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Harpa Concert Hall – Reykjavik, Iceland

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on June 1, 2011

Building: Harpa Concert Hall
Location: Rekjavik, Iceland
Completion: 2011
Architect: Henning Larsen Architects
Architect of Record: Batteríið Architects
Facade Design: Olafur Eliasson

AE Interest: facade
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Garibaldi Exhibition Building – Milan, Italy

Posted in Proposed Design by Eleanor Reynolds on April 29, 2011

Building: Garibaldi Exhibition Building
Location: Milan, Italy
Competition won: 2006
Architect: Grimshaw

AE Interest: form

Mediacite – Liege, Belgium

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 25, 2011

   

Building: Mediacite
Location: Liege, Belgium
Completion: 2009
Architect: Ran Arad
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold

AE Interest: roof structure – ‘complex network of steel roof ribs that undulate through the mall’

UTL2011-E, UTL2011-A?
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London 2012 Water Polo Arena – London, U.K.

Posted in Under Construction by Eleanor Reynolds on April 25, 2011

  

Building: London 2012 Water Polo Arena
Location: London, UK
Completion: due 2012
Architect: David Morley Architects
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold

AE Interest: air-inflated rippling roof made of recycled PVC cushions, temporary for 2012 London Olympics

UTL2011-E

Glasgow Museum of Transport – Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.

Posted in Under Construction by Eleanor Reynolds on April 25, 2011

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Building: Glasgow Museum of Transport
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Completion: 2011
Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects
Structural/Services/Facade Engineer: Buro Happold

AE Interest: dynamic form shows relationship of the city and seafaring industry; interesting zinc wall-roof structure

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UTL2011-E, UTL2011-A?

Cathedral Bridge – Derby, UK

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 21, 2011

Building: Cathedral Bridge
Location: River Derwent, Cathedral Green, Derby, UK
Completion: 2009
Architect: Ramboll UK
Bridge Engineer: Ramboll

AE Interests: cable-stayed swing bridge form, 38m span

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Norwich Open Academy

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 21, 2011

 

Building: Norwich Open Academy
Location: Marryat Road, Norwich, UK
Completion: 2010
Architect: Sheppard Robson
Structural Engineering: Ramboll

AE Interests: Laminated timber structure

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Old Livestock Market in Hereford Development

Posted in Proposed Design by Eleanor Reynolds on April 21, 2011

Location: Hereford, Herefordshire
Completion: due 2013
Partner: Hereford Futures
Developer/Development Manager: Stanhope
Architect: Leslie Jones
Masterplanner: Allies & Morrison
Structural Engineer: Ramboll (formerly Ramboll Whitbybird)
Services Engineer: Cudd Bentley Consulting
Cost Consultant: Cyril Sweett
Construction Manager: Pinnacle Transportation

AE Interests: regeneration of the historic city of Hereford

University Square Stratford – London, U.K.

Posted in Under Construction by Eleanor Reynolds on April 20, 2011

 

Building: University Square Stratford
Location: East London, UK
Completion: due 2013
Architect: Make Architects

AE Interest: highly flexible teaching and administrative spaces

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Sustainability Centre – London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 20, 2011

Building: Sustainability Centre
Location: London, UK (Royal Victoria Docks)
Completion: 2012
Architect: Wilkinson Eyre Architects
Engineer: Arup

AE Interest: Sustainability (BREEAM), building shell form

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Cambridge Hauser Forum – Cambridge, UK

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 20, 2011

Building: Cambridge Hauser Forum
Location: Cambridge, UK
Completion: 2010
Architect: Wilkinson Eyre Architects

AE Interest: Sustainability

UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation – London, U.K.

Posted in Proposed Design by Eleanor Reynolds on April 20, 2011

Building: UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation
Location: London, UK
Completion: due 2015
Architect: PLP Architecture and HOK Architects

AE Interest: roof form, advance bio-medical research facility

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Oxford Street Visitor Information Kiosk – London, U.K.

Posted in Proposed Design by Eleanor Reynolds on April 20, 2011

Building: Oxford Street Visitor Information Kiosk
Location: London, UK
Architect: PLP Architecture

AE Interest: ‘soaring’ glass roof

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Four Seasons – London, U.K.

