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111 W 57th Street – New York, New York

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Building: 111 West 57th Street
Location: New York, New York
Architect: SHoP Architects
Structural Engineer: WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
MEP Engineer: Jaros, Baum & Bolles
Civil Engineer: AKRF
Façade Engineer: BuroHappold Engineering

AEInterest: curtain wall facade, historic structure preservation, needle tower, high strength concrete, dampening technology, lateral stability via tuned mass damper, concrete core, shear walls, outriggers, and belt systems, tall freestanding crane, width-to-height ratio of 1:24, 82 floors, 1427 feet tall

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Videos: [1]

Written by Justin Tennenbaum

November 12, 2018 at 1:03 pm

Posted in Built

Municipal Orphanage – Amsterdam, Holland

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Building: Municipal Orphanage
Location: Amsterdam, Holland
Architect: Aldo Van Eyck
Completed: 1960

AEInterest: connected indoor and outdoor spaces, geometric shapes, precast reinforced concrete architraves, skylights, nonhierarchical development, regular geometrical order, biomorphic cupolas

Articles: [1,2]

Videos: [1]

Written by Justin Tennenbaum

November 12, 2018 at 1:02 pm

Posted in Built

Couvent Sainte-Marie De La Tourette – Lyon, France

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Building: Couvent Sainte-Marie De La Tourette
Location: Lyon, France
Type: Religious
Material: Steel framed reinforced concrete
Architect: Le Corbusier
Building Area: 16,500 sf.ft
Completed: 1960

AEInterests: modernism, music inspiration, exposed painted ducts, pilotis, grass rooftops, unulating glazed panels, light cannons

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Written by Justin Tennenbaum

November 12, 2018 at 1:02 pm

Posted in Built