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British Embassy – Sana’a, Yemen

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Building: British Embassy
Location: Sana’a, Yemen
Client: Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Architects: Design Engine Architects
Structural Engineer: Ramboll Group A/S
Cost: $5,975,401
Completion: 2006

AE Interests: LEAF Award Best Environmentally Sustainable Building of the Year 2007, Seismic Resistant Features, High Security Detail

Written by Richard Beeler

February 1, 2011 at 3:53 pm

Posted in Built

Ferrari World – Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE

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Building: Ferrari World
Location: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Client: ALDAR Properties
Architects: Benoy
Structural Engineer: Ramboll Group A/S
Cost: approximately $843,400,000
Completion: October 2010

AE Interests: A roof that is approximately 968,752 sq ft, 19 steel frame structures for rides, glass funnel at center of the roof, Building Services, Facade Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering

Written by Richard Beeler

February 1, 2011 at 3:36 pm

Posted in Built

La Rocca Winery – Gavorrano, Italy

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Building: La Rocca Winery
Location: Gavorrano, Italy
Completion: 2007
Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Consulting architect: Alvisi Kirimoto and Partners
Services: Enoconsult, Manens Intertecnica

AE Interests: Industrial inspired glass structure, Integrates well with the surrounding environment, 2,500 barrel wine cellar

Written by Richard Beeler

August 31, 2010 at 3:49 pm

Posted in Built

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center – Athens, Greece

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Building: The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
Location: Athens, Greece
Completion: 2015
Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Engineer: Peter Rice
Client: The Stavros Niarchos Foundation

AE Interests: Green architecture, solar power, wind power, lower emissions

Written by Richard Beeler

August 31, 2010 at 11:03 am

Posted in Proposed Design

Olympic Tennis Center – Madrid, Spain

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Building: Olympic Tennis Center
Location: Madrid, Spain
Completion: 2009
Architect: Dominique Perrault Architecte
Architectural Engineering: Perrault Projets
Structural Engineering: TYPSA

AE Interests: Multi-functional buildings, “magic box” concept that serves as a skin for the entire complex, hydraulic retractable roofs, three indoor/outdoor courts

Written by Richard Beeler

August 31, 2010 at 10:59 am

Posted in Built

Cidade da Musica – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Building: Cidade da Musica
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Completion: 2011
Architect: Atelier Christian de Portzamparc
Structural engineering: BETON Engenharia

AE Interests: Acoustics, 1800 seat music hall that converts into 1300 seat opera hall, concrete walls 30m high

Written by Richard Beeler

August 31, 2010 at 10:56 am

Posted in Under Construction

William J. Clinton Presidential Center – Little Rock, Arkansas

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Building: William J. Clinton Presidential Center
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
Completion: 2004
Architect: Polshek Partnership Architects
Associate Architects: Polk Stanley Rowland Curzon Porter Architects, Ltd.
Landscape Architect: Hargreaves Associates
Client: William J. Clinton Foundation

AE Interests: “Bridge Building”, resembles a bridge to represent the six bridges that cross the Arkansas River, 80 seat theatre, glass and steel structure, energy efficient, natural lighting

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Written by Richard Beeler

August 31, 2010 at 10:52 am

Posted in Built

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