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Olympic Aquatic Center – London, UK

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Building:  Olympic Aquatic Center, 2012 Summer Olympics
Location: Stratford, London, UK
Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects
Structural Engineer: Arup
Services Engineer: Arup
Construction: Balfour Beatty
Roof Completed August 2009
Building Completed 2011

AE Interests:  2012 London Summer Olympics, Complex Geometry, large-span (3 supports), Olympic Mode (w/stands) and Legacy Mode, Steel Roof Fan-Truss Structure, Software Process Maya to Rhino to Revit. Underside of roof will be red louro timber. Roofing is standing seam metal. `

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UTL2011-A, UTL2011-E, UTL2011C?

Article:
BDOnline 9/10/10 – roof

Written by Cullen Vance

June 25, 2010 at 8:00 am

Posted in Under Construction

Sports Centre – Zug, Switzerland

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Building:  Sports Centre (Sporthalle Zug)
Location:  Zug, Switzerland
Completion:  2001
Architect:  Betrix & Consolascio Architekten
AE Interests:  Amethyst coloured structural glass sheet exterior, piers supporting roof

Written by Cullen Vance

January 21, 2010 at 4:54 pm

Posted in Built

Guglielmini House – Pregassona, Switzerland

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Building:  Guglielmini House
Location:  Pregassona, Switzerland
Completion: 2002
Architect: Luca Gazzaniga
Associate:  Carlo Ceccolini
AE Interests:  Built into a steep hillside, use of assymetry and glass to incorpate natural surroundings into structure

Written by Cullen Vance

January 21, 2010 at 4:44 pm

Posted in Built

Ferretti Arnaboldi House – Locarno, Switzerland

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Building:  Ferretti Arnaboldi House
Location:  Locarno, Switzerland
Architect:  Michele Arnaboldi Architetto
Completion: 1999
AE Interests:  Large cantilevered concrete slabs, Use of piles and spread footings to secure foundation in soil on hillside

Written by Cullen Vance

January 21, 2010 at 4:33 pm

Posted in Built

Oratorio Di Porta: Brissago, Switzerland

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Building:  Oratorio Di Porta (Chiesa di Porta)
Location:  Brissago, Switzerland
Architect:  Raffaele Cavadini
Completion:  1996
AE Interests:  Reinforced Concrete Skeleton

Written by Cullen Vance

January 21, 2010 at 4:26 pm

Posted in Built

House Willimann – Sevgein, Switzerland

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Building:  House Willimann
Location:  Darschaleuns, Sevgein, Switzerland
Completion: 1999
Architect:  Bearth & Deplazes
AE Interests:  Gable roof, Hillside placement, Polygonal plan, Inexpensive materials making constructiong more difficult

Written by Cullen Vance

January 21, 2010 at 3:54 pm

Posted in Built

School – Paspels, Switzerland

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Building: School
Location:  Paspels, Switzerland
Completion:  2005
Architect:  Valerio Olgiati
AE Interests:  Reinforced Concrete Monolith,  All exterior corners are made to be perceived as right angles, Two right angles per interior room

Written by Cullen Vance

January 21, 2010 at 3:43 pm

Posted in Built

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