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Intesa Sanpaolo Office Building – Torino, Italy

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Building: Intesa Sanpaolo Office Building
Location: Torino, Turin, Italy
Completion: 2014
Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Engineers: Expedition Engineering/ Studio Ossola

AE Interest: bioclimatic building, naturally ventilated, southern facade covered by photovoltaic panels, 6 mega-columns support two glass planes

Written by Nathan L Sanchez

May 8, 2015 at 1:26 pm

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NEMO (National Center for Science and Technology) – Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Building: NEMO Science Center
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Status: Completed 1997
Architect: Renzo Piano
Structural Engineers: Arup, DHV

AE Interests: Pre-oxidized copper clad facades, Use of roof as a public plaza, conforms to surrounding water

Written by Nathan L Sanchez

September 28, 2012 at 3:23 pm

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Kansai International Airport Terminal – Osaka, Japan

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Building: Kansai International Airport Terminal
Location: Osaka, Japan
Architect: Renzo Piano
Status: Completed 1994
Engineer: Arup

AE Interest: Built on an artificial island, arches designed according to dynamic lines of air flow

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Written by Nathan L Sanchez

September 28, 2012 at 2:17 pm

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The Resnick Exhibition Pavilion – Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Building: Resnick Pavilion (Expansion of the LA County Museum of Art )
Location: Los Angeles, California, U.S.A
Status: Completed 2010
Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Collaborating Architect: Gensler Associates
Engineers: Arup

AE Interests: Saw toothed roof allows natural sunlight, most functions moved outside to preserve art space.
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Written by Nathan L Sanchez

September 28, 2012 at 12:37 pm

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Central Saint Giles – London, U.K.

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Building: Central St. Giles Court Mixed-use Development
Location: London, United Kingdom
Status: Completed May 2010
Architects: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Architect of Record: Fletcher Priest Architects
Engineers: Arup

AE Interest: Unique facets differ from each other, lower facades allow for transparency, complex volumes adjusted and scaled to surrounding buildings.

Written by Nathan L Sanchez

September 26, 2012 at 2:18 pm

Posted in Built