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Uijae Museum of Korean Art – Un Lim-Dong, South Korea

Posted in Built by Zahra Bhora on January 24, 2010

Building: Uijae Museum of Korean Art
Location: Un Lim-Dong, Gwangju, South Korea
Completion:  2001
Architect:  Kim Jong Kyu, M.A.R.U. with Joh Sung Yong
Client:  Uijae Foundation

AE Interests:  Floating walkway; adjusts to site with many levels; facade includes timber cladding, translucent glass, blocks of flat stone; contrast between modern/traditional and natural/man made

Ilsan Residence 5 – Ilsan, South Korea

Posted in Built by Zahra Bhora on January 24, 2010

Building:  Ilsan Residence 5
Location: Ilsan, South Korea
Completion:  2003
Architect:  Jae Yong Lim
Client:  Dong Yeol Yoo

AE Interests:  Irregular and twisting masonry structure, cantilevered forms

Cafe en Rose – Yangp’yeong, South Korea

Posted in Built by Zahra Bhora on January 24, 2010

Building:  Cafe en Rose
Location:  Yangp’yeong, South Korea
Completion:  1998
Architect:  Keunwoo Cheon
Client:  Kangchul Lee

AE Interests:  External timber decking, raised on piloti, curved H beam forms spine 30 m long

Aomori Contemporary Art Centre – Aomori, Japan

Posted in Built by Zahra Bhora on January 24, 2010

Building:  Aomori Contemporary Art Centre
Location:  Aomori, Aomori Prefecture, Japan
Completion:  2001
Architect:  Tadao Ando Architect & Associates
Client:  Aomori City
Structural Engineer:  Kanebako Structural Engineers (Yoshiharu Kanebako, Sota Mato)
MEP:  P.T.Morimura & Associates, Ltd. (Yukimasa Suzuki, Masahiro Sekiguchi)
General Contractor:  Takenaka Corporation and Yamaguchi Corporation Construction

AE Interests:  Open air stage, exposed concrete structure, “invisible construction”, incorporates geographical features, such as the abundant ups and downs of the terrain, into the design

Hakuou High School – Wakayanagi, Japan

Posted in Built by Zahra Bhora on January 24, 2010

Building:  Hakuou High School
Location:  Wakayanagi, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan
Completion:  2001
Architect:  Kazuhiro Kojima and Mitsumasa Sampei/ C+A Associate Architects
Client:  Miyagi Prefecture
Structural Engineer:  Oak Structural Design Office
Mechanical Engineer:  Scientific Air-Conditioning Institute
General Contractor:  JV of Hazama, Hashimoto, and Watanabe; JV of Nihon, Ueda, and Onodera

AE Interests:  “flexible learning spaces” (multi use), solar panels, precast and prestressed concrete to reduce need of structural walls, daylighting, louvred windows

Fukushima Gender Equality Centre – Nihonmatsu, Japan

Posted in Built by Zahra Bhora on January 24, 2010

Building:  Fukushima Gender Equality Centre
Location:  Nihonmatsu, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
Completion:  2000
Architect:  Maki and Associates
Client:  Fukushima Prefecture
Structural Engineer:  Hanawa Structural Engineers
Mechanical/Electrical Engineer:  Sogo Consultants

AE Interests:  brick foundation set into the hillside, reinforced concrete and steel structure, louver-clad structure floats above base, building has core (3-level public space)

Sendai Mediatheque – Sendai, Japan

Posted in Built by Zahra Bhora on January 24, 2010

Building:  Sendai Mediatheque
Location:  Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan
Completion:  2001
Architect:  Toyo Ito & Associates
Client:  City of Sendai
Interior Architects:  Kazuyo Sejima, Karim Rashid, Ross Lovegrove, K. T. Architecture
Structural Engineer:  Sasaki and Partners

AE Interests:  3 elements = plate, tube, transparent skin, 7 steel decks on 13 hollow columns (one at each corner for support and 9 carrying ducts

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Fukushima Lagoon Museum – Toyosaka, Japan

