e mërkurë, 3 tetor 2007

Buildings uploaded for October 2, 2007

Here are the latest uploads to Google’s Cities in Development section of the 3D Warehouse since my last post.

Adelaide, South Australia
Roma Mitchell House (Adelaide)

Description Height (struct.) 50 m 164 ft, Floors (OG) 13, Construction end 1988, Facts - The building has a distinctive chamfered corner and exposed fire stairs which are reminiscent of the Commonwealth Bank Building on King William Street which was also designed by Woods Bagot. - This building was designed towards the end of the 1980's boom and it is a leading example of the sleek, 'plastic' architecture favoured by many at the time.

Bremen, Germany
Headquarter of the Beluga Shipping Group Bremen

Lima, Peru
Sevinsa SRL

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Mellon Arena
Description The Mellon Arena, completed in 1961, was originally constructed as a performance center for the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera. The poor acoustics of the unique design forced the opera out soon after and the arena became home to the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team. This building was constructed with a retractable dome roof, with 6 moving panels. With additions of box seats, scoreboards and balconies, the roof can no longer be completely opened. The building has been used for many events from sports to concerts over its lifetime, and currently there are plans to replace it with a larger capacity stadium. Model created by Adam Hecht.

First Lutheran Church
The First Lutheran Church was founded in downtown Pittsburgh in 1837 as the first English-speaking Lutheran church west of the Alleghenies. Made of sandstone in the Gothic Revival style, the building was designed by architect Andrew Peebles. Model created by Jordan Van Wyk.

Two Mellon Center
Two Mellon Center is located in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Also known as The Union Trust Building and the Union Arcade, it was designed by Frederick J. Osterling. Two Mellon Center is Flemish-Gothic style and some of the unique features of this building include a mansard roof and an interior central rotunda topped by a stained glass dome. Construct ended 1917 with the structure settling to a height of 237 feet tall. Model by Austin Metzger.

Petersen Events Center
The Petersen Events Center is located on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This 430,000 square foot event center provides space for the universities basketball team, concerts, commencement and other sports. Constructed in 2002 to replace Pitt Stadium, the event center has a permanent hardwood floor, and features courtside suites. Also part of the center is a 40,000 square foot student recreation center. The building sets into the hillside tot eh northwest, creating a large garden area and gathering space. Model created by Adam Hecht.
Washington, D.C., USA

1201 Eye Street
The “Office Building of the Year” award for 2005 went to 1201 Eye Street. The 280,000 square foot office project in Washington DC was constructed and designed by Global Development Partners. The partners managed the design, construction and completion of the $67 million building.

1225 Eye Street
Located in Washington D.C., 1225 Eye Street is a high-rise building completed in 1986. At 149 feet, it stands on the corner of 13th and Eye and looks into Franklin Square Park. The architects responsible for the design came from The Weihe Partnership.

1801 Pennsylvania Avenue
Neighbor to the World Bank and International Monetary Fund headquarters in downtown Washington D.C, the 1801 office building consists of 13 stories and some 180,579 square feet. 1801 Pennsylvania Avenue stands adjacent to the Edward R. Murrow Park and was designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill.

One Franklin Square
Situated in downtown Washington DC is the One Franklin Square building rising 12-stories. As the tallest commercial building on K-street, it was originally completed in 1989. In 1996 Hines and the General Motors Pension Fund acquired the building. Architects Hartman and Cox designed the building. The 24k gold pinnacles standout as a prominent feature of the city skyline.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1 Bloor East (Bazis current proposal)

1 Bloor East is a proposed tower by Bazis International for the intersection of Bloor and Yonge Streets in the Bloor-Yorkville area of Toronto. Nearly 80 storeys in height, it will include retail, a hotel, and condominiums. Designed by Roy Varacalli.

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