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SIEEB – Beijing, China

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(Photo source: Mario Cucinella Architects)

Building: Sino-Italian Ecological and Energy Efficient Building, Tsinghua University
Location: Guanghua Rd, Tsinghua University, Haidian, China, 100084
Completion: 2006
Architect: Mario Cucinella Architects
Engineers: Favero & Milan Ingegneria, China Architecture Design & Research Group

AE Interests: Solar Panel Shading, Adjustable Louvers, Integrated Energy Systems

More about this building…

 

Written by Mark Midgley

January 27, 2012 at 4:53 pm

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Cairo Airport – Terminal II – Cairo, Egypt

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Building: Cairo Airport Terminal 2
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Completed: 1986
Architect: Paul Andreu
Engineer:  ACE Consulting Engineers

AE Interests: The geometry of this project, though pirmarily rectangular, was intended to evoke the esthetics of a camel.

Written by Mark Midgley

August 31, 2011 at 5:05 pm

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Ski-jump runway for the 1992 Winter Olympics – Saint-Bon Courchevel, France

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Building: Ski-Jump Runway
Location: Saint-Bon Courchevel, France
Completed: 1991
Architect: Paul Andreu

AE Interests: This structure was designed with concerns for the the jumper’s preparation, execution, and relaxation in mind.

Written by Mark Midgley

August 31, 2011 at 4:49 pm

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Charles-de-Gaulle Airport Terminal 2 E – Roissy, France

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Building: Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Terminal 2 E
Location: Roissy, France
Completed: 2003
Architect: Paul Andreu

AE Interests: The gently-curved tube structure was designed to minimize strong glares from the South sun while still preserving clarity and view to the landscapes beyound the runways.

Written by Mark Midgley

August 31, 2011 at 4:27 pm

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Technology and Science Enterprising Center – Chengdu, China

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Building: Technology and Science Enterprising Center
Location: Chengdu, China
Completion: 2006
Architect: Paul Andreu

AE Interests: This administrative campus achieves the combination of traditional chinese elements with with new and modern design concepts and principles characteristic of the projected technological advancements it will harbour.

Written by Mark Midgley

August 31, 2011 at 3:59 pm

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Osaka Maritime Museum – Osaka, Japan

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Building: Osaka Maritime Museum
Location: Osaka, Japan
Completion: 2000
Architect: Paul Andreu

Structural Engineer: ARUP, Tohata

AE Interests: With an Edo Period trading ship replica as its centerpiece, this dome creates the symbolic impression of protecting and preserving the historiacal culture from the eroding physical elements and time.

Written by Mark Midgley

August 30, 2011 at 4:57 pm

Posted in Built

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