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Durance Theatre – Chateau-Arnoux, France

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Building: Durance Theatre
Location: Chateau-Arnoux, France
Architect: Philippe Gazeau
Structural Engineers: Iosis/Oth Méditeranée
AE Interest: Exposed structure. Reinforced concrete main building with interesting steel truss roof structure.

MORE ABOUT: Durance Theatre – Chateau-Arnoux

Written by John Surovik

January 27, 2012 at 2:10 pm

Posted in Built

Education Executive Agency & Tax Office – Groningen, Netherlands

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Building: Education Executive Agency & Tax Office
Location: Groningen, Netherlands
Completed: 2011
Architect: UNStudio
Structural Engineer: Arup

AE Interests: minimized energy and material use, design inspired by sun and wind management, minimal effect on surrounding green space

Written by John Surovik

August 30, 2011 at 4:39 pm

Posted in Built

Dance Palace – St. Petersburg, Russia

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Building: Dance Palace
Location: St. Petersburg, Russia
Status: Competition winner
Client: Petersburg City LLC
Architect: UNStudio
Structural Engineer: Arup

AE Interests: curved exterior facade, mixture of opaque and transparent panels causes the building to emit scattered light

Written by John Surovik

August 30, 2011 at 4:39 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

Ponte Parodi – Genoa, Italy

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Building: Ponte Parodi
Location: Genoa, Italy
Scheduled Completion: 2013
Architect: UNStudio
Structural Engineer: Arup

AE Interests: blends nicely into old harbor area, green roof

Written by John Surovik

August 30, 2011 at 4:38 pm

Posted in Under Construction

Light*House – Aarhus, Denmark

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Building: Light*House
Location: Aarhus, Denmark
Status: Competition Winner
Architects: UNStudio, 3XN, Jan Gehl
Engineers: Grontmij, Carl Bro

AE Interest: Mixed-use facility including housing and social function, facade designed to mimic light reflected off water

Written by John Surovik

August 30, 2011 at 4:38 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

Flagstore Louis Vuitton – Japan

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Building: Flagstore Louis Vuitton
Location: Japan
Completed: 2007
Architect: UNStudio
Structure/Lighting/Facade Engineers: Arup

AE Interest: Natural ventilation patterns circulate fresh air through gardens and throughout the building, leaf shape emphasized in floor plan, section, and elevation

Written by John Surovik

August 30, 2011 at 4:38 pm

Posted in Built

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