Posted in Proposed Design by Eleanor Reynolds on April 20, 2011

Building: Four Seasons Hotel and Residences
Location: London, UK(Heron Plaza)
Completion: due 2015
Architect: PLP Architecture

AE Interest: Skyscraper in urban London

Four Seasons – Abu Dhabi

Posted in Proposed Design by Eleanor Reynolds on April 20, 2011

Building: Four Seasons Hotel and Residences
Location: Abu Dhabi at Sowwah Island
Architect: PLP Architecture

World Wildlife Fund Headquarters – Woking, UK

Posted in Proposed Design by Eleanor Reynolds on April 20, 2011

Building: World Wildlife Fund Headquarters
Location: Woking, UK
Architect: Hopkins Architects
Structural Engineers: Expedition Engineering

AE Interest: maximizes on-site sustainable features, aims for ‘Outstanding’ BREEAM rating

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Guy’s and St Thomas’ East Wing Re-cladding – London, U.K.

Posted in Proposed Design by Eleanor Reynolds on April 20, 2011

Building: Guy’s and St Thomas’ East Wing
Location: London, UK
Architect: Hopkins Architects
Engineering Consultant: Arup

AE Interest: creates a thermal buffer zone and two new triangular atria

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Paperhouse Newspaper Kiosks – London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 20, 2011

Installation: Paperhouse Newspaper kiosks
Location: London, UK at Sloane Square and Earl’s Court
Completed: 2009
Architect: Heatherwick Studio (Thomas Heatherwick)

AE Interest: ergonomic arrangement of magazine shelves, roof sections made of toughened glass

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Guys Approches at Guy’s Hospital – London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 20, 2011

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Building: Guys Approches at Guy’s Hospital
Location: London, UK (by London Bridge)
Completed: 2007
Architect: Heatherwick Studio (Thomas Heatherwick)

AE Interest: tiled cladding system wrapping around the boiler house fabricated from high grade stainless steel frames, with braid woven through as the “warp”

The building was built on a raft that allows it to sit above the soft clay in a more efficient manner than traditional foundation piles.
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Vents at Paternoster Square – London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 20, 2011

Installation: Vents at Paternoster Square
Location: London, UK
Status: Completed 2000
Architect: Heatherwick Studio (Thomas Heatherwick)

AE: Interest: Space-saving mechanical system, two raised outlet vents with inlet vents flush with the ground, folded stainless steel structure

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre Transformation – Stratford-upon-Avon, UK

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 19, 2011

Building: Royal Shakespeare Theatre Transformation
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
Architect: Bennetts Associates
Engineering: Buro Happold

AE Interest: new basement under the stage is in a flood zone next to the River Avon

UTL2011-A, UTL2011-E

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Elizabeth II Court for Hampshire County Council – Winchester, U.K.

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 19, 2011

Building: Elizabeth II Court for Hampshire County Council
Location: Winchester, UK (just outside of London)
Architect: Bennetts Associates

AE Interests: retrofit (open plan upgrade), sustainability

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Mint Hotel Tower of London – London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 19, 2011

 

Building: Mint Hotel Tower of London
Location: London, UK
Architect: Bennetts Associates

AE Interests: Living walls, cantilevered structure

UTL2011-A, UTL2011-E

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New Street Square – London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 19, 2011

Building: New Street Square
Location: New Street Square, London EC4A 3BF, UK
Architect: Bennetts Associates Architects

AE Interests: urban renewal, living wall, high level of sustainability for an office space, complementary collection of buildings, urban planning

UTL2011-A, UTL2011-E

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Monsoon Headquarters – London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 18, 2011

 

Building: Monsoon Headquarters [Yellow Building]
Location: Paddington Basin, London, UK
Architect: Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM)
Structural Engineer: Adams Kara Taylor (AKT)

AE Interst: Structural System, no vertical columns

UTL2011-E, UTL2011-A?
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Adelaide Wharf – London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 18, 2011

Building: Adelaide Wharf
Location: Shoreditch, London, UK
Date of Project: 2007
Architect: Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM)
Structural Engineer: Adams Kara Taylor (AKT)
Client: First Base Ltd & English Partners
Construction: Faithful + Gould
Other Consultants: Bovis Lend Lease (Main Contractor), Richard Woods (Artist)

AE Interst: Sustainability (brown roof), featured in the ‘Sustainable London’ series by The Building Centre

Victoria & Albert Museum Extension – London, U.K.

