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V&A Dundee – Dundee, Scotland

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Building Name: V&A Dundee
Location: Dundee, Scotland
Architect: Kengo Kuma
Structural Engineer: Arup
Fire Engineer: Arup
Facade Engineer: Arup
Building Services Engineer: Arup
Maritime Engineer: Arup
Contractor: BAM Construction
Completion: 2018

AE Interests: Inclined concrete shell walls, reconstituted stone facade, precast cladding panels, parametric modeling, glazed curtain walls, sea-proofing, sustainable building, geothermal energy, natural ventilation, daylighting

Articles: [1,2]

Videos: [1,2]

Written by Taryn Cook

September 28, 2018 at 12:57 pm

Posted in Built

New National Gallery – Berlin, Germany

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Building Name: Neue Nationalgalerie (New National Gallery)
Location: Berlin, Germany
Architect: Mies van der Rohe
Construction (Bauherr): Stiftung Preuss Kulturbesitz
Completion: 1968

AE Interests: cantilever roof, structural steel, modernism, glazed pavilion, natural lighting, floating roof

Articles: [1, 2, 3]

Videos: [1]

Written by Taryn Cook

September 28, 2018 at 12:57 pm

Posted in Built

Frederick C. Robie House – Chicago, Illinois

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Building Name: Frederick C. Robie House
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
Builder: H. B. Barnard Company
Completion: 1910

AE Interests: prairie school, double-wythe masonry, iron-spotted Roman brick, cantilever roof, structural steel

Articles: [1]

Written by Taryn Cook

September 28, 2018 at 12:57 pm

Posted in Built