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New Maritime Museum and Exploratorium

Posted in Built by Trevor Greenberg on September 10, 2014

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Building Name: New Maritime Museum and Exploratorium
Location: Porsgrunn, Norway
Architects: COBE Architects and Transform Architects
Structural Engineer: Sweco
Year Completed: 2013

AE Interests: Aluminum facade holds building together, reflects light and color from mountains, scaly surface due to aluminum shingles

Other Notes: Received Porsgrunn Municipality’s building practice prize 2013


Underwater Museum of Egypt

Posted in Under Construction by Trevor Greenberg on September 9, 2014

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Building Name: Underwater Museum of Egypt
Location: Alexandria, Egypt
Architect: Jacques Rougerie
Structural Engineer: Jacques Rougerie (Engineering Design)
Year Completed: Under Construction since 2010

AE Interests: First Underwater Museum of Egypt, four large structures shaped like sailboats, sixteen to twenty feet deep, underwater tunnels made of fiberglass.


Library in Anzin

Posted in Built by Trevor Greenberg on September 9, 2014

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Building Name: Library in Anzin
Location: Anzin, France
Main Architect: Dominique Coulon
Design Team: Steve Letho Duclos and Sarah Brebbia
Structural Engineer: Philippe Clément, BATISERF
Year Completed: 2010

AE Interests: Wrapped in slices of concrete, contains many examples of triangular geometry, covered with large white veils that reflect light, looks like origami.

Bishan Public Library

Posted in Built by Trevor Greenberg on September 9, 2014

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Building Name: Bishan Public Library
Location: Singapore
Architect: LOOK Architects
Structural Engineer: Meinhardt (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Year Completed: 2006

AE Interests: Concrete Structure, floor slabs minimize use of columns, skylights and colored-glass filter daylight into many colors.

Other Interesting Info: Main faςade contains cubical pods above street, large atrium connects all floors to spark conversation.

Imperial War Museum – Manchester, England, U.K.

Posted in Built by Trevor Greenberg on September 9, 2014

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Building Name: Imperial War Museum
Location: Manchester, U.K.
Architect: Foster and Partners
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold
Interiors: Casson Mann
Year Completed: 2014

AE Interests: Connected with surrounding park, barrel vaulted roof, aircraft held by concrete fins that widen at the top.

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