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Buhais Geology Park Interpretive Center – Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Posted in Built by tessac123 on April 27, 2021

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Building: The Buhais Geology Park Interpretive Center

Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates 

Construction (time): Finished 2020

Architect : Hopkins Architects 

Structural Engineer: eConstruct

M&E Engineer: GAJ

Acoustic Consultant: Design Confidence 

Main Contractor: Hardco Building Contracting 

Specialist Contractor: MARF Steel 

Exhibition Design: Ralph Applebaum Associates 

Manufacturers: Interface, Jotun, Knauf, Rak ceramics, Abood Saeed Mubarak, Akinco, Al Rathath Insulation, Composure, El Barza, Exceed Precast, ID360, Jenmars Group, MARF Steel, Motive Industries, Powerline Materials Est., Regions Trading, Solera LLC

AE Interest: Made of 5 interconnect pods that very in size, pod design influenced by local fossils, includes an immersive theatre, a cafe, gift shop, and exhibition areas, the pods do not disrupt the geology or terrain below by using prefabricated concrete structures, A place for visitors and researchers to examine local fossils and rocks. 

Awards: Building of the Year 2021 Nominee, MasterPrize 2020

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Cadre City Plaza – Guangzhou, China

Posted in Built by tessac123 on April 27, 2021

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Building: Cadre City Plaza

Location: Guangzhou, China

Architect : Nikken Sekkei LTD, Guangzhou Design Institute, Atkins

Structural Engineer: Atkins

MEP Engineer: Atkins 

Landscape Architecture and site sustainability: Atkins

Urban Design team: Atkins

Construction (time): 2016 – 2021

Building height: West Tower (260m), East Tower (182m)

AE Interest: Train station on the first four levels, two towers with office, retail, hotel, and residential space, façade design influenced by rock strata

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