Winner For The Year 2020 In Responsive Design The Shed Header

The Shed

Winner for the year 2020 in responsive design

Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Lead Architect
PARTNERS: Elizabeth Diller (Partner-in-Charge), Ricardo Scofidio, Charles Renfro, Benjamin Gilmartin
LEAD DESIGNER: David Allin, Matthew Ostrow
TEAM: Michael Samoc, Matthew Johnson, Soerynn Kim, Rosannah Harding, Laura Haak, Anahit Hayrapetyan, Sarosh Anklesaria, Mario Bastianelli, Lisette Vargas, Katrina Collins, Lilian Fitch, Michael Hundsnurscher, Jonathan Parker, Michael Robitz, Alex Knezo, Jack Solomon, Andreas Kostopoulos, Kazuhiro Adachi, Alina Agorokhova, Barry Beagen, Ryan Botts,Annie Coombs, Jason Dannenbring, Andrew Domnitz, Seto Hendranata, Robert Loken, Lindsay May, David Maynor, Meaghan Michael McElderry, Bre Rouse, Merica May Jensen, Benjamin Smoot

Rockwell Group, Collaborating Architect
PARTNER: David Rockwell
PROJECT ARCHITECT: Catherine Yatrakis
STAFF: Julia Choi, Cody Davis, Timo Kuhn

Levien & Company: Owner’s Representative
Sciame Construction, LLC: Construction Manager
Thornton Tomasetti: Structural Design, Façade Engineering and Kinetic
Engineering Services
Jaros, Baum & Bolles (JB&B): MEP and Fire Protection Consultant
Hardesty and Hanover: Kinetic Systems Consultant
Vidaris: Energy Modeling Consultant
Tillotson Design Associates: Lighting Consultant
Akustiks: Acoustics / Audio / Visual Consultant
Fisher Dachs: Theater Consultant
Cimolai: Structural Steel Fabricator
Vector Foiltec: ETFE Fabricator
Code Consultants, Inc.: Code Consultants
Van Deusen & Associates: Vertical Transport Consultants
Ducibella Venter &  Santore: Security Consultants
Other Means: Graphic Design and Wayfinding
Entek Engineering: Façade Maintenance
James R. Gainfort AIA Consulting Architects PC: Waterproofing

Construction Specifications Inc.: Specifications

Photo credits: Iwan Baan, Timothy Schenck, Lawrence Sumulong, Dan Bradica, Stephanie Berge

Description (parts): “The Shed is an 18,500 m² arts center dedicated to commissioning, producing, and presenting original works of art, across all disciplines, for all audiences. Located on city-owned land where the High Line meets the new Hudson Yards district, The Shed comprises a fixed structure with a stack of column-free galleries encased within a telescoping outer shell that slides onto an adjoining plaza, allowing the building to double its footprint on demand. Reinterpreting industrial scale gantry crane technology, the steel and ETFE shell can deploy in five minutes using the horsepower of a single automobile.This exuberant volume of light-, sound-, and temperature-controlled space is conceived as a highly flexible “architecture of infrastructure,” providing spatial flexibility to adapt to a wide spectrum of event sizes and types (…).”

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