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American Folk Art Museum – New York, New York, U.S.

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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

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Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 4:27 pm

Posted in Built

Rose Center for Earth and Space – New York, New York, U.S.

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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

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Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 4:17 pm

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Perry Street Apartments – New York, New York, U.S.

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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

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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, U.S.

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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.
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Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 3:45 pm

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Westin Hotel, Times Square – New York, New York, U.S.

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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.
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Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 3:33 pm

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MoMA QNS – Queens, New York, U.S.

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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
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Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 3:17 pm

Posted in Built

U.S. Courthouse & Federal Building – Islip, New York, U.S.

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Building: U.S. Courthouse & Federal Building
Location: 170 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722
Completed: 2000
Architect: Richard Meier & Partners
Civil Engineer: Nelson and Pope
Site Engineer: Nelson and Pope
General Contractor: Spector Group
Construction Quality Management: Bovis Lend Lease
Structural System: Steel frame building with a precast concrete garage
Cladding System: White-coated aluminum panels

Award – BusinessWeek/Architectural Record Awards 2001 Finalist

AE Interests: Moveable interiors.

Written by Joyce Chiu

January 26, 2010 at 2:43 pm

Posted in Built

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