277 Park Avenue, New York, USA
A new, modern entrance hall is planned for the 277 Park Avenue building in New York City. The skyscraper, which is over 200m high, has a main entrance on Park Avenue and a rear entrance on Lexington Avenue.
seele was commissioned to implement design, construction and installation for the two new entrance areas. Respectively, they consist of an entrance façade with various door systems as well as an canopy with a total of 757sqm of steel-glass construction.
The main focus is on the 36m broad and 9m wide cantilevering awning over the main entrance, which will be clad with individual precious metal elements on the underside. The various metal polishes will be alternated between matt and glossy and installed at various angles. The varying surface and the angled arrangement will mirror vehicles and pedestrians passing by which will result in a special visual effect. 4 revolving carousel doors as well as 4 double glass doors are integrated in the glass façade, consisting of 22 glass panels 2m x 8m in size. The design for the main entrance is continued for the Lexington Avenue entrance. Here, the entrance is also part of the glass façade, with various door systems and a distinctive cladding under the awning.
© Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Architects
757sqm steel-glass construction 3 x 10mm laminated safety glass with digital print 23 glass panels for the main entrance
|Client||The Stahl Organization|
|General contractor||Cauldwell Wingate|
|Architect||Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Architects|
|Date of completion||2019|
|Scope of seele supply|| |
- approx. 23 glass panels on the fron entrance, each approx. 2 x 7m
- approx. 22 glass panels on the front entrance, each approx. 2 x 8m