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7 Screen Pavilion – Cannes, France

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Building: 7 Screen Pavilion
Location: Cannes, France
Completed: 2012
Architect: OMA Rem Koolhaas
Production team: Ar’Scene

AE Interests: The structure is a lifted pyramid containing a seven screen cinema for the audience. The pyramid’s canopy is designed to show a panoramic view of Cannes and the Mediterranean. The triangular steel structure was designed to hold the seven screens, music, and production equipment.

Articles: 1

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Written by Nolan Rendon

September 29, 2012 at 3:43 pm

Posted in Built

G-Star Raw HQ – Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Building: G-Star Raw HQ
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Completed: In Construction
Architect: OMA Rem Koolhaas
Structural Engineer: ABT
Mechanical Engineer: ABT
Contractor: Pleijsier Bouw

AE Interests: Large, rectilinear form with a predominately glass finish on the exterior contained inside a larger solid enclosure.  The building will feature a facade that slides open.

Articles: 1

2012fallmwf

Written by Nolan Rendon

September 29, 2012 at 3:11 pm

Posted in Built

UNO Charter Schools Soccer Academy – Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Building: UNO Charter Schools Soccer Academy
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Completed: 2011
Architect: JGMA
Structural Engineer: Ghafari Associates
Electrical & Mechanical Consultants: Primera
Landscape Architect: Terry Guen Associates

AE Interests: Dynamic form with a mixture of a glass and steel exterior to allow plenty of natural light for the students. The school was designed to achieve LEED Gold Certification and incorporates sustainable features, such as a green roof system, site cleanup, lighting and HVAC  systems with photocells, occupancy sensors, and manual controls.

Articles: 1, 2

2012fallmwf

Written by Nolan Rendon

September 28, 2012 at 2:20 pm

Posted in Built

Icahn Stadium – Randall’s Island, New York, U.S.

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Building: Ichan Stadium
Location: Randall’s Island, New York
Completed: 2004
Architect: Zurita Architects
Structural Engineer: Geiger Engineer

AE Interests: Seating area is covered by a canopy which is supported by tension rods from two light towers on each end.

Articles: 1
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Written by Nolan Rendon

September 28, 2012 at 1:30 pm

Posted in Built

SYRACUSE GREEK THEATRE SCENOGRAPHY – SYRACUSE, ITALY

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Building: Syracuse Greek Theatre
Location: Syracuse, Italy
Completed: 2012
Architect: OMA Rem Koolhaas
Project Architect: Francesco Moncada
Local Architect: Emanuela Reale
Structural Engineer: Sebastiano Floridia

AE Interests: Simple structure with concrete seating and floors with an emphasis toward wooden structure on stage. Designed in three parts: the Ring, the Raft, and the Machine.

Articles: 1

2012fallmwf

Written by Nolan Rendon

September 28, 2012 at 12:59 pm

Posted in Built

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