Diane Pham

Shigeru Ban’s Metal Shutter Houses Now Complete in NYC!

by , 07/24/11

green design, eco design, sustainable design, Shigeru Ban, Chelsea, Frank Gehry, Metal Shutter Houses, Manhattan Condo

Add another gem to Chelsea‘s ‘Starchitect Row’ – the much anticipated Metal Shutter Houses by Shigeru Ban are finally complete! Featuring a simple geometric construction set off by an ever-changing facade of individually operable shades, Ban’s design is a subdued and elegant form offering some much needed visual relief against all the glitz and glam of the surrounding glass-walled skyscrapers. Hit jump to see some photos of the completed structure as well as some pics snapped up by our very own reporters!

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