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Click to edit Master subtitle style 8/29/11 Studio Gang – Aqua Tower 82_Story Mixed Use Tower [3 Floor Podium] Downtown Chicago, Ill Ricardo Mejia Jeff Glad Kristy Kimball Adam Luong
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8/29/11 Firm’s first high-rise Met developer at Frank Gehry lecture Contextually Justification Bertrand Goldberg’s Marina City [1964] Great Lake’s topography PETA award Preventing bird deaths by 6 types of glass and fritting Studio Gang
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8/29/11 Design Phase: Calligraphy Contours conceived from vectors to views of interest Organization Orthogonal Core reflects
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Unformatted text preview: Chicago’s grid 8/29/11 “Concrete topography that would remind Chicagoans of limestone outcroppings along the great lakes” ponds of glass 8/29/11 Construction Phase: • Floor Plates – Reforming a steel edge to pour new floors • 9” thick concrete balconies that cantilever between 2’ and 12’. – Not easily allow for thermal break which increases the buildings heat loss at night. – Natural Ventilation • Operable windows – High Performance Glass • 6 types of glass 8/29/11 8/29/11...
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