Project Specs

Morphosis Architects
New York, New York
Morphosis Architects

the People

Owner:
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

Architect:
Morphosis Architects
2041 Colorado Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90404
p.310-453-2247
f.310-829-3270

Personnel in architect's firm who should receive special credit:
Project Manager:
Silvia Kuhle (CA Registered Architect)
Project Architect
Pavel Getov (CA Registered Architect)

Project Designer:
Chandler Ahrens (CA and GA Registered Architect)
Natalia Traverso Caruana
Go-Woon Seo

Job Captain / Project Designer:
Jean Oei

Project Team:
Irena Bedenikovic , Salvador Hidalgo , Marcin Kurdziel , Debbie Lin, Kristina Loock

Project Assistants:
Sean Anderson, Charles Austin , Dominique Cheng , Guiomar Contreras , Ben Damron , Patrick , Dunn-Baker , Graham Ferrier , Mauricio Gomez , Brock Hinze , Eui Yeob Jeong , Mark Johnson , Jennifer Kasick , Amy Kwok , Michelle Siu Lee , Shannon Loew , Mark McPhie , Greg Neudorf , Mike Patterson , Michael Sargent , Reinhard Schmoelzer , Christin To

Architect of record:
Morphosis Architects

Associate architect(s):
Gruzen Samton, LLP

Owner’s Representative:
Jonathan Rose Companies

Interior designer: Morphosis Architects

Engineer(s):
Mechanical Electrical Plumbing Engineer:
IBE Consulting Engineers
Syska Hennessy Group, Inc

Structural Engineer:
John A. Martin Associates, Inc.
Goldstein Associates, PLLC

Civil Engineer:
Langan Engineering and Environmental Services

Consultant(s)
Lab Consultant: Steve Rosenstein Associates, Inc

Cost/ LEED: Davis Langdon

Fire: ARUP Fire

Theatre:  Auerbach Pollock Friedlander

Lighting Designer: Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design, Inc

Civil Engineer: Langan Engineering and Environmental Services

Acoustics Engineer: Martin Newson & Associates, LLC

Landscape: Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects, PC

Graphics: Pentagram Design

Vertical Transportation: Van Deusen & Associates

General contractor:
F.J. Sciame Construction Co., Inc.

Photographer(s):
Iwan Baan
Iwan Baan -  Photography - Books - New Media
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Studio: Portsmuiden 24
Amsterdam 1046 AJ, the Netherlands

 

 

the Products

Exterior cladding
Metal/glass curtainwall:
Perforated metal skin fabricated by A. Zahner Company
Installed by: W&W Glass, LLC

Oldcastle Glass
Installed by: W&W Glass, LLC

Concrete:
Boardformed architectural concrete
Installed by: Century Maxim

Other:
GFRC- glass fiber reinforced concrete by Plasterform
Installed by: Donaldson Acoustics LLC, INC.

Roofing
Built-up roofing:
Siplast; American Hydrotech; All Guard
Installed by: Eagle One Roofing

Metal:
Imetco
Installed by: Eagle One Roofing

Green Roof:
American Hydrotech
Installed by: Eagle One Roofing

Harder Tree and Landscape Service

Windows
Steel:
Interior HM steel frames, Oldcastle Glass
Installed by: Weinstein & Hotlzman, W&W Glass, LLC

Aluminum:
EXTERIOR Oldcastle Glass
Installed by: W&W Glass, LLC

Glazing
Glass: Viracon
Installed by: W&W Glass, LLC

Clerestories: W&W Glass, LLC

Doors
Entrances: W&W Glass, LLC

Metal doors: Weinstein & Hotlzman
Installed by: Donaldson Acoustics LLC, INC.

Wood doors:Legere Group

Sliding glass doors: W&W Glass, LLC

Fire roll down shutters: Cornell Iron
Installed by: GLOBAL OVERHEAD DOORS, INC

Fire Hold open doors: Weinstein & Hotlzman
Installed by: Donaldson Acoustics LLC, INC.

Special doors: Auditorium pivot doors
Installed by: Legere Group

Hardware
All door hardware: Weinstein & Hotlzman
Installed by: Donaldson Acoustics LLC, INC.

Interior finishes
Wire Mesh ceiling: Simplex - Wire Mesh
Installed by: Donaldson Acoustics LLC, INC.

Suspension grid: Armstrong
Installed by: Donaldson Acoustics LLC, INC.

Metal Radiant(Ceiling) Panels: Nelson Industrial Inc, TWA, Architectural Material Resources
Grid and Metal Ceiling panels installed by Donaldson Acoustics LLC, INC.; Metal Radiant Panels installed by Steamfitters

Ceiling mounted operable partition (SKYFOLD partition): Modernfold/Styles Inc

Cabinetwork and custom woodwork: Lab casework by Advanced Lab Concepts;  custom millwork by Legere Group and Bauerschmidt & Sons

Paints and stains: Benjamin Moore & Co.
Installed by: EVERGREENE PAINTING STUDIOS, INC

Paneling 1: Stained gray acoustical perforated maple wood by Legere Group;

Paneling 2: Montana mesh by Haver & Boecker;
Installed by: Donaldson Acoustics LLC, INC.

Paneling 2: Resin by 3Form
Installed by: Legere Group

Plastic laminate: Formica
Installed by: Legere Group

Solid surfacing: Cesar stone and Richlite
Installed by: King Hoist

Special Surfacing: GFRG atrium acoustical wall by Plasterform
Installed by: Donaldson Acoustics LLC, INC.

Special Surfacing: GFRG (glass fiber reinforced gypsum) atrium megamesh by Cooper Plastering Corporation
Installed by: Donaldson Acoustics LLC, INC.

Atrium Mesh structure (under GFRG cladding):
King Hoist

Precast Concrete: Wausau Tile
Installed by: Wilkstone LL

Concrete Polishing: Industrial Floorworks

Floor and wall tile: Agrob Buchtal & DSA
Installed by: Baybrent Tile Corp.

Carpet: Lees Carpets
Installed by: Sherland & Farrington

Guardrails: Xtend mesh railing
Installed by: Post Road Iron Works

Stainless steel sinks: Custom fabricated by Modern Arc

Shades/Window Treatments: MechoShade
Installed by: International Blinds

Furnishings
Office furniture: Knoll

Fixed seating: Series Seating

Chairs: Vitra, Knoll

Other: B&B Italia

Lighting
Interior ambient lighting: Zumtobel

Downlights @ Mesh Ceiling: Delray Lighting

Downlights @ GWB Ceiling: Zumtobel

Task lighting: Artemide

Controls: Lutron, Electronic Theater Controls

Conveyance
Elevators: Hollister & Whitney; 3form; Ashworth
Installed by: City Elevator

Vertical Lift: Inclinator Company of America
Installed by: City Elevator

Plumbing
Water fountains: Elkay
Installed by: Par Plumbing

Water-saving fixtures: Sloan Dual-Flush Valve, Solar Powered, Electronic Faucet
Installed by: Par Plumbing

Fire Sprinkler: Par Fire

Mechanicals: F.W. Sims; United Sheetmetal

Controls: Siemens

Other:
Foundations/Excavation: Urban Foundation/Engineering LLC

Sidewalks: Baroco

Structural Steel & Stairs: FMB Steel

Misc Steel: Post Road Iron Works

 

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