Posted in Built by Zahra Bhora on January 24, 2010

Building:  Fukushima Lagoon Museum
Location:  Toyosaka, Niigata Prefecture, Japan
Completion:  1998
Architect:  Jun Aoki
Client:  Toyosaka City

AE Interests:  tilted circular structure, spiral ramp to panoramic views, double layered tent roof, sloping glass curtain wall

Niigata City Performing Arts Centre – Niigata, Japan

Posted in Built by Zahra Bhora on January 24, 2010

Building:  Niigata City Performing Arts Centre
Location:  Niigata, Niigata Prefecture, Japan
Completion:  2002
Architect:  Itsuko Hasegawa Atelier

AE Interests:  resembles archipelago, floating structures, elliptical glass skin, aluminum screen used for solar shading

Stone Museum – Nasu, Japan

Posted in Built by Zahra Bhora on January 24, 2010

Building:  Stone Museum
Location:  Nasu, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan
Completion:  2000
Architect:  Kengo Kuma & Associates
Client:  Shirai Building Stone
Structural Engineer:  K.Nakata & Associates
Mechanical Engineer:  M.I. Consultants

AE Interests:  Uses regional stone for louvers combined with porous and  slatted stone walls

Museum of Hiroshige Ando – Bato, Japan

Posted in Built by Zahra Bhora on January 24, 2010

Building:  Museum of Hiroshige Ando
Location:  Bato, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan
Completion:  2000
Architect:  Kengo Kuma & Associates and Ando Architecture Design Office
Client:  Bato Town
Structural Engineer:  Aoki Structural Engineers
Mechanical Engineer:  P.T.Morimura & Associates
General Contractor:  Obayashi Corporation

AE Interests:  Wood lattice over reinforced concrete and steel structure, inspired by artist’s own works

Matsudai Small Tower – Matsudai, Japan

Posted in Built by Zahra Bhora on January 24, 2010

Building:  Matsudai Small Tower
Location:  Matsudai, Niigata Prefecture, Japan
Completion:  2003
Architect:  Marin + Trottin Architectes/Périphériques Architectes
Client:  Art Front Gallery

AE Interests:  Sculpture, observation tower, mesh structural skin (steel painted gray)

Pine Courtyard House – Yongin City, South Korea

Posted in Built by Zahra Bhora on January 24, 2010

Building:  Pine Courtyard House
Location:  Yongin City, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
Completion:  1998
Architect:  Byoungsoo Cho
Client:  Jungwhan Kim

AE Interests:  Central courtyard provides natural light and ventilation, insulated concrete wall, wooden screens to control solar heat gain

Burj al-Arab – Dubai, UAE

Posted in Built by Zahra Bhora on September 2, 2009

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Building: Burj al-Arab
Location: Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai, UAE
Completion: 1999
Architect: Tom Wright
Supporting Architect: W.S. Atkins & Partners
Structural Engineer: Eversendai Engineering
MEP: DSE Engineering Group

AE Interests: Artificial Island Base, Fabric Atrium Wall, Teflon-coated Glass, Diagonal Trusses

Guggenheim Pavilion – Abu Dhabi, UAE

Posted in Proposed Design by Zahra Bhora on August 28, 2009

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Building: Guggenheim Pavilion
Location: Biennale Park, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Completion: Pavilion Commissioned 2006
Architect: Asymptote Architects
Clients: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and Abu Dhabi’s Tourism Development & Investment Company

AE Interests: Steel Walking Bridge, Geometric Forms, Mesh Skin
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Articles: [1, 2]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Budapest Bank Tower – Budapest, Hungary

Posted in Proposed Design by Zahra Bhora on August 28, 2009

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Building: Budapest Bank Tower
Location: Vaci u 190, Budapest, Hungary
Completion: Competition Entry Comission 2006
Architect: Asymptote Architecture
Developer: Orco Property Group
Structural Engineer: ARUP

AE Interests: Rotating Core, Structural Mesh Steel Skin, Varied Perforations Dependent on Loading
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Guggenheim Guadalajara – Guadalajara, Mexico

