Gallery: Angular Glass Winter Garden at SUNY New Paltz Is Inspired by N...

A rock-climber's paradise, the Shawagunk Ridge, visible from the State University of New York in New Paltz, forms such an intrinsic part of the school's student life that ikon.5 architects incorporated its shape into the new campus commons. Prefabricated using natural and recyclable materials such as glass and steel, the inviting winter garden extension acts as the University's new gateway, and livens up what has long been a neglected space. It is also oriented to harvest plenty of natural daylight and warmth, and features a heat recovery system.

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  1. Matthew Spart February 18, 2014 at 4:47 pm

    It has one tree display and lots of furniture and this makes it a garden?