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Taubman Museum of Art – Roanoke, Virginia

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Project: Taubman Museum of Art
Location: Roanoke, Virginia
Architect: Randall Stout Architects, Inc
General Contractor: Balfour Beatty Construction
Geotechnical Engineer: Froehling & Robertson, Inc., Roanoke, VA
Civil Engineer: Mattern & Craig
Structural Engineer: DeSimone Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Mechanical/ Plumbing Engineer: IBE Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Electrical Engineer: Kocher, Schirra & Goharizi Consulting Engineers
Rainwater Harvesting System Engineer: Rainwater Management Solutions
Lighting Consultant: LAM Partners
Status: Completed
Completed: November, 2008

AE Interests: Complex geometry, passive solar, daylighting, thermally efficient envelope, computerized building management system

Written by Jimmy Principe

August 25, 2011 at 3:34 pm

Posted in Built

Beekman Tower – New York City, New York

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Project: Beekman Tower
Location: New York City, New York
Architect: Gehry Partners, LLP
Structure Engineer: WSP Cantor Seinuk
Developer: Forest City Ratner
Status: Under Construction
Expected Completion: 2011

 

AE Interest: complex geometry, will contain hospital as well as an elementary school below the residential tower.

Written by Jimmy Principe

December 7, 2010 at 5:39 pm

Posted in Under Construction

National Museum of African American History and Culture – Washington, DC

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Building: National Museum of African American History and Culture
Location: National Mall, Washington DC
Client: Smithsonian Institution
Architect: Foster & Partners
Status: Proposed Design
Budget: $500 million

AE Interests: Complex spiral geometry, large cantilevered volume.  Sunken courtyard / entry.

Written by Jimmy Principe

October 28, 2010 at 1:55 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

Nanjing Museum of Art & Architecture – Nanjing, China

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Building: Nanjing Museum of Art & Architecture
Location: Nanjing
Status: Under Construction
Client: Nanjing Foshou Lake Architecture and Art Developments Ltd
Designer: Stephen Holl
Structural Engineer: Guy Nordenson and Associates
Lighting Design: L’Observatoire International

AEInterest: Galleries composed primarily of cantilevered walkways. Full story box truss above a rammed earth base.

Written by Jimmy Principe

October 25, 2010 at 2:39 pm

Posted in Under Construction

Free University Library, Berlin Germany

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Building: Free University Library
Location: Berlin, Germany
Completed: September 2005
Owner: Free University
Architect: Foster + Partners

AE Interests:  Double skinned facade that uses natural ventilation, separation of the flooring structure from the outer facade allows natural light to penetrate into the stacks, interesting dome shape and interesting floor slab shapes.

Written by Jimmy Principe

September 2, 2010 at 2:20 pm

Posted in Built

United States Capitol Visitor Center, Washington DC

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Building: United States Capitol Visitor Center
Location: Washington, DC
Status: Completed
Date Completed: 2008
Architect: RTKL Associates Inc.

AE interests: Large excavation in historic area, glass roof

Written by Jimmy Principe

August 25, 2010 at 2:36 pm

Posted in Built

Denver International Airport – Denver, Colorado

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Building: Denver International Airport
Location: Denver, Colorado
Status: Completed
Date Completed: 1995
Architect: Fentress Bradburn Architects
Roof Engineer: Horst Berger
AE interests: Fabric Structure Roof

Written by Jimmy Principe

April 21, 2010 at 9:49 am

Posted in Built

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