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Architecture from Commission to Construction by Jennifer Hudson

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Weiner Townhouse

LOT-EK

Location: New York City, USA

Principal use: Live/work space

Client: Lawrence and Alice Weiner

Site area: 108.7 m2 (1,170 ft2)

[5.5 x 19.8 m (18 ft x 65 ft)]

Interior area: 232.2 m2 (2,500ft2)

Total build area: 3,500ft2

Design period: August 2005 – October 2008

Construction period: August 2006 – October 2008

Budget: Undeclared (the budget was adequate for the design intentions)

LOT-EK use reclaimed heavy-duty industrial products -petroleum trailer tanks, shipping containers, truck bodies, in one instance the fuselage of a jet engine -as well as raw materials to create buildings that blur the boundaries between architecture, design, art and performance installation. Although employing the latest technological advances, the ...

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