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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
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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
Design
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].
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Written by R. Bailey Bond

November 1, 2017 at 12:01 pm

Posted in Built