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41 Cooper Square – NYC

Posted in Built by Paul Carr on July 9, 2020

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Building: 41 Cooper Square
Address:  41 Cooper Square New York City, New York
Completion Date: 2009
Client: The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
Architect: Morphosis
Structural Engineer: Goldstein Associates, Inc. and John A. Martin & Associates, Inc.
MEP Engineer: IBE Consulting Engineers and Syska HennessyGroup, Inc.
General Contractor: F.J. Sciame Construction Co., Inc.
Facade Consultant: Gordon H. Smith Corporation
Civil Engineer: Langan Engineering and Environmental Services
Geotechnical Consultant: Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers
Facade Engineer: A. Zahner Company
Sustainability/LEED Consultant: Davis Langdon (AECOM)
Lighting Design: Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design, Inc.
Landscape Architect: Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects, PC
Acoutsics Engineer: Martin Newson & Associates, LLC
Fire Engineer: Arup Fire
Consulting Engineers: Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin, Inc
Water Proofing Consultant: Henshell & Buccellato

AE Interest: stacked vertical piazza, organized around a central atrium, wrapped in a perforated stainless steel skin, complex geometry (atrium), LEED Gold, radiant heating and cooling ceiling panels, green roof insulates the building, harvested water is reused
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Awards: 2012 National AIA Honor Award, 2011 Excellence in Structural Engineering Award for New Construction (SEA SC), 2010 REED Energy Performance + Architecture Award

Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Videos: [1, 2, 3]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

Kilden Performing Arts Center – Kristiansand, Norway

Posted in Built by Abbey Zapalac on July 8, 2020

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Name: Kilden Performing Arts Center
Location: Kristiansand, Norway
Address: Sjølystveien 2, 4610 Kristiansand, Norway
Architect: ALA Architects
Mechanical Engineer: Sweco Groner
Electrical Engineer: COWI
Building Engineer: Multiconsultant AS
Cost: 236,193,300 USD
Size: 265,000 sq. ft.
Year of Completion: 2011

AE Interests: Facade of fabricated steel frame cladded with oak, corrugated oak walls to absorb excess noise, angling of windows save energy by maximizing heat absorption

Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4]

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Sacred Heart Cathedral of Kericho – Kericho, Kenya

Posted in Built by Abbey Zapalac on June 8, 2020

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Name: Sacred Heart Cathedral of Kericho
Location: Kericho, Kenya
Architects: John McAslan + Partners, Triad Architects
Structural Engineering: EngPlan
M & E Consultant: EAMS
Multidisciplinary Engineer: Arup
Contractor: Esteel Construction
Furniture Design & Entrance Doors: Studio Propilis
Lead Artist: John Clark
Awards: Light and Interior Surface category in the Surface Design Awards 2017 (Lighting), Judges Special Award in BCIA 2016 (Engineering)
Cost: $2.6 M
Size: 30,139 sq. ft.
Year of Completion: 2015

AE Interests: African Roman Catholic Cathedral, finger-jointed cypress timber slats, naturally ventilated roof, acoustically moderating space, ascension of roof towards the altar

Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]


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Bentway Park – Toronto, Canada

Posted in Built by Abbey Zapalac on June 3, 2020

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Name: Bentway Park
Location: Toronto, Canada
Address: 250 Fort York Blvd, Toronto, ON M5V 3K9, Canada
Architect for Strachan Gate: Gensler
Architect for Skating Building: Kearns Mancini Architects
Structural Engineering: Blackwell
Structural Engineering for Skating Building: RJC
Electrical Engineering: DPM Energy, E-Lumen
Civil and Mechanical engineering: WSP
Geotechnical Engineering: Amec Foster Wheeler
Design Lead/Landscape Architect: Public Work
Lighting Design: Tillett Lighting Design Associates
Construction Manager: Kiewit
Fountain Design: DEW
Funding: City of Toronto and Judy & Wilmot Matthews
Awards: 2019 ASLA Professional Awards (Honor Award)
Year: 2018

AE Interests: supportive concrete columns, multifunctional space, public work that ties seven neighborhoods together, reuse of infrastructure to support new forms of public life, use of recycled construction debris, skating trail, water play zone in summertime

