Breaking from tradition Hadid, rather than the prestige of the address, was selected as the point of emphasis in the progressive approach. Indeed, ‘520 W 28th street’ is presented as a priceless work of art, made all the more valuable by its singularity in the city.
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The architect refrains from direct modification, instead maintaining the newly formed dichotomy between the intervening elements and highlighting the existing features through the use of light and transparency. The 150-year-old masonry walls and columns have been left intact while subtle splints of steel provide the necessary support.
The combination of innovative materials with some more traditional ones is able to assure a great scenic impact which is embellished by the light games, created by vertical strip filters, and by the special design of the ceiling in the lounge area, where large blocks of embedded brass, designed by the architect, reflect the light and heat that comes from it.
This spacious pharmacy interior interior design was quite a transformation. The gain in height has drawn an unparalleled designed. The architect was clear that if the ceiling is maintained at such a distance, there was a risk that the client will feel unprotected. So, they devised a system of suspended cylinders of different lengths varying from 2 to 4 meters in size to central shelves.