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23 Feb Schubert Club Band Shell

The Schubert Club Band Shell is a delicate anticlastic shell designed as a visual landmark for Raspberry Island in the Mississippi River running through the city of St Paul. This delicate roof structure is a double- curvature geometric form composed of glass and stainless steel…

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23 Feb Moire Tower

The conventional views of the surrounding landscape are layered with their own reflections as well as the optical pixelating effect created by the grid patterns on the glass of the Moiré Stair Tower. The new Deutsche Post headquarters was designed by Murphy Jahn Architects as…

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23 Feb Moynihan Station

JCDA developed a competition-winning design entry for the redevelopment of the James A. Farley Post Office proposing a series of strategic, lightweight roofing structures to create a visually powerful urban presence for the building. The ambition was to re-vitalise the Post Office into a significant…

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23 Feb Translucent Hands

The design incorporates medical MRI technology image of hands into glass fins which highlight the entrance lobby to the new clinic. The façade of this outpatient facility for the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, at their historic base in central London, incorporates medical imagery using the…

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23 Feb Glass Tube Field

A field of glass tubes inventively support a curtain wall between two new buildings by Foster + Partners, pushing the boundaries of glass. The project was initiated as a concept design to help define the public space in between two new buildings adjacent to the…

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23 Feb Twisted Tower

A ‘deep wall’ concept within the perimeter zone of a glazed, twisted tower façade was developed for a high-rise residential tower in Dublin to give literal and implied depth and transparency. Working with BCDH Architects, this tower was submitted for an international competition to design…

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23 Feb The Royal Opera House Bridge

This competition entry for a glass bridge creates an illusion of lightness and delight through a dialogue between materials, geometry and structure interacting with the phenomena of light. This bridge connects both buildings for the students to use back and forth on their way to…

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23 Feb Solar Facade

This competition entry with Foster + Partners incorporates photovoltaic cells as shading and power generation devices and a water cooling system on stainless steel screens. The architects proposed three linked residential towers for high specification apartments that each have large external spaces. C | L…

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23 Feb Thuringia Passage

This design of an underground passage was part of a competition for a new office building complex. The Thuringia Passage links the three buildings and creates the illusion of shorter walkways across the connector. By introducing a continuous rooflight, the underground space is visually linked…

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23 Feb Anamorphic Façade Paddington Basin

The proposed façade works with two specific perspectival views to draw the viewer into a visual dialogue with the orthogonal order of the architectural facades. The proposal uses the surfaces of the external glass fins across the facades. A two dimensional abstract pattern is overlaid…

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