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Yapi Kredi Bank Academy – Gebze, Turkey

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Building:  Yapi Kredi Bank Academy
Location: Gebze, Turkey
Design
Architect: TEGET
Manufacturer: Reynaers Aluminum, Nasakoma
Contractor: Ark
Ínsaat
Size: 9,500 sm

AE Interest:
The Yapi Kredi Academy building is an existing; “the two program beams, stemming from the complex, stretches out on the plane of a missing cube, cannot be stopped and cantilevers as topography drops. They are covered by stretched copper panels as the outer layer of the facade, stripping it off from any hint of scale. Due to the stretching process, each panel has a doublefold direction from left to right” [a]
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More images found here: [1]

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Written by logantm20

September 7, 2016 at 10:44 pm

Posted in Built

Bloomberg Center- New York, New York

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Building:  Bloomberg Center
Location: New York, New York
Design
Architect: Morphosis
Structural Engineer: Arup
M+E Engineer: Arup
Size: 150,000 sq ft
Estimated Completed: 2017

AE Interest:
Part of the University of Cornell’s tech campus on Roosevelt Island, the Bloomberg Center provides graduate students a new facility for research and learning [a]; the building will have roof-mounted photo-voltaic systems, ground source pumps, and have flood resiliency; pursuing net-zero energy and LEED Platinum [b]
[a, b]

How the Bloomberg Center will be net-zero: [1]

Full list of consultants found here: [a]

Written by logantm20

September 7, 2016 at 9:57 pm

Posted in Built

Bill & Melina Gates Hall – Ithaca, NY

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Building:  Bill & Melina Gates Hall
Location: Ithaca, New York
Address: 343 Campus Rd, Ithaca, NY 14853
Design
Architect: Morphosis
Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti Group, Inc.
M+E Engineer: Syska Hennessy Group, Inc.
General Contractor: Welliver
Size: 101,455 sf
Completed: 2014

AE Interest:
Brings together Cornell University’s Computing Science and Information science departments; recycled and renewable building materials are used throughout the building [a]; Advanced digital modeling tools used in designing the pattern, geometry, and details of the skin speak to the profound impact of computing on the arts and sciences [b]
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More images found here: [1]

Full list of consultants found here: [a]

Written by logantm20

September 7, 2016 at 2:08 pm

Posted in Built