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Davies Alpine House – London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Jennifer Chalos on June 19, 2013

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Project: Alpine House at the Kew Gardens
Location: London, U.K. (Kew Gardens)
Status: Completed March 2005
Client: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
Architect: Wilkinson Eyre Architects
Structural Engineer: Dewhurst Macfarlane
Environmental Engineer: Atelier Ten
Quantity Surveyor: Fanshawe

AE Interest: back to back arches, stack effect natural ventilation, glass greehouse

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Idea Store Whitechapel – London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Jennifer Chalos on June 19, 2013

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Building: Idea Store Whitechapel
Location:  London, U.K.
Status: Completed 2005
Client: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Architect: Adjaye Associates
M&E and Structural Engineer: Arup
Main Contractor: William Verry

AE Interest: curtain wall of colored and clear glazing, glass-faced aluminum panels, full height atrium, Ketro timber fins for strength

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V&A Ceramic Galleries Bridge – London, England, U.K.

Posted in Built by Jennifer Chalos on June 19, 2013

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Project: V&A Ceramic Galleries Bridge
Location: Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL
Status: Completed 2009
Client: Victoria and Albert Museum
Architect: Wilkinson Eyre Architects
Structural Engineer: Dewhurst Macfarlane

AE Interests: integrated glazed canopy, folded perforated stair plate
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Stratford Regional Station – London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Jennifer Chalos on June 19, 2013

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Building: Stratford Regional Station
Location: Stratford, London E15 1AZ
Completed: 1999
Client: LUL Jubilee Line Extension Project, Stratford Development Partnership Limited, London Borough of Newham
Architect: Wilkinson Eyre Architects
Structural Engineer: Hyder Consulting
Civil Engineer: Arup

AE Interests: curved roof, extruded form, glazed wall, solar assisted natural ventilation

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Museum of Tomorrow – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Posted in Built by Jennifer Chalos on September 28, 2012

Building: Museum of Tomorrow
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Status: Under construction, Expected to open early 2013
Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Project Developer: Fundação Roberto Marinho

AE Interest: powered by photovaltaic panels on the rooftop; sustainability; steel, cantilevered roof; concrete building structure

Articles: 1,2,3
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Hybrid House – Hamburg, Germany

Posted in Built by Jennifer Chalos on September 28, 2012

Building: Hybrid House
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Status: Completion in February 2013
Architects: Bieling Arcchitects, Hamburg
Structural Engineer: Bollinger + Grohmann 
Client: Wernst Immobilien, Hamburg

AE Interest: wooden frame; prefabricated frame – mountable in modular construction; sustainability; environmentally sound technology; daylighting/natural lighting; rooms have flexible utilization

Articles: 1
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Keltenmuseum am Glauberg – Glauberg, Germany

Posted in Built by Jennifer Chalos on September 28, 2012

Building: Keltenmuseum am Glauberg
Location: Glauberg, Germany
Status: Finished construction August 2010, opened in May 2011
Architect:  kadawittfeldarchitektur, Aachen
Structural Engineer: Bollinger + Grohmann

AE Interest: corten steel structure; large cantilever over the ground; no interior supporting pillars; ventilated facade

Articles: 1
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Louvre Lens – Lens, France

Posted in Built by Jennifer Chalos on September 28, 2012

  

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Building: Louvre Lens
Location: Lens, France
Status: Under construction, Opening December 2012
Architectural Team: SANAA, Imrey Culbert 
Structural Engineer: Betom Ingenierie
Structural Engineering and Facade Engineering: Bollinger + Grohmann
Artificial and Natural Day Lighting: Arup
Acoustical Engineers: Avel Acoustique

AE Interest: Five low, curving pavilions compose main structure; roof made up of glazed, angled louvers; large brushed aluminum panels alternating with clear glass reflecting panels to create facade; transparency to incorporate environment

Articles: 1,2
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Chartres Expo Centre – Chartres, France

Posted in Built by Jennifer Chalos on September 28, 2012

Building: Chartres Expo Centre
Location: Chartres, France
Status: Construction begins in 2013
Design Team: Zaha Hadid Architects
Local Architect: SRA Architects
Structural Engineering: Bollinger + Grohmann
Building Services: Setec Batiment
Landscape Architect: La Compagnie du Paysage

AE Interest: complex geometry, green roofs, flexible spaces
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