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1111 Lincoln Road – Miami Beach

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Building: 1111 Lincoln Road
Location: Miami Beach, Florida
Year: 2008
Design: Herzog & de Meuron
Architect of Record: Charles H. Benson & Associates Architects
Structural Engineering: Optimus Structural Design LLC
General Contractor: G.T. McDonald Enterprises Inc.
HVAC, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering: Franyie Engineers Inc.
Landscape Design: Raymond Jungles
Civil Engineering Consultant: Kimley Horn and Associates

Size: 26,486 square feet

AE Interests:  Parking structure / multi-purpose, angular columns, ambitious concrete flat-platetructure.

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Written by Hannah James

October 23, 2014 at 12:00 pm

Posted in Built

Bosco Verticale Torre – Milan, Italy

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Building: Bosco Verticale Torre (Bosco Verticale) (The Vertical Forest)
Location: Milan, Italy
Architects: Boeri Studio (Stefano Boeri, Gianandrea Barreca, Giovanni La Varra)
Completed: 2013
Landscape Design: Emanuela Borio and Laura Gatti
Structural Engineer: Arup Italia s.r.l.
MEP Engineer: Deerns Raadgevende Ingenieurs
Main Contractor: ZH Construction Company S.p.A

AEInterests: deal with the concept of regenerating the lost forests, the towers together have the capacity to hold 480 big and medium sized trees, 250 small size trees, 11,000 groundcover plants and 5,000 shrubs – the equivalent of a hectare of forest, vertical Forest helps to build a micro-climate and to filter dust particles, diversity of the plants helps to create humidity, and absorb CO2 and dust, produces oxygen, protects people and houses from the suns rays and from acoustic pollution, plants were pre-cultivated allowing the plants to get used to the conditions they were placed in on the buildings

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Written by Jessica Olivares

September 15, 2014 at 1:37 pm

Posted in Built

Honeycomb – New Providence, Bahamas

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Building: Honeycomb
Architects: BIG, HKS, Michael Diggiss Architects
Location: New Providence, Bahamas
Estimated Year of Completion: 2016
Partners In Charge: Bjarke Ingels, Thomas Christoffersen
Project Leader: Sören Grünert
Design Team: Benzi Rodman, David Spittler, Jenny Shen, Karen Shiue, Lujac Desautel, Romea Muryn, Brian Foster
Local Architect: HKS architects
Executive Architect: Michael Diggiss Architects (MDA)
Client: Tavistock Group / New Valley LLC
Developer: Howard M. Lorber, Tavistock Group

AE Interest: Honeycomb facade mimics the natural design of coral formations. Vertical columns of the honeycomb structure supports pools in each condo.

Written by Andrew Chien

September 14, 2014 at 11:41 pm

Posted in Under Construction

Peñalolen Velodrome – Santiago, Chile

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Peñalolen 1  Peñalolen 2  Peñalolen 3

Building: Peñalolen Velodrome
Location: Santiago, Chile
Status: Completed (2013)
Architect: Iglesis Prat Arquitectos
Structural Engineer: RG Ingenieros (Patricio Recabal)

AE Interest: Large suspended roof, designed with steel frames that form a tensile structure, articulated frames make up long spans, perimeter walls are made up of metal enclosures that facilitate the incorporation of natural light

Written by nicogiraldo92

September 12, 2014 at 1:01 pm

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Florida Polytechnic Science, Innovation and Technology Building – Lakeland, FL

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Building: Florida Polytechnic Science, Innovation and Technology Building
Location: Lakeland, FL
Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Architect of Record: Alfonso Architects
Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti

AE Interest: concrete and steel columns arranged vertically to allow light to flow in, features a prominent glass and steel cupola with an operable louver system, individual hydraulic pistons operate each of the 94 louvers, continuous pergola defined by 84 arched aluminum “leaves” shade the upper level terraces and ground-level arcades

Written by nicogiraldo92

September 12, 2014 at 1:01 pm

Posted in Built

Ilham Baru – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Building: Ilham Baru
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Status: Under Construction (expected completion in 2014)
Architect: Foster + Partners
Associate Architect: SA Architects

AE Interest: Innovative self-bracing rigid structure, large column-free spaces acomodate its mixture of functions

Written by nicogiraldo92

September 12, 2014 at 1:01 pm

Posted in Built

Willis Headquarters at Lime Street – London, UK

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Willis HQ 1  Willis HQ 3  Willis HQ 2

Building: Willis Headquarters a Lime Street
Location: London, UK
Status: Completed, 2008
Architect: Foster + Partners
Structural Engineer: Whitbybird
Client:   The British Land Co plc, Stanhope plc

AE Interest: distinctive saw-tooth design to prevent overheating, reduce air conditioning usage and optimize the amount of natural light, a six-story planted “green wall” concept on the North side façades encourages biodiversity on the site, building services equipment is all highly energy efficient and centrally controlled to maximize performance.

Written by nicogiraldo92

September 12, 2014 at 1:01 pm

Posted in Built

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