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Pat’s House – Sungai Buloh, Selangor, Malaysia

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Building: Pat’s House
Location: Sungai Buloh, Selangor, Malaysia
Completion Date: 1999
Architect: Ngiom Partnership

AE Interests: Natural ventilation and lighting, supported cantilever, outward sloping walls

Written by sadwillis

January 26, 2010 at 9:22 pm

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Lem House – Singapore, Singapore

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Building: Lem House
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Completion Date: 1998
Architect: W Architects

AE Interests: Natural ventilation, perforated metal shading devises, shading from roof overhang

Written by sadwillis

January 26, 2010 at 9:19 pm

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Morley Road House – Singapore, Singapore

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Building: Morley Road House
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Completion Date: 1999
Architect: W Architects

AE Interests: Reflecting body of water, 3 pavilions for living, dining and recreation

Written by sadwillis

January 26, 2010 at 8:53 pm

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Kantha Bopha Center – Siemreab, Cambodia

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Building: Kantha Bopha Center
Location: Siemreab, Cambodia
Completion Date: 2002
Architect: Asma Architects

AE Interests: Vertical grid of concrete and bamboo, use of local materials, layout of gardens and pools

Written by sadwillis

January 26, 2010 at 8:49 pm

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Jasmine Hill – Singapore, Singapore

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Building: Jasmine Hill
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Completion Date: 2000
Architect: Ettore Sottsass & Johanna Grawunder

AE Interests: 6 homes clustered together, ceramic tile cladding, maintenance free finishes, unique floor plans

Written by sadwillis

January 26, 2010 at 6:17 pm

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Prabhakorn House – Bangkok, Thailand

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Building: Prabhakorn House
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Completion Date: 2001
Architect: Prabhakorn Vadanyakul of Architects 49
Structural and System Engineer: Meinhardt

AE Interests: structural steel, glazing, blending with environment

Written by sadwillis

January 26, 2010 at 6:14 pm

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Menara UMNO – George Town, Pinang, Malaysia

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Building: Menara UMNO
Location: George Town, Pinang, Malaysia
Completion Date: 1999
Architect: TR Hamzah & Yeang
Developer: South East Asia Development Corporation
Natural Ventilation Consultant: Professor Phil Jones of the Welsh School of Architecture
M & E Engineer: Ranhill Bersekutu Sdn. Bhd.

AE Interests: Natural ventilation, wing walls directed to catch prevailing winds, adjustable windows and balcony doors to control distribution of ventilation

Written by sadwillis

January 26, 2010 at 6:10 pm

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Kuala Lumpur International Airport – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Building: Kuala Lumpur International Airport
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Completion Date: 1998
Architect: Kisho Kurokawa Architect & Associates
GC: Taisei Corporation
Structural Engineer: Sepakat Setia Perunding Sdn. Bhd.
M & E Engineer: Rankill Bersekutu Sdn. Bhd.

AE Interests: Hyperbolic roof geometry, miniature tropical rainforests, wood clad granite conical columns

Written by sadwillis

January 26, 2010 at 5:55 pm

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Guthrie Pavilion – Shah Alam, Malaysia

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Building: Guthrie Pavilion
Location: Shah Alam, Malaysia
Completion Date: 1998
Architect: TR Hamzah & Yeang
GC: Syarikat Abdul Rahman – Sediabena JV
Canopy Specialist: IPL Radolfzell Ingenieurplanung Leichbau GmBH
M & E Engineer: PCR Sdn. Bhd.

AE Interests: Roof system, geometry, steel cables, external cladding

Written by sadwillis

January 26, 2010 at 5:47 pm

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Telekom Malaysia Headquarters – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Building:  Telekom Malaysia Headquarters
Location:  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Completion Date:  2001
Architect:  Hijjas Kasturi
GC:  PECD Berhad
Architectural Engineer:  Faber Maunsell

AE Interests:  Sky gardens, double-decked elevators, controversial floor base HVAC, shaped to represent a sprouting bamboo shoot

Written by sadwillis

January 26, 2010 at 5:44 pm

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