GOOGLE SHOWROOM AT 9TH AVENUE

Google Showroom at 9th Avenue

Location:

Manhattan, NY

Architect:

Reddymade Architecture and Design

www.rmdny.com

Size:

5,000 Square Feet

Description:

Stratford Engineering was involved in the design process for the first 5,000 square foot, Google retail store in Chelsea, Manhattan, New York. The unique storefront structure has a modern exterior, with large glass panels, and looking towards Chelsea Market.

Stratford worked closely with Reddymade to reinforce the existing structure by installing a brand new full ground floor slab and to support the various pieces of art and sculptures around the space. Stratford also design the support systems for the following:

  • Provided a support system for the Imagination Space, including a steel support system for the ceiling above and ground floor below.
  • Designed the supports for the various interactive monitors in the open space, including the Event Space screens.
  • Installed tension cables from the floor above to support the large wireframe sculpture.
  • Mounted steel beams and welded steel plates to the existing framing to support the new discovery boxes at the front of the store.
Related Article:

Google Opens First Physical Retail Space in NYC by Reddymade

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Photo Credits to Google / Paul Warchol