Art Featured in Bentway Park: [1]

Videos: [1, 2]

Articles: [1, 2, 3]


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Koper Central Park – Koper, Slovenia

Posted in Built by Abbey Zapalac on May 28, 2020

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Name: Koper Central Park
Location: Koper, Slovenia
Address: 6000 Koper, Slovenia
Architect: Enota
Structural Engineering: Ivan Ramšak s.p.
MEP Engineering: Nom Biro
Landscaping: Spicy Garden
Project Value: $3,300,582
Awards: 2019 Architecture Masterprize in Landscape Architecture/Public, 2019 City Brand & Tourism Landscape Award (Milan, Italy), 2019 The Plan Awards in Landscape (Rome, Italy), 2019 Big SEE Architecture Award in Landscape & Urban Space (Ljubljana, Slovenia), 2018 The Plans Awards in Landscape (Venice, Italy), 2016 Architizer A+ Awards (New York, USA)
Constructed Area: 279,862 sq. ft.
Year of Completion: 2018

AE Interests: monolithic building blocks, undulating urban elements, partially built, extensive unoccupied surfaces, Mediterranean vegetation

Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4]

Video: [1]


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Kooroomba Chapel – Mount Alford, Australia

Posted in Built by Abbey Zapalac on May 25, 2020

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Name: Kooroomba Chapel
Location: Mount Alford, Australia
Address: 168 F M Bells Rd, Mount Alford QLD 4310, Australia
Architect: Wilson Architects
Landscape Architect: Wilson Landscape Architects
Engineer: Kelvin Crofton & Associates
Consultant Contractor: Kowald Builders
Geotechnical Consultant: East Coast Geotechnical
Building Certifier: GMA Certification Group
Project Value: $300,000
Awards: 2019 QLD Architecture Awards – Darling Downs Regional Commendation (Small Architecture Project)
Size: 1291.67 sq. ft.
Year: 2018

AE Interests: hollow timber walls, vines growing along walls to blend structure in with surrounding nature, symbolic glass door, chapel nave aligned with mountain peaks

Articles: [1, 2, 3]

Video: [1]


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Navakitel Design Hotel – Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand

Posted in Built by Abbey Zapalac on May 25, 2020

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Name: Navakitel Design Hotel
Location: Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand
Address: 10 Saphan Yao Road, Pho Sadet, Muang, Nakhon Si Thammarat 80000, Thailand
Architect: Junsekino Architect and Design
Interior: Junsekino Interior Design
Client: Suchada Navakitpaitoon
Size: 41,979.25 sq. ft.
Year: 2019

AE Interests: reinforced concrete structure, perforated metal to let light in, thin and sharp steel plates to melt the thickness of the building, use of steel, wood, cement, and rope

Articles: [1, 2, 3]


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Bosjes Chapel – Western Cape, South Africa

Posted in Built by Abbey Zapalac on May 25, 2020

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Name: Bosjes Chapel
Location: Bosjes Farm, Western Cape, South Africa
Address: R43, Worcester, 6849, South Africa
Design Architect: Steyn Studio
Project Architect: TV3 Architects
Landscape Architect: CNdV
Structural Engineer: Henry Fagan & Partners
M & E Engineer: Solution Station
Formwork Scaffolding Engineer (responsible for roof solution): PERI
Contractor: Longworth & Faul
Size: 4,628 sq. ft.
Year Completed: 2016

AE Interests: self-supporting roof with dynamic curvature, thin shell concrete, terrazzo floors and glass walls to internally reflect light, emulation of God’s wings and mountainous backdrop

Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Video: [1]



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Namaste Tower – Mumbai, India

Posted in Built by gboes26 on May 15, 2020

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Building: Namaste Tower
Location: Mumbai, India
Architect: Atkins
Year: 2011-Current

AE interests: Canopies that support solar thermal collectors will be able to provide energy to heat water in the hotel. The two sides of the hotel are clasped together, resembling hands greeting the city. Facade shows Mehndi patterns.

