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Tietgenkollegiet – Copenhagen, Denmark

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Building: Student Housing, University of Copenhagen
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Architects: Lundgaard & Tranberg
Structural Engineer: Peter Bjersing, COWI
Landscape Architect: Marianne Levinsen Landscape

AE Interest: Precast concrete cantilevered sections

Written by Casey Farmer

January 27, 2012 at 2:01 pm

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Sir John Lyon House – London, UK

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Building: Sir John Lyon House
Location: London, UK
Architect: Sidell Gibson Architects
Facade Engineer: Arek Krym
Main Contractor: Eugena

AE Interest: One of the first designs to use glazed terracotta rainscreen, which creates an interesting design facade while improving the sustainability of the apartment, which houses luxury apartments and penthouses along with small flats for weekday use.

Written by Casey Farmer

September 1, 2011 at 12:29 pm

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Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery – Birmingham, UK

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Building: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Location: Birmingham, UK
Restoration Architect: Sidell Gibson Architects and John Miller & Partners

AE Interest: Historical redesign to improve public access, provide high profile entrance, increase amount of collection on display, and address conservation, lighting, and environmental issues for the Grade II* listed building.

Written by Casey Farmer

August 30, 2011 at 4:48 pm

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Windsor Castle (St. George’s Hall) – Bekrshire, United Kingdom

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Building: Windsor Castle (St. George’s Hall)
Location: Windsor, Bekrshire, UK
Restoration Architect: Sidell Gibson Architects

AE Interests: St. George’s Hall, in one of the most well known and historically sensitive castles in the UK, was completely gutted by fire in 1992. Restoration included modern techniques (laminated hardwood, etc.) without affecting the historic feel of the hall.

Written by Casey Farmer

August 30, 2011 at 4:25 pm

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The Patent Office – London, England

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Building: Former Patent Office
Location: London, England
Restoration Architect: Sidell Gibson Architects

AE Interests: Originally built in the 1850s, the Patent Office created technical challenges with the “integration of high-grade servicing into the historic fabric”. Features original glass and cast iron library (shown above); converted into 4 developments of commercial floor space.

Written by Casey Farmer

August 30, 2011 at 4:06 pm

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Ashford ZED Homes – Kent, England

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Building: Ashford ZED Homes
Location: Kent, England
Architect: Sidell Gibson Architects

AE Interests: First major zero fossil fuel commercial development in the UK – set to headline the government’s intentions for future housing development in the country. Heavy landscaping designed to bring together the natural world and built environment.

Written by Casey Farmer

August 30, 2011 at 3:51 pm

Posted in Built

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