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Japan Pavilion, EXPO 2000 – Hanover, Germany

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Building: Japan Pavilion, EXPO 2000
Location: Hanover, Germany
Completed: 2000
Client: EXPO 2000 Trade Fair
Architecst: OHO Joint Venture: Frei Otto and Buro Happold
Structural Engineer: Stefan Polonyi
Materials: SONOCO europe

AE Interests: The theme of the building was to create more efficient use of resources and reduceCO2 emissions. The structure can be completely recycled when dismantled. The foundation was created by wooden boxes and sand and the interior partitions were created from honeycomb board.

Written by Laurel Johnson

February 2, 2011 at 2:51 pm

Posted in Built

Tuwaiq Palace – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Building: Tuwaiq Palace
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Completed: 1985
Client: Arriyadh Development Authority
Architects: OHO Joint Venture: Frei Otto and Buro Happold

AE Interests: Won the Aga Khan Award for Architecture for the design in 1998.

Written by Laurel Johnson

February 2, 2011 at 2:49 pm

Posted in Built

Olympiapark – Munich, Germany

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Building: Olympiapark
Location: Munich, Germany
Completed: 1972
Client: City of Munich, 20th Summer Olympic Games
Architects: Behnisch & Partners
Roof Engineer: Frei Otto

AE Interests: Transparent tensile roof

Written by Laurel Johnson

February 2, 2011 at 2:45 pm

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German Pavilion, Expo ‘67 – Montreal, Canada

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Building: German Pavilion, Expo ‘67
Location: Montreal, Canada
Completed: 1967
Architects: Frei Paul Otto and Rolf Gutbrod
Engineers: Leonhardt + Andrä

AE Interests: Is an exhibition hall created through tensile structures, a prestressed membrane with a translucent (polyester) skin.

Written by Laurel Johnson

February 2, 2011 at 2:42 pm

Posted in Built

Anara Tower- Dubai, UAE

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Building: Anara Tower
Location: Dubai, UAE
Architect: Atkins
Completion: construction should have started in 2009

AE Interests: Second largest building in the world, 655 meters, two towers connected with a central glass shaft

Written by Laurel Johnson

December 13, 2009 at 12:16 am

Posted in Proposed Design

Okhta Tower- St. Petersburg, Russia

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Building: Okhta Tower

Location: St. Petersburg, Russia

Completion: no set completion date

Architect: RMJM

Structural Consultant: Jane Wernick Associates

AE Interests: Will be the tallest building in Europe, 396 meters. Double glass enclosure, concrete core, frame made of steel and stainless steel cladding, as the light hits the building at different angles throughout the day the tower gives the appearance of changing color.

Written by Laurel Johnson

December 12, 2009 at 11:55 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport- Bao’an, China

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Building: Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport
Location: Shenzhen Bao’an, China
Completed: Expected 2035
Architect: Massimiliano Fuksas
Developer: Shenzhen Planning Bureau + Shenzhen Airport Co. , Ltd.

AE Interests: inner skin of concourse made of very fine net

Written by Laurel Johnson

August 30, 2009 at 3:41 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

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