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55 Hudson Yards, New York, USA Project

55 Hudson Yards

55 Hudson Yards


55 Hudson Yards, New York, USA

2,605m2 of Paxton Spiral mesh sits atop 55 Hudson Yards on the west side of midtown Manhattan.

Full View of 55 Hudson Yards, New York, USA Project

The self-cleaning stainless-steel mesh offers an aesthetically pleasing contrast to the cast-iron and glass façade, while screening plant machinery and services.

Front View of 55 Hudson Yards, New York, USA Project

As the viewing angle varies, so to do the levels of transparency and reflectivity. From ground level, where the mesh appears before the sky, it appears translucent, like a semipermeable crown. When viewed from the adjacent skyscrapers of the Hudson Yard development, the mesh sits in front of unattractive plant machinery, and is much more opaque.

 

Close up of 55 Hudson Yards, New York, USA Project

Designed by Kohn Pederson Fox associates, 55 Hudson Yards is a LEED Gold Certified building with a height of 238m and a total floor space of 120,700m2.

If you are interested in the Hudson Yards development, watch Crash Test World’s episode – “Making Space in a Crowded City.”

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Photography by Colin Miller.

Paxton Spiral Architectural mesh is a Codina Architectural product, supplied and distributed in the UK by Locker Architectural.

 

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