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Chokkura Plaza, Kengo Kuma And Associates Jan 2006

Chokkura Plaza, Kengo Kuma And Associates

Building Case Studies

Material of interest: Ooya stone.

Material used: Ooya stone, steel, glass.

Properties of material: Unlike other stones, the Ooya stone is soft to touch with its softest portion- the ‘miso’- formed of soil trapped within it. It also has holes similar to a sponge with the ‘miso’ being the largest of these. Owing to these openings, the stone surface is rather broken up in its texture.


Domus Impluvium, Bernardo Rodrigues Jan 2006

Domus Impluvium, Bernardo Rodrigues

Building Case Studies

The exterior to east and south is cast with the local lava stone, recalling the usual stone walls dividing the lands and protecting the houses all over the island landscape. On top a play with two moving cryptomeria wood volumes around the impluvium courtyard envelops the rooms and links also with the traditional added wood volumes seen all over the landscape.


Ssm / Kanno Museum Of Art, Atelier Hitoshi Abe Jan 2006

Ssm / Kanno Museum Of Art, Atelier Hitoshi Abe

Building Case Studies

Material of interest: Weathering steel.

Material used: Corten Steel Sandwich Panel (t=68) all welded, no paint finish.

Properties of material: Develops patina


Cloudgate, Anish Kappor Jan 2006

Cloudgate, Anish Kappor

Building Case Studies

No abstract provided.


Sports & Culture Centre, Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter Aps, B&K Brandlhuber & Co Jan 2006

Sports & Culture Centre, Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter Aps, B&K Brandlhuber & Co

Building Case Studies

Polycarbonate skin


Ave Fenix Fire Station, At 103, Bgp Arqitectura Jan 2006

Ave Fenix Fire Station, At 103, Bgp Arqitectura

Building Case Studies

Material of interest: Chrome plates.


Institute Of Contemporary Art, Diller Scofidio + Renfro Jan 2006

Institute Of Contemporary Art, Diller Scofidio + Renfro

Building Case Studies

Material of interest: Channel glass.

Material used: Lambert LINIT Channel Glass: 504 Rough Cast Annealed Tempered.

Properties of material: Light scattering and obscuration; contains up to 40% post consumer recycled glass


The Hall House, Alphaville Architects Jan 2006

The Hall House, Alphaville Architects

Building Case Studies

Strength and Durability, Versatility, Low maintenance, Affordability, Fire-resistance, Relatively low emissions of CO2, Energy efficiency in production, Excellent thermal mass, Albedo effect.


The Royal Air Force Museum, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios Jan 2006

The Royal Air Force Museum, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

Building Case Studies

Material of interest: Aluminum.

Material used: Kalzip’s aluminum standing seam system (107,500 ft2).

Properties of material: Durable, flexible/formable, lightweight; Develops a patina; Recyclable