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American Folk Art Museum – New York, New York

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Building: American Folk Art Museum
Location: 45 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019
Completed: 2001
Architect: Tod Williams Billie Tsien
Associate Architect: Helfand Myerberg Guggenheimer Architects
Structural Engineer: Severud Associates
MEP Engineer: Ambrosino DePinto & Schmeider
General Contractor: Pavarini Construction Company
Structural System: Concrete
Exterior Cladding: Metal/Glass Curtain Wall

Awards – AIA National Honor Award 2003

AE Interests: Complex Composite Materials, Minimal Construction Space

Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 4:27 pm

Posted in Built

Rose Center for Earth and Space – New York, New York

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Building: Rose Center for Earth and Space
Location: 5 West 81 Street, New York, NY 10024
Completed: 2000
Architect: Polsehk Partnership Architects
Structural Engineer: Weidlinger Associates, Inc.General Contractor: Morse Diesel International

AE Interest: Use of structural glass and steel

Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 4:17 pm

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Perry Street Apartments – New York, New York

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Building: Perry Street Apartments
Location: 166 Perry Street, New York, NY 10014
Completed: 2002
Architect: Richard Meier & Partners Architects LLP
Interior Designer: Richard Meier & Partners Architects LLP
Structural Engineer: Arup
MEP Engineer: Ambrosino, DePinto & Schmeider
Electrical Engineer: Ambrosino, DePinto & Schmeider
General Contractor: Bovis Lend Lease

Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 3:59 pm

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Louis Vuitton North American Headquarters (LVMH) Tower – New York, New York

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Building: LVMH Tower
Location: 19 East 57th Street, New York, NY‎ 10022
Completed: 2000
Architect: Atelier Christian de Portzamparc
Architect of Record: The Hillier Group
Production Architect: HKS
Structural Engineer: Weiskopf & Pickworth
MEP Engineer: Liker Associates
Curtain Wall Engineer: R.A.Heintges
Geotechnical Engineer: Langan Engineering and Environmental Services
General Contractor: Tishman Construction Corporation
Structural System: Steel, Metal/Glass Curtain Wall

Award – Business Week/Architectural Record Awards 2001 Winner

AE Interests: Use of different glass materials including clear glass, green glass with ceramic frit, and a white, low-iron glass with a sandblasted geometric pattern.

Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 3:45 pm

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Westin Hotel, Times Square – New York, New York

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Building: Westin Hotel, Times Square
Location: 270 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036
Completed: 2002
Architect: Arquitectonica
Production Architect: HKS
Structural Engineer: Ysrael Seinuk
MEP Engineer: Jaros Baum & Bolles
Electrical Engineer: Jaros Baum & Bolles
Geotechnical Engineer: Langan Engineering and Environmental Services
Construction Manager: Tishman Westside Construction LLC.
Superstructure Contractor: Sorbara Construction Corp.
Curtain Wall Contractor: Permasteelisa Cladding Technologies

Award – 2002 Hospitality Project of the Year

AE Interest: Rapid Construction. Use of a dynamic isolator, to allow free movement in any horizontal plane in replacement of an expansion joint. 4,500 prefabricated curtain wall panels containing 20 different colors of glass.

Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 3:33 pm

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MoMA QNS – Queens, New York

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Building: MoMA QNS
Location: 45-20 33 Street at Queens Boulevard, Long Island City, Queens
Completed: 2005
Architect: Cooper, Robertson & Partners
Architect of Public Spaces: Michael Maltzan Architecture, Inc.
Interior Design: Lori Weatherly Interiors
Structural Engineer: De Nardis Associates
MEP Engineer: Goldman Copeland Associates
General Contractor: Turner Construction Co.

Award – 2003 Merit Award

Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 3:17 pm

Posted in Built

Austrian Cultural Forum – New York, New York

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Building: Austrian Cultural Forum
Location: 11 East 52nd Street, New York, NY 10022-5301
Completed: 2002
Architect: Atelier Raimund Abraham
Structural Engineer: Ove Arup and Partners
Electrical Engineer: Ove Arup and Partners
MEP Engineer: Ove Arup and Partners
General Contractor: Barney Skanska
Concrete Sub-Contractor: Slattery Skanska, Whitestone
Curtain Wall Consultants: R.A. Heintges Architects Consultants

Awards – 2002 Award of Merit: Institutional Award

Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 2:57 pm

Posted in Built

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