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House Zero – Austin, Texas

Posted in Built by Noel Yi on February 7, 2023

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Building: House Zero
Location: Austin, Texas
Completed: 2022
Cost: $450,000
Area: 186 m^2(2,000 ft^2)

Architect: Lake Flato
Structural Engineers: WJE
Construction: ICON
MEP: Integral Group
Landscape Architect: Word + Carr
Lighting Design Consultant: Studio Lumina

AE Interests: Sustainability, use of 3D printing and how it can evolve more, new material lavacrete that lets 3D printing be utilized to the fullest, the movement for buildings to be net-zero in energy use.

Articles: [1, 2, 3]


Louvre Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi, UAE

Posted in Built by Noel Yi on December 13, 2022

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Building: Louvre Abu Dhabi

Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Started: 2007
Completed: 2017
Cost: $1.4 billion
Area: 24,000 m^2(260,000 ft^2)
Architect: Jean Nouvel
Supervising Architect: KEO International Consultants
Structural Engineers: Buro Happold
Geotechnical Engineers: Buro Happold
Water Engineers: Buro Happold
Construction: Bauer Group
Acoustics: Studio DAP

AE Interests: dealing with flooding when open to the sea, having to figure out the path of the sun and manage geometry to manipulate light, dealing with unique structural systems, passive cooling where there aren’t clear walls

Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]


*Original Post by Marcus Allen on August 31, 2009

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