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Strata – SE1, London, U.K.

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Building: Strata SE1
Location: London, England
Completion: 2010
Architect: BFLS
Developer: Brookfield Europe
Structural Engineer: WSP
AE Interest: Three large turbines (power building’s lighting), aerodynamic form maximizes the benefits of the wind power, triangular form.
each blade is 4.5 meters long.
—-mv

Written by utLondon2013

June 12, 2013 at 10:59 am

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Stockley Park, London, U.K.

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Building: Stockley Park (office park)
Location: West London, England
Completion: 1990

AE Interest:

“..the 140ha site accommodated a loose arrangement of low-rise, high-tech offices around lakes set within verdant parkland. Within the first five or so years buildings were completed by Arup, Norman Foster, Troughton McAslan, Ian Ritchie, SOM and Eric Parry..”  –BDOnline

Written by utLondon2013

June 12, 2013 at 10:17 am

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New Court Rothschild Bank, London, U.K.

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Building: New Court Rothschild Bank
Location: London, England
Completed: Late 2011
Architect: OMA

AE Interest: dark glass, main area built at top of building to preserve the historical area, repeated pattern of structural steel columns.

Written by utLondon2013

June 11, 2013 at 6:05 pm

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Restoration of the London Coliseum, U.K.

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Building: Restoration of the London Coliseum
Location: London, England
Date of Project: January 2004
Architect: Arts Team
Structural Engineer: Arup
M & E Engineer: Arup
AE Interest: Curved-glass roof, foyers have been enlarged by 40%, major improvements to public facilities

Other Consultants: Arup Acoustics, Carr and Angier, Gardiner & Theobald

Written by utLondon2013

June 11, 2013 at 4:49 pm

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London Eye – London, England, U.K.

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Building: London Eye
Location: London, England
Opened: 1999
Architect: Marks Barfield
Structural Engineer: Tony Gee and Partners, Beckett Rankine
AE Interest: Reduce CO2 emissions, largest tilt-up ever made, steel design, “A” shape
—-mv

Written by utLondon2013

June 11, 2013 at 4:39 pm

Posted in Built