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Villa Sari – Pori, Finland

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Building: Vila Sari
Location: Pori, Finland
Architect: ARRAK Architects
Designer: Hannu Kiiskila
Date Completed: 2000

AE Interests: Horizontal design soaks in winter sun, deep overhangs provide shade in summer, uses 75% less energy than average house in Finland.

Written by Joshua Atkins

March 3, 2010 at 6:10 pm

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Solar Tube – Vienna, Austria

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Building: Solar Tube
Location: Vienna, Austria
Architect: Driendl Architects
Designer: George Driendl
Date Completed: 2001

AE Interests: 21st century tree house design, concrete core, exterior steel frame, takes maximum advantage of light year round.

Written by Joshua Atkins

March 3, 2010 at 5:56 pm

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Sea Train House – Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Building: Sea Train House
Location: Los Angeles, California
Architect: Office of Mobile Design
Designer: Jennifer Siegal
Date Completed: 2003

AE Interests: The home is almost completely recycled, the structural elements are old sea-going storage containers, some of which had been on site before the project began, glass curtain wall facade.
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Written by Joshua Atkins

March 1, 2010 at 7:27 pm

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1310 East Union Street – Seattle, Washington, U.S.

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Building: 1310 East Union Street
Location: Seattle, Washington
Architect: The Miller/Hull Partnership
Date Completed: 2001

AE Interests: Glass box with exposed steel structure, Argon gas infused windows.
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Written by Joshua Atkins

March 1, 2010 at 7:20 pm

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Colorado Court – Santa Monica, California, U.S.

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Building: Colorado Court
Location: Santa Monica, California
Architect: Pugh + Scarpa Architecture
Designer: Angela Brooks
Date Completed: 2002

AE Interests: Produces enough energy from its 199 blue solar panels to power 92% of energy needs

Written by Joshua Atkins

March 1, 2010 at 7:13 pm

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156 Reade Street – New York, New York, U.S.

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Building: 156 Reade Street
Location: New York, New York
Architect: Studio Petrarca
Date Completed: 2001

AE Interests: Glass and steel facade, heated and cooled using a geothermal pump, effectively uses natural light.
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Written by Joshua Atkins

March 1, 2010 at 7:05 pm

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P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E Project – Rotterdam, the Netherlands

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Building: P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E Project
Location: Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Architect: Korteknie Stuhlmacher Architecten
Date Completed: 2001

AE Interests: Unique contrast between old warehouse and green angular building, construction was prefabricated, relates to the city by taking advantage of existing systems.

Written by Joshua Atkins

March 1, 2010 at 6:57 pm

Posted in Built

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