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Su Baek Dang – Nam Yang Ju, Kyoung Gi, South Korea

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Building:  Su Baek Dang
Location: Nam Yang Ju, Kyoung Gi, South Korea
Completed:1998
Architect: Hyo-Sang Seung

AE interests: simple geometry, efficient use of space,  steel framed pavilion

Written by Julian Park

January 28, 2010 at 11:31 am

Posted in Built

Adonis Golf Club Clubhouse – Yangsan, South Korea

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Building: Adonis Golf Club Clubhouse
Location: Yangsan, South Korea
Completed: 1999
Architect: John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects

AE interests: large, glass facade allows lighting by natural sunlight; tilted roof;

Written by Julian Park

January 28, 2010 at 1:51 am

Posted in Built

Dong Heon – Nam Yang Ju, Kyoung Gi, South Korea

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Building: Dong Heon
Location: Nam Yang Ju, Kyoung Gi, South Korea
Completed: 2000
Architect: Hyo-Sang Seung

AE interests: stilted in mid-air, harmonizes with surrounding environment

Written by Julian Park

January 28, 2010 at 1:50 am

Posted in Built

Dong Kwang Methodist Church – Iksan, Jeon Ra Buk Do, South Korea

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Building: Dong Kwang Methodist Church
Location: Iksan, South Korea
Completed:2002
Architect: Hyo-Sang Seung

AE interests: inclined roof, sloping sided tower

Written by Julian Park

January 28, 2010 at 1:48 am

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Kwangju Worldcup Stadium – Pungam-dong, Kwangju, South Korea

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Building: Kwangju Worldcup Stadium
Location: Pungam-dong, Kwangju, South Korea
Completed: 2001
Architect: Space Group

AE interests: gently curved roof spanning entire stadium covers 60% of spectator seats, equipped with a press center and multiple facilities for players and spectators, seating capacity: 42,880

Building: Adonis Golf Club Clubhouse
Location: Yangsan, South Korea
Completed: 1999
Architect: John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects

AE interests: large, glass façade, tilted roof

Written by Julian Park

January 28, 2010 at 1:41 am

Posted in Built

Dongbu Financial Centre – Seoul, South Korea

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Building: Dongbu Financial Centre
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Completed: 2002
Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

AE interests: irregular building structure

Written by Julian Park

January 28, 2010 at 1:40 am

Posted in Built

¬Transportation Centre, Incheon International Airport – Incheon, South Korea

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Building: Transportation Centre, Incheon International Airport
Location: Incheon, South Korea
Completed:2002
Architect: Terry Farrell & Partners
Concept Sustainable Design and Building Services Engineering: Battle McCarthy Limited

AE interests: aluminum tile envelope; arched roofing; sleek, curved surfaces; large glass facades allow natural sunlight to flow in;

Written by Julian Park

January 28, 2010 at 1:39 am

Posted in Built

OPUS Concert Hall Building – Seoul, South Korea

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Building:  OPUS Concert Hall Building
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Completed: 1998
Architect: Hak Sik Son

AE interests:  insulated from external street noise; both acoustical and visual considerations; complex envelope using reinforced concrete frame, exposed concrete, corrugated metal, and glass facades

Written by Julian Park

January 28, 2010 at 1:34 am

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¬Dongbu Church – Seoul, South Korea

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Building: Dongbu Church
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Completed:  2001
Architect: Jae Yong Lim

AE interests: built on a rocky, uneven site; steep, floating roof

Written by Julian Park

January 28, 2010 at 1:33 am

Posted in Built

Welcomm City – Seoul, South Korea

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Building: Welcomm City
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Completed: 2000
Architect: Hyo Sang Seung

AE interests: first rusty cor-ten steel façade built in South Korea, four “little houses” that stand on a concrete base

Written by Julian Park

January 28, 2010 at 1:28 am

Posted in Built

Bridge of Life Museum – Panama City, Panama

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bridge of life

Building:  Bridge of Life Museum
Location:  Panama City, Panama
Completed: 2007
Architect:  Gehry Partners, LLP

