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Housing and Dining Services Admin Building at the University of California San Diego – La Jolla, California

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Building: Housing and Dining Services Admin Building at the University of California San Diego
Location: La Jolla, California
Completion: 2009
Architect: Studio E Architects
MEP Engineers: Syska Hennessy Group, Inc.

AE Interests: glass facades, LEED certified

Written by Lauren Owoc

January 31, 2011 at 2:37 pm

Posted in Built

University of Maine Michael Klahr Holocaust Resource Center – Augusta, Maine

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Building: University of Maine Michael Klahr Holocaust Resource Center
Location: Augusta, Maine
Architect: Hon and Wooten
MEP & Lighting Engineers: Syska Hennessy Group, Inc.

AE Interests: complex geometries

Written by Lauren Owoc

January 31, 2011 at 2:32 pm

Posted in Built

Pheonix Convention Center Expansion – Pheonix, Arizona

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Building: Pheonix Convention Center
Location: Pheonix, Arizona
Completed: 2008
Architect: HOK Venue Architects
Lighting Engineers: Syska Hennessy Group, Inc.
Construction: Hunt Construction

AE Interest: glass facade, cantilevered roof, architectural lighting design

Written by Lauren Owoc

January 31, 2011 at 2:22 pm

Posted in Built

Indiana Convention Center Expansion – Indianapolis, Indiana

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Building: Indiana Convention Center
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Completed: 2010
Architects: Ratio Architects
MEP & Lighting Engineers: Syska Hennessy Group, Inc.
Construction Managers: Shiel Sexton/Powers and Sons

AE Interests: glass facade, cantilevered roof

Written by Lauren Owoc

January 31, 2011 at 2:15 pm

Posted in Built

The Frick Collection – New York, New York

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Building: The Frick Collection
Location: New York, New York
Completion: 1914, renovated in early 1930s
Architects: Thomas Hastings and John Russell Pope
Engineer: Syska & Hennessy Engineers, John F. Hennessy

AE Interest: first fully air conditioned museum in the world

Written by Lauren Owoc

January 31, 2011 at 2:06 pm

Posted in Built

Dior Omotesando – Tokyo, Japan

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Building: Dior Omotesando
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Completion: 2003
Architect: SANAA

AEInterest: removable acrylic skins to change the look of the facade, double-skin glass facade, computerized mirrors

Written by Lauren Owoc

August 30, 2010 at 10:58 pm

Posted in Built

Zollverein School of Management and Design – Essen, Germany

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Building: Zollverein School of Management and Design
Location: Essen, Germany
Completion: 2006
Architect: SANAA
Masterplan: Rem Koolhaas OMA
Structural Engineers: SAPS, B+G Ingenieure

AEInterests: tubes in the concrete walls that circulate heated water, daylighting, multifunctional rooms, roof garden

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Written by Lauren Owoc

August 30, 2010 at 10:17 pm

Posted in Built

De Kunstlinie – Almere, The Netherlands

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Building: De Kunstlinie
Location: Almere, The Netherlands
Completion: 2007
Architect: SANAA
Structural Engineer: ABT

AEInterest: glass curtain walls, complex theater stage-management system, daylighting

Written by Lauren Owoc

August 30, 2010 at 9:51 pm

Posted in Built

Tori Tori Restaurant – Mexico City, Mexico

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Building: Tori Tori Restaurant
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Completion: 2010
Architect: Rojkind Arquitectos
Structural Engineer: Juan Felipe Heredia
Construction: ZDA Desarrollo + Arquitectura (Yuri Zagorin)

AEInterest: two-layer steel lattice facade, complex geometries

Written by Lauren Owoc

August 30, 2010 at 3:40 pm

Posted in Under Construction

Nestlé Chocolate Museum (Phase 1) – Mexico City, Mexico

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Building: Nestlé Chocolate Museum (Phase 1)
Location: Paseo Tollocan, Mexico City, Mexico
Architect: Rojkind Arquitectos
Structural Engineer: Moncad

AEInterest: complex geometries, curtainwall system

Written by Lauren Owoc

August 29, 2010 at 7:09 pm

Posted in Built

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