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Seattle Center Fisher Pavilion- Seattle, Washington

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Address: 305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109
Architect: Mill Hull
Landscape Architect: SiteWorkshop
Structural Engineer: AKB Engineering, Inc
Mechanical Engineer: Greenbusch Group
Acoustical Engineer: Greenbusch Group
General Contractor: Howard S. Wright Construction Company
Precast Concrete Contractor: Concrete Technologies
Completed: 2000
AE Interests: LEED Silver, sustainable design, roof paving system, energy efficiency, natural ventilation, pre-cast in place concrete
Awards:2003 National AIA Top Ten Green Award
2003 Sustainable Building B.E.S.T Award
2002 AIA Seattle Merit Award
2001 AIA Seattle Citation Award

Written by Pat Gorman

January 27, 2010 at 3:23 am

Posted in Built

Experience Music Project- Seattle, Washington

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Address: 325 5th Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109
Architect: Frank Gehry
Structural Engineer:
Mechanical Engineer:
General Contractor:
Construction Cost: $230,000,000
Completed: 2000
AE Interests: voluptuously undulating musical form, fabricated steel frame, function, color, dedicated to Jimi Hendirx, CATIA system- a program used in aerospace engineering to design

Written by Pat Gorman

January 27, 2010 at 3:20 am

Posted in Built

Bellevue Art Museum- Bellevue, Washington

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Address: 510 Bellevue Way Northeast
Bellevue, WA 98004
Architect: Steven Holl Architects
Associate Architect: Sclater Partners
Structural Engineer: Skilling Ward Magnusson Barkshire Guy Nordenson & Associates
Mechanical Engineer: McKinstry
Electrical Engineer: Nelson Electric
General Contractor: Sellen Construction Company
Exterior Concrete Color Additive: Custom added to clear OKON sealer
Completed-2000
AE Interests: space, light, circulation, color, geometry, hand stained aluminum panels, function

Written by Pat Gorman

January 27, 2010 at 3:17 am

Posted in Built

Agosta House- San Juan Island, Washington

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Architect: Patkau Architects
Structural Engineer: Fast & Epp Structural Engineers
Mechanical Engineer:
General Contractor: Ravenhill Construction
Completed: 2000
AE Interests: zactique metal cladding, spatial design, non-structural bulkheads, wildfire protection, slopped roof, integration into nature
Awards: American Institute of Architects National Honor Award 2005
Governor General’s Medal 2004
Lieutenant-Governor’s Medal 2003
American Institute of Architects Northwest and Pacific Region Honor Award 2003
North American Wood Design Honor Award 2002

Written by Pat Gorman

January 27, 2010 at 3:13 am

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First Nations Garden Interpretive Pavillion- Montreal, Quebec

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Address: 4101, rue Sherbrooke Est
Montréal, Quebec
Architect: Saucier and Perrote
Structural Engineer: Genivar
Mechanical Engineer: Genivar
Landscape Architect: Williams Asselin Ackaoui et Associates Inc.
Completed: 2001
AE Interests: Environmental sensitivity needed to maintain the spirit of the garden, function, form, undulating roof

Written by Pat Gorman

January 27, 2010 at 3:07 am

Posted in Built

Cite Multimedia Phase 8- Montreal, Quebec

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Address: 801 Rue Brennan
Montreal, Quebec
Architect: Dupuis Le Tourneaux and Menkes Shooner Dagenais
Structural Engineer: Nicolet Chartrand Knoll Ltee
Mechanical Engineer: Leroux, Beaudoin, Hurens et Associates Inc
Electrical Engineer: Enerpro Inc.
Acoustical Engineer: Octave Acoustique
General Contractor: Verrault/Marton
Glass Curtain wall: Thermalite Inc. /Gamma Industries Inc.
Metal Cladding: Vm Zinc/Vicwest Inc.
Completed: 2002
AE Interests: concrete-framed, iron-oxide impregnated brick, glass, use of AutoCAD 2000, a glass-screen facade seems almost to float above the highway

Written by Pat Gorman

January 27, 2010 at 3:03 am

Posted in Built

Weathering Steel House- Toronto, Ontario

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Architect: Shim-Sutcliffe Architects Inc.
Pool Architect: Dan Euser, Waterarchitecture Inc
Landscape Architect: Neil Turnbull
Steel Cladding: Tremonte Manufacturing Ltd.
Structural Engineer: Blackwell Engineering
Mechanical Engineer: Ted Kesik
General Contractor: Kamrus Construction
Completed: 2001
AE Interests: L-shaped massing, Cor-ten steel panels, exterior massing, space, folded façade, connection between architecture and landscape, roof rainwater collection, roof garden, integration into existing ecological systems
Awards: Governor General Medal for Architecture

Written by Pat Gorman

January 27, 2010 at 2:58 am

Posted in Built

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