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Seoul’s National Assembly Smart Work Center – Seoul, South Korea

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Building: Seoul’s National Assembly Smart Work Center
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Client: South Korean Government
Status: Planned
Architect: Haeahn Architecture
Collaborating Architect: H Architects
Landscape Architect: Hyung-seok Lee

AE Interest: Green Roof, Photo voltaic panels, reflected sunlight louvers, public space, innovative office space


Written by Troy Halliburton

September 14, 2015 at 10:05 am

Posted in Proposed Design

Miraflores-Barranco Pedestrian Bridge, Lima, Peru

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Building: Miraflores-Barranco Pedestrian Bridge
Location: Lima, Peru
Expected Completion Date: 2016
Architect: OOIIO Architecture

AE Interests: Design inspired by Peruvian piñatas, crystals, and ancient Incan jewelry.  Uses recycled wood. Multipurpose space for gathering or commuting. Angular form.

Coordinates: -12.135176, -77.022986


Written by Cade Osborne

September 12, 2015 at 1:52 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

The Grand Egyptian Museum- Cairo, Egypt

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Location: Cairo, Egypt
Completion: May 2012- TBC
Architect: Heneghan Peng Architects, RMC
Structural Engineer: Arup
MEP: Buro Happold
Landscape Architects: West 8, Sites
Specialist Lighting: Bruce Mau Design
Exhibition Masterplanning: Metaphor

AE Interests: Relates to land features such as the Nile’s pathway through the desert to the Mediterranean.

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Written by Nancy Varughese

September 10, 2015 at 6:14 pm

The Gate Residence – Cairo, Egypt

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Building: The Gate Residence
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Completion: 2015- 2019
Architect: Vincent Callebaut
Project Manager: Hill International

AE Interests: Callebaut has designed this coral reef inspired building to be a role model for green sustainable architecture in Cairo. A solar roof paneling and facades in the form of fish gills provides shadow in optimal areas in order to decrease mechanical ventilation. LEED gold plus certification.

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Written by Nancy Varughese

September 10, 2015 at 1:49 pm

Cairo Expo City – Cairo, Egypt

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Building: Cairo Expo City
Completion: 2009-TBC
Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold
Theatre: Theatre Projects Consultants
Lighting: Office for Visual Attraction
Landscape Architect: Gross. Max.

AE Interests: Egyptian landscape such as the Nile delta and hilly topography is used as inspiration to create a flow between curvaceous buildings and waterways.

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Written by Nancy Varughese

September 10, 2015 at 1:44 pm

Stone Towers – Cairo, Egypt

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Building: Stone Towers
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Completion: 2008-TBC
Architects: Zaha Hadid Architects, Newtecnic, Seam Design
Landscape Architect: Gross.Max.
Construction: AECOM
Structural Engineers: Okoplan StrucuresAKT II
MEP: Integrated Consulting Group, Hoare Lea

AE Interests: Geometry of the building allows light to create shadows that highlight the curvature of each tower. A ripple effect is used on the North Edge while a ribboning pattern is used on the South Edge, both elements intertwine by an outdoor delta form.

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Written by Nancy Varughese

September 10, 2015 at 1:43 pm

Camp Nou Renovation – Barcelona, Spain

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Building: Camp Nou Renovation
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Architect: In competition
Projected Construction: 2017-2021
Projected Cost: 600 million Euros

AE Interest: Adds 5,000 seats, bringing total to 105,000, canopy covering the stands, steeper first seating tier for better viewing, addition of ice rink and parking lots surrounding stadium, improved restaurants and luxury boxes (suites)

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Written by Brett Harbin

September 8, 2015 at 2:12 pm

Posted in Proposed Design