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Sluishuis – Amsterdam, Netherlands

Posted in Built by John Enlow on March 8, 2023

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Building: Sluishuis
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Started: 2017
Completed: 2022
Area: 46,000 m2
Architect: Barcode Architects, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)
Structures: Van Rossum
Building Physics Consultant: Buro Bouwfysica
Sustainability Consultant: Klimaatgarant

AE Interests: Incredibly energy efficient building through use of extensive insulation, heat pumps, and roof-mounted solar panels, built upon the water and incorporates that into its design, double-cantilevered corner of building forms gateway to the water, floating islands surround the building which hold gardens, jetties, and general areas for recreation

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Educatorium – Utrecht, Netherlands

Posted in Built by John Enlow on September 26, 2022

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Building: The Educatorium
Location: Utrecht, Netherlands
Client: Utrecht University
Started: 1992
Completed: 1997
Area: 11,000m2
Cost: €10,900,000
Architect: OMA, Rem Koolhaas
Structures: ABT
Acoustics: TNO, TU/e
Ecological Consultant: W/E Adviseurs

AE Interests: Folded/molded concrete slab which accommodates the functions of the building, laminated glass auditorium that allows view while retaining privacy, spaces with different atmospheres created in cafeteria by sloped roof and staggered columns, easily-accessible bike parking

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*Original post by Lindsey Lohberg on 09-01-2009

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