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Herrera House- Seville, Spain

Posted in Built by Zaid Arzate on January 26, 2010

Building- Herrera House
Location- Seville, Spain
Completion- 1999
Architect- Morales de Giles

AE Interests- The house consists of a series of stacked rooms grouped alongside a long rectangular internal patio that functions as an additional room.

Seville Olympic Stadium- Seville, Spain

Posted in Built by Zaid Arzate on January 26, 2010

  

Building- Seville Olympic Stadium
Location- Seville, Spain
Completion- 2000
Architect-Cruz y Ortiz
Structure- AYESA
Roof- AYESA- Schlaich Bergermann und Partner

AE Interests- Complex Roof System

W Barcelona Hotel- Barcelona, Spain

Posted in Built by Zaid Arzate on January 25, 2010

Building: W Barcelona Hotel
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Completion: 2009
Architect: Ricardo Bofill Taller de ArquitecturaInterior
Design: 
Marta Vilallonga, Héctor Gasco, Alejandro Boix, Joan Baseira
Structural Engineering: IDEAM Enterprise,
Francisco Millanes,
Luís Matute,
Miguel Ortega

AE Interests: Sail like building, Glass Facades
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Rectory Building- Alicante, Spain

Posted in Built by Zaid Arzate on January 25, 2010

  

Building- Rectory Building
Location- Alicante, Spain
Completed: 1998
Architect: Alvaro Siza
Structural, Electrical, Water Engineering-
José Pérez Molina
Mechanical Engineering- Joaquin Solbes llorca
General Contractor-
Gines Navarro and San José Construction

AE Interests- The concrete structure is comprised of columns and lightweight two-way slabs with openings of moderate dimensions. This structural simplicity allows for the creation of an exterior brick cavity wall containing an airspace and thermal insulation, thus protecting the project from intemperate weather. The exterior finish is stucco mixed with pulverized brick complemented by a 1.80 m high stone base which helps protect the wall. 

Prado Museum- Madrid, Spain

Posted in Built by Zaid Arzate on January 25, 2010

Building- Prado Museum Extension
Location- Madrid, Spain
Completion- 2006
Architect- Rafael Moneo
Structural Engineering-
Jesús Jiménez Cañas
NB 35 Ingenieros

Mechanical Engineering-
Úrculo Ingenieros Consultores

Construction- UTE Prado

AE Interests- The special attention given to the precision of the brick walls that emphasize the edges can be seen in the corner next to the church where the volume has undergone a careful process of erosion that reveals the concrete structure and the arches of the Cloister.

Public Library in Usera- Madrid, Spain

Posted in Built by Zaid Arzate on January 25, 2010

Building- Public Library in Usera
Location- Madrid, Spain
Completion- 2003
Architect- Abalos and Herreros

AE Interests- Tall slit windows, arranged in an apparently random fashion, allow in natural light. The interior walls are covered in abstracted text in different colors. Structure is confined to the core and perimeter to leave a largely column-free interior.

Congress Centre- Murcia, Spain

Posted in Built by Zaid Arzate on January 25, 2010

  

Building- Congress Centre
Location- Murcia, Spain
Completed- 2002
Civil Engineer- Isidoro Agullo
Structure- Francisco Riuz Gijon
Mechanical Engineering- EPM S.L.

AE Interests- Concrete frame exposed and in filled with either timber panels or glass. Metal mesh ceilings, almost industrial in character, add to the neutral, rather austere character of the spaces waiting to receive their exhibitions, relieved by pools of light from the patios.

Caja Granada- Granada, Spain

Posted in Built by Zaid Arzate on January 25, 2010

  

Building- Caja Granada
Location- Granada, Spain
Completed—2001
Architect- Estudio Alberto Campo Baeza
Engineering—Urculo Ingenieros
Contractor—OHL(Antonio Padilla), LKS(Francisco Varela)

AE Interests- A concrete and stone box that traps sunlight inside of the building

Doñana Visitor Centre of the Marine World- Huelva, Spain

Posted in Built by Zaid Arzate on January 25, 2010

Building- Doñana Visitor Centre of the Marine World
Completion- 2001
Location- Huelva, Spain
Architect- Cruz y Ortiz
Structure- Tedeco Engineers
Installations- Gadian
Gardening- Lardo Verde

AE Interests- Ancillary spaces are contained in irregularly shaped gaps at key points, such as the entrance hall

CS House- Barcelona, Spain

Posted in Built by Zaid Arzate on January 25, 2010

  

Building- CS House
Location- Barcelona, Spain
Completion- 2002
Architect- Alonso, Hernandez and Associates
Engineering- Ed Enginyeria
Contractor: CS Actuacions Urbanistiques Industrials, S.L.

