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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
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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 Chelsea: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/karen-bausmans-living-wall-project-will-infuse-nycs-meatpacking-district-with-greenery/
 Metal Shutter Houses: http://inhabitat.com/metal-shutter-houses-glimpse-of-the-future-and-ode-to-the-past/
 Shigeru Ban : http://inhabitat.com/shigeru-ban-paper-church/
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