Archive for the ‘Proposed Design’ Category
[Breaking news March 2017]
Project: 70-story tower (proposed)
Location: Dallas, Texas
Architect: Foster + Partners
Developer: H. Ross Perot Jr.’s Hillwood real estate firm
AE Interest: 70-story, 1 million-square-foot tower, round plan, diagrid mega-frame lateral stability system. If built, will be tallest building in Dallas, Texas.
Building: Seoul’s National Assembly Smart Work Center
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Client: South Korean Government
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
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
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.
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.
Building: Cairo Expo City
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.
Building: Stone Towers
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Architects: Zaha Hadid Architects, Newtecnic, Seam Design
Landscape Architect: Gross.Max.
Structural Engineers: Okoplan Strucures, AKT 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.