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Sand Babel – China

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Building: Sand Babel
Location: China
Completion: Conceptual Design
Design Team: Qiu Song, Kang Pengfei, Bai Ying, Ren Nuoya and Guo Shen

AE Interest: These towers will be manufactured from adjacent sand by a solar-powered 3D printer. The lower root-like structures will stabilize and reinforce the dynamic flowing sands while the upper spiral skeleton would be constructed using continuous transmission of tensional forces and house a water-generating system located in the mushroom-shaped roof exploiting temperature differences to produce condensation.

Written by Christopher Lawrence

April 1, 2014 at 12:42 pm

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Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013

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Building: Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013
Location: London, United Kingdom
Expected Completion: October 2013
Architect: Sou Fujimoto
Structural Engineer: Aecom – Harriet Eldred

AE Interest: Lightweight steel pole structure

Written by Abraham Chapa

June 12, 2013 at 11:04 am

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Perot Museum of Nature and Science – Dallas, Texas

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Building: Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Location: Victory Park – Dallas, Texas
Architect: Morphosis
Architect of Record (Dallas): Good, Fulton and Farrell
Structural Engineer: John Martin & Associates and Datum Engineers.
Preliminary Design Engineer: Buro Happold
Completed 2013

AE Interests:  Complex form, custom concrete shapes on facade, green roof. `

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Written by Gregory Brooks

October 14, 2012 at 10:20 pm

Medical Education Building, Columbia University – New York, New York

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Building:  Medical Education Building
Location:
New York City, New York
Status:  Proposed Design; To be completed Late 2016
Architect:  Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Structural Engineer:  Leslie E. Robertson Associates

AE Interest:  Angular in shape, mainly glass facade, timber-clad boxes slotted into the glass facade will provide decked balconies, floors intertwine with one another, a network of social and study spaces distributed across oversized landings along an intricate 14-story stair.

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Written by Johnathan Duong

October 2, 2012 at 12:18 am

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The Kingdom Tower – Saudi Arabia

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Building: Kingdom Tower
Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Completion: 2016-2017 (expected)
Engineer: Langan International
Architect: Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti
Main Contractor: Saudi Binladin Group
Developer: Emaar Properties, Jeddah Economic Company (JEC)

AE Interests: Estimated to cost $1.23 billion and reach a staggering 3,280 feet in height,  the total construction area will encompass 5.7 million square feet.  The building will serve a multi-purpose design consisting of office spaces, apartments, retail stores, luxury condominiums, exterior sky terrace as well as the world’s highest observatory.

Written by Christopher Lawrence

October 1, 2012 at 5:30 pm

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Skolkovo University District – Skolkovo, Russia

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Building: Skolkovo Univerity District
Location: Skolkovo, Russia
Building Status: Conceptual Masterplan
Partners: Herzog & de Meon, Stefan Marbach, David Koch
Project Architects: Olga Bolsnina, Tomislav Dushaov, Tobias Winkelmann
Client: Skolkovo Foundation, Moscow, Russia
AE Interest: The University’s scheme integrates into its surroundings by disappearing into the landscape with features such as: low-rise (2-3 story) architecture, numerous openings and views into the interior, the gardens and traditional materials.

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Written by Alizain Maredia

September 28, 2012 at 3:01 pm

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Arlanda Hotel

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Building: Arlanda Hotel

Location: Stockholm Sweden

Architect: BIG

AE Interests: Custom Facade, Complicated Structure

Written by Chris Reynolds

September 6, 2011 at 12:10 am

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Montenegro Residences

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Building: Montenegro Residences

Location: Montenegro

Architect: Bjarke Ingels Group

AE Interests: Minimal environmental impact, high density living.

Written by Chris Reynolds

September 5, 2011 at 11:54 pm

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The Copenhagen Experiments

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Space: The Copenhagen Experiments

Locations:
New Your, NY
Chicago Illinois

Designers: Bjarke Ingels Group

AE Interests: Prefabrication, Green Roofs, high density living

 

 

 

 

Written by Chris Reynolds

September 5, 2011 at 11:33 pm

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Estadio das Dunas – Natal, Brazil

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Building: Estadio das Dunas – “The Stadium of the Dunes”
Location: Natal, Brazil
Expected Completion: FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014
Architect: Populous
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold
Client: State Government Rio Grande do Norte
AE Interests: Focuses on “grand space”, obstructs direct sunlight while allowing on-shore breezes to reach the fans.
Capacity: 40,000 – general seats, 2,500 – club seats, 22 suites

