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La Defense, Un Studio Jan 2004

La Defense, Un Studio

Building Case Studies

Material of interest: Color radiant film.

Material used: 3m Radiant Light Film. Available with or without adhesive and in different color shifts. Material is shipped out of Indiana or Ohio

Properties of material: Film changes color depending on the time of day and angle of incidence


Alberici Corporate Headquarters, Mackey Mitchell Associates Jan 2004

Alberici Corporate Headquarters, Mackey Mitchell Associates

Building Case Studies

Material of interest: Plywood.

Properties of material: Made from 100% rapidly renewable bamboo, this plywood can be cut and sanded using conventional woodworking equipment and offers excellent dimensional stability. It can also be glued or mechanically fastened using the same materials and fasteners commonly used with wood. (Note: building is LEED Platinum.)


Seattle Central Library, Rem Koolhaas, Office Of Metroplitan Architecture, Lmn Architects Jan 2004

Seattle Central Library, Rem Koolhaas, Office Of Metroplitan Architecture, Lmn Architects

Building Case Studies

Material of interest: Glass

Material used: OKATECH with expanded metal mesh.

Properties of material: Insulating glass with metal interlayer


Sgae Headquarters, Ensamble Studio Jan 2004

Sgae Headquarters, Ensamble Studio

Building Case Studies

Irregular ashlar's strips of various sizes and shapes organized to sit and lean against one another. Connected together at points with rebar. Represents the historica materials of the city.


Utrecht Library, Wiel Arets Architects Jan 2004

Utrecht Library, Wiel Arets Architects

Building Case Studies

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Montreaux Parking Garage, Luscher Architects Jan 2004

Montreaux Parking Garage, Luscher Architects

Building Case Studies

An elastic, fire retardant, membrane is used to span over the garage. The elastic structure is meant to bend and flex depending on air pressure, and other conditions of the elements.