Nitehawk Cinema Façade

Caliper Studio designed, detailed, fabricated and installed the custom zinc and glass façade for the Nitehawk Cinema and Apartments.

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In addition to the feature cast glass and LED cinema façade on Metropolitan Avenue, Caliper Studio also designed, fabricated and installed the North First Street façade.

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Caliper Studio created a custom-coded automated procedure to produce the 247 unique files for CNC laser cutting.

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Mockup used to test integrated window trim assembly.

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Detail of mockup used to test lens attachment and wiring strategy.

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  1. Junction box
  2. Electrical conduit
  3. Continuous galvanized steel angle for mounting panels
  4. Air barrier
  5. Zinc window header
  6. 20" galvanized bent steel angle mounted to structural stud
  7. 3-diode LED module
  8. Custom cast glass lens with frosted back
  9. Zinc building trim
  10. Zinc window jamb
  11. Zinc window sill
  12. Pre-weathered zinc cassette panel

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Detail of mockup used to test lens attachment and wiring strategy.

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Detail of glass lens showing tactile characteristics resulting from the manual casting process.

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Guardrail corner and baluster detail
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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
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