The site is formed by a flat, double wide city lot, Located adjacent to 4th avenue in bay ridge Brooklyn. The proposed program of this commercial building comprises of a multi-level car park, medical facility, offices and roof top oasis with balcony setbacks.
The composition of this south facing façade included two separate types of glass panel; one photovoltaic spandrel glass panels positioned between floor levels and vertical circulation zones
That feeds directly into the buildings energy and tax strategy in unison with its lushly planted roof garden and terrace areas operable glass panels ‘hopper type’ to allow passive ventilation on the south facing curtain wall. Entry is provided through a cast in place concrete and glass shoe threshold that forms into a planter, perched in front of a decorative lattice bronze fence
Which continues form a roll down security gate for car park entrance. The zones on the roof negotiate between gentile sloping hill topographies, lake like water features and shading structures.
Type: Mixed Use Commercial
Location: Bay Ridge Brooklyn NYC
Status: Design Commission.