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Nanjing Greenland Financial Complex – Nanjing, China

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Building: Nanjing Greenland Financial Complex
Location: Gulou Square, Nanjing, China
Completed: 2009
Architect & Engineer: Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill

AE Interest: Stepping of building separates spaces of mixed use of building, triangular form, 5th tallest building in the world, angled glass plane facade, central super core, structural steel, reinforced concrete, belt truss system, resistance to seismic and wind loads

Written by Sophia Kim

January 28, 2010 at 1:48 am

Posted in Built

1 Dubai – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Building: 1 Dubai
Location: Jumeirah Garden City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Status: On hold until further notice
Architect: Adrian Smith + Gorden Gill Architecture & Meraas

AE Interest: three skyscraper towers, 3280 ft. tall, tripedal base called a saddle, extra support from sky bridges

Written by Sophia Kim

January 28, 2010 at 1:26 am

Posted in Under Construction

Taiwan Centers for Disease Control Complex – Taiwan

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Building: Taiwan Centers for Disease Control Complex
Location: Taiwan
Architect: Studio Nicoletti Associati
Structures + Facades: RFR, Mathias Kutterer and Henry Bardsley
Project Manager: Luca Maugeri

AE Interest: natural shell shape, outer skin pattern is designed of interlocking geometric incisions similar to the shape of the DNA of the bacteria being studied at facility, Gold LEED rating, under EEWH certifications, steel framing, open court yard within the egg shape


Written by Sophia Kim

January 28, 2010 at 1:11 am

Posted in Proposed Design

Floating Stage – Seoul, South Korea

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Building: Floating Stage
Location: Han River, Seoul, South Korea
Completed: 2009
Architect: Kyungam Architects Associates

AE Interest: dome structure, barge structure allowing the stage to float, light weight steeled frame, rotating outer walls, LED lights, curved glass facade

Written by Sophia Kim

January 28, 2010 at 12:46 am

Posted in Built

Sky City 1000 – Tokyo, Japan

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Building: Sky City 1000
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Architect: Takenake Corporation

AE Interests: concrete reinforced with carbon fiber for lighter material, self-contained water system treating sewage and reclaim water, “city built in the air,” each level acts as its own “town”

Written by Sophia Kim

January 28, 2010 at 12:33 am

Posted in Proposed Design

Bionic Tower – Shanghai, China

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Building: Bionic Tower
Location: Shanghai, China
Architect: ECE Arquitecturas
Project Price: Approximately $15 billion

AE Interest: “floating foundation” made up of hundreds of anchors instead of vertical foundation, crisscross trusses, light and hollow steel framing, 92 vertical columns that support as well as transport water, energy, and supplies

Written by Sophia Kim

January 28, 2010 at 12:23 am

Posted in Proposed Design

Gyeongju Tower – Gyeongju, South Korea

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Building: Gyeongju Tower
Location: Gyeongju, South Korea
Completed: 2007
Architect: Lee Jong Soo
Client: The Gyeongju World Culture Expo Organizing Committee

AE Interest: Steel structure, inspired by the Hwangryongsa pogada style temple, glass and aluminum structure, generates solar power renewable energy, LED (light emitting diode)

Written by Sophia Kim

January 27, 2010 at 11:45 pm

Posted in Built

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