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One Park Drive – London, England

Posted in Built by Haley Hernandez on February 14, 2023

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Building: One Park Drive
Location: Canary Wharf, London, England
Started: 2017
Completed: 2022
Cost: £100 million
Area: 57,615 m2
Stories: 58
Height: 215 m
Architect: Herzog and De Meuron
Contractor: Canary Wharf Contractors
Structural Engineer: AKT II

AE Interests: three distinct geometric segments featuring wraparound terraces, a rotating appearance, and an ascending stair-like façade respectively as well as a planning grid rotated 45 degrees from true North which optimizes sunlight for each apartment, an orthogonally stepped unit plan that protects apartments from cross views, and energy efficient lighting, heating, and solar shading systems

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Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Center – Noumea, New Caledonia

Posted in Built by Haley Hernandez on September 28, 2022

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Building Name: Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Center
Location: Noumea, New Caledonia
Completed: 1998
Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Structural Engineer: ARUP
Landscape Architects: Desvigne & Dalnoky
Area: 8,188 sqm

AE Interests: sustainability, relationship with nature, culture, natural building materials, low maintenance, termite repellent iroko wood, ten multifunction pavilions of different sizes separated into 3 categories, integrated tree filled spaces, which are all interconnected with a footpath, cooling and passive ventilation obtained through a double façade

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*Original post by Alec Gagnon on 08-31-2009

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