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Walt Disney Concert Hall- Los Angeles, California

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Building: Walt Disney Concert Hall
Address: 111 S Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Architect: Frank Gehry
Structure and Facade Design: Frank O. Gehry & Partners
Structural Engineer: John A. Martin & Associates, Inc.
Chief Acoustician: Yasuhisa Toyota
MEP: Cosentini Associates
Completed 2003

AE Interests: Complex geometry, state-of-the-art acoustical concert hall, stainless steel facade. `

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Written by Matt McCarthy

October 5, 2012 at 12:37 pm

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131 Rue Pelleport- Paris, France

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Building: 131 Rue Pelleport
Location: Paris, France
Completed: 1999
Architect: Frédéric Borel

AE Interests: Several vertical shapes converge asymmetrically to form the physique of the building. Composed of some glass, the building allows shade and indirect sunlight into the building at many different angles.

Written by Matt McCarthy

January 26, 2010 at 10:34 pm

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Stade de France- Paris, France

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Building: Stade de France
Location: Paris, France
Completed: 1998
Architects: Michele Macary and Aymeric Zublena
Structural Engineers: Bouygues, Dumez and SGE

AE Interests: A partially retractable roof provides protection for the crowd from bad weather while still exposing the outside elements.

Written by Matt McCarthy

January 26, 2010 at 10:21 pm

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School of Architecture- Marne-la-Vallée , France

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Building: School of Architecture
Location: Marne-la-Vallée
Address: Avenue Blaise Pascal 12, 77447 Marne-la-Vallée
Completion: 1999
Architect: Bernard Tschumi

AE Interests: The building has a a large interior public space with an auditorium where all movement takes place. The project was supplied with a very low budget. Wood was usd to absorb much of the sound.

Written by Matt McCarthy

January 26, 2010 at 1:43 am

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Motorway Control Centre- Nanterre, France

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Building: Motorway Control Centre
Location: Nanterre, France
Address: Beneath the Grande Axe Motorway A14 Bridge
Completion: 1999
Architecture Firm: Odile Decq and Benoit Cornette Architects
Project Designer: RFR Consulting Engineers
Structures: Ove Arup and Partners
Client: E.P.A.D.

AE Interests: Offices, an entrance hall and a control room are annexed to the bridge, suspended between two structural bays. The cement profile of the carriageways provide light to the offices because the edges are narrowed to increase the angle from which light can flow underneath the structure.

Written by Matt McCarthy

January 26, 2010 at 12:43 am

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MR House- Pomponne, France

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Building: MR House
Location: Pomponne, France
Address:Rue des Chênes 11, 77400 Pomponne
Completion: 2001
Architecture Firm: Périphériques Architects

AE Interests: The rooms open along the slope and huge windows are added to the house to show the difference between inside and outside.

Written by Matt McCarthy

January 25, 2010 at 11:24 pm

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Zénith Concert Hall and Exhibition Centre- Rouen, France

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Building: Zénith Concert Hall and Exhibition Centre
Location: Rouen, France
Address: 44 Avenue des Canadiens, 76120 Grand Quevilly
Completion: 2001
Project Architect: Bernard Tschumi
Structural-MEP Engineer: Technip Seri Construction
Acoustical Engineer: Cabinet CIAL

AE Interests: The curvature of the outside walls present a unique, contemporary style which signifies the growth of the economy and contemporary art in the city. The roof is slightly vaulted to maximize the flexibility of the exhibition spaces below.

Written by Matt McCarthy

January 25, 2010 at 10:54 pm

Posted in Built

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