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Canning Town Underground Station – London, England, U.K.

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Building: Canning Town Underground Station
Location: London, England
Completed: 1997
Architect: John McAsian + Partners
Multi-disciplinary Engineer : WSP
Cost Consultant : EC Harris
Access Consultant : David Bonnett
Contractor : Simons Interiors London
Client: London Underground Ltd

AE Interests: Post-tensioned precast concrete viaduct

Written by nickwilliams2009

January 26, 2010 at 3:17 pm

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Royal Academy of Music – London, England, U.K.

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Building: Royal Academy of Music
Location: London, England
Completed: 2002
Architect: John McAsian + Partners
Project Manager : Davis Langdon Management
Multi-disciplinary Engineer : Oscar Faber
Cost Consultant : Gardiner & Theobald
Museum Design Consultant : Ralph Appelbaum Associates
Acoustics Consultant : Sandy Brown Associates
Access Consultant : David Bonnett
Contractor : Simons Interiors London
Client: Royal Academy of Music
Contract value: £6 m

AE Interests: Barrel-vaulted concert hall

Written by nickwilliams2009

January 26, 2010 at 3:04 pm

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Millbank Millennium Peir – London, England, U.K.

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Building: Millbank Millennium Pier
Location: London, England
Completed: 2003
Architect: Marks Barfiend Architects
Client: London River Services
Contractor: Mowlem
Steel Fabrication: River and Marine
Electrical and Lighting: Phillipsons

AE Interests: Structural design to account for tide, current, and accessibility

Written by nickwilliams2009

January 26, 2010 at 2:45 pm

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Crystal Cathedral International Center for Possibility Thinking – Garden Grove, California, U.S.

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CCICPT

Building: Crystal Cathedral International Center for Possibility Thinking
Location: Garden Grove, California
Completed: 2003
Architect: Richard Meier and Partners Architects LLP
Structural Engineer: Syska Hennessy Group

AE Interests: Made energy efficient by high performance glazing, automated day light controls, high efficiency lighting, and energy efficient HVAC systems
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Written by nickwilliams2009

September 1, 2009 at 12:20 pm

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Former Swissair North American Headquarters Building – Melville, New York, U.S.

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swissair00

Building: Former Swissair North American Headquarters Building
Location: Melville, New York
Completed: 1995
Architect: Richard Meier and Partners Architects LLP
Structural Engineer: Ove Arup and Partners

AE Interests: Prefabricated slab and cast-in-place concrete columns for more economic design
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Written by nickwilliams2009

September 1, 2009 at 12:05 pm

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Sandra Day O’Connor U.S. Courthouse – Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.

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phx

Building: Sandra Day O’Connor U.S. Courthouse
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Completed: 2000
Architect: Richard Meier and Partners Architects LLP
Structural Engineer: Ove Arup and Partners

AE Interests: Passive cooling system employed to keep massive atrium manageable
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Written by nickwilliams2009

September 1, 2009 at 12:55 am

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Museum of Television and Radio – Beverly Hills, California, U.S.

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TVRADIOMUSEUM

Building: Museum of Television and Radio
Location: Beverly Hills, California
Completed: 1996
Architect: Richard Meier and Partners Architects LLP
Structural Engineer: Robert Engelkirk, Inc.
Contractor: Peck/Jones Construction

AE Interests: Lighting and material achieve low-light facility while maintaining a sense of transparency
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Written by nickwilliams2009

September 1, 2009 at 12:11 am

Posted in Built