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Auditorio de Tenerife – Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

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Building: Auditorio de Tenerife
Location: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Structural Engineer: Calatrava
Formwork Engineer: PERI Group
Completion: 2003

AE Interests: slender concrete components; 100-m cantilevered wing roof; steel skeleton; reinforced concrete shell; organic sculpture; music auditorium; defy the laws of gravity; expressionist

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Written by Troy Marasigan

October 24, 2018 at 9:02 am

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Gallaratese II Apartments – Milan, Italy

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Building: Gallaratese II Apartments
Location: Milan, Italy
Architects: Aldo Rossi and Carlo Aymonino
Completion: 1974

AE Interests: simple architecture; colonnades; balconies; oversized cylindrical columns; Roman influence; “architectural forms and ideas developed in the past should be pursued”; microcosmic community; utopian urban ideology

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Written by Troy Marasigan

October 24, 2018 at 9:01 am

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The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library – New Haven, Connecticut

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Building: The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Location: Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Architect: Gordon Bunshaft of SOM
Structural Engineer: Paul Weidlinger of Weidlinger Associates, Inc.
Mechanical Engineer: Jaros, Baum, & Bolles
General Contractor: George A. Fuller Construction Company
Completion: 1963

AE Interests: modernist; marble facade; glass book tower; Vermont granite; concrete piers, prefabricated steel trusses

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Written by Troy Marasigan

October 24, 2018 at 9:00 am

Posted in Built