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Pratt Institute, Higgins Hall Insertion – Brooklyn, U.S.

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Building: Higgins Hall Insertion, Pratt Institute School of Architecture
Location: 65 St James Pl., Brooklyn, New York 11238 map
Status: Completed, 2005
Architect: Steven Holl Architects
Structural engineer:  Robert Silman Associates
Mechanical engineer: Ove Arup
Construction manager: F.J. Sciame Construction Co., Inc.

Awards:
Roger H. Corbetta Merit Award, Concrete Industry Board, USA, 2006
AIA New York Chapter Architecture Honor Award, USA, 2007

AE Interest: concrete frame, recycled bricks from neighboring buildings, structural glass planks, clear glass floor plates, skylight natural light, translucent insulation for an illuminating glow at night.
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Written by Sophia Kim

August 31, 2009 at 7:47 pm

Posted in Built

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