108 Chambers is a 10-story mixed use building in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York City. The unique facade features custom geometric angular slab/spandrel metal panel formations surrounding the windows on the entire exterior, customized to the architect’s design. Because this project had specific intentions for the ways in which the facade would be shaped, metal was an ideal choice. The finish, Deco Bronze, is contextual as a nod to the previous building’s bronze facade. It is a clear coat metal, colored using the organic resins of pure aluminum with varied levels of luminosity and glinting creating optical texture. The color and reflectivity of the facade move as the sun moves adding additional dimension to a large facade.
Credits: - Woods Bagot - Architect - Keith Sagglioca