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Wetland Museum – Zhangjiakou, China

Posted in Built by Nicole Svetlov on October 12, 2021

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Name: Wetland Museum
Location: Zhangjiakou, China
Architectural Firm: Tenio Architecture and Engineering Co.,Ltd.
Architects: Jun Ren, Nan Jiang, Yingjun Fu, Runbo Guo, Ran Chen, Yang Di
Structural Design :Zhiyong Wang & Lesa Meng
Equipment Engineering: Bing Liu, Jian Chen, Hui Yang
Curtain Wall Design: Gasun Construction Group
Client: Huailai Forestry Bureau
Construction Year: 2019
Area: 90911.99 sqft(8446 sqm)

AE Interests: low-energy building design, annular floating strategy, self-cycling equipment, prefabrication

3D Printed School – Fianarantsoa, Madagascar

Posted in Built by Nicole Svetlov on September 7, 2021

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Name: 3D Printed School
Location: Fianarantsoa, Madagascar
Architectural Firm: Studio Mortazavi
Architect: Amir Mortazavi
3D Printing: Hyperion Robotics
Client: Thinking Huts
Construction Year: Currently under construction

AE Interests: constructed from 3D printed concrete aggregate, modular design, vertical farms, solar power

Articles: [1, 2]

Video: [1]


Serpentine Pavilion 2021 – London, United Kingdom

Posted in Built by Nicole Svetlov on August 26, 2021

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Name: Serpentine Pavilion 2021
Location: London, United Kingdom (Temporary work)
Architectural Firm: Counterspace
Architect: Sumayya Vally
Project Directors: Hans Ulrich Obrist & Bettina Korek
Project Leader: Julie Burnell
Project Curator: Natalia Grabowska
K-Briq developer: Kenoteq
Construction Year: 2021

AE Interests: Built using K-Briq modules, K-Briq has the highest recycled content of any brick currently available, K-Briq looks like a normal brick but offers better insulation properties, made of reclaimed steel, cork, and timber covered with micro cement

Articles: [1,2,3]

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Amphibious House – United Kingdom

Posted in Built by Nicole Svetlov on July 29, 2021

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Name: Amphibious House
Location: United Kingdom
Architectural firm: Baca Architects
Structural Engineer: Techniker
Hydrological Engineer: HR Wallingfords
Main Contractor: Creative Interior Construction
Size 2421.88 sq ft(225 sq m)
Construction year: 2014

AE Interests: whenever a flood occurs, the entire building rises in the dock and floats, can rise up to 2.5 meters, pipes are flexible so that they may extend in the case of flooding, it has a low center of gravity which is achieved through its concrete basement

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Queen Alia International Airport – Amman, Jordan

Posted in Built by Nicole Svetlov on July 8, 2021


Name: Queen Alia International Airport
Location: Amman, Jordan
Address: Alpha Building, 2nd Floor​ عمّان، 39052, Jordan
Architecture Firm: Foster + Partners
Landscape Architect: Dar Al-Handasah
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold
Electrical Engineer: World of Lights
Acoustics: Rahe Kraft & Sandy Brown
Size: 124,861.36 sq ft (116,000 sq m)
Completed: 2012

Award: Cityscape Architectural Review Awards – Winner Transport category

AE Interests: modular design, the entire structure is made from concrete for environmental control, the roof is composed of a series of domes, some prefabricated elements

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Maraya Concert Hall – Al-Ula, Saudi Arabia

Posted in Built by Nicole Svetlov on July 1, 2021

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Name: Maraya Concert Hall
Location: Al-Ula, Saudi Arabia
Address: Maraya, Al-Ula, Saudi Arabia
Architectural Firm: Gio Forma
Engineering Firm: Black Engineering
Client: RCU royal commission ALULA
Size: 5381.96 sq ft (500 sq m)
Year of Completion: 2018

Award: 2020 AIA Award

AE Interests: Guinness World Record holder for largest mirrored building in the world, completed in only two-and-a-half months, panels are made from UltraMirror, UltraMirror is designed to withstand corrosion and be resistant to chemicals and clouding

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CapitaGreen – Singapore, Singapore

Posted in Built by Nicole Svetlov on June 24, 2021


Name: CapitaGreen
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Address: 138 Market Street, Singapore, Singapore, 048946
Design Architect: Toyo Ito & Associates
Architect of Record: RSP Architects Planners & Engineers (Pte) Ltd
Structural & MEP Engineer: Takenaka Corporation
Client: CapitaLand
Area: 699,654.18 sq ft(65,000 sq m)
Height 803.806 ft(245 m)
Year of Completion: 2014

Award: Platinum Greenmark Rating, Universal Design Mark GoldPlus, Best Tall Building Award for Asia & Australasia Region

AE Interests: A double skin façade with floor-to-ceiling glazing helps to reduce solar heat gain by 26%, 55% of the façade is covered with living plants, rainwater harvesting is used to irrigate the plants, has sky terraces, uses novel, high-strength concrete to support the structure and reduce the overall quantity of material needed, the flora-inspired structure on the top of the CapitaGreen draws in fresh, cool air which will be distributed to the lower floors

Articles: [1, 2, 3]

Video: [1]

SkyVille – Singapore, Singapore

Posted in Built by Nicole Svetlov on June 17, 2021


Name: SkyVille
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Address: 86 Dawson Rd, Singapore 141086
Architectural Firm: WOHA
Civil & Structural Engineer: BECA Carter Hollings & Ferner
Mechanical & Electrical Engineer: Davis Langdon KPK
Main Contractor: Hor Kew Private Limited
Area: 316,372.85 sq.ft (29,392 sq.m)
Year of Completion: 2015

Award: Platinum Greenmark Rating

AE Interests: Sustainable Architecture, equipped with a solar power system on rooftop, utilizes daylighting, has a prefabricated design, jogging track is illuminated with a photovoltaic array(solar power), bordered by bioswale(ditches that collect, convey, and filter rainwater), SkyVille is naturally ventilated.

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EcoArk Pavillion – Taipei, Taiwan

Posted in Built by Nicole Svetlov on May 31, 2021

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Name: EcoArk Pavillion
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
Architect and Structural Engineer: Arthur Huang
Architectural Firm: Miniwiz Sustainable Energy Development Ltd
Client: Taipei Expo Park
Size: 345,600 sq.ft (six football fields)
Year of Completion: 2010

Award: The Earth Award 2010 Product Category

AE Interests: The EcoArk is the first fully functional and public structure made of Polli-Brick, is a steel structure covered with Polli-Brick panels, uses Miniwiz’s Polli-Brick Cladding System, it is estimated that the Polli-Brick assembly costs 1/4 of conventional systems, weighs 50% less than a conventional building, Polli-Brick Panels have an insulation value of R-12, 1.5 million recycled PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) bottles were used in the creation of the panels, low carbon footprint, designed to be disassembled and reassembled, utilizes water collected from rainstorms with an exterior waterfall

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3D Printed Urban Cabin – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Posted in Built by Nicole Svetlov on May 24, 2021

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Name: 3D Printed Urban Cabin
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Architect: DUS Architects
Contractor: Aectual
3D Printing: Aectual
Print Material Development: Henkel & Aectual
Size: 86.111 sq.ft.(8 sq.m.)
Year of Completion: 2015

AE Interests: Structural Optimization, Smart solutions for insulation and material consumption, is made out of a biodegradable plastic material that can be shredded and reused

Articles: [1, 2]


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