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Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre – Stockholm, Sweden

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Building: Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Architect: White Arkitekter
Structural Engineer: ELU
Civil Engineer: ELU
Design Consultants: GDSNY
Completed: 2011

AE Interests: LEED Gold, glass facades are made up of solar panels, cooled by water drawn from the lake that is stored as ice in the basement, many of the materials from the previous building on the site were reused during construction

Articles: [1, 2, 3]

Written by Megha Murthy

October 31, 2018 at 9:24 am

Posted in Built

S. R. Crown Hall – Chicago, Illinois

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Building: S. R. Crown Hall
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Architect: Mies Van Der Rohe
Structural Engineer: Frank Kornacker and Associates
Contractor: Dahl-Stedman Company
Landscape Architect: Alfred Caldwell
Completed: 1956

AE Interests: roof suspended by four steel plate girders, no interior columns, example of Mid-Century Modernism, exposed steel frame

Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4]

Written by Megha Murthy

October 31, 2018 at 9:23 am

Posted in Built

Diamond Ranch High School – Pomona, California

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Building: Diamond Ranch High School
Location: Pomona, California
Architect: Morphosis Architects
Structural Engineer: Arup
MEP Engineer: Arup
Civil Engineer: Andreasen Engineering, Inc.
Landscape Architect: Fong & Associates
Construction: 1997 – 1999

AE Interests: form is influenced by surrounding topography, construction attempted to minimize the displacement of earth, space is designed to foster social interaction

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Written by Megha Murthy

October 31, 2018 at 9:23 am

Posted in Built