Shigeru Ban Introduces the Metal Shutter Houses New York City Apartment Duplexes in the West Chelsea District at 524 West 19th Street NY
The New York City Metal Shutter Houses by Shigeru Ban West Chelsea Real Estate
According to their marketing website: Metal Shutter Houses New York, located at 524 West 19th Street, is Shigeru Ban’s first condominium residences in the United States. Shigeru Ban has tailored what coule be characterized as contextual invention to this unique 11 story building in West Chelsea real estate district. Such highly sensitive ingenuity has been see in his previous house designs, such as Picture Window House in Shizuoka, Japan, and now reflected in the new Metal Shutter Houses New York City apartments. Also part of Shigeru Ban’s arsenal is the Glass Shutter House in Tokyo, and the Furniture House 5 in Sagaponac, New York City. The pre-construction New York Metal Shutter Houses’ variable façade demonstrates Shigeru Ban’s fascination with the use of common materials in new contexts and mobility of parts, often inspired by the simplicity of traditional Japanese arhictecture as well as the modern lines of the International School, now present in the New York City Metal Shutter Houses by Shigeru Ban’s West Chelsea real estate offerings. According to Shigeru Ban, there is something inevitably compelling about the area between inside and out. Shigeru Ban believes that the interstitial moment between breathing in the world and maintaining a feeling of “shelter” is understood by all, it is why he employs the concept of a “universal floor” in so many of his residences, as he does here in the new presale Metal Shutter Houses West Chelsea in the New York City apartment real estate market.
More about the Metal Shutter Houses NYC
Each of the Metal Shutter Houses in New York City apartment property market are duplex houses that can be opened across its entire breadth, exposing double height living room to the cityscape of West Chelsea real estate. A 20 foot upward pivoting glass wall at the presale West Chelsea Metal Shutter Houses of New York City apartments, coupled with interior sliding glass doors, can create one vast and uninterrupted loft expanse – Shigeru Ban’s “universal floor” – which transitions seamlessly form inside to outside, or can be used to partition the space of the Metal Shutter Houses duplex homes in New York’s West Chelsea neighbourhood into private areas within each presale residence. The rigorously designed interiors of Shigeru Ban’s Metal Shutter Houses in the New York real estate apartment market adapt to the desires of the West Chelsea occupants by creating visual and spatial clarity through intelligent configurations windows and walls, thereby taking advantage of the endlessly shifting qualities of natural light and the pure expanse of space. The presale New York City apartments at the Shigeru Ban Metal Shutter Houses motorized perforated metal shutters shutter serve as a light-modulating privacy screen at the outer edge of each West Chelsea real estate residence’s loggia adjacent to the double height living rooms. This “removable skin” at the presale Metal Shutter Houses Shigeru Ban New York City apartments echoes the West Chelsea neighboring gallery after hours shutters, subtly contextualizing the building within its site. The New York Metal Shutter Houses building can literally become a uniform minimal cube, or it can open up completely. The West Chelsea Metal Shutter Houses New York City apartments by Shigeru Ban is an architecture of resourcefulness and personal freedom, of capturing views of the NYC skyline at the viewer’s command. It’s an architecture that lives confidently in a realm interposed between interior and exterior life and with the infinite variations allowable in between – an architecture that is maximally open to possibilities by Shigeru Ban architect. The West Chelsea real estate presale development is again located at 524 West 19th Street, New York, NY 10011.
The Presale New York City Apartments Metal Shutter Houses Floorplans and Availability
Currently, all of the New York City Metal Shutter Houses in West Chelsea real estate development is sold out. The West Metal Shutter House 3 (floors 4 and 5) is a three bed and three bath unit of 1949 sq ft living space and Unit 7 on Floors 8 and 9 is 1949 as well. The Metal Shutter House 2 in West Chelsea New York City Apartments features four beds and three baths and 2,754 sq ft living space with 777 sqft of exterior space while East House 4 features 2695 square feet of interior space on Floors 4 and 5. The presale Metal Shutter Houses in New York City apartment real estate market also presents the East-West House floors six and seven with five beds and five baths for a total of 4464 square feet of interior space while East House 8 is a 4/3 with 2695 space. Lastly, the West Chelsea Metal Shutter Houses Penthouse Suite on Floors 10 and 11 has 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms for a total of 3,319 square feet of living space and 1186 sf of exterior space. All of these presale New York City apartments are now sold. If you would like more information, please visit the West Chelsea real estate sales office at 515 West 19th Street in New York, NY or phone 212.488.6900. Marketed by the Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group the design architect for the New York City apartments at the Metal Shutter Houses includes Shigeru Ban Architects and Dean Maltz Architect, interiors by Shigeru Ban and Dean Maltz and executive architect of Montroy DeMarco. The New York City apartments real estate developer is HEEA Development LLC and advertising and design is by dbox, inc. More information is on their marketing web site at www.metalshutterhouses.com.
More about Shigeru Ban Architect and Designer
Shigeru Ban creates beautiful buildings such as the New York City Metal Shutter Houses duplex homes. Shigeru Ban genius for transforming structural and programmatic necessity into delicate spatial compositions has yielded an exquisite body of residences and cultural institutions. The potential of existing materials is reconceived each time Shigeru Ban approaches a real estate project, such as the West Chelsea Metal Shutter Houses in New York City apartments, unlocking the extraordinary from the ordinary. In Shigeru Ban’s own words, “…the materials want to be something, they are waiting. Each material has its own function and potential…” Today, Shigeru Ban is known throughout the world as an architect whose work builds upon the poetic like the West Chelsea real estate offerings of New York City apartments at Metal Shutter Houses. There is an ineffable contemplative quality that stands free of the brilliant technology and practical efficiency that also comprise it. Innovative structural systems and unanticipated use of standard materials characterize all of Shigeru Ban’s architecture, from residential villas like the Paper House in Yamanashi, Japan, and the Curtain Wall House in Tokyo to major corporate, academic, and cultural buildings like the new satellite Centre Pompidou in Metz, France and now the New York City apartments at the Metal Shutter Houses in West Chelsea district. Whether Shigeru Ban’s building a summer residence for a private client or provisional housing for people whose sense of security has been made fragile by disastrous circumstances – as he’s done in Kobe, Japan, after the 1995 earthquake, aft erhte 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, in Sri Lanka, Rwanda and elsewhere- the balm of Shigeru Ban’s heart, the sense of vitalization, of inspiration is identical for both architect and resident. Shigeru Ban Architects has offices in Tokyo, Paris and New York. Since then, they have worked on numerous real estate projects with Dean Maltz, including the Nomadic Museum in New York City and currently, the West Chelsea Metal Shutter Houses.