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Battersea Power Station – London, UK

Posted in Built by Nicholas Zuniga on February 21, 2023

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Building: Battersea Power Station
Location: London, UK
Construction Start Date: 2012
Projected Completion: October 2022
Cost: site cost: £400 million ($485.5 million); project cost: £9 billion ($10.9 billion)
Ground Area: about 27,200m2
Site Area: 42 acres
Height of Chimneys: 109m
Owners: PNB, Sime Darby Property, S P Setia and the Employees’ Provident Fund
Architect: WilkinsonEyre
Specialist Architects: SimpsonHaugh and Partners(Phase 1), De Rijke Marsh Morgan(Phase 1), Foster + Partners(Phase 3), and Gehry Partners(Phase 3)
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold
Developers: Battersea Power Station Development Company
Main Contractors: Mace and Sir Robert McAlpine
Energy Design: Vital Energi
Water Technologies: Vareo Blu

AE Interests: restore/renovation, multi-use building, pile foundations, basement energy centre, tree-like column structures to reduce column plan, phase construction, sustainability, recycled rainwater,

Articles: [1,2,3,4]


Cartier Foundation – Paris France

Posted in Built by Nicholas Zuniga on October 11, 2022

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Building: Cartier Foundation
Location: Paris, France
Completed: 1994
Cost: $100 million
Habitable Area: 6,505 square meters (about 70,000sqf)

Architect: Jean Nouvel
Structural Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners
Facade Engineer: Arnaud DE BUSSIÈRE et Associés
Landscape Architect: Lothar Baumgarten
Project Leader: Didier BRAULT
Thermic: Sefca

AE Interests: 650 tons of steel and 5,000 square meters of glass, emptiness, transparency, the unity of interior and exterior, dematerialization, removable glass panels

Articles: [1,2,3,4]


*Original post by Marcus Allen on August 31, 2009.

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