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Passenger Clearance Building – Hong Kong, China

Posted in Built by Lane A Medrano on March 3, 2020

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Building: Passenger Clearance Building
Location: Hong Kong, China
Completed: 2018
Architect: Aedas / Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold
Sustainability: Buro Happold
Facade Engineer: Buro Happold

AE Interests: serves as a gateway for passengers passing on Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (longest sea crossing), the flow through the building and the flow of surrounding waters is represented by waveform roof, canyons between allow natural daylight, environmentally friendly, prefabricated steel roof structures, tree-like structural columns

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Seoul Floating Islands – Seoul, South Korea

Posted in Built by Lane A Medrano on March 3, 2020

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Building: Seoul Floating Islands / Floating Island: Soul Flora
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Completed: 2011
Area: 9995.0 m²
Architect: Haeahn Architecture / Taeman Kim (President)
Collaborating Architect: H Architecture

AE Interests: located on the Han River, serves several cultural, educational, and recreational functions, represent the stages of a blooming flower: seed, bud, and blossom, aluminum metal panel shell with translucent panels, metal framed façade resemble petals, LED system for lights, floats via pontoon and automated mooring systems

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United States Courthouse – Salt Lake City, Utah

Posted in Built by Lane A Medrano on March 3, 2020

 

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Building: United States Courthouse
Address: 351 S W Temple
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Completed: 2014
Architect: Thomas Phifer and Partners
Mechanical Engineer: Van Boerum & Frank Associates
Structural Engineer: Reaveley Engineers & Associates
Associates Building Enclosure: James Carpenter Design
Acoustics: Arup
General Contractor: Okland Construction

AE Interests: intended to be a symbol of the American judiciary system, primary form like buttes of southern Utah, garden terrace, LEED Gold, pattern of vertical aluminum sun screens and reflective glass façade that changes lighting and views by orientation of the sun, three-story spiral staircase in lobby

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Suzhou Modern Media Plaza – Suzhou, China

Posted in Built by Lane A Medrano on October 29, 2019

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Building: Suzhou Modern Media Plaza
Address: Nanshi St, Wuzhong, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
Location: Suzhou, China
Completed: 2016
Architect: Nikken Sekkei
Co Architect: ARTS Group Co., Ltd.
Structural Engineer: Nikken Sekkei
MEP Engineer: Nikken Sekkei
Main Contractor: Zhongyifeng Construction Group Co., Ltd
Façade Engineer: Aurecon, Shenyang Yuanda Aluminium Industry Engineering Co., Ltd

AE Interests: Two L-shaped towers connected by an M-shaped truss made of glass, curtain wall systems, metal frame curtain wall windows that allow overlapping natural light and shadows, perforated metal panels on the exterior.

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Shanghai Greenland Center – Shanghai, China

Posted in Built by Lane A Medrano on October 29, 2019

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Building: Shanghai Greenland Center
Address: 562 Dong An Lu, Xuhui Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
Location: Shanghai, China
Completed: 2017
Lead Architects: Lu Zhong Xiao, Tetsuo Tonouchi, Hiroyuki Suga / NIKKEN SEKKEI
Co Architect: East China Construction Group Co., Ltd.
Landscape Design: mindscape
Commercial Space Design: Studio Taku Shimizu Inc

AE Interests: Rooftop green space and park above a commercial facility and subway station, two office buildings and a SOHO building, sloping roofs allow views across city, separated buildings create a street-like atmosphere, louvers and shade fins that create a changing façade, large windows and openings allow for natural light.

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Shanghai Bund CITIC Plaza – Shanghai, China

Posted in Built by Lane A Medrano on October 29, 2019

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Building: Shanghai Bund CITIC Plaza
Address: No. 859 Sichuan Road, Hongkou
Location: Shanghai, China
Completed: 2010
Architect: Nikken Sekkei
Construction design collaboration: Shanghai Institute of Architectural Design & Research and Shanghai Mingkong International Design Co., Ltd.
Structural Engineer: Nikken Sekkei
MEP Engineer: Nikken Sekkei
Main Contractor: China Construction Fourth Engineering Division Corp. Ltd. 
Landscape Consultant: a-i-sha Architectural Design Consulting., Ltd

AE Interests: high-rise office building with natural ventilation openings that appear as feathers on the façade, a plaza and commercial space on the ground level that together create lanes which resemble the structure of traditional Chinese housing blocks.

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