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Cabot Circus- Bristol, England, UK

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Building: Cabot Circus
Location: Bristol, England
Completed: 2008
Architect: Chapman Taylor
Structural Engineer: SKM Anthony Hunts

AE Interest: 5800 square meter free-form shell-shaped glass roof

Written by Brandon Long

February 1, 2011 at 3:38 pm

Posted in Built

The Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center – Dallas, Texas

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Building: The Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center
Location: Dallas, Texas
Completed: 1989
Architect: I. M. Pei & Partners services
Structural Engineer: Leslie E. Robertson Associates
Mechanical/ Electrical Engineer: Edwards and Zuck
Acoustical Engineer: Artec Consultants, Inc
Lighting Engineer: Jules Fisher & Paul Marantz

AE Interest: Circular glass and metal lobby, 2000 seat shoebox style concert hall, curvilinear forms, adjustable acoustical canopies, outdoor garden and sculpture court

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Written by Brandon Long

August 31, 2010 at 6:41 pm

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Bank of China Tower – Hong Kong

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Building: Bank of China Tower
Location: Hong Kong, China
Completed: 1989
Architect: I.M. Pei, L.C. Pei, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners services
Associate Architect: Kung & Lee Associate Architects
Structural Engineer: Leslie E. Robertson Associates, Valentine, Laurie, and Davies
Mechanical/ Electrical Engineer: Jaros, Baum and Bolles, Associated Consulting Engineers

AE Interest: asymmetrical tower, four vertical shafts, incremental levels of lessening mass from ground to roof, reflective glass facade

Written by Brandon Long

August 31, 2010 at 6:31 pm

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum – Cleveland, Ohio

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Building: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Completed 1995
Architect: I.M. Pei, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners services
Associate Architect: Robert P. Madison International, Inc.
Structural Engineer: Leslie E. Robertson Associates
Mechanical/ Electrical Engineer: Altieri Sebor Wieber Consulting Engineers
Lighting Engineer: Fisher Marantz Renfro Stone

AE Interest: simple geometric forms, cantilevered theater, 165 foot high orthogonal tower, tetrahedral glass tent, fiber optics chamber, crisscrossed escalators and stairs

Written by Brandon Long

August 31, 2010 at 6:20 pm

Posted in Built

Buck Institute for Age Research – Marin County, California

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Building: Buck Institute for Age Research
Location: Marin County, California
Completed: 1999
Architect: I.M. Pei, L.C. Pei, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners services
Associate Architect: Office of Dan Kiley
Structural Engineer: Leslie E. Robertson Associates
Mechanical/ Electrical Engineer: John L. Altieri

AE Interest: 355,000-square-foot, five buildings connected by arcade, hexagonal courtyard, travertine exterior, skylit exhibition space, 230 seat auditorium, focus on natural lighting for interiors

Written by Brandon Long

August 31, 2010 at 6:08 pm

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Musée d’Art Moderne – Kitchberg, Luxembourg

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Building: Musée d’Art Moderne
Location: Kitchberg, Luxembourg
Completion: 2006
Architect: I.M. Pei, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
Associate Architect: Geroges Reuter Architectes
Structural Engineer: Schroeder & Associés
Mechanical Engineer: Jean Schmit Engineering
Electrical Engineer: Felgen & Associés Engineering
Lighting Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners, Fisher Marantz Stone
Landscape Architect: Michel Desvigne Paysagiste DPLG

AE Interest: Design integrated with nearby fort, asymmetrical design, 45 degree geometry, limestone exterior, glass south facade, interior garden and sculpture court

Written by Brandon Long

August 31, 2010 at 6:05 pm

Posted in Built

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