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The Spiral – New York, NY

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Building:  The Spiral
Location: New York, NY
Address: 66 Hudson Boulevard
Design
Architect: BIG Architects
Size: 2.85 million sf
Currently in progress

AE Interest:
1,005 ft rise, 27,000 sf of retail, 20,000 units of housing, terraces ascend one per floor, interior office spaces, and linear green spaces [a]
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Written by Megan Nguyen

September 14, 2016 at 12:37 pm

Posted in Built

Superkilen – Nørrebro, Copenhagen

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Building: Superkilen
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Address: Nørrebrogade 210, 2200 København, Denmark
Design
Architect: BIG Architects
Landscape: Topotek
Artist: Superflex
Size: 320,000 sf
Completed: 2012

AE Interests:
0.50 mile long park, objects from 60 different countries, located within one of the most ethnically diverse neighborhoods in Denmark, reminiscent of garden history, and multi-functional rubber surface [a]
[a]

Written by Megan Nguyen

September 7, 2016 at 12:27 pm

Posted in Built

Amager Resource Center – Copenhagen, Denmark

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Building: Amager Resource Center
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Design
Architect: BIG Architects
Structural and Facade Engineer: AKT, MOE
Landscape: Topotek, Man Made Land
Construction Manager: NCC Construction A/S, Ed. Züblin AG, Hosena
Size: 1.02 million sf building; 344,500 sf roof and slope
Currently under construction; scheduled to be completed by 2017

AE Interests:
1,500 m long ski run, Denmark’s first ski slope, waste-to-energy treatment plant, 60 megawatt power station fueled by city’s garbage [a], emits a giant smoke ring when one ton of CO2 is accumulated, and projects a pie chart of the quote of fossil CO2 with a heat tracking laser light [b].
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Written by Megan Nguyen

September 7, 2016 at 12:26 pm

Posted in Built