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Imperial College London Business School – London, England, U.K.

Posted in Built by Michael Cobb on June 21, 2013

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Building: Imperial College London Business School
Location: London, UK
Status: Completed 2004
Architect: Foster + Partners
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold
Quantity Surveyor: Davis Langdon  / Mott Green Wall
M+E Engineering: Buro Happold
Landscape Architect: Charles Funke Associates
Lighting Engineer: Buro Happold

AE Interest: Dramatic Glass Panel Facade

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Imperial College London Faculty Building – London, England, U.K.

Posted in Built by Michael Cobb on June 21, 2013

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Building: Imperial College London Faculty Building
Location: London, United Kingdom
Completed: 2004
Architect: Foster + Partners
Structural Engineers: Buro Happold
MEP Engineers: Buro Happold
Project Manager: GTMS

AE Interest: Blue Glass Plate Facade, heated by waste heat generated by the power plant under the building, uses chilled beams for cooling

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Bleigiessen Sculpture – London, England, U.K.

Posted in Built by Michael Cobb on June 21, 2013

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Sculpture: Bleigiessen
Location: London, UK
Status: Completed 2006
Designer: Thomas Heatherwick

AE Interest: Built from 142,000 glass sphere and 27,000 high tensile steel wires. Every single piece was small enough to fit through a letterbox on a door.

Article: 1

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Peckham Library – London, England, U.K.

Posted in Built by Michael Cobb on June 21, 2013

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Building: Peckham Library
Location: London, United Kingdom
Status: Completed 1999
Architect: William Alsop
Structural Engineer: AKT II

AE Interest: Thin angled columns, irregular forms intersecting rectangular space, urban revitalization.

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GE Advanced Technology & Research Centre – Doha, Qatar

Posted in Built by Michael Cobb on October 1, 2012


Building: GE Advanced Technology and Research Centre
Location: Doha, Qatar
Status: Completed 2010
Design Build: Burns & McDonnell

AE Interests: Compete metal structure, Roof and walls must support the weight and thrust of Boeing 777 engines being tested in the facility, atrium is made from rounded glass with steel reinforcement.

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Hawaii Preparatory Academy Energy Laboratory – Waimea, Hawaii, U.S.

Posted in Built by Michael Cobb on September 28, 2012


Building: Hawaii Preparatory Academy Energy Laboratory
Location: Kamuela, Hawaii
Status: Completed 2010
Architect: Flansburgh Architects
Structural Engineer: Walter Vorfeld & Associates
Sustainability Consultant: Buro Happold

AE Interests: Net Positive Energy and Water Building, Entirely Naturally Ventilated, Photovoltaic and Windmill Energy Sources

Articles: 1

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Riverside Museum – Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.

Posted in Built by Michael Cobb on September 28, 2012


Building: Riverside Museum
Status: Completed 2011
Location: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Architect: Zaha Hadid
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold

AE Interest: Building Shell is constantly 37cm from steel structure, floor can take weight of a steam train, complex pleated roof

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Central Los Angeles Area High School #9 – Los Angeles, CA, U.S.

Posted in Built by Michael Cobb on September 28, 2012

  

Building: Central Los Angeles Area High School #9
Location: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Completed in 2008
Architect: Coop-Himmelb(l)au
Structural Engineer: Taylor and Gaines
Civil Engineer: A.C. Martin Partners
Construction: PCL Construction Services, Inc.

AE Interests: Large cantilevers on both lower and upper floors. top end performing arts center, and tower with spiral ramp
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Akron Art Museum (Knight Building Expansion) – Akron, Ohio, U.S.

Posted in Built by Michael Cobb on September 28, 2012


Building: Akron Art Museum (Knight Building Expansion)
Location: Akron, Ohio
Status: Completed in 2007
Architect: Coop Himmelb(l)au
Structural Engineer: B + G Ingenieure
Mechanical Engineer: IBE Consulting Engineers

AE Interests: Large Cantilevers across two of the main masses, building designed to create microclimates for more efficient heating and cooling

Articles: 1
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New U.S. Embassy – London, U.K.

Posted in Proposed Design by Michael Cobb on August 26, 2011

  

Building: New U.S. Embassy
Location: London, United Kingdom
Status: Designed 2009-2010, construction will be completed by 2017
Architect: Kieran Timberlake
Sustainability and MEP: Arup
Structural Engineering: Weidlinger Associates
AE Interest: Targeted to be both BREEAM Outstanding and LEED Platinum, thin PV films in the facade
More information: [1] , [2]

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