Written by Alex Olivas

August 31, 2011 at 5:33 pm

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Grand Stade de l’Olympique Lyonnais – Lyon, France

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Building: Grand Stade de l’Olympique Lyonnais
Location: Lyon, France
Expected Completion: 2013
Architect: Populous
AE Interests: The roof will not only provide shelter, shade and comfort, but it will also have the ability to make the stadium reach out to the sky by illuminating into a glowing object.
Capacity: 60,000

Written by Alex Olivas

August 31, 2011 at 1:41 pm

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Music Cloud- Paris, France

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Building: Music Cloud (Philharmonie de Paris)
Location: Paris, France
Architectural Firm: Coop Himmelb(l)au
Project Partner: Michael Volk
Project Architect/Design Architect: Andrea Graser
3D Visualization: Jorg Hugo, Jens Mehlan
Structural Engineering: B+G Ingenieure/ Bollinger and Grohmann GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Acoustics and Theater Planning: ARTEC Consultants
Mechanical Engineering: INGEROP Courbevoie
Environmental Engineering: BEHI-SA
Landscape Architect: Agence Ter
Lightning Design: L’Observatoire International
Media Facade: ART+COM AG
Cost & Management Consultant: Mazet & Associates
Client: Association Philharmonie de Paris
Status: Competition (01/02 2007)
Budget: EUR 118 Mio
AE Interest: Large Concert Hall has 2 400 seats. Sensor activated interactive media facade that can illustrate music, movement, or events happening inside the building for the outdoors public to watch.  Designed to maximize sustainable principles of energy consumption and natural ventilation. Includes photovoltaic cells and a system of geothermal tubes.

Written by Mariela Corrales

August 31, 2011 at 12:57 pm

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National Archive of Denmark – Copenhagen, Denmark

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Building: National Archive of Denmark
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Design Completion: 1997, for invited competition in Copenhagan
Architect: Antoine Predock

AE Interest: Glass elevator, panoramic tower views, large naturally lit rooms and smaller, diffused light study areas

Written by Caroline Hunt

August 31, 2011 at 12:56 pm

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Mixed Use Center Baku- Baku, Azerbaijan

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Building: Mixed Use Center Baku (high density Landmark Building Complex)
Location: Baku, Azerbaijan
Architectural Firm: Coop Himmelb(l)au
Design Principal: Wolf D. Prix
Project Partner: Frank Stepper
Project Architect: Voker Kilian
Design Architect: Sophie Grell
Model Building: Paul Hoszowski, Vincenzi Del Monaco
Client: Arena JSC
Status: Proposed in 2008
AE Interest: Building height of 150 m, 40 floors above ground

Written by Mariela Corrales

August 31, 2011 at 1:02 am

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Football Stadium Zaragoza- Zaragoza, Spain

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Building: Football Stadium Zaragoza
Location: Zaragoza, Spain
Architectural Firm: Coop Himmelb(l)au
Planning: U.T.E Coop Himmelb(l)a/Katsura S.L
Principal in Charge: Wolf D. Prix
Project Partner: Andrea Graser
Model Building: Nam La Chi, Vincenzo Del Monaco
Client: Zaragoza Ayuntamiento
Status: Competition 2nd Prize, 07/2008
Budget: EUR 75 Mio
AE Interest: Concept based on a sculptural umbrella, the inner ring is covered with a translucent fabric that allows sunlight to penetrate and prevent rain to get in. Has a capacity of 43 000 seats.

Written by Mariela Corrales

August 31, 2011 at 12:51 am

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Sports City Stadium – Doha, Qatar

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Building: Sports City Stadium
Location: Doha, Qatar
Expected Completion: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
Architect: Populous
AE Interests: One of 12 conceptual stadiums for the winning 2022 Qatar World Cup whose design has inspiration from a nomadic Bedouin tribe tent. The venue’s infrastructure will harness its energy directly from the sun to provide lighting, cooling, heating and electricity. This stadium is to be the most environmentally sustainable one in the world as it will achieve zero carbon emissions.
Capacity: ~47,000

Written by Alex Olivas

August 30, 2011 at 5:25 pm

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The Spa – Culver City, California

