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The Infinity Centre, Merbourne, Australia

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Building: The Infinity Centre
Architect: McBride Charles Ryan
Project Architect: Andrew Hayne
Landscape Architect: Oculus
Engineering: ARUP
Type: Educational
Year: 2012

AE Interests: Whole structure like two wings result an infinity symbol to stand for infinite possibilities of learning. Color strategy reinforces the identity of the academic disciplines. use natural materials like timber to stay green.

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Written by Ni Li

September 8, 2015 at 2:18 pm

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The Yardmaster’s Building, Melbourne, Australia

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Building: The Yardmaster’s Building
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Architects: McBride Charles Ryan
Structural Consultant: Van Der Meer Consulting
Service Consultant: ALA Consulting Engineers
Environmental consultant: Cundall
Cost Consultant: Newton Kerr and Partners
Builder: FIMMA Constructions
Project Year: 2009
AE Interests: A multi-use facility associated with the Southern Cross Rail Yard. Concrete structure and exterior walls. Energy efficient design. (1)

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Written by Ni Li

September 3, 2015 at 4:11 pm

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Melbourne School of Design, Melbourne, Australia

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Building: Melbourne School of Design, University of Melbourne
Location: Melbourne VIC, Australia
Architects: John Wardle Architects , NADAAA
Landscape Architect : Oculus
Mechanical/Electrical Engineer : Aurecon Group
Structural/Civil Engineer : Irwinconsult
Acoustic Consultant : AECOM
Project Year: 2014

AE Interests: The coffered timber roof mediates natural daylight and assists natural ventilation. The building incorporates a number of innovative structural and services systems combined with building’s façade system. (1)

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Written by Ni Li

September 3, 2015 at 3:34 pm

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Victoria One – Melbourne, Australia

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Building: Victoria One Location: Melbourne, Australia
Design Architect: Elenberg Fraser
Developer: Golden Age Group
Structural & Civil Engineer: Robert Bird Group
Fire Engineer: AECOM Fire Engineers
Wind Engineer: MEL Consultants
Project Manager: Sinclair Brook
Status: Under Construction
Estimated Completion: 2017/2018

AE Interests: Melbourne’s tallest residential tower with 241 m height. 629 residential units, each featuring floor to ceiling windows, winter gardens. Includes a pool, spa, gym, multiple lounges, and a club.

Written by Ni Li

September 3, 2015 at 3:09 pm

Posted in Built