New York, NY | USA
Vessel, the centerpiece art installation of the Public Square and Gardens of Hudson Yards development in Manhattan, is a new kind of public landmark: engaging and interactive, meant to be climbed and explored. Its 16-story steel pavilion, with 154 interconnecting flights of stairs, almost 2,500 steps and 80 landings, creates a pathway rising up above the public plaza. It stands 46 m (150 ft) tall, with a diameter of 15 m (50 ft) at its base, widening to 46 m (150 ft) at its top.
Scope of Work
Design, engineering, production and installation of 6,600 sqm (71,000 sq ft) of cladding and finishing in polished stainless steel with PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition) copper coating, 3,000 m (9,800 ft) of glass balustrade, composed of 3,000 sqm (32,300 sq ft) of low iron glass, 1,600 pcs of bead blasted stainless steel posts and 3,000 m (9,800 ft) of customized stainless steel handrail with light integrated. Supply and installation 1,100 m (3,600 ft) of storm drainage stainless steel piping, 400 m (1,300 ft) of copper water piping, 3,000 m (9,800 ft) of rigid metal conduits, 2,000 m (6,600 ft) of raceways for power, light control, public address, VCC systems inclusive 26,000 m (853,000 ft) of cable.