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Japan Pavilion, EXPO 2000 – Hanover, Germany

Posted in Built by Laurel Johnson on February 2, 2011


Building: Japan Pavilion, EXPO 2000
Location: Hanover, Germany
Completed: 2000
Client: EXPO 2000 Trade Fair
Architecst: OHO Joint Venture: Frei Otto and Buro Happold
Structural Engineer: Stefan Polonyi
Materials: SONOCO europe

AE Interests: The theme of the building was to create more efficient use of resources and reduceCO2 emissions. The structure can be completely recycled when dismantled. The foundation was created by wooden boxes and sand and the interior partitions were created from honeycomb board.

Tuwaiq Palace – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Posted in Built by Laurel Johnson on February 2, 2011

Building: Tuwaiq Palace
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Completed: 1985
Client: Arriyadh Development Authority
Architects: OHO Joint Venture: Frei Otto and Buro Happold

AE Interests: Won the Aga Khan Award for Architecture for the design in 1998.

Olympiapark – Munich, Germany

Posted in Built by Laurel Johnson on February 2, 2011

Building: Olympiapark
Location: Munich, Germany
Completed: 1972
Client: City of Munich, 20th Summer Olympic Games
Architects: Behnisch & Partners
Roof Engineer: Frei Otto

AE Interests: Transparent tensile roof

German Pavilion, Expo ‘67 – Montreal, Canada

Posted in Built by Laurel Johnson on February 2, 2011

Building: German Pavilion, Expo ‘67
Location: Montreal, Canada
Completed: 1967
Architects: Frei Paul Otto and Rolf Gutbrod
Engineers: Leonhardt + Andrä

AE Interests: Is an exhibition hall created through tensile structures, a prestressed membrane with a translucent (polyester) skin.

Anara Tower- Dubai, UAE

Posted in Proposed Design by Laurel Johnson on December 13, 2009

Building: Anara Tower
Location: Dubai, UAE
Architect: Atkins
Completion: project cancelled in 2009

AE Interests: Second largest building in the world, 655 meters, two towers connected with a central glass shaft

Okhta Tower- St. Petersburg, Russia

Posted in Proposed Design by Laurel Johnson on December 12, 2009

Building: Okhta Tower

Location: St. Petersburg, Russia

Completion: no set completion date

Architect: RMJM

Structural Consultant: Jane Wernick Associates

AE Interests: Will be the tallest building in Europe, 396 meters. Double glass enclosure, concrete core, frame made of steel and stainless steel cladding, as the light hits the building at different angles throughout the day the tower gives the appearance of changing color.

Greek Theatre – Siracusa, Italy

Posted in Built by Laurel Johnson on August 30, 2009

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Building: Greek Theatre
Location: Siracusa, Italy
Completed: 2009
Architect: Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas

AE Interests: “Concave blade”, its reflective surface includes the audience
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Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

San Paolo Parish Complex- Foligno, Italy

Posted in Built by Laurel Johnson on August 30, 2009

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Building: San Paolo Parish Complex
Location: Foligno, Italy
Completed: 2009
Architect: Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas
Structural Engineering: Gilberto Sarti and A.I. Engineering
General Contractor: Ediltecnica Spa
Lighting Design: Iguzzini Illuminazione

AE Design: pure geometry, two rectangles inserted into one another make up the larger structure which is connected to a long and low rectangle, concrete structure,
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Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Videos: [1, 2]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

New Trade Fair- Milano, Italy

Posted in Built by Laurel Johnson on August 30, 2009

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Building: New Trade Fair
Location: Milano, Italy
Completed: 2005
Architect: Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas
General Contractor: Astaldi Spa, Vianini Spa, Pizzarotti Spa
Structures Consultant: Mero Gmbh & Co.
Structural Engineers: Icom Engineering, Bemo Systems, and Permasteelisa spa
Lighting Engineer: Lampada Lavinia

AE Interests: unitary complex with simple geometry, reflective steel panels
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Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4]

Videos: [1, 2]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

Armani/Ginza Tower- Tokyo, Japan

Posted in Built by Laurel Johnson on August 30, 2009

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Building: Armani/Ginza Tower
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Completed: 2007
Architect: Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas
Lighting Design: Speirs & Major Associates
Interior Architecture: Fliippo Birch, Ana Gugic, Maria Lucrezia Rendace
Contractor: Ishimaru & Nishimori

AE Interests: glass tower with cascading lighted leaves mirroring reflections of the sky and surrounding buildings

Articles: [1, 2]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

Peace Peres House – Tel Aviv, Israel

Posted in Built by Laurel Johnson on August 30, 2009

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Building:  Peace Peres House Jaffa
Location: Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
Architect: Massimiliano and Doriana Furksas
Interior Design: Fuksas
Engineering Consultant: Rokach-Ashkenazi
Structural Consultant: Kal-Binian Ltd
Contractor: Rom Geves Ltd
Facade Engineer: Allumier
Site Work Supervisor: Micheal Schaffer
Landscape Architect: TEMA

AE Interests: the parallelpiped building is created by the layering of various shaped glass and concrete placed on a monolithic base
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Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

Twin Towers- Vienna, Austria

Posted in Built by Laurel Johnson on August 30, 2009

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Building: Twin Towers
Location: Vienna, Austria
Completed: 2001
Architect: Massimiliano Fuksas
Engineer: Buro Thumberger + Kressmeier
Facade Engineer: Götz GmbH, Mero GmbH & Co. KG

AE Interests: the building is two elements but are connected almost the entire height and a double glass façade
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Articles: [1, 2, 3]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

Ferrari Headquarters and Research Centre – Maranello, Italy

Posted in Built by Laurel Johnson on August 30, 2009

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Building: Ferrari Headquarters and Research Centre
Location: Maranello, Italy
Completion: 2004
Architect: Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas
Structural Engineer: Ing. Gilberto Sarti
Engineering: AI Engineering
Contractor: Cogei Construction

AE Interests: designed to create an environment that would bring the employees closer to nature through the use of water, bamboo, ecological materials, and biotechnology, and is located between two notable buildings the “Wind Tunnel” by Renzo Piano and the “Nuova Officina Meccanica” designed by Marco Visconti
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Articles: [1, 2, 3]

Video: [1]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

EUR Convention Center and Hotel ‘The Cloud’ – Rome, Italy

Posted in Built by Laurel Johnson on August 30, 2009

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Building: EUR Convention Center and Hotel ‘The Cloud’
Location: Rome, Italy
Completion: 2016
Architect: Massimiliano Fuksas
Interior design: Fuksas Design
Engineering: Plans: A. I. Engineering, Torino
Structures: Studio Majowiecki; Studio Sarti
Acoustics: XU – Acoustique, Parigi, A. I. Engineering, Torino
Lighting Consulting: Speirs & Major Associates
Project Manager: Lorenzo Accapezzato

AE Interests: construction changes completely depending on the viewpoint of the observer, a large translucent container containing a suspended cloud that will be used as a conference room
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Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Videos: [1, 2, 3, 4]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

Zenith Music Hall- Strasbourg, France

Posted in Built by Laurel Johnson on August 30, 2009

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Building: Zenith Music Hall
Location: Strasbourg, France
Completion: 2008
Architect: Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas
General Contractor: PERTUY Construction
Structural and Mechanical Engineers: BETOM-Ingenierie and Z&M Zwahlen & Mayr
Scenography: A& T
Acustical: ALTIA

AE Interests: an orange autonomous façade created by dynamic layering and rotating, impeccable acoustics, light effects created
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Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020