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Gando Primary School – Gando, Burkina Faso

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Building Name: Gando Primary School
Location: Gando, Burkina Faso
Architect: Diébédo Francis Kéré
Structural Engineer: Diébédo Francis Kéré
Completion: 2001

AE Interests: Natural ventilation, clay bricks, air convection, raised roof for improved ventilation, corrugated metal roof, sustainability, local resources, perforated clay

Articles: [1, 2]

Written by sanjivrhk

October 11, 2018 at 12:02 pm

Posted in Built

Casa Milà – Barcelona, Spain

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Building Name: Casa Milà
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Architect: Antoni Gaudí
Structural Engineer: Antoni Gaudí
Completion: 1910

AE Interests: Organic architecture, nonlinear form, natural ventilation, concrete-steel construction, masonry arches, curved iron beams, curtain façade, first residential garage.

Articles: [1, 2, 3]

Written by sanjivrhk

October 11, 2018 at 12:01 pm

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Gamble House – Pasadena, California

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Building Name: Gamble House
Location: Pasadena, California
Architect: Greene & Greene
Completion Date: 1908

AE Interests: Exposed wooden structure, Japanese architectural influence, Arts and Crafts architecture, earthquake technology with panel connections

Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4]

Written by sanjivrhk

October 11, 2018 at 11:59 am

Posted in Built