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Swiss School of Engineering for the Wood Industry- Biel-Bienne, Switzerland

Posted in Built by Jocelyn Citty on January 27, 2010

Architect: Meili and Peter
Completion: 2000
Structural Engineer: Conzett, Bronzini, Gartmann
Site Management: Hofmann and Huggler
Project Team: Marcel Meili, Markus Peter, Zeno Vogel, Andreas Schmidt, Thomas Schnabel, Othmar Villiger, Thomas Kuhne, Urs Schonenberger, Marc Loeliger
Address: Solothurnstrasse 102, 2504 Biel-Bienne

AE Interests: large scale wood structure, prefabricated elements create skeletal frame, shear and lateral forces on large windows is taken up by solid panels between frames

Friedrich Durrenmatt Centre- Neuchatel, Switzerland

Posted in Built by Jocelyn Citty on January 27, 2010

Architect: Mario Botta
Start Construction: 1997
Completion: 2000
Client: Swiss Confederation
Address: Chemin du Pertuis-du-Sault 74, 2000 Neuchatel

AE Interests: Built into hillside, annex of Durrenmatt’s house, arched pavilion displays Swiss landscape

Vocational School- Wittenberg, Germany

Posted in Built by Jocelyn Citty on January 27, 2010

Architectural Design: Architects + bmp Gorres and Kraatz
Architectural Supervision: bc-bauconsuit GmbH
Completion: 1999
Client: Landkreis Wittenberg
Address: Mittelfeld 50, 06836 Lutherstadt Wittenberh

AE Interests: Lateral wind loads supported mostly by glass and a thin steel frame, integrate technology in the classroom

Sobek House- Stuttgart, Germany

Posted in Built by Jocelyn Citty on January 27, 2010

Architect: Werner Sobek Engineering and Design
Completion: 2000
Client: Werner Sobek
Structural Engineer: Werner Sobek Engineering and Design
Address: Roemerstrasse 128

AE Interests: Completely recyclable, Emissions free, Energy self sufficient, No interior doors or walls, All electrical power from solar panels on roof

Museum of Fantasy- Bernried, Germany

Posted in Built by Jocelyn Citty on January 27, 2010

Architect: Behnisch, Behnisch, and Partner
Completion: 2001
Client: Staatliches Hochbauamt Munchen I
Structural Engineer: Pfefferkern + Partner
Building Physics Engineer: Ingenieurburo Langkau Bayer Bauphysik
Landscape Architect: Luz and Partner
General Contractor: Dyckerhoff and Widmann AG
Address: Am Hirschgarten 1, 82347 Bernried

AE Interests: Slab roof and cantilevered balconies, Long and horizontal shape stretches to lake

Swiss Re Building- Munich, Germany

Posted in Built by Jocelyn Citty on January 27, 2010

Architect: BRT Architects
Competition: 1999
Completion: 2001
Client: Swiss Re Germany AG
Landscape Architects: Martha Schwartz, Peter Kluska
Address: Dieselstrasse 11, Unterfohring

AE Interests: Hanging hedge on perimeter frame that employees can walk on, garden on roof

House S- Ludwigsburg, Germany

Posted in Built by Jocelyn Citty on January 27, 2010

Architect: Bottega + Ehrhardt
Completion: 2002
Client: Willibald Slavicek

AE Interests: Fusion of roof and facade, large overhang, interior is spacious and flooded with light

Ricola Marketing Building- Laufen, Switzerland

Posted in Built by Jocelyn Citty on January 27, 2010

Architects: Herzog and de Meuron
Completion: 1999
Client: Ricola AG
Project Team: Jacques Herzog, Pierre de Meuron, Ivo Sollberger, Anna Wickerson, Mario Meier
Address: Baselsrtasse 89, 4242 Laufen

AE Interests: Projecting roof made of synthetic material that bends with varying temperature and rain/snow loads, plants weave in and out of projecting roof, fits like pavilion in Ricola gardens

Church of the Sacred Heart- Munich, Germany

Posted in Built by Jocelyn Citty on January 26, 2010

Architect: Allmann Sattler Wappner Architects
Competition: 1996
Completion: 2001
Client: Erzbischofliches Ordinariat Munchen
Competition Architects: Karin Hengher, Olga Ritter
Project Manager: Karin Hengher
Project Architects: Micheal Frank, Annette Gall, Susanne Rath
Address: Marienplatz 8, 80331 Munich

