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Darwin Centre Phase 2 – London, England, U.K.

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Building: Darwin Centre Phase 2
Location: Cromwell Road, London, England
Completion: 2009
Architect: C.F. Moller Architects
Structural Engineer: Arup
M & E Engineer: Mott MacDonald Fulcrum

AE Interest: Sprayed concrete cocoon to preserve entomological and botanical collections while surrounded by offices within a larger building.

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Written by Travis Crane

June 13, 2013 at 12:36 pm

Posted in Built

Twenty Bishop’s Square / St Botolph’s Hall – London, England, U.K.

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Building: St Botolph’s Hall
Location: London, England
Completion: 2009
Architect: Matthew Lloyd Architects
Structural Engineer: Clarke Nicholls Marcel
M & E Engineer: Watkins Payne Partnership, Hoare Lee Associates

AE Interest: Mixed use buildings combined by a single story clear glass structure. Use of terracotta cladding to blend surrounding buildings.

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Written by Travis Crane

June 13, 2013 at 12:13 pm

Posted in Built

Townhouse O-10 – Berlin, Germany

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Building: Townhouse O-10
Location: Berlin, Germany
Completion: 2009
Architect: David Chipperfield Architects
Structural Engineer: Ingenieurgruppe Bauen

AE Interest: glass front play on natural light, use of height and depth for space

Articles: 1, 2

2012fallmwf

Written by Travis Crane

September 30, 2012 at 3:49 pm

Posted in Built

Novartis Laboratory Building – Basil, Switzerland

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Building: Novartis Laboratory Building
Location: Basil, Switzerland
Completion: May 2010
Architect: David Chipperfield Architects
Structural Engineer: Walt + Galmarini AG
Services Engineer: Design Development – GB Consult AG, Contruction Documentation – Fact GmbH

AE Interest: Glass and concrete rhythm, use of facade as structural support, open interior spaces

Articles: 1, 2

2012fallmwf

Written by Travis Crane

September 30, 2012 at 3:06 pm

Posted in Built

The Hepworth Wakefield – West Yorkshire, U.K.

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Building: The Hepworth Wakefield
Location: West Yorkshire, UK
Completion: May 2011
Architect: David Chipperfield Architects
Structural and Services Engineer: Ramboll UK, Ltd.
Project management: Turner & Townsend
General contractor: Laing O’Rourke Northern Ltd.

AE Interest: natural lighting, roofing, use of nearby river calder for heating and cooling systems

Articles: 1,2

2012fallmwf

Written by Travis Crane

September 28, 2012 at 2:34 pm

Posted in Built

CNY Philanthropy Center – Syracuse, New York, U.S.

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Building: CNY Philanthropy Center
Location: Syracuse, New York
Completion: November 2012
Architect: King and King Architects LLP
Construction Manager/Engineer: C and S Companies

AE Interest: 91% construction waste recylced, green roof, rain garden, natural lighting, pervious pavement parking lot

Articles: 1, 2

2012fallmwf

Written by Travis Crane

September 28, 2012 at 1:03 pm

Posted in Built

James Simon Gallery – Berlin, Germany

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Building: James Simon Gallery
Location: Museum Island, Berlin, Germany
Status: In Construction
Architect: David Chipperfield Architects
Structural Engineer: Ingenieurgruppe Bauen

AE Interest: Modern Minimalism / Classical style, new center of activity for Museum Island.

Articles: 1, 2

2012fallmwf

Written by Travis Crane

September 26, 2012 at 2:37 pm

Posted in Under Construction