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Perfect buildings: the maths of modern architecture

March 2007 Back to the Constructing our lives packageArchitecture has in the past done great things for geometry. Together with the need to measure the land they lived on, it was people's need to build their buildings that caused them to first investigate the theory of form and shape. But today, 4500 years after the great pyramids were built in Egypt, what can mathematics do for architecture?

Bionic-Arch is a Futuristic Green Skyscraper for Taichung / Vincent Callebaut - eVolo | Architecture Magazine

Bionic-Arch is a Futuristic Green Skyscraper for Taichung / Vincent Callebaut - eVolo | Architecture Magazine

Bionic-Arch is a Futuristic Green Skyscraper for Taichung / Vincent Callebaut - eVolo | Architecture Magazine

30 ST. MARY AXE UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE INGENIERIA FACULTAD DE ARQUITECTURA, URBANISMO Y ARTES EQUILIBRIO TERMICO ARQ. LUI...

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30 ST. MARY AXE UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE INGENIERIA FACULTAD DE ARQUITECTURA, URBANISMO Y ARTES EQUILIBRIO TERMICO ARQ. LUI...

A closer look into “Vivo on High Line”, a joint winner of Living Cities 2014 / "Vivo on High Line" by NBRS+Partners for Living Cities. Image courtesy of NBRS+Partners | Bustler

A closer look into "Vivo on High Line", a joint winner of Living Cities 2014

Playing with the "Big Apple" concept, "Vivo on High Line" by Sydney-based firm NBRS+Partners was a joint winner from Metropolis magazine's international

The smooth flow of wind around the building was one of the main considerations. The enhancement of the public environment Minimum impact on the local wind environment. Flexibly serviced, high specification ‘user-friendly’ column free office spaces with maximum primary space adjacent to natural light. Reduced energy consumption by use of natural ventilation whenever suitable.

30 St' Mary Axe (The Gherkin), London | Archinomy

View of The Gherkin from outside LOCATION: OTHER BUILDINGS IN THE SURROUNDING: FACTS AND FIGURES DIMENSIONS: Height to top of dome: 179.8 m Height to highest occupied floor level: 167.1 m Number of floors above ground: 40 Number of basement levels: single basement across whole site Largest floor external diameter (lvl 17): 56.15 m Site area: 0.57 hectares (1.4 […]

Gherkin Diagrid Structure

Gherkin Diagrid Structure

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30 St' Mary Axe (The Gherkin), London | Archinomy

30 St' Mary Axe (The Gherkin), London | Archinomy

View of The Gherkin from outside LOCATION: OTHER BUILDINGS IN THE SURROUNDING: FACTS AND FIGURES DIMENSIONS: Height to top of dome: 179.8 m Height to highest occupied floor level: 167.1 m Number of floors above ground: 40 Number of basement levels: single basement across whole site Largest floor external diameter (lvl 17): 56.15 m Site area: 0.57 hectares (1.4 […]

This plan view from a simulation of air flow and velocity through the sixth floor was among the many documents generated by environmental consultants BDSP during the design of 30 St Mary Axe to model the building’s environmental performance. BDSP, Swiss Re HQ, 2009. Presentation.

The Gherkin: How London’s Famous Tower Leveraged Risk and Became an Icon (Part 2)

This four part series (originally published on Aggregate’s website) examines The Gherkin, the London office tower des...