AMIE

Press Release The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory today unveiled a 3D-printed building designed by the architecture, engineering and urban planning firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) in collaboration with ORNL researchers. The Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy (AMIE) demonstration features a building that is powered by a 3D-printed vehicle developed by…

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Santiago Calatrava – L’Agora (Spain)

Àgora is a multifunctional covered space designed by Santiago Calatrava located in the Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències complex, Valencia, Spain. Project Details Project: L’Agora Other Names: Owner / Developer: Location: Plaça Num 130 Res Urb, 124, 46024 València, Valencia, Spain Architect: Santiago Calatrava Year Completed: 2009 Country: Spain Website: L’Agora Gallery L’Agora…

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The Ocean Flower (Maldives)

The Ocean Flower, a pioneering development that takes its name from a typical Maldivian flower, is the first of five spectacular oceanfront developments in the Maldives. The Masterplan “The 5 Lagoons” is being developed by Dutch Docklands International in a joint venture with the government of the Maldives. All developments are uniquely located in the most…

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Shigeru Ban Architects – Haesley Nine Bridges Golf Club House (South Korea)

From Shigeru Ban Architects This is a new clubhouse for a premier golf course located two hours from Seoul by car. It is composed as three buildings: the main clubhouse for regular members, a VIP members area, and accommodations VIP members. Each building is composed of a different structural system and are presented in a…

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Ronald Lu and Partners – CIC Zero Carbon Building (Hong Kong)

ZCB was designed by Ronald Lu & Partners (HK) Ltd, while Arup provided green building design and multidisciplinary engineering services to this pioneering project to showcase state-of-the-art zero carbon building technologies and raise community awareness of sustainable living in Hong Kong. Project Details Project: CIC Zero Carbon Building Owner: Construction Industry Council (CIC) Location: Kowloon…

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GDS Architects – Tower Infinity (South Korea)

Cheongna City Tower, Tower Infinity or Ecoprism Tower is a proposed tower near the Incheon Airport just outside of Seoul, South Korea. The tower is dubbed as the World’s first invisible tower. The invisibility illusion will be achieved with a high-tech LED facade system. The tower is built primarily for leisure acitivies. Architect’s Description The…

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Foster + Partners – Spaceport America (USA)

Spaceport America (formerly the Southwest Regional Spaceport) is a spaceport located in the Jornada del Muerto desert basin in New Mexico, United States. Project Details Project: Spaceport America Owner: New Mexico Spaceport Authority Location: Sierra County, New Mexico Architect: SMPC Architects (architects of record) and Foster+Partners Year Completed: Country: USA Awards 2014 Jeff Harnar Award…

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