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University Hall of Residence – Austin, Texas

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Building: University Hall of Residence
Location: Austin, TX
Architects: Alejandro Aravena and Ricardo Torrejon
Assistants: Tiffani Erdmanczyk, Adam Pyrek, Travis Hughbanks, Joyce Chen, Leyla Shams, Victor Oddo, Rebecca Emmons.
Structural Engineers: Datum Engineers

AE interests: handmade bricks used in exterior facade to roughen texture and provide a monastic tone.  Some bricks were placed in smooth stretcher bond patterns along the facade.

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Written by Guy Bergel

January 26, 2012 at 5:43 pm

Posted in Built

International Commerce Centre – Hong Kong, China

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Building: International Commerce Centre
Location: Hong Kong, China
Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox
Manager: Kai Shing Management Services
Landscaping: Belt Collins & Associates
Developer: Sun Hung Kai Properties
Completion: 2010

AE Interests: Tallest building in Hong Kong.

Written by Guy Bergel

September 1, 2011 at 12:47 pm

Posted in Built

333 Wacker Drive – Chicago, United States

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Building: 333 Wacker Drive
Location: Chicago, Il
Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox
Manager: Hines Interests Limited Partnership
Completion: 1983

AE Interests: The first project from KPF.  Features a combination of circular and linear geometries in the structural framework.

Written by Guy Bergel

August 30, 2011 at 4:46 pm

Posted in Built

Modern Museum of Art – New York, United States

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Building: Modern Museum of Art
Location: New York, NY
Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox
Construction Manager: AMEC
Lighting Consultant: George Saxton
Completion: 2004

AE Interests: Serves as one of the most iconic modern art museums in the world.  The building itself resembles modern art and culture.

Written by Guy Bergel

August 30, 2011 at 4:32 pm

Posted in Built

Westendtower – Frankfurt, Germany

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Building: Westendtower
Location: Frankfurt, Germany
Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox
Completion: 1993

AE Interests: The facade consists of granite and the shape of the building is reminiscent of the statue of Liberty

Written by Guy Bergel

August 30, 2011 at 4:17 pm

Posted in Built

Lotte Super Tower 123 – Seoul, Korea

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Building: Lotte Super Tower 123
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox
Project Manager: Lotte
Completion: 2015

AE Interests: Among the tallest skyscrapers in the World.  The unusual geometry and color of the facade represent traditional Korean ceramics.

Written by Guy Bergel

August 30, 2011 at 4:09 pm

Posted in Under Construction

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