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Old Posted Oct 6, 2017, 12:43 AM
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Is the Vessel too close to the retail podium?
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Is the Vessel too close to the retail podium?
No, it just looks that way from some of the pics. Close enough to peer inside perhaps...



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“Office buildings are our factories – whether for tech, creative or traditional industries we must continue to grow our modern factories to create new jobs,” said United States Senator Chuck Schumer.
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what is this for? like... getting your steps in?
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Old Posted Oct 17, 2017, 12:42 AM
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what is this for? like... getting your steps in?
Go for it.




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If it has been asked and answered before I apologize but what is the reflective material being used here? It looks like highly polished copper, but that can't be right... Does anyone know for sure?
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I found this:

"heatherwick studio’s design for hudson yards comprises a geometric lattice of intersecting flights of stairs. the form of the painted steel frame, rises from a 50 foot diameter base and widens at the top to 150 feet, with an underside clad with a polished copper-colored skin."
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ahh copper-colored. I wonder if its some sort of thermoplastic like that fake chrome stuff.
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ahh copper-colored. I wonder if its some sort of thermoplastic like that fake chrome stuff.


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...it is constructed of a structural painted steel frame with its underside surfaces covered by a polished copper-coloured steel skin.
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This is the sexiest most futuristic piece of public art in the country.
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