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Umbrellas

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Umbrellas

Structure: Umbrellas (for 1978 Pink Floyd concert tour)
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold (including Ted Happold)
AE Interests: Music, rock, concerts, lightweight structures

Written by Anthony M. Garcia

February 1, 2011 at 3:31 pm

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Kocommas

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Kocommas

Building: Kocommas (New Government Center of Saudi Arabia)
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold (including Ted Happold)
AE Interests: Lightweight structures, masterplanning

Written by Anthony M. Garcia

February 1, 2011 at 3:27 pm

Posted in Built

Pompidou Centre

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Centre Pompidou

Building: Pompidou Centre (Centre Georges Pompidou)
Location: Paris, France
Address:
Place Georges Pompidou
75004 Paris, France
+33 1 44 78 12 33 ‎
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Opened: 1977
Architect: Renzo Piano & Richard Rogers
Structural Engineer: Arup (including Ted Happold)
Services Engineer: Arup
AE Interests: Postmodern, high-tech, steel superstructure, reinforced concrete floors, color-coding

Written by Anthony M. Garcia

February 1, 2011 at 3:15 pm

Posted in Built

Sydney Opera House

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Sydney Opera House

Building: Sydney Opera House
Location: Sydney, Australia
Address:
Sydney Harbour Tunnel
Dawes Point 2000, Australia
(02) 9250 7111
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Opened: October 20, 1973
Architect: Jørn Utzon (Denmark)
Structural Engineer: Arup (including Ted Happold)
AE Interests: Concrete frame, concrete ribbed roof, owner-architect dispute, iconic architecture, expressionist architecture

Written by Anthony M. Garcia

February 1, 2011 at 2:54 pm

Posted in Built

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