Building: Japan Pavilion, EXPO 2000
Location: Hanover, Germany
Client: EXPO 2000 Trade Fair
Architecst: OHO Joint Venture: Frei Otto and Buro Happold
Structural Engineer: Stefan Polonyi
Materials: SONOCO europe
AE Interests: The theme of the building was to create more efficient use of resources and reduceCO2 emissions. The structure can be completely recycled when dismantled. The foundation was created by wooden boxes and sand and the interior partitions were created from honeycomb board.
Location: Munich, Germany
Client: City of Munich, 20th Summer Olympic Games
Architects: Behnisch & Partners
Roof Engineer: Frei Otto
AE Interests: Transparent tensile roof
Building: German Pavilion, Expo ‘67
Location: Montreal, Canada
Architects: Frei Paul Otto and Rolf Gutbrod
Engineers: Leonhardt + Andrä
AE Interests: Is an exhibition hall created through tensile structures, a prestressed membrane with a translucent (polyester) skin.
Building: Okhta Tower
Location: St. Petersburg, Russia
Completion: no set completion date
Structural Consultant: Jane Wernick Associates
AE Interests: Will be the tallest building in Europe, 396 meters. Double glass enclosure, concrete core, frame made of steel and stainless steel cladding, as the light hits the building at different angles throughout the day the tower gives the appearance of changing color.
Building: Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport
Location: Shenzhen Bao’an, China
Completed: Expected 2035
Architect: Massimiliano Fuksas
Developer: Shenzhen Planning Bureau + Shenzhen Airport Co. , Ltd.
AE Interests: inner skin of concourse made of very fine net