Cai Studio

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Description

For the Artist Studio Expansion for Cai Guo-Qiang and Cai Studio Team Staff, MRTA with OMA Architects NYC – Project Architect Scott Abrahams,  has co-designed, consulted, engineered, fabricated and installed approximately 30 pcs of custom furniture millwork using the following materials:   natural wood, mdf, steel, stainless steel, aluminum, wood veneers, corian, lacquer paint, formica, glass, mirror & plastic

01   BOOKSHELFStaff Office – shelving w/ Desk- 21′ long and 6.5′  steel wall reinforcement anchors throughout, lacquer                                finish, recess for continuous LED lighting    (photo 16)
02   STAFF TABLE  – Staff Office – 4′ wide 14.6′ long   (photo 17)
03   BOOKSHELF Cai Office  –  11.5′ wide & 9.5′ tall, steel wall reinforcement anchors throughout, lacquer finish, recess for                               continuous LED lighting    (photo 19)
04   CLOSET –  5′ wide & 9.5′ tall w/ hardware, lacquer finish, automated lighting    (photo 33)
05   KITCHEN – 27′ long & 10′ tall custom stainless steel doors w/ recessed handles.  Stainless countertop.  Walnut plywood                              interior boxes w/ hardware hinges.  Formica backsplash.   (photo 34)
07   PIVOT DOORS –  Gallery wall closets  – 6 items each 4′-10″ x 6′-10″  with specialty recessed high-end hardware and,                               sheetrock painting and plaster work only at door perimeter, lacquer finish  (photo 03 left corner)
08   LIBRARY SHELVING – Cellar 20.5′ long & 8.5′ tall, steel wall reinforcement anchors throughout, lacquer finish, recess for                             continuous LED lighting  (photo 25)
13   CORIAN BAR – Cellar – 11′ long & 3′ tall, solid corian material bar cabinet with countertop, doors, boxes, sink, recessed                            handles   (photo 37)
14   SLIDING DOOR – Tea Room Cellar – 4.5″ thick 5′-10″ wide, 6′-8″ tall  double sliding door, Florida Everglades Cypress                                 reclaimed wood (custom milled lumber), sliding hardware, structural work, coordination with project                                            Architect and GC   (photo 07)
15   TANSU CHEST – Tea Room Cellar- 3′ deep 7′ wide  6′-8″ tall  Florida Everglades Cypress reclaimed wood (custom milled                             lumber), sliding hardware, ready lighting & electrical &   (photo 09)
16   LIGHT FIXTURE – Tea Room Cellar – 11.5′ long x 8′ wide Bamboo Wood Reed, Rice paper 2 layers, 12 LED lighting                                     34″x34″ , 12 plexy boxes 2 layers of plywood, 12 steel tubing structure 1″ tubing 11.5′ long x 8′ wide,                                     Wood Frame perimeter Florida Everglades Cypress reclaimed wood (custom milled lumber) coordination                                     with project Architect and GC  (photo 15)
17   TEA ROOM SHELVES 5 pcs – Tea Room Cellar – 2″ thick 3′ wide 18″ deep, recessed grooved for LED lighting, anchored                             between 2 stone walls  Florida Everglades Cypress reclaimed wood
19   ART STORAGE FLAT FILE – Cellar – 20′ long 3′ deep, 18 drawers , hardware sliders, Formica 2″ countertop , lacquer                                 finish, removable center countertop   (photo 40)
20   DOORS 2 pcs  – Pantry door w/ frame 2′-4″ 7′-2″ ground floor  and Media door w/ frame cellar  4’wide 10′ tall w/ metal                             hvac opening,  ….recessed high-end hardware lacquer finish     (photo 32)
21   TATAMI MAT FRAME & PLATFORM –  Tea Room Cellar – wood framing 11.5′ long x 8′ around tatami mat platform wood                             slats under the tatami mats Florida Everglades Cypress reclaimed wood    (photo 14)
22a   DESK PERISCOPE –  Cellar Library – Desk 3′ x 2′ stainless steel 2″ x1/4″ frame bead blasted w/ mirror, tilting custom                              mechanism below, co-designed & engineered   ( photo 23)
22b   CHAIR –  METAL – Cellar Library – Chair 2’x3′  stainless steel 2″ x1/4″ frame bead blasted, sliding wall anchors w/                                  option to remove bed, perforated plywood co- designed & engineered  (photo 21)
22c   BED –  METAL –  Cellar Library – Bed   5′ x 3  stainless steel 2″ x1/4″ frame bead blasted,  sliding wall anchors w/                                  option to remove bed, perforated plywood co-designed & engineered   (photo 26)
22H   PERISCOPE HOOD – exterior location at entrance above skylight – triangular – 4.5′ x 2.8′ stainless steel bead blasted                               exterior hood w/ stainless steel framework on interior, interior mirror, exterior tinted glass, co-                                                    designed & engineered   (photo 01)
28   DOOR KITCHEN –  2′ wide 6′-10″  tall, custom recessed round handle, recessed high-end hardware lacquer finish                                     (photo 30)
29   MASKING PANELS – Tea Room –   5 panel cover over sliding door and tansu chest, panels on hinges, templates, lacquer                             finish, removable      (photo 07, 09)

Services

•  Designed collaboration, consulting, engineering
•  Mockup models full scale & testing
•  Material samples
•  Shop drawings, 3d models

Location:

East Village, NYC

Year:

2016

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