Gallery: Colorful Rhinebeck Jewish Center Will Be Upcycled from Old Bar...

Overhanging eaves shade direct sunlight in summer, while radiant flooring heats in winter. Window are placed for optimal ventilation, which compliments the decorative stained glass on the Eastern façade, representing the Twelve Tribes of Israel. A highly insulated thermal envelope keeps temperatures comfortable inside year round.

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  1. xena February 17, 2013 at 11:24 pm
    this is so inspirational! I love how an old barn now has a new use! it really is beautiful how the enviornment was taken into account.
  2. Yeshaya February 6, 2013 at 1:18 pm
    Special thanks to Yoav Menachem, a recent graduate from the Product Design program, and Natalia Priwin, graduate from the Masters of Lighting Design program at Parsons The New School for Design for their contrubution to this project!