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Floating House – Lake Huron, Canada

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Building: Vacation Home
Location: Lake Huron, Canada
Architects: MOS
Structural Engineer: David Bowick, Blackwell Engineers
AE Interest: Floating Foundation

MORE ABOUT: Floating House

Written by Joshua Meade

January 27, 2012 at 1:44 pm

Posted in Built

Rising House – Beijing, China

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Building: Rising House
Location: Beijing, China
Currently Under Construction
Architect: MAD

AE Interest: The hilly landscape offers a challenge for the foundation systems of the building.  Also, large open windows and an open courtyard area need to be considered carefully when designing the structural framework.

Written by Joshua Meade

August 31, 2011 at 12:16 pm

Posted in Built

Fake Hills – Beihai, China

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Building: Fake Hills
Location: Beihai, China
Currently Under Construction
Architect: MAD
Associate, Structural and Mechanical Engineering: Jiang Architects & Engineers (JAE)

AE Interest: This building will significantly reduce energy consumption by allowing natural air and light to filter through the building.

Written by Joshua Meade

August 29, 2011 at 2:14 pm

Posted in Built

China Wood Sculpture Museum – Harbin, China

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Building: China Wood Sculpture Museum
Location: Harbin, China
Currently Under Construction
Architect: MAD
Director in Charge: Ma Yansong, Dang Qun
Project Leader: Daniel Gillen

AE Interest: Having such a unique profile and fluid form, the engineers must be able to custom fit steel beams, glass, concrete, and other building materials into the curved shape of the building.

Written by Joshua Meade

August 26, 2011 at 2:54 pm

Posted in Built

Meadow Clubhouse – Ulanbutong, Inner Mongolia, China

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Building: Meadow Clubhouse
Location: Ulanbutong, Inner Mongolia, China
Completion: 2006
Architect: MAD
Structural Engineer: Beijing YunXiang Architectural Engineering Design Company Ltd.

AE Interest: Hilly terrain requires a complex building foundation system. There are two distinct landscapes: snow in winter and green hills in the summer. This poses several design issues, such as having an efficient, sustainable building that responds to the change in climate.

Written by Joshua Meade

August 26, 2011 at 2:32 pm

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Hongluo Clubhouse – Beijing, China

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Building: Hongluo Clubhouse
Location: Beijing, China
Completion: 2006
Architect: MAD
Project Architect: Florian Pucher
Design Team: Shen Jun, Christian Taubert, Marco Zuttioni, Yu Kui
Associate Architects & Engineers: IDEA Design Studio

AE Interest: Concrete Roof, Curved Windows, Elevated Foundation

Written by Joshua Meade

August 26, 2011 at 2:17 pm

Posted in Built

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