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International Commerce Center – Kowloon, HongKong

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Building: international commerce center                                                                                                Location: Kowloon, Hongkong, China                                                                                                      Completion: 2010                                                                                                                                    Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (design) Belt Collins & Associates (landscape) Wong & Ouyang (HK) Ltd.                                                                                                                                                                  Developer: Sun Hung Kai Properties                                                                                                        Structural engineer: Arup                                                                                                                               Main contractor: Sanfield Building Contractors Limited

AE interests: 118(112)-story building, 484m (1588ft), in 2010, it was the 4th tallest building in the world. In 2018, it is the world’s 11th tallest building by height and world’s fifth tallest building by the number of floors.

The main structural skeleton of the tower is formed from a high modulus, concrete inner core wall, steel and pre-stressed concrete outrigger structures and eight mega columns on the perimeter.

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Written by Yiwei Huang

October 15, 2018 at 11:00 am

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Whitney Museum – Manhattan, New York, USA

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Building name: Whitney Museum                                                                                                           Architect: Marcel Breuer, Hamilton P. Smith                                                                                            Location: Manhattan, New York, United State                                                                                          Completion: 1966

AE Interest:  staircase- form. Upside-down windows on the exterior. large and distinguishable open gallery spaces with suspended precast concrete grid ceilings, which are detailed to receive movable wall panels and flexible lights.

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Written by Yiwei Huang

October 15, 2018 at 11:00 am

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Woodland Cemetery – Sockenvägen, Stockholm, Sweden

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Building: Woodland Cemetery                                                                                                                  Architect(s): Gunnar Asplund, Sigurd Lewerentz                                                                                      Location: Sockenvägen, Stockholm, Sweden                                                                                            Completion: 1940

AE Interest: It expresses on a large scale the design aspirations that characterized Swedish architecture before and after World War II, from Nordic Classicism to mature functionalism.

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Written by Yiwei Huang

October 15, 2018 at 11:00 am

Posted in Built