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Statoil Regional and International Offices – Fornebu, Norway

Posted in Built by Maddey Collins on May 14, 2020


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Building: Statoil Regional and International Offices
Location: Bjørvika, Oslo
Architect: a-lab (Arkitekturlaboratoriet AS)
Landscape Architecture: Ramboll Norway
Contractor: Skanska (office building above ground) / PEAB (ground work and basement)
Year: 2012

AE Interests:
prefabricated superstructure in steel and concrete, facades in glass and aluminum. “structure consists of five blocks, each one of them three floors high, 140 meters long and 23 meters wide, stacked on top of each other” (4). 85% recycled heat energy.

Articles: 1, 2, 3, 4

Linxia Grand Theater – Gansu, China

Posted in Built by Maddey Collins on May 14, 2020

   
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Building: Linxia Grand Theater
Location: Nanbinhe East Road, Linxia, Gansu, China
Architect: DUTStudio
Structural Design: Xiang Fang, Mao-ming Zhang
Year: 2013-2016

AE Interests:
Welded steel beams to “weave” overall structure like the “Bird’s Nest” National Olympic Sports Center. Steel structure is fully exposed.

Articles: 1, 2

Sandcrawler – Singapore

Posted in Built by Jorge Luis Garza on May 14, 2020

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Building: Sandcrawler
Location: One -North, Singapore
Architect: Andrew Bromberg of Aedas

AE Interests: glass, steel, concrete, response to site, 100-seat cinema, landscape lush with foliage, aluminium louvres, external glass wrapping defines, strong civic dimension,

Articles: [ a1, a2 ]

Rossignol Global Headquarters – Saint Jean de Moirans, France

Posted in Built by Jorge Luis Garza on May 14, 2020

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Building: Rossignol Global Headquarters
Location: Saint Jean de Moirans, France
Architect: Hérault Arnod Architectes (Lead Architect), Florent Bellet, Alexandre Pachiaudi, Camille Bérar, Matthias Jäger with François Deslaugiers, (Architect for the panoramic lift)
Project Manager: Jérôme Moenne-Loccoz
Landscape Designer: Cap Paysages
Economy: Bureau Michel Forgue
Structure: Batiserf
Fluids: Nicolas Ingénierie
Client: Skis Rossignol SAS
Completion: 2009

AE Interests: energy-saving, steel structure, wood and glass external envelope, timber over-roof, natural larch, natural ventilation, automatic window openings, internal social communication, re-injection heating system

Articles: [ a1, a2 ]

Municipal Gym of Salamanca – Salamanca, Chile

Posted in Built by Jorge Luis Garza on May 14, 2020

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Building: Municipal Gym of Salamanca
Location: Salamanca, Chile
Architect: Carreño Sartori Arquitectos
Collaborators: Pamela Jarpa Rosa, Pia Mastrantonio Pedrina, Claudia Wagner Böhmer
Structural Calculation: SyS Ingenieros Consultores
Electric Project: ICG S.A.
Sanitary Project : Roberto Pavéz Mujica
Topographic Project: Ángel Espinoza Varas
Landscape Project: Carreño Sartori Arquitectos
Construction: Constructora Lohse y Villablanca ltda

AE Interests: conceived from the site, controlled interior light, wood, metal, and concrete, faceted geometry, open to pedestrian sidewalks, incorporates originally closed lots

Articles: [ a1, a2 ]

CMA CGM Headquarters- Marseille, France

Posted in Built by Tomas Garcia on May 12, 2020

  

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Building: CMA CGM Headquarters
Location: Marseille, France
Architects: Zaha Hadid Architects
Structural: Ove Arup & Partners 
Completed: 2010
Area: 94,000 m^2
Facade: Ove Arup & Partners

AE Interests: The building is divided into two parts: the main tower, and the annex which is connected by a curved glass footbridge as an extension of the tower’s exterior. The tower’s structural columns define and are enclosed within, a double facade system that reflects these centripetal vectors, generating a dynamic symbiosis between a fixed structural core of this Head Office and its peripheral array of columns. The annex houses necessary all equipment for the tower to function such as IT equipment, generators, cooling units, boiler rooms, and technical installations.

