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The Azzano: San Paolo Complex-Bergamo, Italy

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Building: The Azzano: San Paolo Complex
Location: Bergamo, Italy
Completion: 2008-ongoing
Architect: Asymptote
Structural Engineer: -
AE Interest: Smooth, curved and planar shapes. Heavy glass on facades allow for plenty of natural lighting.

Written by Carlos Rodriguez

August 30, 2011 at 4:58 pm

Posted in Built

Jalisco State Public Library-Guadalajara, Mexico

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Building: Jalisco State Public Library
Location: Guadalajara, Mexico
Completion: Proposal 2005
Architect: Asymptote
Structural Engineer: -
AE Interest: Glass facades on all sides. Tree structure, with a base that expands outward. Glass and supports create a ‘skeletal’ feel.

Written by Carlos Rodriguez

August 30, 2011 at 4:45 pm

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Dubai International Financial Center-Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Building: Dubai International Financial Center
Location:Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Completion: 2006 competition
Architect: Asymptote
Structural Engineer: ARUP
AE Interest: Bold, red color conveys dominance. Enormous size relates power and significance, themes that relate to the idea of finance.

Written by Carlos Rodriguez

August 30, 2011 at 4:34 pm

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Univers Multimedia Theater-Aarhus, Denmark

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Building: Univers Multimedia Theater
Location: Aarhus, Denmark
Completion: 1997
Architect: Asymptote
Structural Engineer: Ingenieurburo Teschner, Hamburg
AE Interest: White, sharp, and minimalist design display contemporary urbanism. Supports extend from small pins and expand into large, triangular walls and concavities.

Written by Carlos Rodriguez

August 30, 2011 at 4:21 pm

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Kaohsiung Marine Gateway-Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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Building: Kaohsiung Marine Gateway
Location: Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Completion: Commissioned 2010
Architect: Asymptote
Structural Engineer: Knippers Helbig
AE Interest: Twin towers stand strong, prominent, and bright. Triangular beams give the building an elevated feel. Use of glass allows for natural light.

Written by Carlos Rodriguez

August 30, 2011 at 3:59 pm

Posted in Built

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