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LAPD Headquarters- Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Building: Los Angeles Police Department Headquarters
Location: Los Angeles, California
Completed: 2009
Architects: Paul Danna and Jose Palacios of AECOM
Landscape Architect: Melendrez Architects
Structural Engineer: Nabih Youssef Associates Structural Engineers

AE Interests: Modern design with a heavy emphasis on the safety of the building’s inhabitants, LEED Gold Certified, engages public with plaza, one acre- public park, and public art program

Articles: 1 , 2
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Written by Paul Acevedo

October 1, 2012 at 11:27 am

Posted in Built

Barclays Center- Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Building: Barclays Center
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Completion: 2012
Architect: SHoP Architects PC
Sports Architect/ Architect of Record: AECOM
Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti

AE Interests: Pre-rusted steel exterior, curvilinear coiled form, wedged entry plaza with 3,000 sq. ft. LED sign, centerpiece for future 22 acre Atlantic Yards residential and retail development

Articles: 1
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Written by Paul Acevedo

September 30, 2012 at 5:30 pm

Posted in Built

Cornerstone Arts Center- Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.

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Building: Colorado College’s Cornerstone Arts Center
Status: Completed 2008
Architect of Record: Anderson Mason Dale Architects
Architectural/Design Consultant: Antoine Predock
Structural Engineer: Martin & Martin Consulting Engineers
General Contractor: M.A. Mortenson Construction

AE Interests: LEED Gold Certified as requested by student body, design and construction of building aided with BIM, every room can sustain at least three functions to accommodate a wide range of student activities.
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Written by Paul Acevedo

September 28, 2012 at 2:56 pm

Posted in Built

Aperture Center- Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.

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Building: Aperture Center at Mesa Del Sol
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Architect: Antoine Predock
Status: Completed 2008
General Contractor: Klinger Constructors
Engineers: KL&A Inc.; Paradigm Engineering

AE Interest: LEED certified and designed for minimal environmental impact and maximum social interaction, Glass facade functions as an extra insulating layer to save energy and as a giant movie projection screen, apertures on glass facade resemble bone’s lattice structure and brings an ancient presence to the building

Articles: 12012 fall mwf

Written by Paul Acevedo

September 28, 2012 at 2:07 pm

Posted in Built