Presentation on theme: "Late Modernist Architecture Times Warner Center, NY BY- Akshay Kumar Suman B.Arch. IV yr."— Presentation transcript:
Late Modernist Architecture Times Warner Center, NY BY- Akshay Kumar Suman B.Arch. IV yr.
Introduction to Building Status - Completed in 2003 Architect – David M. Childs of SOM Location - 10 Columbus Circle New York Height - 750 ft (229 m ) Floor - 55 above ground Type - Multifunctional building Investment- $1.7 bn Owner - The Related Companies
Architect – David M. Childs Birth - 1941 Princeton, New Jersey Background - Yale school of architecture & New York Institute of Technology. Project - 7 World Trade Center, Worldwide Plaza,US News & world report Head Quarter and many more.
The complex has an interesting geometry derived from its site, its concave front facing onto the curve of Columbus Circle its dominant twin towers shaped as parallelograms Perfectly calibrated, glittering glass facades, the suave, sharp-edged precision that is amazingly subtle and refined for a structure of this enormous size.
Steel and alloys are used in panes and in window, in few parts exposed frame are used. Skeleton Building As geometrical mass Metal grid facade
Shopping mall,whole food market grocery shop at the base of the building The complex is also home to a 1,200 seat theater for Jazz at Lincoln center as well as CNN studio. The two-hundred-and-fifty- room Mandarin Oriental hotel condominium apartments, a big retail atrium, restaurants, and space for cultural events