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Villa Langbo – Kemio, Finland

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Building: Villa Langbo
Location: Langholmen, Kemio, Finland
Completion: 2001
Architect: Olavi Koponen Architect
AE Interests: self-contained rooms, plywood shingles cover some exterior surfaces

Written by Amanda Hawkins

January 26, 2010 at 3:19 pm

Posted in Built

Olympic Amenities Building – Sydney, Australia

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Building: Olympic Amenities Building
Location: Sarah Durack/Edwin Flack Avenues, Olympic Park, Sydney, Australia
Completion: 2000
Architect: Durbach Block Architects
AE Interests: Three identical amenities buildings distinguished by color. Translucent fabric canopies, ribbed tension structure

Written by Amanda Hawkins

January 26, 2010 at 2:52 pm

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Olympic Archery Building – Sydney, Australia

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Building: Olympic Archery Building
Location: Homebush, Sydney, Australia
Completion: 1998
Architect: Stutchbury and Pape
Engineer: Structural Design Group (Robert Herbertson)
AE Interests: Unique razor-blade roof, sustainable design – naturally ventilated and naturally lit, made of recycled and recyclable materials, including the forest of recycled electric poles surrounding the pavilion.

Written by Amanda Hawkins

January 26, 2010 at 2:41 pm

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Aurora Place – Sydney, Australia

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Building: Aurora Place (ABN Amro Tower)
Location: Central Business District, Sydney, Australia
Completion: 2000
Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Structural Engineers: ARUP
AE Interests: Unusual geometric shape, bulging and curvy facade, materials – terracotta tiles and “milky white fritted glass”

Written by Amanda Hawkins

January 26, 2010 at 2:17 pm

Posted in Built

Billund Airport Car-Park – Billund, Denmark

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Building: Billund Airport Car-Park
Location: Billund, Denmark
Completion: 2002
Architect: C.F. Moller Architects
AE Interests: Movable vertical aluminum louvers give the appearance of a solid wall when viewed from the side, but reveal an openness and transparency when viewed from the front.

Written by Amanda Hawkins

January 21, 2010 at 4:04 pm

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Summer House – Dyngby, Jylland, Denmark

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Building: Summer House
Location: Dyngby, Jylland, Denmark
Completion: 1999
Architect: Claus Hermensen
AE Interests: Expanded metal panels cover the exterior surfaces of the house, over which ivy has been trained to grow.

Written by Amanda Hawkins

January 21, 2010 at 3:40 pm

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Kronjylland Savings Bank – Randers, Denmark

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Building: Kronjylland Savings Bank
Location: Randers, Denmark
Completion: 2002
Architect: 3XN
Engineers: Ramboll A/S
Contractor: NCC
AE Interests: The receding bottom storey makes the top 3 storeys appear like a hovering mass of glass windows and indiviually controlled louvers.

Written by Amanda Hawkins

January 21, 2010 at 2:46 pm

Posted in Built

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