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Richard Desmond Children’s Eye Centre- London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Meagan Wilkes on June 11, 2013

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Buidling Name: Richard Desmond Children’s Eye Centre
Location: Moorfields Eye Hospital, 162 City Road, London UK
Status: Completed 2007
Architect: Penoyre & Prasad
Engineer: ARUP

AE Interest: natural lighting, LED lights, use of color

City of London Information Centre- London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Meagan Wilkes on June 11, 2013

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Buidling Name: City of London Information Centre
Location: St. Paul’s Churchyard, London
Status: Completed 2007
Architect: Make Architects
Structural Engineer: Arup
Contractor: Skanska UK

AE Interest: Steel structure with stainless steel cladding, energy efficient design, recycling of rainwater
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Royal Ballet School Bridge of Aspiration- London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Meagan Wilkes on June 11, 2013

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Buidling Name: Royal Ballet School Bridge of Aspiration
Location: Floral Street, London, UK
Status: Completed 2003
Architect: Wilkinson Eyre Architects
Structural Engineer: Flint and Neill

AE Interest: Advanced geometry, Rotating aluminum frames, LED lighting scheme

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Novartis Campus- Basel, Switzerland

Posted in Built by Meagan Wilkes on September 27, 2012

Building Name: Novartis Campus
Location: Fabrikstrasse 15, Novartis Campus, Basel Switzerland
Status: Completed 2009
Architect: Gehry Partners
Structural Engineer: Schlaich Bergermann und Partner
Mechanical Engineer: Aicher De Martin Zweng
Energy Consultant: Transsolar

AE Interest: open concept, sustainability, use of natural light, extensive use of glass, photovoltaic cells on roof, shades reduce solar gain and glare, natural ventilation

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Singapore Civic & Culture Center- Singapore

Posted in Built by Meagan Wilkes on September 27, 2012

Building: Singapore Civic & Culture Center
Location: Vista Xchange precinct of one-north, Singapore
Status: Under construction, expected completion 2012
Architect: Aedas
Mechanical and Electrical: Mott MacDonald
Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti

AE Interest: complex geometry, slanted columns and facades, floating design supported by four-story-deep wall trusses, extensive vibration analysis, sustainable design, open elevations encourage air movement, solar shading, rooftop garden

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Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur Hotel- Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Posted in Built by Meagan Wilkes on September 27, 2012

Building: Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur Hotel
Location: 12 Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Status: Completed 2010
Architect: WATG
Associate Architect: GDP Architects

AE Interest: gold tinted glass, metallic coated white glazing and cladding on exterior, one of the tallest buildings in Kuala Lumpur

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Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago- Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Posted in Built by Meagan Wilkes on September 27, 2012

Building: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Location: 225 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago
Status: Opened June 2012
Architects: Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects
Associate Architects: Solomon Cordwell Buenz, Anderson Mikos Architects
MEP Engineers: Affiliated Engineers Inc
Construction: M.A. Mortenson, Power Construction Company

AE Interest: tallest children’s hospital in the world, challenge of small site, fast construction schedule, MEP coordination, steel structure, cantilever floors, precast concrete grids on exterior, focus on soothing indoor environment to promote patient healing, pursuing LEED Silver certification

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John E. Jaqua Academic Center for Student Athletes- Eugene, Oregon, U.S.

Posted in Built by Meagan Wilkes on September 27, 2012

Building: John E. Jaqua Academic Center for Student Athletes
Location: The University of Oregon, 1615 E. 13th Avenue, Eugene, Oregon
Status: Completed January 2010
Architect: Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects
Structural Engineers: KPFF Consulting Engineers
Facade Engineers: ARUP
MEP Engineers: Interface Engineering
General Contractor: Hoffman Construction Company
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AE Interest: double wall facade provides acoustic isolation and thermal insulation, steel screen provides solar shading and privacy, use of diffused natural light, reinforced concrete frame using post tension concrete slabs.

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