Year of Completion

2008

Client

N/A

Material of interest

glass

Material Used

aluminum, with perpendicular blades of ultra-thin specialty glass.

Material Properties

Contemporary gallery façade will be made of aluminum, with perpendicular blades of ultra-thin specialty glass. Windows and skylights that punctuate the façade will be double glazed insulated glass uses high performance low-E (low emissivity) coating to minimize heat gain. An additional UV filtering coating of the glass further protects the art from damaging ultraviolet rays.

Application

Exterior Facade

Climate

Humid Subtropical Climate

Environmental Response

High Insulating

Keywords

Glass, Museum, New York, Institutional

Location

New York City, NY

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Date submitted

2013

Disciplines

Architecture

Corning Museum of Glass

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