Building: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Location: Bentonville, Arkansas
Architect: Moshe Safdie
Design Engineer: Buro Happold
Construction Firm: Linbeck
AE Interest: The building exposes intricate details with the concrete structure that is very similar to those techniques implemented by Louis Kahn. The structure also exposes steel to help add the essence of artwork that surrounds it.
Building: Residential Home
Location: Holland, Netherlands
Architects: Powerhouse Co., Copenhagen/Rotterdam
Assistants: Nanne de Ru, Charles Bessard, Alexander Sverdlov, Nolly Vos, Wouter Hermanns, Anne Luetkenhues, Bjorn Andreassen, Joe Matthiessen
Structural Engineer: Breed ID Gilbert van der Lee, Den Haag
AE Interest: The structure of the house is rather unique. The main support lies in the exterior concrete structure, with one steel column supporting the roof over the center of the house, a bookshelf that doubles as a Vierendeel girder.
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Structure: Temporary structure built for the tour
Location: All over the world (Genesis Tour Dates)
Architect: Mark Fisher
AE Interest: Integrating a massive screen with a choreographed light show in the background of the stage is an impressive architectural design.