M.Castedo Architects

M.Castedo Architects

New York, NY


Entrance Lobby

The project is a redesign of an entry lobby to a typical New York Pre-War office building.The faceted wood ceiling provides integral light coves and adjustable lighting with numerouscircuits to allow for wide variety of lighting scenarios. The concrete reception desk is designed inthe spirit of Richard Serra.The space is long and narrow and connects the street entrance to the elevators in the rear.Materials include porcelain floor tiles, plaster walls and wood paneled ceilings.The space will double as an art space to showcase larger pieces from the building owner’s artcollection and it will also be used by a tenant, The Graduate Center of the New York School ofInterior Design for student exhibits.

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Status: Built
Location: New York, NY, US
Firm Role: Lead Architect