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The Shanghai Tower – Shanghai, China

Posted in Under Construction by Luke Ward on August 30, 2019


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Name: Shanghai Tower

Location: Shanghai, China

Cost: $2.2 billion

Architect: Jun Xia (Gensler)

Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti
MEP Engineer: Consentini Associates

Main Contractor: Shanghai Construction Group

AE Interests: Incorporates a double glass skin to help conserve heat energy, wind turbines to produce power and a rainwater collection system. The shape of the building has also been designed to reduce wind loads on the structure, reducing the amount of building materials required. It currently is the tallest building in China and the second tallest in the world.

Updated 3/2020 by W.Zhang

Olympic Stadium – London, England, U.K.

Posted in Built by Luke Ward on September 27, 2012

  

Building: London Olympic Stadium, 2012 Summer Olympics
Location: London, United Kingdom
Completed: 2011
Estimated Cost: $854 million
Architects: Populous
Engineering Consultants: Buro Happold
Construction: Sir Robert McAlpine

AE Interests: Designed to hold 80,000 spectators during the Olympics then partially disassemble to create a permanent 25,000 seat stadium, translucent fabric wrap around exterior of building allows it to breathe naturally, complex steel framework, sustainable design.

Updated by: Emily Lamon

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London Olympic Velodrome Consortium – London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Luke Ward on June 24, 2010

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Building: Olympic Velodrome, 2012 Summer Olympics
Location: London, UK
Cost: $168 million
Architect: Hopkins
Engineer: Expedition Engineering
Construction: PJ Lane
Completed 2011

AE Interests: London 2012 Olympics venue. Complex geometry, steel structure, light-weight cable-net roof structure, roof reflects the cycling track, natural roof lighting reduces energy costs, natural ventilation, and collects rain water. `

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Dublin International Airport – Terminal 2, Ireland

Posted in Built by Luke Ward on January 27, 2010


Location: Dublin, Ireland
Architect: Pascall+Watson
Civil Engineer: Arup
Construction Management: Mace
Completed: 2010
Cost: $900 million

AE Interests: Parametric design of roof panels to fit complex geometry with similar sized pieces.

Nový Smíchov Shopping Center, Czech Republic

Posted in Built by Luke Ward on January 27, 2010

Location: Plzeňská, Prague 5 – Smíchov, Czech Republic
Architect: D3A / Fiala Prouza Zima
Structural Engineers: Novák & Partner s.r.o., PPP s.r.o.
Facade Contractor: Sipral a.s., Marton, IPS a.s. 03, Mechanika Prostějov
Completed: 2002
Cost: $84 million

AE Interests: Cantilevered roof. Facade illuminated at night.

Muzo Center, Czech Republic

Posted in Built by Luke Ward on January 27, 2010

Location: V Olšinách 80/626, Prague 10 – Strašnice, Czech Republic
Architect: D3A / Fiala Prouza Zima
Civil Engineer: Ing. Jiří Václavů
Structural Engineers: Nemec Polák
Electrical Engineer: Elis Praha, Micos
Completed: 2002
Cost: $13 million

Family House in Nebušice, Czech Republic

Posted in Built by Luke Ward on January 27, 2010

Location: Prague – Nebušice 305 / 2, Czech Republic
Architect: D3A / Fiala Prouza Zima
Civil Engineer: Ing. Jiří Václavů
Structural Engineers: Ing. Vít Mlázovský
Completed: 2001

AE Interests: Vegetation covers the building’s roof and the building is designed to blend in with the site.

Small Spiral House, Czech Republic

Posted in Built by Luke Ward on January 27, 2010

Location: Třebohostická 5a, Prague 10 – Strašnice, Czech Republic
Architect: D3A / Fiala Prouza Zima
Civil Engineer: Ing. Jiří Václavů
Structural Engineers: Ing. Martin Fučík
Electrical Engineer: Elis Praha, Micos
Completed: 2006
Cost: $500,000

Deer Moat Pathway to Prague Castle, Czech Republic

Posted in Built by Luke Ward on January 27, 2010

Location: Prague Castle, Czech Republic
Architect: Josef Pleskot AP Atelier
Completed: 2002
Cost: $950,000

AE Interests: Structural Brick Arch construction

Euro Palace, Czech Republic

Posted in Built by Luke Ward on January 27, 2010

Location: Wenceslas square, Prague, Czech Republic
Architect: DaM
Completed: 2002
Cost: $6.7 million

AE Interests: Glass skin facade is double layered, enabling automated control of the internal space’s environmental conditions.

Garden House, Czech Republic

Posted in Built by Luke Ward on January 27, 2010

Location: Kromeriz, Czech Republic
Architect: Archteam
Completed: 2000
Cost: $46,000

AE Interests: Simple wood construction with all structural connections visible.

Omega Palace Department Store, Czech Republic

Posted in Built by Luke Ward on January 27, 2010

Location: Brno, Czech Republic
Architect: Kuba and Pilar Architekti
Structural Engineers: Studio Hangár
Completed: 2005

AE Interests: Contrast to surrounding architecture. Fully lit facade.

Masaryk University Art Faculty Library, Czech Republic

Posted in Built by Luke Ward on January 27, 2010

Location: Brno, Czech Republic
Architect: Kuba and Pilar Architekti
Completed: 2005
Cost: $2 million

AE Interests: Curtain-like timber facade shields interior from the sun whilst still allowing views of the outside.

Museum of Scotland – Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K.

