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American Folk Art Museum – New York, New York

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Building: American Folk Art Museum
Location: 45 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019
Completed: 2001
Architect: Tod Williams Billie Tsien
Associate Architect: Helfand Myerberg Guggenheimer Architects
Structural Engineer: Severud Associates
MEP Engineer: Ambrosino DePinto & Schmeider
General Contractor: Pavarini Construction Company
Structural System: Concrete
Exterior Cladding: Metal/Glass Curtain Wall

Awards – AIA National Honor Award 2003

AE Interests: Complex Composite Materials, Minimal Construction Space

Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 4:27 pm

Posted in Built

Rose Center for Earth and Space – New York, New York

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Building: Rose Center for Earth and Space
Location: 5 West 81 Street, New York, NY 10024
Completed: 2000
Architect: Polsehk Partnership Architects
Structural Engineer: Weidlinger Associates, Inc.General Contractor: Morse Diesel International

AE Interest: Use of structural glass and steel

Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 4:17 pm

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Perry Street Apartments – New York, New York

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Building: Perry Street Apartments
Location: 166 Perry Street, New York, NY 10014
Completed: 2002
Architect: Richard Meier & Partners Architects LLP
Interior Designer: Richard Meier & Partners Architects LLP
Structural Engineer: Arup
MEP Engineer: Ambrosino, DePinto & Schmeider
Electrical Engineer: Ambrosino, DePinto & Schmeider
General Contractor: Bovis Lend Lease

Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 3:59 pm

Posted in Built

Louis Vuitton North American Headquarters (LVMH) Tower – New York, New York

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Building: LVMH Tower
Location: 19 East 57th Street, New York, NY‎ 10022
Completed: 2000
Architect: Atelier Christian de Portzamparc
Architect of Record: The Hillier Group
Production Architect: HKS
Structural Engineer: Weiskopf & Pickworth
MEP Engineer: Liker Associates
Curtain Wall Engineer: R.A.Heintges
Geotechnical Engineer: Langan Engineering and Environmental Services
General Contractor: Tishman Construction Corporation
Structural System: Steel, Metal/Glass Curtain Wall

Award – Business Week/Architectural Record Awards 2001 Winner

AE Interests: Use of different glass materials including clear glass, green glass with ceramic frit, and a white, low-iron glass with a sandblasted geometric pattern.

Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 3:45 pm

Posted in Built

Westin Hotel, Times Square – New York, New York

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Building: Westin Hotel, Times Square
Location: 270 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036
Completed: 2002
Architect: Arquitectonica
Production Architect: HKS
Structural Engineer: Ysrael Seinuk
MEP Engineer: Jaros Baum & Bolles
Electrical Engineer: Jaros Baum & Bolles
Geotechnical Engineer: Langan Engineering and Environmental Services
Construction Manager: Tishman Westside Construction LLC.
Superstructure Contractor: Sorbara Construction Corp.
Curtain Wall Contractor: Permasteelisa Cladding Technologies

Award – 2002 Hospitality Project of the Year

AE Interest: Rapid Construction. Use of a dynamic isolator, to allow free movement in any horizontal plane in replacement of an expansion joint. 4,500 prefabricated curtain wall panels containing 20 different colors of glass.

Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 3:33 pm

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MoMA QNS – Queens, New York

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Building: MoMA QNS
Location: 45-20 33 Street at Queens Boulevard, Long Island City, Queens
Completed: 2005
Architect: Cooper, Robertson & Partners
Architect of Public Spaces: Michael Maltzan Architecture, Inc.
Interior Design: Lori Weatherly Interiors
Structural Engineer: De Nardis Associates
MEP Engineer: Goldman Copeland Associates
General Contractor: Turner Construction Co.

