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Pierhouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York City

Photo courtesy of Allied Specialty Group Inc.

Rogers Marvel Architects specified a variety of different colored metal composite material (MCM) panels for Pierhouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park. The pattern of colors refers to Brownstone buildings in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood and the MCM gives the projects’ two buildings a modern look. In addition to the metal panels, the design uses limestone, which reflects white granite on nearby Brooklyn Bridge piers.

PG New York installed 127,000 square feet of two of Allied Specialty Group Inc.’s MCM panels systems: the Estolga 1000 Dry Seal System and ACPExpress H-100-A System. The Estolga 1000 Dry Seal System was used primarily on the façade and the ACPExpress H-100-A System was used primarily at windows. Both systems were installed with 4-mm, fire-retardant (FR) MCM panels with 1/2-inch joints in between them. There are seven panel colors: Anodic Bronze, Bronze #2, Brooklyn Black, Coconut Husk, Dark Bronze, Deep Black and Kaffee.

The 580,000-square-foot project includes a 194-room hotel and 106-unit condominium building. It attained LEED Silver certification and features green roofs, views of New York harbor and a park, and pathways to the park. It was completed for $225 million in October 2016.