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Building: The Spa
Location: Culver City, California
Completion: 2000
Architect: Eric Owen Moss
AE Interest: excercise, private therapy rooms, exterior deck, courtyard, juice bar, and offices

Written by Martin Perez

August 30, 2011 at 4:53 pm

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Torngasok Cultural Centre – Labrador, Canada

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Torngasok Cultural Centre  Torngasok Cultural Centre

Building: Torngasok Cultural Centre
Firm: Saunders Architecture
Architects: Todd Saunders with Attila Béres, Ken Beheim-Schwarzbach and Rubén Sáez López
Location: Nain, Labrador, Canada
Completion: 2013
Size: 1800 m²
AE Interest: With an estimated completion date in 2013, the new center will include offices for the Nunatsiavut government and for the Torgnat Mountains National Park.

Written by Maarten Janssens

August 30, 2011 at 4:50 pm

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Queens Museum of Art – Queens, New York

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Building: Queens Museum of Art
Location: Queens, New York
Completion: 2001
Architect: Eric Owen Moss
AE Interest: It appears that a sea of glass is flowing from the building facade.

Written by Martin Perez

August 30, 2011 at 4:45 pm

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Dance Palace – St. Petersburg, Russia

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Building: Dance Palace
Location: St. Petersburg, Russia
Status: Competition winner
Client: Petersburg City LLC
Architect: UNStudio
Structural Engineer: Arup

AE Interests: curved exterior facade, mixture of opaque and transparent panels causes the building to emit scattered light

Written by John Surovik

August 30, 2011 at 4:39 pm

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Light*House – Aarhus, Denmark

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Building: Light*House
Location: Aarhus, Denmark
Status: Competition Winner
Architects: UNStudio, 3XN, Jan Gehl
Engineers: Grontmij, Carl Bro

AE Interest: Mixed-use facility including housing and social function, facade designed to mimic light reflected off water

Written by John Surovik

August 30, 2011 at 4:38 pm

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Mariinsky Cultural Center, New Mariinsky Theater – St. Petersburg, Russia

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Building: Mariinsky Cultural Center, New Mariinsky Theater
Location: St. Petersburg, Russia
Completion: 2003
Architect: Eric Owen Moss Architects
AE Interest: A representation of the old Russia going into a new stage of architecture.

Written by Martin Perez

August 30, 2011 at 4:37 pm

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Conjunctive Points Theater Complex – Culver City, California

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Building: Conjunctive Points Theater Complex
Location:Culver City, California
Architect: Eric Owen Moss Architects
AE Interest: This building has multiple uses from office, retail and restaurants, the shape transforms as its goes along the horizontal.

Written by Martin Perez

August 30, 2011 at 4:31 pm

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Youth Wellness Center – Bremerton, Washington

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Building: Youth Wellness Center
Location: Bremerton, Washington
Architect: Steven Holl Architects
Project Architect: Filipe Taboada
Currently in Design Phase

AE Interest: Structural, Environmental, and Space Management

Written by Joshua Petry

August 29, 2011 at 2:45 pm

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King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Building: King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Design: 2008-2009
Architect: Morphosis
Structural and MEP Engineer: Burp Happold

Written by Robbie Kolovson

August 26, 2011 at 2:50 pm

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Coolsingel- Rotterdam, Netherlands

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Building: Coolsingel
Location: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Completed: Scematic Design
Architect: OMA Rem Koolhaas
Structural Engineer: ABT
AE Interests:  Combination of Simple and Complicated Exterior Geometry, Lighting

Written by Grant Mitchell

August 26, 2011 at 2:39 pm

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New U.S. Embassy – London, United Kingdom

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Building: New U.S. Embassy
Location: London, United Kingdom
Status: Designed 2009-2010, construction will be completed by 2017
Architect: Kieran Timberlake
Sustainability and MEP: ARUP
Structural Engineering: Weidlinger Associates
AE Interest: Targeted to be both BREEAM Outstanding and LEED Platinum, thin PV films in the facade
More information: [1] , [2]

Written by Michael Cobb

August 26, 2011 at 2:09 pm

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Ars Aevi-Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina

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Building: Ars Aevi
Location: Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Completion: 2014
Architect: Renzo Piano
AE Interest: Ars Aevi will become a museum devoted to cultural acknowledgement that was planned out throughout a war-filled country. Started negotiations in 1992 with the Sarajevo government.
Status: Under negotiations with the Bosnia-Herzegovina government.

