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Abenobashi Terminal Building – Osaka, Japan

Posted in Built by rylanstclair on February 24, 2021

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Building: Abenobashi Terminal Building
Location: Abeno-ku, Osaka, Japan
Address: 1-1-43 Abenosuji, Abeno-ku, Osaka, Japan
Architect:  César Pelli & Associates
Engineers: Takenaka Corporation, Obayashi Corporation
General Contractors:  Takenaka Corporation, Okumura Corporation, Obayashi Corporation, Dai Nippon Construction
Completed: March 2014
Floor Area: 28,700 m^2
Floors: 65
Building Height: 300 m
Cost: $718 million

AE Interests: Tallest skyscraper in Japan, multi-use, consists of two additional annexes along with the high rise, is the alternative station building for the train route, names after the Japanese word for “to clear, to brighten”, underground levels

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Boolean Birdhouse – Yangmingshan National Park, Taiwan

Posted in Built by rylanstclair on February 24, 2021

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Building: Boolean Birdhouse
Location: Taiwan
Address: Yangmingshan National Park, Taiwan
Architect: Phoebe Says Wow Architects, Shihhwa Hung
Structural Engineer: woodartworkteam藝創木構
General Engineer: Beyond Space Technology Co., Ltd
Contractor: woodartworkteam藝創木構
Client: Parks and Street Lights Office, Taipei City Government
Completed: 2020
Floor Area: 80 m^2
Cost: $50K-100K
Awards: Master Prize 2020

AE Interests: multiple wooden units, lumber, large open space with projectors, inside meant to create ambiance and feeling, multicolored wood, nature and surrounded by wildlife and greenery, small scale comforting experience

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