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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

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