Year of Completion
Material of interest
aluminum, with perpendicular blades of ultra-thin specialty glass.
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.
Humid Subtropical Climate
Glass, Museum, New York, Institutional
New York City, NY
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