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Architetti
Davis Brody Bond
Sede
New York
Anno
2006
Costo
Non dichiarato
Piani
1-5 Piani

For over two decades, Davis Brody Bond served as the architect for the restoration, adaptive reuse and expansion of the New York Public Library, a landmarked structure designed by the Carrère and Hastings and completed in 1911. Addressing problems which included a lack of space as well as inadequate building and IT systems, Davis Brody Bond proposed a multi-phased master plan to return the grand spaces of the building to the public while creating state-of-the-art environmental and information retrieval systems for the collections.

Significant restorations included the Rose Main Reading Room, the Celeste Bartos Forum, the Map Division, the Wallach Division of Art and several galleries for the exhibition of the Library’s collections. In addition, a two-level underground stack expansion with a capacity of 3.5 million volumes was built below Bryant Park adjacent to the library.

Progetti collegati

  • De Vinos y Viandas
    Zooco
  • HA14 Einfamilienhaus
    Schiller Architektur
  • Goodman
    Zooco
  • Big and Tiny
    Zooco
  • M4
    Zooco

Rivista

Altri progetti di Davis Brody Bond

Harvard Club of New York
New York
Procter & Gamble Planta Milenio
Irapuato, Mexico
Embassy Compound of the United States of America
Jakarta, Indonesia
National Museum of African American History and Culture Smithsonian Institution
Washington, DC
Dillard University International Center for Economic Freedom
New Orleans
Northwestern University Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center
Evanston