Award – 2003 Merit Award

Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 3:17 pm

Posted in Built

Austrian Cultural Forum – New York, New York

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Building: Austrian Cultural Forum
Location: 11 East 52nd Street, New York, NY 10022-5301
Completed: 2002
Architect: Atelier Raimund Abraham
Structural Engineer: Ove Arup and Partners
Electrical Engineer: Ove Arup and Partners
MEP Engineer: Ove Arup and Partners
General Contractor: Barney Skanska
Concrete Sub-Contractor: Slattery Skanska, Whitestone
Curtain Wall Consultants: R.A. Heintges Architects Consultants

Awards – 2002 Award of Merit: Institutional Award

Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 2:57 pm

Posted in Built

U.S. Courthouse & Federal Building – Islip, New York

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Building: U.S. Courthouse & Federal Building
Location: 170 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722
Completed: 2000
Architect: Richard Meier & Partners
Civil Engineer: Nelson and Pope
Site Engineer: Nelson and Pope
General Contractor: Spector Group
Construction Quality Management: Bovis Lend Lease
Structural System: Steel frame building with a precast concrete garage
Cladding System: White-coated aluminum panels

Award – BusinessWeek/Architectural Record Awards 2001 Finalist

AE Interests: Moveable interiors.

Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 2:43 pm

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Corning Museum of Glass – Corning, New York

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Building: Corning Museum of Glass
Location: 1 Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830
Completed: 2001
Architect: Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architects
Structural Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners
Electrical Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners
MEP Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners
General Contractor: Welliver McGuire
Structural System: High-Strength Stainless Steel with architectural concrete.

Award – BusinessWeek/Architectural Record Awards 2001 Winner

AE Interest: Use of low iron polished plate glass and tempered & laminated glass

Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 2:33 pm

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Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery – Saratoga Springs, New York

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Building: Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery
Location: 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Completed: 2000
Architect: Antoine Predock
Architect of Record: Einhorn Yaffee Prescott, Architecture & Engineering, P.C.
Structural Engineer: Paragon Structural Design
Civil Engineer: Saratoga Associates
MEP Engineer: Einhorn Yaffee Prescott, Architecture & Engineering, P.C.
General Contractor: Barry Bette & Led Duke, Inc.
Structural System: Masonry bearing wall with localized structural steel supporting beam and composite floor and roof framing.

Written by Joyce Chiu

January 25, 2010 at 8:50 pm

Posted in Built

Taipei 101 – Taipei, Taiwan

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Taipei101

Building: Taipei 101
Location: Sinyi Rd, Taipei, Taiwan
Completed: 2004
Architect: C.Y. Lee & Partners
Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti
Contractor: KTRT Joint Venture

AE Interests: Structural Stability, Mass Damper.

Click here for more about this building

Written by Joyce Chiu

August 31, 2009 at 11:32 am

Posted in Built

Museo Picasso Malaga – Madrid, Spain

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Museo-Picasso-Malaga

Building: Museo Picasso Malaga
Location: C/ San Agustín 8, 29015 Malaga, Spain
Completed: 2004
Architect: Gluckman Mayner Architects
Architect of Record: Camara/Martin Delgado Arquitectos
Landscape Architect: Maria Medina
Structural Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners
MEP Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners
General Contractor: Ferrovial Agroman
Awards: 2006 AIA Institute Honor Awards for Architecture

AE Interests: Historic Renovation, Historic Preservation, Contemporary addition to Historic Architecture.

Written by Joyce Chiu

August 28, 2009 at 1:12 pm

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Olive 8 – Seattle, WA

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Olive 8 - Seattle, WAOlive 8 night

Building: Olive 8
Location: 737 Olive Way, Seattle, WA 98101
Completed: 2008
Architect: Gluckman Mayner Architects
Architect of Record: Mulvanny G2 Architecture
Structural Engineer: KPFF Consulting Engineers
MP Engineer: McKinstry
Electrical Engineer: Sparling
Civil Engineer: Bush, Roed & Hitchings, Inc.
Acoustic Consultant: BRC Acoustics
Energy/LEED Consultant: Rushing, Co.

AE Interests: Curtain Wall Technology, Fritted Glass, Sustainability, LEED.

