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Marie-Elizabeth Luders Haus – Berlin, Germany

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Building: Marie – Elizabeth Luders Haus
Architect: Stephan Braunfels
Structural Engineer: SSP Sailer, Stepan & Partner GmbH
Project management: Schüßler-Plan Ingenieurgesellschaft GmbH
Light Engineer: Licht Kunst Licht AG
Facade Consultant: Ingenieurbüro R+R Fuchs

Completion: December,  2003
Cost: 220 million Euros
Area: 65,000 m^2

AE Interest: Glass facades, concrete walls, sustainability, low energy usage, renewable energy incorporation, government buildings

Written by Parker Burns

September 8, 2015 at 3:24 pm

Posted in Built

Haus der Essener Geschichte – Essen, Germany

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Building: Essener Geschichte Archive Building
Location: Essen, Germany
Architect: Ahlbrecht Felix Scheidt Kasprusch
Structural Engineer: SchulkeWiesmann Ingenieur GmbH
Acoustics Engineer: Grand and Partner Ingenieure GmbH
HVAC Engineer: Gertec Ingenieurs

Completion: 2010
Cost: 5 Million Euros
Area: 6700 m^2

AE Interest:  Corten steel, natural ventilation, steel facades, additions to historical buildings, archives

Written by Parker Burns

September 8, 2015 at 2:35 pm

Posted in Built

Folkwang Library – Essen, Germany

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Building: Folkwang Library
Location: Essen, Germany
Completion: September 19th, 2012
Architect: Max Dudler
Project Manager: Alexander Bonte
Contractor: Derichs u. Konertz GmbH & Co. KG
HVAC Engineer: ZWP Ingenieur – AG
Structural Engineers: Leonhardt, Andrä und Partner – Consulting Engineers VBI, GmbH
Acoustics: Müller-BBM GmbH

Total Cost: 7.4 Million Euros
Area: 5,603 m^2

AE Interests:  Printed glass facades, energy efficiency, heat sinks, natural light, reinforced concrete ceilings, wood-clad concrete columns, quarry stone

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Written by Parker Burns

September 3, 2015 at 3:14 pm

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ThyssenKrupp Quarter – Essen, Germany

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Building: ThyssenKrupp Quarter
Location: Essen, Germany
Completion: 2010
Architect: JSWD Architects/Chaix & Morel et AssociésOverall
Planning: ECE Projektmanagement GmbH & Co. KG
Facade Consultants: Priedemann, Berlin und Werner Sobek
Structural Engineering: IDN Ingenieurbüro
Lighting Design: Licht Kunst Licht AG
Construction Sunshade Facade: Frener + Reifer

Area of Q1 Building: 170,000 m^2
Major Awards: 2012 German Steel Construction Award, Gold certificate by the German Society for Sustainable Building (DGNB), Best Sustainable Technology Incorporated into a Building “LEAF”  Award

AE Interests: Sustainability, light engineering, corporate campuses, sun protection systems, steel facades, energy efficiency

 

Written by Parker Burns

September 3, 2015 at 2:15 pm

Posted in Built