AE Interests: intricate roof design, sustainability

Written by Julian Park

August 28, 2009 at 2:37 pm

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IAC/InterActiveCorp Headquarters – New York, New York

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IAC

Building:  InterActiveCorp Headquarters
Location:  New York, New York
Completed: 2007
Architect:  Gehry Partners, LLP
Structural Engineer: Desimone Consulting Engineers
Mechanical Engineer: Cosentini Engineering
Electrical Engineer: Cosentini Engineering

AE Interests: complex, twisted structure

Written by Julian Park

August 28, 2009 at 2:25 pm

Posted in Built

Lou Ruvo Alzheimer’s Institute – Las Vegas, Nevada

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lou ruvo

Building:  Lou Ruvo Alzheimer’s Institute
Location:  Las Vegas, Nevada
Completed: 2009
Architect:  Gehry Partners, LLP
Structural Engineer: WSP Cantor Seinuk
MEP: Cosentini Associates

AE Interests: uneven stack of block units, sustainable waves of steel and glass cover, complex structure and form

Written by Julian Park

August 28, 2009 at 2:11 pm

Posted in Built

Gehry Tower – Hanover, Germany

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gehry tower

Building:  Gehry Tower
Location:  Hanover, Germany
Completed: 2001
Architect:  Frank Gehry

AE Interests: twisted stainless steel facade, ferroconcrete core optimizes ground space

Written by Julian Park

August 28, 2009 at 1:59 pm

Posted in Built

Gehry House – Santa Monica, California

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gehry house

Building:  Gehry House
Location:  Santa Monica, California
Completed: 1978
Architect:  Frank Gehry

AE Interests: light wood frame and corrugated metal in a residential structure

Written by Julian Park

August 28, 2009 at 1:41 pm

Posted in Built

Guggenheim Museum – Bilbao, Spain

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Building: Guggenheim Museum
Location: Bilbao, Spain
Completed: 1997
Architect: Frank Gehry
Structural Engineer: SOM
MEP: Cosentini Associates
Construction:  URSSA, S. Coop Ltd.,

AE Interests:  complex geometry, steel structure, titanium metal panel facade. `

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Written by Julian Park

August 28, 2009 at 1:28 pm

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Hotel Marques de Riscal – Elciego, Spain

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Hotel Marques de Rescal

Building:  Hotel Marques de Riscal
Location:  Elciego, Spain
Completed: 2006
Architect:  Gehry Partners, LLP
Executive Architect: IDOM
Structural Engineering: IDOM
Mechanical Engineering: IDOM
Electrical Engineering: IDOM

AE Interests: complex structure, curved steel cover, structure is lifted above site on columns

Written by Julian Park

August 28, 2009 at 1:07 pm

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Foundation Louis Vuitton – Paris, France

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Foundation Louis Vuitton

Building:  Foundation Louis Vuitton
Location:  Paris, France (Jardin d’Acclimatation)
Completion Expected: 2009
Architect:  Gehry Partners, LLP
Mechanical Engineer: WSP
Electrical Engineer: WSP

AE Interests: glass exterior integrating landscape into experience, complexity of structure, sustainability

Written by Julian Park

August 28, 2009 at 12:50 pm

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Science Library – Princeton, New Jersey

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Science Library

Building:  Science Library
Location:  Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
Completed: 2008
Architect:  Gehry Partners, LLP

AE Interests: complexity of form, sustainability

Written by Julian Park

August 28, 2009 at 12:33 pm

Posted in Built

Art Gallery of Ontario – Ontario, Canada

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Art Gallery of Ontario

Building: Art Gallery of Ontario
Location: Ontario, Canada
Completed: 2008
Architect: Gehry Partners, LLP
Structural Engineer: Halcrow Yolles Engineering, Inc
Mechanical Engineer: H.H. Angus

AE Interests: natural light, structure, sustainability

Written by Julian Park

August 28, 2009 at 12:17 pm

Posted in Built

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