Articles:
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Sinan Books Poetry Store / Wutopia Lab – Shanghai, China

Posted in Built by Tomas Garcia on May 12, 2020

     

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Building: Sinan Books Poetry Store / Wutopia Lab
Location: Shanghai, China
Architects: Shengrui Pu, Mingshuai Li
Structural Consultant: Junfeng Yu
Completed: 2019
Area: 388 m^2

AE Interests: Wutopia Lab has completed Sinan books poetry store with the concept of ‘Church in church’, using 45 tons of steel in the historic site of St. Nicholas Church in Shanghai. The steel bookstore was built by 30 workers in 80 days. Workers must first cut 5mm steel plates into 128 standpipes, 640 large steel plates, and 2921 small steel plates for 23 layers of crossbars according to the drawings. After pre-assembled correctly outdoor, the pieces were moved inside and welded together.

Articles:
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Al Sharq Tower – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Posted in Built by Tomas Garcia on May 12, 2020

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Building: Al Sharq Tower
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Architect: SOM
Structural: SOM
Design Completion: 2008
Site Area: 1,300 m2
Project Area: 146,785 m2
Number of Stories: 102
Building height: 367

AE Interests:  The project is conceived as a cellular structure of nine bundled tubes, allowing a height of 360 meters with a challenging aspect ratio of 1:10. Each 12-meter diameter tube, with an individual aspect ratio of 1:30, amplifies the notion of slenderness as the structural cables wrap around each tube’s perimeter, and tie back to the tower’s core concrete structure. The cable structure allows for a column-free floor plate, providing complete flexibility of unit configurations and maximizing views.

Articles:
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Maggie’s Centre Barts – London, United Kingdom

Posted in Built by icarmona11 on May 12, 2020

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Building: Maggie’s Centre Barts
Location: London, United Kingdom
Completed: 2017
Architect: Steven Holl Architects
Engineer: Arup
Historic Building Advisor: Donald Insall Associates
Lighting Consultant: L’Observatoire International
Cost Estimator: Gardiner & Theobald
Construction Manager: Sir Robert McAlpine
Archeology: MOLA
Glass Consultant: Arup

AE Interests: Located in the square of St. Batholomew’s Hospital, the oldest hospital in London (founded in the 12th century). It was recently renovated to serve as a center that provides support to people with cancer and their families.

It was designed as a “vessel within a vessel within a vessel.” As seen in the top right picture, the main structure is a concrete frame. The inner “vessel” is perforated bamboo and the outer “vessel” is matte white glass with colored glass.

Articles: 1, 2, 3

London Centre for Music – London, United Kingdom

Posted in Built by icarmona11 on May 11, 2020

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Building: London Centre for Music
Location: London, United Kingdom
Estimated Completion Date: 2023
Architect: Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Local Architects: Sheppard Robson
Acoustics: Nagata Acoustics
Theater Design Consultants: Charcoalblue
Engineering Consultants: Buro Happold
Cost Consultants: AECOM

AE Interest: The foyer is comprised of two levels. The second level connects Barbican Estate’s Highwalk to the Centre.

The hall (on the right) is built for excellent symphonic sound, yet it is flexible enough to accommodate creative work across multiple disciplines. There are exposed acoustically controlled pods integrated into the hall seating that provides an opportunity for education.

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Wuxi Taihu Show Theatre – Wuxi, China

Posted in Built by Tiffany Gilkes on May 11, 2020

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Building: Wuxi Taihu Show Theatre
Location: Wuxi, China
Completed: 2019
Architect: Steven Chilton Architects
Architecture and design management: Sunac Group
Concept engineer: Buro Happold Engineering
Theatre consultant: Auerbach Pollock Friedlander
Show design: Dragone
LDI: Tongji Architectural Design

AE interests: angled steel columns, shade canopy, building envelope, aluminum louvres, passive cooling, painted block-work, curtain wall glazing, organic form

Articles: [1],[2]

nhow Amsterdam RAI Hotel- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Posted in Built by Tiffany Gilkes on May 11, 2020

