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1111 Lincoln Road – Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.

Posted in Built by Hannah James on August 23, 2014

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Building: 1111 Lincoln Road
Location: Miami Beach, Florida
Year: 2008
Design: Herzog & de Meuron
Architect of Record: Charles H. Benson & Associates Architects
Structural Engineering: Optimus Structural Design LLC
General Contractor: G.T. McDonald Enterprises Inc.
HVAC, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering: Franyie Engineers Inc.
Landscape Design: Raymond Jungles
Civil Engineering Consultant: Kimley Horn and Associates

Size: 26,486 square feet

AE Interests:  Parking structure / multi-purpose, angular columns, ambitious concrete flat-plate structure.

Video on Architectural Design

Sources: [1]

updated 10/2014 by GB

MIT Media Lab – Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.

Posted in Built by Hannah James on January 17, 2013

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Building: MIT Media Lab
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Year: 2009
Architect: Maki and Associates
Project Architect: Leers Weinzapfel Associates
Client:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Structural Engineers:  Weidlinger Associates, Inc.
MEP Engineers: Cosentini Associates

Size: 163,000 square feet
Cost: 90 Million Dollars

AE Interests: Steel Moment Frames, Low-E Glazing, Aluminum Curtain Wall Shading, Multi-Purpose

Article on Design Concepts
Sources: [1]

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Herning Museum of Contemporary Art (HEART) – Denmark

Posted in Built by Hannah James on December 8, 2012

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Building: Herning Museum of Contemporary Art
Location: Herning, Denmark
Year: 2009
Architect: Steven Holl Architects
Local Architect: Kjaer and Richter A/S
Client:  Herning Center of the Arts
Structural Engineers:  Niras
Mechanical Engineers: Niras, Transsolar
Landscape Architect: Schønherr Landskab

Size: 5,600 square meters/40,000 square meter site

AE Interests: Convex Ceilings, Curvalinear, Daylighting, Multi-Purpose Space, Two Way Truss System, Tension Suspended Roof

Sources: [1][2]

MAXXI/National Museum of XXI Century Arts – Rome, Italy

Posted in Built by Hannah James on December 8, 2012

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Building: MAXXI/National Museum of XXI Century Arts
Location: Rome, Italy
Year: 2009
Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects
Project Architect: Gianluca Racana
Client:  Italian Ministry of Culture, City of Rome, MAXXI Foundation
Structural Engineers:  Anthony Hunt Associates, OK Design Group, Studio S.P.C S.P.L
Lighting Engineers: Equation Lighting
Acoustics Engineers: Paul Gillerion Acoustics
Planning: ABT (Rome)

Size: 30,000 square meters

AE Interests: Complex Geometry, Cantilever Deck, Daylighting Systems, Mechanized Lighting, Concrete Technology

Article on Lighting System
Video of Interior Spaces

Sources: [1]

CJ Only One Center – South Korea

Posted in Built by Hannah James on October 5, 2012


Building: CJ Only One Center – South Korea
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Project Lead: Cannon Design
Client:  CJ Corporation
Size: 1.2 Million square feet
Facilities: Offices, café bar, gymnasium, childcare, meeting rooms, data centers, and laboratory spaces
Design Concepts: Research and development facilities in three high-rise towers arranged around a dynamic central atrium to increase collaboration. Shading ribbons respond to solar exposure to alter the internal heat production.

AE Interests: Multipurpose, Solar Shading, Perforated Metal Envelope, Energy Efficiency, Curvilinear

Article & Images: Design Concepts, Responsive Envelope

Video of Architectural Visualization

Banner MD Anderson Center – Phoenix, AZ, U.S.

Posted in Built by Hannah James on October 2, 2012

Building: Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center

Location: Phoenix Arizona – Banner Gateway Medical Campus
Client:  Banner Health
Architect, Structural, MEP & Interior: Cannon Design
General Contractor: DPR Construction
Civil Engineer: EPS
Size: 131,000 square feet
Cost: 109 Million Dollars
Facilities: Clincs, Radiation Treatment, Imaging, Support Services
Design Concepts: Improve patient comfort with natural light, water features, colored light design and nature views. The Lantern of Hope is an open air entry to the building that is illuminated at light with LEDs.

AE Interests: Healthcare Design, Solar Shading, Natural Light sources, Aluminum perforated tower, Local Masonry, Pre-Assembled Water-Jet cut Panels

Article & Images:Construction Design Concepts

Linde + Robinson Laboratory for Global Environmental Science – Pasadena, CA, U.S.

Posted in Built by Hannah James on October 2, 2012

Building: Linde + Robinson Laboratory for Global Environmental Science
Location: Pasadena, CA
Architect: Architectural Resources Group, Inc.
Landscape Architect: Kornrandolph
Contractor: Del Amo Construction, Inc.
Restoration Contractor: Spectra Company
Structural Engineer: John A. Martin & Associates, Inc.
Mechanical Engineer: Integral Group
Electrical Engineer: IDeAs (Integrated Design Associates, Inc.)
Civil Engineer: VCA Engineers, Inc.
Laboratory Planner: Cannon Design – Copenhagen
LEED Consultant: Davis Langdon, an AECOM Company
Client:  California Institute of Technology
Uses: Laboratory and Office
Technology & Techniques: Renovated Astronomy coelostat for storm water retention, cooling tower storage, and entrance for daylight to all floors. Uses the eVap 1500 invented by Cannon Design Products group to reduce power load consumption by the laboratory equipment. Hydrogen fuel cells for main and back up power.

AE Interests: LEED Platinum, Historic Preservation, Laboratory Design, HVAC Design, Optics

Articles: Technical Design , Restoration & History
Images: Cannon, Del Amo

Ordos Concert Hall – Inner Mongolia, China

Posted in Built by Hannah James on September 27, 2012


Building: Ordos Concert Hall
Location: Kaokoashina New District, Ordos City
Architect: Yazdani Studio of Cannon Design
Client:  Ordos Jiang Yuan Reservoir Co., Ltd.
Facilities: 1,200-seat main concert hall, 335-seat performance theatre, 100-seat black box theatre, lounges, restaurant
Design Concepts: circulation, metamorphosis, lightness, Inspired by a traditional “long-sleeve” Chinese Dance, collection of three “Villas”

AE Interests: undulating curves, multipurpose, BIM, solar controls, perforated metal building envelope, glass technology, green roof

Article: Design Concepts

Images: Autodesk


Suzhou Science and Cultural Arts Center – Jiangsu Province, China

Posted in Built by Hannah James on September 27, 2012


Building: Suzhou Science and Cultural Arts Center
Location: Suzhou Industrial Park, China
Status : Completed in 2008
Client: City of Suzhou
Master Contractor: Paul Andreu Architects & ADPi
Architect: M.Flory
Owner: C.S. Land
Facilities: wall garden, 1200 seat theatre, 500 seat dining theatre, cineplex with IMAX, thematic science center, commercial center
Building Height: 34.5 m
Materials: steel structure, aluminum alloy truss, glass, aluminum panel, metal mesh, stone
Area of Curtain: 82,000 m2
Curtain Wall Consultant: CPG Environmental Engineering Co. Ltd Suzhou Office
Audio Technical Consultants: Theatre Project Consultant, Rightway Audio Consultants, Yavatop Technology

AE Interests: Curtain wall design, acoustics, theatre design, aseismic design, building envelope lighting

Articles: Curtain Wall, Facilities(Keyword: Suzhou Science),Acoustics

Images: Paul Andreu Architects, DingManPhotos, Theatre Projects


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