nference with clients and staff globally.
Use of light to create atmospheres:
Spectacular light is also available. With so much direct sunlight, the problem was not too little natural light but at times, too much.
Directed views and solar shades allow the users to take advantage of the changes in daily and seasonal natural light.
LED bulbs are used exclusively. They minimize operating cost and heat thus reducing the air conditioning load as well.
Wall sconces in the elevator lobby and each office add an understated yet effective light.
Task lights focus light on work surfaces. Dimmable track fixtures throughout give each space flexibility.
Elegant yet modest:
Fine details conceal how materials meet. The smooth concrete floors and large walls of glass juxtaposed against the dark wood panels construct an image of both simplicity and also the richness of the corporate image from past times.
The elements of the space form a new paradigm for a corporate setting. A moving picture in a refined design that answers the client’s budget and program for a productive working environment; defined by a sense of beauty.
CityNew York City
ClientKirk Palmer Associates
Gross Floor Area (mq)557.4
ArchitectsJan Gould and Michele Lewis
Design teamLewis and Gould Architects
Main ContractorThe Omara Organization
ConsultantsNY Engineers (Mechanical Engineer), Rethy Associates (Building Department Consultant)
SuppliersFurnitures by Furniture Consultants, Teknion Office System. Concrete floor by Hudson Concrete. Shades by Clear Design. Carpet by ABC Carpet
Photo Credits Richard Titus
Curriculum studio / partecipanteEach member of our team contributes a varied professional and personal experience to our collaborative work as architects. For three decades, the practice includes a wide range of project scales, types and budgets. Our core values remain the same though the profession of architecture has changed considerably. We continue to be problem solvers, committed to the design of innovative and cost-effective solutions that benefit user experiences. Through placemaking, our work crafts unique spaces that respond to program and context. Our clients are diverse. They include families, schools, medical facilities, corporate offices and businesses. Curiosity about cultures inspire a range of building technologies. Interest in respecting the environment and renewal resources has moved us into Net Zero Energy projects.
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