2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize: Shigeru BanContemporary Living Room, New York

Shigeru Ban: Metal Shutter House, 2010, New York, USA

Photo by Michael Moran

Inspiration for a mid-sized contemporary open concept medium tone wood floor living room remodel in New York with white walls and no tv —  Houzz
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Team 3 Estate Homes, LLC d/b/a Team 3 Homes wrote:Aug 9, 2014
  • michael_h_marsh

    It looks like it may be a Schweiss Bifold door

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Aine wrote:Aug 5, 2014

    What Houzz contributors are saying:

    ericreinholdt
    Eric Reinholdt, Architect added this to Design Workshop: The Case for Big Overhead DoorsJul 20, 2014

    This upward-pivoting 20-foot-tall sectional door opens this entire penthouse apartment to the city and offers proof that, when carefully designed, the overhead door can work in almost any climate, even one as extreme as New York’s. The pivoting panels create a folded, glazed roof for the outdoor area.

    johnhill
    John Hill added this to Meet Shigeru Ban, Winner of the 2014 Pritzker Architecture PrizeMar 25, 2014

    An inside layer of glass folds up to open the residence to the city. Reminiscent of the Curtain Wall House, the project finds its expression in the New York City vernacular of metal shutters and retractable garage doors, elevated to a fine level of detail appropriate to multimillion-dollar apartments. Compare this photo to the shipping containers he designed for Onagawa, and we can see that Ban does treat these two poles of his work similarly. The materials, scale and details vary, but each one is appropriate to its circumstances and overtly aware of the people who will live there. This is humanitarian architecture par excellence.Meet more Pritzker winners

    What Houzzers are commenting on:

    miggylav
    miggylav added this to Architectural IdeabookApr 20, 2019

    Overhead, pivot glass door. creates a roof when open and folded.

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    Jon Katora added this to Lake HouseNov 30, 2018

    I like how the dimensions and lines draw a persons eye outside. The door is also pretty great, but I'm not sure how practical it is.

    tmkelly1012
    Teia Kelly added this to Kellywood Lane Design Idea Pics For Brad StricklandAug 3, 2018

    Garage Door for outside flex room

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