Case studies for week 1.
Comparison of 2 case studies per subject in teams of 2.
Team 1 – beams
Beams.
The angel building – new atrium roof beams, Islington EC1V 4AB
Beams.
Bridge of Aspiration, Wilkinson Eyre, Covernt garden London
Team 2 - Trusses
Trusses.
Kingsland road rail bridge , East London, E2 8DA
Vierendeel Truss
Bridge at Grammene, Belgium
Team 3 - slabs
Slabs.
National Gallery, Mies van de Rohe Berlin
Slabs.
Queen Elisabeth hall foyer, Southbank centre, London
Team 4 - cantilever
Cantilever.
Zaha Hadid Aquatic Centre – diving boards, Olympic park Stratford
Cantilever.
Vauxhall bus station, London
Team 5 (cantilever
extension from existing)
Cantilever.
Richard Desmond Childrens Eye Clinic, Mile End hospital, Whitechapel
Palestra_Will Alsop, Architects, 197 Blackfriars Rd, London
Team 6 Balcony
“The Rucksack House by Stefan Eberstadt” Köln, Leipzig 2004
Balcony Adelaide warf – queen bridge road
Wozoco, MVrRDV, Amsterdam
Team 7 – Highrise #1
(stability frame)
Neo Bankside, Southbank, London
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Stability systems in High-rise buildings.
The Gherkin (Swiss Re bank), 30 St Mary Axe , London
Team 8 – Highrise # 2
(stability core)
Stability systems in High-rise buildings.
The shard, Joiner Street, London SE1
Stability systems in High-rise buildings.
Leadenhall Building (Cheese grater) – 122 leadenhall street, East London
Team 9 – Frames
Frames.
Paleys Upon Pilers, Aldgate, London, Studio weave
Frames.
Bermondsey square bike store, London – Sarah Wigglesworth architects
Team 10 – Columns
Columns.
Turbine hall columns, Tate modern, London
Columns.
02 Arena /Millennium Dome, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 0DX London
Columns
Arnos grove station, London
Team 11 – Arches
Arches.
Canary wharf tube station, London
Arches.
The Dodges Palace (Palazzo Ducale), Venice, Italy
Team 12 – Suspended –
bridges / cable net
Tower Bridge, London
Albert Bridge, Battersea, London