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RÉN(People’s Building)- Shanghai, China

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Building: RÉN (People’s Building)
Location: Shanghai, China
Architects: Bjarke Ingels Group and JDS Architects
Year: 2010 (IDEA)
Structural: ARUP

AE Interests: 2010 Shanghai Expo, two buildings merging into one, the first building emerging from water, the second building emerging from land, sport&hotel and conference center, large curved plaza, continuous recreational public space along the river,

Articles: [1 , 2]

Written by Nadine Lu

March 12, 2020 at 11:00 am

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Panda House – Copenhagen, Denmark

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Building: Panda House at the Copenhagen Zoo
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Architects: Bjarke Ingels Group
Year: 2019
Consultants: MOE Consulting Engineers
Landscape: Schønherr Landscape Architects

AE Interests: unique solitary nature of design, relocation of giant pandas Mao Sun and Xing Er from Chengdu, resemblance of the natural habitat of pandas, protection of one of the rarest mammals, ground floor for dining, second floor for native Nordic plants and bamboo forest, total flexibility for two giant pandas to find shades and sun, water and foliage

Articles: [1 , 2]

Written by Nadine Lu

March 12, 2020 at 11:00 am

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Lucas Museum of Narrative Art – Chicago, USA

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Building: Lucas Museum of Narrative Art
Location: Chicago, USA
Architects: MAD Architects
Year: 2019 
Construction: VOA Associates
Landscape: Studio Gang Architects

AE Interests: Combination of theatre, gallery and education spaces, relationship between nature and urban environment, a place of education, culture and inspiration, futuristic and timeless design, 360 observation desk, architectural form mirrors the objective of the art inside, storytelling experience

Articles: [1 , 2]

 

 

Written by Nadine Lu

March 12, 2020 at 10:59 am

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Beijing Daxing International Airport – Beijing, China

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大兴国际  大兴skeleton 大兴国际interior

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Building: Beijing Daxing International Airport

Location: Beijing, China

Completed: 2019

Architect: Zaha Hadid ArchitectsADP Ingénierie and Beijing Institute of Architectural Design (BIAD)

Structural and Fire Engineer: Arup

Facade Engineer: Buro Happold Engineering

AE Interests: Largest airport worldwide, utility, energy efficient, sustainability, Chinese traditional values

Articles: [1], [2]

 

 

 

Written by Nadine Lu

November 5, 2019 at 1:38 pm

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China Entrepreneur Forum Conference Centre – Yabuli, China

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YABULI OVERVIEWYABULI走廊   YABULI INTERIOR

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Building: China Entrepreneur Forum Conference Centre

Location: Yabuli, China

Expected Time of Completion: 2020

Architect: MAD Architects

Construction Engineer: China Construction Third Engineering Bureau Co., Ltd.

Facade consultant: Shanghai Kighton Facade Consultants.Co

Landscape architect: BJF International Design

AE Interests: motives behind design, integrated natural elements, centre skylight

Articles: [1], [2]

 

 

 

Written by Nadine Lu

November 5, 2019 at 1:38 pm

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National Speed Skating Oval – Beijing, China

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OVAL TOPOVAL 全图   OVAL Interior

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Building: National Speed Skating Oval

Location: Beijing, China

Expected Time of Completion: 2021

Architect: Populous

Structural Engineer: Beijing Urban Construction Group Co.,Ltd.

AE Interests: green building, sustainability, façade resemblance design, light strands

Articles: [1], [2]

 

 

 

Written by Nadine Lu

November 5, 2019 at 1:37 pm

Posted in Built