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TWA Terminal at JFK Airport

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Photo from NYC-architecture Photo from Ron Saari

Building: TWA Terminal
Location: New York, New York
Completed: 1962
Architect: Eero Saarinen
Consulting Engineer: Kenneth Morris
Contractor: Grove Shepherd Wilson & Kruge
Engineers: Amman and Whitney, Jaros Baum and Bolles

AE Interests: Concrete complex form, thin shell roof.

Written by Michael Atmadja

January 31, 2011 at 2:33 pm

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World Trade Center (Original) – New York City, New York

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Photo of WTC 1 and 2

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Building: World Trade Center: WTC 1 and 2
Location: New York, USA
Status: Demolished
Architect: Minoru Yamasaki, Emery Roth & Sons
Architect of Record: Emory Roth and Sons, P.C.
Structural Engineer: Leslie E. Robertson, John Skilling
Contractor: Tishman Realty & Construction Company
Mechanical: Jaros Baum and Bolles
Electrical: Joseph R. Loring & Associates
Foundation: Port Authority Engineering Department

AE Interests: Tube frame structural system, height, early use of prefabricated components.

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Written by Michael Atmadja

January 31, 2011 at 2:19 pm

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MOMA Cullman Expansion

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Building: MOMA Cullman Education Building
Size: 63,000 sq. feet
Location: 4 West 54th Street, New York, NY, USA
Completed: November 2006
Architect: Yoshio Taniguchi (Taniguchi and Associates)
General Contractor: Structure Tone
Consulting Engineer: Jaros Baum & Bolles
MEP: Severud Associates

AE Interest: Curtain wall, specialized lighting.

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Written by Michael Atmadja

January 31, 2011 at 2:06 pm

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One World Trade Center (Freedom Tower)

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Building: One World Trade Center (Freedom Tower)
Location: New York, NY
Status: Under Construction (est completion 2013, early 2014)
Architect: David Childs of SOM
Structural Engineer: WSP Cantor Seinuk
MEP: Jaros Baum and Bolles
MEP Concept, Facade Design, Renewable Energy and Vertical Wind Farm Integration: Battle McCarthy Limited

AE Interest: Height, increased strength against disaster, BIM and other technology based design.
Tallest building in the U.S. (2013) at 1,776 feet tall.   `

See also: Masterplan for Ground Zero, D. Libeskind
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Written by Michael Atmadja

January 31, 2011 at 1:50 pm

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Netherlands Embassy – Berlin, Germany

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Structure: Netherlands Embassy
Location: Klosterstraße 50
Architect: OMA Rem Koolhaas
Engineer: Royal Haskoning + Arup Berlin
Project Management: Royal Haskoning

AE Interests: Odd geometries, load-bearing glass mullions, main path through building is integrated with HVAC

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Written by Michael Atmadja

September 13, 2010 at 8:03 pm

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Netherlands Embassy – Berlin, Germany

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Structure: Netherlands Embassy
Location: Klosterstraße 50, Berlin, Germany
Completed: 2003
Architect: OMA Rem Koolhaas
Engineer: Royal Haskoning + Arup Berlin
Project Management: Royal Haskoning
Photos By: Christian Richters

AE Interests: Odd geometries, load-bearing glass mullions, main path through building is integrated with HVAC

Written by Michael Atmadja

August 28, 2010 at 12:14 am

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Seoul National University Museum – Seoul, South Korea

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Structure: Seoul National University Museum
Location: Daehak-dong, Gwanak-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Completed: 2005
Architect: OMA Rem Koolhaas
Engineer: Ove Arup
Photos By: Chuck Choi

AE Interests: Cantilevered, built on slope, wide range of finishing materials.

Written by Michael Atmadja

August 28, 2010 at 12:10 am

Posted in Built

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