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24 Notes Jeffrey Kipnis, “Cincinnati Impressions,” in Morphosis IV, New York: Rizzoli, 2006, pp. 14–19, p. 14. html (accessed August 2013). A. Edita, 1997. 4 “Mission,” John A. com/about/mission (accessed August 22, 2013). com/about/history/ (accessed August 22, 2013). 6 Chandler Ahrens, Interview by authors, phone interview, St. Louis, MO, May 2, 2013. 7 Chandler Ahrens has since left Morphosis to focus on teaching at Washington University and his practice Open Source Architecture. 8 Chandler Ahrens, Interview by authors.

It was a very convoluted shape: it was an amoebic shape in the building and the opening changed on every floor. 8 The atrium under construction. The slab edges, the connecting stairs and the installation of the steel lattice. Morphosis Architects, John A. Martin and IBE, 41 Cooper Square, New York, New York, 2009. © Morphosis Architects. To make this strategy work, the engineers had to carefully check all slab thicknesses at the edges (some edges were just five feet past a column and some were up to 12 feet away, so the structural depth requirement would have been different) so they ultimately just made the last five feet of the cantilevering slab the same.

4 Drawing of the final design for the Berlin Hauptbahnhof. von Gerkan, Marg und Partner and Schlaich Bergermann und Partner, 40 Berlin Hauptbahnhof of the old Lehrter station, just to the west of where the wall had stood, overlooking the River Spree, the site for the new Hauptbahnhof (Central Station) was found. 14 As is common for many significant public buildings in Germany, a design competition was held; gmp invited Schlaich Bergermann und Partner (SBP) to work on the competition with them, and their entry took first prize.

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