Project Name: 626 1st Ave. New York Location: New York, NY Architect: Shop Architects, P.C. NY Material: 3 mm aluminum panels and mesh metal panels System: Custom Designed System Construction: 2016-current Area of Panels: 14,000 sq. ft.
The design includes two towers, 40 and 47 stories, with a predominantly glass enclosure on the east and west facades and a more solid enclosure of copper panels on the north and south facades. The towers are connected by a "skybridge" towards the top with a wealth of amenities including: indoor lap pool, hot tub, steam room, sauna, spa area, squash court, weight room, cardio space, juice bar, yoga and Pilates studio, daycare, golf simulator, flexible workout space, studio, and lounge. When completed, the project will bring 800 residential units to the area.
For this project Rainscreen Solutions LLC received in 2016 contract to engineer cladding of the both towers bulkheads.
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