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Building: nhow Amsterdam RAI Hotel
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Address: Europaboulevard
Completion: 2020
Architect: OMA
Partner-in-charge: Reinier de Graaf, Rem Koolhaas
Associate in charge: Michel van de Kar
Contractor: Pleijsierbouw
Structure: Van Rossum Raadgevende Ingenieurs
MEP & vertical circulation: Techniplan Adviseurs BV
BREEAM consultant: Techniplan Adviseurs BV
Fire consultant: Royal HaskoningDHV
Acoustic consultant: Royal HaskoningDHV

AE Interests: mixed-use high rise, aluminum and glass facade

Articles: [1], [2]

Guangxi Culture and Art Center – Nanning, China

Posted in Built by icarmona11 on May 11, 2020

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Building: Guangxi Culture and Art Center
Location: Nanning, China
Completed: 2018
Architect: GMP Architects & Schlaich Bergermann Partner
Local Architect: ECADI Shanghai
Contractor: China State Construction Engineers Cooperation, Nanjing China Construction Chemical Equipment Manufacturing Co. Ltd.

Awards: 2014 SEAoNY Excellence in Structural Engineering

AE Interests: Comprised of 3 venues – opera house (1,600 seats), concert hall (1,200 seats), and multi-functional hall (550 seats). All are connected by a “floating” steel roof comprised of large louvers on a steel frame substructure.

Articles: 1

Beijing Daxing International Airport: Beijing, China

Posted in Built by Max Ballard on May 6, 2020

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Building: Beijing Daxing International Airport
Location: Beijing, China
Architectural Engineers: Buro Happold & Arup (Arup did fire engineering)
Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects
Construction: 2014-2019

AE Interest: The Beijing Daxing International Airport has the largest single terminal in the world, covering 700,000 square meters, and is second only to the Istanbul New Airport in terms of overall size of the airport. It is absolutely massive, and is growing even as more terminals get added.

Istanbul Airport: Istanbul, Turkey

Posted in Built by Max Ballard on May 6, 2020

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Building: Istanbul Airport
Location: Istanbul,Turkey
Architectural Engineer: Arup
Architect: Grimshaw Architects, Haptic Architects, Nordic Architects
Construction: 2015-2019

AE Interest: Arup was influential in the program design of the airport, making the circulation through the building, which is important in an airport, a top consideration throughout the design process. Earthquake design includes innovative base-isolation system.

Kuwait International Airport: Kuwait City, Kuwait

Posted in Built by Max Ballard on May 6, 2020

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Building: Kuwait International Airport
Location: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Architectural Engineering: Arup
Architect: Foster & Partners
Construction: 2015-2020

AE Interest: The Kuwait International Airport aims to achieve LEED Gold Certification while maintaining functionality as an airport for both public and military use.

Cantonal Museum of Fine Arts

Posted in Built by Anthony Adame on May 6, 2020

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Building: Cantonal Museum of Fine Arts
Location: Lausanne, Switzerland
Architects: Fabrizio Barozzi, Alberto Veiga (BAROZZI VEIGA)
Local Architect: Fruehauf Henry & Viladoms
Structural Engineering: INGENI
MEP: BA Consulting
Facade Design: Xmade
Completed: 2019

AE Interest: brick facade, site response, structural core, museum design


Palazzo Della Civiltà Italiana

Posted in Built by Anthony Adame on May 6, 2020

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Building: Palazzo Della Civiltà Italiana (Square Colosseum)
Location: Rome, Italy
Completion: 1940, Renovation: 2014
Architect: Giovanni Guerrini, Ernesto Bruno La Padula and Mario Romanoas
Architect (Reconstruction): Marco Costanzi
Engineering (Reconstruction): ESA Engineering

AE Interest: facade, concrete, cast in situ portal framing, clad, travertine marble

The Church on Tidal Flats

Posted in Built by Anthony Adame on May 6, 2020

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Building: The Church on Tidal Flats
Location: Douyuan Village, Fuqing, China
Architecture: CWXD
Lead Archiect: Wenxing Chen
Completion: 2017

