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North Carolina Museum by Thomas Phifer and Partners in United States

May 22, 2013 By: archinhome Category: Architecture

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The new west building alone will add 127,000 sq ft accounting for the new gallery space in 65,000 sq ft of daylit rooms. With galleries on the one storey above ground, operations and mechanical equipment will find their place below in the basement. 230 overlapping and angled anodized panels are used on the exterior and glass curtain walls define each of the five sculpture courts.

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Hörsaalzentrum Auditorium Complex Design by Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, in Aachen, Germany

July 22, 2009 By: archinhome Category: Architecture

This Hörsaalzentrum Auditorium Complex is designed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, located in Aachen, Germany
Located on a block within the campus, the four storey complex is conceived as a singular sculptural object, breaking with the block structure by pulling back from the adjacent line of buildings. Two existing buildings on the block will be demolished in ten years time to create a new landscaped plaza with reflecting pools and greenery, increasing the visibility and enhancing the setting of the distinctive auditorium building.

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The complex has seven entrances to make it accessible from all sides of the campus with main entrances directly into the atrium on the north side and into the facade facing the plaza to the east.

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The project is part of RWTH’s major development strategy, which will add 280,000 sq m of new accommodation to the campus in the next nine years to create one of the largest research landscapes in Europe. The new auditorium complex will be located at the epicentre of three of the six parts of the campus; the Central Campus, the Sports Campus and the West Campus.

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