Engineers: Kawaguchi & Engineers, Yoshikatsu Tsuboi Institute
Construction: Shimizu

AE Interests: Central structural spine, cable suspension roof, aerodynamic design, metabolist movement

Articles: [1234]

Video: [1]

Written by Dylan Gentry

October 5, 2018 at 12:50 pm

Posted in Built