AE Interest: glass, steel, concrete, roofing system, religious architecture

Seattle Asian Art Museum- Seattle, Washington

Posted in Built by Tiffany Gilkes on April 30, 2020

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Building: Seattle Asian Art Museum
Location: Seattle, Washington
Completion: 2019
Architect: LMN Architects
Civil Engineer: Coughlin Porter Lundeen
General Contractor: BNBuilders
Landscape Architect: Walker Macy
Lighting Design: Fisher Marantz Stone
Mechanical Engineer: Rushing Company
Electrical Engineer: Stantec
Envelope Consultant: RDH Building Science, Inc.
Historic Preservation Consultant: BOLA Architecture and Planning
Owner’s Representative: OAC Services, Inc.
Structural Engineer: Magnusson Klemencic Associates

AE Interests: artificial daylighting, renovation, art deco facade,facade restoration, precast concrete and glass structure

Articles: [1],[2],[3]

House for the Elderly in Palaudàries – Barcelona, Spain

Posted in Built by Katherine Berger on March 30, 2020

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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.

Articles:
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Vivid Planet Software Offices – Henndorf am Wallersee, Austria

Posted in Built by Katherine Berger on March 30, 2020

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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.

Articles:
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The Gates – Dolphin Coast, South Africa

Posted in Built by Katherine Berger on March 30, 2020

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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.

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

Posted in Built by Corey Barker on March 24, 2020

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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]

Arm Holdings Headquarters – Cambridge, United Kingdom

Posted in Built by Corey Barker on March 24, 2020

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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]

Hunters Point Library – Queens, New York

Posted in Built by Corey Barker on March 24, 2020

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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

Articles: [1]

Ssiger International Plaza Phase II

Posted in Built by Ethan Hobbs on March 12, 2020

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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.

8850 Sunset Boulevard – West Hollywood, California

Posted in Built by Ethan Hobbs on March 12, 2020

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Building: 8850 Sunset Boulevard
Location: West Hollwood, California
Architect: Morphosis
Structural Engineer: John A. Martin & Associates
MEP Engineer: Buro Happold
Landscape Architecture and Site Sustainability: KSA Design Studio
Construction: 2021-2023
AE Interest: Guided by WeHo Green Building Program Standards. Rooftop gardens and terraces. Expected LEED Gold. Draught-tolerant plantings that encourage a cooling microclimate.

Réalimenter Masséna – Paris, France

Posted in Built by Ethan Hobbs on March 12, 2020

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Building: Réalimenter Masséna
Location: Paris, France
Date: Expected in 2019, delayed
Architect: DGT Architects, Lina Ghotmeh – Architecture
Electrical Engineer: Engie Ineo
Facade Engineer: Bollinger + Grohmann
AE Interest: Response to nature. Takes us through the life cycle of plants and other vegetation. Houses experimental labs. Integrated vegetation. Goal is to create a food culture that displays life from seed to product to seed again.

RÉN(People’s Building)- Shanghai, China

Posted in Built by Nadine Lu on March 12, 2020

 

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Building: RÉN (People’s Building)
Location: Shanghai, China
Architects: Bjarke Ingels Group and JDS Architects
Year: 2010 (IDEA)
Structural: ARUP

AE Interests: 2010 Shanghai Expo, two buildings merging into one, the first building emerging from water, the second building emerging from land, sport&hotel and conference center, large curved plaza, continuous recreational public space along the river,

Articles: [1 , 2]

Panda House – Copenhagen, Denmark

Posted in Built by Nadine Lu on March 12, 2020

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Building: Panda House at the Copenhagen Zoo
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Architects: Bjarke Ingels Group
Year: 2019
Consultants: MOE Consulting Engineers
Landscape: Schønherr Landscape Architects

AE Interests: unique solitary nature of design, relocation of giant pandas Mao Sun and Xing Er from Chengdu, resemblance of the natural habitat of pandas, protection of one of the rarest mammals, ground floor for dining, second floor for native Nordic plants and bamboo forest, total flexibility for two giant pandas to find shades and sun, water and foliage

Articles: [1 , 2]