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Pixel – Melbourne, Australia

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Building: Pixel
Location: Melbourne Australia
Adress: Queensberry Street 205, 3053 Melbourne, Australia
Design Architect: studio505
Landscape Architect: studio505 and University of Melbourne
Structural Engineers: VDM Group
Carbon Analysis: RMIT University Centre for Design
ESD Engineer: Umow Lai & Associates
Acoustic Engineer: Marshall Day Acoustics

AE Interest: Australia’s first carbon neutral office building, generates all water and electricity on site, scored 105 LEED points [a], recycled color panels used to maximize sunlight, shade, view, and glare control, green roof with native grass used for rain water collection


Written by R. Bailey Bond

November 1, 2017 at 12:02 pm

Posted in Built

The Change Initiative Building – Dubai, UAE

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Building:  The Change Initiative Building
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Address: Sheikh Zayed Road
Architect: HOK
Architect of Record: HOK
Sustainable design and services: Ramboll

M+E Engineer: Ramboll
Size 34,000 sq. ft.

AE Interest: LEED Platinum certification, surpassing all previous records for sustainability[a], retail for energy conservation, waste management, and organic food, architects created a customer learning environment focusing on energy, water, waste, and household [b], heat reflective windows, reused and recycled water, most of the building’s interior materials were recycled [c].

Written by R. Bailey Bond

November 1, 2017 at 12:01 pm

Posted in Built