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Allenby Connought – Salisbury Plain, UK

Posted in Built by Erica Ortiz on January 31, 2011

Project: Bahrain Masterplan
Location: Salisbury Plain, UK
Completion: conceptual stage
Engineer: Christopher McCarthy
Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Inc.
Sustainable Masterplanning and Landscape Architecture: Battle McCarthy Limited

AE Interests: This plan contains 3 phases which will ultimately protect the island’s air, land, and water. Land assignments for all construction, seen and unforeseen, within the next 20 years will be laid out.

New Home Office Headquarters – London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Erica Ortiz on January 31, 2011

Building: New Home Office Headquarters
Location: London, UK
Completion: Post Construction
Architect: Terry Farrell & Partners
Environmental Design & Building Services Engineering: Battle McCarthy Limited

AE Interests: Local temperature controls achieved through reverse cycle heat pumps in offices. Previously existing building materials utilization was maximized.

Holloway Circus Tower- Birmingham, UK

Posted in Built by Erica Ortiz on January 31, 2011

Building: Holloway Circus Tower
Location: Birmingham, UK
Completion: Completed in 2005
Architect: Ian Simpson Architects
Landscape Architecture, Structural, Environmental & Building Services (MEP) Engineering: Battle McCarthy Limited

AE Interests: Car park deck landscape; twin stair cores resist wind loads and provide additional stability to steel frame structure; maximum utilization of recycled materials.

Endesa Headquarters – Madrid, Spain

Posted in Built by Erica Ortiz on January 31, 2011

Building: Endesa Headquarters
Location: Madrid, Spain
Completion: Completed in 2003
Architect: Kohn Pederson Fox Associates
Structural, Building Services & Environmental Engineering: Battle McCarthy Limited

AE Interests: AIA New York Chapter Design Awards, solar/wind flues, full heat recovery throughout, large span column grid, photovoltaic atrium roof, displacement ventilation, concrete frame.

Lerner Hall Student Center, Columbia University – New York, U.S.

Posted in Built by Erica Ortiz on September 3, 2010

Building: Lerner Hall Student Center, Columbia University
Location: New York, New York
Structural Engineer: Severud Associates
Completion: 1999
Architect: Bernard Tschumi

AE Interests: Intersecting triangular steel planes create form for criss-crossing glass ramps. Corner bolts keep glass plane transparent.
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Acropolis Museum

Posted in Built by Erica Ortiz on September 3, 2010


Building: Acropolis Museum
Location: Athens, Greece
Completion: 2009
Architect: Bernard Tchumi
Structural Engineering: ADK and Arup
General Contractor: Aktor
AE Interests: Museum contains glass ramp with overlooks archeological excavation. Top portion rotates.

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BLUE Residential Tower – U.S.

Posted in Built by Erica Ortiz on September 3, 2010

Building: BLUE Residential Tower
Location: New York City, New York
Completion: Summer 2007
Architect: Bernard Tchumi
Structural Engineering: Thornton Tomasetti
General Contractor: On The Level Enterprises, Inc.
AE Interests: Cantilevers over an existing building. Blue pixilated façades. Urban garden on top of adjacent structure.
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Research Laboratory

Posted in Built by Erica Ortiz on September 3, 2010

Building: Research Laboratory
Location: Groningen, Netherlands
General Contractor: Heijmans Bouw
Completion: 2008
Architect: UNStudio
AE Interests: Slats placed in bowed forms. Wave shaped walls create open or closed facade dependent upon view point.

Athletics Center, University of Cincinnati – U.S.

Posted in Built by Erica Ortiz on September 3, 2010

Building: Athletics Center, University of Cincinnati
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
General Contractor: Turner
Structural Engineer: THP Limited, Inc.
Completion: 2006
Architect: Bernard Tschumi
AE Interests: Column elements spaced closely in a diagonal pattern creating a grid frame.