AE Interests: curtain wall incorporates modular shading, reduce carbon emissions by 40% over typical office tower, rotation between towers to capture winds, incorporates three sky bridges.
Location: Shenzhen, China
Architect: TFP Farrells
Engineering: Ove Arup & Partners
(Structural, Fire, Wind, MEP, Traffic)
Contractor: China Construction Fourth Engineering Division Corp. Ltd.
Project Manager: Shenzhen KingKey real Estate Development Co. Ltd.
AE Interests: Tallest building in the world in 2011 (100 floors), horizontal and vertical fins reduce glare and solar gain, free cooling system used, mixed use tower, complex form at pedestrian entry, expressed steel structure, LEED Gold.
Building: “City of Dreams” Hotel Tower
Location: Coati, Macau
Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects
Developer: Melco Crown Entertainment Limited
Structural Engineer: Mott Connell Ltd.
MEP: Jebson Consultants & Engineering Co. Ltd.
Facade Engineer: Buro Happold
Fire Engineer: Ove Arup
Traffic Engineer: MVA
AE Interests: Transfer beams and trusses used to create open spaces, complex structural web carries both gravity and lateral forces, reinforced concrete used in stair and lift core walls to create lateral stability, external exoskeleton structure.