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Feldman-Horn Center for the Arts, Harvard Westlake School, Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Posted in Built by Troy Thompson on January 27, 2010

Building: Feldman-Horn Center for the Arts, Harvard Westlake School
Location: Los Angeles, California
Completed: 1998
Architect: Michael Maltzan Architecture
Project Architect: Marmal & Radziner Architecture
Structural Engineer: Decoma Industries

AE Interest: Built around an existing chapel, beautiful courtyard at entry, made of a collection of individual buildings – some meant to frame views and some to create views.
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Peter B. Lewis Building, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.

Posted in Built by Troy Thompson on January 27, 2010

Building: Peter B. Lewis Building, Case Western Reserve University
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Completed: 2002
Architect: Gehry Partners
Construction Manager: Hunt Construction Group, Inc.
Structural Engineer: DeSimone Consulting Encineers, PLLC
Civil Engineer: Euthenics Inc.

AE Interest: Amaking roof structure, natural lighting produces an array of colors as it bouces down the white walls, and air-conditioning and heating enter the building throughthin slits rather than the average ducts.

University of Minnesota Gateway Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.

Posted in Built by Troy Thompson on January 27, 2010

Building: University of Minnesota Gateway Center
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Completed: 2000
Architect: Antoine Predock
Architect of Record: LHB Engineers

AE Interest: Granite and copper façade, use of recycled laytex paint and multiple other recycled products, allows sun light to flood into large open gathering spaces.

L.A. Design Center, Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Posted in Built by Troy Thompson on January 27, 2010

Building: L.A. Design Center
Location: Los Angeles, California
Completed: 2003
Architect: John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects
General Contractor: Steve Forbes, Brunswick Builders
Structural Engineers: Mackintosh and Mackintosh
Landscape Architect: Michael Schneider, Orange Street Studio

AE Interests: Blends well with the surrounding neighborhood because of layers of textured materials, excellent use of parking area as a social center of the project.
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Yorkin House, Malibu, California, U.S.

Posted in Built by Troy Thompson on January 27, 2010

Building: Yorkin House
Location: Malibu, California
Completed: 1999
Architect: Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners
Lighting Consultant: Neal Matsuno

AE Interests: Opens only to indirect light and huge light filled spaces to an exterior courtyard overlooking the beach. Entry to the building is through a courtyard of native grass.

Bergamot Artists Lofts – Santa Monica, California, U.S.

Posted in Built by Troy Thompson on January 27, 2010

Building: Bergamot Artists Lofts
Location: Santa Monica, California
Completed: 1999
Architect: Pugh + Scarpa Architects
Engineer: Gwynne Pugh
General Contractor: Pegan Construction

AE Interests: Both facades are excellent displays of geometry, blends well with challenging surroundings, great use of corrugated metal, steel, and glass.

Colorado Court, Santa Monica, California, U.S.

Posted in Built by Troy Thompson on January 27, 2010

Building: Colorado Court
Location: Santa Monica, California
Completed: 2002
Architect: Pugh + Scarpa Kodama
Energy Efficiency consultant: Helios International
General Contractor: Ruiz Brothers Construction Co.

AE Interests: First Building in the nation to be 100% energy neutral, and also the first in the nation to receive a LEED “Gold” rating. Passive Solar Design Strategy and natural gas powered heat recovery system.

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Posted in Built by Troy Thompson on January 27, 2010

Building: Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
Location: 555 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Completed: 2002
Design Architect: Jose Rafael Moneo
Executive Architect: Leo A Daly
General Contractor: Morley Construction
Structural Engineer: Nabih Youssef Associates
Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Engineer: ARUP Partners.

AE Interests: Modern Architecture, capacity of about 3000 people, built to withstand an earthquake of magnitude 8.4 on the Richter scale, and entire building sits on base isolators.

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Wexner Center for the Arts-Columbus, OH

Posted in Built by Troy Thompson on August 31, 2009

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Building: Wexner Center for the Arts
Location: 1871 N High St, Columbus, OH
Completed: 1989
Project Architect: Trott and Bean Architects
Design Architect: Eisenman/Robertson Architects
Project Captain: Heretta, Thomas
Landscape Architect: Laurie Olin

AE Interests: large metal grid meant to suggest scaffolding
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Field of Stelae-Berlin, Germany

Posted in Built by Troy Thompson on August 31, 2009

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Building: Field of Stelae
Location: Berlin, Germany
Completed: 2005
Architect: Peter Eisenman
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold

AE Interests: entirely underground museum, emotional artistic façade
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Belgo Zuid-London, U.K.

