The largest Facades+ event of the year returns to New York City next week on April 13 and 14. Featuring a full first day of in-person presentations at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan and a second day of virtual workshops, Facades+ will celebrate its 10th anniversary in the city where the conference series first started.
Architect Morris Adjmi Architects Location Brooklyn, New York Completion Date 2021 Facade Consultant Gilsanz Murray Steficek Construction Manager New Line Structures Curtain Wall Competition Architectural Metals Masonry Construction and GFRC Superframe Installation StructureTech New York Brick Manufacturer Glen-Gery Glazing Architectural Window Manufacturing Landscape Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates Morris Adjmi Architects’ Front & York is an
Architect Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners Architect of Record SLCE Architects Facade Engineer and Consultant SURFACE DESIGN GROUP Facade Contractor Custom Metalcrafters Facade Manufacturer Custom Metalcrafters / Pielle Italy Facade Products Custom Metalcrafters / Pielle Italy / Schuco Glazing systems Glazing Double Glazed, HS, Low emissivity coated- Custom Metalcrafters/ Valsugana Vetreria, Vicenza, Italy Structural Engineer
While flashy residential additions are nothing new to the New York neighborhood of SoHo, the 3D “climate skin” wrapping Archi-Tectonics’ 8-story townhouse at 512 Greenwich Street introduces a fresh face to the cast iron-dominated historic district. The firm added a 4-story addition to an existing building and united the single-family home with a deep black and
Should New York’s Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) support a proposal that continues a 40-year-old design approach by an esteemed architect, even though it’s not what environmentally-sensitive architects would propose today? That was the question was raised during the June 2 LPC hearing, as panel members discussed whether to approve a new south-facing glass wall for
Overlooking New York’s Bryant Park, the (now complete) residential tower The Bryant cuts a striking-yet-austere figure in the crowded Midtown skyline. Designed by the primarily London-based firm David Chipperfield Architects (DCA), the 34-story high-end-rise is notable for its perfect grid of oversize post-and-beam concrete slabs and operable window bays. ArchitectDavid Chipperfield Architects Architect of RecordStonehill Taylor Facade ConsultantVidaris Structural EngineerSeverud
A stroll through New York neighborhoods subject to feverish developments, from Downtown Brooklyn to Central Park South, reveals a design trend that has taken root and proliferated citywide: A seismic shift from unobstructed glass curtain walls to facades of ever-greater opacity. The trend is being driven by myriad forces, namely rising performance standards and shifting aesthetic tastes,