Written by Carlos Garcia

August 26, 2011 at 1:51 pm

Garibaldi Exhibition Building – Milan, Italy

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Building: Garibaldi Exhibition Building
Location: Milan, Italy
Competition won: 2006
Architect: Grimshaw

AE Interest: form

Written by Eleanor Reynolds

April 29, 2011 at 9:15 am

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Old Livestock Market in Hereford Development

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Location: Hereford, Herefordshire
Completion: due 2013
Partner: Hereford Futures
Developer/Development Manager: Stanhope
Architect: Leslie Jones
Masterplanner: Allies & Morrison
Structural Engineer: Ramboll (formerly Ramboll Whitbybird)
Services Engineer: Cudd Bentley Consulting
Cost Consultant: Cyril Sweett
Construction Manager: Pinnacle Transportation

AE Interests: regeneration of the historic city of Hereford

Written by Eleanor Reynolds

April 21, 2011 at 3:18 pm

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UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation – London, UK

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Building: UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation
Location: London, UK
Completion: due 2015
Architect: PLP Architecture and HOK Architects

AE Interest: roof form, advance bio-medical research facility

Article 1

Written by Eleanor Reynolds

April 20, 2011 at 2:02 pm

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Oxford Street Visitor Information Kiosk – London, UK

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Building: Oxford Street Visitor Information Kiosk
Location: London, UK
Architect: PLP Architecture

AE Interest: ‘soaring’ glass roof

Article 1

Written by Eleanor Reynolds

April 20, 2011 at 1:53 pm

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Four Seasons – London, UK

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Building: Four Seasons Hotel and Residences
Location: London, UK(Heron Plaza)
Completion: due 2015
Architect: PLP Architecture

AE Interest: Skyscraper in urban London

Written by Eleanor Reynolds

April 20, 2011 at 1:40 pm

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Four Seasons – Abu Dhabi

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Building: Four Seasons Hotel and Residences
Location: Abu Dhabi at Sowwah Island
Architect: PLP Architecture

Written by Eleanor Reynolds

April 20, 2011 at 1:36 pm

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World Wildlife Fund Headquarters – Woking, UK

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Building: World Wildlife Fund Headquarters
Location: Woking, UK
Architect: Hopkins Architects
Structural Engineers: Expedition Engineering

AE Interest: maximizes on-site sustainable features, aims for ‘Outstanding’ BREEAM rating

Article 1

Written by Eleanor Reynolds

April 20, 2011 at 1:28 pm

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Guy’s and St Thomas’ East Wing Re-cladding – London, UK

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Building: Guy’s and St Thomas’ East Wing
Location: London, UK
Architect: Hopkins Architects
Engineering Consultant: ARUP

AE Interest: creates a thermal buffer zone and two new triangular atria

Article 1

Written by Eleanor Reynolds

April 20, 2011 at 1:21 pm

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Victoria & Albert Museum Extension – London, UK

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Building: Victoria & Albert Museum Extension
Location: London, UK
Architect: Amanda Levet Architects

AE Interests: complex geometry

Written by Eleanor Reynolds

April 15, 2011 at 1:51 pm

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Cultural Centre – Lisbon, Portugal

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Building: Cultural Centre
Location: Lisbon, Portugal (on Tagus River)
Architect: Amanda Levet Architects

AE Interests: complex geometry

Written by Eleanor Reynolds

April 15, 2011 at 1:35 pm

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Cloud 360 – Sungnam, South Korea

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Building: Cloud 360
Architect: Kyungam Architects (Changki Yun)
Partner: Jaeyoo Yoo
Designer: Taehyung Lim, Kyeongmin Kim, Yunmi Kang
Client: Sungam District

AE Interests: complex geometry, glass technology

Written by Eleanor Reynolds

January 31, 2011 at 3:29 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

Moynihan Station – New York City, United States

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Building: Moynihan Station
Location: New York City, United States
Proposed Completion: 2018
Architect: Skidmore Owings & Merrill
Structural Engineer: Schlaich Bergermann and Partner
Client: New York City

AE Interests: Advanced geometry, long span glass roof, converting the old Farley Post Office into a railway station

Written by Mike Carrell

January 31, 2011 at 2:48 pm

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Dome City

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Building: Geodesic Dome City
Location: Proposed for Manhattan, New York
Completion: Proposed Design
Designer: Buckminster Fuller
 

AE Interest: Enclosed city under dome, climate controlled, dome made of glass.

