- Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building - http://inhabitat.com -

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

Posted By Diane Pham On July 24, 2011 @ 1:00 pm In Architecture,gallery,New York City | No Comments

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

Add another gem to Chelsea [1]‘s ‘Starchitect Row’ – the much anticipated Metal Shutter Houses [2] by Shigeru Ban [3]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!

READ MORE > [4]


Article printed from Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building: http://inhabitat.com

URL to article: http://inhabitat.com/shigeru-ban%e2%80%99s-metal-shutter-houses-now-complete-in-nyc/

URLs in this post:

[1] Chelsea: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/karen-bausmans-living-wall-project-will-infuse-nycs-meatpacking-district-with-greenery/

[2] Metal Shutter Houses: http://inhabitat.com/metal-shutter-houses-glimpse-of-the-future-and-ode-to-the-past/

[3] Shigeru Ban : http://inhabitat.com/shigeru-ban-paper-church/

[4] READ MORE >: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/shigeru-bans-metal-shutter-houses-now-complete/

Copyright © 2011 Inhabitat Local - New York. All rights reserved.