Posted in Built by Luke Ward on August 29, 2009

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Building: Museum of Scotland
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Completion: 1998
Cost: $114 million
Architects: Benson and Forsyth
Main Contractor: Bovis Construction
Structural Engineer: Anthony Hunt Associates
Services Engineer: Waterman Gore
Lighting Consultant: Kevin Shaw
Project Manager: Turner & Townsend Project Management
Landscape Architect: Turnbull Jeffrey Partnership

AE Interests: An extension to the older Royal Museum of Scotland, the building is somewhat castle like,symbolic of the protection it gives to the history contained within it. The view from the top is pretty cool too if you ever get the chance…
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Articles: [1, 2, 3]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

Museum of Liverpool – Liverpool, U.K.

Posted in Under Construction by Luke Ward on August 29, 2009

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Building: Museum of Liverpool
Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom
Completion Due: 2010
Estimated Cost: $117 million
Architects: 3XN and AEW
Engineering: Buro Happold

AE Interests: Features a rainwater harvesting system and will be powered by a Combined Heat and Power plant so as to be more environmentally friendly.
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Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

Te Papa Museum – Wellington, New Zealand

Posted in Proposed Design by Luke Ward on August 29, 2009

 

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Building: Te Papa Museum
Location: Wellington, New Zealand
Competition Winner 2005
Architects: UNStudio and Jasmax
Engineering:  Arup

AE Interests: Complex geometry, cantilevered volume, zigzag spaces, spiral ramps.
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Articles: [1, 2]

Kilometro Rosso – Bergamo, Italy

Posted in Built by Luke Ward on August 29, 2009

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Building: Kilometro Rosso
Location: Bergamo, Italy
Completed: 2007
Cost: $30 million
Architect: Jean Nouvel
Engineering: CED Ingegneria

AE Interests: Known as the ‘Red Kilometer’, the main building wall serves a dual purpose of making the building stand out, while protecting the rest of the complex from the noise of passing vehicles.
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Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

Gasometer City – Vienna, Austria

Posted in Built by Luke Ward on August 29, 2009

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Building: Gasometer City
Location: Vienna, Austria
Completed Redesign: 2001
Cost: $26.8 million
Architect: Jean Nouvel
Structural Consultants: Fritsch & Chiari

AE Interests: Re-used existing old industrial buildings to create a new, modern residential environment.
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Articles: [1, 2, 3]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

Lyon Opera House – Lyon, France

Posted in Built by Luke Ward on August 29, 2009

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Building: Lyon Opera House
Location: Lyon, France
Completed Redesign: 2003
Cost: $67 million
Architect: Jean Nouvel
Structural Consulatnt: Kephren S.A.

AE Interests: Redevelopment of the old opera house, built within the shell of the original building. Named after the Architect.
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Articles: [1, 2, 3]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

Cultural and Congress Center – Luzern, Switzerland

Posted in Built by Luke Ward on August 29, 2009

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Building: Cultural and Congress Center
Location: Europaplatz 1, 6005 Luzern, Switzerland
Completed: 2000
Cost: $120 million
Architect: Jean Nouvel
Structure Consultant: Elektrowatt Ingenieurunternehmung AG Pluss Und Meyer Bauingenieure AG
Acoustic Engineer: Russell Johnson

AE Interests: Large overhanging roof. Channels bring the neighboring lake inside the building.
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Articles: [1, 2]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

Guthrie Theater – Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.

Posted in Built by Luke Ward on August 29, 2009

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Building: Guthrie Theater
Location: 818 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415
Completed: 2006
Cost: $125 million
Architect: Jean Nouvel
Structural Engineering: Ericksen & Roed

AE Interests: Won an Award of Excellence for Project of the Year from the Post-Tensioning Institute.
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Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Videos: [1, 2]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

DR Concert Hall – Copenhagen, Denmark

Posted in Built by Luke Ward on August 29, 2009

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Building: DR Concert Hall
Location: DR Byen, Ørestad, Copenhagen, Denmark
Completed: January 2009
Cost: $580 million
Architect: Jean Nouvel
Engineering: NIRAS
Lighting Design: AIK

AE Interests: The theatre itself is supported 15m above ground by just 6 columns and 3 stairwells and contains no parallel lines.
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Articles: [1, 2, 3]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

Torre Agbar – Barcelona, Spain

Posted in Built by Luke Ward on August 29, 2009

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Building: Torre Agbar
Location: Avinguda Diagonal, 08018, Barcelona, Spain
Completed: July 2005
Architect: Jean Nouvel
Structural Engineer: Brufau/Obiol SA, Gepro
Engineer: Gepro BOMA, Master Ingeniría
Contractor: Dragados, Axima, Emte
Cost: $130 million

AE Interests: 4500 window openings with LEDs to illuminate the building at night.
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Articles: [1, 2, 3]

Videos: [1, 2]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

Arab World Institute – Paris, France

Posted in Built by Luke Ward on August 29, 2009

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Building: Arab World Institute (Institut du Monde Arabe)
Location: 1 Rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard, 75005 Paris, France
Completed: 1987
Cost: $47.5 million
Architect: Jean Nouvel
Contractor: SETEC Bâtiment
Structural Engineer: Arcora

AE Interests: Aga Khan Award for Architecture; this building started Jean Nouvel’s acclaim. A matrix of photosensitive, mechanical apertures open and close throughout the day to control the light level inside the building. Steel structure, custom exposed elevators. Shading, daylighting, cultural expression. `

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Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Videos: [1, 2]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020