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H-16, Stuttgart, Germany

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Building: H-16 House
Completed: 2006
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Client: H. & G. Link, Balingen/Germany
Architect: Werner Sobek
Structural Engineer: Werner Sobek Engineering and Design

AE Interests: Sustainable design, fully recyclable with zero emissions and zero energy usage, design blends with landscape

Written by Carlos Estrada

February 1, 2011 at 4:17 pm

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Municipal Offices and Station – Delft, The Netherlands

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Building: Municipal Offices and Station
Location: Delft, The Netherlands
Completion: 2014 (expected)
Architect: Mecanoo Architecten
Structural Engineer: ABT bv

AE Interests: Energy efficient: uses 35% less energy than government standards, vaulted ceiling, long curtain wall for ground floor, blue and white tiles for most of the inerior.

Written by Carlos Estrada

September 2, 2010 at 12:17 pm

La Llotja Theatre and Congress Centre – Lleida, Spain

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Building: La Llotja theatre and congress centre
Location: Lleida, Spain
Completion: 2010
Architect: Mecanoo Architecten
Structural Engineer: BOMA, ABT
Contractor: UTE Dragados + Obrum

AE Interests: Extruded Cantilevered volumes protect visitors from sun and rain, Stone walls with concrete core ties absorb heat, sustainable design: roof contains garden to help reduce heat and solar panels to absorb energy for haeting and cooling.

Written by Carlos Estrada

August 31, 2010 at 5:04 pm

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FiftyTwoDegrees – Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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Building: FiftyTwoDegrees Businees and Innovation Centre
Location: Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Completion: 2008
Architect: Mecanoo Architecten
Structural Engineer: ARUP
Contractor: Ballast Nedam Speciale Projecten

AE Interests: Aluminum and glass façade with pixelated pattern, lower 8 floors of 17 are tilted 10 degrees, bent structural form made possible with hybrid construction of concrete and steel.

Written by Carlos Estrada

August 31, 2010 at 4:13 pm

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National Performing Arts Center – Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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Project: National Performing Arts Center
Location: Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Completion: 2013 (expected)
Architect: Mecanoo Architecten
Structural Engineering: Supertech
Acoustics: Xu Acoustique

AE Interests: Sustainable design in response to subtropical climate, undulating topographical roof is partially covered by grass and plants, creating natural and efficient building cooling. Structure contains concert hall, opera house, and semi-open theatres totaling 6000 seats.

Written by Carlos Estrada

August 30, 2010 at 10:35 pm

New Carver Apartments – Los Angeles, California

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Building: New Carver Apartments
Location: 1624 South Hope St., Los Angeles, California
Completion: 2010
Architect: Michael Maltzan Architecture
Structural Engineer: B.W. Smith Structural Engineers
General Contractor: Westport Construction
MEP: IBE Consulting Engineers

AE Interests: Wood and concrete frame clad in stucco, trapezoidal fan shape minimizes transmission of traffic noise and exhaust into building, galvanized sheet metal fins line the courtyard to desguise structural steel columns, guardrails, roof drains, and form privacy screen for residents.

Written by Carlos Estrada

August 30, 2010 at 9:02 pm

Posted in Built

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