Aesthetic vision and sustainability in The New York Times Building ceramic rod facade

Medio, Simone and Murphy, James (2008) Aesthetic vision and sustainability in The New York Times Building ceramic rod facade. In: Passive and Low Energy Architecture Conference, Dublin, 22-23 October 2008, Dublin.

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Abstract

This study investigates the implications of the New York Times Building aesthetic vision in respect to its sustainability goals; namely: to enhance the NYT work environment through the effective management of daylight, offsetting the building’s lighting and cooling energy demands. The study focuses on the role of the ceramic rod façade and concentrates on its implications on the building’s energy demands. The study makes a case for aesthetics informing the building’s sustainability goals and pushing for innovative solutions to sustainable architecture.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords:aesthetic vision, sustainability goals, innovation
Subjects:K Architecture, Building and Planning > K110 Architectural Design Theory
K Architecture, Building and Planning > K130 Architectural Technology
Divisions:College of Arts > Lincoln School of Architecture
ID Code:3922
Deposited By: Simone Medio
Deposited On:28 Jan 2011 15:10
Last Modified:06 Dec 2013 09:09

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