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Porta Susa TGV Station – Turin, Italy

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Location: Turin, Italy
Architects: Silvio D´Ascia
Design Team: Silvio d’Ascia Architecture with AREP and Agostino Magnaghi
Client: RFI, Rete Ferroviaria Italiana SpA
Cost: 65 million €
Area: 30,000 sqm
Year (completed?): 2013

AE Interests: Train station, complex form, steel structure, photovoltaic skin, passive ventilation stratiegies.

Written by Gregory Brooks

March 4, 2014 at 1:15 pm

Posted in Built

ICD / ITKE Research Pavilion 2011

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Structure: ICD / ITKE Resarch Pavilion 2011
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Project Year: August 2011 (Temporary)
Architects: ICD / ITKE University of Stuttgart
Project Team: Prof.  Achim Menges (Institute for Computational Design), Prof. Jan Knippers (Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design), Baden-Württemberg (Competence Network Biomimetics)
Concept and Project Development: Oliver David Krieg, Boyan Mihaylov
Scientific Development: Markus Gabler (project management), Riccardo La Magna (structural design), Steffen Reichert (detailing), Tobias Schwinn (project management), Frédéric Waimer (structural design)
Planning and Realization: Peter Brachat, Benjamin Busch, Solmaz Fahimian, Christin Gegenheimer, Nicola Haberbosch, Elias Kästle, Oliver David Krieg, Yong Sung Kwon, Boyan Mihaylov, Hongmei Zhai
Surface: 72 square meter
Volume: 200 cubic meter
Material: 275 square meter of 6.5 mm thick Birch plywood
AEInterest: biological design, computer-based design and structural analysis, computer-controlled manufacturing

Images: Dezeen magazine website

Written by Aalok Bhattarai

October 9, 2013 at 10:05 pm

Posted in Built

Turrell Sky Space – Austin Texas

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Building: Turrell Sky Space
Location:
Austin, Texas
The University of Texas at Austin
Rooftop of Student Activity Center
Expected completion: 19 October 2013
Artist: James Turrell

AE Interest: Conceptual space, example of phenomenology in art/architecture.

Written by Gregory Brooks

September 23, 2013 at 9:38 am

Posted in Built

Mountain Resort – Changsha, China

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Project: Mountain Resort – Changsha, China
Architect: Coop Himmelb(l)au

AE Interest: “60,000sq m hotel, indoor ski slope, a water park and 120,000sq m of restaurant and shopping facilities. The building will be built on top of a disused cement mining quarry pit and lake, spanning 170m from cliff to cliff with a sunken garden below. A cantilever outdoor swimming pool will create a 60m-high waterfall into the quarry pit. The separate 100m-tall tower will feature a 270-bedroom hotel, with 60 executive suits and a six-bedroom presidential suite looking over the lake.”
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Written by Gregory Brooks

September 4, 2013 at 6:42 am

Posted in Built

Imperial College London Business School – London, United Kingdom

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Building: Imperial College London Business School
Location: London, UK
Status: Completed 2004
Architect: Foster+Partners
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold
Quantity Surveyor: Davis Langdon / Mott Green Wall
M+E Engineer: Buro Happold
Landscape Architect: Charles Funke Associates
Lighting Engineer: Buro Happold

AE Interest: Dramatic Glass Panel Facade

Written by Michael Cobb

June 21, 2013 at 5:29 pm

Posted in Built

Imperial College London Faculty Building – London, United Kingdom

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Building: Imperial College London Faculty Building
Location: London, United Kingdom
Status: Completed in 2004
Architect: Foster + Partners
Structural Engineers: Buro Happold
MEP Engineers: Buro Happold
Project Manager: GTMS
AE Interest: Blue Glass Plate Facade, heated by waste heat generated by the power plant under the building, uses chilled beams for cooling

Written by Michael Cobb

June 21, 2013 at 5:17 pm

Posted in Built

Bleigiessen Sculpture – London, United Kingdom

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Name of Sculpture: Bleigiessen Sculpture
Location: London, UK
Status: Completed 2006
Designer: Thomas Heatherwick
A
E Interest: Built from 142,000 glass sphere and 27,000 high tensile steel wires. Every single piece was small enough to fit through a letterbox on a door.

Written by Michael Cobb

June 21, 2013 at 5:03 pm

Posted in Built

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