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731 Lexington Avenue – New York, New York

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Building: 731 Lexington Avenue (One Beacon Court/ Bloomberg Tower)
Location: New York, New York
Completion: 2005
Architect: Cesar Pelli and Associates
Executive Architect: SLCE Architects
Interior Architecture: Studios Architecture and Pentagram
Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti
Mass Damper System: WSP Flack + Kurtz Inc.

AE Interest: tuned damper mass, semicircular glass interior walls
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Written by Jordan Miller

February 1, 2011 at 2:56 pm

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Museum of Modern Art – San Francisco, California

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Building: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Location: San Francisco, California
Completion: 1995
Architect: Mario Botta
Mechanical/Electrical Expansion: Flack + Kurtz Inc.

AE Interest: Strong geometric forms with daylighting, monumental stair/bridge

Written by Jordan Miller

February 1, 2011 at 2:43 pm

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Connecticut Science Center – Hartford, Connecticut

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Building: Connecticut Science Center
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Completion: 2008
Architect: César Pelli
Client: Connecticut Science Center
Post-Occupancy Consulting: WSP Flack + Kurtz Inc.

AE Interest: on-site fuel cell power generation, Gold Level LEED Certified green building

Written by Jordan Miller

February 1, 2011 at 2:31 pm

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Cranbrook Institute of Science – Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

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Building: Cranbrook Institute of Science
Location: 39221 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Architect: Steven Holl
Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners
Completion: 1998

AE Interest: open, slipped “U” design to allow better circulation, large windowed areas, outdoor environmental continuity

Written by Jordan Miller

August 30, 2010 at 12:03 pm

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Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art – Los Angeles, California

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Building: Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art
Location: 250 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, California
Architect: Arata Isozaki
Associate Architect: Gruen Associates
Structural: John A. Martin & Associates, Inc.
Mechanical: Syska & Hennessy
Lighting: Jules Fisher & Paul Marantz Inc.
Acoustical: Bolt, Beranek & Newman
Contractor: HCB Contractors
Completion: 1986

AE Interest: transparent skylights, unique volumes including semi-cylinders and pyramids

Written by Jordan Miller

August 30, 2010 at 12:01 pm

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Abteiberg Museum – Mönchengladbach, Germany

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Building: Abteiberg Museum
Location: Abteistr. 27, 41061 Mönchengladbach, Germany
Architect: Hans Hollein
Builder: Stadt Mönchengladbach
Completion: 1982

AE Interest: arranged on multiple topographical levels, diverse building materials ranging from glass to marble, chrome, and tin sheets

Written by Jordan Miller

August 30, 2010 at 11:59 am

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Haas-Haus – Vienna, Austria

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Building: Haas-Haus
Location: Graben, Ecke Stephansdom, 1010 Vienna, Austria
Architect: Hans Hollein
Client: Zentralsparkasse, Wiener Städtische, Wiener Verein
Completion: 1990

AE Interest: curved stone screens, external structural glazing façade

Written by Jordan Miller

August 30, 2010 at 11:54 am

Posted in Built

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