Written by Nate Conrad

January 31, 2011 at 1:47 pm

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Grand Theatre – Rabat, Morocco

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Project: Grand Theatre
Location: Rabat, Morocco
Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects
Structure Engineer: Adams Kara Taylor (AKT)
MEP engineer: Maxfordham
Acoustics & Theatre: Artec Consultant
Facade: Donnell Consultants Incorporated
Lighting: Office for Visual Interaction Inc

Info: 27,000 m2
Est Budget: $163m

AE Interest: Complex Geometry

Images by Zaha Hadid Architects
Article 1

Written by Gregory Brooks

November 23, 2010 at 10:06 am

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National Museum of African American History and Culture – Washington, DC

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Building: National Museum of African American History and Culture
Location: National Mall, Washington DC
Client: Smithsonian Institution
Architect: Foster & Partners
Status: Proposed Design
Budget: $500 million

AE Interests: Complex spiral geometry, large cantilevered volume.  Sunken courtyard / entry.

Written by Jimmy Principe

October 28, 2010 at 1:55 pm

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Caen Library – Caen, France

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Building: Caen Library (Bibliothèque Multimédia à Vocation Régionale / BMVR)
Status: Competition winner – announced 9/10/2010
Architect: OMA (Rem Koolhaas)

AE Interest: Massing response to context, open middle floor, exposed diagonal bracing, large openings in floor diaphragm. For similar work, see Seattle Central Library.

Article: BDOnline
Video: Vimeo

Written by Gregory Brooks

September 13, 2010 at 8:49 am

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Raffles City Bahrain – Manama City, Bahrain

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Building: Raffles City Bahrain
Location: Bahrain Bay, Manama City, Bahrain
Project Status: Expected Completion 2012
Architect: Rafael Viñoly

AE Interests: Three curving high-rise apartment buildings create an interesting design. It also has elevated infrastructure.

Raffles City Bahrain

Written by Almendra Zarazua

September 3, 2010 at 10:45 am

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Kuching Hotel – Kuching, Malaysia

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Building: Kuching Hotel
Location: Isthmus Site, Kuching, Malaysia
Architect: Saucier + Perrotte
Civil Engineer: Jurutera Minsar Consult
Structural Engineer: J. K. Bersatu
Mechanical Engineer: Primetech Engineers
Electrical Engineer: Uni Kenyalang Engineering

AE Interests: Multiple folded planes, designed to mimic the form of a tree

Written by Makenzie Kuntz

September 2, 2010 at 7:30 pm

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Battersea Power Station – London, United Kingdom

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Building Name: Battersea Power Station
Location: Nine Elms, London, United Kingdom
Project Status: Expected Completion 2020
Architect: Rafael Viñoly

AE Interests: Europe’s largest carbon neutral building, highly sustainable, first zero carbon office space in Central London

Battersea Power Station

Written by Almendra Zarazua

September 2, 2010 at 4:12 pm

Municipal Offices and Station – Delft, The Netherlands

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Building: Municipal Offices and Station
Location: Delft, The Netherlands
Completion: 2014 (expected)
Architect: Mecanoo Architecten
Structural Engineer: ABT bv

AE Interests: Energy efficient: uses 35% less energy than government standards, vaulted ceiling, long curtain wall for ground floor, blue and white tiles for most of the inerior.

Written by Carlos Estrada

September 2, 2010 at 12:17 pm

Urban Forest – Chongqing, China

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Building: Urban Forest
Location: Chongqing, China
Completion: Design-in-progress
Architect: MAD ltd
Engineer: ARUP group ltd

AE Interests: Steel and concrete city center, each floor has its own unique design, the building itself is structurally complex and visually seems unstable

Written by Caleb Holobaugh

September 1, 2010 at 10:34 am

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Wuensdorf Church – Wuensdorf, Germany

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Building: Wuensdorf Church
Location: Wuensdorf, Germany
Architect: GRAFT Architects
Structural Engineering: To be determined
Completion: Design Competition Winners

AEInterest: spiritual center and multifunctional assembly hall, “scene-o-graphic background,” diamond-shaped crystal envelope from 3 different geometric prefigures; previously closed land in which nature has flourished.

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Written by Anna Hernandez

August 31, 2010 at 8:39 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

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