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King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Centre – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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016_ZHA_KAPSARC_Windcatcher_Roof_Profile_C2A9Hufton+Crow KAPSARC Interior KAPSARC Construction King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center

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Building Name: King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Centre
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Architect: Zaha Hadid
Structural Engineer: Arup
Lighting Design: OVI
Completed: 2017

AE Interests: LEED Platinum Certified, Hexagonal prismatic honeycomb structures use the least material to create a lattice of cells within a given volume, specific arrangement and form contributes to softening the strong light and heat

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Written by Eric Polson

November 5, 2018 at 1:08 pm

Posted in Built

Rudolph Hall -New Haven, Connecticut

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Rudolph Hall Rudolph Hall Bush Hammered Concrete

Art and Architecture building 4th and 5th floor studios, 1963

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Building Name: Rudolph Hall
Location: New Haven, Connecticut
Architect: Paul Rudolph, Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects
Structural Engineer: Severud Associates Consulting Engineers
Construction: Turner Construction Co.
Completion: 1963 (Initial), 2008 (Renovations)

AE Interests: Early example of brutalist architecture in the US, uses cast in place bush hammered concrete, LEED Gold certified

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Written by Eric Polson

November 5, 2018 at 1:08 pm

Posted in Built

Neue Staatsgalerie -Stuttgart, Germany

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Building Name: Neue Staatsgalerie
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Architect: James Stirling
Structural Engineers: Arup and Boll Partner
Completion: 1983

AE Interests: Epitomizes the first stage of Post-Modernism by combining classical museum elements (sandstone) with industrial materials (vibrantly colored steel) to unite the monumental and informal, incorporates the slope of the landscape into the design, prominent open top rotunda

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Written by Eric Polson

November 5, 2018 at 1:08 pm

Posted in Built