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DJI Headquarters – Shenzhen, China

Posted in Built by Gerardo Martinez on October 26, 2018

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Building Name: DJI Headquarters
Location: Shenzhen, China
Architect: Foster + Partners
Expected Completion: 2019
AE Interests: Floating volumes cantilevered from central cores by large mega-trusses and circular profiled steel hangers, Innovative suspension structure reduces the need for columns, Sky bridge that doubles as a launch pad for drones.

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Beurs Van Berlage – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Posted in Built by Gerardo Martinez on October 26, 2018

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Building Name: Beurs Van Berlage
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Architect: Hendrik Petrus Berlage
Completion: 1903
AE Interests: Considered Holland’s most important 19th – century architectural monuments, Structural piers of brick and stone give way to exposed iron with articulated points of structural bearing and transference, Multifunctional space design

Leicester University Engineering Building – Leicester, England

Posted in Built by Gerardo Martinez on October 26, 2018

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Building Name: Leicester University Engineering Building
Location: Leicester, England
Architects: James Stirling and James Gowan
Structural Engineer: Frank Newby
Completion: 1963
AE Interests: First post-modernist building in the UK, Two joined towers sitting on cantilevered lecture halls, 11th floor serves as a water tank that supplies a pressure head to the hydraulics laboratory on the ground floor via enormous pipes that run down the side of the main staircase, Two large glass roofs angled at 45 degrees to the towers face north to provide illumination without direct sunlight, all about function.

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