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No. 188 Ruby Road, Changning District – Shanghai, China

Posted in Built by Leonard LeGrand on March 12, 2021

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Building: SOHO Gubei
Location: Shanghai, China
Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF)
Architectural Consultant: Tongji Architectural Design Group (LDI)
Developer: SOHO China
Contractor: The China State Construction Engineering Corporation
Completion: 2019
Awards: Silver Award – Commercial Building & Silver Award – Facade Design (Pro+ Real Estate Awards 2020), Architectural Design Award – Commercial Architecture Category (American Masterprize 2020), Silver Award (CRED Awards 2019-2020), Excellence Award – Commercial, Retail & Office Category (A&D China Awards 2019), Winner (The Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture Awards 2018)

AE Interests: 1,724,900 sf (160,300 m2 ), 558 ft. (170m), 38 story office building, 12 story podium, Inspired by Constantin Brâncu’s Endless Column, 4 stacked volumes, sky garden, LEED Gold, Shifted grids of façade creates shading element,

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1 Vanderbilt Ave – New York, New York

Posted in Built by Leonard LeGrand on March 12, 2021

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Building: One Vanderbilt
Location: New York, New York,
Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) (James von Klemperer)
Construction Manager: Tishman Construction
Development Manager: Hines
Civil Engineer: Langan Engineering
Interior Architect: Gensler
Structural Engineer: Serverud Associates
MEFP Engineer: Jaros Baum & Bolles (JB&B)
Completion: 2020

AE Interests: 73 floors, 1301 (396.5 m) ft. tall, 100 (30.5 m) ft. spire, 735,500 sf (68000 m2 ) of curtain wall, no perfectly vertical steel column below highest occupied floor, 4,000 sf transit hall (subway), 1.2-MW cogeneration system, 50,000 gallon rainwater collection, water and air side economizer, highest level of LEED and WELL certification

Awards: Office/Retail/Mixed Use Category (ENR NY Regional Best Projects 2020), Urban Design Award – Merit (AIA NY 2018), Future Projects Awards: Tall Buildings – Shortlisted (MIPIM Architectural Review 2019), International Architecture Award – Winner (The Chicago Athenaeum 2016)

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