Building: Bombay Sapphire Distillery,
Location: Laverstroke, England, U.K.
Architect: Heatherwick Studio
(Glass House) Structural Engineer: Arup
M&E Engineer: Couch Perry Wilkes
Civil and Structural Engineer: Graham Schofield Associates
Size: 4,500 sm (48,438 sf)
AE Interest: world’s first botanical distillery that uses heat from distillery to introduce specific climates into the two glasshouses [a]; 893 glass pieces and 1.25+ km of stainless steel [a]; BREEAM Rating: ‘Outstanding’ [a]; Edwardian and Victorian historic buildings meet contemporary restoration [b]; Located in conservation area on the River Test [c]
Building: Pacific Place
Location: Queensway, Hong Kong
Address: 88 Queensway, Hong Kong
Architect: Wong and Ouyang, LTD
Lead Designer: Heatherwick Studio
Design Consultant & Engineer: HDA
Size: 650,000 sm (6,997,000 sf)
AE Interest: restaurant features terrace ribbons intertwined with structural columns [a]; four mixed-used towers on four-floor shopping mall [b]; reduced energy use through clever uses of glass to provide natural glass [b]; heavy use of natural wood and stone [b]; elimination of angular edges to remove the previously dated look [c]
Building: 48 North Canal Road
Civil and Structural Engineer: CP Lim & Partners
Mechanical and Electrical Engineer: Squire Mech Pte Ltd
Contractor: Takenaka Corporation
Project Year: 2012
Size: 1370 sqm
First four floors used for “pocket park”/informal space , front shopfront is used as formal meeting rooms starting on the fourth floor , front shop front was modeled after previous demolished building to maintain ethnic roots .
Building: School of the Arts Singapore
Structural and Civil Engineer: WorleyParsons
Mechanical and Electrical Engineers: Lincolne Scott
Contractor: Tiong Aik Construction
Built Area: 52945.0 sqm
Theaters and art halls on street level encourage community involvement , Theaters created with box-in-box design to eliminate noise , separated tower design allows breezeway between towers , Naturally ventilated classrooms are kept cool with layered meshes and screens .
Building: Genexis Theater
Architect(s): WOHA, Arup
Structural Engineer: Jurong Consultants pte ltd
Mechanical and Electrical Engineers: Jurong Consultants pte ltd
Contractors: Jurong Consultants pte ltd, Shimizu
AE Interests: Housed inside a sphere like shape , 400,000 timber beads used to reduce echo on backstage [a], 560 adjustable seats can be removed to create thrust stage [d], lobby constructed of untreated wood, steel and timber [d], winner of president’s design award [d].
Building: Cristalchile Bottling Factory
Location: Llay-Llay, Chile
Architect: Guillermo Hevia Architects (GH+A)
Collaborating Architect: Francisco Carrión G.
Development/CAD: Marcela Suazo M.
Built Area: 27500 sqm
undulating rooftops are “image of a mantle moved by the winds of the area”, passive ventilation, Venturi effect ” hot air from production area is taken out and temperature is dissipated through holes in the glass facades”, glass facades, only natural zenithal lighting during the day, geothermic heating [a]
Building: Carozzi Production and Research Food Center
Location: San Bernardo, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
Architect: Gulliermo Hevia Architects (GH+A)
Lead Architects: Tomás Villalón A., Francisco Carrión G., Javier González E.
Collaborating Architects: Maureen Hänel G., Felipe Urrejola C.
Structural Engineer: Yanko Morales U.
Contractor: Constructora ENV Ltda.
Size: 52000 sqm
Undulating roofs mimic Andes mountains, “passive ventilation, water recovery, natural illumination, rational use of the hydric resources”, “double skins, ventilated façades”, public space between factories, interprets the geographic environment [a]