Posted in Proposed Design by Zahra Bhora on August 28, 2009

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Location: Guadalajara, Mexico
Completion: Competition Entry (non-winning)
Architect: Asymptote Architecture

AE Interests: Ceramic Tile Coating, Steel and Glass Framing
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Articles: [1,2]
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Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

World Business Center Solomon Tower – Busan, South Korea

Posted in Proposed Design by Zahra Bhora on August 28, 2009

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Location: Downtown Busan, South Korea
Completion: TBD (Commissioned – 2007)
Architect: Asymptote Architecture
Developer: The Solomon Group
Structural Engineer: ARUP
Lighting Consultant: L’Observatoire International Herve Descottes

AE Interests: Proposed to be one of the tallest buildings in Asia at 560m, Central Void Garden
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Steel Cloud – Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Posted in Proposed Design by Zahra Bhora on August 28, 2009

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Building: Steel Cloud
Location: Hollywood Freeway, Los Angeles, California
Completion: Winning Competition Entry (Project Abandoned)
Architect: Asymptote Architects

AE Interests: Utilizing Unusable Space; Steel and Glass Structure; Steep Angular Forms
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Related Article: 1

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Hydra Pier Pavilion – Haarlemmermeer, The Netherlands

Posted in Built by Zahra Bhora on August 28, 2009

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Location: Haarlemmermeer, The Netherlands
Completion: 2002
Architect: Asymptote Architecture
Architect of Record: Architektenburo Bronsvoort bna
Structural Engineers: Smit Westerman (structure); Octatube (glass structure, panels roof); VanDam (panels wall, ceiling); Lomans (installations); Lotek (watersupply)
Builder: Nijhuis Bouw bv; Chris Kreijns; Nijhuis, Utrecht; Infocus Bouwmanagement bv
Lighting Advisor: Hollands Licht (Rogier van der Heide)

AE Interests: Dams and Pumping Stations, Artificial Movement of Water, Hydra-engineering; Curved, Laminated Glass
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Related Article: Architizer

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

166 Perry St. – New York, NY, U.S.

Posted in Under Construction by Zahra Bhora on August 28, 2009

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Location: 166 Perry St., New York, NY
Completion: 2009
Architect: Asymptote Architecture
Developer: Perry Street Development Corporation LLC.
General contractor: J Companies LLC.

AE Interests: Shape-shifting Form, Computer Generated and Laser Cut Forms, Angled Glass Facade
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Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Penang Global City Center – Penang, Malaysia

Posted in Under Construction by Zahra Bhora on August 28, 2009

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Building: Penang Global City Center
Location: Penang Turf Club, Panang, Malaysia
Completion: Proposed
Architect: Asymptote Architects
Developer: Abad Naluri, Equine Capital Bhd.

AE Interests: Sustainable Design, Curvilinear Forms, Glass Facade

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Strata Tower – Abu Dhabi, UAE

Posted in Under Construction by Zahra Bhora on August 27, 2009

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Location: Al Raha Beach, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Expected Completion: Early 2011
Architect: Asymptote Architects
Principal Architects: Hani Rashid and Lise Anne Couture
Structural and MEP Engineer: ARUP
Façade Consultant: Front Inc.
BIM Consultant: Gehry Technologies
Environmental Designers: Atelier Ten

AE Interests: Environmental Sustainability, Louver System, Cantilever (exoskeleton), Curvilinear Form

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The Yas Hotel – Abu Dhabi, UAE

Posted in Built by Zahra Bhora on August 27, 2009

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Building: The Yas Hotel
Location: Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Completion: November 1, 2009
Architect: Asymptote Architecture
Local Architects: Dewan Architects & Engineers; Tilke & Partners W.L.L.
Structural Engineers: Dewan Architects & Engineers; ARUP
MEP Engineer: Red Engineering Middle East
Facade Consultants: Front Inc.; TAW & Partner
Lighting Consultants: LAPD Lighting Design; Bartenbach LichtLabor GmbH; Red Engineering Middle East; ARUP Lighting

AE Interests: Grid-Shell, curvilinear forms, pivoting glass panels, dramatic lighting effects

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020