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160 Leroy – Manhattan, New York, USA

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Building: 160 Leroy
Location: Manhattan, New York, USA
Architect: Herzog and de Meuron
Construction Management: Gorton & Partners
Mechanical Engineering: ADS
Structural Engineering: DeSimone
Façade Consultant: GMS
Completion: 2017

AE Interests: 12-floor residential building, curved concrete and glass façade, diamond faceted floor-to-ceiling, triple glazed, and insulated windows that reflect the sky and the water, windows are sound rated to 40 DB for 100% exterior noise reduction, elevator banks placed throughout the building, glass walls blur the distinction between indoors and outdoors, the entire building is on top of a plinth above the flood plane, integrates structure, façade, and space through glass and concrete.

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Written by Timothy Domingo

March 9, 2020 at 11:42 am

Posted in Built

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