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BP Pedestrian Bridge – Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Posted in Built by Josh Massey on February 1, 2011

Millennium Park - BP Pedestrian Bridge, Chicago, Illinois

Bridge: BP Pedestrian Bridge
Location: Millennium Park, Chicago, Illinois
Completed: 2004
Architect: Frank Gehry
Structural Engineer: Bill Baker of SOM
Length: 925 ft

AE interests: Winding shape, offers acoustic barrier to Jay Pritzker Auditorium


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McCormick Place Lakeside Center – Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Posted in Built by Josh Massey on February 1, 2011

McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois

Building: Lakeside Center
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Completed: 1970+
Structural Engineer: Bill Baker
Architect: Gene Summers

AE interests: Cantilevered roof, exposed trusses, largest convention center in US

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Renaissance Center – Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

Posted in Built by Josh Massey on February 1, 2011

Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan
Building: Renaissance Center
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Status: Construction Completed 1977, remodeled 2004
Structural Engineers: Morris E. Harrison & Associates
Architects:
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
John Portman & Associates
Gensler
Smithgroup
Ghafari Associates

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John Hancock Center – Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Posted in Built by Josh Massey on February 1, 2011

John Hancock Center, Chicago, Illinois
Building: John Hancock Center
Location: Chicago, Illinois

Structural Engineer: Fazlur Khan of SOM
Architect: Bruce Graham

AE interests: iconic X bracing, second tallest building in world when built, rapid construction

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Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics – California Institute of Technology, U.S.

Posted in Built by Josh Massey on August 31, 2010

Building: Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics
Client: California Institute of Technology
Location: Pasadena, California
Architect: Morphosis
Completed: 2008
Structural Engineer: John A. Martin & Associates, Inc.
Project Manager: Kim Groves
MEP: IBE Consulting Engineers
General Contractor: Hathaway Dinwiddie
AE interests: LEED-gold certification, central vertical space reminiscent of telescope, façade, shape, connects north and south campus, natural lighting, laboratories

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Done House – Sydney, NSW, Australia

Posted in Built by Josh Massey on August 31, 2010

Building: Done House
Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Completed: 1991
Architect: Glenn Murcutt
AE interests: exposed steel, privacy, lighting, supreme court decision over exterior paint

Sun Tower – Seoul, South Korea

Posted in Built by Josh Massey on August 31, 2010

Building: Sun Tower
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Constructed: 1997
Architects: Morphosis
Structural Engineer: Arup
Contractors: Dae Yoo Gong Young, Sejin-Tajima
AE interests: perforated aluminum second skin,  separated towers, abnormal geometry
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City Hall – Murcia, Spain

Posted in Built by Josh Massey on August 31, 2010

Building: City Hall
Location: Murcia, Spain
Completed: 1998
Architect: Jose Rafael Moneo
Structural Engineer: Mariano Moneo
Mechanical Engineer: JG Asociados
AE interests: façade, reinforced concrete structure, historic location

Republic Square – Almaty, Kazakhstan

Posted in Proposed Design by Josh Massey on August 31, 2010

Building: Republic Square
Location: Almaty, Kazakhstan
Completion: Proposed Design
Approximate Size: 126,000 sq. meters
Architects: Eric Owen Moss
AE interests: 38 meter diameter structural spiral, exterior geometry, season themed courtyards

Images from Eric Owen Moss