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Changchun Community Sports Complex – Changchun, China

Posted in Built by Rahul Karuturi on February 5, 2023

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Building: Changchun Community Sports Complex
Location: Changchun, China
Architects: GBBN
General Contractor: Jilin Galaxy Construction
Landscape: PDS Landscaping
Client: Vanke Co.
Area: 25,800 ft²
Completion: 2021

AE Interests: Design of the sports complex reflects the site’s power plant history – simple rectangle, sawtooth roof smokestack, nod to power (represented through light). Perforated metal panels, terracotta panels with lights reflecting through the perforations.

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Saїd Business School, Oxford University – Oxford, U.K.

Posted in Built by Rahul Karuturi on November 16, 2022

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Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
Phase 1 Completed: 2001
Phase 2 Completed: 2012
Architect: Dixon Jones Architects
Client: University of Oxford
Structural engineer: Alan Baxter and Associates
M&E consultant: Hurley Palmer Flatt
Quantity surveyor: Gleeds
Acoustic engineer: Sandy Brown Associates
Landscape consultant: Grontmij
Interior design: Nina Campbell
Catering consultant: Coverpoint Foodservice
Project manager: Oxford University Estates
Project manager: Gardiner & Theobald
CDM coordinator: HCD Management
Approved Building Control Officer: HCD Building Control
Main contractor: Chalegrove Properties

AE Interests: The two phases of this building reference classical and traditional features with elements such as a copper-clad ziggurat tower. The first phase of the building contains impressive noise reduction features given the high density of large capacity lecture halls. The second phase of the project matches the finish styles of its predecessor.

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