Posted in Proposed Design by Eleanor Reynolds on April 15, 2011

Building: Victoria & Albert Museum Extension
Location: London, UK
Architect: Amanda Levete Architects

AE Interests: complex geometry

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Cultural Centre – Lisbon, Portugal

Posted in Proposed Design by Eleanor Reynolds on April 15, 2011

Building: Cultural Centre
Location: Lisbon, Portugal (on Tagus River)
Architect: Amanda Levete Architects

AE Interests: complex geometry

Globe Academy – London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 15, 2011

Building: Globe Academy
Location: London, UK
Architect: Amanda Levete Architects
Completion: 2010

AE Interests: expressed structure

Barts and the Royal London New Hospital – London, U.K.

Posted in Under Construction by Eleanor Reynolds on April 14, 2011

Building: Barts and the Royal London New Hospitals Programme
Location: London, UK
Project Manager: Skanska
Completion: due 2016

AE Interests: Construction in urban London
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Heron Tower – London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 14, 2011

  

Building: Heron Tower (110 Bishopsgate)
Location: London, UK
Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox
Project Manager: Skanska
Completion: 2010

AE Interests: Skyscraper, Construction in urban London

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More London Development – London, U.K.

Posted in Built, Under Construction by Eleanor Reynolds on April 14, 2011

Building: More London Development
Location: London, UK
Completion: under construction
Architect: Norman Foster (masterplan)
Construction Delivery/Construction Management: Mace
Client: More London Development

AE Interest: BREEAM outstanding rating

100 East Road – London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 14, 2011

Building: 100 East Road
Location: Hoxton, London, UK
Architect: Feilden Clegg Bradley
Program & Project Management: Mace
Client: JG Land

AE Interst: BREEAM Excellent rating

King’s Cross St Pancras Station – London, England, U.K.

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 14, 2011

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Building: King’s Cross St Pancras Station
Location: London, England
Completed: 2009
Architect: John McAslan + Partners
Structural Engineer: Arup
Construction: Balfour Beatty
Client: Transport for London

AE Interest: Complex double curvature canopy entrance. Structure is supported by radial arms that meet in a funnel in front of the subway entrance. Redevelopment and design of the interior station as well.

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Evelyn Grace Academy – London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 14, 2011

Building: Evelyn Grace Academy
Location: London, UK
Status: Completed 2010
Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects
Project Manager: Capita Symonds
Structural Engineer: Arup
Quantity Surveyors: Davis Langdon
Landscape: Gross Max
Acoustic: Sandy Brown Associates
Fire Engineer: SAFE

AE Interests: natural lighting and ventilation, low project cost and fast construction schedule, energy-efficient glazing system sculptural use of concrete

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Nunawading Station – Melbourne, Australia

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 14, 2011

Building: Nunawading Station
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Architect: Grimshaw
Completion: 2010

AE Interests: cantilevered roof
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Newport Station – Newport, Whales, UK

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 14, 2011

  

Building: Newport Station
Location: Newport, Whales, UK
Architect: Grimshaw
Structural Engineer: Atkins
Building Services Engineer: Atkins
Quality Surveyor: Faithful + Gould (Atkins)
Completion: 2010

AE Interests: complex geometry
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Perryn Road Footbridge – London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 14, 2011

Building: Perryn Road Footbridge
Location: Acton (west London), UK
Architect: Grimshaw
Main Contractor: Carillion/SH Structures
Completion: 2010

AE Interests: structural expression

The St. Botolph Building – London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 14, 2011

Building: The St. Botolph Building
Location: London, UK
Architect: Grimshaw
Structural Engineer: ARUP
Services Engineer: Roger Preston and Partners
Quantity Surveyor: Sense Cost Consultancy
Main Contractor: Skanska
Completion: 2010

AE Interests: large development in urban London
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ExCel Exhibition Center – London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Eleanor Reynolds on April 13, 2011

Building: ExCel Exhibition Center Phase II
Location: London Borough of Newham, UK
Architect: Grimshaw
Structural Engineer: McAlpine Design Group
Services Engineer: Hoare Lea
Quantity Surveyor: Gardiner & Theobald LLP
Main Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine
Project Manager: Gardiner & Theodbald LLP
Completion: Phase I (2000), Phase II (2010)

AE Interests: complex geometry, external lighting strategy
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