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The Lantern Pavilion – Sandnes, Norway

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Building: The Lantern
Location: Sandes, Norway
Architect: AWP / Atelier Oslo
Consultants / Contractors: Kristoffer Apelandsneset AS, Timber AS

AE Interests: Composed of multiple truss structures and covered in staggered panel glass, lights in the structure give off a warm glow

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Written by Joe Cavazos

September 10, 2014 at 10:27 pm

Posted in Built

JNBY – Shanghai, China

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JNBY  JNBY  JNBY  JNBY

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Building: JNBY
Location: Shanghai, China
Design Architect: HHD_Fun Architects
Structural Engineer: H + J International

AE Interests: Steel structure with taut, elastic waterproof material created with a low-carbon footprint, six interlocking pieces can be reassembled / disassembled for storage
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Written by Joe Cavazos

September 10, 2014 at 10:27 pm

Posted in Built

Hessing Cockpit and Acoustic Barrier – Utrecht, Netherlands

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Hessing Cockpit  Hessing Cockpit  Hessing Cockpit

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Building:  Hessing Cockpit and Acoustic Barrier

Location: Utrecht, Netherlands
Design Architect: ONL (Oosterhuis_Lénárd)
Lead Designer: Kas Oosterhuis
Project Architect: Sander Boer
Structural Engineer: Meijers Staalbouw BV, Pilkington Benelux BV

AE Interest: 300 glass elements between a diagrid structure, sound barrier for residential districts

 

Written by Joe Cavazos

September 10, 2014 at 10:27 pm

Posted in Built

The Origin – New York City, New York, U.S.

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Building: The Origin
Location: New York City, New York, U.S.
Designer: United Visual Artists

AE Interests: Multiple programmable LED lights that can change color and reacts to sound/music, approx. 10×10 m

[Video] of The Origin in action.
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Written by Joe Cavazos

September 10, 2014 at 10:27 pm

Posted in Built

Maple Leaf Square Canopy – Toronto, Canada

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Building: Maple Leaf Square Canopy
Location: Toronto, Canada
Designer: United Visual Artists
Engineer: Soheil Mosun Limited

AE Interests:  A thousand modules placed in a non repeating, artificial and natural sunlight, reminiscent of light passing through leaves in a forest canopy

[Video] of The Canopy in action.

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Written by Joe Cavazos

September 10, 2014 at 10:26 pm

Posted in Built