in the Public Realm
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, NYU
Educational: Educational

Philip Johnson
Renovation Architect
Joel Sanders Architect
  • Constructed, 1965
  • Interior Renovation, 2012
  • ENR New York Best Projects 2013
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The Bobst Pixel Veil addresses dual design challenges: the creation of a secure yet visually porous membrane that is aesthetically compatible with the atrium designed by Philip Johnson in 1968.

The Pixel Veil consists of laser-cut aluminum panels and vertical supports painted to match the existing bronze handrail. Each laser-cut panel is inscribed with a perforated pattern - the Pixel Matrix - composed using an underlying 4” grid whose spacing aligns with the vertical stanchions of the ori...
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70 Washington Sq
New York, NY 10012
United States

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