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Millennium Experience – London, England

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Millennium Experience
Photo provided by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

Building Name: Millennium Experience
Location: London, England
Completion: 1999
Architect: Richard Rogers Partnership
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold Consulting Engineers
Service Engineer: Buro Happold Consulting Engineers
Civil Engineer: WS Atkins

Millenium Dome was built to commemorate beginning of third millenium, and its dimensions are based on measures of time. It is a marquee dome held by twelve posts – corresponding to twelve months in a year – and the diameter of its canopy is 365 metres – corresponding to 365 days in a year. Lastly, its PTFE-coated glass fiber fabric is 52 metres at its highest peak thus corresponding to the 52 weeks in a year.

Written by Ashley Pietzsch

June 23, 2010 at 8:30 am

Posted in Built

Barclays Center – Brooklyn, New York

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Building Name: Barclays Center (stadium)
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Expected Completion: Nets 2011-2012 Season
Architect: Ellerbe Becket and SHoP Architects
Above images from SHoP Architects website

AE interests: Started as a Gehry design, 3 separate woven bands (steel, glass, steel), 30′ canopy

Written by Ashley Pietzsch

September 10, 2009 at 7:21 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

Antwerp Law Courts – Antwerp, Belgium

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Antwerp Law Courts
Photo provided by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

Building Name: Antwerp Law Courts
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Completion: 2005
Architect: Richard Rogers Partnership
Co-Architect: VK Architects
Structural Engineer: Arup/Bureau Van Kerckhove
Services Engineer: Arup/Bureau Van Kerckhove
AE interests: use of natural light, steel, environmental issues including energy
Awards: International Architecture Award (2008), RIBA European Award (2007)

Written by Ashley Pietzsch

September 1, 2009 at 9:21 am

Posted in Built

Bordeaux Law Courts – Bordeaux, France

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Bordeaux Law Courts
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Building Name: Bordeaux Law Courts
Location: Bordeaux, France
Completion: 1998
Architect: Richard Rogers Partnership
Structural Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners/OtH Sud-Ouest
Services Engineer: OtH Sud-Ouest/Ove Arup & Partners
AE interests: wood, flask-volumes, daylight use

Written by Ashley Pietzsch

September 1, 2009 at 9:09 am

Posted in Built

Chiswick Park – London, England

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Chiswick Park
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Building Name: Chiswick Park
Location: London, England
Completion: Under Construction (Present)
Architect: Richard Rogers Partnership
Structural Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners
Services Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners
Civil Engineer:Laing O’Rourke

AE interests: aluminum solar shading, solar energy/control, natural environment
Awards: RIBA Award (2003), OAS Best Speculative Building Outside Central London (2006), and more
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Written by Ashley Pietzsch

September 1, 2009 at 8:49 am

Posted in Under Construction

Glasglow Bridge – Glasglow, Scotland

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Glasglow Bridge
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Name: Glasglow Bridge
Location: Glasglow, Scotland
Completion: none (funding for project withdawn)
Architect: Richard Rogers Partnership
Structural Engineer: WS Atkins
Services Engineer: WS Atkins
AE interests: shape (curved form), cable stayed compression arch/suspension deck

Written by Ashley Pietzsch

September 1, 2009 at 6:46 am

Posted in Proposed Design

European Court of Human Rights – Strasbourg, France

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European Court of Human Rights
Picture provided by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

Building Name: European Court of Human Rights
Location: Strasbourg, France
Completion: 1995
Architect: Richard Rogers Patnership
Co-Architect: Atelier d’Architecture Claude Bucher
Structural Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners/Omnium Technique
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Services Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners/Omnium Technique
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AE interests: function, steel

Written by Ashley Pietzsch

September 1, 2009 at 6:36 am

Posted in Built

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