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North Carolina Museum of Art – Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.

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Building Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Completed: 2010
Architect: Thomas Phifer and Partners
Structural Engineer: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Contractor: Barnhill
AE interest: natural lighting reflected through parabolic curved ceilings, external reflective aluminum panels, photocells to measure and adjust light exposure
Articles: 1, 2, 3

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Written by Caylea Pogue

September 30, 2012 at 9:59 pm

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Madrid Social Housing – Madrid, Spain

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Building Location: Madrid, Spain
Completed: 2006
Architect: Morphosis
Structural Engineer: Carlos Pintor, Roberto Vargas
Contractor: UICESA
AE interest: cubic design, built using a mix of steel, concrete, brick and aluminum for structural stability, solar panels, ample natural lighting
Articles: 1, 2

2012fallmwf

Written by Caylea Pogue

September 30, 2012 at 9:06 pm

Posted in Built

Vialia Vigo – Vigo, Spain

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Building Location: Vigo, Spain
Completion expected: 2016
Architect: Morphosis
Structural Engineer: Luis Casas, Fhecor
AE interest: complex geometry.  High-speed train line Madrid to Portugal.
Articles: 1, 2

2012fallmwf

Written by Caylea Pogue

September 28, 2012 at 2:50 pm

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UCH Macmillan Cancer Centre – London, U.K.

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Building Location: London, UK
Completed: 2012
Architect: Hopkins Architects
Structural Engineer: ARUP
Contractor: Skanska Construction
AE interest: green roof, photovoltaic panels for producing energy, innovating glazing system for energy efficiency
Articles: 1

2012fallmwf

Written by Caylea Pogue

September 28, 2012 at 1:39 pm

Posted in Built