425 Park Avenue
The new building will cover an area of 47,523 sq m (511,538 sq ft) and will stand at 206.5 m (677.5 ft) tall. In addition to being split across 43 stories, it will be divided vertically into three sections.
Between each section, there will be triple-height sky gardens will act as “urban squares in a vertical city.” As well as offering open space in Manhattan, which is otherwise at a premium, the gardens will feature cafes, bars and spaces for events.
The purpose of our report is to provide the structural design of the secondary steel structure for the glazed curtain walling system W-3 located at 7-9 floors and 20-22 floors.
Location: New York
Job: Curtain Wall Design
Client: Permasteelisa North America
Architectural Design: Foster + Partners