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Zlota 44 – Warsaw, Poland

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Building: Zlota 44
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Expected completion: 2010
Architect: Daniel Libeskind
Developer: Orco and CEO Jean-Fran├žois Ott

AE Interests: 192m tall luxury apartment building; sweeping glass facade and bending walls; sun terrace; designed to high level of sustainability; thermal efficiency; natural ventilation

Written by Kenny Greaves

January 25, 2010 at 8:43 pm

Posted in Under Construction

Hotel Josef – Prague, Czech Republic

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Building: Hotel Josef
Location: Prague, Czezh Republic
Completed: 2002
Architect: Eva Jirinca
Interior Design: Eva Jirinca

AE Interests: modern amenities while maintaining Prague’s traditional architecture; two buildings connected by a courtyard that unifies the public areas; natural daylighting deep into building

Written by Kenny Greaves

January 25, 2010 at 8:05 pm

Posted in Built

Semi-Detached House – Tabasalu, Estonia

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Building: Semi-Detached House
Location: Tabasalu, Estonia
Completed: 2002
Architect: Architectural Bureau Kolde Grupp
Structural Engineer: Kolde Grupp

Written by Kenny Greaves

January 25, 2010 at 2:08 pm

Posted in Built

Lilium Tower – Warsaw, Poland

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Building: Lilium Tower
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Built: Development on hold Jan 2009
Architect: Zaha Hadid with Patrik Schumacher
Project Architect: Markus Planteu
Competition Team: Thomas Mathoy, Sophia Razzaque, Naomi Fritz, Daniel
Widrig, Fulvio Wirz, Mariagrazia Lanza, Dennis Brezina
Strucural Consultant: ARUP

AE Interests: 240m tall; central core forms backbone of structure; low-energy use designed to cope with extremes of climate

Written by Kenny Greaves

January 25, 2010 at 1:55 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

Agora Headquarters – Warsaw, Poland

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Building: Agora Headquarters
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Completed: 2002
Architect: JEMS Architekci
Project manager: Andrzej Sidorowicz
Project Management, consultation to the design team on the application of certain materials and technologies, and construction supervision: Arup Polska
General contractor: Porr Polska S.A.
Costs of construction and installation labor: USD 40,296,000

AE Interests: opened up to daylighting and use of interior gardens within building’s framework; use of louvers to direct daylight

Written by Kenny Greaves

January 25, 2010 at 1:47 pm

Posted in Built

Estonian Embassy – Vilnus, Lithuania

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Building: Estonian Embassy
Location: Vilnus, Lithuania
Completed: 1998
Architect: 3+1 Architects

AE Interests: hallway creates a terrace garden that gets southern and evening sun; 3.5 story building created by 7 half floors; two distinct facades: one side of blue stained limestone and one hanging green glass;

Written by Kenny Greaves

January 25, 2010 at 1:34 pm

Posted in Built

British Embassy – Moscow, Russia

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Building: British Embassy
Location: Moscow, Russia
Completed: 2000
Architect: ABK Architects
Lighting: Delmatic

AE Intrests: “transparent” glass facade symbolize open relations between UK and Russia

Written by Kenny Greaves

January 25, 2010 at 1:11 pm

Posted in Built

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