Daylight and views of the surrounding landscape utilize the strip window
that wraps the exterior.
Gray also responded to Le Corbusier's canonical tenets, for example, his use of the strip window
, reinterpreting this feature at E1027: "In contrast to Le Corbusier's sharp delineation of the strip window
, Gray articulated hers as a layered membrane" (107).
The structural frame, the facade separated from structure, the strip window
, the flat roof--these are the equivalent of the periodic table.
Above is a glass strip window
to light the first floor office space, and above that is zinc cladding to show that function.
Above it, two layers of brick and horizontal strip window
set up a counterpoint with the surrounding vertical openings before a glazed cube emerges from the parapet, a studio against the sky.
On upper portions of the street facade, corrugated metal panels alternate with triple-glazed strip windows
whose sound insulation mitigates elevated train noise.
Rather than the strip windows
and infill, there is now a unified and transparent curtainwall of lustrous glass, with a cantilevered canopy, also of glass, over the entrance on the left as you enter.
"A company would come in and weather strip windows
The horizontal cladding and strip windows
appear in another guise in the tail of the building, stepping up like a staircase away from the towers, so that one can almost imagine the white vertical building having been overwhelmed by a horizontal green one.