As if the views from your New York City apartment weren’t already stunning enough from a tiny window, in a box of an apartment- Neil Denari Architects have designed HL23, the High Line Building. The luxury residential condominium be a free-standing, space-age looking buildingl fourteen stories from a 40 foot-wide footprint, just steps from Tenth Avenue.
The modern architecture will go to an extreme with it’s futuristic exterior, concrete and steel frame and dramatic floor to ceiling windows. The building’s east facade will have the appearance of a monumental public sculpture clad with a system of custom-designed, three-dimensionally curving stainless steel panels. HL23 will house eleven residences – nine full-floor apartments, a duplex penthouse with terraces, and a two-floor maisonette with a private garden at the building’s base. Each residence will have a different layout. So how will these residents live with all the open window space??? How will they avoid getting checked out in the morning, eating cereal in their skivvies? Architect Denari alternately reveals and protects, simultaneously opening remarkable vistas through massive expanses of glass and concealing private life by wrapping areas of the structure in fitted metal panels. There’s just enough privacy enough this luxurious, chic building. Upon completion, the building is expected to receive a prestigious Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification from the United States Green Building Council! Fancy, fancy.
Posted by Chelsea Latimer at 6 March, 2010