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Vernon Street

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Building: Vernon Street
Location: London, England
Architect: Terry Pawson Architects
Structural Engineer: Barton Engineers

AE Interest: White cast stone façades and with asymmetrical openings

Written by Abraham Chapa

June 12, 2013 at 11:16 am

Posted in Built

Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013

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Building: Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013
Location: London, United Kingdom
Expected Completion: October 2013
Architect: Sou Fujimoto
Structural Engineer: Aecom – Harriet Eldred

AE Interest: Lightweight steel pole structure

Written by Abraham Chapa

June 12, 2013 at 11:04 am

Posted in Proposed Design

Golden Jubilee Bridges

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Building Name: Golden Jubilee Bridges
Location: Victoria Embankment, London
Completion: 2002
Architect: Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands
Structural Engineers: WSP Group

AE Interest: Inclined steel pylon and steel rod footbridge.

 

 

 

Written by Abraham Chapa

June 12, 2013 at 10:45 am

Posted in Built

Unicorn Theatre

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Unicorn Theatre

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Building Name: Unicorn Theatre
Location: London, UK
Status: Completed 2005
Architect: Keith Williams
Structural Engineer: ARUP

AE Interest: Structurally cantilevered auditorium box.

Written by Abraham Chapa

June 12, 2013 at 10:17 am

Posted in Built

College Extension at Oxford University

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Location:
St John’s College, Oxford, England
Project:
Senior Common Room
Architects:
MJP Architects (MacCormac Jamieson Prichard, London)
Structural Engineers:
Price and Myers, London; Buro Happold, Bath
Glass Engineers:
Dewhurst MacFarlane & Partners, London

AE Interests: Electrically powered oak shutters, two story glass box extension.

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Written by Abraham Chapa

January 30, 2012 at 1:23 pm

Posted in Built

Guna Villa – Latvia, Jurmala, Riga

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Building: Guna Villa
Location: Latvia, Jurmala, Riga
Architect: GMP Architekten
Design: Meinhard von Gerkan
Construction Period: 2005-2006

AE Interest: Natural building receiving sunlight with it’s spatial design.

Written by Abraham Chapa

August 31, 2011 at 11:34 pm

Posted in Built

Hanoi Museum – Vietnam, Hanoi

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Building: Hanoi Museum
Location: Vietnam, Hanoi
Construction Period: 2007-2009
Architect: GMP Architekten
Design: Meinhard von Gerkan with Klaus Lenz

AE Interest: An energy efficient inverted pyramid by providing shade to the lower levels.

Written by Abraham Chapa

August 31, 2011 at 10:41 pm

Posted in Built

Grand Theater – Chongqing, China

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Building: Grand Theater
Location: China, Chongqing
Construction Period: 2005-2009
Architect: GMP Architekten
Design: Meinhard von Gerkan with Klaus Lenz

AE Interest: Artistically unique contemporary design and location makes this theater sail as a landmark for the arts in China.

Written by Abraham Chapa

August 31, 2011 at 2:19 pm

Posted in Built

Universiade Sports Center – Shenzhen, China

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Building: Universiade Sports Center
Location: China, Shenzhen
Construction Period: 2007-2011
Architect: GMP Architekten
Design: Meinhard von Gerkan and Stephan Schütz with Nicolas Pomränke
Main Stadium: 60,000
Main Sports Complex: 18,000
Swimming Complex: 3,000

AE Interest: The crystal structure symbolizes stability and the facades illuminating at night stress the detailed shape of all three stadiums.

Written by Abraham Chapa

August 31, 2011 at 1:58 pm

Posted in Built

Arena da Amazônia – Manaus, Brazil

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Building: Arena da Amazônia
Location: Brazil, Manaus
Scheduled for Completion in 2013
Architect: GMP Architekten
Lighting Design: Conceptlicht, Traunreut

AE Interest:  The stadium significantly symbolizes a soccer net, it’s surroundings rain forest and sea (fishing net). Roof structure has fiberglass fabric which reflects radiation and cools the spectators in a hot Amazon climate.
Capacity of 45,000 and LEED Certified.

Written by Abraham Chapa

August 30, 2011 at 4:12 pm

Posted in Under Construction

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