AEWORLDMAP.COM (2,110 posts)

A research project from the Architectural Engineering program at The University of Texas at Austin – featuring contemporary architecture, engineering and construction around the world.

Author Archive

152 Elizabeth – New York City, New York

leave a comment »

11  12  13  14
[1,2,3,4]

Building: 152 Elizabeth
Location: New York City, New York
Architect: Tadao Ando
Landscape Architecture: Paul Friedberg and Partners
Interior Design: Gabellini Sheppard Associates
Size: 32,000 sqf
Completion: 2016

AE Interests: Poured-in-place concrete, living green wall measuring 55-feet-high and 99-feet-wide, airport-quality exterior glass to ensure sound-proofing, a floor-to ceiling water wall [a], a place of sanctuary, incorporates light, air, sound, and water to reach harmony [b]
[a,b]

 

Advertisements

Written by matthewschmidty

September 12, 2016 at 4:05 am

Posted in Built

Ecotone Hotel – Moriyama City, Shiga Prefecture, Japan

leave a comment »

2    2.5  3  4  5
[1,2,3,4,5]

Building: Ecotone Hotel (Setre Marina Hotel)
Location: Moriyama City, Shiga Prefecture, Japan
Architect: Ryuichi Ashizawa Architect & Associates
Landscape Architecture: Inada Junichi(Win)
Structural Engineer: S3 Associates
Acoustic Engineer: Kousuke Nakagawa
M+E Engineer: Eiji Sato (Es Associates) and Environmental Total System
Construction: TODA corporation
Size: 1348.0 sqm (14509.75 sqf)
Completion: 2013

AE Interests: Building blends into the environment, folded plate-like slabs, oblique pillars, reinforced concrete, green platforms control solar radiation [a],consists of a chapel that allows wind from the lake to circulate [b]
[a,]

 

Written by matthewschmidty

September 8, 2016 at 3:58 am

Posted in Built

Factory on the Earth – Johor Bahru, Malaysia

leave a comment »

1   5  4  虹ダイアグラム
[1,2,3,4]

Building: Factory on the Earth
Location: Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Architect: Ryuichi Ashizawa Architect & Associates
Landscape Architecture: Inada Junichi
Structural Engineer: Koichi Nagai Takuo
M+E Engineer: Eiji Sato (ES Associates) and Nichiei Architects
Construction: Nakano SDN BHD.
Size: 25,141.0 sqm (270,615.5 sqft)
Completion: 2013

AE Interests: Sustainable factory, an extension of an existing factory ,exterior facade covered by vegetation, uses sunlight to create a rainbow within the central area, light intersects factory through 3 layers [a], in harmony with the natural environment, minimizes the production of harmful carbon [b]
[a,b]

 

Written by matthewschmidty

September 8, 2016 at 3:52 am

Posted in Built