Building Name: Chausseestrasse 43
Location: Berlin, Germany
Architect: Studio Daniel Libeskind
Structural & MEP Engineer: PORR
AE Interest: Complex form. Libeskind-designed 3D metallic stoneware tile facade designed to clean themselves and the air.
Building Name: 360º Building
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
Architect: Isay Weinfeld
Structural Engineering: Esteng Estrutural Engenharia
Design Team: Gabriel Bicudo, Manoel Maia
Collaborators: Domingos Pascali, Marcelo Alvarenga
General Contractor: Barbara Engenharia e Construção Ltda
AE Interest: Vertical stack of “houses with yards” provides private outdoor space. Open ground floor increases communal space.
Building Name: Støperiet (The Iron Foundry)
Location: Bergen, Norway
Architect: Link Arkitektur
Construction: Rambøll Norway
AE Interest: Preservation & modernization. Cantilever over/support through historic structure. Downtown revitalization. Fenestration dictated by structural design.
Building Name: Ardmore Residence
Architect: UNStudio – Ben van Berkel et al
Local architects: Architects A61, Singapore
Structure: Webstructures, Singapore
Mechanical & Electrical Consulting Engineers: J Roger Preston, Singapore
Façade: Arup, Singapore
Construction: Shimizu Corporation
AE Interest: Complex, organic form. Precast concrete facade also serves as structure and brise soleil with some panels spanning four floors. Elevated structure creates green space.
Building Name: Angkasa Raya
Architect: Buro Ole Scheeren
Associate Architect: Chee Ang Architect
Executive Architect: RSP Architects
Structural Engineering: Ranhill Consulting
Building Services Engineering: Ranhill Consulting
Façade Consultant: Front Inc
Geotechnical Engineering: G&P Geotechnics
Sustainability Consultant: ZED-G&P
Local architects: Architects A61
Mechanical & Electrical Consulting Engineers: J Roger Preston
Wind Engineering: CPP Wind Engineering & Air Quality
AE Interest: Open-slab ground floors and “Sky Levels” on floors 33-36 integrate public space at multiple levels of structure. Aluminum solar shades reduce solar gain with minimal material. Rainwater harvesting, insulated green roofs, irrigation re-circulation, daylighting, and natural ventilation increase sustainability.