Posted in Built by Troy Thompson on August 30, 2009

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Building: Belgo Zuid
Location: London, UK
Completion: 1999
Architect: F.O.A.
Structural Engineer: Adams Kara Taylor
Services Engineer: John Bradley Associates

AE Interests: Design style inspired by food items made in restaurant, multiple design styles implemented to allow for more natural lighting.
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Meydan Retail Complex and Multiplex-Istanbul, Turkey

Posted in Built by Troy Thompson on August 30, 2009

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Building: Meydan Retail Complex and Multiplex
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Completed: 2007
Architect: F.O.A.

AE Interest: Underground parking, roof is covered with gardens and extensive vegetation
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Bluemoon Hotel- Groningen, The Netherlands

Posted in Built by Troy Thompson on August 30, 2009

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Building: Bluemoon Hotel
Location: Groningen, The Netherlands
Completed: 2001
Architect: F.O.A.
Architect of Record: Artes

AE Interests: Repetitive pattern of aluminum openable panels.
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Municipal Police Headquarters-La Villajoyosa, Spain

Posted in Built by Troy Thompson on August 30, 2009

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Building: Municipal Police Headquarters
Location: La Villajoyosa, Spain
Completed: 2004
Architect: F.O.A.
Architect of Record: Antonio Marquerie
Structural Engineer: NB35
Service Engineer: Angel Garrido

AE Interests: Compact design style, building designed to split into three job specific bands, skylights used for natural lighting.
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South East Coastal Park-Barcelona, Spain

Posted in Built by Troy Thompson on August 30, 2009

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Building: South East Coastal Park
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Completed: 2004
Architect: Foreign Office Architects
Structural Engineer: Obiol, Moya y Asociados SL
Project Manager: Europrincipia
Constructor: Corsan-Corviam
Landscape Architect: Teresa Gail

AE Interests: Designed to control the view, certain areas protected from the prevailing south wind.
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Articles: [1, 2, 3]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

D38 Zona Franca – Barcelona, Spain

Posted in Built by Troy Thompson on August 30, 2009

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Building: D38 Zona Franca
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Completed: 2011
Building 1 Architect: Arata Isozaki architects
Building 2 Architects: Foreign Office Architects
Structural Engineer: BOMA S.L.(Brufau, Obiol, Moya y Asociados)
Landscape Engineer: Arquitectura Agronomia, Teresa Gali
Contractor: Edifica SL

AE Interests: Structural design allows building to be suspended like a cantilever in areas
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Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4]

Videos: [1]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

University of Phoenix Stadium-Glendale, Arizona, U.S.

Posted in Built by Troy Thompson on August 30, 2009

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Building: University of Phoenix Stadium
Location: Glendale, Arizona
Completed: 2006
Architect: Peter Eisenman and HOK Sport
Project Architects: Richard Rosson and Jeff Spear
Project Designers: Marta Caldeira, Pablo Lorenzo-Eiroa
Project Manager: Jack Boyle
Roof Engineer: Walter P. Moore
Structural Engineer: TLCP Structural
Civil Engineers: Evans, Kuhn and Associates, and MX Sports Engineers, Inc.

AE Interests: moveable football field, exterior shape modeled after a barrel cactus, fully retractable roof.
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Articles: [1, 2, 3]

Videos: [1, 2, 3]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

Aronoff Center for Design and Art-Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.

Posted in Built by Troy Thompson on August 30, 2009

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Building: Aronoff Center for Design and Art
Location: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
Completed: 1996
Architect: Peter Eisenman
Structural Engineer: Lorenz & Williams

AE Interests: excellent use of geometric forms, interesting shape caused structural challenges.
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Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

Columbus Convention Center-Columbus, Ohio, U.S.

Posted in Built by Troy Thompson on August 30, 2009

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Building: Columbus Convention Center
Location: 400 N High Street, Columbus, OH 43215
Completed: 1993
Architect: Peter Eisenman
Construction manager: Turner/Smoot/Zunt
Structural Engineer: Lorenz & Williams
Civil Engineer: Moody/Nolan
Lighting Engineer: Jules Fisher & Paul Marantz
Acoustical Engineer: Jaffe Acoustics

AE Interests: angled façade, overhead view resembles trains in a train yard.
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Articles: [1, 2, 3]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

City of Culture of Galicia-Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Posted in Under Construction by Troy Thompson on August 28, 2009

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Building: City of Culture of Galicia
Location: Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Date: 1999 – current
Completion planned for 2012
Architect: Peter Eisenman
Project Director: Sandra Hemingway
Structural Engineering: NB 35 SL Ingenieros
Mechanical Engineering: Iturralde y Sagüés Ingenieros / César Martín
General contractor: UTE Arqueología

AE Interests: external façade resembles rolling hills, thousand of custom designed windows, double roof: an inner, waterproof lining and an outer, stone-clad layer that routes heavy rain off the surface and hides roof machinery.
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Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020