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Teshima Art Museum, Ryue Nishizawa Jan 2010

Teshima Art Museum, Ryue Nishizawa

Building Case Studies

the 25cm thick concrete shell acts as the enclosure and the structure of the installation space.


Windsor Police Department, Roth Sheppard Architects Jan 2010

Windsor Police Department, Roth Sheppard Architects

Building Case Studies

It is composed of two sloped metal structures that contain separate programs within the police department. A pre-engineered metal building is the location of “nonessential” storage and support, while the “essential” operations and offices are held within a metal building with an eye-catching transparent lobby and masonry base.


Heavy Metal, Hufft Projects Jan 2010

Heavy Metal, Hufft Projects

Building Case Studies

Custom perforated steel panels form the envelope. Perforations based on programmatic and climate responses.


Archi-Union Architects Office, Archi-Union Architects Jan 2010

Archi-Union Architects Office, Archi-Union Architects

Building Case Studies

This is a low-tech, simple material applied to create an undulating surface


Babbio Center, Ecoplan, P.A. Jan 2010

Babbio Center, Ecoplan, P.A.

Building Case Studies

Resists weathering and vandalism. The durability and minimum maintenance extend a building’s useful life, providing an enduring, high-quality appearance.


The Balancing Barn, Mvrdv Jan 2010

The Balancing Barn, Mvrdv

Building Case Studies

The material is highly reflective, so while it is a new material introduced to the barn prototype, it reflects the rural landscape.


The Crystal, Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects Jan 2010

The Crystal, Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

Building Case Studies

The double-glazed façade has integrated solar screens and is decorated by a subtle silk screen frit design that mitigates solar ingress, reflects daylight, and gives the building a homogenous expression which enhances its sculptural form.


Mülimatt Sports Education And Training Centre, Studio Vacchini Architetti Jan 2010

Mülimatt Sports Education And Training Centre, Studio Vacchini Architetti

Building Case Studies

Acts both as the façade and the structure.


La Tallera, Frida Escobedo Jan 2010

La Tallera, Frida Escobedo

Building Case Studies

Using concrete as a screen, giving it a light appearance despite concretes typical, solid, heavy structure.


Vakko Headquarters And Power Media Center, Rex Architects Jan 2010

Vakko Headquarters And Power Media Center, Rex Architects

Building Case Studies

No abstract provided.


Q1 Building, Jswd Architekten, Chaix & Morel Et Associés Jan 2010

Q1 Building, Jswd Architekten, Chaix & Morel Et Associés

Building Case Studies

400,000 metal “feathers” are anchored into 3,150 routered stainless steel moveable stalks, which can be mechanically controlled to transform the façade to allow more or less light into the building. The 1,280 motorized elements can be closed to create a more solid enclosure, follow the position of the sun, or be entirely open to allow maximum solar exposure.


Brittlebush, Simon De Aguero Jan 2010

Brittlebush, Simon De Aguero

Building Case Studies

Material of interest: Rammed earth

Material used: Steel, rammed earth, wood.

Properties of material: Approximately 90% of the steel in the project was salvaged from the school scrap yard; 100% of the rammed earth for the walls was from the school property; 100% of the wood used for the formwork was salvaged from onsite renovation waste.


Toledo Museum Of Art, Sanaa Jan 2010

Toledo Museum Of Art, Sanaa

Building Case Studies

No abstract provided.


The Lantern Pavilion, Awp/ Atelier Oslo Jan 2010

The Lantern Pavilion, Awp/ Atelier Oslo

Building Case Studies

No abstract provided.


World Expo 2010-Wanke (2049), Xiang Lu Jan 2010

World Expo 2010-Wanke (2049), Xiang Lu

Building Case Studies

The first impression of this building would be seven golden wheat buttresses. And the actural material of this building is wheat straws. Known as agricultural discards, 95% of wheat straws and 5% environmental friendly adhesive made this unique material. And instead of burning these wheat straws and producing more CO2, it is more sustainable to make them into building materials.


Conference Crystal For Eurovital Immobilien Gmbh In Iselsberg, Austria, Mhm Architects Jan 2010

Conference Crystal For Eurovital Immobilien Gmbh In Iselsberg, Austria, Mhm Architects

Building Case Studies

Material of interest: Glass.

Material used: Glass.

Properties of materials: Glass is used to provide views out to the mountain range from all areas within the building. At the sam time, this type of facade creates an interesting effect when the landscape reflects off the glass surfaces.


Yalova Cultrual Center, Yalova, Turkey, Emre Arolat Architects Jan 2010

Yalova Cultrual Center, Yalova, Turkey, Emre Arolat Architects

Building Case Studies

No abstract provided.


Holmenkollen Ski Jump, Jds Architects Jan 2010

Holmenkollen Ski Jump, Jds Architects

Building Case Studies

The use of steel as the main structure elements is offset by using a lighter metal fabric for the enclosure. These elements allow the form of the project to flow so that it can incorporate three stages of visibility: the far-away panorama, the close-up at the foot of the slope and the view outward from the top.


La Tallera, Frida Escobedo Jan 2010

La Tallera, Frida Escobedo

Building Case Studies

Using concrete as a screen, giving it a light appearance despite concretes typical, solid, heavy structure.


Tubohotel, T3arc Jan 2010

Tubohotel, T3arc

Building Case Studies

Low-Cost, Fast building structure from recycled concrete tubes.


House Of Stone For Interni Thank Tank In Milan, Italy, John Pawson Jan 2010

House Of Stone For Interni Thank Tank In Milan, Italy, John Pawson

Building Case Studies

Material of Interest: Stone

Material Used: Lithoverde

Properties of Material: The material is composed of 99% recycled granite and 1% natural soy resin. This material reuses a material (granite) that is otherwise dif- ficult to dispose of properly. It has a beautiful aesthetic and creates a sense of strength and serenity.


Ten Broeck Cottage For Sears Company/Willis Group Holding In Columbia County, New York, Messana O'Rorke Jan 2010

Ten Broeck Cottage For Sears Company/Willis Group Holding In Columbia County, New York, Messana O'Rorke

Building Case Studies

Material of interest: Metal.

Material used: Corten steel.

Material properties: Corten Steel was used for the exterior cladding of this structure. This type of metal is created due to natural rusting. It allows for the building facade to age naturally without regular maintenance.


0-14, Reiser + Umemoto Jan 2010

0-14, Reiser + Umemoto

Building Case Studies

40cm thick concrete shell with more than 1,300 openings performs as an efficient exoskeleton structure that allows to create colum-free open spaces in the interior without the core. It also works as a sunscreen open to light, air, and views.


Pixel Building, Studio 505 Jan 2010

Pixel Building, Studio 505

Building Case Studies

The panels are supported by the Living Edge spandrels which create shading and grey water treatment as well as providing immediate personal greenery to all floors