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Olympic Stadium – London, United Kingdom

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Building: London Olympic Stadium, 2012 Summer Olympics
Location: London, United Kingdom
Completed: 2011
Estimated Cost: $854 million
Architects: Populous
Engineering Consultants: Buro Happold
Construction: Sir Robert McAlpine

AE Interests: Designed to hold 80,000 spectators during the Olympics then partially disassemble to create a permanent 25,000 seat stadium, translucent fabric wrap around exterior of building allows it to breathe naturally, complex steel framework, sustainable design.

Updated by: Emily Lamon

Written by Luke Ward

September 27, 2012 at 3:01 pm

Posted in Built

London Olympic Velodrome Consortium – London, United Kingdom

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Building: Olympic Velodrome, 2012 Summer Olympics

Location: London, U.K.

Completion: 2011

Cost: $168 million

Architect: Hopkins

Engineering: Expedition Engineering


AE Interests: London 2012 Olympics venue. Complex geometry, steel structure, light-weight cable-net roof structure, roof reflects the cycling track, natural roof lighting reduces energy costs, natural ventilation, and collects rain water.  `

 

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Written by Luke Ward

June 24, 2010 at 7:12 pm

Posted in Built

Dublin International Airport – Terminal 2, Ireland

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Location: Dublin, Ireland
Architect: Pascall+Watson
Civil Engineer: Arup
Construction Management: Mace
Completed: 2010
Cost: $900 million

AE Interests: Parametric design of roof panels to fit complex geometry with similar sized pieces.

Written by Luke Ward

January 27, 2010 at 3:21 am

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Nový Smíchov Shopping Center, Czech Republic

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Location: Plzeňská, Prague 5 – Smíchov, Czech Republic
Architect: D3A / Fiala Prouza Zima
Structural Engineers: Novák & Partner s.r.o., PPP s.r.o.
Facade Contractor: Sipral a.s., Marton, IPS a.s. 03, Mechanika Prostějov
Completed: 2002
Cost: $84 million

AE Interests: Cantilevered roof. Facade illuminated at night.

Written by Luke Ward

January 27, 2010 at 3:16 am

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Muzo Center, Czech Republic

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Location: V Olšinách 80/626, Prague 10 – Strašnice, Czech Republic
Architect: D3A / Fiala Prouza Zima
Civil Engineer: Ing. Jiří Václavů
Structural Engineers: Nemec Polák
Electrical Engineer: Elis Praha, Micos
Completed: 2002
Cost: $13 million

Written by Luke Ward

January 27, 2010 at 3:12 am

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Family House in Nebušice, Czech Republic

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Location: Prague – Nebušice 305 / 2, Czech Republic
Architect: D3A / Fiala Prouza Zima
Civil Engineer: Ing. Jiří Václavů
Structural Engineers: Ing. Vít Mlázovský
Completed: 2001

AE Interests: Vegetation covers the building’s roof and the building is designed to blend in with the site.

Written by Luke Ward

January 27, 2010 at 3:07 am

Posted in Built

Small Spiral House, Czech Republic

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Location: Třebohostická 5a, Prague 10 – Strašnice, Czech Republic
Architect: D3A / Fiala Prouza Zima
Civil Engineer: Ing. Jiří Václavů
Structural Engineers: Ing. Martin Fučík
Electrical Engineer: Elis Praha, Micos
Completed: 2006
Cost: $500,000

Written by Luke Ward

January 27, 2010 at 2:59 am

Posted in Built

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