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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.

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.


Written by Sophia Kim

August 31, 2009 at 7:47 pm

Posted in Built

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