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The Green Village – Bali, Indonesia

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Building: The Green Village
Location: Bali, Indoensia
Status: Completed 2010
Architect: PT Bambu
Design Consultant: Elora Hardy with IBUKU

AE Interest: Community of luxurious, self-sustainable, bamboo homes; minimal environment impact; hand-constructed to embody the strength and versatility of bamboo

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Written by Sara Kingman

September 10, 2014 at 1:52 pm

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Kipco Tower – Kuwait City, Kuwait

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Building: Kipco Tower
Location: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Status: Completed 2012
Architects: SSH International
Developer: United Real Estate Company

AE Interests: contains office space, luxurious apartments, and commercial outlets; the offices have flexible mechanisms allowing tenants to customize the layout and improve space and facilities utilization; 360 degree panoramic view of the city and the Arabian Gulf.

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Written by Sara Kingman

September 10, 2014 at 1:35 pm

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CAEaCLAVELES – La Pereda, Spain

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Building: CAEaCLAVELES
Location: La Pereda, Spain
Status: Completed 2012
Architects: longo+roldán arquitectos
Project Architects: Víctor Longo, Ester Roldán
Structural Engineer: IS21 Ingenieria y Servicios
Client: Emma Fernández Granada

AE Interest: Designed to look similar to surrounding hills, roof garden acting as a natural extension of the ground, concrete slab curved in the shape of a helix supports the roof garden

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Written by Sara Kingman

September 10, 2014 at 1:14 pm

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Baku Flame Towers – Baku, Azerbaijan

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Building: Baku Flame Towers
Location: Baku, Azerbaijan
Completion: 2013
Architect: HOK
Collaborators: Azinko MMC and Dia Holdings
Mep Engineers: DINAMIK, HB TEKNIK
Structural Engineers: BALKAR
Project Managers: Hill International

AE Interest: flame-shaped towers; prominent feature of the Baku skyline; apartment, hotel, and office buildings; completely covered with LED screens that display the movement of a fire.
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Written by Sara Kingman

September 8, 2014 at 2:15 pm

Posted in Built