Abandoned Warehouse Tranformed With Movable Steel Facade

by , 12/06/10

Wycoff Exchange, andre kikoski architects, bushwick, moveable facade, corten steel, green design, green renovation

Two Bushwick warehouses are joined together in this renovation project, called the Wycoff Exchange, that includes a live music and performance venue along with an organic market and boutique wine shop. Manhattan-based AKA is also designing the interior of the bar venue, called Radio Bushwick, which will be completes by the year’s end.

The steel facade is 100 feet long, 18 feet tall, two inches thick, and is made out of an oxidized layer or COR-TEN steel on the outside with a reflective layer of stainless steel on the inside. Laser cut perforations in both layers of the steel create a gradient pattern and LED lights concealed behind the panels shine out from behind to illuminate the facade.

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