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Lever House – New York, New York

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Building Name: Lever House
Location: New York, New York
Architect: Gordon Bunshaft and Natalie De Blois of SOM
Structural Engineers: Weiskopf & Pickworth
MEP Engineer: Jaros, Baum & Bolles
Main Contractor: George A. Fuller Company
Completion: 1952

AE Interests: one of the first glass-walled International Style office buildings in US, elevated on pilotis one level above ground, curtain wall made of blue-green heat-resistant glass and stainless steel (economical and aesthetic), one of the first office buildings with full A/C system, completely sealed (no windows) – help reduce cooling costs

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Written by shukanbhakta

October 2, 2018 at 12:31 pm

Posted in Built

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