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Arcus Center For Social Justice Leadership, Studio Gang Architects Jan 2013

Arcus Center For Social Justice Leadership, Studio Gang Architects

Building Case Studies

Properties of material: The gently curving walls connecting these façades are constructed with wood masonry – a regional, traditional building method that incorporates local, sustainably harvested white cedar. This is the first instance that this building technique, which is both low-carbon and highly insulating,


Dalian Shide Stadium Competition Entry, Nbbj Architects Jan 2009

Dalian Shide Stadium Competition Entry, Nbbj Architects

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Material of interest: Lightweight canopy, structural green wall

Material used: Tenara fabric.

Properties of material: Canopy protects from the elements but lets in natural light. It is a non-toxic fluoropolymer and will not degrade during its useful life, but can be fully recycled.


International Quilt Study Center And Museum, Robert A.M. Stern Architects Jan 2008

International Quilt Study Center And Museum, Robert A.M. Stern Architects

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Material of interest: Metal mesh.

Properties of material: The Cambridge Solucent system employs lustrous woven metal fabric which complements the Quilt Museum’s theme perfectly.


Beijing National Aquatics Center, Ptw Architects Jan 2008

Beijing National Aquatics Center, Ptw Architects

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Material of interest: ETFE-Ethylene tetrafluoroethylene.

Material used: Steel space frame, Ethylene tetrafluoroethylene.

Properties of material: High corrosion resistance and strength over a wide temperature range. Translucent


Institute Of Contemporary Art, Diller Scofidio + Renfro Jan 2006

Institute Of Contemporary Art, Diller Scofidio + Renfro

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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