AE Intersets- Transparent glass walls of iron and glass buildings, they do not sharply define the barrier between inside and out visually. From outside you can see what goes on inside and vice versa.
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The Highline – New York City, New York, U.S.

Posted in Built by Zaid Arzate on September 1, 2009

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Building: The Highline
Location: New York City, New York
Architect: Diller + Scofidio
Completion: 2009

AE Interest: turned an abandoned elevated railroad in the middle of New York City into a park, emphasis on  blending  architecture and nature.  `
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Hudson Riverfront Performing Arts Center, U.S.

Posted in Built by Zaid Arzate on September 1, 2009

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Building: Hudson Riverfront Performing Arts Center
Location:1500 Harbor Boulevard Weehawken, New Jersey 07086
Architect: Diller + Scofidio
Expected Completion: 2010

AE Interests: structural stability, womblike performance space
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Alice Tully Hall – New York City, New York, U.S.

Posted in Built by Zaid Arzate on September 1, 2009

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Building: Alice Tully Hall
Location: Performance Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York City, New York
Architect: Diller + Scofidio
Completion: 2009
Original Architect: Pietro Belluschi
Original Construction:1969
Structural/Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing Engineers: Arup

AE Interests: instead of completely demolishing the original building it was used as part of the renovation, three-story high glass-enclosed lobby
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Eyebeam Museum of Art and Technology – New York City, New York, U.S.

Posted in Built by Zaid Arzate on September 1, 2009

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Building: Eyebeam Museum of Art and Technology
Location: Chelsea District, New York City, New York
Architect: Diller + Scofidio
Expected Completion: 2011
Structural and Mechanical Engineer: Arup–Markus Schulte, Mahadev Ramen, Nigel Tonks
Geo-Technical Engineers: Mueser Rutledge

AE Interests: façade, functionality, structural stability
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Museum of Image & Sound – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Posted in Built by Zaid Arzate on September 1, 2009

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Building: Museum of Image & Sound
Location: Copacana Beach Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Architect: Diller + Scofidio
Expected Completion: 2011

AE Intersets: geometry, façade , Structural Stability
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Institute of Contemporary Art – Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

Posted in Built by Zaid Arzate on September 1, 2009

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Building: Institute of Contemporary Art
Location:100 Northern Ave Boston Massachusetts 02210
Architect: Diller + Scofidio
Completion: 2006
Collaborating Architects: Perry Dean Rogers & Partners
Consultant Engineers:  Arup 
Contractor: George B. H. Macomber Company

AE Intersets: exterior grand staircase, interior theater wrapped in glass on three sides, gallery area floating above the structure below like an overhead canopy
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Creative Arts Center

Posted in Built by Zaid Arzate on August 31, 2009

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Building: Creative Arts Center
Location: Brown University, Providence, RI
Architect: Diller + Scofidio
Completion: 2011
Structural Engineer: Robert Silman

AE Interests: three-story arts center will actually have six different floor levels, structured misalignment, natural lighting
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Slither Housing – Gifu, Japan

Posted in Built by Zaid Arzate on August 31, 2009

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Building: Slither Housing
Location: Kitagata, Gifu, Japan
Completion: 2000
Architect: Diller + Scofidio
Structural engineer: Alan Burden, SDG, Japan

AE Intersets: The staggered segment of the façade creates a curve that allows each apartment to have its own balcony, made of 15 interlocking towers each set at a slight angle to its neighbor to create a shallow curve along the building’s length, each tower slips 8 inches down from the next, so that no two units have the same elevation

The Brasserie- New York City, New York, U.S.

Posted in Built by Zaid Arzate on August 31, 2009

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Building: The Brasserie
Location: Seagram Building, 100 E 53rd St, New York City, New York
Architect: Diller + Scofidio
Completion: January 2000
Structural Engineer: Alan Burden, Structured Environment

AE Interests: No use of exterior lighting, entirely without glass or view, the rough concrete surfaces of the original space were relined with new skins of wood, terrazzo, tile, and glass
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Blur Building

Posted in Built by Zaid Arzate on August 31, 2009

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Building: Blur Building
Location: Exposition Pavilion for Swiss Expo, Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland
Completion: 2002
Architect: Diller + Scofidio
Project Architects: Dirk Hebel, Charles Renfro
Structural engineer: Passera & Pedretti
Mechanical engineer: Toni Reisen

AE Interests: Complex Form, Built out on the lake, continuous large amount of water going through the building
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