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Davies Alpine House – London, U.K.

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Project: Alpine House at the Kew Gardens
Location: London, U.K. (Kew Gardens)
Status: Completed March 2005
Client: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
Architect: Wilkinson Eyre Architects
Structural Engineer: Dewhurst Macfarlane
Environmental Engineer: Atelier Ten
Quantity Surveyor: Fanshawe

AE Interest: back to back arches, stack effect natural ventilation, glass greehouse

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Written by Jennifer Chalos

June 19, 2013 at 12:43 pm

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Idea Store Whitechapel – London, U.K.

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Building: Idea Store Whitechapel
Location:  London, U.K.
Status: Completed 2005
Client: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Architect: Adjaye Associates
M&E and Structural Engineer: Arup
Main Contractor: William Verry

AE Interest: curtain wall of colored and clear glazing, glass-faced aluminum panels, full height atrium, Ketro timber fins for strength

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Written by Jennifer Chalos

June 19, 2013 at 12:35 pm

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V&A Ceramic Galleries Bridge – London, England, U.K.

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Project: V&A Ceramic Galleries Bridge
Location: Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL
Status: Completed 2009
Client: Victoria and Albert Museum
Architect: Wilkinson Eyre Architects
Structural Engineer: Dewhurst Macfarlane

AE Interests: integrated glazed canopy, folded perforated stair plate
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Written by Jennifer Chalos

June 19, 2013 at 12:24 pm

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Stratford Regional Station – London, U.K.

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Building: Stratford Regional Station
Location: Stratford, London E15 1AZ
Completed: 1999
Client: LUL Jubilee Line Extension Project, Stratford Development Partnership Limited, London Borough of Newham
Architect: Wilkinson Eyre Architects
Structural Engineer: Hyder Consulting
Civil Engineer: Arup

AE Interests: curved roof, extruded form, glazed wall, solar assisted natural ventilation

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Written by Jennifer Chalos

June 19, 2013 at 12:10 pm

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Museum of Tomorrow – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Building: Museum of Tomorrow
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Status: Under construction, Expected to open early 2013
Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Project Developer: Fundação Roberto Marinho

AE Interest: powered by photovaltaic panels on the rooftop; sustainability; steel, cantilevered roof; concrete building structure

Articles: 1,2,3
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Written by Jennifer Chalos

September 28, 2012 at 1:31 pm

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Hybrid House – Hamburg, Germany

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Building: Hybrid House
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Status: Completion in February 2013
Architects: Bieling Arcchitects, Hamburg
Structural Engineer: Bollinger + Grohmann 
Client: Wernst Immobilien, Hamburg

AE Interest: wooden frame; prefabricated frame – mountable in modular construction; sustainability; environmentally sound technology; daylighting/natural lighting; rooms have flexible utilization

Articles: 1
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Written by Jennifer Chalos

September 28, 2012 at 1:31 pm

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Keltenmuseum am Glauberg – Glauberg, Germany

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Building: Keltenmuseum am Glauberg
Location: Glauberg, Germany
Status: Finished construction August 2010, opened in May 2011
Architect:  kadawittfeldarchitektur, Aachen
Structural Engineer: Bollinger + Grohmann

AE Interest: corten steel structure; large cantilever over the ground; no interior supporting pillars; ventilated facade

Articles: 1
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Written by Jennifer Chalos

September 28, 2012 at 1:30 pm

Posted in Built