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The Spiral Cafe- Birmingham, UK

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Building: Spiral Cafe
Location: St Martin’s Square,Bullring, Birmingham, UK
Architect: Marks Barfield
Structural Engineers: Price & Myers 3D Engineering
Completed: 2004

AE Interest: Shell like design, 3D modeled to allow steel plates to be cut, cantilevered structure

Written by Annabel Crane

September 8, 2015 at 2:30 pm

Posted in Built

NDM Research Building- University of Oxford,UK

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Building: Nuffield Department of Medicine (NDM) Research Building
Location: Oxford, UK
Architect: MAKE
Structural Engineers: Price & Myers
Contractor: Maceplus
Completion: 2013

AE Interest: Cantilevered timbre staircase, anodised aluminium louvres, full triangular height atrium

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Written by Annabel Crane

September 8, 2015 at 2:30 pm

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Reid Building, Glasgow School of Art- Glasgow, UK

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Building: Reid Building at the Glasgow School of Art
Location: Glasgow, UK
Architect: Steven Holl
Completion: 2014
Structural and Mechanical Engineers: Arup

AE Interest: Five story building wraps around existing stone assembly hall, geometric matte- glass exterior, three cylindrical shafts of light

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Written by Annabel Crane

September 3, 2015 at 3:15 pm

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Chapel of St Albert the Great- Edinburgh, UK

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Building: Chapel of St Albert the Great
Location: George Square, Edinburgh, UK
Design Architect: Simpson & Brown
Completion: 2012
Structural Engineer: Elliott & Company
Collaborators: George Berry & Partners

AE Interest: Corton steel ‘tree like’ columns, curved timbre roof, sandstone clad masonry wall reflects surrounding townhouses, RIBA National award

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Written by Annabel Crane

September 3, 2015 at 3:11 pm

Posted in Built