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Berliner Philharmonie – Berlin, Germany

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Building Name: Berliner Philharmonie
Location: Berlin, Germany
Date: 1956-1963
Architect: Hans Scharoun
Acoustics Engineer: Lothar Cremer ; Hans Scharoun

AEInterest: organic and futuristic aesthetic; vineyard style seating arrangement; expressionist architecture

Articles: [1 , 2 , 3]

 

 

Written by Michael Gonzales

October 8, 2018 at 11:29 am

Posted in Built

Rusakov Workers’ Club – Moscow, Russia

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Building Name: Rusakov Worker’s Club
Location: Moscow, Russia
Date: 1928
Architect: Konstantin Melnikov
Structural Engineer: Konstantin Melnikov ;

AEInterest: Mixed Construction of reinforced concrete frame with load bearing brick;
example of constructivist architecture ; cantilevered seating sections

Articles: [1 , 2]

Videos: [1]

Written by Michael Gonzales

October 8, 2018 at 11:29 am

Posted in Built

Musée de la Romanité de Nîmes – Nimes, France

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romanite inside  nimes facade1  nimes facade
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Building Name: Musée de la Romanité de Nîmes
Location: Nimes, France
Date: 2018 (opened june 2)
Architect: 2Portzamparc – Elizabeth de Portzamparc
Associate Architect: A+ Architecture
Structural Engineer: Sarl Andre Verdier
Acoustics Engineer: Gamba Acoustique
Facade Engineer: RFR Engineers

AEInterest: glass plate facade; mixture of waxed concrete, aluminium, glass and wood;  7,000 angled silk screened glass tiles;

Articles: [1 , 2]

Videos: [1]

Written by Michael Gonzales

October 8, 2018 at 11:29 am

Posted in Built