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One Bryant Park – New York City, New York

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Building: One Bryant Park (The Bank of America Tower)
Location: Manhattan, New York City, New York
Architect: Cook + Fox Architects
Structural Engineer: Severud Associates
M + E Engineer: Jaros, Baum, & Bolles
Contractor: Tishman Construction Corporation
Cost: $1 Billion
Height: 1,200 ft

AE Interest:
The Bank of America Tower is the first skyscraper designed to attain a Platinum LEED Certification; the design of the building makes it environmentally friendly, using technologies such as floor-to-ceiling insulated glazing to contain heat and maximize natural light, and an automatic daylight dimming system; the tower also features a greywater system, which captures rainwater for reuse; the building is made largely of recycled and recyclable materials, air entering the building is filtered, as is common, but the air exhausted is cleaned as well [a]
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Full list of specifications and consultants found here: [1]

 

Written by danarauseo

November 8, 2017 at 11:00 am

Posted in Built

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