The bold, yet refined integration of glass and terra cotta at the National Museum of Jewish American History mirrors the project’s duality. An eighty-five-foot-high, light-filled atrium and historic location facing Philadelphia’s Independence Mall invites contemplative reflection while the terra-cotta ties the building to its neighboring […]
Arena Stage was founded in 1950 as a pioneering force in the regional American theater movement. In 2010, after nearly a decade of planning, design, and construction, it reopened with a facility that doubled its size. The new theater complex underscores the venue’s close relationship […]
A modern addition to the historic Columbia University campus, this multidisciplinary facility is primarily clad in anodized aluminum rainscreen panels that articulate the building’s truss structure. Heintges was engaged by the architects for the design and engineering of the full exterior envelope.
The new Academic Science Building at Medgar Evers College is the central hub of the expanding campus. Located near Prospect Park in Brooklyn, the facility is a centerpiece of cross-disciplinary collaboration housing the college’s School of Science, Health and Technology, classrooms, laboratories, offices, and an […]
The Rockefeller University Collaborative Research Center lives up to its namesake by bridging two existing buildings and providing additional meeting and gathering space for this dense urban campus. The glass curtain wall features a conical projection through the west facade that forms a six-story interior […]
A seven-story mixed-use building and student center, designed to replace Barnard College’s two-story McIntosh Center, provides the compact, urban campus with an illuminated focal point along its Broadway border. A skeptical board of trustees, partial to conventional brick-and-mortar, was persuaded by an all-glass facade design […]
Part of the Lincoln Center Development Project, the new Hypar Pavilion on the south side of West 65th Street creates an updated entrance to the Lincoln Center Film Society and revitalizes public spaces, adding a restaurant, renovated plaza, reflecting pool, grand staircase, and a swooping roof lawn. The […]
This sensitive, yet bold project revitalizes a Brutalist building, connecting it to the vibrant neighborhood. The project adds a cantilevered extension to the upper floors of the Juilliard School where it faces Broadway, creating a soaring entrance lobby below it and a new projecting, luminous glass facade. The […]
Located at the south end of Rockefeller Park in lower Manhattan, the Riverhouse is a high-rise condominium featuring the first double skin facade on a residential building in New York City and the first to achieve LEED Gold certification in Battery Park City. The predominant […]
The Lewis Katz Building forms an S-shaped gateway at the north edge of the University Park campus. The law school’s facility on Penn State’s main campus positions the library as the center of the student educational experience. The unobstructed ground floor open plan is intended […]
The Standard Hotel is a 19-story boutique hotel across from the Hudson River waterfront in the heart of the Manhattan’s Meatpacking District. The building straddles the High Line, a public city park built on a disused elevated railroad track that runs between (and through) buildings […]
Midway between the Capitol and the White House stands the Newseum, imaginatively designed in bars of distinct volumes referencing the sections of a newspaper. Differing degrees of opacity and translucency accommodate the building’s various functions as museum, offices, and residences. A unique horizontal cable-stayed “window […]
Forty-story casino and hotel enclosed in a geometrically complex unitized glass curtain wall with programmable L.E.D.’s incorporated into each unit. Heintges was involved as an integral part of the design team in all phases, from Schematic Design through Construction Administration.
Built in 1962, Edward Durell Stone’s controversial white monolith at 2 Columbus Circle was transformed by Allied Works’ 2008 design into an exhibition space that allows natural light to enter through a series of structural “cuts” in the facade and concrete shell. Inset with transparent […]
The Bloch Building, an addition to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, consisting of a new underground space and five interconnected above-ground structures. Heintges was engaged as curtain wall consultant for design development, mock-up, and fabrication and installation phases.
The 14-story Ambulatory Care Center and Medical Education Building was conceived as a faceted, crystalline form, echoing the Neo-Gothic, stone architecture of the Weill Cornell Medical College campus. The building envelope is a glass curtain wall along the street-facing elevations and a brick and infill […]
Beit Avi Chai is a mixed-use cultural center in the heart of Jerusalem, dedicated to addressing major issues of thought and creativity in Jewish and Israeli Society. This four-story building responds to its location at the juncture of diverse neighborhoods, communities, and cultures with Jerusalem […]
The 165,000-square-foot presidential library, completed in 2004, anchors a restoration of Little Rock’s long-neglected warehouse district, evoking historical bridges across the river. The building is located within a 28-acre city park along the south bank of the Arkansas River. Conceived of as a glass-enclosed bridge […]
This complex intervention to MoMA’s existing midtown building featured 20 wall types and more than 30 types of glass and other finishes, such as black granite cladding and architecturally-exposed structural steel. The grand scale and minimalist aesthetic of the design for the 17-story Yoshio Taniguchi […]
Christian de Portzamparc’s prismatic 23-story LVMH Tower contains more than 45,000 square feet of custom-designed unitized curtain wall and stainless steel storefront. Heintges applied for and was granted the first-ever reconsideration by New York City’s Department of Buildings for integrated vertical fire separation based on an […]