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Beijing Greenland Center – Beijing, China

Posted in Built by Grayson Porter on February 24, 2021

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Building: Beijing Greenland Center
Location: Beijing, China
Completion Date: 2016
Architects: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM)
Structural Engineer: SOM
MEP Engineer: SOM
Civil Engineer: SOM
Interior design: SOM
Developer & Owner: Greenland Group
General Contractor: Beijing Liujian Construction Group Co., Ltd.
Project manager: Michael Pfeffer
Project Area: 172,734 sq. m.

AE Interests:
trapezoidal glass curtain that capture and reflect light, 55 stories, 260 meters tall, rectangular design around central atrium, windows provide self shading that is sustainable & efficient, mixed use with commercial & residential.

Awards:
2017 Gold Award: Real Estate Design China Award, 2017 Award of Merit: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) – Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI), 2016 China Construction Award – Honorable Distinction: China International Exchange Committee for Tall Buildings (CITAB) – Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), 2016 Design Excellence Award: AIA – Chicago Chapter

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Aria Hotel – Nashik, India

Posted in Built by Grayson Porter on February 24, 2021

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Building: Aria Hotel
Location: Nashik, India
Completion Date: 2020
Architect – Sanjay Puri Architects
Developer – Aditya Parakh
Lead Architect – Sanjay Puri
Structural Engineer: Dr. Kelkar Designing Private Limited
Design team – Toral Doshi, Manjeet Khatri, Sudhir Ambasana, Dipti Patil.
Manufacturers: AutoDesk, Asian Paints
General Contractor: Studio MK
Furniture Suppliers: Studio MK
Service Consultants: Noesis
Interior Design: Sanjay Puri Architects
Landscape: Sanjay Puri Architects
Cost: $700,000
Project Area: 150,000 sq. ft.

AE Interests:
150,000 sq ft area, black basalt stone and stucco structure, angled rectangular form, stepping up with with the countor of the landscape, large open interior courtyards with solar shading, stucco painted to look like terracotta, solar panels provide half of hotels energy, open courtyard lets in natural light and fresh air, improved energy efficiency, 60 rectilinear rooms, rainwater harvested and reused, building materials sourced locally.

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