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The Leadenhall Building – London, England `

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Building: The Leadenhall Building
Location: London, England
Architect: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
Structural Design: Arup
Client: British Land Company
Contractor(s): Bovis Lendlease

AE Interests: office, glazing envelope, steel-frame, skyscraper in urban London

UTL2011-A, UTL2011-E

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Written by Stacy Chu

June 24, 2010 at 5:21 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

Lloyd’s Register – London, England

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Building: Lloyd’s Register
Location: London, England
Completion: 2000
Architect: Richard Rogers Partnership
Structural Design: Anthony Hunt Associates
Contractor(s): Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd.

AE Interests: office, day-lighting, sustainability, louvers, pre-cast concrete

Written by Stacy Chu

June 24, 2010 at 5:05 pm

Posted in Built

Richmond Olympic Oval – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Building: Richmond Olympic Oval
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Architect: Cannon Design
Structural Engineering: Fast + Epp, Glotman •  Simpson Group of Companies
Civil/Marine Engineering: Delcan
Refrigeration Engineering: Sterling Engineering, Inc.

AE Interests: LEED® Silver certification, reusing thermal waste, Green building process

Written by Stacy Chu

February 15, 2010 at 4:30 pm

Posted in Built

The Wave Tower – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Building: The Wave Tower
Architect: A-cero
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Construction: begins in late 2009

AE Interests: curtain wall, in-house water treatment plant

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Written by Stacy Chu

January 31, 2010 at 10:43 pm

Commune by the Great Wall – Beijing Area, China

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Project: Commune by the Great Wall

Location: Badaling, Yangqin, China (Outskirts of Beijing)

Buildings & Architects:

1) Suitcase House by Gary Chang

2) Furniture House by Shigeru Ban

3) “See” and “Seen” House by Cui Kai

4) Distorted Courtyard By Rocco Yim

5) Airport by Chien Hsueh-Yi

6) Cantilever House by Antonio Ochoa

7) Bamboo Wall by Kengo Kuma

8) Shared House by Kanika R’kul

9) The Twins by Kay Ngee Tan

10) Forest House by Nobuaki Furuya

11) Split House by Yung Ho Chang

12) Club House by Seung H-Sang

Written by Stacy Chu

January 28, 2010 at 1:55 pm

Posted in Built

Furniture House (Bamboo) – Beijing Area, China

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Building: Bamboo Furniture House (Commune by the Great Wall)
Location: Badaling, Yanqing, China
Architect: Shigeru Ban
Completed: 2002

AE Interests: Bamboo Structure, Local Materials, simple design

Written by Stacy Chu

January 28, 2010 at 1:46 pm

Posted in Built

Suitcase House – Beijing Area, China

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Building: Suitcase House (Commune by the Great Wall)
Location: Badaling, Yanqing, China
Architect: Gary Chang
Completed: 2002

AE Interests: Cantilever structure, Reconfigurable spaces

Written by Stacy Chu

January 28, 2010 at 1:44 pm

Posted in Built

“See” and “Seen” House – Beijing Area, China

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Building: “See” and “Seen” House (Commune by the Great Wall)
Location: Badaling, Yanqing, China
Architect: Cui Kai
Completed: 2002

AE Interests: Steel structure, Reinforced Concrete structure, Aluminum Exterior Finish, Rearrangeable Rooms

Written by Stacy Chu

January 28, 2010 at 1:43 pm

Posted in Built

Distorted Courtyard House – Beijing Area, China

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Building: Distorted Courtyard House (Commune by the Great Wall)
Location: Badaling, Yanqing, China
Architect: Rocco Yim
Completed: 2002

AE Interests: curtain wall, simple design, bamboo solar shading

Written by Stacy Chu

January 28, 2010 at 1:41 pm

Posted in Built

Airport House – Beijing Area, China

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Building: Airport House (Commune by the Great Wall)
Location: Badaling, Yanqing, China
Architect: Chien Hsueh-Yi
Completed: 2002

AE Interests: imitates natural elements, blends into nature, unobtrusive

Written by Stacy Chu

January 28, 2010 at 1:40 pm

Posted in Built

Cantilever House – Beijing Area, China

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Building: Cantilever House (Commune by the Great Wall)
Location: Badaling, Yanqing, China
Architect: Antonio Ochoa
Completed: 2002

AE Interests: Cantilever structure, simple geometry, Concrete structure, Brick Masonry, roof garden

Written by Stacy Chu

January 28, 2010 at 1:37 pm

Posted in Built

Bamboo Wall House – Beijing Area, China

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Building: Bamboo Wall House (Commune by the Great Wall)
Location: Badaling, Yanqing, China
Architect: Kengo Kuma
Completed: 2002

AE Interests: Bamboo structure, Glass structure, incorporates natural elements

Written by Stacy Chu

January 28, 2010 at 1:36 pm

Posted in Built

Shared House – Beijing Area, China

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Building: Shared House (Commune by the Great Wall)
Location: Badaling, Yanqing, China
Architect: Kanika R’kul
Completed: 2002

AE Interests: Curtain wall, minimal environmental impact

Written by Stacy Chu

January 28, 2010 at 1:35 pm

Posted in Built

The Twins House – Beijing Area, China

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Building: The Twins House (Commune by the Great Wall)
Location: Badaling, Yanqing, China
Architect: Kay Ngee Tan
Completed: 2002

