New York City’s award-profitable Large Line has attracted yet one more sculptural making to its aspect — 512 West 22nd Road, a up to date Chelsea business setting up that will take cues from the elevated park with landscaped terraces on just about every ground. Built by nearby architecture organization COOKFOX Architects, the new constructing is encouraged by not only its proximity to the High Line, but also the neighborhood’s industrial background. The business is predicted to accomplish LEED Gold certification.
Found adjacent to the “Chelsea Thicket” part of the Large Line, 512 West 22nd Road visually extends the park’s greenery with substantial landscaped terraces minimize into the building’s profile on every ground for a full of over 15,000 sq. ft of out of doors room for occupant use. Light-weight-stuffed workspaces, engineered for convenience and significant-effectiveness, enjoy immediate obtain and views of these landscaped locations, which are planted exclusively with native species. Partly shielded from check out by dense tree expansion on the High Line, the building’s lower landscaped terraces are used for events and out of doors circulation, although the terraces on the fourth flooring and previously mentioned deliver immediate views of the town and Hudson River further than.
The integration of landscaped terraces gives the modern setting up a dynamic and sculptural visual appeal that opens up at the edges. The streamlined facade of anthracite terracotta, zinc and granite is divided by industrial sash-inspired windows that wrap around the curved edges of the exterior. Operable glass presents occupants control of access to outside air.
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In addition to the air purification advantages of the close by park and landscaped terraces, building occupants can love obtain to a state-of-the-art overhead air distribution procedure. The significant and versatile business office spaces can also be adapted to a broad selection of customers. “Designed to attain LEED Gold certification and foster an business office surroundings connected with the natural entire world, 512 West 22nd Road sets new standards of wellness and productiveness in the contemporary place of work,” the project’s press launch said.
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Photographs by Bruce Damonte