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Shenzhen North Station Huide Tower – Shenzhen, China

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Building: Shenzhen North Station Huide Tower
Location: Shenzhen, China
Architect: HPP
Structural Engineer: Tongji Architectural Design Group CO., Ltd
MEP Engineer: Tongji Architectural Design Group CO., Ltd
Completed: 2019

AE Interest: Sky garden, LEED Gold, complex facade geometry, integrated “Town Square”

Articles: [1]

Written by Garrett Harlan

March 2, 2020 at 12:52 pm

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GVK Sky Tower – Mumbai, India

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Building: GVK Sky Tower
Location: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, India
Architect: HOK
Structural Engineer: Arup
Civil Engineer: Arup
Facade Engineer: Arup
Completed: 2013

AE Interest: Sloping skirts reduce wind vibration, concrete structure, tallest air traffic control tower in India

Articles: [1]

Written by Garrett Harlan

March 2, 2020 at 12:52 pm

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The Austonian – Austin, Texas

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Building: The Austonian
Location: Austin, Texas
Architect: Ziegler Cooper Architects
Structural Engineer: CBM Engineers
Contractor: Balfour Beatty Construction
Completed: 2010

AE Interest: Dampening sloshing tank, built with zero laydown area, elliptical shape

Articles: [1]

Written by Garrett Harlan

March 2, 2020 at 12:52 pm

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DAIMYO509 Commercial Space – Fukuoka, Japan

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Building: DAIMYO509 Commercial Space
Location: Fukuoka, Japan
Architect: CASE-REAL
Structural Engineer: Ohno Japan
Lighting Engineer: ModuleX FUKUOKA
Construction: Kyushukensetsu  Co., Ltd.
Completed: 2018

AE Interest: Concrete Structure, pillars enclosed in walls for maximizing tenant space, mechanical hidden on roof

Articles: [1]

Written by Garrett Harlan

October 28, 2019 at 12:05 pm

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Boltun Headquarters – Saitama, Japan

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Building: Boltun Headquarters
Location: Saitama, Japan
Architect: Atelier TEKUTO
Structural Engineer: June Sato Structural Engineers
Contractor: Shigeki Matsuoka, Shinichi Uchimura, Koji Izawa
Completed: 2018

AE Interest: Concrete structure, designed to be lightweight, soundproofing and fireproofing

Articles: [1]

Written by Garrett Harlan

October 28, 2019 at 12:05 pm

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Ogimachi Global Dispensing Pharmacy – Osaka, Japan

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Building: Ogimachi Global Dispensing Pharmacy
Location: Osaka, Japan
Architect: ninkipen!
Structural Engineer: TAPS
Lighting Engineer: Hiroyuki Nagatomi
Contractor: Ikeuchi Komuten
Completed: 2011

AE Interest: Steel and wood, narrow slot between existing buildings, gabled roof

Articles: [1]

Written by Garrett Harlan

October 28, 2019 at 12:05 pm

Posted in Built