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Rey Juan Carlos Hospital – Madrid, Spain

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Building: Rey Juan Carlos Hospital
Location: Madrid, Spain
Architect: Rafael de la Hoz
Facade Planning: Bandalux
HVAC Engineering: Kalzip
Site Area: 94700 sqm
Year: 2016

AE interests: new concept for a hospital and its experience, differentiation of circulations, large patio for ventilation and natural light. A organic, sun regulable shading system.

 

Written by juanjosessala

February 25, 2020 at 1:19 pm

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Escola Massana, art and design school – Barcelona, Spain

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Building: Escola Massana
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Architect: Estudio Carme Pinos
Contractor: Knauf
Site Area: 11000 sqm
Year: 2017

AE interests: complex geometry aligning with close precedents, ceramic tile shading system  expanding through out all the façade.

 

Written by juanjosessala

February 25, 2020 at 1:09 pm

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Barcelona airport terminal – Barcelona, Spain

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Building: Barcelona Airport
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Architect: Ricardo Bofil
Client: AENA
Site Area: 30,000 sqm
Year: 2010

AE Interests: massive organic shaped roof, with long spans, steel structure  thin columns

Written by juanjosessala

February 25, 2020 at 1:01 pm

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Blossom Pavilion – Shanghai, China

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Building: blossom pavilion
Location : shanghai, China
Architects: Atelier Deshaus
Design team: Liu Yichun, Wang Longhai, Ding Jieru
Completion : 2015
Artist collaborator : Zhan Wang
Structural design: Zhang Zhun

AE interests: It is an sculptural pavilion, it is made out of stainless steel. It is a reinterpretation of the first human shelter, consisting in thin flat slab supported by columns that resemble rocks.

 

 

Written by juanjosessala

November 14, 2019 at 2:31 pm

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Modern Art Museum– Shanghai, China

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Building : Modern art museum
Location : shanghai, China
Architects: Atelier deshaus
Design team: Yichun Liu, Yifeng Chen, Weishi Wang, Wen Shen, Chen Hao, Longhai Wang, Xiaoyi Chen, Jieru Ding, Mengdie Zhou
Completion : 2016
Photographs: Fangfang Tian
Client: Shanghai Pudong Waterfront Development and Construction Investments Co., Ltd.
Construction: China Construction Eighth Engineering Division Co., Ltd.
AE interests: The long museum west bund in Shanghai china it was made by the transformation of an old coal bunker. The idea was to preserve as much as possible the precedent structure and it spaces, that is why they used Steel hanging trusses supported by the old structure.

Written by juanjosessala

November 14, 2019 at 2:31 pm

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The Long Museum West Bund – Shanghai, China

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Building : The Long Museum West Bund
location : Shanghai, China
Architects: Atelier deshaus
Architects in charge: Liu Yichun, Chen Yifeng
Completion : 2014
Photographers: Xia Zhi
Photographs: Fangfang Tian
Client: Shanghai Pudong Waterfront Development and Construction Investments Co., Ltd.
Structure, electrical & mechanical engineer: Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co, Ltd.
Structure, electrical & mechanical design team: Chao Si, Zhang Zhun, Shao Xiaojian, Shao Zhe, Zhang Ying, Shi You, Li Weijiang, Kuang Xingyu, Zhou Zhili
Lighting design: Shanghai Guangyu Lighting Design Co., Ltd.
Client: Shanghai Xuhui Waterfront Development, Investment & Construction Co., Ltd.

AE interests: The building is shaped in an umbrella over hanged vaults, that creates different spaces where the exhibition takes place. It is made of in situ concrete and it is meant to create a series of overlapped spaces to let the exhibition flow, with a more regular reading from the outside.

Written by juanjosessala

November 14, 2019 at 2:31 pm

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