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Pedestrianized City Center Design-Saudi, Arabia

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Pedestrian City

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Project Name: Pedestrianized City Center Design
Location: Unayzah, Saudi Arabia
Completion: Conceptual Design-Roadway Begun
Architects: Erick van Egeraat

AE Interest: underground transportation and parking, entirely pedestrianized ground level, sun-shading, greenwalls, and contemporary design integration with traditional existing structures.
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Written by Elena Bollas

September 10, 2014 at 9:08 pm

Posted in Built

Ningbo Yinzhou Southern CBD Portal Planning Design-Ningbo, China

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Ningbo, China Ningbo, China 2

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Project Name: Ningbo Yinzhou Southern CBD Portal Project Design
Location: Ningbo, China
Completed: Conceptual Design
Architects: amphibianArc
Developer: Ningbo Yinzhou Urban Construction Investment and Development Corporation

AE Interest: transit-oriented development, vertical sustainability, creating a ‘modern trade route’ referring to the Mairitime Silk Road, the development surrounding the transportation hub are divided into 2 categories-main and background buildings

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Written by Elena Bollas

September 10, 2014 at 8:39 pm

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PLAY-TIME Apartments- Madrid, Spain

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Future PLAYTIME APT  Current PLAYTIME apt

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Building Name: PLAY-TIME Apartments
Location: Madrid, Spain
Completion: In Progress 2013
Architects: Elena Orte and Guilliermo Sevillano (SUMA)
Construction: Diezma Rosell Construcctiones
Structure: SANDO-COMEUT

AE Interest: Perimeter Garden,  Solar/Hypothermal Control, Vegetation, Spiral Orientation, Free Standing Envelop, Steel Tube Structure, 40+ species of plants places according to orientation making an “oasis in the middle of the city”

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Written by Elena Bollas

September 10, 2014 at 8:38 pm

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Hance Park Redesign- Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.

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20140118 FINAL COLOURED PLAN

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Project: Hance Park Redesign Masterplan
Location: Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
Completion: Conceptual Design-Finish Date 2024
Architect: Weddle Gilmore and !melk
Landscape Architect: Floor Associates
Civil Engineers: David Evans & Associates
Structural Engineers: Buro Happold
Environmental Engineering: Sherwood Design Engineers

AE Interest: urban garden, area is divided into 3 seperate spaces: valley, canyon, and plateau, microclimate , shading techniques (both natural and constructed), landscaping design.
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Written by Elena Bollas

September 10, 2014 at 8:36 pm

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City Masterplan Design- Madong, China

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Madong, China Madong, China 2

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Project Name: City Masterplan Winning Proposal
Location: Madong, China
Completion: Conceptual Design
Architects: HYHW Architects and Planners
Consulting Company: Space Syntax

AE Interest: waterway transportation, high traffic pedestrian pathways, mix industry high density city, integration into current infrastructure, historical preservation
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Written by Elena Bollas

September 10, 2014 at 8:35 pm

Posted in Built