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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

Posted in Built

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

Posted in Built

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

Posted in Built

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

Deer Moat Pathway to Prague Castle, Czech Republic

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Location: Prague Castle, Czech Republic
Architect: Josef Pleskot AP Atelier
Completed: 2002
Cost: $950,000

AE Interests: Structural Brick Arch construction

Written by Luke Ward

January 27, 2010 at 2:55 am

Posted in Built

Euro Palace, Czech Republic

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Location: Wenceslas square, Prague, Czech Republic
Architect: DaM
Completed: 2002
Cost: $6.7 million

AE Interests: Glass skin facade is double layered, enabling automated control of the internal space’s environmental conditions.

Written by Luke Ward

January 27, 2010 at 2:51 am

Posted in Built

Garden House, Czech Republic

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Location: Kromeriz, Czech Republic
Architect: Archteam
Completed: 2000
Cost: $46,000

AE Interests: Simple wood construction with all structural connections visible.

Written by Luke Ward

January 27, 2010 at 2:44 am

Posted in Built

Omega Palace Department Store, Czech Republic

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Location: Brno, Czech Republic
Architect: Kuba and Pilar Architekti
Structural Engineers: Studio Hangár
Completed: 2005

AE Interests: Contrast to surrounding architecture. Fully lit facade.

Written by Luke Ward

January 27, 2010 at 2:39 am

Posted in Built

Masaryk University Art Faculty Library, Czech Republic

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Location: Brno, Czech Republic
Architect: Kuba and Pilar Architekti
Completed: 2005
Cost: $2 million

AE Interests: Curtain-like timber facade shields interior from the sun whilst still allowing views of the outside.

Written by Luke Ward

January 27, 2010 at 2:36 am

Posted in Built

The Shanghai Tower – Shanghai, China

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Building: Shanghai Tower

Location: Shanghai, China

Completion Due: 2014

Cost: $2.2 billion

Architect: Gensler (Marshall Strabala)

Structural Engineering: Thornton Tomasetti

MEP: Cosentini Associates

AE Interests: Incorporates a double glass skin to help conserve heat energy, wind turbines to produce power and a rainwater collection system. The shape of the building has also been designed to reduce wind loads on the structure, reducing the amount of building materials required. It will be the tallest building in China when completed.

Written by Luke Ward

August 30, 2009 at 3:09 pm

Posted in Under Construction

Museum of Scotland – Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Building: Museum of Scotland

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Completion: 1998

Cost: $114 million

Architects: Benson and Forsyth

Construction: Bovis

AE Interests: An extension to the older Royal Museum of Scotland, the building is somewhat castle like,symbolic of the protection it gives to the history contained within it. The view from the top is pretty cool too if you ever get the chance…

Written by Luke Ward

August 29, 2009 at 7:13 pm

Posted in Built

Museum of Liverpool – Liverpool, United Kingdom

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Building: Museum of Liverpool

Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom

Completion Due: 2010

Estimated Cost: $117 million

Architects: 3XN and AEW

Engineering: Buro Happold

AE Interests: Features a rainwater harvesting system and will be powered by a Combined Heat and Power plant so as to be more environmentally friendly.

Written by Luke Ward

August 29, 2009 at 7:13 pm

Posted in Under Construction

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa – Wellington, New Zealand

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Building: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Location: Wellington, New Zealand

Competition Winner 2005

Architects: UNStudio and Jasmax

Engineering:  Arup

 

AE Interests: Complex geometry, cantilevered volume, zigzag spaces, spiral ramps.

 

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Written by Luke Ward

August 29, 2009 at 7:13 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

Brembo Technical Centre – Bergamo, Italy

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Building: Brembo Technical Centre
Location: Bergamo, Italy

Completed: 2007

Cost: $30 million

Architect: Jean Nouvel
Engineering: CED Ingegneria

AE Interests: Known as the ‘Red Kilometer’, the main building wall serves a dual purpose of making the building stand out, while protecting the rest of the complex from the noise of passing vehicles.

Written by Luke Ward

August 29, 2009 at 6:15 pm

Posted in Built

Gasometer City – Vienna, Austria

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Building: Gasometer City

Location: Vienna, Austria

Completed Redesign: 2001

Cost: $26.8 million

Architect: Jean Nouvel

Structural Consultants: Fritsch & Chiari


AE Interests: Re-used existing old industrial buildings to create a new, modern residential environment.

Written by Luke Ward

August 29, 2009 at 6:07 pm

Posted in Built

Opéra Nouvel – Lyon, France

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Building: Opéra Nouvel

Location: Lyon, France

Completed Redesign: 2003

Cost: $67 million

Architect: Jean Nouvel

Structural Consulatnt: Kephren S.A.

AE Interests: Redevelopment of the old opera house, built within the shell of the original building. Named after the Architect.

Written by Luke Ward

August 29, 2009 at 6:03 pm

Posted in Built

Cultural and Congress Center – Luzern, Switzerland

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Building: Cultural and Congress Center

Location: Europaplatz 1, 6005 Luzern, Switzerland

Completed: 2000

Cost: $120 million

Architect: Jean Nouvel

Structure Consultant: Elektrowatt Ingenieurunternehmung AG Pluss Und Meyer Bauingenieure AG

AE Interests: Large overhanging roof. Channels bring the neighboring lake inside the building.

Written by Luke Ward

August 29, 2009 at 6:00 pm

Posted in Built

Guthrie Theatre Building (2006) – Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Building: Guthrie Theatre Building (2006)

Location: 818 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415

Completed: June 2006

Cost: $125 million

Architect: Jean Nouvel

Structural Engineering: Ericksen & Roed

AE Interests: Won an Award of Excellence for Project of the Year from the Post-Tensioning Institute.

Written by Luke Ward

August 29, 2009 at 5:56 pm

Posted in Built

DR Concert Hall – Copenhagen, Denmark

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Building: DR Concert Hall

Location: DR Byen, Ørestad, Copenhagen, Denmark

Completed: January 2009

Cost: $580 million

Architect: Jean Nouvel

Engineering: NIRAS

AE Interests: The theatre itself is supported 15m above ground by just 6 columns and 3 stairwells and contains no parallel lines.

Written by Luke Ward

August 29, 2009 at 5:50 pm

Posted in Built

Torre Agbar – Barcelona, Spain

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Building: Torre Agbar

Location: Avinguda Diagonal, 08018, Barcelona, Spain

Completed: July 2005

Cost: $130 million

Architect: Jean Nouvel

Engineering: Brufau/Obiol SA, Gepro


AE Interests: 4500 window openings with LEDs to illuminate the building at night.

Written by Luke Ward

August 29, 2009 at 5:48 pm

Posted in Built

Arab World Institute – Paris, France

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Building: Arab World Institute (Institut du Monde Arabe)

Location: 1, Rue Fossés St Bernard, 75005 Paris, France

Completed: 1987

Cost: $47.5 million

Architect: Jean Nouvel


AE Interests: Aga Khan Award for Architecture- this building which started Jean Nouvel’s acclaim. A matrix of photosensitive, mechanical apertures open and close throughout the day to control the light level inside the building.  Steel structure, custom exposed elevators.  Shading, daylighting, cultural expression.  `

 

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Written by Luke Ward

August 29, 2009 at 5:42 pm

Posted in Built

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