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Richard Meier & Partners Architects


Innovation •  The notion to try and do something different •  Apply better solutions to meet the needs and requirements •  Implement new ideas to facility the process •  Use effective products, detail and services •  Lead to creative and unique design solutions


Innovative Facades


Coffee Plaza, Hamburg (2008 - 2010) • 

Solar Tracking Kinetic Translucent Glass Louvers


OCT Shenzhen Clubhouse, Shenzhen (2008 – 2012) •  Solid Surface Rainscreen System


Italcementi i.lab, Bergamo (2005 – 2012) • 

Photocatalytic Self-Cleaning Concrete


Façade Design Considerations •  Natural Light and Views •  Energy Efficient •  Environmental Conditions


Condominium Tower, Taichung (2012 -) •  One-Way Vision Dual Frit Glazing


Engel & Volkers, Hamburg (2012 - ) • 

Custom Window Units for Acoustic, Energy and Ventilation Requirements


Rothschild Tower, Tel Aviv (2006 - ) • 

Double Skin Façade Louver System


SoMa Master Plan and Teachers Village, Newark, New Jersey 2007 -


Downtown Master Plan 2030


Teachers Village Master Plan 2015


Teachers Village Vicinity Plan – Downtown Newark


Newark Living Downtown Plan and Landmarks Commission


Teachers Village, Newark, New Jersey 2007 - 2015

RESIDENTIAL •  6 Residential Buildings

EDUCATIONAL •  3 Charter Schools

COMMERCIAL •  20 Retail Spaces


Teachers Village Design Considerations


LEED ND for a Sustainable Community


Balconies and Terraces for Urban Scale


Activate Streetscape with Ground Floor Retail


Shared Community Facilities


Glazing for Visual Connection to the Street


Full Height Glazing for Natural Light and Views


Teachers Village Faรงade Materials


Ironspot Face Brick


Aluminum Storefront Units


Aluminum Curtain Wall System


Solera Translucent Glazing Unit


ACM Panel Rainscreen System


Stucco Cement Plaster


EIFS


Teachers Village Façade Construction Cost •  Charter Schools = $57 / sf •  Workforce Housing = $49 / sf •  Average Façade Construction Cost = $52 / sf


Teachers Village Design Achievements


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Energy performance 10% better than the ASHRAE baseline

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Achieve architectural design intent within budget

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Enhance the living spatial quality and comfort


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Integrate with the existing urban fabric

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Revitalize the neighborhood


Richard Meier & Partners Architects

Implementing Innovation Panel  
Implementing Innovation Panel  

Implementing Innovation Panel by Vivian Lee, Richard Meier & Partners, Facades+ conference New York 2015