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Diamond Island Community Center – Saigon, Vietnam

Posted in Built by Tiffany Tran on March 20, 2023

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Building: Diamond Island Community Center
Location: Saigon / Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Area: 1450m2
Date of Completion: 08/2015
Client: Binh Thien An JSC
Principal Architect: Vo Trong Nghia
Design Team: Le Thi Anh Huyen
Contractor: Wind and Water House JSC

AE Interests: Use of bamboo as a construction material, prefabricated structural units for ease of assembly, sustainability in natural ventilation and passive cooling system

Articles: [1, 2, 3]


New Synagogue – Dresden, Germany

Posted in Built by Tiffany Tran on October 5, 2022

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Name: New Synagogue
Location: Dresden, Germany
Architect: Wandel Hoefer Lorch + Hirsch
Structural Engineer: Schweitzer Ingenieure
Acoustical Engineer: Zibell Willner & Partners
Lighting Designers: Wilms GmbH
Client: Jewish Community, Dresden
Completed: 2001

AE Interests: Built on the same site as the Semper Synagogue, which was designed by Gottfried Semper and consequently destroyed in 1938 during the Night of Broken Glass. Exhibits the polarity of stability and fragility through material dualism with an exterior structure of precast concrete and an interior structure of metallic, brass textile. Stone structure employs a curvilinear form that twists to the Jerusalem, the direction for prayer in Judaism.

Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4]


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