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Rice University BioScience Research Collaborative – Houston, TX, U.S.

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Building: Rice University BioScience Research Collaborative
Location: Houston, Texas
Status: Completed 2010
Architect: SOM
Interior Design: FKP Architects
MEP: Bard, Rao + Athanas
Structural Engineer: Haynes Whaley Associates
Project Management: Linbeck Group

AE Interest: Green roof, recycled construction material, LEED-Gold certified, sustainable design.

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Written by Andres Garcia

September 30, 2012 at 9:48 pm

Posted in Built

Phoenix Convention Center – Phoenix, AZ, U.S.

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Building: Phoenix Convention Center Expansion
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Status: Completed 2008
Architect: Populous
Civil and Traffic Engineer: David Evans and Associates

AE Interest: Cantilevered shading structures, sustainable design (water, waste, and energy efficient), LEED-Silver Certified

Written by Andres Garcia

September 30, 2012 at 9:32 pm

Posted in Built

Torre Mayor – Mexico City, Mexico

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Building: Torre Mayor
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Status: Completed 2003
Architect: Adamson Associates Architects, IDEA Asociados de Mexico
Interior Design: HOK
MEP: Cosentini Associates

AE Interest: HVAC, fire protection and life safety systems controlled from automatic Building Management System, cooling system free of CFC’s, internal water recycling process.

Written by Andres Garcia

September 30, 2012 at 9:26 pm

Posted in Built

National Museum of American Indian – Washington D.C., U.S.

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Building: National Museum of American Indian
Location: Washington D.C.
Status: Completed 2004
Architect: Polshek Partnership Architects LLP
MEP: Cosentini Associates

AE Interest: Façade and geometry determined the air circulation, water economizers used to minimize temperature fluctuations, humidity control systems help preserve art and artifacts.

Written by Andres Garcia

September 30, 2012 at 9:18 pm

Posted in Built