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Time Warner Center – New York City, United States

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Building: Time Warner Center
Location: New York City, United States
Completed: 2004
Architect: Skidmore Owings and Merrill
Structural Engineer: Schlaich Bergermann and Partner
Client: Time Warner Cable
Developer: Related
Project Manager: Studley

Written by Mike Carrell

January 31, 2011 at 3:31 pm

Posted in Built

Moses Mabhida Stadium – Durban, South Africa

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New Durban Stadium, Durban, South Africa

Building: Moses Mabhida Stadium
Also Known As: Durban Stadium
Location: Durban, South Africa
Completed: 2009
Architect: Ibhola Lethu Consortium – Theunissen Jankowitz Durban, Ambro-Afrique Consultants, Osmond Lange Architects & Planners, NSM Designs and Mthulisi Msimang
Structural Engineer: Schlaich Bergermann and Partner
Owner: eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality

AE Interests: Central arch suspends roof by tension cable, roof is a Teflon-coated, glass-fiber membrane

Written by Mike Carrell

January 31, 2011 at 3:29 pm

Posted in Built

German Historical Museum Expansion – Berlin, Germany

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Building: German Historical Museum Expansion
Location: Berlin, Germany
Completed: 2001
Architect: Ieoh Ming Pei
Structural Engineer: Schlaich Bergermann and Partner
Client: German Historical Museum

Written by Mike Carrell

January 31, 2011 at 2:58 pm

Posted in Built

Moynihan Station – New York City, United States

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Building: Moynihan Station
Location: New York City, United States
Proposed Completion: 2018
Architect: Skidmore Owings & Merrill
Structural Engineer: Schlaich Bergermann and Partner
Client: New York City

AE Interests: Advanced geometry, long span glass roof, converting the old Farley Post Office into a railway station

Written by Mike Carrell

January 31, 2011 at 2:48 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

Des Moines Central Public Library – Des Moines, Iowa

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Building: Des Moines Central Public Library
Location: 1000 Grand Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50309 MAP
Completion: 2006
Architect: David Chipperfield
Structural Engineer: Jane Wernick Associates
Services Engineer: Arup
General Contractor: The Weitz Company
Facade Consultant: W. J. Higgins & Associates, Inc.
Client: Des Moines Public Library

AE Interests: Glass facade with integrated copper mesh, green roof

Written by Mike Carrell

September 14, 2010 at 11:13 pm

Posted in Built

Salk Institute – La Jolla, California

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Building: Salk Institute
Location: 10010 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037, MAP
Completed: 1967
Architect: Louis Kahn
Structural Engineer: August Komendant
Landscape Architect: Luis Barragan
Client: Jonas Salk
AE Interests: Vierendeel Truss structure, exposed concrete facade, accentuated concrete design features, research facility
More about this building

Written by Mike Carrell

September 8, 2010 at 7:52 pm

Posted in Built

Dynamo Stadium – Moscow, Russia

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Building: Dynamo Stadium
AKA: VTB Arena Central Dynamo Stadium
Location: Petrovsky Park, Moscow, Russia
Status: International competition won in June 2010
Approximate Completion: 2016
Architects: Erick van Egeraat and Mikhail Posokhin
Structural Engineer: Bollinger + Grohmann
Primary Investor: VTB Bank
AE Interests: Historic preservation, multifunctional urban regenerator, supports bid for 2018 World Cup, year round commercial use
Erick van Egeraat

Written by Mike Carrell

August 31, 2010 at 12:38 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

The Rock – Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Building: The Rock
AKA: Mahler 4 van Egeraat
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Completed: 2009
Architect: Erick van Egeraat
Developers: G&S Vastgoed
Construction Management: DVP
Client: Consortium Mahler 4
AE Interests: Stacked block structure; Sectioned facade patterns, materials, lighting and character

Written by Mike Carrell

August 31, 2010 at 12:38 pm

Posted in Built

America’s Cup Pavilion – Valencia, Spain

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Building: America’s Cup Pavilion
Location: Valencia, Spain
Completed: 2006
Architect: David Chipperfield Architects
Structural Engineer: Boma. Agustín Obiol
GeneralContractor: Ute Foredeck
Client: Consorcio Valencia 2007
AE Interests: Floors are cantilevered from four cores with no columns (max 17m), floor to ceiling glass curtain walls, project was completed design through construction in 11 months

Written by Mike Carrell

August 31, 2010 at 12:38 pm

Posted in Built

Anchorage Museum Expansion – Anchorage, Alaska

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Building: Anchorage Museum Expansion
Location: 625 C Street, Anchorage, Alaska
Completed: 2009
Architect: David Chipperfield Architects
Client: Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Structural Engineer: Magnusson Klemencic Associates
Services Engineer: Affiliated Engineers NW Inc./RSA Engineering Inc.
Facade Consultant: W.J.Higgins and Associates Inc.
Lighting engineer: George Sexton Associates
Landscape architect: Charles Anderson Landscape Architects
AE Interests: Mirrored Glass Facade, LEED Certified

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Written by Mike Carrell

August 31, 2010 at 12:37 pm

Posted in Built

Haarlem Municipal Theatre – Haarlem, Netherlands

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Building: Haarlem Municipal Theatre, Renovation and Extension
Location: Haarlem, Netherlands
Architect: Erick van Egeraat
Services Engineer: ABT
Building Physics Consultant: Peutz Consulting Engineers & Associates
Client: Municipality of Haarlem
AE Interest: Historical preservation, layered facade materials and shapes, blends contemporary and historic elements

Written by Mike Carrell

August 31, 2010 at 12:36 pm

Posted in Built

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