DATE : 2016

LOCATION : West 57 Street NY, NY

CLIENT : The Durst Organization

MEDIUM : aluminum

SIZE : 56 ft x 60 ft

Stephen Glassman Studio is currently creating the eight-story public sculpture that will complement the main entry of Bjarke Ingels Group’s inaugural North American skyscraper— the VIA tetrahedron — on Manhattan’s w57th Street overlooking the Hudson River. The Hudson is more than just a waterway and tidal estuary — it shapes Manhattan. FLOWS TWO WAYS refers to two forces that are separate yet connected.

The massive, architecturally-integrated sculptural façade at West 57th has demanded fine-tuned collaboration with the owner/developer, multiple architects, façade and structural engineers, marketing and way-finding specialists, builders and fabricators — further erasing the edges of art and architecture.

 

PROJECT CREDITS

Artist   STEPHEN GLASSMAN
Architect | Lead Designer   FREESIA TORRES
Creative Director | Designer   CATHERINE MENARD
Project Director   AARON SLAVIN

 

57W Owner | Developer   THE DURST ORGANIZATION

Building Architects   BJARKE INGELS GROUP | STUDIO V | DARIUS TORABY ASSOCIATES

Structural Engineers   OVE ARUP & PARTNERS P.C. | SEVERUD ASSOCIATES NYC

Fabrication   MILGO/BUFKIN NYC

Fabrication Design Consultant   RON MCPHERSON | LA PALOMA FINE ARTS

Studio Design Associates   RYAN ECKSTROM | ED HENRY | ROSA LEE | SHAWN RASSEKH | JACKIE SALAZAR MCCALLION
Special Thanks to STEINBERG ARCHITECTS

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