Collaborations in Architecture and Engineering by Clare Olsen

By Clare Olsen

Collaborations in structure and Engineering makes a speciality of team-building and problem-solving among architects and engineers to arrange you for operating jointly in perform. It offers an summary and starting place for interdisciplinary collaboration that you can create cutting edge proposals for optimization, functionality, and aesthetic pursuits. It additionally indicates you the way to unravel real-world difficulties and the way to interact creatively with technological demanding situations so you might be a effective member of any workforce.

The authors, an architect and an engineer, proportion instructions realized from their reports and observations on tips to insure effective conversation, have interaction in interdisciplinary discussions, and determine universal targets and values. in the course of the booklet are many case examine examples of architect and engineer collaborations––such as these among SANAA and Mutsuro Sasaki, Foster + companions and Buro Happold, Steven Holl and man Nordenson, and store Architects and ARUP. The publication additionally contains a dialogue approximately built-in venture supply (IPD) contracts and management, so you will be prepared for larger integration.

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The engineers and architects discussed the problem back and forth, but eventually the engineers found a way to make the architect’s vision work, using carefully the designed connections. 7a and b Structural options for the bridge portion of the office building at the Berlin Hauptbahnhof. von Gerkan, Marg und Partner and Schlaich Bergermann und Partner, Berlin, Germany, 2006. © Schlaich Bergermann und Partner. The final design proved to be the best solution to construct this part of the office building that would bridge over the train tracks.

179. 5 Holgate, The Art of Structural Engineering. 6 Note this is the firm’s preferred usage. 7 Volkwin Marg, “Immer hart trainieren,” Build, Mai/Juni (2003): 15. 8 Eva Barkhofen, “Bauten für die Sinne, 40 Jahre gmp in Berlin,” in Berliner Bauten und Projekte, 1965–2005, Berlin: Jovis, 2005, pp. 9–10. com/projects. html (accessed July 29, 2013). html 2002, p. 8. 49 (accessed July 29, 2013). html (accessed July 29, 2013). lang=en#station/17620 (accessed July 29, 2013). 14 Eva Barkhofen, “Berlin Hauptbahnhof – Lehrter Bahnhof, 2006,” in Berliner Bauten und Projekte, 1965–2005, Berlin: Jovis, 2005, p.

9 Jean Oei, Interview by authors, phone interview, Los Angeles, CA, February 10, 2014. 10 Kurt Clandening, Interview by authors, phone interview, Los Angeles, CA, May 24, 2013. 11 Peter Simmonds, Interview by authors, phone interview, Los Angeles, CA, May 30, 2013. 12 Clandening, Interview by authors. 13 Jayne Merkel, “Morphosis Architects’ Cooper Union Academic Building, New York,” Architectural Design, 80(2) (2010): 110–113. com/projects/cooper-union (accessed August 21, 2013). 15 Peter Simmonds, Interview by authors, email interview, Los Angeles, CA, September 4, 2013.

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