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Journal Squared- Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.

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Journal  Journal 2
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Building Name: Journal Squared
Location: 615 Pavonia Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07306, USA
Architect: Handel Architects, HWKN
Structural Engineer: WSP Cantor Seinuk Inc.
Civil Engineers: Dresdner Robin
Building Envelope Consultant: Israel Berger & Associates
Completion: 2016

AE Interests: Metal panel cladding, tallest building in New Jersey, mass morphs into small units reflecting surrounding low density neighborhoods.

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Written by Rebecca Lynn Gomez

September 9, 2014 at 4:35 pm

Posted in Built

Grove Towers- Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Grove Towers  Grove Towers 2
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Building Name: Grove Towers
Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Architect: 3XN
Design Architect: 3XN
Executive Architect: Sandeep Shikre & Associates
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold Engineers
Completion: 2017

AE Interests: Scheme comprises 2,500 square meters of vertical gardens, horizontal ‘leaf-shaped’ solar canopies reduce solar radiation, natural cross ventilation

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Written by Rebecca Lynn Gomez

September 9, 2014 at 4:27 pm

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DUO- Singapore

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DUO  DUO 2
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Building Name: DUO
Location: Singapore
Architect: Büro Ole Scheeren
Executive Architect: DP Architects Pte Ltd
Civil and Structural Engineering: BECA Carter Hollings & Ferner (SE Asia) Pte Ltd.; Buro Happold Consulting Engineers Limited
Façade Consultant: ALT Limited, Manila
Lighting Consultant: International Lighting Architecture Bureau Pte Ltd.
Completion: 2017

AE Interests: Net-like hexagonal pattern of sunshades, concave building massing creates cool micro-climates, received BCA GreenMark Gold and Platinum ratings.

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Written by Rebecca Lynn Gomez

September 9, 2014 at 4:21 pm

Posted in Built

Reforma Towers- Paseo de la Reforma Ciudad de México, Mexico

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Reforma  Reforma 2
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Building Name: Reforma Towers
Location: Paseo de la Reforma Ciudad de México, Mexico
Architect: Richard Meier & Partners
Associate Architect: Diametro Arquitectos
Structural Engineer: WSP Group
Completion: 2015

AE Interests: Central void through the tower’s volume intended to maximize transparent façade, natural lighting, clad in Meier’s signature white concrete

Articles: [1]

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Written by Rebecca Lynn Gomez

September 9, 2014 at 4:20 pm

Posted in Built

Sequis Centre Tower- Jakarta, Indonesia

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Sequis  Sequis 2
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Building Name: Sequis Centre Tower
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Architect: KPF
Associate Architect : Wiratman & Associates
Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti
Completion: 2017

AE Interests: all-glass rectilinear office building, LEED Platinum, multiple grand sky-gardens, shading fins and panels comprise tower’s curtain wall, locally-sourced and recycled materials embedded in the tower, storm water retention systems employed on site
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Written by Rebecca Lynn Gomez

September 9, 2014 at 4:17 pm

Posted in Built