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Art Barn / Robert Young

  • 01:00 - 5 February, 2013
Art Barn / Robert Young
Art Barn / Robert Young, © Michael Moran
© Michael Moran

© Frank Oudeman © Michael Moran © Michael Moran © Michael Moran +26

  • Architects

  • Location

    Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
  • Architect in Charge

    Robert Young
  • Project Architect

    Aaron Cattani
  • Project Team

    Kiyomi Troemner, Jason Shannon, Eleanor Lee, Shea Murdock
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

© Frank Oudeman
© Frank Oudeman

From the architect. Designed for a pair of artists, this 10,000-square-foot "Art Barn" features a "green screen" that creates a living skin over the majority of the concrete-block structure. Made of metal mesh planted with white wisteria vines, the screen supports greenery that overlaps windows, frames views of the lake and woodlands, and provides added thermal insulation.

© Michael Moran
© Michael Moran

The building houses two large multipurpose galleries with 16-foot ceilings and polished concrete floors, and a chef's commercial-grade kitchen. Several smaller-scaled, flexible rooms are used as ancillary studios, administrative offices, for sleeping, exercise and storage. A museum-sized elevator facilitates installation and removal of large-scale art pieces.

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