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PROJECT

windows

Lofty Windows
Architectural renovation of an historical
building uses Zola windows to provide
modern energy efficiency.

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ocated in the heart of Tribeca, New York City, 6o White Street combines high-end
design and craftsmanship with the standards of architectural preservation and environmentally conscious construction. The developer of this reimagined 1869 build-

ing-with a collection of eight residential lofts-is the Sorgente Group of America, New York.
With careful selection of materials and inspired interior design, the charm, character, and
history of the landmark edifice is preserved and celebrated, while creating a modern loft
experience. Zola Windows, Steamboat Springs, CO, played a role in helping embrace and
engender the Passive House construction standard, aiding the transformation of a landmark-protected, large commercial building into an architecturally precise, low energy,
high-performance facility.
For 60 White Street, a brand new class of window was developed that pushed the technological envelope while replicating the look appropriate for a 146-year-old historical edifice.
Spanning three panes, Zola's American Heritage SDH (Simulated Double Hung) window
created a well-insulated, draft-free building envelope. The replica-quality window is said to
provide industry-leading airtightness and thermal performance, coupled with craftsmanship
fitting a detailed historical restoration.
60 White lofts provide large and gracious rooms with ample lighting in a modern and
luxurious space. Approximately 80% of the project's materials were reused or maintained

Photography: Nico Arellano
Above. Windows were developed for the 60 White Street project that pushed the technological envelope
while faithfully replicating the look appropriate for a 146-year-old historical edifice.
Top left. The building houses eight residential lofts with windows providing airtightness and thermal
performance, coupled with craftsmanship.

from the existing structure. The rest of the finishes were sourced locally, helping to breathe
new life into the buildings. Some of the local materials include Vermont Danby Marble
from Vermont Quarries Corp., Mendon, VT, and 300-year-old reclaimed oak from The
Hudson Company, New York. The marble embodies the performance and durability of the
project, while the reclaimed wood speaks to the natural and historical quality. An important
component of the project is the biophilia and the use of nature to improve the building's
living conditions, including a planted green wall in the lobby, which offers aesthetic charm
while contributing to a healthy and natural ventilation system. These materials help execute
the vision of excellence, sustainability, and historical preservation-choosing to honor the
past while building for the future. CA
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Commercial Architecture October 2017

The Architects
Shaping Neighborhoods
Local Atmosphere
Concrete Tile Roof Caps Renovation
Decking Provides Venue Views
Exteriors Products
After The Storm
Lofty Windows
Glass Spans Mixed-Use Development
Smart Glass Delivers Airport Comfort
Windows & Doors Products
Solar-Thermal/Tankless Water Heating Is LEED Platinum
UV Technology Fights Infection
Co-Gen Delivers Comfort At Ronald McDonald House
HVAC & Plumbing Products
Contemporary Lighting, Outdoor Dining
Low Voltage, LEDs Meet Sustainable Goals
Lighting & Electrical Products
Polished-Concrete Floor Reveals Natural Beauty
Interiors Products
Building Technology Products
Showcase
Index
Portfolio
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Cover1
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Cover2
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 1
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 2
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 3
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 4
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 5
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 6
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 7
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - The Architects
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 9
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Shaping Neighborhoods
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 11
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 12
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 13
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 14
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 15
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 16
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 17
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Local Atmosphere
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 19
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 20
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 21
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 22
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 23
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Concrete Tile Roof Caps Renovation
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 25
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 26
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Decking Provides Venue Views
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Exteriors Products
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 29
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - After The Storm
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 31
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Lofty Windows
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Glass Spans Mixed-Use Development
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Smart Glass Delivers Airport Comfort
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 37
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Windows & Doors Products
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 39
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Solar-Thermal/Tankless Water Heating Is LEED Platinum
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 41
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 42
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - UV Technology Fights Infection
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 44
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Co-Gen Delivers Comfort At Ronald McDonald House
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 46
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 47
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 48
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 49
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - HVAC & Plumbing Products
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 51
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 52
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Contemporary Lighting, Outdoor Dining
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Low Voltage, LEDs Meet Sustainable Goals
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Lighting & Electrical Products
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 56
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Polished-Concrete Floor Reveals Natural Beauty
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 58
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 59
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Interiors Products
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 61
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Building Technology Products
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 63
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Showcase
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Index
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Portfolio
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Cover3
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Cover4
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