Written by Joyce Chiu

August 28, 2009 at 12:33 pm

Posted in Built

Mii Amo Spa – Sedona, Arizona

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Mii_amo_Outdoor_Pool

Building: Mii Amo Spa
Location: 525 Boynton Canyon Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336
Completed: 2001
Architect: Gluckman Mayner Architects
Landscape Architect: Ten Eyck Landscape Architects
Structural Engineer: Rudow & Berry, Inc.
MEP Engineer: Clark Engineers SW, Inc.
Civil Engineer: Shepard-Wesnitzer, Inc.
General Contractor: Linthicum Constructors

AE Interests: Use of Organic Materials

Written by Joyce Chiu

August 28, 2009 at 12:48 am

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Syracuse University Warehouse – Syracuse, New York

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Syracuse University Warehouse - Syracuse, New York

Building: Syracuse University, The Warehouse
Location: 350 West Fayette Street, Syracuse, NY 13202
Completed: 2006
Architect: Gluckman Mayner Architects
Architect of Record: VIP Architectural Associates
Structural Engineer: John P. Stopen Engineering Partnership
MEP Engineer: Sack & Associates Consulting Engineers
Civil Engineer: Environmental Design and Research
Construction Manager: VIP Structures
Awards:
2007 Design Award for Architecture, AIA New York State
Best of 2006 Award, New York Construction

AE Interests: Historic MEP and Fire Renovation

Written by Joyce Chiu

August 28, 2009 at 12:15 am

Posted in Built

Tribeca Townhouse – New York, New York

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Tribeca Townhouse - New York, New York

Building: Tribeca Townhouse
Location: 16 Warren Street, New York, NY 10007
Completed: 2003
Architect: Gluckman Mayner Architects

AE Interests: Suspended Steel Mesh Box

Written by Joyce Chiu

August 27, 2009 at 11:32 pm

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One Kenmare Square – New York, New York

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One Kenmare Square - New York, New York

Building: One Kenmare Square
Location: 210 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012
Completed: 2006
Architect: Gluckman Mayner Architects
Structural Engineers:  DeSimone Consulting Engineers

AE Interests: Undulating Facade, Vertical Glass Notch.

Written by Joyce Chiu

August 27, 2009 at 11:11 pm

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Museum of Contemporary Art – San Diego, California

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Building: Museum of Contemporary Art
Location: 1100 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
Completed: 2007
Architect: Gluckman Mayner Architects
Architect of Record: Heritage Architecture and Planning
Structural Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners
MEP Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners
Civil Engineers: Lintvedt, McColl and Associates
Construction Manager: H.R. Weatherford Co.
Awards: 2007 Merit Award, AIA San Diego

AE Interests: Historic Restoration, Integration of New Building Systems, Corrugated Metal Panels.

Written by Joyce Chiu

August 27, 2009 at 10:14 pm

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Austin Museum of Art – Austin, Texas

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Austin Museum of Art

Building: Austin Museum of Art
Location: 4th & Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX 78701
Completion: On Hold
Architect: Gluckman Mayner Architects
Architect of Record: Barnes Gromatzky Kosarek Architects
Landscape Architects: Land Design Studio
Structural Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners
MEP Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners
Civil Engineer: Martinez Wright & Mendez
General Contractor: Centex (Construction Manager)

AE Interests: Translucent Glass Walls, Aluminum Fins, Cast-in-place Concrete.

Written by Joyce Chiu

August 27, 2009 at 10:01 pm

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Helmut Lang Parfums – New York, New York

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Building: Helmut Lang Parfums
Location: 80 Greene Street, New York, NY 10012
Completion: 2001
Architect: Gluckman Mayner Architects
Structural Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners

AE Interests: Installation of Steel Wall and Glass Wall.

Written by Joyce Chiu

August 27, 2009 at 8:44 pm

Posted in Built

Mori Arts Museum – Tokyo, Japan

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Mori Arts Center - Tokyo, Japan

Building: Mori Arts Museum
Location: Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Completion: 2004
Architect: Gluckman Mayner Architects
Architect of Record: Irie Miyake Architects & Engineers
Structural Engineer: Yoshinori Nito + Dewhurst Macfarlane and Partners
ME Engineer: Altieri Sebor Wieber

AE Interests: Building Envelope, Structural Stainless-Steel Cables, Horizontal Framing Rings, Glazed Footbridge, Translucent Structural Glass.

Written by Joyce Chiu

August 27, 2009 at 8:20 pm

Posted in Built

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