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‘Pierre Bottero’ Media Library and Park – Pélissanne, France

Posted in Built by Rachel Dwyer on April 7, 2021

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Building: ‘Pierre Bottero’ Media Library and Park
Location: Pélissanne, France

Project Management: Dominique Coulon & associés
Architects: Dominique Coulon, Jean Scherer
Demolition and Modeling: COSEPI France
Structural Engineer: Batiserf Ingénierie
Mechanical and Electrical Engineering: BET G. Jost
Cost Control and Monitoring: E3 Economie
Landscape: Bruno Kubler
Acoustician: Euro Sound Project
Roads and Utilities: Lollier Ingénierie
Construction: 2017-2020
Cost: €3,336,000, or US $4,048,000

AE Interests: Preserves historic landscape and building, merges indoor with outdoor, immense natural light, blends old and new materials seamlessly


Awards: 2020 Architecture Masterprize Winner in Cultural Architecture

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Solstice on the Park – Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Built by Rachel Dwyer on April 7, 2021

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Building: Solstice on the Park
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Address: 1616 East 56th Street

Design Architect: Studio Gang Architects
Architect of Record: Studio Gang Architects
Structural Engineer: ARUP
General Contractor: Linn-Mathes, Inc.
MEP Engineer: WMA Consulting Engineers (Salas O’Brien)
Concrete Contractor: Adjustable Forms, Inc.
Mechanical/Plumbing Contractor: Ewing Doherty
Facade Material Developer: Rieder

Height: 87.3m (286.3 ft)
Completed: 2018

Energy Label: Green Globes Certified

AE Interests:  Constructed using Design-Build construction method, concrete structure, makes use of “solar carving” – a technique that explicitly shapes the building to respond to the solar patterns of its geographic location, exterior clad in low-energy natural glass-fiber reinforced concrete panels


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