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One Dalton – Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Built by Jaime Cantu on April 22, 2021
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Building: One Dalton
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Architect: Henry N. Cobb
Structural Engineer: WSP USA
MEP Engineer: WSP USA
Landscape Architecture and Site Sustainability: Michael Van Valkenburgh
Completion year: 2019


AE Interest: Designed and registered for LEED silver certification. It has 215 rooms on its lower twenty floors and is used as a hotel. On the forty floors above, it has 174 residential condominiums. The high-rise is in cased in low-reflectance high-performance insulating glass. The podium is composed of granite and glass.

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Bosco Verticale – Milan, Italy

Posted in Built by Jaime Cantu on April 22, 2021
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Building: Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest)
Location: Milan, Italy
Architect: Stefano Boeri, BOERI STUDIO
Structural Engineer: ARUP ITALIA
MEP Engineer: DEERNS ITALIA
Landscape Architecture and Site Sustainability: EMANUELA BORIO
Construction: COLOMBO COSTRUZIONI AND ZH CONSTRUCTION COMPANY
Completion year: 2014

AE Interest: Residential tower that has 400 apartments. 2 towers that  host about 900 trees. Years of research by botanist and horticulturalist was performed alongside engineers to select the suitable plants and to ensure that the structure could bear the load imposed by them. The trees help moderate temperatures in the building during the winter and summer and help with noise pollution.

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