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Fuji Kindergarten- Tachikawa,Tokyo

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Building: Fuji Kindergarten
Location: Tachikawa,Tokyo
Architects: Tezuka Architects
Engineers: Takenaka Corporation
Completion: 2007
AE Interest: triangular steel structure for the roof; the roof was designed with openings for skylights and for the existing trees; no walls between the classrooms, this way the children learn to develop their own concentration in open and loud places.

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Written by Mariela Corrales

January 30, 2012 at 7:45 pm

Posted in Built

Music Cloud- Paris, France

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Building: Music Cloud (Philharmonie de Paris)
Location: Paris, France
Architectural Firm: Coop Himmelb(l)au
Project Partner: Michael Volk
Project Architect/Design Architect: Andrea Graser
3D Visualization: Jorg Hugo, Jens Mehlan
Structural Engineering: B+G Ingenieure/ Bollinger and Grohmann GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Acoustics and Theater Planning: ARTEC Consultants
Mechanical Engineering: INGEROP Courbevoie
Environmental Engineering: BEHI-SA
Landscape Architect: Agence Ter
Lightning Design: L’Observatoire International
Media Facade: ART+COM AG
Cost & Management Consultant: Mazet & Associates
Client: Association Philharmonie de Paris
Status: Competition (01/02 2007)
Budget: EUR 118 Mio

AE Interest: Large Concert Hall has 2 400 seats. Sensor activated interactive media facade that can illustrate music, movement, or events happening inside the building for the outdoors public to watch.  Designed to maximize sustainable principles of energy consumption and natural ventilation. Includes photovoltaic cells and a system of geothermal tubes.

Written by Mariela Corrales

August 31, 2011 at 12:57 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

Funder Factory 3- St. Veit/Glan, Austria

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Building: Funder Factory 3
Location: St. Veit/Glan, Austria
Architectural Firm: Coop Himmelb(l)au
Design: Coop Himmleb(l)au
Wolf D. Prix, Helmut Swiczinsky + Partner
Project Architect: Markus Pillhofer
Landscape Architect: J.B. Koppandy
General Planner: Achammer & Tritthart
Client: Funder Industries
Status: Completed (1989)
Building Costs: EUR 6.74 Mio

Written by Mariela Corrales

August 31, 2011 at 12:28 pm

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Mixed Use Center Baku- Baku, Azerbaijan

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Building: Mixed Use Center Baku (high density Landmark Building Complex)
Location: Baku, Azerbaijan
Architectural Firm: Coop Himmelb(l)au
Design Principal: Wolf D. Prix
Project Partner: Frank Stepper
Project Architect: Voker Kilian
Design Architect: Sophie Grell
Model Building: Paul Hoszowski, Vincenzi Del Monaco
Client: Arena JSC
Status: Proposed in 2008
AE Interest: Building height of 150 m, 40 floors above ground

Written by Mariela Corrales

August 31, 2011 at 1:02 am

Posted in Proposed Design

Football Stadium Zaragoza- Zaragoza, Spain

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Building: Football Stadium Zaragoza
Location: Zaragoza, Spain
Architectural Firm: Coop Himmelb(l)au
Planning: U.T.E Coop Himmelb(l)a/Katsura S.L
Principal in Charge: Wolf D. Prix
Project Partner: Andrea Graser
Model Building: Nam La Chi, Vincenzo Del Monaco
Client: Zaragoza Ayuntamiento
Status: Competition 2nd Prize, 07/2008
Budget: EUR 75 Mio
AE Interest: Concept based on a sculptural umbrella, the inner ring is covered with a translucent fabric that allows sunlight to penetrate and prevent rain to get in. Has a capacity of 43 000 seats.

Written by Mariela Corrales

August 31, 2011 at 12:51 am

Posted in Proposed Design

Martin Luther Church- Hainburg, Austria

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Building: Martin Luther Church
Location: Hainburg, Austria
Architectural Firm: Coop Himmelb(l)au
Structural Engineering: Bollinger Grohmann Schneider ZT GmbH
Design Principal: Wolf D. Prix
Project Architect: Martin Mostbock
Design Architect: Sphie-Charlotte Grell
Client: Protestant Church Lower Austria
Status: Completed (2008-2011)

Written by Mariela Corrales

August 31, 2011 at 12:36 am

Posted in Built

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