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House for the Elderly in Palaudàries – Barcelona, Spain

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Building: House for the Elderly in Palaudàries
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Architect: Codina Prat Valls l Arquitectes Associats
Structural Engineer: BIS Structures
Engineering: PGI
Construction: C.P.M.
Completion: 2019

AE Interests: Energy rating A (maximum energy efficiency), 200% thermal insulation, aerothermia, cross-laminated wood panels, reduced emissions from wood and recycled materials.

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Written by Katherine Berger

March 30, 2020 at 11:13 am

Posted in Built

Vivid Planet Software Offices – Henndorf am Wallersee, Austria

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Building: Vivid Planet Software Offices
Location: Henndorf am Wallersee, Austria
Architect: LP architektur
Structural Engineer: Bauingenieure Lackner Egger ZT GmbH
Electrical Engineer: Ingenieurbüro Müller-Uri GmbH
Wood Construction: INNOVA Holz GmbH
Construction: EBSTER Bau
Completion: 2019

AE Interests: sustainable materials, wood construction, two-story solitaire based on the slope of the landscape.

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Written by Katherine Berger

March 30, 2020 at 11:13 am

Posted in Built

The Gates – Dolphin Coast, South Africa

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Building: The Gates
Location: Dolphin Coast, South Africa
Architect: Bloc Architects
Engineering: Escongweni BPH Engineers
Landscape: Uys & White Landscape Architects
Contractor: North Global Group
Consultants: Kaljon, Ogilvie Engineering, Mvelo Air
Completion: 2019

AE Interests: locally sourced and sustainable materials, cantilevered concrete green roof, natural stone spine walls.

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Written by Katherine Berger

March 30, 2020 at 11:13 am

Posted in Built

Changsha Meixihu International Culture and Art Center – Changsha Shi, China

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Building: Changsha Meixihu International Culture and Art Center
Location: Changsha Shi, China
Architect: Zaha Hadid, Patrik Schumacher
Structural Engineers: Guangzhou Pearl River Foreign Investment Architectural Designing Institute
Acoustic Consultants: Zhang Kuisheng Acoustical Design Research Studio
Construction: 2019

AE Interests: flexible design, organic form, community, museum space

Articles: [1]

Written by Corey Barker

March 24, 2020 at 12:03 pm

Posted in Built

Arm Holdings Headquarters – Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Building: Arm Holdings Headquarters
Location: New York, New York
Architect: Scott Brownrigg
Civil/Structural Engineers: Ramboll
Mechanical/Electrical: Hoare Lea
Construction: 2019
Manufacturers: Optima, SchücoUnited Anodisers, Robert McNeel & Associates

AE Interests: Shading screen, Kikuchi bands, silicon material, community, energy efficiency

Articles: [1]

Written by Corey Barker

March 24, 2020 at 11:51 am

Posted in Built

Hunters Point Library – Queens, New York

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Building: Hunters Point Library
Location: Queens, New York
Architect: Steven Holl Architects
Structural Engineers: Silman
Civil Engineer: Langan Engineering & Environmental Services
MEP Engineer: ICOR Associates
Construction: 2019

AE Interests: composite systems, natural light, load-bearing concrete, energy efficient

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Written by Corey Barker

March 24, 2020 at 11:26 am

Posted in Built

Ssiger International Plaza Phase II

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Project: Ssiger International Plaza Phase II
Location: Cixi City, China
Architect/Engineer: SOM
Completion: 2016
AE Interest: Vertical, copper cladded fin shading. Multi story sky bridges/lofts. Large wind breaks. Glazed roofs on sky lofts.

Written by Ethan Hobbs

March 12, 2020 at 11:46 am

Posted in Built