Gallery: Fulton Center Installs Stunning Daylight-Amplifying Sky Reflec...

FULTON CENTER / SKY REFLECTOR-NET.(COURTESY MTACC/NYCT, ARUP, GRIMSHAW)
NYC subway stations don't exactly have the best rep when it comes to having access to daylight, but the upcoming Fulton Center promises to be a different experience entirely. The station recently installed a $2.1 million, 79-foot-high Sky Reflector-Net on its dome in order to draw in natural light. The reflective aluminum diamond web is an artist/architect/engineer collaboration amongst James Carpenter Design Associates (JCDA), Grimshaw Architects and Arup that will flood the transit center with beams of ambient light extending into mezzanines, passageways and perhaps even onto platforms. The net-like structure is comprised of a series of glass blades, stainless steel lattices and slender cables that hang between two rings along the dome’s 8,500 square-foot surface. Click through our gallery to check out some striking shots of this show-stopping oculus.

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  1. Artur Verdial Almeida Z... June 28, 2013 at 7:46 am

    sip I like it.