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Central Station – Strasbourg, France

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Building: Strasbourg Central Station
(Hauptbahnhof Strasbourg)
Location: Strasbourg, France
Status:Completed in 2007
Architect: Jean-Marie Duthilleul /AREP
Structural Engineer: Ingenieurbüro RFR
Facade Consultant: Seele GmbH & Co. KG
Energy Consultant: Transsolar

AE Interests: Glass structure covering historical building

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Written by Rebeca Lauprecht

February 23, 2015 at 1:01 pm

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Central Embassy – Bangkok, Thailand

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central embassy1  Bangkok3
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Building: Bangkok Central Embassy
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Status: Completed in 2014
Architect: AL_A
Architect of record: Pi Design
Project manager: PPS
Structural engineer: Scott Wilson Kirkpatrick, Arun Chalseri Consulting
Main contractor: Italian Thai

AE Interests: Inspired by traditional Thai architecture;complex geometry, step terraces, and vertical gardens
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Written by Rebeca Lauprecht

February 23, 2015 at 12:56 pm

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West Terminal of Algiers International Airport – Algiers, Algeria

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Building: West Terminal of Algiers International Airport
Location: Algiers, Algeria
Status: Estimated Completion by 2018
Architect: Llewelyn Davies and BREA
Structural Engineer: Prointec
Construction: China State Construction Engineering Corporation Ltd.

AE Interests: Built to accomodate 10 million passangers per year as well as extra large aircraft, complex geometry
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Written by Rebeca Lauprecht

February 23, 2015 at 12:54 pm

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Museum of Books and Language – Buenos Aires, Argentina

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EL Museo 1  El Museo 2

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Building: Museum of Books and Language
(El Museo del Libro y de la Lengua)
(Museum of Books and Language)
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Status: Completed in 2011
Architect: Clorindo Testa, Francisco Bullrich
Structural Designer: METRA Ingenieros

AE Interests: bold use of color, complex form.
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Written by Rebeca Lauprecht

February 23, 2015 at 12:47 pm

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Cordoba Civic Center – Cordoba, Argentina

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Cordoba3  Cordoba4
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Building: Cordoba Civic Center
(Centro Civico de la Provincia de Cordoba)
Location: Cordoba, Argentina
Status: Completed in 2011
Architect: Lucio Morini and GGMPU Arquitectos
Architect of Record: Guillermo Pozzobón
Structural Engineer: Vanoli & Associates, Decibel, Tecno Riego, and  Del Bianco & Associates

AE Interests: Rectilinear building covered by angular concrete shading skin, reflecting pool.

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Written by Rebeca Lauprecht

February 23, 2015 at 12:44 pm

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Dornier Museum – Friedrichshafen, Germany

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Building: Dornier Museum
Location: Friedrichshafen, Germany
Status: Completed in 2009
Architect: Allmann Sattler Wappner Architekten
Structural Engineer: Werner Sobek Ingenieure
Building Services: Laux, Kaiser & Partner Ingenieursgesellschaft
Interior Design: Grego
Facade Consultant: R+R Fuchs
Energy Consultant: TransSolar Energietechnik GmbH

AE Interests: Serves as a hangar for planes in exhibition, long-span structure, curved translucent facade

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Written by Rebeca Lauprecht

February 17, 2015 at 1:14 pm

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RSH Towers – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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RHS1  RHS2
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Building: RSH Towers
Location: Maryah Plaza, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Status: Expected Completion in 2016
Architect: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
Architect of Record: Pascall + Watson
Engineer of Record: Buro Happold
Interior Designer: Stuart Forbes Associates
Landscape Design: Gillespies LLP

AE Interests: Each tower is diamond-shaped in order to provide maximum lighting, expressed structure.

Written by Rebeca Lauprecht

February 13, 2015 at 12:18 pm

Posted in Built