AE Interests: Lamella cube inside of a glass cube, enormous gate facade, space between the cubes balances light and the arrangement of the vertical lamella direct light toward the altar

Townhall Scharnhauser Park- Ostfildern, Germany

Posted in Built by Jocelyn Citty on January 26, 2010

Architect: J. MAYER H. Architects
Competition: 1998
Completion: 2001
Client: Stadt Ostfildern
Architect on site: Lilrich Wiesler
Structural Engineer: M,ller + M,ller
Service Engineer: Wetzstein
Landscape Engineer: Klaus Wiederkehr
Light Engineer: Luna Lichtarchitektur
Building Physics: Dr. Schaecke Und Bayer

AE Interests: Visitors walk through computer animated artificial rain dripping from a cantilevered roof at the entrance, entire building uses light and water elements to fuse nature and technology.

Didden Village- Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Posted in Built by Jocelyn Citty on August 31, 2009

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Building: Didden Village
Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Completed: 2006
Architect: MVRDV
Client: Family Didden
Structure: Pieters Bouwtechniek
Blue Finish: Kunststof Coatings
Constructors: Formaat Bouw

AE Interests: Increase density of old and existing city, promote roof life
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Centre de Effenaar- Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Posted in Built by Jocelyn Citty on August 31, 2009

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Building: Centre De Effenaar
Location: Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Completed: 2005
Architect: MVRDV
Structure: Arup
Client: Muncipality of Eindhoven
Acoustics: renz van Luxemburg, Dorsser Blesgraaf Raadgeven de Ingenieurs

AE Interests: Stacking of the program, compact volume
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Matsudai Cultural Centre – Matsudai, Japan

Posted in Built by Jocelyn Citty on August 31, 2009

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Building: Matsudai Cultural Centre
Location: Matsudai, Japan
Completed: 2004
Architect: MVRDV
Client: Art Front Gallery, Municipality of Matsudai
Co-Architect: CLIP-Architects
Structure: Masahiro Ikeda Architecture Studio, Sasaki and Partners
Associate Architect: SUPER-OS
AE Interests: Open plaza under building, rocky landscape on roof

Dutch Pavilion- Hannover, Germany

Posted in Built by Jocelyn Citty on August 31, 2009

dutch pavilion

Building: Dutch Pavilion
Location: Hannover, Germany
Completed: 2000
Architect: MVRDV
Client: Foundation Holland World Fairs
Structural Engineer: ABT
Mechanical Engineer: Technical Management

AE Interests: Multi-level park, mixture of technology and nature
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WoZoCo Housing- Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Posted in Built by Jocelyn Citty on August 31, 2009

wozoco

Building: Wozoco Housing
Loaction: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Completed: 1997
Architect: MVRDV
Client: Het Oosten Housing Association
Structure: Pieter Bouwtechniek
Contractor: Intervam
Building Physics: DGMR
Building Advisers: Bureau Bouwkunde

AE Interests: Hanging house units suspended in the air
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Mirador Building- Sanchinarro, Madrid, Spain

Posted in Built by Jocelyn Citty on August 31, 2009

mirador

Building: Mirador Building
Location: Sanchinarro, Madrid, Spain
Architect: MVRDV
Completed: 2005
Client: EMV del Ayuntamiento de Madrid
Structure: NB35
Co-Architect: Blanco Lleo
Technical Architect: Apartec Colegiados

AE Interests: Internally connected neighborhoods, stacked and glued blocks, sky plaza
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Gyre- Omotesando, Tokyo, Japan

Posted in Built by Jocelyn Citty on August 31, 2009

gyre

Building: Gyre
Location: Omotesando, Tokyo, Japan
Completed: 2007
Architect: MVRDV
Client: Mitsubishi Corporation USB Realty
Co-Architect: Takenaka
Structure: Takenaka
AE Interests: Vertical movement, flexible shopping and retail areas

Gemini Residence- Copenhagen, Denmark

Posted in Built by Jocelyn Citty on August 30, 2009

Gemini Residence

Building: Gemini Residence
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Completed: 2005
Architect: MVRDV
Structural Engineer: Peter Lind
Construction: NCC Construction

AE Interests: Renovated cylindrical silos, natural light
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Gwanggyo Power Center- Seoul, South Korea

Posted in Proposed Design by Jocelyn Citty on August 30, 2009

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Building: Gwanggyo Power Center
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Status: Unbuilt
Architect: MVRDV
Structural Engineer: Arup
Client: Deawood & DA Group

AE Interests: Hill shaped structures, vegetation, high urban density
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