Mike Chino

Manhattan's Oculus-Topped Fulton Street Transit Center to be Completed in 2014

by , 01/05/12

green design, eco design, sustainable design, Fulton Street Transit Center, Corbin Building, Subway station, MTA, oculus, Lower Manhattan, Financial DIstrict, PATH Train

Grimshaw Architects recently announced that construction is set to resume on Manhattan’s dazzling daylit Fulton Street Transit Center after a lengthy delay due to budget cuts. The shining four-story structure is topped with a gigantic oculus that floods the interior with daylight, reducing the amount of energy consumed by artificial lighting. The center, which is set to be completed in 2014, will host a retail center and will provide access to 12 subway lines and the World Trade Center PATH station.

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