AE Interests: Cantilever roof, Masonry, imitates natural elements

Written by Stacy Chu

January 28, 2010 at 1:33 pm

Posted in Built

Forest House – Beijing Area, China

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Building: Forest House (Commune by the Great Wall)
Location: Badaling, Yanqing, China
Architect: Nobuaki Furuya
Completed: 2002

AE Interests: Curtain wall, Steel structure, incorporates natural elements

Written by Stacy Chu

January 28, 2010 at 1:31 pm

Posted in Built

Split House – Beijing Area, China

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Building: Split House (Commune by the Great Wall)
Location: Badaling, Yanqing, China
Architect: Yung Ho Chang
Completed: 2002

AE Interests: Incorporates natural elements, glass floors, convertible design, wood frame, minimum environmental impact, ecological

Written by Stacy Chu

January 28, 2010 at 1:30 pm

Posted in Built

Archipelago 21 – Seoul, Korea

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Building: Archipelago 21 (Yongsan Business District Riverfront Master Plan)

Location: Seoul, Korea

Architect: Studio Daniel Libeskind

Completion: to begin in 2011/completed by 2016

AE Interests: Urban planning, Commercial & Residential Design, International Design Competition, Riverfront Design

Written by Stacy Chu

December 23, 2009 at 3:23 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

First National Tower – Omaha, Nebraska, US

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Building: First National Tower
Location: Omaha, Nebraska, US
Completion: 2002
Architect: Leo A Daly
Structural Design: Kiewit Corporation

AE Interests: Renovation, Historic Building, Sustainability

Written by Stacy Chu

November 19, 2009 at 1:53 pm

Posted in Built

Leatop Lotus Tower – Guangzhou, China

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Building: Leatop Lotus Tower
Location: Guangzhou, China
Architect: Leo A Daly
Structural Design: Leo A Daly
Owner: Guangzhou Leatop Tower Corporation

AE Interest: Master Planning, Programming, Architecture, Organic design, curtain walls,

Written by Stacy Chu

November 19, 2009 at 1:39 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

Dublin National Conference Centre – Dublin, Ireland

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Building: Dublin National Conference Centre
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Architect: Leo A Daly
Structural Design: Leo A Daly

AE Interest: Conceptual Master Planning, Conceptual Design, intelligent skin, cantilever

Written by Stacy Chu

November 19, 2009 at 1:31 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

Billingsgate Market – London, England

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Building: Billingsgate Market
Location: London, England
Completion: 1988
Architect: Richard Rogers Partnership
Structural Design: Ove Arup & Partners
Contractor(s): Taylor Woodrow, Management Contracting Ltd.

AE Interests: culture, leisure, renovation, historic building, conversion,

Written by Stacy Chu

September 1, 2009 at 12:57 pm

Posted in Built

Jacob K Javits Convention Center – New York City, New York, USA

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Building: Jacob K Javits Convention Center
Location: New York City, New York, USA
Architect: Richard Rogers Partnership
Structural Design: Leslie E. Robertson Associates, Expedition Engineering Ltd.
Client(s): Empire State Development Corporation/Convention Center Development Corporation

AE Interests: civic, renovation

Written by Stacy Chu

September 1, 2009 at 12:44 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

Library of Birmingham – Birmingham, England

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Building: Library of Birmingham
Location: Birmingham, England
Architect: Richard Rogers Partnership
Structural Design: Arup
Services Engineer: BDSP Partnership

AE Interests: civic, education, day-lighting, innovative library design, renovation

Written by Stacy Chu

September 1, 2009 at 12:39 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

Design for Manufacture / Oxley Woods – Milton Keynes, England

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Building: Oxley Woods
Location: Milton Keynes, England
Completion: Under Construction
Architect: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
Manufacturer: Wood Newton Ltd.
Services Engineer: RYBKA

AE Interests: residential, Green building, pre-manufactured

Written by Stacy Chu

September 1, 2009 at 12:30 pm

Posted in Under Construction

National Assembly for Wales – Cardiff, Wales

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Building: National Assembly for Wales
Location: Cardiff, Wales
Completion: 2005
Architect: Richard Rogers Partnership
Structural Design: ARUP
Contractor(s): Taylor Woodrow Construction

AE Interests: civic, transparency, day-lighting

Written by Stacy Chu

August 27, 2009 at 5:48 pm

Posted in Built

175 Greenwich Street – Manhattan, New York

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Building: 175 Greenwich Street
Location: Manhattan, New York, USA
Architect: Richard Rogers Partnership
Structural Design: WSP Cantor Seinuk
Client: Silverstein Properties Inc.

AE Interests: office, commercial, cross-bracing, Green Building

Written by Stacy Chu

August 27, 2009 at 5:43 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

Terminal 5, Heathrow Airport – London, UK

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Building: Terminal 5, Heathrow Airport
Location:  London, England, UK
Completion: 2008
Architect: Richard Rogers Partnership (now Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners)
Structural Design: Arup
Contractor(s): Laing O’Rourke/Mace/Balfour/Beaty/AMEC/Severfield-Rowan

AE Interests: transport, airport, flexible functionality, long-span roof provides natural daylight, dramatic progression of spaces

UTL2011-E

Written by Stacy Chu

August 27, 2009 at 5:40 pm

Posted in Built

R9 Station – Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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Building: R9 Station
Location: Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Completion: 2007
Architect: Roger Stirk Harbour + Partners
Structural Design: Structured Environment
Contractor(s): Far Eastern Construction Co. Ltd./Pan Asia Corporation/Iwata Chizaki Inc.

AE Interests: transport, underground, suspended roof

Written by Stacy Chu

August 27, 2009 at 5:13 pm

Posted in Built

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